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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.

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Audio Visual Technician
Leesburg UMC, Leesburg, is seeking a part-time Audio Visual Technician. Functions include sound board/audio, video production and presentation, live streaming, and podcast development and web posting. The technician will be responsible for A/V equipment and software operation, maintenance and upgrades, and coordination with church staff, committees, and volunteers. Click here for a detailed job description. The position is temporary (through 2021) and may become permanent if funds are available in 2022. Contact the church office for more information or to submit a resume. Submission deadline is August 8, 2021. Phone: (703) 777-2056; Email: office@leesburgumc.org (Posted on 7/23/21)

Digital Communications Coordinator
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA is seeking a part-time Digital Communications Coordinator to design and create media content for our social media platforms, web site, and additional communication material. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, portfolio samples, and list of references by August 11 to the Aldersgate Staff Parish Relations team via staffsearch@aldersgate.net. (Posted on 7/22/21)

Director of Youth Ministry
The Vine in Dunn Loring, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry (Part-Time, 20 hours/week) who plans, coordinates, and oversees programs and activities that promote spiritual development, fun, fellowship and involvement in ministry and outreach for youth (7th through 12th grade) and uses wisdom, discernment, compassion and love to shepherd them along the discipleship pathway. Salary range $20-25k. A full job description can be found on our web site: www.theVineVa.org. Resumes should be sent to pastorkatie@thevineva.org (Posted on 7/21/21)

Director of Contemporary Worship Music
Cave Spring UMC, Roanoke, VA is seeking a Spirit-filled music leader to serve as our Director of Contemporary Worship Music. This part-time position includes assisting with worship leadership, leading the praise team, and coordinating music for the 9:00 Wellspring service each Sunday, as well as other contemporary worship services at CSUMC. A detailed job description is available at http://www.cavespringumc.org/employment. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (or direct questions) to pastorlauren@cavespringumc.org. (Posted on 7/21/21)

Administrative Assistant
Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church (ACUMC) in Vienna, Virginia, seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant. The job is part-time (20-25 hours per week), with pay dependent upon qualifications and experience (please click here for a detailed job description). The Administrative Assistant will have duties in reception (phones, routing mail, messages, visitors, accepting deliveries), scheduling meetings (in-person and Zoom), purchasing, working with staff (particularly the Pastor and Communications Director) and church members, and working with church software to accomplish a variety of administrative tasks, including helping to produce the weekly bulletin. The successful applicant is a person who seeks to grow in their Christian faith, who is committed to the mission and vision of Andrew Chapel, and who serves out of a sense of call. Required skills include excellent organizational and planning abilities with attention to detail, excellent social skills and ability to work with others, being a self-starter who enjoys learning and working with new technologies, working independently, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters involving Pastor, Staff, and Congregation. Knowledge of EVC, Servant Keeper, and Faithlife software is a plus. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter by email to jobs@andrewchapelumc.org or by mail to: Andrew Chapel UMC, Attn: Pastor Matt Sargent, 1301 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182. Applications accepted until August 31, 2021. (Posted on 7/21/21)

Digital Communications Leader (Part-time)
28 hours/week, flexible schedule
Christ UMC, Fairfax Station, is seeking a Digital Communications Leader who is enthusiastic about the church’s mission to Love God, Love Others and Live Out the Gospel Life. This position will research, establish and maintain a new website, representing the “front door” of Christ Church. Once the website is established, this position will also build strong online communities through our various social media platforms while representing our mission. This position is responsible for capturing media needs and creating original social media content that is relevant, engaging and timely, designed to create an interactive relationship between social media users and Christ Church. 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 to develop more effective strategies for engagement. This position also formats and sends the weekly update newsletter to our community. To review the complete job description, please click here. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and your resume to Lori Stahlman, at lstahlman@christchurchva.org. (Posted on 7/20/21)

Direct Support Professional for Group Home
Two years ago, the Christ Church Foundation, Fairfax Station, purchased the house and property next door to the church for the purpose of establishing a group home for adults with disabilities. Our goal is to make the house a home for four adults beginning in October, 2021. Do you have the heart and hands to be a Direct Support Professional? As a DSP you will work with a group home management company and empower adults with a developmental disability to live full, vibrant, and happy lives. In this role you’ll provide support with: daily living activities such as dressing and preparing meals, community outings, volunteer activities, personal hygiene such as support with bathing, medication administration, etc., and foster more independence with daily living skills. DSPs work in shifts to provide support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and multiple opportunities are available to make this a full- or part-time career. If you are over 21 years of age and have a high school degree or equivalent, please send an email along with your resume to Brooke Varma, Director Of Inclusive Ministry, at bvarma@christchurchva.org. (Posted on 7/20/21)

