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The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months for United Methodist local churches or United Methodist-related agencies/institutions. Please e-mail positions to Brenda Capen at brendacapen@vaumc.org


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

CONFERENCE POSITIONS

Staff Accountant
The Virginia Conference, Glen Allen, is seeking a Staff Accountant. This role is responsible for performing accounting support duties with a heavy emphasis on managing the accounts’ payable function and day-to-day general ledger support. This position works closely with the Conference Assistant Treasurer in delivering accurate and timely financial results and will also assist with the implementation of new accounting tools, federal and state payroll tax filings, and annual audit support. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Email resume and cover letter to jobs@gcfa.org. Closing Date: January 7, 2022 (Posted on 12/16/21)

DISTRICT POSITIONS

Property and Closing Manager
The Bi-District (Alexandria and Arlington Districts) of the United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Property and Closing Manager. This position works with District Trustees and local churches that are closing, providing guidance in the process, assisting with legal documents, working with attorneys, and providing oversight of the maintenance of closed and leased properties. Persons applying should have excellent communication skills, good attention to detail, be a self-starter and be able to provide for their own transportation. Some experience with repair and maintenance is important. The salary range is $30-$35 K depending on experience. This work schedule for this position is very flexible and will be mostly outside of the office. Find a detailed position description HERE. Interested parties can email their resume and cover letter by January 19 to: NovaDistrictJobs@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/6/22)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS

Children’s Director (Part-time)
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church in Roanoke, VA is seeking a person with a personal faith in Christ with a deep understanding of United Methodism, who relates well with children up to 5th grade and their families. The goal will be to enhance Windsor Hills’ ministry with children to foster growth in discipleship, along with personal growth, confidence, and willingness to serve. The Children’s Director will be present on Sunday mornings, leading our Sunday School program with children, and plan and carry out two to three major events for children and our community. This is a part-time salaried position, averaging 10-12 hours per week. For further information or to submit a resumé, contact the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/14/22)

Youth Director (Part-time)
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church in Roanoke, VA is seeking a person with a personal faith in Christ with a deep understanding of United Methodism, who relates well with youth (6th grade through 12th) and their families. The Youth Director will be present on Sunday mornings, leading our Sunday School program with youth, and lead our Youth Group weekly or bi-weekly. This will be a part-time salaried position, averaging 10-12 hours per week. For further information or to submit a resumé, contact the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/14/22)

Nursery Director (Part-time)
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church in Roanoke, VA is seeking a person to oversee the church’s Nursery for small children, as well as provide a regular presence and contact point to ensure the safety of the children and the comfort of the parents. The Nursery Director will be a person of faith who understands the needs of young children, is able to develop strong relationships and work with parents, volunteers and staff. This will be a part-time salaried position with responsibilities primarily on Sundays, as well as for other selected events throughout the year. For further information or to submit a resumé, contact the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org.(Posted on 1/14/22)

Director of Contemporary Music
Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson VA, is seeking a part-time, (8 to 10 hours per week), Contemporary Music Director. The salary range is 8 to 10K per year, commensurate with experience and job qualifications. The ideal candidate must have an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge of and a love for contemporary praise and worship music and provide spiritual leadership and direction for the music ministries of our church. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collaborative planning and selection of music for weekly and special services, leading rehearsals, recruiting and working with volunteers in the praise team, and leading music during the 8:45 worship service. A degree in music and / or experience in leading music in a church-related setting and performance in voice, piano, or other instruments is preferred. A background check and references will be required.
Full job description is available upon request. Please send resumes with job references to office@trinitypoquoson.org (Posted on 1/14/22)

Director of Traditional Music
Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson VA, is seeking a part-time, (approx. 6 to 8 hours per week), Traditional Music Director. The salary range is 6 to 7K per year, commensurate with experience and job qualifications. The ideal candidate must have an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge of and a love for traditional worship music and provide spiritual leadership and direction for the music ministries of our church. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collaborative planning and selection of music for weekly and special services, leading rehearsals, recruiting and working with volunteers in the choir, and leading music during the 11:00 worship service. A degree in music and / or experience in leading music in a church-related setting and performance in voice, piano, or other instruments is preferred. A background check and references will be required. Full job description is available upon request. Traditionally, this employee is off one Sunday a month and the month of August. Please send resumes with job references to office@trinitypoquoson.org (Posted on 1/14/22)

