Job Opportunities

The Virginia Conference posts job opportunities on its website, free of charge, for a maximum of two months. 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 

Financial Manager
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia.  Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.  We are seeking a part-time (15-20 hour workweek) Financial Manager to maintain the accounts payable, accounts receivable, contributions, and annual budget preparation.  The position oversees payroll preparation through our payroll company.  Proficiency in current financial software, QuickBooks and Microsoft Office is required.  Applicants must be able to keep detailed, accurate records, and maintain appropriate confidentiality.  The full job description and required application form are posted at our website:  warrentonumc.org.  Click on the “Employment” link.  Please download the required application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org.  Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 6/19/18)

Worship Leader (Music)
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia.  Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.  We are seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) Music Worship Leader to direct and lead our Praise Band and Praise Choirs, including the selection and arrangement of pieces. Training and experience in leading and directing instrumental and vocal music groups such as choirs, orchestras, and other musical venues is required as well as the ability to adapt and arrange music for different styles and instruments. The full job description and required application form are posted at our website:  warrentonumc.org.  Click on the “Employment” link.  Please download the required application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org.  Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 6/19/18)

Organist/Choirmaster
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia.  Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.  We are seeking a part-time (10 hours per week) Organist/Choirmaster to serve as our organist, direct and lead our Chancel and Handbell Choirs, including the selection and arrangement of pieces.  Training and experience leading and directing instrumental and vocal music groups such as choirs, orchestras, and other musical venues is required as well as the ability to adapt and arrange music for different styles and instruments. The full job description and required application form are posted at our website:  warrentonumc.org.  Click on the “Employment” link.  Please download the required application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org.  Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 6/19/18)

Janitor
Warrenton United Methodist Church is a thriving church located in the heart of Warrenton, Virginia.  Our mission is to be the Body of Christ for our community by glorifying God and guiding people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.  We are seeking a part-time (25 hours per week) Janitor to perform cleaning duties of our entire church building including the sanctuary, bathrooms, classrooms, hallways and kitchen.  The full job description and required application form are posted at our website:  warrentonumc.org.  Click on the “Employment” link.  Please download the required application form and send to SPRC@warrentonumc.org.  Warrenton United Methodist Church is located at 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA. (Posted on 6/19/18)

Director of the Weekday School
St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, Annandale, VA is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of the Weekday School. Our preschool program has been a successful outreach ministry of St. Matthew's United Methodist Church for decades. We are seeking a motivated, self-starter with experience in children's education and administration to direct and manage all operations associated with the church preschool. Candidates should have at minimum, a Bachelor's Degree, with a preference for Early Childhood Education or related field. This position is part time, 30 hours a week for 11 months of the year, August through June. The Weekday School provides a part-day educational program serving approximately 100 children. Our emphasis is on cultivating school preparedness, social and emotional intelligence, and Christian faith enrichment for children ages two through five. We believe that children of all backgrounds and faith are precious to God, and as such all children deserve a developmentally appropriate environment in which to learn and grow. More information can be found on the website: www.stmatthewsumc.org/employment-opportunities.  Please send a resume with cover letter to Angela Culbertson, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew's UMC at: Culbertsonangela801@gmail.com (Posted on 6/18/18)

Music Director
Fox Hill Central United Church, Hampton, has a job opening for a Music Director. The primary responsibilities are selecting and purchasing music for services, directing the choir and providing organ/piano or keyboard accompaniment for church services. Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) providing accompaniment at other church functions as requested by the pastor and for funerals and weddings. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To request an application please contact the church office at 757-851-2040 or by email at fhcumc@gmail.com. Church office hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm. (Posted on 6/13/18)

Director of Next Generation Ministries
Wesley United Methodist in Vienna, VA is looking for a passionate servant leader that will lead its vibrant children/youth ministries. As Director of Next Generation Ministries, the candidate will design and lead Wesley's programs for children and youth. This is a full-time position with minimum of 30 weekly working hours (includes Sunday duties), and the compensation will be commensurate with experience and education between $32,000-35,000. Health benefit and modest pension will be also provided. For detailed job description, click here (pdf). To apply, submit resume and faith statement to Pastor Kyungsuk Cho at kcho@wesleyvienna.org. Questions of all kinds are also welcome to the pastor. (Posted on 6/12/18)