Communications Coordinator
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking an experienced person to fill this role. If interested, please apply at Communications Coordinator – Virginia Beach, VA 23451 – Indeed.com (Posted on 7/20/21)

Director of Children’s & Youth Ministries
Westhampton UMC (Richmond, VA) announces an opening for a Director of Children’s & Youth Ministries to help build young disciples for Christ. Presently, Westhampton UMC is a small, intergenerational congregation with a dynamic group of volunteers committed to faithfully nurturing our children and youth. This position is 10 hrs/wk, including some Sundays. Responsibilities include providing oversight and implementation of all programming for children and youth. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Candidates must be a team player and have a passion for working with children and youth. The ability to connect with persons of all ages and communicate effectively is essential. Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to create and manage online sign ups as well as recruit and coordinate volunteers, are required. A mature and well-articulated relationship with Jesus Christ is essential, along with a commitment to practicing Christian discipline and embracing United Methodist doctrine and theology. A thorough background check is required. Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to SPRC@westhamptonumc.org. (Posted on 7/19/21)

Director of Worship and Arts Ministries
Mount Olivet UMC, Arlington, is seeking a full-time Director of Worship and Arts Ministries to implement the traditional music ministry including adult, youth, and children’s choirs; organ music; and vocal and instrumental ensembles, under direction of the Lead Pastor. We are also seeking an Organist (see below), which could be combined with this role for commensurate compensation. Responsibilities include: • Directing and developing adult traditional music ministry, currently including The Mount Olivet Choir and Mount Olivet Chancel Ringers. • Directing and developing youth and children’s choirs or coordinating with and mentoring volunteer leadership of youth and children’s choirs. • Coordinating with the pastors in selecting music for worship services, particularly during special seasons such as Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter up to 12 months in advance. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and video samples (preferably as links) by August 15 to thardy@mtolivet-umc.org. (Posted on 7/19/21)

Organist
Mount Olive UMC, Arlington, is seeking a quarter-time Organist to prepare and perform organ and piano music for the traditional Sunday worship services. We are also seeking a full-time Director of Worship and Arts Ministries (see above), which could be combined with this role for commensurate compensation. Responsibilities include: • Preparing and performing organ and piano music for the church’s traditional Sunday worship services, normally at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., to include a prelude, postlude, psalter, offertory, doxology, communion music, and accompanying hymns and anthems. • Preparing and performing organ and piano music for additional special services, including one service on Ash Wednesday evening, Maundy Thursday Tenebrae, and multiple services on Christmas Eve. • Preparing and playing organ and piano for rehearsal of The Mount Olivet Choir, normally on Wednesday evenings, and Sunday mornings before services. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and video samples (preferably as links) by August 15 to thardy@mtolivet-umc.org. (Posted on 7/19/21)

Director of Missions and Outreach
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford, VA, is seeking a full-time (30 hours/week) Director of Missions and Outreach to oversee and coordinate the Missions and Outreach ministry area to meet Ebenezer’s mission. The successful candidate will provide support and resources to volunteer ministry leaders; evaluate new and existing mission opportunities; coordinate service educational opportunities; recruit, train and mobilize teams to support mission and outreach opportunities; match volunteers to service opportunities; network with the community, local churches, and internationally to develop partnerships; and administer the church’s Agape Fund. The ideal candidate will have an ability to create the new and different, be approachable, demonstrate compassion for others, be flexible and work well with peers. They should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and three to five years of experience. They should possess excellent communication skills, project and event management aptitude, and a true heart for missions. [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 Director of Missions and Outreach, noting any relevant work experiences. Email to bpriest@ebenezerumc.org and indicate “Director of Missions and Outreach” in the subject line, or mail to B.J. Priest at Ebenezer Church, 161 Embrey Mill Rd. Stafford, VA 22554. (Posted on 7/19/21)

Director of Digital Production
Herndon UMC, located in northern Virginia just a few miles from the Dulles airport, is seeking a Director of Digital Production. This part-time (average 10 hours/week) position will provide oversight to the technology-related strategies for worship and ministries of the church, ensuring the community is equipped to live the teachings of Jesus so that everyone can experience God’s love and grow in Spirit-filled relationships. For more information or to apply, please contact Jonathan Page, Lead Pastor: jonathanjpage@gmail.com (Posted on 7/19/21)

Organist/Music Director
The Lincolnia United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is seeking a highly motivated part-time Organist/Music Director to m be responsible for all aspects of music our music ministry. Our church engages in traditional methodist style worship service for Sunday services and a contemporary style for special services. This position is 5 to 10 hours a week and will be under the supervision of the ministerial staff. For more information click here. Interested candidates, please email bockdmatt@yahoo.com with your resume and for any further questions. (Posted on 7/15/21)