Director of Traditional Music and Liturgy
St. Luke’s UMC, Orlando, FL, is seeking a faith-filled, creative, adaptable, and energetic Director of Traditional Music and Liturgy to help cultivate the traditional worship experience through diverse and dynamic music, partnership with clergy and musicians, and creative congregational participation in liturgy and music. St. Luke’s is a progressive, inclusive congregation growing in diversity with a rich history of creativity in arts and music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, send resume to Rev. Melissa Cooper, mcooper@st.lukes.org; If possible, provide video with examples of leading music groups or performing music, leading worship or liturgy, or other relevant content to show music and worship leadership skills and experience. (Posted on 1/12/22)

Director of Youth Ministry
Trinity UMC, McLean, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry to provide direction and organize the youth ministry program. Specific responsibilities include developing, designing and leading Trinity’s weekly Youth Group program throughout the year and special annual youth group events. The Director of Youth Ministry will also be responsible for helping Trinity’s Pastors organize and lead confirmation classes, and plan for an annual confirmation banquet. The Director will work closely with our pastors, staff, and lay leaders involved in youth ministry at Trinity. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested? To apply, please submit your resume and short cover letter to info@umtrinity.org. (Posted on 1/11/22)

Director of Music and Worship
Christ Crossman UMC is searching for half-time Director of Music and Worship with responsibility for nurturing the worshiping life and experience of a small and growing progressive congregation in the City of Falls Church, Virginia. Reflecting a blended style of worship (both traditional and contemporary), this person will work with a multi-generational choir and praise team to support the theme and flow of weekly services and other seasonal/special events. They will support the church’s vision of welcoming all to worship, grow, and serve together by engaging team members and congregants in their discipleship with Christ and love of God and others through the medium of music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit requested materials to office@christcrossman.org. (Posted on 1/11/22)

Director of Music Ministry
Messiah United Methodist Church in Springfield, Virginia, a community of faith with an exceptional music tradition, is seeking a professional to lead the church as the Director of Music Ministry. This position will give the candidate an opportunity to oversee all musical aspects in the life of the church while continuing to grow our community. The Music Director will manage a professional team that includes an Organist/Accompanist, a Director of Instrumental Music, a Children’s Choir Director, several staff musicians, and additional contract musicians as warranted. The director will lead a choir of more than 40 congregants, many with years of experience, committed to vocal music as a means of expressing their faith. In addition to having proven musical competencies and talents, we are seeking a candidate of strong Christian faith, with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to teamwork. Qualifications and skills required include: M.A. degree in Music with a Choral concentration; ability in piano or keyboard; proficiency with music production software and video editing programs; and, experience working with volunteers with various age, talent, and commitment levels. This is a full-time position with benefits. Flexible hours and work locations will be considered. A position description is included in this announcement. Salary range is $75,000 to $85,000 based on qualification and experience. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please contact Tom Willson, Chairperson of the Staff Parish Relations Committee, at jobs@messiahumc.org (Posted on 1/7/22)

Financial Administrative Assistant
Beulah United Methodist Church in North Chesterfield, VA is a medium-sized, active, mission oriented church that is seeking a part-time Financial Administrative Assistant (18 hours per week). Working under the direction of the Senior Pastor, this person will perform and coordinate the financial administrative and communication functions for the church and will be accountable to the pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: Beulah United Methodist Church, Attn: Pastor Donald Gibson, P.O. Box 37098, North Chesterfield, VA 23234. FAX to (804)269-0670 or email to don@beulahumc.org. Please reply by February 4, 2022. (Posted on 1/7/22)

Organist-Accompanist
Main Street UMC, Suffolk, VA, is seeking a part-time Organist-Accompanist, approximately 12-15 hours weekly. Works with the Director of Music and Worship Ministries to provide a unified, meaningful and positive worship experience for the congregation, both in-person and virtually. Primarily responsible for providing quality organ and piano music for two traditional/blended Sunday worship services (currently 8:30 and 11:00am) and accompanying choirs, ensembles and soloists. Priority given to candidates with a degree in music or relevant training and professional experience of three or more years in a church setting. For a more detailed job description, contact the pastor, the Rev. Richard Meiser, at the phone number or email address below, or click here (pdf). To apply, submit a cover letter, resumé, video samples (if possible), and a list of references to the Rev. Richard Meiser at richmeiser@vaumc.org. Please call Rev. Meiser (757-539-8751) to let him know your email and attachments are on the way. Compensation commensurate with education, training and experience. (Posted on 1/7/22)

