Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at brendacapen@vaumc.org
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CONFERENCE POSITIONS

Administrative Assistant
Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc. (VUMPI), located in Glen Allen, VA, is seeking an Administrative Assistant. VUMPI is the agency of the Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church charged with administering various pension and benefit plans for clergy and lay employees of the Conference. This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary, generous benefits package and advancement potential. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The search committee will begin reviewing resumes as they are received and until the position has been filled. Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest along with a current resume via email to jobs@vaumc.org. (Posted on 8/2/18)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Part-Time Nursery Assistant
Chester UMC has an opening for a Part-Time Nursery Assistant: Sundays, 8:00 AM -12:30 PM and additional special occasions. Must be dependable, trustworthy, and exhibit Christian loyalty. Applicant must be 18 years old and pass a background screening and drug test. Please send resume to Terry at cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org. (Posted on 8/21/18)

Administrative Assistant
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, a mid‐sized neighborhood church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant. This key staff member fills a vital role in support of our church’s mission and vision by helping to establish a friendly atmosphere for visitors, managing a variety of administrative office tasks, and developing effective church communications. Responsibilities include answering the phone and assisting visitors, communicating via email, managing the church calendar, producing weekly bulletins and monthly newsletters and other reports and correspondence as requested by the staff, recording worship attendance, and other general office work. The successful candidate will be proficient in writing and editing and a variety of office equipment and computer applications—especially desktop publishing and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of or a willingness to learn website management, creativity in graphic design, and social media management are also needed. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Business Manager. This is a salaried part-time staff position with an average of 30 hours a week. Click here for a detailed position description (pdf). Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dave Nefzger, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, at sumcsprc2@gmail.com, with a copy to admin@sydenstrickerumc.org. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 8/20/18)

Church Treasurer/Administrator
Pender UMC, located in Fairfax, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Church Treasurer/Administrator. The primary responsibilities are: In collaboration with the Pastor: provide support in the business operations of the church; serve as professional system administrator and database manager for ACS; support administrative policy development of Church Council and monitor compliance; serve as professional resource for the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee; serve as the Treasurer of the church; assist with budget strategy, planning, and preparation, and with the implementation of the stewardship program; administer all church contracts either directly or in coordination with other staff. A full position description can be found on our website (http://www.penderumc.org/hiring). Interested candidates must submit their application via the website Indeed.com. Please direct questions to spr.committee@penderumc.org. (Posted on 8/16/18)

Director of Early Learning Center
Braddock Street UMC, Winchester, is seeking a Director of Early Learning Center. Its mission is to provide a safe, loving, and developmentally appropriate Christian environment for all children. We are seeking a dedicated individual for the position of Director to fulfill this mission. The Director will operate and manage all aspects of the daycare, preschool and after-school programs, including family and employee relations, financial responsibilities, quality control and facility management. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be sent to Patty Singhass, Braddock Street United Methodist Church, 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA 22601. (Posted on 8/14/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
New Beginnings United Methodist Church (www.newbeginningsumc.org), a medium-size (and growing) church in Boiling Springs, SC (near Spartanburg), is looking for their next Director of Youth Ministry. This person would work in partnership with the Pastor, Youth Council and Church Council to oversee ministry that meets the spiritual needs of youth, ages 12 -20 years, that attend New Beginnings as well as those in the community. The director will oversee weekly programming and special events, build relationships with youth outside the church walls, and recruit and equip a team of volunteers. The director should have a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to living and modeling a godly lifestyle inside and outside of church. S/he should have at least an associate’s degree and three or more years of experience in youth ministry. This person should also have strong interpersonal skills with youth and adults and a general knowledge of diversity and skills to manage diversity. Salary commensurate with experience. Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Chris.sasser@ministryarchitects.com (Posted on 8/13/18)

Church Treasurer/Administrator
Pender UMC, located in Fairfax, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Church Treasurer/Administrator. The primary responsibilities are: In collaboration with the Pastor: provide support in the business operations of the church; serve as professional system administrator and database manager for ACS; support administrative policy development of Church Council and monitor compliance; serve as professional resource for the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee; serve as the Treasurer of the church; assist with budget strategy, planning, and preparation, and with the implementation of the stewardship program; administer all church contracts either directly or in coordination with other staff. A full position description can be found on our website (www.penderumc.org). Interested candidates must submit their application via the website Indeed.com. Please direct questions to spr.committee@penderumc.org. (Posted on 8/13/18)

