Employment Opportunities

Local Job opportunities in United Methodist Churches in Northern VA

Job postings will remain online for up to 3 months. Please send job postings to NoVaDistricts@vaumc.org for consideration.

POSITIONS WANTED

LOCAL CHURCH OPPORTUNITIES:

P/T Director of Youth and College Ministries: Aldersgate UMC, Alexandria, is seeking a Director of Youth and College Ministries who is responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive and robust ministry for the youth (grades 7-12), young adults of college age (ages 18-22), and their families. The Director of Youth and College Ministries will create opportunities for youth and young adults of college age to be in ministry, engage their faith, and deepen their understanding of Christian principles and practice. This includes but is not limited to youth education, weekly activities, and mission trips. For details, visit aldersgate.net (Posted 6/15)

F/T Director of Youth and Worship Ministries: Vale UMC in Oakton, Virginia seeks a full-time deacon or committed layperson to serve as a Director of Youth and Worship Ministries (40 hrs. per week). This person will engage, inspire and motivate the middle and high school youth of our congregation, through worship and study, helping them to grow in their personal faith and evolution into responsible and caring young adults. Our need is for a person of spiritual maturity, integrity, creativity, and humor. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs

Preschool Director: Wesley United Methodist Church is seeking a director for its preschool in Vienna. The director provides leadership of this outreach ministry of 130 students by managing its daily operations, serving as a liaison between the church and school, selecting and supervising faculty (of approximately 20), maintaining policies and procedures, and offering vision and creativity to the program. The director is responsible for enrollment, curriculum, licensing compliance, and financial oversight. The Preschool Director is employed on an eleven-month contract (August through June) for 30 hours a week. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education, and experience in a management position, requiring problem analysis, organizational skills, effective communication skills, crisis management, dedication, and diplomacy. A copy of the complete position description may be obtained by contacting Ms. Laura Hoing, wesleyumpreschool@verizon.net. Applicants should submit their resume via email to Ms. Hoing no later than June 5.  

P/T Kids Ministry Director Fairfax United Methodist Church—Fairfax, VA.  The Kids Ministry Director is responsible for all areas of helping children in the church and community, nursery through sixth grade, learn about the love of God and grow in faith through multiple types of ministries and missions with a special emphasis on the socially distanced community at this time.   A full Job Description is attached.   Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to   pkipps@fairfaxumc.org
 
P/T Video/Media Producer Fairfax United Methodist Church—Fairfax, VA.  The Video/Media Producer supports the communications ministry at FUMC.  As a part of the staff team, the Video/Media Producer designs and creates video and media content for in-person and online worship, video content for marketing and promotional purposes, as well as future Live Streaming of worship.  The Producer also supports online discipleship video development and/or usage and is expected to build a video ministry volunteer team to assist in design, creation and sharing content for the church. The Job Description is attached.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Rev. David Bonney at dbonney@fairfaxumc.org. (Posted 6/1)

P/T Worship and Social Media Producer: The Worship and Social Media Producer supports the communications ministry at Aldersgate United Methodist Church (AUMC). As part of the staff team, the Worship and Social Media Producer will design and create video and media content for in-person and online worship; video content for marketing and promotional purposes; and web content for publication on AUMC’s web site and social media accounts. The Producer will be expected to build a video ministry volunteer team to help design, create, and share content for the church. LEARN MORE (posted 6/8)

P/T Audio/Visual Director: Burke United Methodist Church – Burke, VA: The Audio/Visual Director will oversee all audio/visual needs for the church, including (but not limited to) Sunday morning worship (including livestreaming), video communications and announcements, coordinating audio/visual needs for outside groups and all special worship services or events. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com. (Posted 4/28)

P/T Financial Administrator: St. Johns United Methodist Church (UMC) is seeking qualified applicants to serve as a Financial Administrator. Vacancy is to be filled NLT 1 April 2020. The accounts for and manages Church funds, maintaining appropriate and accurate financial records. Prepares and submits financial reports to St. John’s Pastor; Administrative Council; Finance Committee; Board of Trustees and Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE), the church preschool. As a part-time employee, compensation is paid semi-monthly for 40 hours of labor at an hourly rate of $18-$20, depending on level of expereince.
Required Qualifications: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and Quickbooks, for all payroll functions: issues checks, and prepares Federal and State documents for 30 employees. Able to apply Servant Keeper software for required church financial operations. Perform accurate accounting practice for all financial transactions within acceptable Federal, Virginia, and UMC standards.
Experience with managing and supporting reports preparation required for planning/ tracking an annual budget. Maintains all financial records and schedules annual audit. Submit resume to the Pastor Staff Parish Committee (PSPR), St. John’s UMC, 5312Backlick Rd., Springfield, VA, 22151. Qualified applicants will be required to submit three (3) references documenting work experience and agree to a background check.

Communications Specialist, 30 Hours/Week: The Communications Specialist will create and maintain a consistent and appealing image of the church across all media and offer administrative support to church staff. The Communications Specialist provides appropriate publicity, advertising, and promotion within the congregation and in the community using social media, brochures, banners, postcards, signs, and banners. In addition, they maintain the website and bulletin. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to  bumcjobopenings@gmail.com.