Job Opportunities

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 

Part-time Choir Master
Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Part-time Choir Master with choral experience and a desire to be an integral part of a team to support and maintain the Adult Choir and develop the Children's Choir at GWUMC. The successful candidate should be an accomplished organist with expertise in teaching songs and must be familiar with the United Methodical liturgy and be open to different styles and genres of music. This position requires attending weekly choir practices, weekly Sunday worship services, and occasionally travelling with the choir for outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and two references to admin@ghanawesleyumc.org by August 11, 2019. (Posted on 7/23/19)

Part-time Musician
Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC), Woodbridge, is seeking a Part-time Musician with a passion for worship and a strong knowledge of a broad range of genres to develop and support the Youth Ministry Band and direct the Praise Band at GWUMC. The successful candidate must be an accomplished contemporary instrumentalist and must be able to play either a lead guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, drum, or an organ. Ability to play more than one of these instruments would be beneficial but not required. This position requires weekly rehearsals with other musicians in an ensemble. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and two references to admin@ghanawesleyumc.org by August 11, 2019. (Posted on 7/23/19)

Director of Youth Ministries 
Deep Creek United Methodist Church, a vibrant midsize church in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to the Christian education and development of youth in grades 6-12. The successful candidate will work with the church and community to continue to grow youth programming that welcomes young people and their families into Deep Creek UMC. The Director will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related activities for all age levels of the church. Currently there are over 45 active youth in grades 6-12 with an adult volunteer base of 10. Our vibrant youth group just sent 30 youth and 10 adults on a mission trip to Roanoke, VA. As a church we are excited about what God is doing in the lives of our youth and are seeking an individual to help us grow our youth program. Those interested in applying should send an email to Mike Plasters at pastor@deepcreekumc.org to request a full job description. We hope to have an individual in place by September to work with our current youth director until she departs in October. (Posted on 7/22/19)

Early Childhood and Special Education Director
Old Bridge Church and Preschool, Woodbridge, are seeking an Early Childhood and Special Education Director. Old Bridge Preschool is a ministry of the church and maintains a child-centered program, open to all children between the ages of two and five years old, and proudly serves special needs children and families in the early stages of childhood development. The Preschool Director will be responsible for continuing to provide a whole-child curriculum that meets the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional needs of each child in a developmentally appropriate way. The Director will establish positive, effective communications and supportive ties with staff, Prince William County Schools, students and families. Must have managerial and supervisory experience. Must have Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field OR at least seven years early childhood education experience which includes a minimum of two years supervisory experience in a similar early childhood setting. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 7/22/19)

Office Administrator
Old Bridge Church, Woodbridge, is seeking a Church Office Administrator whose mission it will be to be the face and voice of the church in initial interactions with church members, leaders, guests, vendors, and ministerial interactions and inquiries. The incumbent will function as the primary clerical administrative support to the Pastor, Executive Director, church staff, and to lay personnel of Old Bridge Church. They will manage initial inquiries for community assistance, maintain a centralized online church calendar of events and room assignments, create regular church publications and communications including weekly bulletin, email newsletter, prayer requests, social media updates, and announcements. The ideal candidate will be engaging, a people person, passionate, detail-oriented, resourceful, and will possess the education and experience necessary to coordinate and schedule volunteers in the administration and ministerial needs of daily church operations. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send resume and cover letter to jobs@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 7/22/19) 

Communications Coordinator 
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Communications Coordinator . The primary purpose of this position is to work with the ministry leaders across the organization to develop and implement communications strategies for Floris United Methodist Church. The Coordinator will also ensure that the events and activities of Floris UMC are communicated effectively through the various communication channels available and is responsible for design, layout, content quality assurance, production and distribution of these for all sites. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter to  employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 7/19/19)

