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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

Associate Director for Call & Candidacy, Center for Clergy Excellence
The Advisory Team of the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Appointive Cabinet are pleased to announce that applications will be received through August 9 for the Associate Director of Call & Candidacy in the Center for Clergy Excellence (office in the United Methodist Center in Glen Allen). This part time (28 hours per week) position, beginning September 15, 2020, will focus on missional areas of call, candidacy mentoring, and District Committee on Ordained Ministry support. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to the Rev. Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org by August 9. Interviews will be held in person at River Road UMC, 8800 River Road, Henrico, VA, or virtually. Contact the Rev. Lindsey Baynham in the Center for Clergy Excellence for additional information at lindseybaynham@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/6/20)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Media Technician
Discovery UMC, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Media Technician who is responsible for all media, audio, video, lighting, and graphics for services and events held at Discovery. They will also be responsible for maintaining and updating equipment when needed. Click here for a detailed job description. Applicants can send their resume to dumcsprc@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/1/20)

Children and Youth Ministries Leader(s)
Old Bridge Church (OBUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking Leader(s) of Children and Youth Ministries whose mission it will be to develop and encourage the social and spiritual growth of children and youth (0-18 yrs.) by providing guidance and opportunities to explore their beliefs in Godly relationship and in Christian Community. The Team of Children and Youth Leader(s) will be responsible for the overall vision, management, and growth of OBUMC Children and Youth programs and ministries through a working partnership with Young Adult, Family, Adult and Aging Adult ministry leaders toward the creation, development, execution, and progressive update of a unified Christian Discipleship model (cradle-to-grave) specific to the OBUMC environment and surrounding communities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 6/26/20)

Financial Bookkeeper
Old Bridge Church (OBUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Financial Bookkeeper whose mission it will be to track and process bills, payments and receipts, process payroll, accounts reconciliation, and generate relevant reports for the church operations. The incumbent will function as the primary support person to the Treasurer, Executive Director, and the church leadership board. The ideal candidate will be proficient in business accounting and bookkeeping procedures, the use of standard financial accounting software, and common office procedures. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 6/26/20)

Director of Youth Ministries
Dumfries UMC, in Northern Virginia, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to lead and build a program for those in grades 6-12. A complete job description and application process can be found at http://www.dumfriesumc.org. The direct link to the pdf is http://www.dumfriesumc.org/var/m_1/13/131/69693/885061-Director_of_Youth_Ministries-c20ad.pdf?download (Posted on 6/25/20)

Director of Youth Ministries
Dumfries UMC, in Northern VA, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to lead and build a program for those in grades 6-12. A complete job description and application process can be found at Dumfriesumc.org. (Posted on 6/23/20)

Administrative Assistant
Mount Olivet UMC, Danville, has an opening for the position of a part-time Administrative Assistant. Applicants are persons who are self-starters, have excellent relational and communication skills, proficiency with computers, databases, websites, office equipment, and is detail oriented. Applicants are required to be proficient with Windows, and Microsoft Office (including Word, Publisher, and Powerpoint). The person we are seeking should have knowledge of or a willingness to learn website management, social media platforms and other communication platforms such as a phone tree system. Duties include answering the phone, greeting guests, preparing worship bulletins and newsletters, writing correspondence, maintaining confidentiality, ordering supplies, and other office tasks as needed or directed by the Pastor, Church Council or SPRC. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to timothybarth@vaumc.org (Posted on 6/18/20)

Youth Coordinator
Southview United Methodist Church in Roanoke seeks a full-time Youth Coordinator to provide leadership and vision to program development, coordination, implementation, and direction to staff and volunteers who are committed to shepherding youth in sixth-twelfth grades. The coordinator will be responsible for helping the youth of SUMC grow in their commitment to Jesus Christ by building relationships and fostering a safe and supportive Christian environment. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by email to office@southviewumc.org or mail to Southview United Methodist Church 3539 Peters Creek Road Roanoke VA 24019. (Posted on 6/18/20)

Director – Child Care and Preschool Center
Deep Creek UMC, Chesapeake, is recruiting for a qualified Child Care and Preschool Center Director to manage the Deep Creek United Methodist Church Children’s Center to ensure and sustain a Christ-centered learning environment that is physically, socially, emotionally, and culturally safe and provides for a positive and secure developmental experience for our community’s children. You will administer, develop, and direct child care and preschool education programs and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. You will manage, develop, direct, and support a complement of child care staff and preschool staff to meet all center operational requirements, ensure that facilities are maintained, and manage the center’s financial affairs. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes must be submitted to dgillikin3@ymail.com as soon as possible for consideration. (Posted on 6/16/20)

Director of Youth and College Ministries
Aldersgate UMC, Alexandria, is seeking a Director of Youth and College Ministries who is responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive and robust ministry for the youth (grades 7-12), young adults of college age (ages 18-22), and their families from the Aldersgate United Methodist Church (AUMC) congregation and throughout the Fort Hunt community in the Mt. Vernon area. The Director of Youth and College Ministries will create opportunities for youth and young adults of college age to be in ministry, engage their faith, and deepen their understanding of Christian principles and practice. This includes but is not limited to youth education, weekly activities, and mission trips. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, send an email with your resume and a cover letter to staffsearch@aldersgate.net with “YOUTH DIRECTOR” in the subject line. Application deadline is July 10, 2020. (Posted on 6/15/20)

