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
Scroll down to see "Local Church Positions," "Seeking Employment" and "Other" positions available outside the local church.

CONFERENCE POSITIONS

Administrative Accounting Assistant
Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc. (VUMPI), located in Glen Allen, VA, is seeking an Administrative Accounting Assistant. The primary responsibilities of the position include providing general administrative support and performing general accounting duties. Specific accounting duties include maintenance of the corporate accounts and related documents, producing periodic financial reports, and maintaining an adequate system of accounting records. This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary, generous benefits package and advancement potential. The search committee will begin reviewing resumes as they are received and until the position has been filled. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest along with a current resume via email to jobs@vaumc.org. (Posted on 7/20/17)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Director of Youth Ministries – Full-time Position (40 hours/week)
Woodlake United Methodist Church, located in Midlothian, VA (a suburb of Richmond) is seeking an experienced and resourceful Director of Youth Ministries to oversee the details of our vibrant and on-going programs and special events and to coordinate our active and committed group of volunteers. The focus of our youth ministry is discipling sixth-twelfth 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. (Posted on 8/23/17)

1) Minister of Music & Worship Arts
2) Music Ministry Assistant
The Front Royal UMC, a mid-sized congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley, with a rich music history, seeks to fill two music positions. 
The Minister of Music & Worship Arts will provide music and worship leadership (both contemporary and traditional), oversee seven choral and instrumental ensembles, dance, drama and visual arts; provide worship leadership in weekly contemporary worship using paid and volunteer musicians and artists; The Minister will plan, in collaboration with the senior pastor, weekly worship services, funerals, weddings and special events. Experience serving as a music director (vocal and instrumental), using a diverse set of musical styles is required. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The Music Ministry Assistant will provide leadership, direction, and maintenance in all areas of fine arts as assigned by the Minister of Music & Worship Arts, including rehearsals/warm-ups of ensembles, accompany on piano, organ and/or guitar. The Music Ministry Assistant will participate in leading worship as singer, instrumentalist and leader on Sundays as well as special services. Will bring a diverse set of musical styles to collaborate with the Minister of Music & Worship Arts and the senior pastor in worship planning and music selection. Ability to sight-read music for singing, keyboard and bells. Experience as an organist required. Must possess proven abilities to: work effectively in a team environment, plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a worship and fine arts ministry, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Applicants may send a resume and cover letter to Pastor Terry Clark at terry@frumc.org or call me Susan Schall at 540-636-1418 for more information. (Posted on 8/21/17)

Youth Pastor
Saint Luke’s United Methodist Church in Yorktown, VA. is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor to minister to, and with, our middle and high school aged youth. The ideal candidate will possess a college degree, and have at least five years' experience working with middle and high school youth. Deacon’s orders are preferred, but not essential. Saint Luke’s is a very active and growing 2,000-member church with a heart for mission. The Youth Pastor will report directly to the senior pastor while working collegially with the other staff. We offer competitive salary and benefits as well as a generous insurance package. Send resume and salary expectation to Saint Luke’s UMC, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692, attn: Senior Pastor. Or email to douggestwick@vaumc.org. No phone calls please. (Posted on 8/21/17)

Director of Music Ministry
Crooks Memorial UMC in Yorktown, VA is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministry for its well established music ministry. This position is responsible for providing leadership and oversight, in cooperation with the pastor, to the entire music ministry. This position encompasses both the role of choir director and organist/pianist for our one weekly worship service, as well as special services including weddings and funerals. Click here for a detailed job description with qualifications (PDF). Interest and resumes can be emailed to office@crooksmemorialumc.org or sent to: The Leadership Board, Crooks Memorial UMC, 204 Cook Road, Yorktown, VA 23690. (Posted on 8/21/17)   

Youth Director
Powhatan UMC – 30 miles west of Richmond, VA – is actively praying for a new part-time Youth Director. If you have the gifts and graces to fulfill this role and desire to work on a part-time basis, please contact the church office. We are a growing (mid-size) congregation and know that God is working in our midst. For more information, check out our website or contact the church office. www.powhatanumc.us; church@powhatanumc.us; (804) 598-4438 (Posted on 8/18/17)

Director of Marketing and Communications
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications. The primary responsibility of the position is the planning, development and implementation of all Floris marketing strategies, both internal and external. The Director is responsible for directing the efforts of the communications staff and coordinating both strategic and tactical levels with other departments. This position is responsible for all communications for the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, email employment@florisumc.org or contact Karen Heier at kheier@florisumc.org (Posted on 8/17/17)