Pianist
Benn’s United Methodist Church in Smithfield, Virginia is seeking a part-time Pianist to join our music staff. Duties include choir and Praise Band rehearsals, two Sunday services and other occasional accompanist responsibilities. Part-time, salaried position with limited benefits. Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications. Submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Fred Eng, 14571 Benn’s Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430 or at bennsumc@yahoo.com. (Posted on 1/6/22)

Part-Time Digital Communications Specialist
Larchmont United Methodist Church, Norfolk VA, is seeking a Part-Time Digital Communications Specialist who is excited about spreading the mission of our church through preparation and dissemination of our communications via multiple digital channels. This 8-hour a week position promotes Larchmont Church’s welcoming, professional, and Christian online presence. Responsibilities are: to work with the website hosting service/provider to improve our website’s optimization and update timely information on this site; to support, schedule, and train for the production of weekly online streaming of weekly worship services; to enhance and maintain our social media presence through relevant, timely, and interactive posts that engages our online and social media constituents. Candidates should have some experience with basic website updating and the use of website templates, demonstrate comfort with technology and with acquiring new technical skills, have experience with social media platforms (E.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Nextdoor), and be able to work professionally and collaboratively with staff and other church leaders. For a complete Job Description, interested candidates should direct questions or send a resume and cover letter to Rev. Fran Cooper, francooper@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/6/21)

Part-Time Youth Director
This is a 12 hours/week Youth Director position, serving our church to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our Youth and their families. This will include but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services, planning and holding weekly Youth Group, organizing fellowship and outreach activities, engaging in a once yearly mission trip, recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. For a complete Job Description, interested candidates should direct questions or send a resume and cover letter to Rev. Fran Cooper, francooper@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/6/21)

Pianist
Lebanon UMC in Dinwiddie seeks a part- time pianist who can play for worship service every Sunday or every other Sunday regularly. Lebanon Church has a very passionate choir, and we expect a new pianist to help our choir practice. If you are interested in serving our church and choir or have any questions, please contact pastor Sophia Yoo-Hess at (804) 469-3614. (Posted on 1/6/22)

Business Manager
Mount Pisgah UMC, Midlothian, is seeking a full-time Business Manager responsible for providing financial management guidance to appropriate branches in the church, financial reporting, balance sheet accounts maintenance, coordination of annual budgeting process, and overseeing bookkeeping and database management activities. The Business Manager also supervises the Administrative Assistant and Database Coordinator. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Job applications can be sent to jobs@mtpisgahva.org. (Posted on 1/6/22)

Organist
Court Street UMC located in historic downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, seeks part-time organist for one Sunday traditional service weekly. Organist is expected to be proficient in hymn playing, adept at improvisation, and knowledgeable and proficient playing sacred music by the masters, J.S.Bach, Buxtehude, Handel, as well as more recent composers. The instrument is a three manual, 50 rank Schantz pipe organ (1981). suitable for recitals and/or recital series. Salary commensurate with education, experience, and ability and enthusiasm. Interested candidates may apply by sending resume/credentials to 621courtstumc@gmail.com (Posted on 1/6/22)

Office Assistant
St. Mark’s UMC in Midlothian (Richmond District) is seeking a part-time Office Assistant.  The Assistant is responsible for the daily administrative tasks of the church office, coordinating the maintenance schedule, data entry, and well as general administrative support.  The ideal candidate will be warm, friendly, and have experience in office/administrative work.  For more information or to apply, please contact Rev. Dr. Justin White, Lead Pastor, at justinwhite@vaumc.org (Posted on 1/5/22)

Connections Coordinator (Part-Time, approx. 25 hrs/week)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church (Mechanicsville), near Richmond, Virginia, is offering a part-time opportunity to develop and execute hospitality and connection strategies for people to find their place to serve and connect while creating a culture of community. Responsibilities will include defining and implementing processes for identifying, welcoming and connecting both new and regular church attendees/members as well as working with the Lead Pastor and other ministry directors to develop and promote new small groups. The successful candidate will have experience working in church organizational management, volunteer management or hospitality. Requires spiritual gifts of rapport building, listening, encouragement, hospitality and administration. A full job description and additional information can be found at shadygroveumc.org/employment. Please send your resume to: Kevin Berry, Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee, at berryjk@gmail.com (Posted on 1/3/22)

