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


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

CONFERENCE POSITIONS

Administrative Assistant
The Virginia Conference, Glen Allen, VA, is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant. This role is responsible for providing administrative support to the Associate Director of Serving of the Virginia Conference. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for scheduling and offering meeting support appropriately. Must be proficient at formatting and writing documents, developing, and distributing meeting materials, facilitating travel arrangements, and creating and maintaining expense reports and budgets. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Email resume and cover letter to jobs@gcfa.org (Posted on 9/21/21)

DISTRICT POSITIONS

Administrative Assistant
The Bi-District (Alexandria and Arlington Districts) of The United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant. This position provides administrative and clerical services in support of the work of the District and serves as a primary interface between the District office, the pastors and members of the local churches. The position also involves simple accounts payable work. Persons applying should have excellent communication skills, good attention to detail and be comfortable working as part of a team. Salary range is $40-$50 K depending on experience. Some flexibility around work schedule is possible. Find a detailed position description HERE. Interested parties can email their resume and cover letter to: NovaDistrictJobs@vaumc.org. (Posted on 10/11/21)

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Director of Youth Ministries
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church in Springfield is looking for a Director of Youth Ministries to plan, coordinate and lead all aspects of the ministry program for youth grades seven through twelve. This includes developing disciples through a comprehensive approach that involves mission opportunities, relationship building and outreach, while serving as spiritual leader, mentor and role model. The Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for encouraging youth to develop a relationship with Christ, nurturing their spiritual growth and challenging them to respond to God’s call to serve the church, the community, and the world. For a complete job description, please click HERE. Applicants should email their resume and cover letter to admin@sydenstrickerumc.org. (Posted on 10/19/21)

Youth Director
Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church, Newport News, is seeking a creative, experienced, team player with demonstrated leadership skills serving Chestnut’s youth between the ages of 11-18. Current group size is approximately 15 individuals. The successful candidate needs to have spiritual maturity, and a passion for making Jesus known through teaching of the Bible and entertaining activities. The goal is to build strong relationships, and create Christian based, United Methodist based, curriculum and opportunities for our youth. This is a part time salary position consisting of 10-15 hours per week, primarily on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested individuals should submit resumes to via mail or email to: Chestnut Memorial UMC, 1024 Harpersville Rd, Newport News, VA 23601 OR secr@chestnut.hrcoxmail.com, Attention: Bob Baker (Posted on 10/18/21)

Pianist/Accompanist
Trinity UMC, Smithfield, VA, is searching for a piano accompanist to accompany weekly choir rehearsals, play for the 11:00 service, and occasionally fill in at other the 8:30 or 9:30 services. This position will include regular collaboration with the Director of Music in preparation for all choral music, seasonal programs and special church events. The salary range for this position is $12,000 – $16,000. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please email your resume to music@mytrinity.org (Posted on 10/18/21)

Director of Music and Worship
Christ Crossman UMC is searching for half-time Director of Music and Worship with responsibility for nurturing the worshiping life and experience of a small and growing progressive congregation in the City of Falls Church, Virginia. Reflecting a blended style of worship (both traditional and contemporary), this person will work with a multi-generational choir and praise team to support the theme and flow of weekly services and other seasonal/special events. They will support the church’s vision of welcoming all to worship, grow, and serve together by engaging team members and congregants in their discipleship with Christ and love of God and others through the medium of music. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit requested materials to office@christcrossman.org. (Posted on 10/18/21)

Student Ministries Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a part-time Student Ministries Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to support the Student Ministries programs of Floris UMC, providing administrative support and coordination of process to the Student Ministries area. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resumes to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 10/15/21)

Worship Leader
Restoration Church – Loudoun, a multi-site location of Floris UMC, is seeking a part-time Worship Leader. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Worship Leader for Restoration Church – Loudoun (“Restoration”). This position reports directly to the Campus Pastor. The Worship Leader is responsible for collaborating with the Pastor on the execution of a “modern traditional” worship experience for Restoration that can weave traditional and modern aspects of worship into intentionally planned, spirit led worship activities. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please submit resumes to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 10/15/21)

Director of Youth Ministries
Blacksburg United Methodist Church in Blacksburg, VA is hiring a Director of Youth Ministries. The Youth Director (YD) is the overall administrator for a comprehensive and consistent youth program for middle and high school students and their families. Recognizing the different services and the different worshiping communities across both campuses of Blacksburg UMC, the YD will intentionally work to serve all youth and families in a collaborative way. Also, the YD is responsible for all other appropriate duties and responsibilities which may be assigned as changes occur or develop. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). You can also find the job posted on indeed.com. You may also send a resume to sprc@blacksburgumc.org (Posted on 10/13/21)

