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
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CONFERENCE POSITIONS 

2019 CX 21 Conference Office Internships
VAUMC Connectional Ministries is looking to select summer interns for two roles: Communications and Next Generation Ministries. CX-21 (Connections 21) is a 10-week full-time summer internship for college students interested in using their gifts/skills in a faith-centered work environment. In addition to each specific role, during the 10-week period interns will: read books/articles together; reflect on the intersection of faith and work; develop their strengths; listen to stories of others who have been through the journey of professional and vocational discernment. 
Location: Virginia United Methodist Conference Center in Glen Allen (greater Richmond area).
Lodging: We will work to make housing arrangements for outstanding candidates who do not live in the Richmond area.
Dates: Orientation: June 3 / Regular Hours: June 4- August 9
For more information contact Paulo Lopes at PauloLopes@vaumc.orgClick here  for more information & to apply by February 28

LOCAL CHURCH POSITIONS 

Manager of Fund Development and Outreach Communications
Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church, Alexandria (www.risinghopeumc.org) seeks an experienced manager for two related areas: fund development and outreach communications. The manager will develop and implement strategies that reflect the goals and priorities of the church in order to increase donations from individuals, organizations, and foundations in order to support the church’s overall work. The manager will also design and produce external communications, such as newsletters, social media postings, and press releases, as required to support the church’s missions. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter describing your interest in this position. Send them through email to mward@risinghopeumc.org. NO PHONE CALLS. No agencies or recruiters. (Posted on 2/20/19)

Student Ministries Assistant – Part Time
Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, has an immediate opening for a Student Ministries Assistant part-time position (10-12 hours per week), at a salary of $10,000 annually, to support the Associate Pastor in youth ministries and programs. The assistant will aid the Associate Pastor in the discipleship, teaching, and training of our students to be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ and help administer and implement the vision for student ministries and the church. The successful candidate will assist in leading student ministry groups, working with staff, parents, and adult volunteers, and in completing youth administrative duties, including scheduling, communications, and record keeping. The successful candidate will have: • A mature and faithful relationship with Jesus Christ, showing an evident and genuine love for God, and bearing the fruit of the Holy Spirit. • Minimum: High School Diploma (or GED or High School equivalence Certificate). • 3 years plus experience in children’s/youth-related ministries. Interested candidates should submit a resume prior to March 20 to Mr. Tim Blanks, c/o Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Director of Music and Arts for Traditional Worship
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Director of Music and Arts for Traditional Worship.  As the Director of Music and Arts for Traditional Worship you’ll develop, implement, and administer the Music and Arts Ministry for traditional worship services at Crozet UMC to ensure that worship continues to grow in scope and excellence in harmony with the church’s vision statement. The Director oversees all aspects of the music and arts program for traditional worship. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y2d6aydk. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765.  The position will begin no later than 15 June 2019. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Director of Music and Arts for Contemporary Worship
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Director of Music and Arts for Contemporary Worship.  As the Director of Music and Arts for Contemporary Worship you’ll develop, implement, and administer the Music and Arts Ministry for contemporary worship services at Crozet UMC to ensure that worship continues to grow in scope and excellence in harmony with the church’s vision statement. The Director oversees all aspects of the music and arts program for contemporary worship. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y4ndqv5r. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765.  The position will begin no later than 15 June 2019. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Kingswood Christian Preschool Director
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Kingswood Christian Preschool (KCP) Director.  As the Director KCP, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the daily administration and operation of the preschool. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y3pyeayb. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765.  The position will begin in May 2019. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Nursery Manager
Crozet UMC is seeking applications for the position of Nursery Manager. As the Nursery Manager you’ll oversee all aspects of the Nursery Care program, including scheduling and supervision of paid and volunteer nursery workers, compliance with all established standards and guidelines for the church’s nursery program, and working regularly in the nursery. Interested?  A complete job description with associated requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/y7x7x8y4. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to jobs@crozetunitedmethodist.org.  Inquiries may also be directed to Ellie Mosby at 571-228-6765. The position remains open until filled. (Posted on 2/19/19)