Administrative Assistant
Hope United Methodist Church, a multicultural and multigenerational church, located at 1014 Country Club Dr NE Vienna, VA 22180, VA is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (24 hours a week). The Administrative Officer is responsible for administrative services of the church and the administrative committees, providing logistical, and organizational support for program ministry sponsored events, including church wide events, and liaising with the community and preschools on behalf of the church. Other functions of this position include clerical support, including but not limited to scheduling, receiving, and distributing mails and telephone calls, keeping records of weekly statistics for church attendance and records of worship attendance and profession of faith, maintaining a master church calendar for all church functions and church facility use, coordinate the production of church bulletin, church directory, and brochures for special church events, and take custody of the church’s official cell phone. This position provides a flexible work schedule with a mixture of in-office and remote work. Qualifications: Called to serve Christ in the church through administrative ministries, high level of confidentiality; office management, comfort and competence working in a faith-based environment. Compensation to be determined based on experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should please contact admin@hopeumcvienna.org (Posted on 12/30/21)

Organist
Hope United Methodist Church, a multicultural and multigenerational church, located at 1014 Country Club Dr NE Vienna, VA 22180, is seeking an energetic, outgoing, organist, with a good knowledge of music and a warm personality to play contemporary songs and traditional hymns for its Sunday worship services which are currently held from 9:30 am to 11:00 am; this may change, however. Responsibilities also include providing leadership in music ministry, and planning music for weekly and special worship services including Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy, Easter, weddings, and funerals throughout the year in consultation with the pastor. The ideal candidate should be a Christian willing to accompany weekly contemporary band/choir rehearsals. He/she shall also be responsible for the proper custody and maintenance of the church organs. This will be a part-time position initially. Compensation to be determined based on experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should please contact admin@hopeumcvienna.org. (Posted on 12/30/21)

Office Manager
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Office Manager to oversee and manage the administrative processes to support ministries and programs to meet Ebenezer Church’s strategic vision and goals. They will supervise the work of office and administrative staff to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures; recruit, train, and organize office staff and volunteers to respond to administrative needs of pastoral and ministry staff; coordinate with Pastors, Communications Director and staff to produce communications that market and support the logistics and goals of ministry activities, coordinate church activities to ensure efficient and effective use of church facilities and support functions (i.e. scheduling, access to buildings, managing schedule conflicts, etc.); manage church records, reports from committees, and membership database; participate as staff liaison to Board of Trustees, attending Trustee meetings and coordinating work requested related to property management; and monitor inventory levels and requisition or purchase supplies, including food and kitchen items, as needed. The ideal candidate will have a highly collaborative leadership style, be well organized, able to build effective volunteer teams, and have a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Post-secondary education is preferred, with three years’ supervisory experience. Knowledge of business and management processes, customer service, and administrative and clerical procedures is required. [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} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Office Manager, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to bpriest@ebenezerumc.org and indicate “Office Manager” in the subject line, or mail to Ebenezer UMC, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 12/20/21)

Director of Music Ministries
St. Peter’s UMC in Montpelier, VA is seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries. Duties include coordinating all music programs that incorporate a blended style of music (both traditional and praise/contemporary) and working with the Pastor and Worship Arts Team to enhance our worship services. This position requires attendance at monthly staff meetings and quarterly Worship Arts Team meetings. Adult chime choir practice is held on Thursdays at 7:00 pm and other rehearsals are either before or after our 10:00 am Sunday worship service. We have an accompanist and our pastor plays guitar. This position reports to the Pastor and SPR Committee and works about 10-12 hours per week. For more information, please contact Anna Williams at gilman.williams@gmail.com. (Posted on 12/20/21)

Director of Student Ministry
Brentwood UMC, Brentwood, TN, is seeking a Director of Student Ministry to lead, oversee, and manage the Student Ministry team as they seek to connect youth to God, each other, and the church, preparing them with sustainable faith, and sending them out to use their gifts in God’s kingdom. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply: Send resume and cover letter to hr@bumc.net or visit our webpage at https://bumc.net/employment to fill out an online application. (Posted on 12/16/21)

Director of Village Kids
The Village Church, a “daughter campus” of Brentwood UMC, Brentwood, TN, is seeking a Director of Village Kids to build and lead a healthy, dynamic, multiplying team of staff and volunteer leaders in order to empower parents and to create environments at home and at church where kids are becoming disciples of Jesus who make disciples who make disciples who change the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send resume and cover letter to hr@bumc.net or visit our webpage at https://bumc.net/employment to fill out an online application. (Posted on 12/16/21)