Director of Youth Ministries
Braddock Street United Methodist Church, Winchester, VA, is looking for a Director of Youth Ministries. This is a full-time position with a great church and great staff team. Contact kirk@braddockstreetumc.org for a full job description, or go to indeed.com. Our website is braddockstreetumc.org. (Posted on 10/12/21)

Pianist/Accompanist
First United Methodist Church Fox Hill, 1 Salt Pond Road, Hampton, VA  has an opening for a part-time (6 hours per week) Pianist/Accompanist.  The principle function of this job is to provide keyboard accompaniment for a traditional worship service on Sunday morning, special services, and for weekly Chancel Choir rehearsals.  This position will include regular collaboration with the Director of Music in preparation for all choral music, seasonal programs and special church events.  To apply email your resume to: working@firstumcfoxhill.org (Posted on 10/11/21)

Director of Children & Family Ministries
Fuquay-Varina UMC, Fuquay-Varina, NC, is seeking a Director of Children & Family Ministries. In the great venn diagram of churches, Fuquay-Varina UMC sits in a unique position — it is a thriving church family that has been leading and serving its community for well over 100 years and at the same time is much like a mature church-plant having made a significant transformation and relocation in the early 2000s. This is a church with a great deal of history, and also a great deal of potential energy ready to be deployed to serve a fast-growing and diverse town. Two new families a day are moving into our neighborhood, and just to our south, we are expecting 15,000 new neighbors in the next decade. Our community needs our church to thrive, to develop leaders, and to send people out into all the places we live, work, and play to care and serve. And, our church needs you to come help be a part of this awesome work. The great news is that you will not be starting from scratch or going it alone! We have a vibrant children’s ministry and preschool that are shepherding young disciples and training up the next generation of worshippers and worship leaders. We have incredible volunteers and parents that are committed and passionate about children’s ministry even in a post-covid world. This ministry hands the baton to a fantastic youth ministry built on a small group model. We would love for you to come and join us, help us develop into better shepherds and equip our team to go tackle the next 100 years partnering with families from the heart of Fuquay-Varina. The two fastest growing demographics in our community are young parents with young kids — and their parents who are moving here to be near grandkids. There is an incredible opportunity for you to help us welcome them, care for and connect their families, and come alongside them through the ups and downs of parenting. But wait there’s more — you will also join a staff team that really loves what they do, that’s got each other’s backs, and that laughs together often. Click here for a detailed job description. Submit Cover Letter and Resume to: jobs@fvumc.org (Posted on 10/11/21)

Accompanist
Grace United Methodist Church,  Manassas, Virginia is seeking a part time accompanist for three of its choirs: a youth choir (6th-12th grade singers), a women’s ensemble and the Chancel Choir. The position requires 2 rehearsals on Sunday late afternoon and a Wednesday night rehearsal in addition to an 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning worship service.  The time requirement is approximately 7.25 hours a week and is for the time period September-June. There are occasional special events such as talent shows, spring concerts, etc. The position requires medium to advanced piano skills and a spiritual commitment to both church life and church music.  Any interested candidate should contact the Rev. Milton Rodgers, Minister of Music and Organist, at mrodgers@umcgrace.org. (Posted on 10/7/21)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Great Bridge United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, is a growing and kingdom-minded church seeking to hire a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join our team and oversee all ministry and programming for children ages nursery – 5th grade, including but not limited to: Sunday Mornings (Nursery Care, Sunday School Children’s Worship and Children’s Church; Wednesday Night Ignite, VBS Programming (Typically in July), and Special events (Monthly Family Fun Nights, Easter Egg Hunt, Christmas Eve Family Service, etc.). Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to timcraig@greatbridgeumc.com (Posted on 10/7/21)

Director of Children’s Ministries (full- or part-time)
Reveille UMC, Richmond, is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries to plan, coordinate, and lead ministries related to our children (birth to fifth grade) and their families. Experience leading ministries for children and familiarity with United Methodist theology are required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The ability to recruit, lead, and empower teams of volunteers is essential. Strong planning, organizational, and communication skills are required. A successful background check is required prior to hire. We welcome applications from candidates seeking full-time or part-time employment. Interested? Visit https://reveilleumc.org/jobs/ for more information including a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, admindirector@reveilleumc.org. (Posted on 10/6/21)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Light of Christ UMC, Charlotte, NC, is seeking a part-time Children’s Director. Children’s Ministry is an essential part of Light of Christ Church, working with the Lead Pastor and Children’s Ministry volunteers to lead the congregation in genuine and faithful discipleship of children, birth through fifth grade. The ultimate goal is to teach and create worship and service opportunities which encourage children to know and serve God, by following Jesus. To lead this essential ministry, skill with recruiting, leading, and empowering teams of volunteers is key. Collaboration with Children’s Ministry volunteers is necessary to ensure congregational ownership and vital, growing ministry with children. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should provide a resume and cover letter to locumc@locumc.org by October 15, 2021. (Posted on 10/1/21)