Seaside School Director
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church (VBUMC) is seeking a director for their Seaside School. The Director is responsible for all aspects of the school operation. This includes ensuring high-quality programming to empower children spiritually, socially, and academically through intentional teaching. It is important that the Director establish strong relationships with the families of the children. The Director is also responsible for the hiring and training of Seaside staff members, as well as working with the VBUMC Children’s Ministry Team and other staff members to meet the VBUMC mission of being a loving community where people are equipped to live with passion, power, and purpose though faith in Jesus Christ. The full job description is located here: Seaside School Director. If interested, please submit your resume to aarrington@vbumc.org. (Posted on 6/12/20)

Director of Youth Ministries
Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry for grades 6-12.  This position is designed to build young disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth 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 effectively design and effect engaging, participatory youth activities. A successful applicant for the position must have a deep faith, a knowledge of the Scriptures, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly evening youth meetings, ability to be available to youth, 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 youth ministry – experience is preferred.  This is a part-time job with a 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 June 25, 2020.

Administrative & Financial Assistant
Cunningham United Methodist Church, Palmyra, is seeking an Administrative & Financial Assistant. Duties include general office work, bookkeeping, online financial reporting. 15 hrs/wk. More information at www.cunninghamumc.org. Résumés to CunninghamUMCPastor@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/10/20)

Worship and Social Media Producer
Aldersgate United Methodist Church (AUMC), Alexandria, is seeking a Worship and Social Media Producer who supports the communications ministry at AUMC. As part of the staff team, the Worship and Social Media Producer will design and create video and media content for in-person and online worship; video content for marketing and promotional purposes; and web content for publication on AUMC’s web site and social media accounts. The Producer will be expected to build a video ministry volunteer team to help design, create, and share content for the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, send an email with your resume and a cover letter to staffsearch@aldersgate.net with “PRODUCER” in the subject line. Application deadline is July 5, 2020. (Posted on 6/8/20)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Williamsburg United Methodist Church in Williamsburg, VA seeks a committed lay or clergy person to serve full-time as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries . It is an ideal position for a United Methodist deacon. The Director will be responsible for developing and sustaining a comprehensive and robust ministry with youth (grades 6-12) and their families, for creating and implementing ministry with young adults of college age, and for managing the social media presence of the church. The successful candidate will be an inspiring leader; creative, flexible, skilled at team-building and support; and proficient in the use of social media with the ability to apply technology to ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a cover letter and current resume to the Staff Parish Relations Committee of Williamsburg United Methodist Church at 500wumcsprc@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/1/20)

Minister of Congregational Care
Williamsburg United Methodist Church in Williamsburg, VA seeks a half-time (20 hours/week) Minister of Congregational Care to oversee Older Adult Ministries with persons who are unable to take part regularly in the congregational life of the church and to provide them pastoral care. The position involves visitation, coordinating with laity and retired clergy resources in the church, and the use of technology resources (as appropriate) to facilitate a comprehensive Older Adult ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a cover letter and current resume to the Staff Parish Relations Committee of Williamsburg United Methodist Church at 500wumcsprc@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/1/20)

Director of Senior Adult Ministries
Windsor Hills UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a part-time Director of Senior Adult Ministries (15-20 hours per week) to lead the most vibrant senior adults’ ministry in the Roanoke Valley. Duties would primarily include monthly programming, visitation, occasional preaching, along with some to be negotiated to make use of the individual’s personal spiritual gifts and to enhance our team’s overall ministry. For inquiries, please call the Rev. Doug Paysour at 540-312-8858 or to apply, send a resume with a cover letter to DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (Posted on 5/29/20)

Communications Director
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time Communications Director to plan, develop and implement all communication strategies that promote Ebenezer Church in order to achieve Ebenezer’s mission. The selected individual will develop and implement a communications plan to drive broader awareness and support for the church and its programs; build, lead and manage teams to support all facets of church-wide communications and communication products (print, visuals, audio) on all platforms; facilitate proactive communications ideas, calendaring, and church-wide and ministry-specific initiatives; ensure consistency and accuracy of all things print and electronic, looking for clear communication, brand presence and consistency; manage the church’s social media platforms and website content; remain current on creative communications and technological trends and look for opportunities to use this information to more effectively communicate with the community and church family; create, implement and measure the success of a comprehensive marketing and communications program that will enhance Ebenezer’s image and position in the community; create and oversee branding guidelines for Ebenezer; develop and manage relationships with marketing vendors (printers, etc.); collaborate with the Director of Technology to produce artwork for video and motion graphic projects; collaborate with worship leaders to develop message-related sermon series graphics; identify current trends in graphic design and promote new ideas to expand the scope of the church’s graphic design capabilities; and prepare and manage the communications budget. The ideal candidate will have at least a B.A. degree, 3-5 years’ experience developing strategy and managing communications via multiple channels for both external and internal audiences, project management experience, excellent editing, written and verbal communication skills, a highly collaborative style, strong track record as an implementer, and knowledge of media production. Experience with graphic software, including Adobe creative suite, is preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Apply via email. Send resume, completed application {click here for pdf} and a cover letter highlighting your interest in serving as the Communications Director, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to bpriest@ebenezerumc.org and indicate “Communications Director” in the subject line, or mail to B.J. Priest, Executive Director, Ebenezer Church, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 5/29/20)