Music Director
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland, VA is seeking a part-time Music Director to develop and lead our ministries of music. We engage traditional and contemporary elements in a single, blended 10:30 Sunday service. This part-time position is 15-20 hours per week under the direction of the Lead Pastor. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit applications, please contact Rev. Michael Kendall at 804-798-7224 or PastorMichael@DuncanMemorialUMC.org (Posted on 7/14/21)

Kids’ Ministry Director (Full-Time)
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. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to pkipps@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 7/14/21)

Hospitality and Events Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Hospitality and Events Coordinator to identify, recruit, equip and oversee the teams of servant leaders and volunteers for church events with a primary focus on Sunday Worship. The Coordinator will recruit, train, and oversee teams of ushers and greeters, in addition to volunteers to staff the welcome desk. The Coordinator will help facilitate church events by working with other ministry and administrative teams (Grow, Worship, Facilities) to ensure volunteer coverage and logistical support. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants can submit resumes at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 7/14/21)

Director of Youth Ministries
Sterling UMC, Sterling, VA, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries who is responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for those in 6th through 12th grade. The principle function is to help make, grow and nurture young Disciples of Christ by a comprehensive approach to discipleship, mission, relationship building, and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader, mentor, and role model. The Director of Youth Ministries encourages young persons in developing their relationship with Christ, provides them with opportunities for spiritual nurture and growth, and challenges them to respond to God’s call to serve in their church, community, and the world. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send resume and cover letter to general@sterlingumc.org. Questions may be directed to the Rev. Linda Monroe at (703) 430-6455. (Posted on 7/14/21)

Child Care Coordinator
Director of Adult Ministries

St. Mark’s UMC (Richmond District) is looking for enthusiastic applicants for two part-time positions:
Child Care Coordinator– This dedicated Christian will supervise our nursery and schedule nursery workers on Sunday mornings, as well as some week nights. They will work closely with our Director of Children’s Ministries to ensure our little ones are loved and cared for.
Director of Adult Ministries– This is a new position at St. Mark’s, focused on the spiritual formation of our adult members. Successful applicants will have a passion for Christian discipleship as they create and organize spiritual growth pathways for all stages of adult life, working closely with the Lead Pastor.
For more information or to submit applications, please contact Rev. Dr. Justin White at justinwhite@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/14/21)

Music Director
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA is seeking a part-time Music Director to develop and lead and grow the Adult Choir and Handbell Choir. This part-time position is 20-25 hours per week under the direction of the Lead Pastor. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, video samples, and list of references by August 4 to the Aldersgate Staff Parish Relations team via staffsearch@aldersgate.net. (Posted on 7/13/21)

Director of Student and Adult Discipleship
River Road United Methodist Church, a medium-sized and missional-minded church in Richmond’s west end is seeking a Director of Student and Adult Discipleship. This position will work to draw both students (6th-12th grades) and adults into a deeper relationship with Christ. This position is twofold in focus. First, it will work to create a relevant and engaging ministry with students and their families. Secondly, it will work to innovate and strategically offer a range of small group discipleship opportunities for adults of all ages and life stages. This is a full-time position that offers a salary commensurate with experience as well as a benefit stipend. This position requires a person who is committed to their faith in Jesus Christ, is highly organized, can initiate and activate new programs and events, and holds excellent relational skills. They must also have a high comfort level with technology, social media, and a motivation to leverage technology as a means for ministry and outreach. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Rev. Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 7/9/21)

Music Director (Part-Time)
Aldie UMC in Aldie, VA is seeking a part-time Music Director. This position will work alongside the pastor in the weekly planning for worship. The primary role of the Music Director is to lead the congregation in the music for worship, especially in playing the piano or organ. Experience in choral directing and leading is preferred so that a choir ministry can be developed and grow. Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to: pastorjon@aldieumc.org. (Posted on 7/8/21)

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Pender United Methodist Church, is seeking a full-time Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries to provide direction, guidance, and organization of our children and youth programs at Pender. Specific responsibilities include developing, designing, executing and overseeing weekly youth group sessions, Sunday School programming, bible studies, special annual events, and mission work in the local and international communities. The Director will work closely with our pastors, staff, Sunday School Superintendent, Grow in God Cluster Leader, and Youth Group adult volunteers. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested? To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to arlet.w@penderumc.org. (Posted on 7/8/21)