Administrative Assistant
The Vine UMC in Dunn Loring, VA is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to help us accomplish our mission by managing the front office, schedule building use, input data, prepare weekly reports, and be a warm and welcoming presence in the front office. The applicant will use available technology and social media to maintain connection among the church members. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Email resume to pastorkatie@thevineva.org. (Posted on 9/30/21)

Preschool Director
Fairlington UMC Preschool Director, Alexandria, VA:  The Fairlington Preschool Board of Directors announces job opening for Fairlington Preschool Director.  Go to www.fairlingtonumc.org for job announcement and directions for applying for the position.  No phone calls please. (Posted on 9/28/21)

Administrative Assistant
Ramsey Memorial UMC, Richmond District, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (25 hours per week). We look forward to welcoming someone who is Christ-centered and mission-enthused; understanding that Christ’s love is meant to be shared, not kept inside the church building. They will help us accomplish our mission by coordinating and scheduling church ministry for our local church groups and the many missional groups and organizations beyond the church that use our facilities. The applicant will use available technology and social media to maintain connection among the church members. The applicant acts as a liaison, sharing information between the community and the church. Because we are a bi-lingual faith community, this position requires the candidate be fluent in Spanish and English. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit a cover letter and resume to Melanie Hewes, SPPRC Chair at mmhewes@verizon.net or Melanie Hewes, c/o Ramsey Memorial UMC, P.O. Box 75655, North Chesterfield, VA 23236. (Posted on 9/28/21)

Director of Music and Worship Ministries
Main Street UMC, Suffolk, is seeking a Director of Music and Worship Ministries. The Director works directly with the Pastor to provide a unified, meaningful and positive worship experience to the congregation, both in-person and virtually. The Director serves the church as a professional musician and works closely with the entire staff and all involved in worship planning, design and implementation. The Director is principally responsible for directing and coordinating the music ministry. The Director of Music and Worship Ministries at Main Street United Methodist Church, Suffolk VA, is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours per week. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Any applicants can submit their resumes to richmeiser@vaumc.org (Posted on 9/27/21)

Organist/Accompanist
Main Street UMC, Suffolk, is seeking an Organist/Accompanist who serves the church as a professional musician and works with the Director of Music Ministries to provide a unified, meaningful and positive worship experience for the congregation, both in-person and virtually. The Organist/Accompanist is a sincere follower of Jesus Christ and has a heart for the entire worship experience. The Organist/Accompanist is a part-time position of approximately 10 hours per week. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Any applicants can submit their resumes to richmeiser@vaumc.org (Posted on 9/27/21)

Part-Time Children’s Director
Larchmont United Methodist Church in Norfolk, VA is seeking a part-time (12 hours/week) Children’s Director to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our children and their families. This will include but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services, coordinating Children’s Sunday School, organizing Special seasonal Events (such as Advent/Christmas and Lent/Easter programs, and Vacation Bible School), recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. For a complete Job Description, interested candidates should direct questions or send a resume and cover letter to Rev. Fran Cooper, francooper@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/22/21)

Nursery Worker
Larchmont United Methodist Church in Norfolk, VA is seeking Nursery staff for Sunday mornings, 8:30 – 11:30 am. Recommendations, childcare experience, and background check will be required. Interested candidates should direct questions and request application by email to Rev. Fran Cooper, francooper@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/22/21)

Part-Time Youth Director
Larchmont United Methodist Church in Norfolk, VA is seeking a part-time (15 hours/week) Youth Director to provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities related to our Youth and their families. This will include but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services, planning and holding weekly Youth Group, organizing fellowship and outreach activities, engaging in a once yearly mission trip, recruiting volunteers, and publicizing all events and activities. For a complete Job Description, interested candidates should direct questions or send a resume and cover letter to Rev. Fran Cooper, francooper@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/22/21)

Part-time Alternative Worship Leader
Larchmont United Methodist Church in Norfolk, VA is seeking a faith-inspired Worship Leader for our 835LIVE weekly worship. This part-time, salaried position, requires about 12 hours a week. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership for the Praise Music and Worship Team to creatively engage our congregation to help bring them into a closer relationship with Christ and one another. The Alternative Worship Leader will establish, maintain, and be responsible for the Praise Team and will recruit and lead other team members including volunteer musicians, vocalists, audio and video staff and others. For a complete Job Description, interested candidates should direct questions or send a resume and cover letter to Rev. Fran Cooper, francooper@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/22/21)