Director of Student Ministry
Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, a historic congregation in downtown Jackson, Mississippi, is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministry (DSM) to oversee and give direction for ministries to students in grades 7-12, as well as their families. While providing ministry to these students would be his or her primary objective, the DSM would also engage in and maintain relationships with college students. With an average worship attendance around 500 people, Galloway is a dynamic congregation, which was first established in 1836. The church is located in downtown Jackson, the capital city of Mississippi, one block from the State Capitol building and Governor’s mansion. The DSM will oversee weekly student bible studies, United Methodist Youth Fellowship, and Sunday School for students. The DSM will also plan and coordinate retreats, mission opportunities, fundraising events, and other student gatherings. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submissions may be sent to Tammye Browne at kevans@gallowayumc.org. (Posted on 8/9/18)

Youth Director
Fairview UMC, Danville, is seeking a committed Christian leader with a passion for discipling youth. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th-12th grade. The ideal candidate can relate well with youth, parents and adult volunteers. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send letter of interest and resume to: Rev. Jennifer Coffey c/o Fairview UMC, 1013 Westover Drive, Danville, VA 24541 or e-mail to fairviewumc@comcast.net. For more information call (434) 792-3391. (Posted on 8/8/2018)

Part-time Office Administrator/Financial Secretary
Jolliff United Methodist Church in Chesapeake is a mid- size congregation that is seeking a part-time Office Administrator/Financial Secretary (28 hours per week). This staff person will be under the supervision of the Pastor and the Director of Congregational Ministries. Applicants need the ability to operate a computer, copier, printer, and multiline phone/voicemail system. We ask for a proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel, and Publisher, and a willingness to learn Quickbooks, Vanco online giving, and the ServantKeeper program. A sampling of the duties include acting as the front-line of communications for the church and answering all phones, completing bulletins, newsletters, and handling correspondence, and completing payroll bi-weekly in Quickbooks. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume with references to Jolliff United Methodist Church, ATTN: Pastor Brandon Nichols, 1900 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321. Please also call (757-488-2784) for more information. (Posted on 8/2/18)

Communications Specialist
Burke United Methodist Church, located in Northern Virginia, is seeking a Communications Specialist to create and maintain consistent and appealing image of the church across all media and offer administrative support to church staff and front office. A full job description can be found at our website (burkeumc.org). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com or can be mailed to Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Center Parkway, Burke, VA, 22015, attention Susie Street. (Posted on 8/2/18)

Music Director
Wesley Grace United Methodist Church, Norfolk, has a job opening for a Music Director. The primary responsibilities are directing the choir and providing organ/piano or keyboard accompaniment for church services. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) selecting and purchasing music for services and providing accompaniment at other church functions as requested by the pastor and for funerals and weddings.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Résumés may be emailed to our Staff Parish Relations Chairperson (Bill Weiss) at billweiss3576@gmail.com. (Posted on 8/2/18)

Director of Missions and Outreach
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Director of Missions and Outreach. This position serves as the overall coordinator and developer of missional opportunities at VBUMC, and recruits and resources volunteer teams to accomplish mission goals. The Director of Missions and Outreach will coordinate meetings of the Missions Board, and may be required to represent the Missions ministry at other committee and group meetings, including interfacing with multiple community groups. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: jobs@vbumc.org. (Posted on 7/31/18)

Director of Discipleship and Community Engagement
St. Luke's UMC, Yorktown, is seeking a Director of Discipleship and Community Engagement. This person develops relationships between the community at large and the church. This person seeks to identify needs of the community and works to alleviate those needs with the gifts and talents of the church. Person develops programs, which encourage the physical, spiritual and mental wellbeing of church members and the community. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send letter of interest and resume to: Rev. Dr. C.R. Brown c/o St. Luke’s UMC, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692 or e-mail to cbrown@stlukesyorktown.org (Posted on 7/30/18)

Youth Director
St. Luke's UMC, Yorktown, is seeking a committed Christian leader with a passion for discipling young people with the gospel. The ideal candidate is an experienced minister who can relate well with youth, parents, and adult volunteers. This role will require a candidate with demonstrated experience equipping youth for ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send letter of interest and resume to: Rev. Dr. C. R. Brown c/o St. Luke’s UMC, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692 or e-mail to cbrown@stlukesyorktown.org (Posted on 7/30/18)