Pianist /Accompanist
Round Hill UMC, Winchester, is seeking a part-time Pianist/Accompanist. The role of the pianist/accompaniment is to play for scheduled worship services and other occasions in support of the music ministry of the church. Expectation of attendance is for Sunday Worships Services, rehearsals with the choir or Praise Band and a few special services to include, for example, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Contact the church office at (540) 877-2317 or email office@roundhillum.org (Posted on 6/7/18)

Director of Youth Ministries
Round HIll UMC, WInchester, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries (DYM) reports to the Pastor for spiritual and ministry guidance. The Pastor, in cooperation with the Staff Parish Relations Committee, provides an annual evaluation of the DYM’s performance. This is a 12 month position. The general purpose of the position is to grow young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Contact the church office at (540) 877-2317 or email office@roundhillum.org (Posted on 6/7/18)

Youth Ministry Intern (part-time)
The Youth Ministry at Reveille UMC, Richmond, is looking for a thoughtful, energetic, and reliable intern with a strong desire for leading young people to a relationship with Jesus Christ. The Youth Ministry Intern will work alongside our Director of Youth Ministries to help the youth and families of our church feel supported and engaged. The duties of the position vary with the season and may include teaching and leading groups of teenagers, mission trip and event planning, and administrative support. The intern will be expected to use his or her own skills to the Glory of God in this position.  The ideal candidate will have completed high school and at least two years of college. Experience and educational background in ministry and/or adolescent development are a plus. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire. This is a part-time, non-exempt, hourly position without benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Specific dates and hours of employment are negotiable. Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Youth Ministries Ansley Higginbotham. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2018. (Posted on 6/7/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
New Beginnings United Methodist Church (www.newbeginningsumc.org), a medium-size (and growing) church in Boiling Springs, SC (near Spartanburg), is looking for their next Director of Youth Ministry. This person would work in partnership with the Pastor, Youth Council and Church Council to oversee ministry that meets the spiritual needs of youth, ages 12 -20 years, that attend New Beginnings as well as those in the community. The director will oversee weekly programming and special events, build relationships with youth outside the church walls, and recruit and equip a team of volunteers. The director should have a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to living and modeling a godly lifestyle inside and outside of church. S/he should have at least an associate’s degree, experience and maturity in youth ministry, and be a member of the United Methodist Church. This person should also have strong interpersonal skills with youth and adults and a general knowledge of diversity and skills to manage diversity.Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Chris.sasser@ministryarchitects.com. (Posted on 6/6/18)

Coordinator of Children's Music
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Eastern Goochland County, Virginia about six miles from Short Pump Town Center, is seeking a Coordinator of Children’s Music to recruit and rehearse children aged preschool through 5th grade to participate in one or more children’s choirs. These choirs will perform during worship services at least six times a year and may have a role in the Easter and Christmas musicals. The successful candidate will also provide music leadership during a one-week summer Vacation Bible School and may be asked to rehearse children on Sundays during Sunday School. Requirements include musical training or comparable experience, piano proficiency preferred, and knowledge of appropriate Christian music for children. This is a part time, $15/hour wage position with an expected average of 5 hours per week. This position reports to the Director of Contemporary Music. Interested applicants should submit a letter and resume to info@mystmattews.org.  Position starting date is August 1, 2018. (Posted on 6/5/18)

Pianist/Choir Director
Hopewell United Methodists Church in Chesterfield, Va. seeking pianist / choir director for small church. For information call 804-745-8773, between hours of 9:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m., Monday through Friday. (Posted on 6/2/18)

Executive Director of The Child Development Center at Timberlake UMC
Timberlake United Methodist Child Development Center, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for a self-motivated collaborative leader for a newly created Executive Director position. The ideal candidate must have strong leadership, written and verbal communication, technology, and budgeting skills. This candidate should have supervisory level experience in a childcare facility. Responsibilities will focus on ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education for more than 175 children, ages 6 weeks – middle school, year-round. The Executive Director will collaborate with three program directors to ensure successful operational management, including curriculum development, management of full and part time employees, legal and budgetary issues, and long-range planning for the Center with the goal of obtaining licensure with the Department of Social Services. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to June 15, 2018 to Mr. Tim Blanks, c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 5/31/18)