Director of Music Ministry
Crooks Memorial UMC in Yorktown, VA is seeking a creative and experienced individual to serve as our part-time Director of Music Ministry.  CMUMC has a long tradition of a strong music ministry including an adult choir, periodic ensembles & groups, and special music during the year.  This Director is responsible for the leadership of the entire music ministry, in cooperation with the pastor.  This position encompasses both the role of choir director and pianist/organist (organ optional) for our one weekly worship service, as well as special services and events including weddings and funerals.  The Director will assist with worship planning and select music.  Music should be challenging, uplifting, creative, and encompass a variety of musical styles.  The ideal candidate must be a committed and growing disciple of Jesus Christ who seeks to help others grow, as well as be a team player, flexible, and creative.  Experience and music education is preferred. Anticipated hours are 10-15/week.  Salary range is $12,000 – $17,000. Full job description is available here (pdf). Interest and resumes can be emailed to office@crooksmemorialumc.org or sent to: The Leadership Board, Crooks Memorial UMC, 204 Cook Road, Yorktown, VA 23690. (Posted on 9/21/21)

Nursery Workers
Community United Methodist Church Virginia Beach, VA is seeking to fill three (3) Nursery positions for our Sunday morning worship services between the hours of 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM beginning October 3rd. We are looking for persons who love children and who feel they have been gifted and called to care for young children. As parents worship, it is our greatest desire that they will be able to do so freely knowing that their children are being tended to with the highest level of loving care. Please direct your inquiries to the Director of Family Ministries ajenkins@cumcvb.org (Posted on 9/21/21)

Assistant Director of Student Ministries
Providence United Methodist Church in Mount Juliet, TN, is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Student Ministries. This person will join the Director in all aspects of Student ministry (6th-12th grades) to build a thriving ministry that aligns with the vision and mission of Providence Church. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion for Student ministry, organizational gifts, and the ability to inspire volunteer teams to serve as part of this important ministry effort. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Click here to download an application. Application deadline: October 26, 2021. To apply, please send a completed application and resume via email to staylor@prov.church. (Posted on 9/151/21)

Church Office Administrator
Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, York River District, is seeking a part time (30 hours, 9-4 on Monday through Friday with one hour lunch) Church Office Administrator, to administrate the church office to enrich the mission of the congregation and to assist the pastor and staff in service to the congregation and the community. The qualified candidate must have business credentials from accredited schools or equivalent work-related experience, and strong computer skills, Window 10, MS Office Suites, Quick Books Pro, Membership Plus, Power Church, managing church website. The candidate requires strong organizational skills, communication skill in oral and written, and interpersonal. Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to bethanyumc2@verizon.net, or mail to Bethany UMC, Gloucester Point, 1860 Hayes Rd., PO Box 527, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, attention to Pastor. (Posted on 9/15/21)

Worship Leader
St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church (Portsmouth) is seeking a Worship Leader. The Worship Leader position is for a person who plays either keyboard or guitar and can primarily lead more contemporary music in the 10:30 am (Blended) Worship Service on Sundays. Working collaboratively with the Pastor, Music Director (choir), and Worship/Media Coordinator is a must as is openness to integration of contemporary music with various styles and expressions of worship music including hymns and orchestral music within thematically unified and spiritually vibrant worship experience. Part-time with 8-10 hours weekly required, salary negotiable based on experience, training, and schedule. Contact Dr. James P Bowers at jamesbowers@vaumc.org or 423-774-6664. (Posted on 9/14/21)

Administrative Assistant/Church Secretary
St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church (Portsmouth) is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Church Secretary. The position is part-time requiring 10-12 hours of remote/onsite work involving primarily basic secretarial/administrative assistant responsibilities including managing church email and telephone communications, church calendar management, maintaining church stewardship and administrative records, assisting with Charge Conference and End-of-Year Conference reports, preparation of worship program guides, and limited pastor/staff secretarial assistance. Salary negotiable based on experience. Contact Dr. James P. Bowers at jamesbowers@vaumc.org or 423-774-6664. (Posted on 9/14/21)

Musician
Calvary United Methodist Church of the Richmond Charge in Farnham, VA, is seeking a part-time musician. Must be able to read music as well as play by ear. Hymns are very important to our worship service. This position has the potential expansion. Salary negotiable. Interested persons may contact the Rev. Debi Straughter at jetndebi@aol.com (Posted on 9/14/21)

Pianist
Crenshaw United Methodist Church, Blackstone, VA, is seeking an experienced part-time pianist for their Sunday Worship, and special services and events. Responsibilities include supporting the church’s worship environment through the well-prepared execution of music, serving as accompanist for the choir in regular weekly and special rehearsals and performances. Please send your resume with references to crenshawumc@embarqmail.com. (Posted on 9/13/21)

