Job Opportunities

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LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Infant/Toddler Care Teacher--Full Time
Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, is looking for caring, energetic, patient, flexible, compassionate individuals to become part of our infant and toddler teacher team. We are dedicated to offering the utmost quality of care to our children and families. Individuals should possess at least 1-year experience with babies six weeks to 2 years old. Must pass a background check. Possessing a CPR/First Aid certification is a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send all resumes to Christina Tilley, Infant and Toddler Program Director, Christina.tilley@timberlakeumc.org. (Posted on 12/12/18)

Director of Youth and Children's Ministries
Peace United Methodist Church, Fredericksburg, is hiring a Director of Youth and Children's Ministries. We are seeking a highly-motivated person to strengthen and enhance Peace UMC by providing management and leadership of youth and children’s programs. Qualifications include: • Clear understanding of biblical knowledge and its relevance for today. • Passionate about Christ and his/her personal relationship with Him. • Passionate about youth and children and their personal connection with Christ. • Excellent interpersonal, teaching, and public speaking skills. • Technologically savvy. • Self-starter and energetic. • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of Peace UMC. This is a part-time position with the expectation to work 15-20 hours per week. Prospective candidates must submit to a background check. If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume/cover letter to Pastor Scott Hopkins (hop200@yahoo.com) and Ron Tiberio (rontiberio@gmail.com), SPRC Chairman. (Posted on 12/11/18)

Administrative Assistant 
Kenwood United Methodist Church (11208 Elmont Rd, Ashland VA) is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include assisting pastor with administrative duties, creating worship bulletins, bookkeeping, maintaining church finance records, scheduling, maintaining church files, assisting committees and members, etc. Candidate should be a self-starter, able to multitask and prioritize projects. Strong administrative and organizational skills, including bookkeeping, scheduling, Microsoft Office computer skills, email, some social media, verbal and written communication skills are needed. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Hours are approximately 15 hours/week with flexible office hours. Pay rate per hour dependent on level of experience. Please send your resume and references to dankim@kenwoodumchurch.org (Posted on 12/4/18)

Director of Music Ministries
Tifton First United Methodist Church, Tifton, GA, is in search of a Director of Music Ministries who will coordinate all music programs within the church to include opportunities for all age levels, as talent and commitment allow. The Director of Music Ministries will collaborate with the pastors, music and worship teams to provide traditional and contemporary worship services. The Director of Music Ministries will lead the chancel choir, other musicians and the congregation in traditional music worship for 9:00 am and 11:00 am Sunday services and support leadership of our contemporary service held at 10:42 am. Attendance averages 100+ at 9:00 am and 200+ at 11:00 am. Tifton, Georgia is located on I-75 north of Valdosta and south of Macon. The population of Tifton is approximately 17,000 with an additional 23,000 living in the surrounding county. Please send resume and contact information for three references to: Tifton First United Methodist Church, 107 West 12th Street, Tifton, GA. 31794; jmichaelmoore57@gmail.com – email; tiftonfumc.org – website (Posted on 12/4/18)

Children and Youth Ministry Director
Wesley UMC, Dover, DE, is seeking a Children and Youth Ministry Director. Ministry Purpose: Your role is to develop and provide spiritual, relational, organizational and administrative leadership, and to oversee and work with the Christian Education Program for Children and Youth. This includes the weekly Sunday School program for children and youth, Children’s Church, and special programming such as Vacation Bible School (VBS) and Christmas programs. The CYM Director shall seek to foster a strong education program that strengthens the students’ commitment to the church and encourages growth in their faith in Jesus Christ. The CYM Director will introduce, instruct, and nurture children and youth in their Christian faith through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, worship, service and evangelism. They will also build relationships with teachers, students, parents and church leaders. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested Candidates email or send a letter of interest and a resume to: Wesley United Methodist Church, Attn: SPRC Chairman, 209 South State St, Dover, DE 19901; email staff-parish-chair@wesleyumc-dover.com (Posted on 11/30/18)