Director of Communications
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church in Burke, Virginia, is seeking a ¾ time Director of Communications to oversee a clear and consistent messaging ministry that will compile and create internal and external communication that compels members and others to become interested in participating in St. Stephen’s mission and ministries. Compensation is $22.00 to $25.00 per hour based upon experience. The Director works with staff, lay leaders, and congregants to strategize and implement communications techniques across digital, broadcast, and print media. The Communications Director provides opportunities for volunteers to participate in various roles in support of the communications ministry via the church’s Photo Ministry and the church’s Communications Committee. Persons applying should have excellent communication skills, good attention to detail and be comfortable working as part of a team. Some flexibility around work schedule is possible. A detailed position description can be found HERE. Interested parties can email their resume and cover letter to: office@ststephensfairfax.org. (Posted on 12/14/21)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville is currently offering a part-time opportunity to develop and support a vibrant and effective Children’s Ministry from nursery through 5th grade. The incumbent will be responsible for building positive relationships with children and families and coordinating Children’s Ministry programs and events. The Coordinator will develop and grow the Children’s Ministry by proactively fostering and maintaining positive relationships with the Pastor and church staff, church members and guests and the community at large and by developing and maintaining effective programs and events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should send letter of interest and resume to Indeed by clicking here. (Posted on 12/10/21)

Youth Director
Susanna Wesley UMC, Ordinary, VA (York River District) is seeking a Youth Director to perform a variety of activities to direct and coordinate a strong faith-filled youth ministry, aimed at helping youth grow as disciples of Christ. The mission of the Youth Director will be directed towards youth grades 6-12. (exceptions will be made depending on circumstances). The Youth Director will have purposeful engagement in ministry with the Pastor, staff, youth and parents/guardians. The Youth Director will assist with Christian Education, and invite youth to serve others and make disciples. To that end, the Youth Director is responsible for the development, coordination, supervision and execution of youth programs. These programs are designed to engage the youth of the congregation under the supervision of the Pastor. He or she should develop communication with, and mutual support from families of youth. We are looking for that unique individual who has the spirit and heart for ministry, as well as the ability to organize and run a comprehensive, fun, engaging youth program. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Email resume/cover letter to office@susannawesleyumc.org or mail to Susanna Wesley, PO Box 39, Hayes, VA 23072. (Posted on 12/10/21)

Financial Administrator
St. John’s United Methodist Church (UMC), 5312 Backlick Rd., Springfield, VA 22151, is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Financial Administrator. Vacancy is to be filled no later than January 27, 2022. The Financial Administrator accounts for and manages church funds, maintaining appropriate and accurate financial records within acceptable Federal, Virginia, and UMC standards. Prepares financial reports for submittal to St. John’s UMC Pastor; Administrative Council; Finance Committee; Board of Trustees; and Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE), the church preschool, and arrange an annual audit. As a part-time employee, compensation is paid semi-monthly for 45 hours of labor at an hourly rate of $18-$20, depending on level of experience. Working from home a possibility; flexible hours. Required Qualifications: Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks Desktop including account payables, receivables, journal entries, reconciliations, and all payroll functions (through direct deposit), and prepare Federal and State tax documents for 30 employees. Able to apply Servant Keeper software for required church financial operations. Knowledge of accounting principles. Experience with managing and supporting reports preparation required for planning/tracking an annual budget. Detail-oriented, analytical, and organized. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Submit resume to the Pastor-Staff-Parish Relations Committee (PSPRC), St. John’s UMC, 5312 Backlick Rd., Springfield, VA, 22151, or via e-mail to PSPR@saintjohnsumc.org. Qualified applicants will be required to submit three (3) references documenting work experience and agree to a background check. (Posted on 12/10/21)

Music Director
Fieldale United Methodist Church in Fieldale, VA (Danville District) is seeking a part-time Music Director. Responsibilities include directing the church choir, playing the piano and/or organ during worship services, and assisting the pastor with the selection of hymns and other special music. Piano experience is required. Organ and handbell experience are a plus. Please send a resume and references via email to fieldaleumc@gmail.com or by mail to Fieldale United Methodist Church, ATTN: S/PPR Committee, P.O. Box 218, Fieldale, VA 24089. For more information call Todd Bishop at 276-340-3981. (Posted on 12/8/21)