Children’s Director and Ministry Assistant
Light of Christ UMC, Charlotte, NC, is seeking a full-time Children’s Director and Ministry Assistant. Children’s Ministry is an essential part of Light of Christ Church, working with the Lead Pastor and Children’s Ministry volunteers to lead the congregation in genuine and faithful discipleship of children, birth through fifth grade. The ultimate goal is to teach and create worship and service opportunities which encourage children to know and serve God, by following Jesus. To lead this essential ministry, skill with recruiting, leading, and empowering teams of volunteers is key. Collaboration with Children’s Ministry volunteers is necessary to ensure congregational ownership and vital, growing ministry with children. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should provide a resume and cover letter to locumc@locumc.org by September 30, 2021. (Posted on 9/13/21)

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 9/10/21)

Youth Pastor
First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Wilson, North Carolina, seeks a creative and collaborative Youth Pastor who has a passion for discipleship among students (grades 6-12) and their families. The Youth Pastor will partner with parents, grandparents, and adult volunteers to lead middle and high school students to grow into deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ. FUMC has an established youth ministry in a large and vibrant congregation in Wilson. This position will build on that existing program and will expand the ministry to encompass holistic spiritual nurture of our youth and families within the church and in the community. The Youth Pastor will be part of a team with support personnel and volunteers from our community. The work schedule will be a flexible 40 hours per week, with responsibilities on Sundays, Christian holy days, some evenings, and some weekends. The primary focus of the Youth Pastor is to lead youth and their families to develop a strong Christian faith in the United Methodist tradition by building and supporting teams of adult volunteers to teach, mentor and sustain ministry activities. These activities include weekly Sunday morning classes, Sunday evening fellowship and small and large group faith development time as well as community service and missions, Bible studies, conferences, fun events and maintaining a presence in the lives of students outside of church. For more information, see the attached job description (pdf). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest and resume with three references to the Rev. Jim Bell, Senior Pastor, jimbell@nccumc.org. (Posted on 9/8/21)

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Charlotte First UMC, a Reconciling Congregation in Charlotte, NC, seeks a full-time director for children, youth, and family ministries. We are looking for an energetic and imaginative person who will implement our core values of practicing inclusion, pursuing justice, and promoting the arts. We are open to hiring a lay or ordained person. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply send cover letter, resume, and three references (one from a supervisor) to office@charlottefirst.org. (Posted on 9/8/21)

Child Care Worker
New Life UMC, Midlothian, is seeking a Child Care Worker. The individual in this position provides loving care and supervision to children in the church (Infant – 5th Grade) for Life Group meetings weekdays/evenings, occasional Sunday morning worship services and other events. Childcare workers are partners in New Life’s childcare team creating meaningful faith development spaces and opportunities for our children. Child Care workers serve alongside volunteers from the congregation. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes should be forwarded directly to Becky@newlifeumc.org. (Posted on 9/8/21) NewLifeChildCare.pdf

Middle-School Youth Minister
First United Methodist Church, Martinsville, is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to be a part-time Middle-School Youth Minister. A successful applicant for this position must have a deep faith; passion for working with youth, gifts for leadership, organization, and communication; and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship and one-evening-per-week youth ministries, in addition to a week-long annual youth mission trip. This position is designed to build young disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a unique and inspiring programs for fellowship, discipleship growth, and mission involvement. Experience is preferred. A thorough background check will be required. Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to office@fumcmartinsville.net. (Posted on 9/7/21)

Children’s Minister
First United Methodist Church, Martinsville, is seeking a joyful and engaging individual to be our part-time Children’s Minister, who will help build young disciples for Christ. Primary responsibilities include recruiting and resourcing Sunday School and Children’s Church leaders, providing quarterly fellowship or mission opportunities for school aged children, and overseeing Vacation Bible School. Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to create and manage online sign-up, as well as recruit and coordinate/schedule volunteers, are required. Experience is preferred. A thorough background check will be required. Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to office@fumcmartinsville.net. (Posted on 9/7/21)

Faithcare Worker
Shady Grove UMC in Glen Allen is seeking a part-time Faithcare Worker. This person will work with a team to provide a safe, nurturing, and dependable environment for babies and young children who are cared for in the church nursery. This person will work under the direction of the Director of Children’s and Family Ministry. You may view a complete job description by clicking HERE. To apply, please EMAIL resume and references. (Posted on 9/7/21)

Student Ministry Director
Crossroads UMC in Northern Virginia is seeking a Student Ministry Director to develop and implement a creative and fun student ministry for 6th-12th grade that introduces students to Jesus and His practices, teaches the unconditional love of God, and imparts how to offer an unlimited welcome to everyone. The Student Ministry Director is responsible for building relationships with volunteers, parents and students. In addition to the students already involved in the church, this position is responsible for helping the church reach new students in the surrounding area at the local high/middle schools. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested parties should reply to Lesa Kestler at lkestler@crossroadsnova.org. (Posted on 9/7/21)