Children's Ministry Aide
Scottsville United Methodist Church is seeking a Children’s Ministry Aide for Sunday mornings. Primary functions include assisting with multi-grade Children’s Sunday School and multi-grade Children’s Church. Interested candidates should visit sumc-va.org/job-openings to download an application and job description. Application and Resume can be emailed to brianlamb@vaumc.org (Posted on 7/18/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Williamsburg United Methodist Church in the City of Williamsburg, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a comprehensive approach to the Christian education and development of youth in grades 6-12. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work with the church and community to develop and grow robust youth programming that welcomes young persons and their families into Williamsburg United Methodist Church. The Director will be responsible for planning regular youth events on Sunday mornings and evenings; local and global mission and outreach activities; recruiting and coordinating with volunteers; and interacting with other church staff with related church activities. Applicants should send a resume with a cover letter that includes at least 3 professional references to Jeremy Forrest, Williamsburg UMC SPRC Chair, at jeremydforrest@gmail.com no later than September 17, 2019. (Posted on 7/15/19)

Church Accompanist
Shady Grove United Methodist Church in the Short Pump area of Richmond (Glen Allen) is seeking a talented church accompanist to accompany the Sanctuary Choir and play worship service music at three worship services per week under the direction of the Minister of Music and Arts. An organist is desired, but pianists are welcome to apply. (An additional opportunity for occasionally accompanying children and youth choirs as well as vocal ensembles may be available.) This is a part-time position (12 hours a week.) A Bachelor’s degree in music is recommended and familiarity with church music styles and liturgy are encouraged. For a more detailed job description, go to www.shadygroveumc.net/jobs. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@shadygroveumc.net by August 18, 2019. (Posted on 7/12/19)

Preschool Teachers for 2-Year Olds & 4-Year Olds
Laurel Hill United Methodist Church Weekday School, Varina, VA, is looking to fill two positions for Preschool Teachers for 2 and 4-Year olds. These persons will be responsible for all lesson plans and activities related to the preschool curriculum. Degree and/or equivalent of experience is preferred. All persons interested in this position, please email the director at laurelhillumc.varina.school@gmail.com. (Posted on 7/11/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Saint Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Richmond, is Seeking a Part-Time Youth Ministries Director. This position is responsible for implementing programs for middle and high school students that encourage them to grow in their faith. By creating a safe, supportive and comfortable environment, the Director will foster spiritual development and the building of relationships through weekly gatherings, study of scripture, service projects, retreats, mission trips, and participation in worship. Required Talents & Abilities: •Effectively communicate with youth, parents, staff, and congregation; •Welcome and keep up with technology changes and enhancements; •Embrace large and small-scale event and trip planning; •Strong leadership capabilities. If you hold these talents and abilities, please submit your resume with a cover letter to sprc@saumcva.org no later than July 31, 2019. (Posted on 7/10/19)

Liaison for Chinese School
Saint Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Richmond, is Seeking a Liaison for Chinese School. This position is responsible for the Set up and the Take Down of Tables and Other preparation for the Chinese School that meets on Sunday afternoons at the church during the School Year. Required Talents & Abilities: •Effective communication with Director of Chinese School. •Dependability. •Able to Lift and Move Tables. If you hold these talents and abilities, please submit your resume with a cover letter to sprc@saumcva.org no later than July 31, 2019. (Posted on 7/10/19)

Director, Church Day School
Epworth UMC, Norfolk, is seeking a full-time Director for its Church Day School (ages 6 weeks to 4 years). General responsibilities include, but are not limited to, insuring the delivery of a developmentally appropriate education program centered on Christian values, supervision and evaluation of teachers and staff, ensuring the safety and welfare of staff and students, meeting all city and state licensing requirements, and maintaining positive communications with parents, teachers and staff members. Minimum Requirements: -Bachelor’s degree in Education (required). -Master’s degree in Education (preferred). -5 years experience in day school administration (preferred). -Good oral/written communication, team building and interpersonal skills. -Must pass a drug test and background check. For a complete job description or to submit a resume, including educational degrees, certifications, references (3), and previous employment information to epworth@epworthva.org (Posted on 7/10/19)

Program Director
Trinity United Methodist Church, Alexandria, is seeking a Program Director. This is a brand-new position and requires a commitment of 20 to 25 hours per week. This is a unique opportunity to create and manage ministries for an historic church with an eye to the future. The Program Director will coordinate and assist in the implementation of the programming ministries at Trinity with an emphasis on fostering and growing Trinity’s programs including discipleship, neighborhood outreach, and mission related activities. The position will directly oversee Christian education, including Sunday School and youth group. A bachelor’s degree with relevant major is preferred, but not required. Experience teaching Christian education a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Trinity is a reconciling congregation and welcomes all peoples including LGBTQ persons, Persons of Color, and people with differing abilities. You can find information about this position and our church at http://www.trinityalexandria.org. Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to Jodi Capps, SPRC Chair, by email at jscapps@alum.lehigh.edu. Applicants should provide a mailing address, daytime and evening phone numbers, and an email address. (Posted on 7/8/19)