Student Ministries Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Student Ministries Director. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Student Ministries Program Director providing ministry to middle school and high school students. Student Ministries, the activities involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The Floris UMC Student Ministry serves to bring students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the Student Ministries Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries’ and the Senior Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. The Program Director ensures that Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, email employment@florisumc.org or contact Karen Heier at kheier@florisumc.org (Posted on 8/17/17)

Church Organist
Jamieson Memorial United Methodist Church, Clarksville, is seeking an organist/musician. Please send resumes by email to jmumc219@gmail.com or by mail to 219 Fifth St., Clarksville, VA 23927, Attn: Rev. Bright. (Posted on 8/17/17)

Pianist/Choir Director
Hopewell United Methodist Church, a small church in Chesterfield, Va., is looking for a pianist/choir director. For more information, interested persons may call (804) 745-8773, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. (Posted on 8/16/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries. As a member of Aldersgate’s staff, the Director of Youth Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the Church’s ministry teams to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for youth (grades 6-12) and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with youth in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to either Kathryn Reid (kathrynbreid@gmail.com) or Pat Daniel (jfd0740@embarqmail.com). (Posted on 8/14/17) 

Director of Children’s Ministries
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Children’s Ministries. As a member of Aldersgate’s staff, the Director of Children’s Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the church’s ministry teams, especially the Children’s Ministry Team, to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for children (infant through elementary school-age)  and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with children in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to either Kathryn Reid (kathrynbreid@gmail.com) or Pat Daniel (jfd0740@embarqmail.com). (Posted on 8/14/17)

Children and Family Ministry Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian, VA, is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and creative Christian to drive our Children and Family Ministry program to the next level. Individual must have relevant experience in: teaching and/or working with children; engaging parents and families; and working with others as a team at a professional level. The Children and Family Ministry Director is a part-time position (20 hours/week) and is responsible for developing, leading and growing an engaging family ministry that fits the needs of families today. This includes Christian discipleship, mission opportunities for children and their families and relationship building activities for families at New Life. The Director will partner and collaborate with church staff and ministry teams, provide enthusiastic leadership and recruit, train and support volunteers. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. Our passion is to reach the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond and to engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. 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 8/14/17)

Childcare Workers
Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond has openings for part-time childcare workers. These positions are 10-12 hours per week. During the school year, hours are available on Sunday mornings and evenings, Monday and Thursday evenings, some Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday mornings and evenings. During the summer, hours are available Sunday mornings and Monday and Thursday evenings, with some weekday hours (schedule varies). Must be available to work holidays, and, of course, must love working with children. A background check is required. Those interested should contact Tammy Tipton-Nay, director of children's ministries, at children@reveilleumc.org (Posted on 8/14/17)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
The Gathering at Scott Memorial United Methodist Church - Virginia Beach, VA 23454, is seeking a part-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Degree in Education or Community Development is preferred. Estimated work week is 25-30 hours a week. Flexibility of scheduling is required as there are frequent events on weeknights and weekends. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send a resume to office@gatheratscott.com by the 17th of August. (Posted on 8/14/17)

Church Secretary/Administrative Assistant
First UMC (Fox Hill) is seeking a full-time secretary/administrator at a medium size United Methodist church in Hampton, VA. Experience is required. Church office experience is preferred. Principle Function: Manage and/or perform all of the administrative tasks and secretarial functions of the church office in support of the church's mission and staff; reporting directly to and working principally for the Senior Pastor. Duties include acting as receptionist, typing and producing bulletins and newsletters, maintaining membership rolls, maintain an online/web calendar, maintain general church social media presence, and ensure that church web-links are up-to-date, administering a small discretionary fund, purchasing church supplies, maintaining the church calendar and coordinating activities. Must be competent in Microsoft Office, general office procedures, interpersonal skills, verbal and written communications, and the operation of standard office equipment. Should have a working knowledge of computer networks, be able to troubleshoot and provide minor technical support on computer equipment and software for staff. Should be friendly and willing to assist church members in times of need. This is a full-time position (approx.35 hours/week) with benefits. Please respond no later than August 19, 2017 and email resume to working@firstumcfoxhill.org and specify that you are applying for the FT church secretary/administrative assistant position. (Posted on 8/14/17)