Youth Minister
Hickory United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Youth Minister to build relationships with young people in the Chesapeake community. This role will provide planning, oversight, and support for all activities to support the spiritual growth of our middle and high school students. This will include but is not limited to, attending Sunday worship services, coordinating weekly Youth Group and small group opportunities, planning a yearly mission trip, recruiting, and training volunteers, and communicating with parents and the church. We are looking for a passionate and dynamic leader with a vital and growing relationship with Christ and a willingness and excitement to share that with young people. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or have experience in Christian education and/or working with young people. This person will be required to undergo a background check and submit a DMV record. Salary will be commensurate with experience. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to sarahlocke@vaumc.org. (Posted on 9/7/21)

Audio/Video Technician
Hickory United Methodist Church is seeking a part time (15 hours/week) Audio/Video Technician to provide consistency and expertise to our digital ministry. We are seeking an individual who has or can build an expertise in live streaming, sound, and video production. This will include preparing, running, and troubleshooting our technology for three Sunday services. We are looking for someone who is proficient with sound equipment, ProPresenter 7, and video equipment. Training will be provided as needed. Responsibilities will also include training and equipping volunteers to help with our digital ministries and maintaining all equipment for weekly use. The ideal candidate will have training or equivalent experience with audio/visual equipment and livestreaming. The candidate will be required to undergo a background check. Salary will be commensurate with experience. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to sarahlocke@vaumc.org (Posted on 9/7/21)

Director of Music
Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson, VA is seeking a part-time, 10-15 hours per week, Director of Music. This person will lead the Chancel Choir and Contemporary Worship Praise Team for the Sunday 8:45 Contemporary and 11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Services and other special events and programming. This person will be required to provide spiritual leadership for the music ministries of our church. The director will assist with planning both weekly and special worship services, leading rehearsals, recruiting and working with volunteers in the chancel choir and praise team and for leading music and choirs in our worship services. Music should be challenging, inspiring, Spirit-filled, uplifting and should encompass a variety of musical styles. This ideal candidate must have an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord manifested in love and respect for all people. Experience in a church related setting and a degree in music or music education preferred. A background check will be required. Salary commensurate with experience. Full job description is available here. To apply submit resume to jobs@trinitypoquoson.org (Posted on 9/7/21)

Director of Music
Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church, Chester, has a part-time job opening for a Director of Music for the 11:00 am Worship Service on Sundays. The purpose of the Director of Music for the Worship Service is to lead, organize, and equip the choir so that inspiring music and singing encourages and invites the congregation in participatory worship which glorifies God. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). A cover letter and résumé may be emailed to our Staff Parrish Relations Chairperson at K01sloan@comcast.net (Posted on 9/7/21)

Piano Accompanist
St. Matthias United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is seeking a highly motivated, energetic part-time accompanist to lead congregational singing, provide special music, and support other vocal and instrumental musicians within the church. We engage traditional and contemporary elements in blended in-person and online Sunday worship services. The accompanist will work closely with the Pastor. This position is approximately 5 hours a week, with a starting hourly pay range of $20/hour to $25/hour depending on experience and abilities. Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume no later than September 10, 2021. Apply at Indeed.com: https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=1b1d6336859cbafa&from=native (Posted on 9/2/21)

Director of Music and Worship Ministries
Herndon UMC, a vibrant community of faith located in a growing suburb of Washington DC just 15 minutes east of Dulles Airport, is hiring a Director of Music and Worship Ministries! This position represents the key staff member charged with ministry related to music and worship at Herndon UMC. The Director of Music and Worship Ministries, serving in a full-time, 30 hours per week capacity, participates in every worship service at Herndon UMC, offering leadership in a weekly modern worship service and any seasonal blended worship services while offering support for traditional worship services. The Director of Music and Worship Ministries also oversees a volunteer team that works behind the scenes to do live and digital production of worship services and other church-related events. For more information or to apply, please contact Jonathan Page, lead pastor, at jonathan@herndonumc.net. (Posted on 9/2/21)

Administrative Assistant
First UMC in Hopewell is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. The position is 16 hours per week (Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 1 PM). A link to the full job description is available on the church’s website. Resumes and additional questions may be sent to office@fumchopewell.org. You can also contact us at (804) 458-8076. (Posted on 9/2/21)

Church Nursery Coordinator
Trinity United Methodist Church in Poquoson, VA is seeking a Church Nursery Coordinator. The position is part-time, as needed, approximately 6-12 hours/week. Duties will include providing care for children during Sunday morning services and Sunday School, Wednesday evening programs, a weekly morning Bible study, and special services during the year. This person will also be responsible for recruiting, scheduling, and training church members for assisting in child care. (Church policy requires 2 adults present during child care sessions.) The successful applicant must complete Trinity’s Safe Sanctuary Training, consent to a background check, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of hire. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume to jobs@trinitypoquoson.org (Posted on 9/2/21)