Director of Youth Ministries
Baylake United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry for grades 6-12. This position is designed to build young disciples of Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. This position works collaboratively with the pastor, worship and other teams to effectively design and effect engaging, participatory youth activities. A successful applicant for the position must have a deep faith, a knowledge of the Scriptures, gifts for leadership and organization, and the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly evening youth meetings, ability to be available to youth, and support other special events to include weekly coordination meetings and up to quarterly planning sessions. A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to youth ministry – experience is necessary. This is a full-time job with a salary range of $26 - 36,000 per year (commensurate with experience). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Baylake United Methodist Church (4300 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455), attention Brian Sorenson, SPRC, or email applications to sorensonmb@aol.com by March 15, 2019. (Posted on 2/18/19)

Preschool Director
Centreville United Methodist Church is looking for a full-time director for their preschool, Centreville Day School. Applicants are expected to provide a secure, child focused Christian learning environment designed to foster cognitive, spiritual, social, and physical growth. Applicants must meet requirements from Standards for Licensing Child Day Centers of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes and references may be submitted to Pastor Ellen LaCroix Fillette at elfillette@centreville-umc.org (Posted on 2/14/19)

Church Office Manager
Asbury United Methodist Church in downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia, is looking for a financial administrator and master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills, an upbeat attitude, and vital Christian faith. Candidates should be able to assist pastors, staff, church members, and the community by handling office tasks, providing gracious and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, and generally being a helpful and positive leader in the workplace. This position is full time with benefits. Requirements: •Finance and accounting experience. •Excellent computer skills, especially Word and Excel. Send cover letter and résumé to Amanda Poole, Communications Director, at Amanda@AsburyDowntown.org. Review of applications will begin March 11, 2019. (Posted on 2/12/19)

P/T Youth Ministry Leader- Dulles Area
New Youth Space opens this fall!! Can create your own engaging program or continue current program. Growing church in Northern Virginia seeks enthusiastic individual or team with a passion for youth, a demonstrated commitment to Christ and a sound progressive theology. Qualified applicants will be experienced, will understand how youth learn and develop, and will have connecting skills appropriate for both youth and parents. Leader(s) will involve 6-12th graders in discipleship, worship, outreach, and fellowship while providing spiritual leadership. 15 hours/ week. To apply for this position please send a heartfelt cover letter and resume to BetsyH@ArcolaChurch.org including Youth RESUME in the subject line. (Posted on 2/12/19)

Youth Director 
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, Arlington, - a large-membership, theologically progressive leaning congregation in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church - is looking at ways to strengthen, enhance, and grow its Youth Ministry in its next chapter.  A key element of growing this ministry is recruiting a full-time youth director to join Mount Olivet’s staff. This youth director will address the spiritual needs of middle and high school students and their families and college-age adults living in a Washington, DC, suburb routinely named a “best place to live.” Please go to https://mountolivetumc.com/jobs to see the Position Description and application instructions. (Posted on 2/12/19)

After School Ministry Worker
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 its After School Ministry. Must be good with children, be able to help with homework. Background check required. Hours are 1:45 – 5:45 p.m. Mon. through Fri. For additional information, please call our After School superintendent, Adamarye Patteson at 804-266-6364. To apply, please send a resume to Greenwood UMC, 10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; or email admin@gumcva.org 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 2/11/19)

Custodial Team Member
Centreville UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a full-time Custodial Team Member to provide assistance to the staff and congregation ensuring that the church facilities and its surrounding areas are safe, clean and well maintained and ready for use when scheduled. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send your resume to Steve Shaiko, Director of Facilities at sshaiko@centreville-umc.org  (Posted on 2/7/19)

Infant/Toddler Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Summer Camp Counselor
Timberlake UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking an Infant/Toddler Teacher, Preschool Teacher, and Summer Camp Counselor. High school diploma or equivalent required. College courses in child development or education a plus. CDA or equivalent credential preferred. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with children in a group setting preferred. Must relate well to children, have a warm and friendly personality. Must be flexible and able to handle stressful situations. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Must be organized. Must be a team player and able to build strong relationships with other staff and families. Must be able to lift 20 lbs+ and sit down on the floor. Must be of Christian faith with a heart for Timberlake’s vision of ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please send resumes to the program director for desired age group. Darlene Crockett, Darlene.crockett@timberlakeumc.org (Preschool Age Program Director), Christina Tilley, Christina.tilley@timberlakeumc.org (Infant Toddler Program Director). Tiana Schiferl, tschiferl.timberlake@gmail.com (School Age Program Director). (Posted on 2/6/19)