Executive Director
Apex UMC, Apex, NC, is seeking an Executive Director. Purpose ● Ensure the effective operation of the Family of Faith Communities by providing leadership that results in the meaningful and fruitful contribution and collaboration of church staff and lay leadership in an environment conducive to fulfilling its overarching vision and mission. ● Enable the Lead Pastor to focus on the intensive responsibilities of vision-casting and overall church leadership. Key Duties and Responsibilities The Executive Director serves as the administrative lead for the Family, reporting directly to the Lead Pastor and representing the Lead Pastor in all administrative and operational functions of the Family. In the Traction model, this position is called the integrator. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply: Submit one document that includes your cover letter (including your salary requirements) and your resume via email to jobs@apexumcfamily.org. (Posted on 11/29/18)

Administrative Assistant
The Center for Creative Arts at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 4825 Pouncey Tract Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23059, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for a busy, nurturing Music and Arts school. Duties include registering new students, bookkeeping, scheduling, maintaining student files, and creating fliers for programs. Candidate should be a self-starter, able to multitask and prioritize projects. Strong administrative and organizational skills, including bookkeeping, scheduling, Microsoft Office computer skills, and verbal and written communication skills are needed. Hours are approximately 28 hours/week: Monday - Thursday from 1:15- 8:15 p.m. Pay rate: $13.00/hour. Please send your resume, including references, to sbrowncca@comcast.net. (Posted on 11/29/18)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries (part time—15 hours/week, Compensation dependent on level of experience) 
Kenwood United Methodist Church in Ashland, VA. Kenwood seeks an enthusiastic, eager, and gifted person to be our new Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This person will oversee the ongoing ministries of our young people (children and youth) and the volunteers that assist in these ministries. Kenwood UMC is a missional, loving, and learning kind of church that prioritises young people in ministry. Not only will this person work directly with young people, it will work directly with the leadership of Kenwood to lift up young people's gifts and needs so that the future of our church is squarely focused on them. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit résumé with cover letter to: Dankim@kenwoodumchurch.org (Posted on 11/27/18)

Music Ministry Associate
National United Methodist Church, a reconciling congregation in Washington, DC with a vibrant music program, seeks a music ministry associate with a passion for creative worship and handbell direction to expand our handbell program at our Metropolitan Memorial campus beginning January 2019. The quarter time position includes directing the Radiant Ringers, our adult handbell ensemble, directing or co-directing the Youth Worship Ensemble, and leading handbell introductory classes for our elementary age students twice a year. Radiant Ringers ring 5 octave bells and chimes at a 3+/4 level, and our Youth Worship Ensemble rings 3 octave bells at 1+/2 level. Salary is $9,975, with continuing education funds available to help offset the cost of festival/conference attendance. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter detailing handbell experience, and contact information for two references in the church music ministry field to Dr. Melissa Chavez, Director of Music, National United Methodist Church, mchavez@nationalchurch.org. Materials will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. (Posted on 11/26/18)

Pastor for Congregational Care 
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church has a part-time (20-hour per week) Pastor for Congregational Care position. Experience in pastoral care and/or CPE essential. Position description available upon request. Inquiries to: pastorgina@fumcva.org (Posted on 11/19/18)

Youth Director and/or Director of Outreach and Communication
Sudley United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry. Youth Director will report to the Pastor and lead, guide and coordinate the middle, high school, and college ministry programs. This person will work with church leadership to execute Sudley’s Youth Program. This person will also help in the development of new programs, work with Outreach to reach new Youths, lead Youth Missions, work across church’s within the United Methodist Church Connectional Ministries and engage youth and youth leaders across our region. Sudley Church is also seeking a part-time Director of Outreach and Communication. Outreach will lead Sudley’s print and digital outreach campaigns. This person will be proficient in Social Media and the professional use of: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wordpress, as well as the creation and formatting of printed materials. This person will also be a strong writer and able to post content daily and create original content weekly. Depending on experience, this position could be combined with the Director of Youth position to create a full-time role. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send cover letter and resume to sudleychurch@gmail.com (Posted on 11/19/18)