Program Directors of The Child Development Center at Timberlake UMC
Timberlake United Methodist Child Development Center is seeking three self-motivated and collaborative leaders for its three Program Director positions. The ideal candidates must have strong leadership ability, written and verbal communication skills, and dedication to being a team player. Candidates should have supervisory level experience in a childcare facility.  Responsibilities will focus on ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education for the more than 175 children, ages 6 weeks to middle school, year-round. Each director will oversee one of three age categories: infant & toddler, pre-school, and school age. The Program Directors will work in collaboration with the Center’s Executive Director to ensure successful operational management, including curriculum development, lesson planning, supervision, and management of full and part time employees for their age-level programs. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to June 15, 2018 to Mr. Tim Blanks, c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 5/31/18)

Director of Church and Community Engagement 
Washington Street UMC, Alexandria, VA, is seeking a Director of Church and Community Engagement to oversee and develop the participation of servants into the life and ministry of the church and its involvement in the community. This position will be focused on the work of identifying, equipping, and scheduling members of the church in servant positions throughout the ministry, from children’s and youth ministry leaders, to adult small group facilitators, to serving in external community focused ministries. A successful candidate will be called to this ministry, and share in the vision of the church to create a space for all to know God's love. Experience leading educational, small group, and/or community focused ministries is desired; some seminary or ministry education is preferred. This is a part-time job, averaging 10-15 hours per week, with the desire to grow this into a full-time position. Budgeted funds are available for continuing educational opportunities and professional expenses. You can download the full job description at https://wst.church/DCCE. Those interested in applying can send inquiry, or cover letters and resumes to hr@wsumc.com. (Posted on 5/31/18)

Church Preschool Director and Teacher
Bethel UMC, Lanacaster, is hiring a director and a teacher for Bethel Preschool. $16 - $20 per hour will be paid for the director, while $15 - $18 will be paid for the teacher.  The exact amount will be determined by the level of expertise of the applicant who is hired for the position. Applicants need to submit their applications via beumcva@gmail.com. The application due date is June 15. Bethel UMC and Bethel Preschool is located at 142 Old Bethel Rd., Lancaster, VA 22503 (Posted on 5/31/18)

Church Nursery Director
Duncan Memorial UMC, a mid-size United Methodist church in Ashland VA, is seeking a part-time supervisor for the church nursery, to include nursery staff supervision. Seeking a professional with experience in childcare and leadership skills. Sunday work is required with an average work week of approximately 6 hours at $13 per hour. Resumes should be sent to: Rev. Joshua McCauley at pastorjosh@duncanmemorialumc.org. Position description available upon request. (Posted on 5/21/18)

Church Nursery Attendant
Duncan Memorial UMC, a mid-size United Methodist church in Ashland VA, is seeking a part-time church Nursery Attendant. Seeking an individual with experience in childcare. Sunday work is required with an average work week of approximately 4 hours at $12 per hour. Resumes should be sent to: Rev. Joshua McCauley at pastorjosh@duncanmemorialumc.org. Position description available upon request. (Posted on 5/21/18)

Accompanist
Music person needed part time at Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen, VA (Richmond suburb). Our church is looking for an organist or pianist to accompany our choir and congregation during Sunday morning worship services. Additional duties will include leading choir rehearsals once a week, rehearsing and performing at special services (e.g. Easter, Christmas) and right of first refusal at other services (e.g. weddings, funerals). The successful candidate will also help the pastor choose music for worship services. Position available immediately. Inquiries, resumes, references, and salary requirements should be emailed to the pastor at BarbaraLewis@vaumc.org or mailed to the church c/o Staff Parish Relations Committee, Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Greenwood UMC is on the web at www.gumcva.org and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gumcva/. (Posted on 5/21/18)