Administrative and Communications Assistant
Crooks Memorial UMC (Yorktown) seeks a part-time (28 hr/week, M-Th) Administrative and Communications Assistant. This person will be responsible for the administration of the church office, including clerical and communication support to the Pastor, staff, and leaders to ensure fruitful ministry within and beyond our walls. The ideal candidate will possess: exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, organizational abilities, above average computer literacy, friendly and welcoming attitude with ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Skills in publicity, website management, social media platforms, etc…preferred. Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and be self-directed, completing tasks with little supervision. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest along with a current resume via email to office@crooksmemorialumc.org.  We will begin reviewing resumes as they are received and until the position is filled. (Posted on 8/9/17)

Pianist/Keyboardist
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking a Pianist/Keyboardist for 8:30 Traditional Worship and 11:00 Contemporary Service on Sundays and special events, Holiday worship. Attend practices on Thursday evenings. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in life experience. Work directly with Choir Director, Worship Leader and Praise Band. See attached job description for more details (pdf). If interested, email mscroggins@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/7/17)

Director of Chancel Choir
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking a Director of Chancel Choir – meeting weekly with the Worship Committee in planning weekly services and special services and events.  Selection of music to highlight worship theme, direct rehearsals for Chancel Choir, recruit and train volunteers for worship ministry, embrace a theology of worship that promotes OGUMC and the United Methodist Church. See attached job description for more details (pdf). If interested, email mscroggins@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/7/17)

Accompanist/Organist
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a large church strategically located in the heart of Warrenton, VA. We are searching for a part time Accompanist/Organist. The position will perform as accompanist/organist/pianist at traditional Sunday worship services and special worship programs. The full job description and required application form are posted at our website: warrentonumc.org. Click on the “Join Our Team” link. Please download the application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org. Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 8/7/17)

Finance Administrator
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC) in Ashland, VA has an opening for Finance Administrator. This is a key position as the Accounts Payable and payroll support of DMUMC. The Finance Administrator provides accounting support to the Senior Pastor, Staff, Treasurer, Finance Team Chair and congregation, as needed. The successful candidates will possess strong technical proficiency in the use of QuickBooks and the QuickBooks payroll module. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. This is a part time position, up to 3-6 hours per week. Interested individuals should submit resume and cover letter via email to office@duncanmemorialumc.org. DMUMC is committed to recruit, employ, utilize, recompense and promote its staff in a manner consistent with the commitment of The United Methodist Church, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability, including HIV status. We envision Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church as a loving faith community where all are sought, welcomed, nurtured, and transformed to be Christ in the world.  (Posted on 8/4/17)

Director of Technology and Worship Arts
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, has a part time (20hrs) position for Director of Technology and Worship Arts. The Director of Technology and Worship Arts is expected to: Articulate the worship vision and experience for those who provide primary leadership and management for all weekly worship services with their varying formats; Serve as technical producer/director for worship services, ensuring that worship runs smoothly and that all aspects of worship can be seen, heard, and experienced comfortably. Technical directing/production will include, but is not limited to: Set-up, take-down and securing of sound/visual equipment in both the sanctuary and OG Whitehurst Hall; providing adjustments to sound levels in real time during the service; providing appropriate screen graphics and multi-media; alerting Trustees to needs in order to maintain equipment; editing and downloading worship experiences for audio/video Webcasting. Work with the worship committee in the selection of, music and other worship arts weekly to ensure a seamless and thematic flow Ensure the dissemination of information and DVDs to musicians, vocalists, and worship support ministries so that they can be prepared for rehearsals and worship services. Provide programmatic oversight for teams in preparation for worship experiences. Ensure that the sermon from the 11:00 AM service is recorded and placed online in the appropriate format. Approve purchase of click tracts and music to provide a wide selection for vocalists and musicians. Ensure volunteer or paid technical team is in place for non-worship events held in OG Whitehurst Hall. Coordinate the production of promotional or informational videos for OG ministries by volunteer or paid staff. Work with the Administrative Assistant to ensure that the OGUMC webpage is up to date with current information. Actively attend/participate in OG’s worship experiences, ministries and events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send interest and resume to ffice@oakgroveumc.org. (Posted on 8/4/17)