Youth Director
New Song UMC, Mechanicsville, is seeking a highly motivated self-starter for immediate opening for the position of Youth Director. This position is part time: 20 hours/week. The individual seeking to fill this position should be familiar with ministries to middle and high school students and their families. The person will work with existing and newly-recruited volunteers to help lead and engage students through gatherings, studies, worship, events, trips, missions, and more. Yes, we desire youth ministry to be “fun,” but our highest aim is to see a generation empowered to make a difference for Christ here and now. Administrative tasks include annual budget submissions, ministry receipts, and PTO forms, but our primary emphasis is on investing in the lives of our students: praying with them, mentoring, leading to Christ, along with attending games, performances, and cheering them on in all aspects of life. Interested in making a difference in the lives of those between 6th-12th grades? Let us hear from you! Please email your cover letter, resumé, references, and compensation expectations to: employment@newsongumc.org (Posted on 12/8/21)

Communications Director
New Song UMC, Mechanicsville, is seeking a highly motivated self-starter for an immediate opening as our Communications Director. This position is part time: 20-25 hours/week. The individual seeking to fill this position should be familiar with communication trends in the fields of graphics, print, video, and digital mediums. The Communications Director is the mechanism for how the world will come to understand who we are and what we do – it is imperative that they be part of the life of the congregation and constantly on the lookout for inventive ways to share the Good News and our ministry updates. Interested individuals should email their cover letter, resumé, references, and compensation expectations to: employment@newsongumc.org (Posted on 12/8/21)

Communications Coordinator (Part-Time)
Christ Church, Fairfax Station, is seeking a Communications Coordinator (24hrs/week). This position represents the Communications and Creative team to staff and other parties. The Communications Coordinator oversees the development of projects for all church-wide events for our church and local community, working closely with senior leadership and ministry leaders. This position also maintains and updates the website to keep information current, timely and welcoming. The Communications Coordinator is also responsible for written promotions for events, outreach to the church community and the broader community. Applicants must have leadership and time management skills, and have an eye for detail. Enjoy a challenge while having fun? To review the job description, please click here. To apply, please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to Lori Stahlman at lstahlman@christchurchva.org. (Posted on 12/7/21)

Digital Communications Leader (Part-Time)
Christ Church, Fairfax Station, is seeking a Digital Communications Leader (28hrs/week). This position will first design and then maintain a new, fresh and engaging website for Christ Church. Once the website is established, this position will also build strong, interactive online communities through our various social media platforms. The Digital Communications Leader will design and publish original social media content that is relevant, engaging and timely. The Digital Communications Leader suggests creative ways to attract more visitors, provides social media best practices for Christ Church, and collects, analyzes, and reports on social media data. This position also formats and sends the weekly update newsletter to our community. Join the team that enjoys a challenge and has fun doing it! To review the job description, please click here. To apply, please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to Lori Stahlman at lstahlman@christchurchva.org. (Posted on 12/7/21)

Director of Music
Church of the Good Shepherd, UMC, in Vienna, VA, is seeking a part-time Director of Music to lead all aspects of our music ministry, to include opportunities for participants of all ages, talent, and interest. Specific duties include working with the Pastor in planning and leading the music for all Sunday morning worship services and seasonal programs; scheduling and leading regular and “as necessary” rehearsals for the chancel choir, handbell choir, brass ensemble/orchestra, and other music ensembles; and participating in monthly meetings of the worship team. Music rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings and one-half hour prior to the Sunday worship service, which commences at 10:15 AM. The position requires approximately 15 to 20 hours per week (including personal practice and preparatory time), which is flexible according to the church calendar. The candidate should have an educational background in music, experience in conducting choral groups, and basic keyboarding knowledge. To apply, please send your resume to the church office at office@goodshepherdva.com. (Posted on 12/7/21)

Accompanist
Church of the Good Shepherd, UMC, in Vienna, VA, is seeking a part-time keyboard accompanist to join our music ministry. Specific duties include working with the Director of Music to accompany the chancel choir during Wednesday evening rehearsal, Sunday worship service (10:15 AM), and other expected services during the Christmas and Easter seasons. The position requires at most 15 hours per week, including personal practice time. To apply, please send your resume to the church office at office@goodshepherdva.com. (Posted on 12/7/21)