Director of Discipleship
Sterling United Methodist Church is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Discipleship. The Director of Discipleship oversees and coordinates people’s introduction and integration into the community of faith to grow discipleship in line with Sterling UMC ‘s strategic vision of transforming lives through Jesus Christ. This position will help people connect to the life of the church and to shepherd newcomers towards a path of discipleship, including but not limited to following up with first time visitors, following up with and connecting newcomers to ministries in the church, and guiding newcomers and visitors into membership and small group discipleship opportunities. For more information, please go to www.sterlingumc.org and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description or click here to download a pdf. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 5/18/18)

Director of Youth Ministries
Sterling UMC, a mid-sized church, 35 miles west of Washington, DC and near Dulles Airport, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This position 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 Youth Ministries will be responsible for leading small groups and planning additional events throughout the year. For more information, please go to www.sterlingumc.org and click on "about us" and "job openings" for the full position description. Or click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@sterlingumc.org. (Posted on 5/17/18)

Director of Ministries with Youth or
Director of Youth/Young Adult Ministries
Windsor Hills United Methodist Church, Roanoke, is seeking a part-time Director of Ministries with Youth (10 hours per week) or a half-time Director of Youth/Young Adult Ministries (20 hours per week) that would include both youth (6th-12th grades) and Young Adults (18-30 years of age). The decision will be determined by the gifts, talents and availability of our best candidate. We are seeking a candidate who loves the Lord and young people and who is passionate about connecting one to the other.  Necessary skills include organization, leading and teaching, and working independently and interdependently. A strong knowledge and commitment to United Methodist theology is a must. To see the job descriptions, go to www.windsorhillsumc.org (or see links above) and to apply, send a cover letter and resume to DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (Posted on 5/16/18)

Church Preschool Assistant-to-the-Director
The preschool at Heritage UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an assistant to the director. (9 months contract beginning August 22, 2018 + 3 weeks in summer of 2019)Work week is Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  B.A./B.S.in Early Childhood Education preferred or CDA plus experience commensurate with this education. Mission:  To serve God and the young child as a mission of Heritage United Methodist Church; to provide a nurturing preschool environment in which the young child feels loved, respected, and valued; to act as Director in her absence; to plan with the Director to accommodate the needs of the school in regard to Program implementation, Facility Maintenance, Computer Operations, Staff, Parents, and Children while acting in accordance with Christian faith principles and the policies of HUM Preschool.  If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to heritagepreschool@yahoo.com (Posted on 5/14/18)

Worship Leader
Restoration Church, Reston, is seeking a Worship Leader. This position reports directly to the Campus Pastor. The Worship Leader 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 weekly worship for Restoration. The Worship Leader makes assignments and reviews work of volunteers in such areas as scoring, arranging, copying music and vocal coaching. Applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. it is posted on the Restoration website: http://restorationreston.org/employment/ (Posted on 5/11/18)

Worship Musician/Accompanist
Bonsack UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Worship Musician/Accompanist. This person shall be responsible for playing piano and/or organ for worship during Sunday morning service which consists of a blend of both traditional and contemporary music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume, letter of interest including salary expectations and contact information to: Randy McMillen, pastor@bonsackumc.org (Posted on 5/11/18)

Director of Music Ministry
Bonsack UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry. This person shall be a person of faith who will support the church’s mission statement and values. Individual will: • Select/provide guidance/direct the music and rehearsals for the groups, ensembles and soloists who provide service and worship music on Sunday mornings. • Coordinate and rehearse two “specials” each Sunday (one traditional and one contemporary—which will include a variety of groups, ensembles and soloists). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume, letter of interest including salary expectations and contact information to: Randy McMillen, pastor@bonsackumc.org (Posted on 5/11/18)

Childcare Provider
Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Downtown Washington DC is seeking to hire a part-time Childcare Provider to work approximately 4 hours per week. Some of the main responsibilities will be: providing activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving appropriate to the developmental levels of children, teaching Sunday School, supporting the social and emotional development of children in a faith development context, and leading and serving alongside volunteers from the congregation. For more details click here (pdf). This position can also be seen on the church website at http://mvpumc.org/work-with-us/. If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to lee@mvpumc.org (Posted on 5/11/18)