Communications Specialist
First United Methodist Church in Salem, VA is seeking a creative and enthusiastic communications specialist to support our multi-media and communications strategy to inform and engage our community in the many programs and ministry offerings within our church. This part-time position will require estimated 20 hours per week that will include onsite work, as well as the opportunity to work from home. The Full Job Description can be found at http://www.fumcsalemva.org/employment-opportunities/, and resumes can be sent to church@fumcsalemva.org. (Posted on 2/5/19)

Director of Children’s Ministries
Covenant United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, is seeking a person of faith who is organized, innovative, and energetic to be Director of Children’s Ministries. This is a part-time position, consisting of 10 to 20 hours per week at the rate of $15.00 per hour. In this position, the Director is responsible for planning and implementing Bible-based curriculum and/or activities for children who are newborn through 5th grade. The applicant’s resume should include evidence of the following: Educational background; Work experience with children; Work or family situations that show your love for children and their view of you; Use of the Bible and applications of Scripture; Willingness to work and grow with fellow staff and church members; Knowledge and use of Computer skills. The full job description is posted on Covenant’s website at www.cumc-va.com. Please e-mail your resume with references to covenantumc@verizon.net or mail to Covenant UMC, 2004 Dock Landing Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321, Attn: Earl Scott, Lay Leader. (Posted on 2/5/19)

Youth and Families Pastor (Full time)
Jamestown United Methodist Church (located in Jamestown, North Carolina) is searching for an experienced and passionate youth leader who will partner with parents and adult volunteers to lead middle and high school students to grow into deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ. This full-time position includes visioning, planning, implementing, and supporting youth ministry under the broader vision, mission and guidelines of the church. The primary focus of the Youth and Families Pastor is to lead youth and their families to develop a strong Christian faith in the United Methodist tradition by building and supporting teams to vision, teach, mentor and sustain ministry activities. These activities include weekly Sunday School, Sunday evening fellowship and small and large group faith development time as well as local community service and missions, Bible studies, fun events and maintaining a presence in the lives of students and families outside of the church. Please send a letter of interest, a resume and a five to ten-minute video answering the following three questions to Lee Barnes at lee@leebarnesconsulting.com: 1) Please tell us a little about yourself and your faith journey. 2) What is your philosophy of ministry? 3) What do you love the most about working with youth and their families? (Posted on 2/4/19)

Adult Ministries Director
Lynnhaven United Methodist Church, located in Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking an Adult Ministries Director. This is a 20 hour per week position. Pay is commensurate based on skill level and experience. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating the small groups system, organizing and coordinating volunteer ministries, assisting with hospitality and mission services, and assisting other church staff when needed. Please contact Bob Sterling at 5sterlings@cox.net for more details. Resumes can be mailed to Lynnhaven UMC, ATTN: Bob Sterling, Chair Staff-Parish Relations Committee, 1033 Little Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 or emailed to 5sterlings@cox.net. (Posted on 1/29/19)

Coordinator for Children and Young Family Ministry Project 
Coordinator for Children and Young Family Ministry Project (part time, 10 - 15 hours a week, Sept-May), compensation $1,000 a month during the school year. St. Luke's United Methodist Church in North Chesterfield, Virginia, seeks an innovative and outgoing Christian to cultivate our ongoing "Wednesday Nite Bible Study Ministry" which offers children a station-based, story-telling curriculum and families an informal 30-minute worship experience. This program, recipient of a 5 Talent Grant, seeks to bring young families from the community of a vibrant, award-winning preschool and our neighborhood into worshipful, meaningful participation in the church. Ability to relate to children and families essential, as well as an ability to coordinate with church and preschool staff and volunteers. A deep conviction for inviting children into the faith of Jesus Christ and spiritually supporting their families is central to the position. Previous teaching experience with children essential; a degree in Education or Christian Education preferred. All applicants must complete and agree to abide by St. Luke's UMC Child Protective Policy. Interested parties may send a resume to Rev. Lisa K. Sykes at stlukespastor@verizon.net or St. Luke's UMC, 4101 Fordham Road, Chesterfield, VA 23236. Phone: 804-276-7000. (Posted on 1/28/19)