Digital Communications Leader
Christ Church, Fairfax Station, is seeking a part-time Digital Communications Leader (28hrs/week). This position will research, establish and maintain a new website, representing the “front door” of Christ Church. Once the website is established, this position will also build strong online communities through our various social media platforms while representing our mission of Love God, Love Others and Live Out the Gospel Life. This position is responsible for capturing media needs and creating original social media content that is relevant, engaging and timely, designed to create an interactive relationship between social media users and Christ Church. 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. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to lstahlman@christchurchva.org. (Posted on 7/7/21)

Director of Music and Worship
Farmville UMC is looking for an energetic and visionary Director of Music and Worship. This is a part-time position. The Director will work under the supervision of the pastor and will be responsible for providing leadership in music ministry, directing our adult choir, planning music for weekly worship, and for special worship services throughout the year. He/she shall also be responsible for the proper maintenance of musical instruments, and will work closely with our organist and handbell choir director. Outreach to our community is an important aspect of this position. Additional information, including a position description and information on compensation, may be obtained by contacting Rev. Susie Thomas at sthomas@farmvilleumc.org. To apply for this position, please email your resume’, two references, and a cover letter to sthomas@farmvilleumc.org. Deadline: August 15, 2021. (Posted on 7/7/21)

Lead Teacher & Teacher’s Aides
Laurel Hill United Methodist Church’s Weekday School, Varina, VA, is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions for our Fall Preschool Program: Lead Teacher and Aide, 4-year old preschool class; Lead Teacher, 2-year old preschool class; and Aide, 3-year old preschool class. Applicants should have prior experience in a preschool setting and/ or previous teaching experience. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please call Margo Keeles, Director, at 804-795-2772 for more details. (Posted on 7/7/21)

Custodian
Burke United Methodist Church in Burke, VA is seeking a part-time experienced custodian. This is a part-time hourly position at 25 hours/week. Seeking a self-motivated professional with a positive attitude. Responsible for performing routine tasks associated with daily cleaning and maintenance of the church facility. Saturday and Sunday Evenings are required. Job description is available upon request. Please email bumcjobopenings@gmail.com with your resume and three references. (Posted on 7/7/21)

Director of Engagement Ministries
River Road United Methodist Church, a medium sized and missional minded church in Richmond’s west end is seeking a Director of Engagement Ministries. This position will create a Congregational Engagement Plan to ensure that members are engaged in multiple ways with the church community, missional outreach, offering spiritual support to others, and in prayer within their walk with Christ. They will oversee church wide events, empower the work of the Congregational Life Team as well as form new ministry teams, and participate in Sunday worship. This is a full-time position that offers a salary commensurate with experience as well as a benefit stipend. This position requires a person who is committed to their faith in Jesus Christ, is highly organized, can initiate and activate new programs and events, and holds excellent relational skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a resume and cover letter to Rev. Darcey Johnson at darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 7/6/21)

Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary
St Matthias UMC, Fredericksburg, is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary.  Candidate needs a high degree of organization, ability to work independently and collaboratively, and demonstrate dependability and discretion with confidential information.  Computer capability to include Google Workplace and Quickbooks and the ability to become competent with additional software including Servant Keeper, Faithlife, and social media, as well as print and electronic publication software.  In addition, abilities in multi-tasking, communication, interpersonal skills, office management, and maintenance of financial, personnel, and other records.  Excellent opportunity to make a difference in a faith community.  Position is part-time, 25 hours a week, Monday – Friday.  Benefits include Personal Time Off, holidays, and some schedule flexibility.  Compensation range is $23,400 – $26,000.  Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to pastorbert@stmtoday.com no later than 31 July. (Posted on 7/6/21)

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Bethany United Methodist Church in Gloucester Point, Virginia is seeking to fill a part-time staff-position for a Director of Children and Youth Ministries (first through twelfth grades). For this position we are seeking a joyful and enthusiastic individual with a deep love for God and who has a passion to organize and lead a cooperative ministry that loves, develops, and encourages children and youth in their journey with Christ and his Church and in life. Let’s talk. Send your resume to Pastor Moonsup “Paul” Song, Bethany UMC, P.O. Box 527, Gloucester Point, VA 23062 or email to bethanyumc3@verizon.net (Posted on 7/2/21)

Church Custodian
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is seeking an experienced Custodian.  This is a part-time hourly position, with 30 hours per week, which does not offer benefits.  We will consider a job share with two custodians. The church custodian will ensure that all publicly accessible areas of the church are clean, safe and ready to use.  They may also maintain supply inventory, submit purchase requests, and assist with preparations for events, such as weddings or funerals. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, observant, and committed to providing church members, visitors, and staff with a clean, orderly place to worship and congregate. If you or someone you know might be interested in applying for this position, please email pastor@oakgroveumc.org to inquire further regarding the application process. (Posted on 6/30/21)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Trinity UMC, McLean, is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry to provide direction and organize our children’s ministry program at Trinity. Specific responsibilities include developing, designing, executing and overseeing weekly Sunday School programming throughout the school year, special annual events, and Trinity’s annual Vacation Bible School offering in August. The Director will work closely with our pastors, staff, and lay leaders involved in children’s ministry at Trinity. Click here for a detailed job description. Interested? To apply, please submit your resume and short cover letter to info@umtrinity.org. (Posted on 6/30/21)