Serve Ministries Director
Floris UMC, Herndon is seeking a Serve Ministries Director. The primary purpose of this position is to lead the church in servant ministry and to continually raise the value of service within the Floris congregation and in the community. As Floris grows in three main focus areas (Worship, Grow, and Serve), the Serve Ministries Director will be responsible for executing Floris’ strategic vision for transformation through service both within the church and through outreach in the community by managing the programmatic and operational aspects of Serve Ministries. The Serve Ministries Director will ensure that the value of serving will be fully integrated across all Floris ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be submitted to Employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 7/26/18)

Maintenance Technician  
Burke United Methodist Church, located in Northern Virginia, is seeking a Maintenance Technician to maintain, in good operation and appearance, all church property, equipment, and facilities. Responsibilities of the position include daily maintenance and upkeep of grounds and property, as well identifying and trouble-shooting larger repairs as they arise. As the main point of contact for maintenance, the successful candidate will communicate with contractors, and with members, guests, and staff of the church to coordinate to ensure that the church is kept in proper and safe operating condition. Successful candidate must also be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including safe operation of tools and heavy lifting. A full job description can be found at our website (burkeumc.org). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to Susie Street at susiestreet@burkeumc.org or can be mailed to Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Center Parkway, Burke, VA, 22015, attention Susie Street. (Posted on 7/26/18)

Bookkeeper
Christ United Methodist Church, Newport News, is seeking to hire a bookkeeper as an independent contractor to work approximately 4-8 hours per week. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Hourly wage commensurate with experience. To apply email resume to office@christumcnn.org (Posted on 7/23/18)

Associate Director of Youth Ministries
Woodlake United Methodist Church is seeking an experienced and resourceful Associate Director of Youth Ministries (part-time, 20 hours per week) to oversee the details of our on-going programs and special events for Middle School Youth. The position is also responsible for recruiting and communicating with our active and committed group of volunteers. The focus of our student ministry is discipling sixth-eight grade students so they can love God, know God and live out their faith in this church, community and the world. All interested applicants should submit their resume, references and cover letter via email to: SPRC@woodlakeumc.org, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 6601 Woodlake Village Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23112. Please share this job posting with anyone you feel might be a candidate for guiding and serving the youth of our church. (Posted on 7/23/18)

Associate Director of Children’s Ministry 
Woodlake United Methodist Church, Chesterfield, VA is seeking a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Associate Director of Children’s Ministry to lead activities and programs related to children, with a focus on fourth and fifth grade. The position is also responsible for special events, including but not limited to Vacation Bible School, Helping Hands, Club Kid Jam. In addition, this position will provide assistance with administrative tasks to include communication with parents, recruiting adult volunteers, and maintaining necessary materials and supplies. Successful candidates should possess Christian character, United Methodist background preferred, as well as strong organizational, administrative and computer skills. A BS degree in Education or Early Childhood Education is desired as well as experience in developing and leading Christian children’s programs. Interested parties should submit a resume e-mail to SPRC@woodlakeumc.org, or via mail at: Woodlake United Methodists Church, Attn: SPRC, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832. (Posted on 7/23/18)

Director of Family Life Ministries
East Lake United Methodist Church (www.eastlakeumc.org) of Palm Harbor, Florida is looking to hire a Director of Family Life Ministries who will oversee and direct the children’s and adult education ministries by developing and living into a comprehensive vision for the ministries. The majority of the director’s time (approximately 30 hours) will be focused on children’s ministry while the remaining hours will focus on the adult ministry. The director will work in partnership with the Children’s Ministry Team, the Adult Education Team, and the Director of Youth to create and implement a vision for seamless formation for all ages. Responsibilities will include coordinating children’s ministry, recruiting and equipping volunteers, providing leadership for adult education, and overseeing nursery workers. Candidates that apply must have 2-4 years of related experience, a Bachelor’s degree or higher, an understanding of Christian formation for children and adults, and strong communication and organization skills. The final candidate must pass a criminal background check and drug test. Those interested in applying should send their resume and a cover letter to carla.murray@ministryarchitects.com. (Posted on 7/23/18)