Office and Communication Assistant
St. Mark’s UMC in Midlothian, VA is looking for candidates for a part-time, hourly staff position. This person will be responsible for assisting with communication and administrative services for St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. Requirements, accountability and responsibilities for this job are found in the Job Description. Details of the job are on page 2 in the Front Office Handbook of Duties. To apply for this position, forward a filled-out Job Application and cover letter to Office@stmarksmidlo.com. (Posted on 7/3/19)

Director of Children and Youth Ministry
Pender UMC, a mid-sized church located in Fairfax (Northern Virginia - Arlington District is inviting persons with a passion for sharing their love of Christ with children and youth to apply to join us as our Director of Children and Youth Ministry. We serve a growing and diverse community with unlimited possibilities for creative ministry and mission in the community, the region, and the world. To receive more information about this wonderful opportunity to serve God by serving God's people, please contact the church office (703-278-8023 or penderumc.org) or Pastor Catharine (catharine.g@penderumc.org.) (Posted on 7/2/19)

Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries
Midway United Methodist Church, Lexington, NC, has an opening for Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries. Qualifications:  A deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Christian faith within the Wesleyan tradition, knowledge of and comfort with UMC polity and structure, a bachelor’s degree in a related field required (master’s degree preferred) and an understanding of faith development for youth and children.  Also required are strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with other church leaders, the ability to multitask and strong time management skills. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send a resume with a cover letter to: midwaysearch@gmail.com by July 15, 2019. (Posted on 6/26/19)

Small Group and Youth Ministry Coordinator
Community UMC (Virginia Beach) is seeking a full time Small Group and Youth Ministry Coordinator. The Small Group and Youth Ministry Coordinator works with Pastors, Staff, and Lay Leadership to oversee and empower the laity of CUMC to do the ministry that Christ calls them to do by establishing small groups, training small group leaders, communicating with all small groups, and establishing expectations of all small groups.This position will also directly oversee the Youth related activities and ministries of CUMC. Applicants should apply at https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=54adec51b662b798&dupclk=0 or email jobs@cumcvb.org. (Posted on 6/26/19)

Music Director
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for Music Director for their Traditional Service. This is a part time position (10-12) hours per week. Timberlake has three Sunday morning services of varying design. The Traditional Service begins at 8:30 AM on Sunday. Choir rehearsal is on Wednesday evenings from September – June. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to July 10, 2019 to Mr. Tim Blanks, c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 6/25/19)

Director of Youth Ministries/Youth Pastor
Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson, VA is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours) Director of Youth Ministries/Youth Pastor to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our youth. This will include, but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services and leading youth Sunday School, holding weekly meetings with both middle and high school youth, organizing and attending a once yearly mission trip and youth retreat, recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. This person must be a passionate and dynamic leader with a vital and growing relationship with Christ and the ability to share God’s love and bring God’s teachings to our youth. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience to include work in Christian education, counseling, or social work or be accredited as a youth leader. Additionally, this person must undergo a background check, submit DMV record, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of hire. Salary $15,600 to $19,000 commensurate with experience. Application deadline is August 5th. To apply submit resume to jobs@trinitypoquoson.org (Posted on 6/24/19)