Organist
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time church organist. The organist will play on Sundays for our two traditional worship services, as the accompanist to our adult choirs, and as part of the church orchestra. The organist will also attend various rehearsals and play at times for funerals and weddings. Our organ is a Casavant Opus 3587, three manual, fifty rank pipe organ installed in 1985. For more details click here for a detailed job description (pdf). This position can also be seen on the church website at http://www.vbumc.org under the “Open Positions” link. If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to jobs@vbumc.org (Posted on 5/10/18)

Church Administrator
Pender United Methodist Church, a vibrant mid-size church in Fairfax, Virginia is seeking a Church Administrator to resource and give leadership to our administrative committees and staff. A successful candidate will be called to this ministry and can demonstrate training and experience with church administrative procedures, policies, goal execution, staff supervision, and data base management. This is a full-time position as a member of a talented ministry staff. Please contact church.office@Penderumc.org (Posted on 5/9/18)

Financial Assistant
Centenary UMC, Portsmouth, VA, is seeking a Financial Assistant. Part-time 16-20 hours/week. Knowledge and experience in accounting required. Experience with financial systems preferred. Centenary United Methodist Church, 3313 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth, VA. 23703. Call Pam Kelly at 757-484-7158 or email pamkelly1@verizon.net or call church office at 757-484-5051. (Posted on 5/9/18)

Director of Youth Ministry
Thalia United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach is seeking a servant leader passionate about discipleship to grow and lead a diverse group of young people. The ideal candidate will have a sound biblical foundation and bring a high level of energy, professionalism, and creativity to bear on reaching and serving the youth of our community. Important skills include a sense of accountability, interpersonal and electronic-social media communications skills, and team building with people of all ages. Candidate should be adept at planning, organizing events and programs, volunteer recruitment and coordination, faith development and application of Bible teachings to daily life. Experience in youth ministry desired. Email resumes to pastor@thaliaumc.org (Posted on 5/8/18)

Director of Traditional Music
St. Matthew’s United Methodist, located in Eastern Goochland County, Virginia about six miles from Short Pump Town Center, is seeking a Director of Traditional Music to provide worship leadership each Sunday for one service, for special services during Lent and for Christmas Eve, and for funerals and weddings as requested by the Pastor.  The Director of Traditional Music will be responsible for recruiting and rehearsing an adult Sanctuary Choir who will perform regularly throughout the year.  The Director of Traditional Music will collaborate with our Director of Contemporary Music to produce an Easter and Christmas special music program.  This is a part time, twelve month salaried position reporting to the Pastor.    Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in music or comparable experience, experience directing a Sanctuary Choir, piano, organ and vocal proficiency, knowledge of sound system operation, and ability to learn church worship software.  Interested applicants should submit a letter and resume to info@mystmatthews.org.  Position starting date is August 1, 2018. (Posted on 5/7/18)

Serve Ministries Director
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Service Ministries Director. The primary purpose of this position is to lead the church in servant ministry and to continually raise the value of service within the Floris congregation and in the community. As Floris grows in three main focus areas (Worship, Grow, and Serve), the Serve Ministries Director will be responsible for executing Floris’ strategic vision for transformation through service both within the church and through outreach in the community by managing the programmatic and operational aspects of Serve Ministries. The Serve Ministries Director will ensure that the value of serving will be fully integrated across all Floris ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applications can be submitted to Employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 5/3/18)

Youth Director
New Life Church in Midlothian, VA, is searching for a Youth Director to lead a growing Youth Ministry to serve youth in grades 6-12. The Director will provide Christian-based, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. Responsibilities include partnering and collaborating with church staff and ministry teams, and providing leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Communication with youth and parents is essential to the success and growth of the ministry. Come join us as we help grow and nurture our youth as disciples of Jesus Christ. This is a part-time position (50 hours/month). To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry, go to https://www.newlifeumc.org/jobs. Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume. (Posted on 5/3/18)