Part-Time Preschool Extended Attendants
Culpeper United Methodist Church Preschool, Culpeper VA, is currently accepting applications for part time Extended Care Attendants. Interviews will begin the second week of July, with a start date in August. You must be at least 18 years old to apply. To be considered for this job, please see the job description, fill out an application and send it with your resume (if desired) to Whitney Simpson. To view the posting on our website please visit culpeperumc.org/cumcemployment (Posted on 7/20/18)

Bus Driver
Laurel Hill Weekday School, a ministry of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church (located at 1919 New Market Road, Henrico County, VA) is seeking a person for the position of Bus Driver.  Job duties include, but not limited to, transporting students from the elementary schools in Eastern Henrico County, VA, to our after-school program.  Interested persons do not need to have a CDL permit to operate our church buses.  To apply for this position,  please call Mrs. Margo Keeles (Director) at (804) 795-2772 or email, laurelhillumc.varina.school@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/19/18)

Lead Teacher
Laurel Hill Weekday School, a ministry of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church (located at 1919 New Market Road, Henrico County, VA) is seeking a Lead Teacher, for our 2-year old preschool program.  Qualified applicants must be able to prepare all lesson plans and activities for class, maintain a daily student progress report of each student, attend regularly scheduled staff meetings, and any other duties given by the Director.  All interested persons please contact Mrs. Margo Keeles (Director) at (804) 795-2772 or by email, laurelhillumc.varina.school@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/19/18)

Social Media Specialist
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Social Media Specialist. The primary purpose of this position is to develop and sustain a social media strategy for all church sites and work with the ministry leaders across the organization to develop and implement communications strategies for Floris and all locations. The Social Media Specialist’s responsibilities are in marketing and communications with a focus on making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This position will collaborate with others in the organization to achieve brand consistency, coordination of message and the highest standards of external communications. This position is responsible for coordinating organization-wide design, message and content generation including electronic and print communications. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be submitted to Employment@florisumc.org (Posted on 7/18/18)

Seaside School Teacher
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Teachers for our Seaside School. The teacher is responsible for the day to day running of the classroom. Duties include planning individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, getting along with others, and using play equipment. A college degree is preferred. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: hbeauchaine@vbumc.org . (Posted on 7/18/18)

Seaside Assistant School Teacher
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Assistant Teachers for our Seaside School. The assistant teacher is responsible to help with the day to day running of the classroom. Duties include assisting the lead teacher in implementing individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills. A college degree is preferred. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and letter of interest to: hbeauchaine@vbumc.org . (Posted on 7/18/18)

Preschool Teachers: Part-Time and Full-Time 
Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, has openings for Preschool Teachers. Hours: 20-40 hours/week. Salary: To be determined on experience and qualifications. Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7am-5:45pm. Experience/Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. College courses in child development or education a plus. CDA or comparable credential preferred. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with preschool children in a group setting preferred. Must relate well to children, have a warm and friendly personality. Must be flexible and able to handle stressful situations. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Must be organized. Must be a team player and able to build strong relationships with other staff and families. Must be of Christian faith with a heart for Timberlake’s vision of ministry. Responsibilities: • Provide students with a warm, safe, and welcoming atmosphere. • Give many opportunities to promote physical, mental, and social development. • Create and implement lesson plans with quality learning experience. • Ensure active supervision and safety for a group of 8 or more. • Have good classroom and time management skills. • Maintain organization, cleanliness and functionality of classroom. Please send all resumes to Amanda Smith, Director of Communications, to Amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org. (Posted on 7/13/18)

Assistant to the Pastor
 Zion United Methodist Church, (Seaford) located in York County, VA is a growing church and we are seeking a spiritually led person who desires to share their gifts with a congregation who is faithful in their call to discipleship. Key responsibilities: Assist in the coordination of Christian Education; Youth ministry and outreach to young adults; Coordination of Congregational care. These duties and responsibilities may evolve as the church grows. Skills: Able to relate to various age-groups, from seniors to youth and young adults; Gifted with a joyful spirit and a good sense of humor; Dedicated to working with the pastor and church staff, Church Council and other church committees to fulfill the mission and vision of the church; and able to articulate and share a personal faith. Education and Experience: A post-secondary educational background or an acceptable equivalent, or a person who is seeking a post-secondary education, and someone with a history of involvement in Church life. Working requirements: Part-time (26-30 hours a week) with flexibility for evening and weekend work. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume and references to: Mr. David Tyree, Chair of SPRC, at dbtyree@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/9/18)