Organist /Associate Minister of Music (Part-Time)
Braddock Street United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia, has a vibrant and extensive music ministry serving all ages. Included in our ministry are 2 adult choirs (each including a quartet of scholarship singers from Shenandoah University), an adult handbell ensemble, praise band, small orchestra, youth and children’s choirs. Our instrument is a Létourneau Pipe Organ, 40 ranks, 3 manuals, installation completed in 2014. Specifications are listed on the website below. The primary duties of this position include playing the organ for two traditional Sunday worship services each week, accompanying choirs and attending weekly choir rehearsals. Additional responsibilities will include regular collaboration with the Minister of Music and Pastors. You will also work closely with the leaders of all musical groups to schedule participation in the worship experience and assist in developing a music program to serve all ages. This is a part-time position (about 20 hours/week) and reports to the Minister of Music. The salary is in the range of $33 - $40,000 depending on skill, experience, and education, with extra remuneration for weddings, funerals, and private lessons. A Masters degree in Organ Performance/Church Music with strong keyboard and conducting skills are preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with extensive study in organ, significant experience in church music, and strong keyboard skills will also be considered. The starting date is September 1. To begin the process of joining us in Winchester, Virginia, please e-mail your resume to bsumcjobopening@gmail.com or send it to Braddock Street UMC, 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA 22601, ATTN: SPRC. To learn more about Braddock Street UMC and the opportunities available to you, please visit our website at braddockstreetumc.org (Posted on 6/19/19)

Director of Student Ministries
Collierville UMC, Collierville, TN, is a 3,000+ member church with two worship styles in two locations on Sunday morning, averaging 750 in attendance.  The Town of Collierville (population 50,000) is well known for its great school system, small town atmosphere, award winning parks and recreation facilities, first rate office and retail developments and beautiful neighborhoods. The person in this position should be a committed Christian Disciple.  Under direct supervision, this position provides guidance for programming and ministry activities that meet the spiritual needs and help the middle school, high school, and college students of Collierville UMC grow in their discipleship of Jesus Christ.  All Student Ministry efforts will be developed and guided by our vision, “Reaching out to transform lives by extending God’s love to all,” and consistent with the core values of CUMC. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes and cover letters may be sent to the Rev. Dr. Deborah Suddarth, executive pastor, at DSuddarth@colliervilleumc.org (Posted on 6/10/19)

Youth Coordinator
Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA is seeking a part-time Youth Coordinator, approximately 20 hours per week. Primary responsibilities include (1) plan and conduct Sunday evening Middle and High School Youth Group meetings; (2) support Youth Sunday School class; (3) support for Confirmation classes; (4) coordinate and/or plan off-site events, youth retreats and mission opportunities which may involve collaboration with other youth coordinators; (5) attend Sunday worship services; (6) attend church ministry team meetings as needed); (7) support existing Acolyte program; (8) encourage other adults to assist with Youth programs; (9) provide guidance for youth fund-raising activities (such as Christmas wreath sales) to help cover the cost of non-budgeted activities. Qualifications: Applicants must be of strong Christian faith, United Methodist experience preferred; bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; good leadership skills and ability to relate well to middle and high school age youth; good communication skills; possess the motivation, initiative, and creativity necessary to develop interesting programs and weekly meeting agendas; good organization and administrative skills. Eligibility is also contingent on a satisfactory criminal background check (ordered and paid for by Aldersgate Church). Please direct inquiries to Patricia Daniel at jfd0740@embarqmail.com or Greg Brown at gabrown2926@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/10/19)

Pianist
Benn’s UMC, Smithfield, is seeking a part-time Pianist to join our music staff in our God-centered, friendly congregation. The Pianist serves as one of two primary keyboard musicians. Our church home has two baby grand pianos. The successful candidate will accompany all Chancel Choir rehearsals as well as rehearsals for our Praise Band Crossroads (contemporary) Service, and two (2) Sunday morning services (Crossroads in the Family Life Center at 9am and Traditional in our Sanctuary at 11am). Additional support is expected for occasional services (Cantatas, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, etc.). Contractual arrangements for wedding services and rehearsals and funerals are understood to be over and beyond the scope of expected responsibilities and, for this reason, to be entered into at the Pianist’s discretion. This is a part-time, salaried position with limited benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes paid vacation, and some continuing education support. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to Dr. Peter Carlson, Chair - Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee, e-mail bennsumc@yahoo.com (Posted on 6/5/19) 

Director of High School Youth Ministry
Chester United Methodist Church (Chester, VA) is seeking a highly motivated individual for the part-time position (10 hours per week) of Director of High School Youth Ministry, beginning in June 2019. The position is responsible for the planning and coordination of all youth activities—including spiritual growth, fellowship, and mission/outreach opportunities. In addition, the director will mentor individual youth, as needed, and be involved with budget decisions for youth activities. The director must work well with youth, parents, and other church staff members. Qualified applicants must be organized, enthusiastic, and, most importantly, dedicated to God and Chester United Methodist Church. POC: Terry Wisegarver (cumcsecretary@chesterumc.org/804.748.6006) (Posted on 6/4/19)