Executive Director
Old Bridge UMC, Woodbridge, is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for effectively managing the outreach and administrative operations of the church. Specifically, the Executive Director will help the Lead Pastor formulate and execute a plan to make disciples for Jesus. The Executive Director will oversee non-appointed staff, business operations, facilities management, expansion of lay ministries, outreach, connections and missions for OBUMC. Qualifications: Must have experience with managing organizations and people. A bachelor's degree or higher is strongly preferred. Experience making and executing growth plans is preferred, as is experience with developing sales and marketing plans for a church, non-profit, or other organization. The Executive Director should be a competent user of technology, especially MS office products, and Photoshop. Experience with church CRM software is highly valued. This is a non-appointed, non-ordained position. Job description can be obtained by sending an email to Churchoffice@oldbridgechurch.org. (Posted on 5/1/18)

Director of Music and Creative Arts 
St. Luke’s UMC, Hickory, North Carolina: Seeking full-time Director of Music and Creative Arts for a vibrant church and congregation of 600 active members. Implement the Music program for two weekly worship services, and special services as necessary. Direct adult and youth choirs, as well as oversee accompanist, handbell, children’s choir and art and drama program. Lead the Crossflame community youth choir, including develop program, conduct rehearsals, raise funding, communicate with parents, and plan and execute annual summer trip. Develop and manage annual Music Ministry budget, and supervise one full-time Music Assistant. Maintain music library, equipment, robes, files, and other administration related to Music Director’s role. Bachelor’s degree in related field, three years of experience in Music Ministry or similar role preferred, with strong organizational, planning, supervision, and interpersonal skills. Position opens December 2018; applications requested by July 31. Salary commensurate with education and experience. To apply, please submit resume with cover letter and three references to Church Administrator, St. Luke’s UMC, 52 16th Avenue NW, Hickory NC 28601 or e-mail to Administrator@slumc.org (Posted on 4/30/18)

Children's Program Director
Ginter Park United Methodist Church in Northside Richmond is seeking to hire a part-time Children's Program Director to work up to 15 hours per week. Some of the main responsibilities will be: Working with children to provide regular, exciting and vibrant programs, reaching out to the neighborhood and beyond to attract new children, Teaching Sunday School and assisting the Christian Educator with Vacation Bible School, and Recruiting, equipping and inspiring volunteers. We are looking for someone who loves children with a Christian passion. The age range of children will be mainly elementary and middle school. Please submit resumes electronically to Rev. Dr. Dennis C. Lipke at dlipke@ginterparkumc.org or by mail to 1010 West Laburnum Ave, Richmond VA 23227. The closing date for receiving resumes is May 15, 2018. (Posted on 4/25/18)

Children’s Choir Director
Overview: Messiah United Methodist Church (MUMC) in Springfield, VA, announces an opening for a Children’s Choir Director. MUMC is a vibrant faith community located in the heart of West Springfield, with strong support for the music program. We are seeking a choral professional to guide our children’s choirs as they share the good news of Jesus Christ through song. The Director must see this position as a ministry to and with the people of MUMC.  Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in music, experience leading children’s choirs, understanding of appropriate vocal technique and repertoire for children’s choirs, piano proficiency preferred. Time Commitment: 10 hours per week. The Children’s Choir Director will lead rehearsals on Sunday mornings and one other weeknight each week. The Children’s Choirs will offer music during worship monthly. Additionally, the Children’s Choir Director may prepare the children for possible special offerings such as a children’s musical or music at Christmas and Easter. Salary: This position is 10 months per year, September through June. $10,000 annual compensation. To express interest in this position and to view the complete position description, please contact Jessica Irish, Director of Music Ministries, at jirish@messiahumc.org. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Mrs. Irish. Cover letters/resumes will be considered through May 31, 2018. Messiah United Methodist Church is located at 6215 Rolling Road, West Springfield, VA, 22152. (Posted on 4/25/18) 

Organ and Piano Accompanist
River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, has an opening for a part time (8 hours a week) Organ and Piano Accompanist. Responsibilities include providing organ and/or piano accompaniment at the 11:00 worship service and a weekly choir rehearsal. The organ at River Road UMC is a Wicks Pipe Organ (1960), rebuilt by Lewis and Hitchcock (2000) with 3 manuals and has recently been refurbished. Applicants should submit interest and resume to Rev. Darcey Johnson, by phone or email to River Road United Methodist Church, 8800 River Road, Richmond, VA. 23229, darcey@riverroadumc.org (Posted on 4/24/18)