Kids Ministry Director
Fairfax United Methodist Church—Fairfax, VA. The Kids Ministry Director is responsible for all areas of helping children in the church and community, nursery through sixth grade, learn about the love of God and grow in faith through multiple types of ministries and missions with a special emphasis on the socially distanced community at this time. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to pkipps@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 5/27/20)

Video/Media Producer (Part-time)
Fairfax United Methodist Church—Fairfax, VA. The Video/Media Producer supports the communications ministry at FUMC. As a part of the staff team, the Video/Media Producer designs and creates video and media content for in-person and online worship, video content for marketing and promotional purposes, as well as future Live Streaming of worship. The Producer also supports online discipleship video development and/or usage and is expected to build a video ministry volunteer team to assist in design, creation and sharing content for the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Rev. David Bonney at dbonney@fairfaxumc.org. (Posted on 5/22/20)

Director of Children, Youth & Discipleship Ministries
First United Methodist Church-Elon in Elon, NC is seeking a Director of Children, Youth & Discipleship Ministries to develop and implement a well-rounded program for our children, youth and adults within the church and community. This position will also provide leadership and resources to our Discipleship Team. This is a full-time salary position with benefits. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes will be accepted until June 1 with an anticipated start date of August 1. Contact the Rev. Kellie Gallagher at 252-230-3197 or pastor@elonfumc.org (Posted on 5/18/20)

Director of Children’s Ministries
St. Mark’s UMC, Roanoke District, is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Director to continue growing our active and vibrant children’s ministry. We seek energetic applicants who are passionate about helping children, birth thru 5th grade, grow in their Christian faith. Questions and resumes can be directed to Pastor Justin White at justinwhite@vaumc.org (Posted on 5/8/20)

Children Coordinator
Huntington Court UMC in Roanoke seeks a part-time Children Coordinator. The Children Coordinator shall provide leadership and vision to program development, coordination, implementation, and direction to staff and volunteers who are committed to shepherding children, birth through fifth grade. The coordinator will be responsible for helping the children of HCUMC grow in their commitment to Jesus Christ by building relationships and fostering a safe and supportive Christian environment. There is a possibility of this position being combined with the Youth Coordinator position. Click here for a detailed job description. Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by email to jeffwilson@vumc.org. or mail to Huntington Court UMC at 3333 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24012. (Posted on 5/8/20)

Youth Coordinator
Huntington Court UMC in Roanoke seeks a part-time Youth Coordinator. The Youth Coordinator shall provide leadership and vision to program development, coordination, implementation, and direction to staff and volunteers who are committed to shepherding youth in sixth-twelfth grades. The coordinator will be responsible for helping the youth of HCUMC grow in their commitment to Jesus Christ by building relationships and fostering a safe and supportive Christian environment. There is a possibility of this position being combined with the Children Coordinator position. Click here for a detailed job description. Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by email to jeffwilson@vumc.org. or mail to Huntington Court UMC at 3333 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24012. (Posted on 5/8/20)

Children’s Minister
Lexington UMC in Lexington, SC, is searching for a full-time Children’s Minister who will be responsible for providing visionary leadership for children’s ministry and promoting and communicating the program to the congregation. The Children’s Minister is expected to work alongside clergy, staff and church leadership in order to generate program growth by bringing new families into the church and increasing the number of children and families involved in children’s ministry. Recruiting, training, ministering, and counseling volunteers will be required. The Children’s Minister will be tasked with developing effective and exciting program opportunities and activities for children and families that foster relationships and allow children to grow as disciples. This person will identify, nurture, and encourage congregational members who are gifted in children’s ministry and ensure that the Safe Sanctuary Policies are followed with children. The Children’s Minister will direct a Sunday morning Sunday School ministry, nursery ministry, Children’s Church and provide Wednesday evening opportunities for all-aged children. Duties will also include managing a budget; working with the Church Council; attending various meetings; planning, coordinating, and directing Vacation Bible School; and integrating the children through participation in worship services and church activities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information, including a full job description and information on how to apply, you can find that at our website at the following link: https://www.lexumcsc.com/2020/05/05/were-hiring/ (Posted on 5/7/20)

OTHER

Operations Director
The Society of St. Andrew, headquartered in Big Island, Va., an established faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with national reach and a $3.0 million annual operating budget seeks dynamic, experienced operations/management professional to lead our team’s program operations across the United States. The Operations Director will be part of the organization’s senior leadership team, which also includes the Executive Director, Development Director, and Marketing & Communications Director. Responsibilities include staff oversight, training, and management record keeping; compliance; financial oversight; and organizational leadership. A complete job description can be found at https://endhunger.org/employment/ (Posted on 6/29/20)