Age-Level Ministries Coordinator
Blacksburg United Methodist Church (BUMC) of Blacksburg, VA, has an immediate opening for a full time Coordinator of Age Level Ministries. The coordinator shall have primary responsibility for planning and implementing the spiritual formation opportunities for the children at BUMC, and for overseeing various youth outreach ministries in the Blacksburg community. The Coordinator is a member of the Ministry team that assists children to grow in faith and develop Christian service in the church and society. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: attending weekly staff meetings, serving as the staff liaison for the Children’s Council, the Older Adult Committee, the Preschool Board, participates and reports to Church Council. In addition the Coordinator supervises a summer intern who assists with children’s ministry. The successful candidate will have a strong Christian faith, knowledge of United Methodism, the demonstrated ability to relate well to kids, their parents and family, and the ability to work in other team members. Prior experience in children’s ministry or Christian education and a background check is required before hiring. A college degree is required and a Master’s Degree is preferred with emphasis in education, early childhood, Christian education, or related fields. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. Resume and cover letter to officeadmin@blacksburgumc.org. (Posted on 1/25/19)

Director of Music/Organist
Christ United Methodist Church, Richmond, is seeking a part-time Director of Music. We are seeking a musician with excellent organ and piano skills and experience with leading an adult choir. Duties include: Provide organ and/or piano accompaniment for the congregation and choir during Sunday morning traditional worship. Musical offerings on Sunday may include hymns, anthems, special music, solos, prelude, offertory, postlude, recessional, response, communion music. Work with the pastor to choose music for worship. Be available to work with the Worship Team regarding the role of music in the ministry of the church. Schedule and lead weekly choir rehearsals. Tasks associated with the part-time Director of Music position are expected to require 6 to 8 hours per week, to include selecting music, providing music and choir direction for the Traditional Worship, Choir Rehearsal and personal practice time. Salary is competitive within the Richmond Area. Send Cover letter, Resume, and three references (two must be work or skill related, i.e., music positions held or teacher/professor references): to Christ United Methodist Church - Attn: Larry Harris, 6818 W. Grace Street, Richmond VA 23226 or email same to Larry.Harris@dom.com. (Posted on 1/23/19)

Director of Music 
Church of the Good Shepherd, UMC, in Vienna, VA is seeking a part-time Director of Music to lead all aspects of our music ministry, to include opportunities for participants of all ages, talent, and interest. Specific duties include working with the Pastor in planning and leading the music for all Sunday morning worship services and seasonal programs; scheduling and leading regular “as necessary” rehearsals for the chancel choir and other potential music ensembles (handbell choir, brass ensemble/orchestra).and participating in monthly meetings of the worship team. Music rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings and one-half hour prior to the Sunday worship service, which commences at 10:15 AM. The position requires approximately 15 to 20 hours per week (including personal practice and preparatory time), which is flexible according to the church calendar. The candidate should have an educational background in music, experience in conducting choral groups, and basic keyboarding knowledge. Compensation determined based on qualifications and experience.  To apply, please send your resume to Harry Elanko in the church office at office@goodshepherdva.com. (Posted on 1/23/19)

Minister of Music
Pinehurst UMC, Pinehurst, NC, is seeking a full-time Minister of Music for both traditional and contemporary services with the person or persons that God is calling to serve. Responsibilities for this full-time position include directing our choir in our traditional services and leading our praise band in our contemporary service. Music is one of the hallmarks of our congregation and we support efforts to continually grow this ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information on our church community visit us at www.pinehurstumc.org To apply please email resume and cover letter to pumc@pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 1/22/19)