Director of Youth Ministry
Trinity UMC, McLean, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry to provide direction and organize our youth ministry program at Trinity. 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 teach 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. Interested? To apply, please submit your resume and short cover letter to info@umtrinity.org. (Posted on 6/30/21)

Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary
Lakeside UMC, Richmond, is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary. Job responsibilities are vast and the work flow is steady. Candidate needs to be proficient with the following skills: high degree of organization, exceptional computer knowledge including Word, ability to learn and be competent with additional complex computer software, self-starter who works with little supervision, trustworthy, dependable and can handle highly confidential matters. In addition, candidate will possess the ability to multi-task, practice excellent interpersonal and telephone skills, be able to maintain records, order supplies, and manage a wide array of financial matters such as contributions, payables, to include printing checks with accuracy. Position does not require handling or processing of money. In a typical day candidate will answer the telephone, greet guests, prepare publications, process financial matters, manage church calendar, mail correspondence. Excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys doing something different every day. Position is part-time, 30 hours a week, Monday – Thursday. Benefits are not available and compensation range is $27,000 – $29,500. Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to MarkRooks@vaumc.org. (Posted on 6/29/21)

Music Director
Crenshaw UMC, Blackstone, is looking for an energetic, outgoing, self-starter and visionary Music Director. This is a part-time position. The Music Director will work under the supervision of the pastor and will be responsible for providing leadership in music ministry, planning music for weekly, and special worship services in consultation with the pastor. He/she shall also be responsible for the proper custody and maintenance of musical instruments. Experience in playing and directing handbells will be a plus. If interested, please email your resume, two references, and a cover letter at crenshawumc@embarqmail.com (Posted on 6/29/21)

Administrative Assistant
Monumental UMC in Portsmouth, VA is searching for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Those interested should review the job description (pdf) and send a letter of interest and resume to CelesteHeath@vaumc.org or barrettr@rnrlawfirm.com (Posted on 6/28/21)

Director of Children and Youth
Ramsey Memorial UMC, North Chesterfield, is seeking a part-time Director of Children and Youth. This position works closely with the Lead Pastor and staff, and will help form Children and Youth Ministry Team(s) (church volunteers who are passionate about children and youth ministry), to foster spiritual development of children ages preschool through 12th grade. The Lead Pastor and SPPRC will conduct an annual evaluation and provide support throughout the year as needed. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Start date is September 1, 2021. Reply to: mmhewes@verizon.net; Ramsey Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 75655, North Chesterfield, VA 23236. (Posted on 6/24/2021)

Organist
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA is seeking a part-time organist to accompany weekly Sunday morning service. This part-time position is approximately 12 hours per week under the direction of the Lead Pastor. Responsibilities: • Provide organ and/or piano music for Sunday worship service to include but not limited to accompanying all congregational singing of hymns, choral anthems, and additional service music. • Accompany adult choirs under the direction of the Director of Adult Choirs for rehearsal and Sunday worship service. • In addition to Sundays, accompany seasonal worship services and rehearsals such as Holy Week, Easter, Advent, and Christmas. • Engage substitute organist/accompanist, as required, in consultation with the Director of Adult Choirs. • Schedule periodic maintenance and tuning of Casavant Pipe organ and pianos. • Plan and provide organ and/or piano service music and hymn suggestions in coordination with the planned sermon series. • Attend periodic ministry area staff meetings. Aldersgate UMC proudly maintains a 2000 Casavant organ. It is the 3,794th instrument built by the Casavant Brother’s Factory and features 25 stopes, 30 ranks, and 1796 pipes. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to the Aldersgate Staff Parish Relations team via staffsearch@aldersgate.net. Video or audio samples are welcome but not required. (Posted on 6/22/21)

Worship Leader
Restoration Loudoun, is seeking a Worship Leader who is fully responsible for understanding the mission and vision of Restoration Church as a multi-site location for Floris United Methodist Church. The Worship Leader is responsible for collaborating with the Pastor on the execution of worship activities for Restoration. The Worship Leader works collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and musicians to carry out all worship activities. Responsibilities: Spend time developing relationships with people in the South Riding and Stone Ridge communities so as to be personally effective in pursuing the Great Commission and helping the church to do the same. Build the necessary teams to carry out the worship areas of Restoration Church including welcome, audio/visual (in concert with A/V coordinator) and music ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants can submit a resume to employment@florisumc.org. The posting is also on our Restoration Loudoun website (www.restorationloudoun.org). (Posted on 6/22/21)