Director of Children's Ministry, Part-Time
Raleigh Court UMC, Roanoke, is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry. This person will be an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for working with people of all ages and a strong ability to direct and delegate a corps of volunteers. This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education (preferred: Bachelor's degree), and experience required to work successfully with church leadership, the children’s ministry, and church members. Furthermore, s/he will be able to develop, implement, and oversee children’s programs in support of the ministry of RCUMC. This position will be part of the church staff and will work closely with the Senior Pastor and other staff and volunteer leaders to develop this very important ministry of our church. Please submit resumes to Sarah Stephens at saraholstephens@gmail.com. (Posted on 4/23/18)

Discipleship Director
New Life UMC, Midlothian VA, is seeking a Discipleship Director who will lead in the process of making disciples of Jesus Christ of New Life’s children, youth and adults through the intentional creation of ministries that help individuals grow in faith.  Applicants should exhibit a deep faith, have experience in casting vision, organizing ministries, supervising volunteers, and a passion for facilitating ongoing spiritual growth. Previous professional experience on a church staff and in successfully working on a team is desired. Responsibilities include planning programs and creating environments conducive to learning. The Discipleship Director will develop intentional pathways that build meaningful relationships and create opportunities to learn, serve and grow. In addition, this position will include developing opportunities based on age and stage of life and Christian maturity for individual, small group and large group learning, service and witness. New Life Church is a vibrant community of believers, founded in 1997, to help bring families closer to a life with Christ. Our passion is to reach the growing residential communities of Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties and beyond and to engage those far from God by putting faith into practice through mission and ministry. This is a part time position (20 hours/week) to include Sunday worship times.  To access the full job summary and to express your interest in this exciting ministry opportunity, go to  https://www.newlifeumc.org/jobs.  Once on our website, you may submit a letter of interest and resume.  (Posted on 4/23/18)

Director of Traditional Worship 
Deep Creek Church in Chesapeake is a growing Mid-Size Church seeking a Traditional Music Director to help us energize out Traditional Worship Service. Skills: • Works creatively, thinks strategically, and moves ministries forward.• Practices team-based leadership. • Contributes to a staff and church “strengths-based” environment. • Exhibits strong relational skills with people of all ages and situations. • Spirit filled worship leader. • Possesses exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Click here for a detailed job description I(pdf). Please send resume and references to pastor@deepcreekumc.org (Posted on 4/19/18)

Program Director 
Deep Creek Church located in Chesapeake VA is a growing Mid-Size Church and we are seeking a creative out of the box thinking Program Director.  Skills: • Works creatively, thinks strategically, and moves ministries forward. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Maintains familiarity with current Christian education curriculum for all age levels. • Exhibits strong relational skills with people of all ages and situations. • Is proficient in Microsoft Office; knowledge of desktop publishing and video editing software a plus. • Possesses exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills.• Demonstrates good work habits including initiative, punctual, and regular attendance, efficient use of time, promptness in meeting deadlines, dependability and the ability to “think outside the box.” Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred but not required. Previous experience preferred but not required. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resume and references to: Mike Plasters at pastor@deepcreekumc.org (Posted on 4/19/18)

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Director of Community Cultivation 
The Pace Center for Campus and Community Ministries at VCU is beginning the second year of its relaunch and is excited to be hiring a Director of Community Cultivation to expand on the programs that gained such traction in year one. The Pace Center developed opportunities on VCU’s Campus for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds to gather, eat, and share with one another. The goal of these gatherings were for the participants to have a space to share their stories, learn from those with whom they may not regularly engage, and begin to discover their unique purpose in serving their community. The Director of Community Cultivation will be responsible for continuing to create platforms for students to develop a communal space focused on relationship building and servant leadership. Areas of focus for the upcoming year will include addressing food insecurity on campus as well as the lack of interdisciplinary, interfaith, and interracial engagement on campus. It will be vital for this position to develop partnerships with students, student organizations, VCU administration, and community partners. The Director of Community Cultivation will receive training in Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) in order to assist in program development. Some duties of the position include: Continuing listening campaign of the VCU Campus. Recruiting and organizing students for the 2nd Annual Multi-Cultural Thanksgiving and ongoing Community Conversations. Supporting the Director in developing opportunities for students to engage in the greater Richmond area. Developing and administering a database of interested parties and participants for each event. Seeking grant funding for programs as they develop. Currently, this position is being funded as a part-time position for 15-30hrs a week. However, there is a significant chance the position will develop into a full-time position in the coming months as community partnerships develop. The Pace Center is a ministry sponsored by the United Methodist Church to the greater Virginia Commonwealth University community. It is located in the heart of VCU’s campus in Richmond, Virginia. Applicants should send resumes and cover letters to the Pace Director, Rev. Katie B. Gooch at paceumcm@gmail.com. (Posted on 6/8/18)

