Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months for United Methodist local churches or United Methodist-related agencies/institutions. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at
Scroll down to see "Local Church Positions," "Seeking Employment" and "Other" positions available outside the local church.


Associate Minister of Discipleship
Peakland UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an individual with the heart of a Deacon to fill the position of Associate Minister of Discipleship. This full-time position works in a staff environment within a progressive congregation, is responsible for the discipleship development of all ages of the congregation, and enables the congregation to connect with the community in mission and justice ministries. The successful candidate will be comfortable in the leadership of a youth program and will be working with a salaried part-time youth ministry assistant. A ministry description can be found at (Click on, “About us,” > “Jobs.”) Please submit a letter of interest with a resume to Peakland UMC, 4434 Boonsboro Rd., Lynchburg VA, 24503, Attn: Associate Position. The position includes healthcare, retirement, and life insurance and a start date during July 1-31, 2020 is preferred. (Posted on 3/16/20)

Youth Ministry Director
Heritage UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an energetic and creative Youth Ministry Director to work with HUMC staff and volunteers to organize, plan and lead opportunities for faith development and spiritual life skills for youth (6th- 12th grade). Click here for a detailed job description. Please submit a cover letter and resume to or Heritage United Methodist Church, Employment, 582 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 3/16/20)

Office Manager
Franconia UMC, Alexandria District, is seeking a part-time Office Manager to perform, organize and coordinate administration and office management duties in a Christian administrative office environment. Skills should include competency in MS Office Suite, Google products and other office machinery, and a willingness to be trained on church and other related database management. The ideal candidate will display a good work ethic with organizational skills and attention to detail, and be able to handle daily tasks and meet firm deadlines. The candidate must have the ability to deal in a positive, compassionate and confidential manner in all interactions with the church's staff, volunteers, congregation and the community. Salary is determined based on experience. The preferred start date for this hire is April 1, 2020. To apply for this position, please send the following to a. Resume. b. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter including salary expectations for this part-time position. c. Statement of Personal Faith. Full details of the position are available via this link Deadline to apply to this position is March 20, 2020. (Posted on 3/11/20)

Director of Worship and Youth Ministries
Light of Christ UMC, Charlotte, NC, is seeking a Director of Worship and Youth Ministries who must be a humble servant who is committed to Christ, actively pursuing God, Spirit-led, musically gifted, committed to leading and encouraging young people, interpersonally adept, organized, gracious and wise. To lead worship and youth ministries, skill with recruiting, leading, and empowering teams of volunteers is key. Collaboration with Worship Ministry and Youth Ministry volunteers, youth parents, and middle and high school students is necessary to ensure congregational ownership and vital to growing ministries. Expertise with media, video, associated software and copyright laws and guidelines is critical. Click here for a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply by March 31 (pdf). (Posted on 3/6/20)

Director of Youth Ministries
Davidson UMC, Davidson, NC, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. Serving as the spiritual leader and a role model for students in 6th-12th grades, this individual will help develop a comprehensive approach to understanding and experiencing one’s faith that makes sense to adolescents. Additionally, the Director serves as the primary point person for the Wesley College Ministry at Davidson College and all college-aged young adults connected with the church. Joined by a team of supportive stakeholders, the Director is hoped to lead with enthusiasm, consistency, and clear direction.For additional details, please check out the church’s website Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to (Posted on 3/6/20)

Worship Leader
Bethany UMC, Hampton, is seeking a Worship Leader who will lead and teach our mission through music and, simple yet powerful messages that inspire and encourage Christian discipleship. The Worship Leader will execute these duties by working with the Pastor and Music Director to serve as the Accompanist Worship Leader for a Music and Praise ministry at an early service each Sunday. This leader will collaborate with the pastor to foster regular individual and family worship and spiritual growth. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume and cover letter to or mail it to Bethany United Methodist Church, 1509 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666. (Posted on 3/5/20)

Director of Music
Huguenot UMC, Richmond, is seeking a Director of Music. Professional Qualifications and Skills: • A Christian in word and deed. • A strong musical education. • Knowledge of church music and ability to perform and interpret it appropriately. • Proficient in organ, piano, handbells, and choir direction. • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well to diverse age groups. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send any inquiries to (Posted on 3/5/20)

Communications Specialist, 30 Hours/Week
Burke United Methodist Church – Burke, VA: The Communications Specialist will create and maintain a consistent and appealing image of the church across all media and offer administrative support to church staff. The Communications Specialist provides appropriate publicity, advertising, and promotion within the congregation and in the community using social media, brochures, banners, post cards, signs, and banners. In addition, they maintain the web site and bulletin. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 3/4/20) 