Choir Director
Elkton United Methodist Church, located in Elkton, VA is seeking a part-time Choir Director. Duties include conducting the choir and handbells at the 11:00 AM traditional worship service and facilitating weekly evening practices. Experience with handbells is preferred but not required.  Compensation is commensurate with experience. For additional information please contact Ditman Flory at 540-421-6997. (Posted on 8/2/17)

Organist/Pianist
Bethany UMC in Hampton, VA is seeking an Organist and/or Pianist for its music ministry. Primary responsibilities include playing for the one worship service on Sundays and accompanying the choir during weekly rehearsals on Thursday evenings and special services during the Church Year. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Salary to be discussed at time of interview. Résumés can be emailed to José Inchausti, S/PPRC Chair, at inchaustij@cox.net or mailed to: Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee, Bethany United Methodist Church, 1509 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666. (Posted on 8/2/17)

Director of Christian Education for Children
Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on loving God, loving our neighbors and serving the world. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for helping children and their families grow in faith together and will have the skills necessary to recruit, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other children activities and special events. This person will have the skills, education, and experience required to collaborate successfully with church leadership, church staff, and church members. This individual will be able to develop, implement, and oversee creative programs for children and families in support of the ministry of AUMC. This is a full time position that includes Sunday morning responsibilities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Christian Education or a related field, with a minimum of two years experience in Children’s Ministry; Commitment to the church’s total ministry and mission; Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of Godly Play also preferred. A detailed job description can be found at www.annandale-umc.org. Please submit resume with cover letter via email to Garry Bell at office@annandale-umc.org or by mail to AUMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 8/1/17)

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries (full time)
Bethlehem UMC in Moneta, VA is searching for a full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain Christ-centered ministries that serve Children (birth to 12), Youth (Middle & High School), and Families within the church who have children in those age-groups. This is a full-time, salaried position with paid vacation and holidays that is coming open in August 2017. If interested, please contact Bethlehem UMC by email at jobs.bumcmoneta@gmail.com or call the church office at (540) 297-7957 and we will send you more details and a job application. (Posted on 7/28/17)

Childcare Provider
Wesley United Methodist Church in Hampton is seeking an experienced Childcare Provider for the Mother’s Day Out Program. This program is a mission of Wesley UMC committed to provide day care for preschool aged 2.5 - 5 years children of the community, where they can grow in a safe Christian environment. Each half day, 9 - 12:30, is filled with educational and interactive activities to help them develop socially and learn through play. Experience required, degree a plus. Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Wesley UMC Mother’s Day Out wesleyumcmdo@gmail.com or call (757) 838-3044 for more details. (Posted on 7/28/17)

Nursery Coordinator
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Goochland, VA, is seeking a part-time (6 hours per week) nursery coordinator to oversee the nursery on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings (during the school year), and special church services. Responsibilities include maintaining a clean, safe and caring environment for children ages 0-5, scheduling nursery volunteers and sending reminders. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age with CPR and First Aid certifications. Email cover letter and resume to info@mystmatthews.org with Nursery Coordinator in the subject line. (Posted on 7/27/17)

Director of Student and Family Ministries - Full Time
Pinehurst United Methodist Church, Pinehurst, NC, is looking for an energetic full-time Director of Student and Family Ministries who delights in deepening the faith journey of children, teens, and families. Come join our vibrant ministry and help youth and families learn more about God and each other, through weekly gatherings, seasonal getaways, and leading in mission to the world. Bring out the gifts in each individual and equip them to use those gifts to build others up. Recruit, train and support adult volunteers to educate young Christians of all ages and stages. Highlight the diversity of God’s people by fostering cross-cultural, cross-generational friendships. And best of all, have fun! For a complete job description or to submit your resume email pumc@pinehurstumc.org or fax 910 295-0669 or call 910 215-4559. Attention: SPRC. Website: http://pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 7/27/17) 

Assistant Preschool Teachers
St. Luke's UMC, Yorktown, is seeking  Assistant Teachers for its preschool who will work under the guidance of the classroom teachers to provide a Christian atmosphere for children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 5 years to grow socially, emotionally, and spiritually. The Assistant Teachers will help present activities that center on academics and Bible stories in an age-appropriate manner. The Assistant Teachers will help ensure that the program provides a loving, caring environment for social interaction for children with emphasis on Christian morals, principles, and values. Assistant Teachers at St. Luke's Preschool are responsible to the Program Director and work under the guidance of the teachers and supervision of the St. Luke's Preschool Board of Directors. Please send your Letter of Interest and Resume to the Director of Children’s Ministries at pre-k@stlukesyorktown.org (Posted on 7/25/17)