Youth Ministry Director (Part-Time)  
Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Poquoson, Virginia, is seeking a Youth Ministry Director. We are a mid-size church with a very active congregation of all ages. The Director shall seek to attract families with children and youth to the church and foster a strong education program through building relationships with teachers, students, parents, and church leaders that strengthens the faith of the church’s youth in Jesus Christ and encourages them to embrace a Christ centered lifestyle consistent with United Methodist Church doctrine. Must have a college degree or significant experience in a relevant field of study and excellent written and verbal communications skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills. This is a part-time salaried position, salary commensurate with experience and education requiring flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. Must pass a background check, submit DMV record, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of hire. A detailed job description is available upon request. All interested applicants should submit their resume, references (professional and personal), and cover letter via email to: sprc.tabernacle@gmail.com, or via mail at: Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Attn: Carey Freeman, SPRC Chair, 831 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson, VA 23662.  (Posted on 6/22/21)

Contemporary Worship Leader (Part-Time) 
Tabernacle UMC in Poquoson, Virginia, is seeking a part-time, salaried Contemporary Worship Leader for an exciting opportunity to provide leadership for the Praise Band and Worship Team for a Sunday morning contemporary service and to use that band and team to creatively engage the congregation and help bring them into a closer relationship with Christ. The Contemporary Worship Leader will establish, maintain, and be responsible for the Tabernacle UMC Praise Band and will recruit and lead other team members including volunteer musicians, vocalists, audio and video staff and others. For a complete job description, email a request to sprc.tabernacle@gmail.com. Send resumes to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Attn: Carey Freeman, SPRC Chair, 831 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson, VA 23662 or email resumes to sprc.tabernacle@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/22/21)

Media Specialist
Monumental UMC in Portsmouth, VA is seeking a Media Specialist for in-person and online worship, social media marketing and other audio-visual needs. This is a 20-30 hour position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For inquiries, contact Rev. Dr. Celeste Heath at revceleste.mumc@gmail.com or Barrett Richardson at barrettr@rnrlawfirm.com (Posted on 6/17/21)

Director of Youth Ministries
Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, located in Midlothian, Virginia, is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) salaried Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries is charged with planning, coordinating, directing, implementing, and evaluating programs and activities to attract and minister to youth in faith-based Christian fellowship. The Director works in conjunction with the Youth Leadership Team with the goal of introducing and assisting youth in developing their personal faith and discipleship in Jesus Christ. A successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 to 2 years of demonstrated experience in youth ministry leadership (as a staff member or volunteer) and have strong organizational and communication skills with demonstrated facility with social media and audio-visual technologies a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a cover letter and resume with references to jobs@mtpisgahva.org (Posted on 6/17/21)

Director of Youth Ministries
The Brandermill Church, Chesterfield, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. The church is seeking an innovative youth ministry director with a passion for community-building and faith-building among students, 6th through 12th grade. This full-time role prioritizes creating unique and inspiring fellowship, worship, and mission experiences for students in church, via technology, through various activities, and in service to others. The church is currently involved in a project that ensures the creation and execution of sustainable youth ministry, providing support for this role. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this job, and would be interested in seeing a comprehensive list of Goals, Responsibilities, Requirements and Benefits, please email your expression of interest and your resume to sprc@brandermillchurch.org (Posted on 6/14/21)

Director of Children’s Ministries
The Brandermill Church, Chesterfield, is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries. The church is seeking an innovative children’s ministry director with a passion for community-building and faith-building among students, 0 through 5th grade. This part-time role prioritizes creating unique and inspiring fellowship, worship, and mission experiences for children in church, via technology, through various activities, and in service to others. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested in applying for this job, and would be interested in seeing a comprehensive list of Goals, Responsibilities, Requirements and Benefits, please email your expression of interest and your resume to sprc@brandermillchurch.org (Posted on 6/14/21)