Graphic Designer
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Graphic Designer. The primary purpose of this position is to maintain consistent branding across multiple sites while producing unique graphic design for internal and external church communications. The Graphic Designer will provide themes and templates for a diverse range of audiences and assist the communications team and ministry leads in graphic design relating to, but not limited to, print, digital media and external publicity. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter to employment@florisumc.org (Posted on 9/2/21)

Children’s Director
Emmaus Korean United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA, seeks a part-time Children’s Director to lead Sunday School Worship & Ministry: Nursery to 5th Grades. This person reports to the senior pastor for alignment in leading weekly service, small groups, and activities related to children’s ministry at Emmaus Korean United Methodist Church. For more information, please contact: Lina Kim 804-731-1341, lhkim413@gmail.com (Posted on 8/31/21)

Chancel Choir Director
Grove United Methodist Church in Radford, VA is seeking a part-time Chancel Choir Director to coordinate and lead the choral music ministry of the church. The Director will work in concert with the Chancel Choir, music staff, the pastor and other church staff. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Experience in choral directing and singing in a choir preferred. Full job description available on request. Please send resume with cover letter to: Grove UMC, Attn SPRC, 1020 Tyler Ave, Radford, VA 24141 or submit via email to: radfordgroveumc@gmail.com (Posted on 8/31/21)

Pianist/Organist
The West Brunswick United Methodist Charge is in search of a pianist for Bethel and Macedonia churches, both in the proximity of each other. The applicant will work directly with the pastor for music services. If interested in this position, please mail a cover letter, resume’, two references with contact information to: The Rev. Gina M. De Jesus, Pastor, Bethel UMC, P.O. Box 85, Alberta, VA 23821 or email to ginadejesus@vaumc.org. Advertised until position is filled. (Posted on 8/30/21)

Music Director
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is searching for full-time experienced Music Director to oversee both the traditional and contemporary/modern music and worship ministry programs. This position is responsible for the leadership, planning, conducting, recruiting, and evaluating of the music programs. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Music degree is required. • Experience with traditional and modern worship music. 5 years preferred. • Background with conducting and worship planning necessary. • Praise Team, piano/keyboard, ensembles (ex: handbells, orchestra) experience or a willingness to recruit for these, as needed. • Knowledge of music software/AV. • Experience in employee supervision strongly valued. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Virginia Beach United Methodist Church. Please email resume to aarrington@vbumc.org. (Posted on 8/27/21)

Worker for The Greenwood Learning Center
If you love children and enjoy working with them, this is the job for you! Greenwood United Methodist Church in Glen Allen is searching for a part-time worker for The Greenwood Learning Center – our after-school children’s ministry. Must be good with children and be able to help with homework. Background check and clean driving record required. Hours are 1:45 – 5:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri. For additional information, please call our church office at 804-266-5341. To apply, please send a resume to Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; or email mailto: Greenwood Learning Center Job Opening or call the church office at 804-266-5341. Visit our website at www.gumcva.org or see us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/gumcva/. (Posted on 8/26/21)

Church Accompanist
Shady Grove United Methodist Church in the Short Pump area of Richmond is seeking a talented church accompanist to play for two worship services per week, accompany the vocal choirs in worship and in rehearsal, and assist in virtual worship, creating piano or organ accompaniment audios. The church accompanist works closely with the Minister of Music in supporting the mission and vision of the church and the Music and Arts ministry. An organist is desired, with accompanying skills on piano. This is a part-time position (9-12 hours a week.) A Bachelor’s degree in music is recommended and familiarity with church music styles and liturgy is encouraged.  You may view a complete job description by clicking HERE. To apply, please EMAIL resume and cover letter by October 1, 2021. (Posted on 8/26/21)

Administrative Assistant
Central United Methodist Church in Staunton, VA is seeking a part-time (22 -26 hours) administrative assistant. Central UMC is diverse and mission-minded church located in the heart of Staunton Downtown that has been in ministry since 1797. The qualified candidate must have outstanding people skills while maintaining confidentiality and discretion as needed. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in modern office practices, be proficient in office related procedures, be able to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to conduct minor business without reference to a supervisor. Knowledge of software programs (i.e., Microsoft Word, Publisher, Servant Keeper, WordPress, and One Call) is essential, as is the willingness to quickly learn other automated systems used in a church-related office setting. Proficient in QuickBooks is plus. $15.00/hr, 22 hrs/ week. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dr. Sybille Jobin, Or, if you prefer mailing your resume the address is PO Box 953, Staunton, VA 24402. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, 3 references and an email address. Any question? Call Dr. Jobin (540-885-5090). Job description is available upon request. (Posted on 8/25/21)

Student Ministries Coordinator
Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Student Ministries Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to support the Student Ministries programs of Floris UMC, providing administrative support and coordination of process to the Student Ministries area. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants can apply by sending resume/cover letter to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 8/25/21)