Administrative Assistant
Highland Springs United Methodist Church, Richmond District, is seeking applicants for the position of permanent part-time secretary for 20 hours per week at $10/hour. We are seeking a person with at least a high school education and some experience. Applicants should highly value diversity and confidentiality and be highly skilled in interpersonal communication, attention to detail, and problem solving. Applicants should possess poise, teamwork mentality, pleasant disposition, excellent skills in writing/proofreading, typing/keyboarding, filing systems, computer software operation, and use of other office equipment. To apply please send a resume to the Pastor and Staff Relations Committee Chair, Highland Springs United Methodist Church, 22 N. Holly Avenue, Highland Springs, VA 23075 or highlandspringsumc@gmail.com by August 10, 2017. A job description can be viewed at www.highlandspringsumc/. (Posted on 7/25/17)

Kid’s Care Coordinator
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Coordinator to oversee and coordinate all Kid’s Care workers and staff the nursery for all worship services and church-related events that occur outside of our regularly scheduled worship services. General responsibilities include creating the regular work schedule for Kid’s Care workers, overseeing the process for scheduling Kid’s Care workers and finding substitutes if workers cannot fulfill their scheduled time, assist in the recruitment, hiring and training of all Kid’s Care workers, coordinate with all church leaders to provide information and processes for requesting childcare for church events and ensuring the building is open as needed, and maintaining a safe, clean, caring and constructive nursery environment. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience, high energy, leadership capabilities, a highly collaborative style, and a sincere commitment to work with staff and volunteers. Click here for application instructions and full job description (pdf). Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Kid’s Care Coordinator, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 4, 2017, 12:00 PM and indicate “Kid’s Care Coordinator” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/20/17)

Receptionist (Afternoon)
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a part-time (22 hours per week) Afternoon Receptionist to create an inviting and gracious environment in the main office for guests and visitors to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, and assist with general office tasks. General responsibilities include answering phones, directing questions, handling mail, organizing volunteers, maintaining supplies, assisting with data entry, and preparing correspondence. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology, knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, experience performing for people or dealing directly with the public, a highly collaborative style, and a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Click here for application instructions and detailed job description (pdf). Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Afternoon Receptionist, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 4, 2017, 12:00 PM and indicate “Afternoon Receptionist” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/20/17)

Director of Connections
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Director to oversee and coordinate people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow discipleship in line with Ebenezer Church’s strategic vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. General responsibilities include developing a means of connecting people with existing opportunities, giving special attention to helping people serve in their areas of giftedness; providing experiences and environments for learning about spiritual gifts; providing experiences and environments for people interested in membership to learn about membership and join the church; developing invitation opportunities, experiences and environments (both internal and external) to engage individuals not currently part of the Ebenezer family; staffing the First Impressions team, fully, with volunteers and provide the necessary resources to support Sunday worship services. The ideal candidate will have a highly collaborative leadership style, a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers, experience in evaluating individuals’ abilities, interests and personality characteristics and matching them with suitable opportunities, knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, knowledge of human behavior and performance, and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; and experience managing projects or the ability to demonstrate project management skills. Click here for application instructions and full job description (pdf). Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your personal faith journey, interest in serving as the Director of Connections, and vision for this ministry, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to Staff-Parish@ebenezerumc.org by August 4, 2017, 12:00 PM and indicate “Director of Connections” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/20/17)

Coordinator of Youth and Children's Ministries
Beulah United Methodist Church, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Coordinator of Youth and Children's Ministries who will serve to bring children and youth into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the strategic vision of the church. This shall be accomplished by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Beulah and to grow in their relationship with God. Other duties include coordinating all aspects of the children's and youth weekly Sunday School program; providing leadership and direction for children's and youth special events; planning and implementing all aspects of a balanced youth ministry; Collaborating with the Education Committee to plan and design Vacation Bible School. The ideal candidate must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology. A Bachelor's degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience is required. Salary range is $20,000 - $23,000 per year, depending on experience. All interested applicants should send a letter of interest, a resume, and references to the attention of Senior Pastor Donald Gibson at the following email address: DonGibson@vaumc.org. They can also be mailed to him directly at Beulah UMC, 6930 Hopkins Rd., N. Chesterfield, VA 23234. To apply online, please visit our website at http://beulahumc.org/staff/employment/. Applications will be accepted through August 11, 2017. (Posted on 7/19/17)