Church Preschool Director
St. George’s United Methodist Church is seeking to hire a friendly, high-energy, and creative Church Preschool Director to begin in August. The preschool provides a quality educational experience using Christian principles. Ideal candidate has an early childhood education and development background including a B.A. degree and either teaching or preschool experience, plus management and marketing skills. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Preschool Director Search Committee via email at thedraperfour@aol.com or mail to St. George’s UMC, 4910 Ox Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030. To view the job description go to: http://stgumc.org/employment.html (Posted on 7/3/18)

Part-time Office Administrator
Huguenot United Methodist Church, Richmond, is a small, active and growing church that is seeking a part-time Office Administrator (11 hours per week at $13.50 per hour). Working closely with the pastor, the office administrator performs administrative duties and assistance to the pastor, pastoral staff and Pastor/Staff Parish Relations Committee. Job skill requirements include office equipment proficiency (computer, copier, fax, phone system), telephone, email, and visitor reception duties, and Microsoft end-user skills. Starting date is July 27, 2018. Applicants should send a resume and references to Huguenot United Methodist Church, ATTN: Wayne Taney, 10661 Duryea Drive, Richmond, VA 23235, or e mail to huguenotumc@gmail.com, or for more information call (804) 794-6283. (Posted on 7/2/18)

Youth Director and Communications Coordinator
Sterling United Methodist Church, a mid-sized church, 35 miles west of Washington, DC and near Dulles Airport, has two part-time ministry opportunities. The Youth Minister is responsible for planning, coordinating and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade.The Communications Coordinator is responsible for implementing communications in support of the mission and vision of SUMC through various media both within the church community and externally to the community. The two positions can be combined to create a full-time job for the qualified candidate. Full job descriptions can be found at: www.sterlingumc.org. Resumes can be submitted to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 6/28/18)

Youth Director
New Life Church in Midlothian, VA, is searching for a Youth Director to lead a growing Youth Ministry to serve youth in grades 6-12. The Director will provide Christian-based, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. Responsibilities include partnering and collaborating with church staff and ministry teams, and providing leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Communication with youth and parents is essential to the success and growth of the ministry. Come join us as we help grow and nurture our youth as disciples of Jesus Christ. This is a part-time position (50 hours/month). To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to https://www.newlifeumc.org/jobs. Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 6/27/18)

Director of Music for Traditional Service 11 am
Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church in Chesterfield County has a part-time job opening for a Director of Music for the Traditional Service at 11:00 am on Sundays. The purpose of the Director of Music for the Traditional Service is to lead, organize, and equip the choir so that inspiring music and singing encourages and invites the congregation in participatory worship which glorifies God in the 11:00 am Traditional Service. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). A Cover Letter and résumé may be emailed to our Staff Parrish Relations Chairperson at phyllis@superiorslitting.com. (Posted on 6/21/18)

Music Ministry Positions
Franconia UMC (FUMC), Alexandria District, is a multi-generational, Christ-centered community called to reach out to the young adults and families in the Franconia/Kingstowne area. We welcome all and together respond to the challenges of daily life through worship, study, and fellowship. As led by the Holy Spirit, through dynamic and innovative ministries, we will make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. FUMC seeks to re-build its Music Ministry and has open positions for Director of Music Ministry/Choir Director, Organist/Accompanist, Children's Music Coordinator, Contemporary Praise and Worship Leader, and Hand-bell Choir Coordinator. Jobs may be combined to fit skills and interests of candidates. Special emphasis on growing children's music ministry is desired. Salary determined based experience and position offered. Full details of all positions are available here. (Posted on 6/21/18)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Clarendon United Methodist Church (CUMC) is a medium sized congregation in the heart of Arlington, VA. We are searching for a new Director of Children’s Ministry to ensure inclusion of our children (birth through 5th grade) in the life of the congregation and to nurture their faith formation through creating and promoting a safe, enriching environment for educational and spiritual guidance and growth. Their mission is:  “The children’s ministry of Clarendon United Methodist Church develops disciples, anchored in Christian faith, who know they are loved by God and their Christian community, and are able to share God’s love in service to others for the transformation of the world.”  You will work closely with our Director of Worship Arts, Senior Pastor, and Education Team to develop a program that children will want to bring their friends to. For a detailed job description please visit ClarendonUmc.org, click on “About,” and then on “Job Openings,” or click here: http://www.clarendonumc.org/about/job-openings . To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to:  jssccamd@gmail.com or Office@ClarendonUMC.org (Posted on 6/21/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
Clarendon United Methodist Church (CUMC) is a medium sized congregation in the heart of Arlington, VA. We are searching for a new Director of Youth Ministry to lead our 6-12th graders on their path of discipleship. The mission, as written by the youth and affirmed by their parents, is: “The youth ministry of CUMC is an engaging and welcoming community that draws youth into a journey of faith, prepares them for discipleship, and reaches out to the community and beyond to share the love of Christ through action.”  We are searching for an individual with a rich Christian spiritual life who will serve as a spiritual leader and role model to these young Christians. You will work closely with our Director of Worship Arts, Senior Pastor, and Education Team to develop a program that young people will want to bring their friends to. For a detailed job description please visit ClarendonUmc.org, and click on “About” and then on “Job Openings” or click here  http://www.clarendonumc.org/about/job-openings .  To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to:  jssccamd@gmail.com or Office@ClarendonUMC.org (Posted on 6/21/18)