Campus Minister and Director
The Wesley Foundation at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia (IGNITEnorfolk). The Students and Board of Directors of the Wesley Foundation at Old Dominion are prayerfully searching for a new director to lead the ministry to serve the students and campus of ODU. Serving a diverse campus of over 20,000 students and with strong roots in the Norfolk community, there is an abundance of unique and creative ministry potential for the next director at IGNITEnorfolk (the name of the Wesley Foundation at ODU). The campus ministry’s focus is upon embodying God’s love through mission and service, worship and discipleship. We are seeking a campus minister enthusiastic about serving with and strengthening this ministry that is truly for all students. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit a resume, including at least 3 references, along with a cover letter describing your interest in campus ministry, and this position specifically to info@ignitenorfolk.org. For any questions, please contact Rev. Max Blalock, mwblalock@wm.edu or 757-634-7406. Resumes are being accepted now and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Desired start date is July 31, 2018. (Posted on 5/22/18)


Summer Camp Leaders
Crestfield Camp & Conference Center www.CrestfieldCC.org is now hiring Summer Leaders. Crestfield Camp & Conference Center is a year-round Christian camp and retreat center located in Slippery Rock, PA, about an hour north of Pittsburgh, PA. We proudly offer competitive pay, board & housing for all Summer Leaders positions. Most positions last from June 1st - July 27th, 2018. Some opportunities extend a full 12 weeks (May 21st - August 11th). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information or to submit a cover letter or resume, email us at JOBS@CrestfieldCC.org today. (Posted on 5/16/18)

Summer Camp Positions
Camp Overlook, Keezletown, VA, is seeking Overnight Camp Counselors, Lifeguards, and an Arts and Crafts Director. Are you a Christian college student pursuing a career in education, social work, pediatric medicine, special education, or other child/youth-centered field? Embark on a summer ADVENTURE that will change your life, and the lives of children and youth, forever! Spend a summer sharing your faith AND gaining invaluable experience with young people in elementary, middle, and high school. It's a powerful and meaningful way to make your summer count in both your faith life and your professional goals. Overlook is seeking overnight camp counselors, lifeguards, and a summer Arts and Crafts Director. Contact Kelli for more details: 540-269-2267 / CampOverlook@gmail.com  Download an application from our website (www.campoverlook.org) (Posted on 5/8/18)

SEEKING POSITION

Position in Christian Education
Archana Samuel, an international student from India at Union Presbyterian Seminary, will be graduating with a Masters in Christian Education. She is seeking a position in Christian Education at a United Methodist church. Dedicated servant with over 17 years in ministry as missionary, teacher, preacher, trainer, mentor and church minister who has a passion for shepherding individuals and congregations to Christ.  Motivated and caring professional with strong academic background along with a hard-working nature bent on accomplishing ministerial goals and serving the community.  Click here to view her resume (pdf). Click here to view her cover letter (pdf). (Posted on 5/7/18)

Assistant to Pastor, Youth Director, Church Leadership
Raja Samuel "Sam" Rajaratnam is an international candidate from India and graduated with Master of Theology (Th. M.) from Union Presbyterian Seminary in 2016. Currently he is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) program at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Va. He is seeking job at a United Methodist church to serve in the following capacities - as an Assistant to the Pastor or Youth Director or Campus Minister/Coordinator or Chaplain or Program Developer. Click here to view his resume (pdf). Click here to view a cover letter(pdf). (Posted on 5/7/18)

 

 

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