Bell Choir Director
Sterling United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Bell Choir Director. The director would be responsible for two bell choirs, one adult choir and one children's choir, through weekly rehearsals and monthly performances. In addition, they would work closely with the Director of Music Ministries to coordinate bell choir participation in special services such as Christmas and Easter. Click here to see a full job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 7/19/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
St. Mark's UMC in the Roanoke District is a vibrant, growing church in search of a part-time (15 hours per week) Youth Director. The qualified candidate will enhance and grow our current youth program to Junior and Senior High students. Energy and enthusiasm for sharing God's love with teens is a must! Experience with youth ministry is preferred. This position has the potential for additional hours as the ministry grows. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes and direct questions to Pastor Justin White, justinwhite@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/18/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, a growing mid‐sized neighborhood church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Youth Ministries. This position reports to the Pastor and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for our 6th through 12th graders. The principal function is to help make and grow young disciples of Christ by a comprehensive approach to discipleship, mission, relationship building, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader, mentor, and role model. The Director of Youth Ministries encourages youth in developing their relationship with Christ, provides them with opportunities for spiritual nurture and growth, and challenges them to respond to God’s call to serve in their church, community, and the world. Experience in leading small groups, mission trips, skills in communication and administration, and the ability to work well with youth, staff, and parents are essential. This is a part-time staff position averaging 20 hours a week; salary will be commensurate with education and experience. 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. or mail it to Sydenstricker UMC, 8508 Hooes Rd., Springfield, VA 22153. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 7/18/17)

Music Director
Highland United Methodist Church located in Colonial Heights, VA is seeking a part-time Music Director. A partial description (click here for a detailed job description) of duties and responsibilities include: Select and provide suitable organ and piano music for the 8:30 am and 11:00 am Sunday Classic Worship services, coordinate music selections with the Lead Pastor to select offerings that are compatible with the type of service, sermon topic, and the season of the church year. Conduct the Sanctuary Choir, including evening practices as necessary, to provide meaningful, worshipful music which complements the worship service. To apply or for additional information please send a resume and letter of interest to Highland United Methodist Church, 125 East Westover Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 (attention: Lois Spencer) or e-mail to: office@highlandumchurch.net (Posted on 7/18/17)

Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts
Mt Pisgah UMC in Midlothian, VA, is seeking a Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts.  Position is part-time (less than 30 hours per week).  Requirements for this position include but are not limited to the following:  (1) minimum of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music, Master’s preferred; (2) professional training and musical experience in a variety of Christian music selections; (3) proven and demonstrable abilities in directing, rehearsing, and leading musical groups; and, (4) proficiency playing piano and organ.  We prefer someone with proven and demonstrable experience in the automatic integration of music and media in worship, as well as proficiency playing other musical instruments, e.g., hand bells.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For further details visit Mt. Pisgah’s website at www.mtpisgahva.org.  Submit cover letter and resumé electronically to jobs@mtpisgahva.org. (Posted on 7/13/17)

Director of Children & Youth Music Ministries
Mt Pisgah UMC in Midlothian, VA, is seeking a Director of Children & Youth Music Ministries. Position is part-time (10-12 hours per week).  Requirements for this position include the following:  (1) professional training and musical experience in a variety of Christian music selections; (2) proven and demonstrable abilities in directing, rehearsing, and leading musical groups; and, (3) strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, working with all ages. We prefer someone with a minimum of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music; however, experience equal to this may be considered.  Additionally, proficiency playing musical instruments (e.g., piano, hand bells), coupled with the ability to work with and have a general knowledge of the developmental characteristics of children and middle- and high-school-aged youth are highly desired.  Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For further details, visit Mt. Pisgah’s website at www.mtpisgahva.org.  Submit cover letter and resumé electronically to jobs@mtpisgahva.org. (Posted on 7/13/17)