Choir Director
Pinehurst UMC, Pinehurst, NC, is seeking a full-time Choir Director. Responsibilities for this full-time position include providing leadership and direction for our church choir, recruiting and training worship volunteers, and developing our music ministries in conjunction with our contemporary worship staff and lay team. Music is one of the hallmarks of our congregation and we support efforts to continually grow this ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information on our church community visit us at www.pinehurstumc.org To apply please email resume and cover letter to pumc@pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 1/22/19)

Contemporary Music Director
Pinehurst UMC, Pinehurst, NC, is seeking a Contemporary Music Director. Responsibilities for this part-time position include: providing leadership and direction over our 9:40 am Sunday morning contemporary worship service (“Connections”), giving direction to and participating in the Connections Band, and developing our music ministries in conjunction with our traditional worship staff and lay team. Music is one of the hallmarks of our congregation and we support efforts to continually grow this ministry. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). For more information on our church community visit us at www.pinehurstumc.org To apply please email resume and cover letter to pumc@pinehurstumc.org (Posted on 1/22/19)

Director of Music
Fort Hill UMC, Lynchburg, is seeking a Director of Music. This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours a week, and carries with it the following responsibilities: •Be the Director of all musical ensembles, plan and execute all Service music. •Be the Organist/Pianist for Sunday Morning Services, Weddings, Funerals and other Special Services relevant to the Liturgical Year. •Be responsible for the purchase, organization and care of all music and choir supplies under the restriction of the Church Budget. The Director of Music should have knowledge of media communication, computer hardware and music software, as well as basic clerical skills. The Director should have good communication and time management skills. Educational requirements include possessing a degree in music, or comparable experience as a Church musician. The Director is a member of the Church Staff, and as such is required to attend all Administrative Council Meetings, which at this time are scheduled for every other month in the evening. The position has a salary range, at present, of $22,000 to $28,000 annually, which is paid monthly. Please send resume to: Fort Hill UMC, Attn: SPRC, 106 Oakridge Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24502 or via email to: resume@forthillumc.com.(Posted on 1/22/19)

Worship Leader
Restoration Church - Loudoun, a multi-site location of Floris UMC, Arlington District, is seeking a part-time Worship Leader. 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. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be submitted to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 1/17/19)

Pianist
Benn’s UMC, in Smithfield, VA, is seeking a part-time Pianist to join our music staff in our God-centered, friendly congregation. The Pianist serves as one of two primary keyboard musicians. Our church home has two baby grand pianos. The successful candidate will accompany all Chancel Choir rehearsals as well as rehearsals for our Praise Band Crossroads (contemporary) Service, and two (2) Sunday morning services (Crossroads in the Family Life Center at 9am and Traditional in our Sanctuary at 11am). Additional support is expected for occasional services (Cantatas, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, etc.). Contractual arrangements for wedding services and rehearsals and funerals are understood to be over and beyond the scope of expected responsibilities and, for this reason, to be entered into at the Pianist’s discretion. This is a part-time, salaried position with limited benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes paid vacation, and some continuing education support. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to Dr. Peter Carlson, Chair - Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee, e-mail bennsumc@yahoo.com The deadline to apply is February 28, 2019. (Posted on 1/17/19)

Director of Music Ministries
First United Methodist Church in Madisonville, KY is seeking a Full-Time Director of Music Ministries to oversee all aspects of its music ministry. They will be responsible for overseeing the music ministry for the congregation’s worship services (blended, traditional and contemporary) and growing the music ministry at the church through the development and implementation of music ministries that reach out to the larger community. They will be in ministry to people of all ages in the congregation; the community; and those who serve in the worship ministries of the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to jobs.m1umc@gmail.com (Posted on 1/17/19)

Director of Kids Ministries
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 3,000-member church in Richmond, VA, has an opening for a full-time Director of Kids Ministries. This position requires the visioning, design, and implementation of a comprehensive ministry for discipling the next generation, ages birth through fifth grade. Ministry with our kids will include spiritual formation, worship, mission and fun. Our Director must have a passion for kids and for introducing and leading them into the transformative grace of Jesus Christ. He or she must also have a sensitivity to kids’ world, be able to fully incorporate them into the life of the Church, and excite them about being disciples. The successful candidate will have a vibrant and self-evident faith in Jesus Christ, the ability to relate well to both kids, their parents and families, and be a team player on the church staff. Prior experience in Children’s Ministry or Christian Education is beneficial and a background check is required before hiring. Salary and benefits will be based on experience and qualifications. Resume and cover letter to kidsministry@trinityumc.net (Posted on 1/16/19)