Preschool Director, 25-30 Hours/Week (To Begin June 2020)
Burke United Methodist Church – Burke, VA: The Director of Burke United Methodist Preschool provides leadership of the BUMP ministry by coordinating daily operation, acting as a liaison between the church and the preschool, supervising preschool faculty and staff, maintaining policies and procedures for program operation as a licensed preschool, and offering vision and creativity to the overall program. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 3/4/20) 

Coordinator of Discipleship for Children and Youth, Full-Time w/Benefits
Burke United Methodist Church – Burke, VA: The Coordinator of Discipleship for Children and Youth provides mission ownership and execution of all children and youth ministries at Burke UMC (infant-12th grades). They provide vision and leadership while identifying, training, and coordinating volunteers. The Director ensures that children and youth have opportunities to engage in ministries of worship, learn, share, and care. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to (Posted on 3/4/20)

Assistant Property Manager
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a part-time Assistant Property Manager to assist the Property Manager in maintaining the church building and grounds to provide a clean, safe, and welcoming environment that supports Ebenezer’s strategic vision. The selected individual will complete routine tasks on Sunday morning prior to worship, such as, Café set up and breakdown, sidewalks and parking lot clear of debris, vacuuming, windows, trash removal, bathrooms, etc. as needed; ensure facilities are in good working order for worship services; perform basic repairs and maintenance to the various areas of the church building to include, but not limited to, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and lighting. These duties would be predominately completed on weekends and evenings. The individual may be requested to be available to support major church events. The ideal candidate will have at least a high school education, experience in property management or maintenance, knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures, and knowledge of customer support principles. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Apply via email or pick up an application in the office. Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Assistant Property Manager, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to and indicate “Assistant Property Manager” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 3/3/20)

Church Treasurer
First United Methodist Church Fox Hill, 1 Salt Pond Rd, Hampton, VA, is seeking a part-time treasurer. Experience is required. Church office experience is preferred. Work will typically be 20 hours per week. Principle Function: To disburse all funds received into the church treasury in a responsible and organized manner, with funds identified and bills paid when due, so that the ministry of the church can be effective. Duties include disbursing all money contributed to the local church budget, keeping accurate records of how money is spent and balancing bank statements monthly. Experience with Church Windows (Membership, Donations, Accounting, and Payroll modules) is desired. Payroll for staff members will be prepared semi-monthly; while Virginia State report and withholdings, monthly reports and check to IRS for Federal withholding, Social Security and Medicare will be prepared. Work will be according to the guidelines established by the Church Council or through the Committee on Finance. Give monthly all World Service and conference benevolence funds on hand to the conference treasurer. Participate in and report regularly to the committee on Finance, Church Council, and Charge Conference, and will participate in staff meetings. The Treasurer is responsible to the Finance Committee Chair under supervision of the Pastor. Should be friendly and willing to assist church members in times of need. Please respond no later than 20 March, 2020 by emailing resume to (Posted on 3/3/20)

Church Administrator
Charity UMC in Virginia Beach, VA (Pungo area) is seeking to hire a part-time (25-30 hrs wk) Church Administrator. This position has responsibility for all day to day office functions as well as scheduling & supervising building maintenance, accounts payable, reporting and budgeting as well as other financial tasks. This person will organize information, manage team logistics, communicate information relating to the church calendar and building usage, and work toward keeping the day-to-day operations at Charity organized and clear. For a detailed job description or to send a resume, please contact the SPRC chair at (Posted on 3/2/20)

Discipleship and Family Minister
Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson, VA is seeking a part-time (30 hours/week) Discipleship and Family Minister to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our youth, young adults, and families. This will include but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services and coordinating our Youth, Young Adult and Young Families Sunday School, holding weekly meetings with both middle and high school youth, organizing family activities and attending a once yearly mission trip, recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. This person must be a passionate and dynamic leader with a vital and growing relationship with Christ and have the ability to share God’s love and bring God’s teachings to our youth and families. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience to include work in Christian education and/or be accredited as a youth/ family minister. Additionally, this person must undergo a background check, submit DMV record, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of hire. Salary commensurate with experience. There is potential for this to become a full-time position based on the growing needs of the discipleship development of our youth/families. Please submit resumes to by March 31. (Posted on 2/28/20)