Youth Director
Ebenezer UMC, Suffolk, seeks a Director of Youth Ministries. This is a part-time position requiring 20 hours per week, with potential growth with the expanded responsibilities including Family and Life Group ministries. A passion for and relevant experience working with youth are important qualifiers. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Essential responsibilities are to plan and lead United Methodist Youth Fellowship for Junior and Senior High students; coordinate the Youth Sunday School curriculum, plan and execute an annual Mission Trip; plan and develop additional events and programs that engage youth throughout the year; and recruit, train, and direct volunteers who work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry. For a detailed job description, go to www.ebumc.net. Please email all résumés to: Bob Patton, SPRC Chair at Basspikker@verizon.net (Posted on 7/13/17)

Pianist
Halifax United Methodist Church, in Halifax, VA, seeks a pianist to play for our traditional worship service every Sunday at 11 am and at choir practices Wednesdays at 7 pm. We are a small church with a strong voice and a love of music. We seek a dynamic and energetic player who wishes to serve God by helping us lift our voices in praise to the Almighty. If you are interested please send your resume to thaddecker@vaumc.org.  (Posted on 7/12/17)

Director of Youth Ministries
Corinth United Methodist Church in Sandston, Virginia seeks a part-time (12 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries. As a member of Corinth’s staff, the Director of Youth Ministries works closely with the lead pastor and the Church’s ministry teams to plan, implement, support, and advance opportunities for youth (grades 6-12) and their families to experience Christ and grow in faith and fellowship, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree as well as passion and relevant experience working with youth in an engaging Christian environment. Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to Pastor Joe Winfree at pastor@corinthumchurch.org. (Posted on 7/12/17)

Children's Coordinator
Wesley United Methodist Church in Colonial Heights, VA is looking for a part time children’s coordinator to oversee church programming, work with our day care and after school program and other church staff to provide outreach and ministry support to our children in a growing church. Hours are flexible with Mondays for children’s chapel and Sunday mornings for worship most important. Coordinator will also work with the Sunday School Superintendent but will report to Senior Pastor. Experience and an educational background in working with children is necessary. Inquiries may be made at wesley.srpastor@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/11/17)

Youth Pastor
Southern Pines United Methodist Church (North Carolina) seeks full-time Youth Pastor with a passion for discipling youth. Responsibilities include planning and leading Sunday youth fellowship for middle and high school, coordinating youth activities/trips, and working collaboratively with SPUMC staff and parents to implement an engaging youth program. Weekend and after hours work is required. Benefits include health insurance and pension. Preferred requirements: BA degree in Christian Education, Wesleyan background, and at least 2 years experience. Email resume and two letters of reference to: amyn@aosnc.com. (Posted on 7/10/17)

Administrative Assistant
Evangelical United Methodist Church, a vibrant and growing congregation located in Elkton, VA, is seeking a new administrative assistant to provide support for our pastors and staff, prepare worship bulletins and other church communication, and provide a welcoming office atmosphere. This is a part-time (20 hours per week), salaried position, with paid holidays and 2 weeks of paid vacation/personal time per year. The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to the faith and teachings of The United Methodist Church, strong organization skills, and versatile computer experience, as well as flexibility, compassion, and kindness.  A complete job description and application are available by emailing evangelicalunitedmethodist@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/30/17)

Pianist/Organist
Blandford UMC on South Crater Road in Prince George, VA is searching for a pianist and/or organist to play for worship services at their 11:00 AM service on Sunday mornings. No choir through the summer, potential choir in the fall with choir practice one week night.  Additional services will include Advent season and Holy Week services; first right of refusal for weddings and/or funerals. Wage depending on skill, experience, and job performance. Please send your experience and interest to Liz Astin at beachea@yahoo.com AND Debbie Baugham at debbiebaugham@vaumc.org (Posted on 6/30/17) 

Children’s Music Director (Davidson, NC)
Davidson United Methodist Church, in Davidson, NC, is seeking Director of Children’s Music to direct, develop, and lead our children’s music ministry. Davidson UMC is a 4,100 member regional congregation located north of Charlotte in the college town of Davidson, NC. We seek an energetic, outgoing, director with developed leadership and administrative skills, a calling to children’s music ministry, experience in recruiting, developing, training, and supporting volunteers, and a forward-thinking vision for a dynamic music ministry with children ages 4 through 12 to include vocal, handchime, and handbell choirs. This is a full-time position with benefits. Requirements: • Three to five years of music education or children’s choir experience is preferred. • A bachelor’s degree in a related field is minimum requirement. • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills. • Must posses a proven ability to work effectively with children, parents, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers. To obtain a job description, please go to www.davidsonumc.org/welcome/current-job-openings. To submit a apply please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Reverend Kevin Turner, Minister of Music and Worship, Kturner@davidsonumc.org. (Posted on 6/29/17)