Contemporary Worship Leader
Middletown United Methodist Church, Louisville, KY, is seeking a part-time contemporary worship leader. The contemporary worship leader provides contemporary/modern/emerging worship and musical leadership to the Ignite Worship Service. Responsibilities include: working with the Pastor of Outreach and Director of music and worship to plan and design the order of worship, provide weekly worship and musical leadership, recruit and train worship team, work in conjunction with the tech team, and work with ProPresentor Presentation for the Ignite worship service. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please submit resumes to Rev. Trent Lloyd at tlloyd@middletownumc.org by February 28, 2019. (Posted on 1/16/19)

Administrative Assistant
Vine UMC, Dunn Loring, is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. Job responsibilities include weekly bulletin, church database entries, website updates and coordinating building use. For full job description and qualifications please visit our website at www.thevineva.org or click here to download a pdf. Resumes can be sent to Melissa Dunlap at MelissaDunlap@thevineva.org. (Posted on 1/15/19)

Director of Music
Elkton United Methodist Church in Elkton, VA is seeking a part time Director of Music. Duties include setting the rehearsal schedule and leading scheduled rehearsals for all music ensembles within the Music Department, including the Chancel Choir, Joyful Noise Ringers (Adult Handbell Choir), Youth Handbell Choir, and 8:35 Connection Praise Ensemble. With a combination of on-site office time (rehearsals and Sunday services), personal practice, and preparatory time, the Director of Music should expect to work a minimum of 15 hours, but not more than 25 hours, understanding that flexibility will dictate actual hours worked in High Holy seasons. The ideal candidate for this position will have at least a Bachelor of Arts in Music or experience relevant to equal the degree. The candidate should also have basic experience in conducting, keyboard, and vocal skills as well as using advanced planning techniques to organize the weekly functions of the program throughout the year. Handbell experience is also preferred. A Virginia State Police Criminal Background Check is required. To apply, please email resume to Laura Johnson, SRPC Chair, at indzerisjohnson@yahoo.com. (Posted on 1/11/19)

Nursery Attendant
Elkton United Methodist Church in Elkton, VA is seeking a part time Nursery Attendant. Responsibilities include caring for the nursery age children (generally 0-5 years of age) during the church worship services and Sunday School (a four hour shift) on Sunday mornings, including special Holy Days as well as during special events on non-Sundays as negotiated with the Pastor or the SPRC Chair. The candidate should have experience working with you children under age 6. A Virginia State Police Criminal Background Check is required. To apply, please email resume in addition to 3-5 references who have observed your work with children to Laura Johnson, SRPC Chair, at indzerisjohnson@yahoo.com. (Posted on 1/11/19)

Assistant Nursery Caregiver 
St Matthias UMC, 426 Deacon Rd, Fredericksburg, is in need of an assistant nursery caregiver every Sunday morning, 8:30-12:30, and occasional hours during special events. Minimum qualifications are: you must have experience working with toddlers and infants; have a Christian spiritual foundation; be dependable, trustworthy, patient, and flexible; be able to cooperate with parents and church members; present a good personal appearance; be at least 21 years of age; and, at a minimum, have graduated from high school. A criminal background check is required for employment and you must be able to be CPR and First Aid certified (cost for certification will be paid by St Matthias). For further information, please contact Pastor Bert Cloud, 540-373-8759, or Peg Jones, 540-775-5729. The deadline for application is 30 January 2019 . (Posted on 1/9/19)

Child Care Worker
The Restoration campus of Floris UMC in Loudoun is seeking a Child Care Worker on Sunday mornings. The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure care and safety of Children in the Restoration childcare area while maintaining a loving and inclusive environment for all children. Qualifications: Experience working in a childhood setting. Must be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the children and program. Ability to communicate in English language. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); ability to maintain emotional control under stress. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Applicants can submit resumes to employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 1/9/19)