Youth Leader
Thalia UMC, a mid-sized church in Town Center of Virginia Beach, is seeking a part-time youth leader to work with our Director of Discipleship for the purpose of helping middle and high school students grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. We are looking for someone with a heart for youth, who is maturing in their Christian faith, and committed to building relationships between people of all ages and backgrounds within our community. The Youth Leader will be expected to recruit and train adult volunteers to lead weekly youth gatherings, in addition to collaborating with the Director of Discipleship to plan activities throughout the year such as retreats and service work. Please submit a resume with at least two references to pastor@thaliaumc.org (posted 6/4/19).

Director of Worship Ministries
New Town United Methodist Church in Williamsburg, VA is seeking a Director of Worship Ministries. This is a part time 20 hour/week position. This position would be responsible for directing our praise band and leading worship (either with keyboard or guitar) for our 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. contemporary worship services. For complete job description go to www.newtownumc.org. Applicants should send letter of interest and resume to mail@newtownumc.org. (Posted on 6/4/19)

Part-Time Accountant
Culpeper UMC, Culpeper, is seeking a part-time accountant. This position works a flexible 20 hours per week. Duties include maintaining accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, maintaining financial records, preparing budget reports, and entering data to the Vital Congregations website. If you are interested, please view the full job description and complete an application on our website, www.culpeperumc.org/employment or contact Executive Director Kelly Weiss at kellyweiss@culpeperumc.org. (Posted on 6/4/19) 

Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Culpeper UMC, Culpeper, is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. This position works a flexible 20 hours per week. Duties include answering and routing phone calls, preparing the weekly bulletin for Sunday services, assisting in data entry to the membership database, and collecting, sorting and typing prayer requests. If you are interested, please view the full job description and complete an application on our website, www.culpeperumc.org/employment or contact Executive Director Kelly Weiss at kellyweiss@culpeperumc.org. (Posted on 6/4/19

Music Ministry Positions
St. Mark's UMC on the Roanoke District is seeking to grow and expand our music ministry. The following positions would begin in July/August and could be combined based on applicants' qualifications and interests. Contact Pastor Justin at justinwhite@vaumc.org for more information or to apply.
-Director of Traditional Worship - This part time position would be responsible for directing our adult vocal choir and planning music for our two traditional worship services. This would include weekly rehearsals during the school year, as well as planning for Christmas and Easter season cantatas. Opportunities for children's music and hand bells are also possible, and piano proficiency preferred.
-Director of Contemporary Worship - This part time position would be responsible for directing our praise band and leading worship (either with keyboard or guitar) for our 9:15am contemporary worship service. This would include weekly rehearsals. Opportunities for children's music are also possible. (Posted on 5/30/19)

Director of Youth Ministry
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry who will provide dynamic leadership and oversight of the youth ministry of the church, including planning and implementing a program that will encourage youth to become disciples of Jesus Christ and leaders in the church. Some essential functions include: •Plan and organize the youth program to include spiritual formation and fostering of relationships through fellowship and service. •Recruit, train and supervise adult volunteers. •Develop youth to be leaders within the youth program and in the life of the church. •Encourage youth to be active participants in designing the youth program through the Youth Council. Bachelor's degree preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Point of contact is Pastor Ellen LaCroix Fillette @ elfillette@centreville-umc.org. (Posted on 5/28/19)

Director of Christian Discipleship
Wesley Memorial UMC, Charlottesville, is seeking a full-time Director of Christian Discipleship. For a full job description, please see https://wesleymumc.org/position-vacancies/ Please send applications to Rev. Isaac Collins, Lead Pastor, by June 23, 2019. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and two references. Email materials to pastorisaac@wesleymumc.org (Posted on 5/24/19)