Administrative Assistant
Toms Brook United Methodist Church seeks a part-time (25 hours-per-week) administrative assistant/bookkeeper to staff our office Monday – Friday. The ideal candidate shall possess: A friendly and welcoming personality; faith in our Lord, strong organizational skills and multi-tasking skills; strong computer and Internet skills; experience with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent; experience in database management, basic bookkeeping, financial management and payroll; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and an ability to honor and maintain confidentiality. Starting salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to Admin. Assist. at tbumc@shentel.net by July 10th. Disclosure: All members, attendees, and family members thereof are ineligible to be employed by Toms Brook UMC effective 2017. (Posted on 6/28/17) 

Administrator/Treasurer
Central United Methodist Church in Salem, VA has an immediate need for a part time (25 hours a week) administrator/treasurer.  Applicant should have training in and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher.  They must have a working knowledge of office operations and equipment and possess the personal characteristics necessary for working with the church staff and members of the congregation.  Experience in general bookkeeping, computer based financial processing and payroll procedures are desired.  Salary is negotiable.  Anyone interested should contact Rev. Bryan Buckles at bryanbuckles@vaumc.org or (540) 389-2933. (Posted on 6/27/17)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Herndon United Methodist Church, a healthy, vibrant, multi-generational church in Herndon, Virginia, is seeking a creative and energetic Director of Children’s Ministries to lead and grow its children’s ministry. As a leader, the Director of Children’s Ministry will work directly with parents, staff, and volunteers to create a welcoming and loving faith community where infant through sixth-grade children and their families experience God’s love and grow together in their faith in Jesus Christ. The program will be a holistic program, offering opportunities for fellowship, growth, and service. But far from being a place where parents outsource the spiritual growth of their children, the Director of Children’s Ministry will work to strengthen parents’ role as spiritual mentors and help parents build upon the insight and learning that is taking place in church settings. As a way of growing the church, the Director of Children’s Ministries will (a) reach out and build relationships with the families connected with Herndon UMC’s Preschool and Upward Basketball program and (b) work collegially with a corps of volunteers to create meaningful programming for community children and their families. Although the position is presently envisioned as a 25-hour-a-week, part-time position, the position could be expanded to a 30-hour-a-week, full-time position if there were a candidate with the right skills and right passion for children’s ministry. Total annual compensation and benefits would be commensurate with experience and work schedule. Please see the detailed job description for more details. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to SPRC@herndonumc.org. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or relevant children’s ministry experience. • Rich spiritual life and commitment to United Methodist theology and practice. • Excellent communication skills and the ability to use social media as an effective outreach tool. • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, talent in recruiting and engaging volunteers, attention to detail, self-motivation, and the ability work effectively in a team setting. (Posted on 6/27/17)

Pianist or Organist
Trinity UMC in Smithfield, VA is searching for a pianist or organist to play for a traditional 11:00 AM service on Sunday mornings. This person will also accompany choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM with occasional extra duties. This job requires approximately 10 hours a week. Annual salary offering of up to $15,000 depending on skill, experience, and job performance. Please contact the director of music at music@mytrinity.org or 757-814-7108. (Posted on 6/26/17)

SEEKING A POSITION

Pianist/Organist
Serena Lloyd, who resides in Broadway, VA, has been the pianist/organist at Mt. Zion UMC in Mt. Solon,  for four years.   Due to the long commute, she is seeking a position closer to home. She is hoping to find a position in Broadway,  Timberville, New Market, or Fulks Run. If you know of an available position,  please contact her at  nena48bal@gmail.com,  or text or call 540-282-1582. (Posted on 7/5/17)

OTHER

Family Support Partners
UMFS is hiring Family Support Partners in Northern Virginia. Do you have a child with emotional, behavioral or mental health needs? Do you want to help other families in similar situations? Do you enjoy empowering others to succeed? What makes a great Family Support Partner? • Experience navigating the behavioral health system. • Ability to share your own story to help others. • Preferably bilingual, not required. • Flexible schedule. Interested in applying? Please visit www.umfs.org or contact Laura Giunta at lgiunta@umfs.org or (703) 941-9008 ext. 302. (Posted on 7/7/17)

 

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