Director of Youth Ministry and Coordinator of Contemporary Worship
Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church is a community of faith in McLeansville, North Carolina, that strives to represent the love of Christ in the community and beyond. This dynamic church is seeking a hybrid, full-time role: Director of Youth Ministry and Coordinator of Contemporary Worship. With nearly 800 members in this missionally focused congregation, this is a unique opportunity to bring a high level of passion and energy for building and strengthening the church’s ministry to youth and college students while serving as the leader of the contemporary worship service. Ideal candidates will have relational gifts for reaching and inspiring 6th through 12th graders during their formative years of Christian discipleship, as well as ministering to the unique needs of college students. In addition to building commitment and trust with parents, training and equipping volunteers, and steering a Spirit-led program of mission and ministry opportunities, the director will join an enthusiastic pastor, ministry staff, and administrative team committed to youth and their families. If you have a deep and living relationship with Jesus Christ consistent with the United Methodist tradition, a college degree, a call to minister to youth and their families, musical ability to lead worship, and contagious faith, we encourage you to send your resume, along with a cover letter, to Aly.Eaton@MinistryArchitects.com (Posted on 1/9/19)

Minister/Director of Music Ministries
Centenary United Methodist Church, Winston-Salem, NC, a vibrant 3,000-member congregation located in the heart of Winston-Salem, the City of Arts and Innovation, is seeking our next Minister/Director of Music Ministries (Music, Worship, and the Arts). Centenary currently has four distinct worship services each with its own music style and ethos. Working in conjunction with the Senior Minister, other clergy and the music ministry staff he/she will plan, develop, and enhance the worship life of the congregation and develop the overall music ministry of the church. The Minister/Director will be additionally responsible for directing the 50 + voice Chancel Choir for the 11:00 Traditional service. The ideal candidate will have at a minimum a master’s degree in choral conducting, sacred music or related field, experience serving in large staff churches, familiarity with sacred music, proven experience directing choirs and orchestral ensembles, knowledge of and experience with multiple worship styles, proven leadership experience with direct reports and volunteers, and the desire to innovate ministry for the future of the church. To apply please email your cover letter and resume to Mary Ann Wexler, Executive Director, at mwexler@centenary-ws.org. If available, please include a link to a video of your work in a recent conducting performance or worship experience. (Posted on 1/7/19)

Community ID Program Coordinator
Hinton Avenue UMC, in conjunction with New Beginnings Christian Community and the Welcoming Greater Charlottesville Task Force, is seeking a Charlottesville-Area Community ID Program Coordinator. This position is critical to a new ministry of providing local ID cards to those unable to obtain government-issued identification for a variety of reasons. According to a national study, approximately 11% of U.S. citizens do not have a government-issued ID. People need IDs to get certain prescription drugs, gain access to several municipal and health care services, to check into a hotel, open a bank account, get a marriage license, and more. Those with a verifiable ID feel more welcomed and included by their community. The program coordinator will work to promote, coordinate, and implement the work of hosting monthly ID Card drives, verifying documents, producing and issuing the cards, recruiting and training volunteers, and engaging those communities in need of IDs: immigrants, the homeless, those returning from prison, people with mental health issues. 10 hrs/week flex time with requirement of availability one Saturday a month. Spanish-language skills a plus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Send your resume and a note explaining why you are interested in this position, to; HAUMC: 750 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Attn: Robert Lewis, Pastor or robertlewis@vaumc.org. (Posted on 1/3/19)

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Facilities Manager
Westview on the James is a Christian camp located in Goochland, VA (about 30 minutes west of Richmond). We are searching for a Facilities Manager to lead our maintenance department. Successful candidates will have several years of maintenance and supervisory experience. The salary range is $32,000 - $38,000 with benefits. To view the full job description go to https://www.westviewonthejames.org/employment. Submit resumes to Bobby Boyd at bobby@westviewonthejames.org. (Posted on 2/15/19)

Office and Building Manager
The Pace Center, which is the United Methodist Campus Ministry at Virginia Commonwealth University,  Richmond, is seeking an Office and Building Manager. The position is part-time (25 hours a week) and non-exempt, reporting to the Director of The Pace Center (Campus Minister). This position manages The Pace Center facilities and provides administrative support for the Director. Exceptional interpersonal skills and organizational and technical skills are required. For more information, please find the entire Job Description here: https://www.connectva.org/job/office-and-building-manager-2/ For questions, please email director@thepacecenter.com. (Posted on 2/13/19)