Church Office Manager and/or Director of Outreach and Communication
Sudley United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time office manager. Candidates must have strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively communicate. The person will work closely with the Pastor, church staff, congregation, and the community. Digital communication and marketing background a plus. Depending on experience and capabilities, this position will be 20 – 25 hours per week, Tuesday – Friday. Sudley Church is also seeking a part-time Director of Outreach and Communication. Outreach will lead Sudley’s print and digital outreach campaigns. This person will be proficient in Social Media and the professional use of: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wordpress, as well as the creation and formatting of printed materials. This person will also be a strong writer and able to post content daily and create original content weekly. Depending on experience, this position could be combined with the Office Manager position to create a full-time role. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send cover letter and resume to: sudleychurch@gmail.com (Posted on 11/19/18)

Administrative Assistant
Wesley UMC, Colonial Heights, is seeking a full-time administrative assistant for busy church office; will report to and work closely with senior pastor and assistant pastor. Duties include taking phone calls, producing a weekly bulletin for three services, funerals and weddings. Candidate will be able to assist treasurer, help coordinate vouchers and billing, correspondence and public relations. Person will be working with church staff, trustees, service people, vendors, volunteers and members of the congregation. Excellent communication and computer skills required. Will help maintain website, electric sign, etc. Must be able to pass a background test.  Hours from 9-4 pm M-Th. No medical benefits,however there is paid vacation, sick time and personal time. Inquiries can be made to Rev. L. Raymond McGarr, wesley.srpastor@gmail.com, Wesley United Methodist Church, 3701 Conduit Rd., Colonial Heights, VA 23834. (Posted on 11/16/18) 

Audiovisual/Lighting (AVL) Technician 
Virginia Beach UMC is seeking an Audiovisual/Lighting (AVL) Technician. The AVL Technician provides support for the three Sunday worship services and other Virginia Beach United Methodist Church events, as approved, including funerals, weddings, musical performances, specialized presentations and experiences. This position also assures that podcasts for Sunday worship services are recorded and uploaded to the VBUMC website and collaborates with other staff in assuring appropriate AVL support. Please click here for a full job description. If interested, please submit resume to jobs@vbumc.org. (Posted on 11/15/18)

Music Director
Wright’s Chapel UMC, Ruther Glen, is looking for a part-time Music Director. Key duties include leading two Sunday morning traditional services and one contemporary service. To recruit, develop and engage members and musicians to be involved in the worship experience. Piano (Keyboard) and Singing skills are required. Be a skilled musician with experience leading traditional and contemporary worship. Starting salary at $20,000 and negotiated based on experience and skill level. Email resume to Charles Tillapaugh at charles@wrightschapel.org. For full job description go here: http://www.wrightschapel.org/?page_id=3036 (Posted on 11/15/18)

Music Director
Crossroads UMC in Portsmouth is looking for a part-time Music Director. Key duties include to provide organ/piano/keyboard music for worship services; conduct choir(s) practice(s) at least once a week; Sunday morning rehearsal should begin at 10:40 and end by 10:50 AM so as to give time for the Prelude to begin at 10:55 AM in the Sanctuary; recruit new people for choir(s), musical ensembles and to develop new groups as the need or opportunity arises. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). We are accepting resumes until December 17, 2018. Applicants can mail their resumes to Crossroads UMC, 1800 Rodman Avenue, Portsmouth, Va 23707; attention Rev. Lynda Moore, or email them to office@crossroadsumc.hrcoxmail.com (Posted on 11/14/18)

Communications Coordinator
Virginia Beach UMC is seeking a Communications Coordinator. This position develops and coordinates the communications on behalf of the church including website and app maintenance and updating, approval of print materials developed by other staff, updating messaging for social media, distribution of weekly pastoral emails to congregation, and collaboration with other staff in the development of assimilation pathways for persons new to Virginia Beach United Methodist Church. For more details, click here for a full job description. Interested applicants should forward their resume to jobs@vbumc.org. (Posted on 11/12/18)

Audio and Video Technician
Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an Audio and Video Technician. The position works with the staff members and utilizes AV equipment to create an enjoyable and seamless worship experience for all church attendees. Essential function includes to set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for Timberlake UMC. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to Amanda Smith, amanda.smith@timberlakeumc.org, Director of Marketing and Communications. (Posted on 11/8/18)