Church Sexton
Lynnhaven UMC, Virginia Beach, is now seeking candidates for hire for the position of Sexton. Our Sexton is responsible for general repairs, preventative maintenance, and routine cleaning of the church facility and grounds. The sexton is also responsible for general repairs at the parsonage if they are within the range of the person’s ability. For repairs or preventative maintenance that fall outside of the sexton’s personal skill set, he or she will help arrange for and oversee the contracted work necessary at the church and parsonage. An ideal candidate for LUMC Sexton shall: 1) Lead a life consistent with Biblical principles and demonstrate Christian caring and concern for others; 2) Hold at least a High School diploma or GED and preferably, have 1-3 years related experience or training in general repairs, preventative maintenance, and routine cleaning of a facility and its grounds; 3) Possess physical and sensory abilities necessary to safely and successfully perform all essential job functions and responsibilities, included but not limited to working with power tools (e.g. saws and drills, landscaping equipment, etc.), climbing ladders, and lifting at least 50 pounds. This is a part-time position that averages 30 hours/week at a starting rate of $17/hour. If you or someone you know might be interested in applying for this position, please email Matt Foster at sprc@lynnhaven.church to inquire further regarding the application process. (Posted on 6/11/21)

Worship Leader, Full-time (Part-time applications accepted)
New Song UMC, Mechanicsville, VA, is looking for a dynamic, innovative leader to conceive, develop, plan, and execute weekly worship services and other events that draw persons to consider the invitations of Christ. The candidate will have the freedom to develop faith-filled, inspiring, relevant, and impactful worship experiences for both fully-devoted believers and those just beginning to discern faith in God. RESPONSIBILITIES: Balance the importance of ministering to, recruiting, and training a team of vocalists, instrumentalists, and technical support to create a cohesive, spiritually-significant worship experience that makes an impact for Christ. The candidate will help lead, shape and oversee the worship environment in conjunction with the church’s leadership; he/she will work to “bring alive” the Church’s mission, vision, and core values. New Song desires a likeable, easy-going person with the ability to motivate and mobilize people. Other responsibilities include: oversight of weekly rehearsals, development of media presentations for worship in Pro-Presenter, insure the schedules via Planning Center, and attend weekly staff meetings. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email cover letter, resumé, references, compensation expectations and any web links to: employment@newsongumc.org (Posted on 6/10/21)

Praise Worship Leader
Oak Grove UMC, Chesapeake, is in search of a part-time Worship Leader for our contemporary service. This musically gifted person must have the ability to play an instrument, sing, and lead a worship band. Ideal candidates will have a passion for Christ, love of praise music, and desire to lead a team of dedicated musicians. Interested applicants should submit their questions or resume and video to pastor@oakgroveumc.org (Posted on 6/9/21)

Director of A/V Communications & Youth Leader
Zion UMC, Seaford, is seeking a part-time Director of A/V Communications & Youth Leader. This person will report to the Senior Pastor and oversee all audio-visual needs of the church to include, but not limited to two Sunday worship services, other weekly recordings, editing and preparations for weekly services. This person will also lead in our youth ministry. They will establish activities for youth in a newly created Teen-Café, and lead devotions, offer sharing time, and enjoy the refreshments during weekly gatherings. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should send their resumes to Mr. David Tyree, Chair of SPRC, at dbtyree@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/7/21)

Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts
Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, located in Midlothian, Virginia, is seeking a full-time salaried Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts. This professional staff member serves as an integral part of the church’s worship design, planning, and implementation team. The Director works closely with the Lead Pastor and the church’s Worship Branch to provide a unified and positive worship experience to the congregation. The Director is principally responsible for directing and coordinating the traditional music programs by and for adults, youth, and children. Based on qualifications, the duties of the Director may include providing musical accompaniment on organ and piano with commensurate compensation. Based on proficiency, we may consider applicants for separate “Director” and “Accompanist” with commensurate part-time positions and compensation. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a cover letter and resume with references to jobs@mtpisgahva.org (Posted on 6/4/21)

Administrative Assistant
Memorial UMC, Charles City, is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is someone who has a pleasant demeanor and is willing to take on the Administrative tasks involved in supporting a church. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for being a representative of the church to members and others when at the church or on the telephone on church matters. This part-time position is for a minimum of 10 hours per week, some tasks may be done at home as determined by the pastor. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested persons contact Joan Benedict at jbenedict12@gmail.com. Please provide a contact phone number and resume. (Posted on 6/4/21)

Children’s Director and Youth Director
Culpeper UMC is prayerfully seeking two part-time positions: Children’s Director and Youth Director. Applicants must have a strong faith and deep desire to connect with children, youth, and adults. Contact Culpeper UMC’s Executive Director, Kelly Weiss, for more information – kellyweiss@culpeperumc.org or 540-825-0764. (Posted on 6/3/21)