Director of Senior Adult Ministries
Windsor Hills UMC on the Roanoke District is seeking a part-time (15-20 hours per week) Director of Senior Adult Ministries to lead the most vibrant senior’s ministry in the area.  Duties would primarily include monthly programming, visitation, and occasional preaching, along with others as negotiated. For inquiries, please call the Rev. Doug Paysour at 540/312-8858, or to apply send a resume with a cover letter to (Posted on 2/27/20)

Director of Church Preschool Academy
West Point UMC, West Point, Va., is seeking a director of its Preschool Academy who is responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the Preschool including curriculum development, staff hiring and management, marketing, communication, recruitment and enrollment, budget development (in conjunction with the Preschool Board Treasurer), purchasing of supplies and equipment. The Director assumes the responsibility of developing and maintaining a Christian based learning environment for 3- and 4-year-old preschool children within the life and ministry of the West Point United Methodist Church. The Preschool operates three days a week from 9 am to 1 pm daily. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send a resume and references to (Posted on 2/21/20)

Preschool Teacher
West Point UMC, West Point, Va., is seeking a director of its Preschool Academy who is recruiting a motivated and effective teacher to instruct 3- and 4-year-old children in a program designed to promote social, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth. The teacher has the responsibility of developing and maintaining a Christian based learning environment for preschool children within the life and ministry of the church. Hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 9 am to 1 pm. The Preschool follows the same school calendar as the West Point Public Schools. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send a resume and references to (Posted on 2/21/20)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Dulin Church, a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, midsize United Methodist congregation located in Falls Church, Virginia, is seeking a part time (20 hours/week) Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This position will focus on casting the mission and vision of Dulin Church by developing, coordinating and administering education and outreach ministries for children and youth. A full job description can be found at Salary is in the $25,000 range based on education and experience. Please send a resume to Closing date is March 23, 2020. (Posted on 2/19/20)

Music Director
Laurel Hill UMC, located in eastern Henrico County, is seeking a part-time Music Director. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the Christian faith as well as an ability to direct and accompany our church choirs. For additional information, interested persons may contact the Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, 1919 New Market Road, Richmond, Virginia 23231; or email address; or telephone 804-795-2772. (Posted on 2/17/20)

Youth Director
Crenshaw UMC in Blackstone, VA is looking for a part-time Youth Director to work with our 5th - 12th graders. We are looking for an individual who has a heart for God, and truly desires to lead young people into personal relationships with Jesus Christ. This position will include time with the youth on Sunday mornings/evenings, as well as regular outside activities, retreats, and mission trips. If you feel led to this calling, please email us at We look forward to hearing from you! (Posted on 2/13/20)

Music Director
Fairview UMC, Danville, is seeking a full-time Music Director to provide spiritual leadership for the music ministries of our church. The director will coordinate all of the music for worship services and special programs, which includes assisting with planning both weekly and special worship services, leading rehearsals, recruiting and working with volunteers in vocal and hand bell choirs, praise team and for leading music and choirs for said worship services.  The position also serves as a support to the Pastor and other staff members for carrying out the vision and mission of the church.   Full job description is available here (pdf). Salary range $30,000-35,000 based upon skill and experience.  Please send cover letter, resume and video example of you leading (rehearsal or worship service) to: For more information call (434) 792-3391. (Posted on 2/10/20)


Maintenance Coordinator
Camp Alta Mons, Shawsville, is seeking a Maintenance Coordinator. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all property, facilities, equipment, and grounds are maintained at a high level of safety, appearance, cleanliness, and functionality that supports our goal of engaging churches, campers, guests and our community in the programs and services we provide. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Ronda Wimmer at For questions, call Ronda at 540-268-2409. Alta Mons is a Camp and Retreat Center for the Roanoke District of the Virginia Conference. It is located at 2842 Crockett Springs Rd, Shawsville VA 24162. Read more about the camp on their website at (Posted on 3/13/20)

Program Coordinator
The Leadership Institute on the Richmond Campus of Union Presbyterian Seminary is seeking a Program Coordinator.  The job posting, with job description, can be viewed by clicking on the Employment page of the seminary website. We anticipate that the new person in this position will begin on April 1, 2020. Anyone who is interested in receiving more information or who would like to apply should contact Tinsley Jones, Director of Program Development of the Leadership Institute, at (Posted on 3/2/20)

The Wesley Community Service Center, Portsmouth, is seeking a part-time bookkeeper (5-10 hours per week). Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including processing payroll twice monthly, financial record keeping and transactions. Current transactions include accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. Maintains an average of 25 accounts and performs billing of summer camp fees. The desired individual will have advanced experience with QuickBooks and experience working in the nonprofit setting. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email resume and any questions to Renyatta L. Banks, Executive Director, at (Posted on 2/14/20)


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