Youth Ministry Intern – Spring or Summer 2019
The Youth Ministry at Reveille UMC, Richmond, is looking for a thoughtful, energetic, and reliable intern with a strong desire for leading young people to a relationship with Jesus Christ. The Youth Ministry Intern will work alongside our Director of Youth Ministries to help the youth and families of our church feel supported and engaged. The duties of the position vary with the season and may include teaching and leading groups of teenagers, mission trip and event planning, and administrative support. The intern will be expected to use his or her own skills to the Glory of God in this position. The ideal candidate will have completed high school and at least two years of college. Experience and educational background in ministry and/or adolescent development are a plus. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. This is a part-time, non-exempt, hourly position without benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Specific dates and hours of employment are negotiable. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Youth Ministries Ansley Higginbotham. The position is open until filled. (Posted on 10/29/18)

FT Organist/Director of Music
Fairfax United Methodist Church is seeking an excellent organist with the ability and passion to lead numerous vocal and instrumental ensembles. The sanctuary organ is a Zimmer and Sons three manual instrument with 42 ranks. Interested candidates should send a resume to Linda Burke, Executive Director, as the first step in the selection process. lburke@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 10/29/18)

Director of Next Generation Ministries
Wesley United Methodist in Vienna, VA is looking for a passionate servant leader to lead its ministries for young disciples. As Director of Next Generation Ministries, the candidate will design and lead Wesley's programs for children and youth. This is a full-time position with minimum of 30 weekly working hours (includes Sunday duties), and the compensation will be commensurate with experience and education between $32,000-35,000. Health benefit and modest pension will be also provided. For a detailed job description, click here (pdf). To apply, submit a resume and a faith statement to Pastor Kyungsuk Cho at kcho@wesleyvienna.org. Questions of all kinds are also welcome to the pastor. (Posted on 10/26/18)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries (part time—20 hours/week)
Welborne United Methodist Church in Richmond, VA. Welborne UMC seeks a well-trained, dynamic and enthusiastic committed Christian who will lead discipleship ministries for children and youth as a part of a staff and volunteer team engaged in intergenerational discipleship. Submit résumé with cover letter to: sprc@welbornechurch.org. (Posted on 10/25/18)

Program Coordinator
First United Methodist Church of Hampton (FUMC) is seeking a Program Coordinator. This part-time position is responsible for helping to facilitate programs where there is a high anticipation of the active power and presence of God. The Program Coordinator is to provide exceptional experiences that support the mission of FUMC. Emphasis should be on programs that reach out to our community to gather new disciples, nurture our existing congregation as disciples of Jesus Christ, and provide pathways to membership. This is a 25 hour/week salaried position with an annual salary range of $32,000-$38,000 based upon qualifications. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested, please submit your resume to the church office: office@firstumchampton.org. The deadline for receiving resumes is November 27, 2018. (Posted on 10/23/18)

Director of Family Ministries 
Francis Asbury UMC, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Family Ministries. The Director of Family Ministries is responsible for the growth,  oversight, programming and coordination of ministries for the children and families at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church. This is a part-time position. For more information and to view the current job description click here.  If interested, please submit your resume to: EdMartin@vaumc.org. (Posted on10/23/18)

Contemporary Worship Leader/Communications Director - Full Time
First United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is searching for a talented, creative, collaborative leader for a brand-new position among our diverse congregation and community. We are seeking someone with experience in both contemporary music ministry and communications, particularly social media and video production. Our vision for the results to be achieved through this new ministry position is in the link below. This vision is bold and is based on our understanding of God’s call after considerable discernment and prayer, but the precise details of how to get there are presently unknown, allowing for new ideas and new outreach. We want to grow into a church that appeals to younger generations, families with children, and members of the diverse downtown community around our church, and partners with them to grow the Kingdom of God. The primary roles of this position are leading the praise band at our contemporary worship service on Sunday mornings, managing a number of communications platforms (church App, social media, digital signs and monitors, website), and partnering with our Lead and Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, and other staff to cultivate connections within and beyond our church, in order to help our church fulfill its mission, To Know Christ and To Make Christ Known. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send a letter of interest, resume and three references to the Rev. Jim Bell, Lead Pastor, jbell@fumcrm.org. (Posted on 10/22/18)