Technical Support Position
Scottsville United Methodist Church, Charlottesville District, is prayerfully seeking a part time technical support person to assist with audio/visual production for online and in person worship. Competency with PowerPoint and online media platforms would be required. Familiarity with video production tools such as GarageBand and I Movie or their equivalent would be a plus. This tech support person would work with the pastor to design and implement media for the Sunday morning worship service and/or online prerecorded service. Expertise in managing social media and the church website would be helpful. The hourly wage is $18.00 with 10-12 hours needed each week. Interested applicants should contact Janet Stargell, Worship Team Chairman, at janetstargell50@yahoo.com. (Posted on 6/1/21)

Minister of Family Outreach
St. Mark United Methodist Church (http://www.smumcsc.org/), a well-established United Methodist congregation, is seeking an energetic and creative full-time Minister of Family Outreach to serve in Seneca, SC, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The minister’s responsibilities are two-fold: ● Lead teams and individuals to design biblically focused ministries to enrich the lives of young people within the church and the broader community. ● Recruit, train, supervise, and support all volunteer and paid staff in Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. Qualifications for this position include strong relational and organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and the desire and ability to plan for the future of family ministry through visioning, innovation, and enrollment progression. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) and related experience with youth. Resumes, along with a cover letter, can be sent to Elaine Pendergrass at elaine.pendergrass@ministryarchitects.com. (Posted on 6/1/21)

Director of Children’s Ministry
St. Thomas UMC in Manassas, VA is currently seeking a Full-Time Director of Children’s Ministry. This position plays a vital role in helping the church accomplish its overall mission to reach, nourish, and serve the community so all may experience healing and new life through Jesus Christ. They do this with a specific focus on reaching children and families living in the community; nourishing them to grow in their faith through healthy and life affirming relationships with one another, the Church, and Jesus Christ; and by creating opportunities for children to experience the blessing of serving others. This staff position works closely with the Director of the Sunbeam Children’s Center, the Associate Pastor of Youth Ministry, and key volunteers to accomplish this vision and must value working collaboratively as a team player. To see the full job description please click here (pdf). Interested candidates may apply on Indeed. To learn more about the church, please visit their website. (Posted on 5/27/21)

Director of Communications
Calvary UMC, Arlington, is seeking a part-time Director of Communications who will work to support the church and ministry leaders in conveying their vision and communications to appropriate audiences across all media. Responisbilities include supporting each ministry area with appropriate publicity, advertising, and promotion within the congregation and community to include social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), brochures, postcards, signs, etc. and producing weekly bulletin and electronic newsletter and other promotional materials in collaboration with key staff and parishioners with a high level of professionalism. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants can direct their application packages and any questions to Pastor Matthew Smith at calvarystaffjobs@gmail.com. (Posted on 5/26/21)

Director of Children’s Ministries / Christian Education
Tifton First United Methodist Church (TFUMC) in Tifton, Georgia (https://www.tiftonfirst.org) is searching for a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries / Christian Education. We are looking for an individual who is a solid role model and spiritual director with an energetic, enthusiastic and creative spirit to lead these program ministries at TFUMC. The Director will work with other staff under the direction of the Senior Pastor, the Staff Parish Relations committee and the Children’s Leadership Committee to develop and conduct overall children’s educational programs and ministries for TFUMC. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please EMAIL a current resume; a one-page statement summarizing why you are interested in and qualified to fill this position; and names and contact information for three references to: jmichaelmoore57@gmail.com (Posted on 5/26/21)

Administrative Assistant
Kenwood United Methodist Church, in Ashland, is seeking a church Administrative Assistant. This is a 24-hour per week part-time salaried position. The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support for the pastor, staff and lay leadership. The successful applicant will be the welcoming voice of Kenwood to those who call or stop by. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For questions, please contact Pastor Lisa Nordan at 757-513-0496 and direct resumes to: 11208 Elmont Road, Ashland, VA. 23005. (Posted on 5/24/21)

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Camp Director, Camp Occohannock on the Bay
Camp Occohannock on the Bay, Eastern Shore, is seeking a Camp Director. This is a full-time, year-round position. To provide a spiritually significant, creative, smooth-running, and memorable summer camp for campers ages 4 to 16, and to make camp and retreats AWESOME for everyone involved!; to further the mission of Camp Occohannock on the Bay Camp and Retreat Center in all aspects of camp life, to design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities; to oversee the summer staff; and to plan all logistics connected to the fulfillment of year-round program activities held at Camp Occohannock on the Bay. Must be at least 25 years of age, Hold a Valid Driver’s License, Must have Summer Camp and administration experience, has a desire to work in a Christian environment, Desire and the ability to work with children and adults outdoors. Other qualifications will be required. If you are interested in this position and would like to apply or get more information please call Camp Occohannock on the Bay in Belle Haven, VA @ 757-442-7836 or email ootbay@verizon.net. (Posted on 7/19/21)