Accompanist
Round Hill UMC in Loudoun is hiring a part-time accompanist. The primary role will be to accompany the congregation, praise band and seasonal choirs in Worship through piano. The position will require weekly Sunday worship, praise band practice at least twice a month, and special services such as Christmas Eve, Holy Week, and funerals. Applicants should be able to read and play piano for all styles of music. Expected hours are around 5-8 hours per week. Pay is $40-45 an hour based on the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Applicants can submit resumes to office@roundhillumc.org as well as contact the office for a detailed job description. (Posted on 8/25/21)

Teacher Assistant
Zion Christ Children’s Center, a ministry of Zion United Methodist Church, Troy, VA, is seeking a full-time Teacher Assistant for its 2-year-old program. The center includes children with ages ranging from 16 months to 12 years old. The pay is starting at $10/hour and hours may vary between 8-5 and 8:30-5:30. Please send resume and references to zionchristiancc@gmail.com (Posted on 8/24/21)

Keyboardist
St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Portsmouth is looking for a part-time Keyboardist for Sunday worship at 10:30am. Time required is 3-5 hours a week including rehearsals, planning, and service time. The Keyboardist will work with the Music Director, Pastor, small church, choir, other musicians, and small ensembles. Blended worship with Contemporary/Traditional music integrated for a mostly senior adult congregation. Salary negotiable. Contact Dr. James Bowers at jamesbowers@vaumc.org or by phone at 423-774-6664. (Posted on 8/24/21)

Living Grace Ministry Leader
Emmaus Korean United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA, seeks a part-time minister to lead Living Grace Ministry, an English-speaking ministry partnering with Emmaus Korean United Methodist. This person reports to the senior pastor for alignment in leading weekly service, small groups, and activities related to Living Grace Ministry. For more information, please contact the Rev. Chul-ki Kim at 804-819-9618 or email historytobe@hotmail.com (Posted on 8/24/21)

Contemporary Worship Leader, Director of Worship Ministries
New Town United Methodist Church, Williamsburg, is seeking a Contemporary Worship Leader, Director of Worship Ministries. This is a professional part-time position that requires flexibility regarding time and hours worked weekly and reports to the Lead Pastor. The Worship Director attends weekly worship planning meetings with the Lead Pastor, regular Ministry Leadership Team meetings, Staff meetings, & other meetings as required. Continuing education is required and needs to be approved by the Lead Pastor. This will normally be funded by the church. Salary range: $18,000 to $22,000 annually, commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Working with the Lead Pastor, the Director of Worship Ministries will help plan services and select appropriate music for multiple services in order to foster an inter-generational culture of worship through music. The Director of Worship Ministries is responsible for leading worship through songs during corporate worship services, directing the Praise Band, organizing & coordinating vocal & instrumental ensembles, and fostering a growing music ministry. The Worship Director will support youth music ministry by leading or working with a volunteer Youth Praise Band leader and the Director of Youth Ministries to have a youth Praise Band lead worship services 9-10 times per year. The Worship Director will also support the children’s music ministry by working with a volunteer Children’s Choir Director and the Director of Children’s Ministries to have children’s music offerings during worship services 2-4 times per year and to put on a Christmas children’s program in the month of December. The Worship Director is responsible for overseeing Audio Visual and live-streaming volunteers who are responsible for ensuring appropriate volume, sound level and balance are consistently maintained during worship services, and ensuring that the live-streaming is set up and running during each service. Finally, the Worship Director is responsible for ensuring the altar area is set up for each service (proper colors, flowers, etc…) – not necessarily to do it but insure someone is taking care of it. References and background checks are required. Please direct your questions or send your resume to kfpboss@gmail.com and ericroyshuey@hotmail.com. (Posted on 8/24/21)

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Executive Assistant
The General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR), Washington, DC, announces a search and invites inquires and applications for an Executive Assistant position. GCORR seeks a highly skilled professional to support and manage the Office of the General Secretary. The ideal candidate will effectively execute plans with keen attention to detail, accuracy, and timing, and will have proven experience in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related duties. The Executive Assistant must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people and programs within a fast-paced environment. Click here for details and to apply. (Posted on 10/15/21)

Development Associate
The Society of St. Andrew, an established faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a national reach and a $3.3 million annual operating budget in 2021, seeks dynamic early-career fundraising professional to join our development team, writing grants, enhancing donor communications, and serving as administrative staff for an upcoming capital campaign.  This position is located in Big Island, Virginia (Lynchburg/Bedford area). Starting Salary: $35,000 – $40,000/year depending on experience and qualifications; Start Date: when filled.; Application Info: Email résumé (Word or PDF) to D’Lynn Burgess, Development Director at sosadev@endhunger.org. Complete job description:  https://endhunger.org/employment/ (Posted on 8/30/21)