Communications and Logistics Administrator
Chesterbrook UMC, McLean, is seeking a full-time Communications and Logistics Administrator. He or she is responsible for administering and coordinating church communications, creating graphics, video clips and posting to social media, website updates, scheduling in person meetings and virtual meeting rooms, office administration, church wide communication, the collection, coordination of and distribution of ministry resources for discipleship. The major emphasis is to facilitate communication within the church community, keeping informed of church ministries and community resources. These responsibilities exist for providing an effective and hospitable environment for the support and contact with church members and the general public. As the initial contact for many into the church, this person acts as a liaison, sharing information between community and church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Reply to: chesterbrookchurch@verizon.net or Chesterbrook United Methodist Church, 1711 Kirby Rd, McLean, VA 22101. (Posted on 11/30/21)

Worship Music Coordinator/Worship Leader
Crossroads UMC, Ashburn, is seeking a Worship Music Coordinator/Worship Leader. The primary purpose of the position is to build and nurture, both spiritually and musically teams of instrumental and vocal musicians who will lead music in Worship on Sundays and other special events/gatherings as needed. This person should be a professional level keyboard player (preferred) and/or guitarist with training and experience in leading both vocal and instrumental music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send a resume with a cover letter, describing your interest and experience, to Lesa Kestler at lkestler@crossroadsnova.org. (Posted on 11/29/21)

Visitation Pastor
Bon Air UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Congregational Visitation Pastor to develop, oversee and implement a robust, one-on-on pastoral care ministry at Bon Air UMC. Provide pastoral care to homebound adults and other individuals with limited access to church activities. The candidate should be an experienced, ordained United Methodist pastor with Sacramental Authority. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should email employment@bonairumc.org. (Posted on 11/23/21)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Bon Air UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries to provide dynamic, leadership and coordination for ministries for children ages 3 through 5th grade. Partner with children, parents, adults, and staff to develop and implement vision for children’s ministry. To ensure that all activities and personal contacts are in compliance with the Bon Air UMC Safe Sanctuaries policy. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in children’s ministries. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should email employment@bonairumc.org. (Posted on 11/23/21)

Video Producer
Reveille UMC, Richmond, is looking for a Video Producer to lead the production and camera operation for the church’s weekly 11:00 am Sunday worship service live stream and create slide presentations for the weekly 9:30 am Sunday service. This is a part-time, non-exempt position of approximately 6-8 hours per week, including onsite hours on Sunday mornings. Experience in video production is required with live streaming experience preferred. Click here for a complete job description. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Director of Administration Terri Edwards. Please include a link to your demo reel if you have one. (Posted on 11/19/21)

Children and Family Ministries Coordinator (Part-Time, approx. 20 hrs/week)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church (Mechanicsville), near Richmond, Virginia, is offering a part-time opportunity to develop and oversee Christian Faith Formation and Discipleship development with children and their families. Scope of the direct ministry is with children from age birth to fifth grade and their families, with an overall goal of providing opportunities for children and families to grow closer to God and become more like Jesus. Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of Sunday morning church school, weekly small groups, Vacation Bible School as well as recruiting and managing volunteers. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to organize, motivate and manage multiple tasks. Collaborative work with other staff and ministry teams engaged in spiritual faith formation will be essential as well. There is an opportunity for the role to move to Full Time with an expanded scope. A full job description can be downloaded at shadygroveumc.org/employment. Please send your resume to: Kevin Berry, Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee at berryjk@gmail.com (Posted on 11/18/21)

Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Part-Time, approx. 20 hrs/week)
Shady Grove United Methodist Church (Mechanicsville), near Richmond, Virginia, is offering a part-time opportunity to implement a Christ-centered multi-dimensional youth and young adult ministry program. Primarily focusing on youth in grades 6-12, the coordinator will work with the Director of Discipleship to implement a ministry that enables youth to grow into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ while promoting Christian service in the world. Responsibilities will include youth group, small groups, mission experiences, and retreats. The coordinator will support college and young adult ministry programs as well. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work with other church staff, parents, and adult volunteers to implement intergenerational ministry opportunities. College-level pre-ministerial study, or study in the areas of youth ministry or Christian education are a must. Candidate must possess leadership and organizational skills. Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite software and other job related applications and social media. A basic understanding and appreciation of United Methodist theology is required. There is an opportunity for the role to move to Full Time with an expanded scope. A full job description can be downloaded at shadygroveumc.org/employment. Please send your resume to: Kevin Berry, Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee, at berryjk@gmail.com. (Posted on 11/18/21)