Graphic and Web Designer
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Graphic and Web Designer to develop and design graphic materials that promote Ebenezer and the ministries of the church (i.e. signage, brochures, catalogs, newsletters, flyers, direct mail pieces, handouts, bulletins, general church advertising, etc.).  They will design and maintain the church website, support the management of the church’s social media channels, collaborate on video and motion graphic projects, support the management of Ebenezer’s brand by ensuring branding guidelines are employed in all graphics materials, and collaborate with worship leaders to develop message-related sermon series graphics.  The ideal candidate will have a highly collaborative leadership style, be able to demonstrate creativity, be approachable, and have a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers.  They should have an Associate’s degree or post-secondary certification related to graphic design and three to five years’ experience in graphics production.  They should have knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in graphics production and website design, experience with graphic and website software, including Adobe creative suite and WordPress, experience in managing projects, or the ability to demonstrate project management skills.   Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Apply via email or pick up an application in the church office.  Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Graphic and Web Designer, noting any relevant work experiences, and two samples of your work (PDF preferred). Email to bpriest@ebenezerumc.org and indicate “Graphic and Web Designer” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 6/21/18) 

OTHER

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond is seeking an Executive Director to the Dean and International Student Advisor. The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Academic Dean of UPSem (Richmond) and under his/her leadership provide oversight and administration of UPSem international student/scholar services. Additionally, this position provides administrative support to the Director of Graduate Studies and the Ph.D. program. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Persons interested in receiving more information or who would like to apply should contact Ken McFayden, Academic Dean, at kmcfayden@upsem.edu. The new person in this position will begin on October 1st. (Posted on 8/20/18)

Prison Chaplain
GraceInside has an immediate opening for a part-time chaplain at Marion Correctional Center in southwest Virginia. Currently funded for 10 hours a week, the ideal candidate: (1) has an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; (2) has a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent degree from an accredited seminary; (3) is ordained and in good standing with their denomination or church; (4) where applicable, is endorsed as a chaplain by their denomination’s endorsing body; (5) has CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) units (preferred); (6) has church ministry and or work/ministry experience in a jail/prison setting (preferred); (7) must be willing to promote the ministry of GraceInside to nearby churches, ministries and civic groups. Interested candidates should request an application from GraceInside: 2828 Emerywood Parkway; Richmond, VA 23294 by August 10. Applications may be requested from Lee Hargrave at leehargrave@graceinside.org or at (804) 358-7650. Applications, once received, should be submitted with a cover letter and resume to that same email. (Posted on 7/31/18)

Administrative Assistant for Pastoral Services
Cedarfield, Richmond, is currently looking for a part-time (20 hours a week) reliable applicant to provide administrative support to Pastoral Services Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (time is negotiable). The ideal candidate must have 2 yrs. of experience working in a professional environment with administrative office procedures. Excellent interpersonal skills and phone manners, strong prioritizing and organizational skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, and knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Publisher are required. Core strengths include being dependable, adaptable, compassionate, and self-motivated. For more information and to apply follow this link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/administrative-assistant-at-cedarfield-725840968 (Posted on 7/9/18)

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