Organist
Reveille UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Organist to join its staff. The Organist provides musical expertise and accompaniment for choirs for traditional worship services, including Sunday services at 8:30 and 11:00 am, occasional Wednesday evening services, and special services such as Christmas, Holy Week, and Easter. Visit www.reveilleumc.org/jobs for a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, admindirector@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is November 19, 2018. (Posted on 10/22/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale, VA, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. Applicants should be enthusiastic individuals with a passion for youth and a commitment to Christ who will help nurture young disciples of Jesus Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (7th-12th grade) in the areas of discipleship, worship, mission, outreach, and fellowship while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. The applicant must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology. To apply for this position please contact Angela Culbertson at Culbertsonangela801@gmail.com. (Posted on 10/16/18) 

Bookkeeper
Burke United Methodist Church is seeking a part time bookkeeper. Primary responsibilities include managing payroll, maintaining church financial records, preparing reports and supporting annual audits. For a full job description, please visit the BUMC web site (burkeumc.org). Resumes and optional cover letter can be sent to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com. (Posted on 10/16/18)

OTHER

Board of Governors
Nominations Myrtle Beach Wesleyan College (South Carolina) (www.mbwesleyan.org) and Pilgrim Seminary (www.pilgrimseminary.org) is seeking nominations for our Board of Governors which will be expanded this coming year. Self-nominations are accepted. We are seeking men and women who love the Lord, who are faithful participants in the life of their local church, and have an interest in extending tuition free higher education in Christian perspective to as many people as possible. Nominations can be sent to nominations@pilgrimseminary.org. (Posted on 11/26/18)

Adjunct Faculty 
Myrtle Beach Wesleyan College (South Carolina) (www.mbwesleyan.org) and Pilgrim Seminary (www.pilgrimseminary.org) is seeking academically and spiritually qualified persons to join our college and seminary faculty. Currently, our primary mission is to provide tuition free, high quality post-secondary education in Christian perspective to men and women incarcerated in federal and state correctional facilities throughout the United States. We are seeking faculty members who can help develop a series of half hour videos following a specific textbook and assist with other student study resources. We need adjunct faculty in a number of subject areas. (Please see websites). This work can be done from wherever you are. Please respond to facultysearch@pilgrimseminary.org

Excutive Director
Henderson Settlement, Frakes, KY, a Mission Institution of the United Methodist Church, is seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible for supervising, directing, and administering the programs of Henderson Settlement. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resumes to the HR office at: hr@hsumc.org. For more information please contact Tammy at (606) 337-3613 Ext 318 (Posted on 11/19/18)

Worship and Arts Minister 
RISE, a United Methodist Faith Community in Harrisonburg, is seeking a Worship and Arts Minister. The Worship and Arts Minister serves the community by developing, enriching, and re-imagining what worship may look like at RISE. Taking both a macro and micro view, the Worship and Arts Minister strives to engage the community in a holistic worship experience. This is a part-time position and will work in concert with the Pastor and Associate Minister of Formation. Intrigued? Click here for links to the full job description and application: http://www.riseharrisonburg.com/hiring-worship-and-arts-minister/ We will be accepting applications for the position until November 9. For more information, email us at riseharrisonburg@gmail.com (Posted on 11/2/18)

Property Coordinator at Camp Alta Mons
Camp Alta Mons, Shawsville, VA, is seeking a full-time, year round Property Coordinator. Management duties include: manage the delivery of operations and systems oversight; manage resources within budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations; maintain natural environmental quality while keeping in compliance with all codes and regulations; insure operations meet relevant guidelines for the health, wellness, and safety of clients and staff; schedule and provide preventative maintenance. Click here for a detailed job description on the camp website. For more information and/or to apply for this position, please contact Ronda Wimmer at 540-268-2409 / office@altamons.org (Posted on 11/1/18)

 

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