Facilities Manager
Springfield United Methodist Church (in Springfield, VA) is seeking a part-time Facilities Manager to be responsible for assuring the successful operation and function of the church’s building, systems, and grounds in support of its mission. This position reports to the Lead Pastor, works closely with lay volunteers, and is accountable to the Board of Trustees and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee. Estimate of 20-25 hours per week with a starting salary of $20K – $25K per year. Please click here to view the full job description (pdf). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Springfield United Methodist Church, 7047 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield, VA 22150, attention of Rev. Phil Woodson, or email info@sumc-cares.org by December 31, 2021. (Posted on 11/16/21)

Church Secretary
Wesley UMC in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking a part-time church secretary – approximately 12 hours per week. The church secretary works closely with the Pastor and the lay leadership to ensure the smooth functioning of the church office, send weekly email notifications to the church membership, provide bulletins for weekly church services and special services such as weddings and funerals, coordinate facility use, prepare correspondence, and maintain church records. The church is located at 8412 Richmond Avenue, 22309, close to Mount Vernon. For additional information regarding the position, please contact Christina Swartz at (703) 203-5698. (Posted on 11/16/21)

Director of Family Ministries
Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Family Ministries. This position is designed to build young disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to nursery, children, youth and family ministry in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, worship, and other teams to design and deliver engaging, participatory Christian education and activities. A successful applicant for the position must have a deep faith, a knowledge of the Scriptures, gifts for leadership and organization, the ability to recruit and collaborate with volunteers and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly evening meetings with youth, ability to be available to families, and support other special events to include weekly coordination meetings and up to quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to family ministry and related experience is preferred. This is a full-time job and salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Carissa Calhoun, SPRC, or email applications to staffparish@baylakeumc.org by December 31, 2021. (Posted on 11/16/21)

Office Administrator (Part Time)
Calvary UMC, Arlington, VA, has an immediate opening for an office/church administrator to work in our church office, 28.5 hours per week. The administrator reports directly to the Pastor. This position is the welcoming face of Calvary and is the central point for communication representing the church in interactions with the community, staff, congregants, other churches, and businesses. Essential duties of this position are managing contacts with membership and community; administrative support to church worship and activities; maintaining the church calendars; and assisting in office and church operations. Qualifications include effective oral and written communication skills; ability to prioritize daily tasks and multi-task effectively; strong customer service skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office products; proficiency with web and social media applications; ability to learn Community Church Builder; and demonstrated experience in working in a team setting with minimal supervision. Compensation is $20/hr. Interested applicants should send their resume to calvarystaffjobs@gmail.com or mail to Calvary UMC, Attn: Ray Davis, SPRC Chair, 2315 South Grant Street, Arlington VA, 22202 (Posted on 11/15/21)

Director of Music
Bermuda Hundred UMC, Chesterfield, is seeking a Director of Music for the 11 a.m. Traditional Service. The person will lead, organize, and equip the choir so that inspiring music and singing encourages and invites the congregation in participatory worship which glorifies God. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants may send information to Katie Sloan at k01sloan@comcast.net (Posted on 11/15/21)

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Student Development and Engagement Coordinator
The Pace Center – VCU’s United Methodist Campus Ministry, is looking for a full-time Student Development and Engagement Coordinator. This job supports university students to build their leadership skills and to create community engagement experiences in Richmond and on the Virginia Commonwealth University campus. The person in this job will create, implement and evaluate student leadership programs. They will collaborate with Pace staff, VCU and community members. The person in this job works directly with students who are from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. The position reports to the Pace Center director/campus minister. Click here for the full listing and application information (Posted on 12/14/21)

Camp Director
Westview on the James seeks an experienced Camp Director, with a passion for outdoor ministry, to provide leadership and direction for the camp. Founded in 1966 by three districts of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church, Westview is a separate 501c3 non-profit organization that offers summer resident camp and year-round guest services/retreats. If our Mission of “Creating a place apart to grow with God in every season” excites you, then keep reading! We seek an energetic, hands-on leader who will be responsible for the operations, finances, marketing, maintenance, personnel, and facilities of a 780-acre site. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, time management, and organizational skills; proven administrative, leadership, staff management, computer proficiency; and demonstrated financial acumen. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum of five years’ supervisory experience at an organized, preferably ACA accredited camp. This is a year-round, full-time position offering a competitive salary, four-bedroom house, health insurance, and paid time off. If you desire to help Westview achieve its Vision of “Playing outdoors, Building community, Transforming lives,” then apply at westviewdirector@gmail.com. Submit cover letter with specifics of your camp experience, roles and responsibilities, along with resume and compensation requirements. Check out the full job description at www.westviewonthejames.org/employment (Posted on 11/15/21)

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