Co-Pastoral Director, Richmond Hill, Richmond
Richmond Hill seeks a full-time residential Co-Pastoral Director to serve a dynamic ecumenical Christian community focused on the restoration and healing of Metropolitan Richmond. Richmond Hill exists to transform metropolitan Richmond through daily prayer, hospitality, racial reconciliation, and spiritual development. Richmond Hill is dedicated to a co-pastoral model representing its commitment to racial healing and justice. The new Co-Pastoral Director will work in cooperation with and collaboratively alongside the existing Co-Pastoral Director to lead a balanced ministry of prayer and community engagement. The incoming Co-Pastoral Director’s primary responsibilities will focus on outreach to communities, churches, governments, and people of the Metropolitan Richmond region. Qualifications: •Sense a calling to residential community life at Richmond Hill. •Have a desire to focus outward on social justice and racial reconciliation issues in the greater Richmond community. •Demonstrate a passion for the ministries and programs of Richmond Hill. •Model diversity and inclusiveness in keeping with Richmond Hill’s commitment to racial reconciliation. •Ordination as a minister in the Christian faith preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply go to www.richmondhillva.org/applynow/ (Posted on 2/11/19)

President, Virginia United Methodist Foundation
Glen Allen, VA (Greater Richmond)
The Virginia United Methodist Foundation (VUMF) provides stewardship education and manages assets for local churches, districts and agencies of the Virginia United Methodist Conference. Through its Grants Fund, the Foundation makes strategic awards to support projects, ministries and initiatives throughout the Conference that have the capacity or potential to enrich ministries in local churches and/or affiliated agencies, expand the outreach and ministry into the community, and enhance the ministry impact of United Methodist churches throughout the Virginia Conference.
In addition to the Foundation, the President will oversee the Virginia United Methodist Development Company (DevCo) and the Virginia United Methodist Real Estate Management Company (REMCO). DevCo was established as a financial service ministry of the Foundation to provide a funding source for loans to United Methodist churches, institutions and other related organizations within the Virginia Conference, which may include retirement communities, colleges and other affiliates of the United Methodist Church. These loans may include, but are not solely limited to, mortgage loans, renovation and construction loans, building and land acquisition loans, and other capital investment loans. REMCO assists donors with transferring personal assets or real estate to Methodist churches and affiliations of the Virginia United Methodist Conference. In addition, REMCO can manage the transfer of properties on behalf of owners and maintain consistent requirements in accordance with owners’ desires.
VUMF seeks a proven nonprofit leader with at least five years of progressive leadership experience and a passion for the Foundation’s mission.  The selected candidate will be a visionary with strong strategic planning experience and skills.  Experience in foundation work/philanthropy and fundraising is preferable, though not a requirement. The selected candidate will have deep management experience and be a battletested leader. Strong financial acumen is a must.
The successful candidate will serve as the primary external representative of the Virginia United Methodist Foundation and will be a relationship-based leader, comfortable with being the face of the organization, skilled in coalition building and working with diverse stakeholders, practiced at public speaking, and able to understand the nuances of the United Methodist church and a faith-based organization. An ability to build on the Foundation’s reputation as a responsive, accessible, and trusted partner is a necessity. 
Personal qualifications include the interest and ability to build a strong, supportive culture and to both manage and lead within the organization.  A creative, intuitive thinker with high emotional intelligence, flexible personality, and strong resiliency will serve the organization well.  The selected candidate will be self-confident but also authentic and a person who exhibits servant leadership. The ability to foster transparent, honest communication, internally and externally, will be required and highly valued.
A bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university; a master’s degree is desirable.
Click here to view the full Position Guide (pdf)
To apply, submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://www.kittlemansearch.com/news/current-searches/virginia-united-methodist-foundation/
For information about Virginia United Methodist Foundation, visit https://vaumfoundation.org/  (Posted on 1/30/19)

 

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