Communications Director 
Wesley Memorial UMC, Charlottesville, is seeking an energetic individual, who will professionally and accurately communicate the message of the church in all relevant formats: print, electronic, internet and social media, and in using creative abilities, guide the church in new and effective ways of communicating. Part-time position. Benefits include paid holidays and vacation. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in some area of communications (journalism, marketing, electronic media) or the equivalent. 2. Professional or volunteer experience with a non-profit or service organization is highly desired. 3. Possess strong written and verbal communications skills. 4. Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Adobe Suite Products (especially InDesign). Internet proficiency including web site and social media. Basic knowledge of publication schedules and budget preparation. Please submit a letter of application with resume, a portfolio, 1-2 writing samples and references to: Rev. Isaac Collins, Lead Pastor. pastorisaac@wesleymumc.org by June 30, 2019. Position begins August 1, 2019. (Posted on 5/24/19)

Music Accompanist
Regester Chapel UMC, Stafford, is seeking applications for a Music Accompanist. The Music Accompanist shall be qualified to play both the piano and organ (desired to play both, piano is a must) for worship. The Music Accompanist shall be skilled in music, including performance and interpretation. This shall include a good knowledge of the function of music in the church service and ability to demonstrate its suitable interpretation. The Music Accompanist should be willing to keep abreast of modern trends in church music and participate in workshops and training events. Salary range is $10-12k. Contact Office@RegesterChapel.org for more information, a copy of Position Description and for any questions. POC is SPRC, Regester Chapel UMC, Stafford, Virginia. (Posted on 5/23/19)

Preschool Assistant Director
Westhampton UMC, Richmond, is seeking FT Assistant Director for nationally accredited, well-established, year-round, church-based preschool with approximately 200 students and programs for students 2-years through Kindergarten, an after-school program for school-aged children, and a satellite campus which partners with The Faison Center near Willow Lawn. Responsible for assisting the Director in executing the school's mission as a ministry of the church. Other responsibilities may include the management of teaching and support staff; administering daily school operations including adherence to state licensing regulations and national accreditation standards; and assisting with financial/budget management. Qualifications include bachelor's degree in early childhood development, education, or related field; teaching and administrative experience in preschool or related setting; ability to communicate with varied audiences; strong background in business practices; and willingness to continue church's mission within the school. Benefits available. For consideration, please submit a resume with cover letter describing your vision and philosophy of preschool education to Westhampton Day School Assistant Director Search, 6100 Patterson Ave., Richmond, VA 23226 or email sprc@westhamptonumc.org. (Posted on 5/23/19)

OTHER

Campus Minister
The Appalachian Wesley Foundation (NC) has an opening for a Campus minister. The Campus Minister is employed and authorized by the Board of Directors as the executive director to conduct the daily affairs of the Appalachian Wesley Foundation, oversee the use of its facility, assist the Wesley Board with fundraising, and supervise all employees, interns, staff and student leaders. The Campus Minister, as an appointed ordained elder and clergy staff member, has the authority to preach and teach the Word of God, to provide pastoral care and counsel, to administer the sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion, and to order the life of the campus ministry for service in mission and ministry on the campuses of Appalachian State University and Caldwell Community College (Watauga Campus). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply submit a cover letter, resume and at least three references on or before July 31, 2019: to Appalachian Wesley Foundation Search Committee, c/o Rev. Lory Beth Huffman, 471 New Market Blvd., Boone, NC 28607, or email search@appwesley.org (Posted on 6/28/19)

Program Coordinator, Randolph-Macon College
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, invites applications for a Program Coordinator, to support the Valuing the Voices in our Church program. Reporting to the Chaplain & Director of Church Relations, this position is a part-time, 10-hours per week role that is grant funded for one year with the possibility of funding for additional years. The Program Coordinator will be a key leader in helping Randolph-Macon College fulfill our responsibility to the Young Clergy Initiative of the United Methodist Church through the Valuing the Voices in our Church grant initiative. The Program Coordinator is responsible for recruiting high school participants and organizing registration for the Fall 2019 event on campus. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will create, plan, and moderate an online community. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and experience working with high school youth is required. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and possess excellent written and oral communication skills for interactions with church staff members, denominational offices, parents, high school students, and college mentors. Applicants will require the ability to facilitate discussion on the topic of Vocation, knowledge of the United Methodist Church structure and an active interest and participation in topics and groups affirming diversity. Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at http://bit.ly/rmc1193 click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. (Posted on 6/4/19)

 

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