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 NoVaAdmin@vaumc.org for consideration.

POSITIONS WANTED

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES:

Camp Director: Camp Highroad, located in Middleburg, VA, is seeking a Camp Director. This position, under the direction of the Board of Directors, will lead a team of full time, part time, summer, and seasonal staff. All functions and activities will be performed in alignment with the United Methodist Church Book of Discipline and all Camp policies. Click here for a full position description. Interested applicants may send a resume to Board Chair, Greg Early, at board.chair@camphighroad.org, noting Camp Director in the subject line. (July 2024)

P/T Operations and Programs Administrator: Camp Highroad, Middleburg, VA, is seeking an Operations and Programs Administrator. This position, under the direction of the Camp Highroad Director, will support the Assistant Directors for Operations, Summer Camp, and Programs. The Administrator will work on a day-to-day basis with each of the Assistant Directors coordinating and prioritizing supporting activities across multiple responsibilities. The Administrator will work routine business hours throughout the week and may be asked to support weekend activities on an as needed basis. Click here for a full position description. Interested applicants may send a resume to Board Chair, Greg Early, at board.chair@camphighroad.org, noting Operations and Programs Administrator in the subject line. (July 2024)

Assistant Director for Summer Camp: Camp Highroad, Middleburg, VA, is seeking an Assistant Director for Summer Camp. This position, under the direction of the Camp Highroad Director, will lead a team of part time and seasonal staff. This will involve supervision of approximately 50 individuals. All functions and activities will be performed in alignment with the United Methodist Church Book of Discipline and all Camp policies. Click here for a full position description. Interested applicants may send a resume to Board Chair, Greg Early, at board.chair@camphighroad.org, noting Assistant Director for Summer Camp in the subject line. (July 2024)

P/T Program and Support Staff: Camp Highroad, Middleburg, VA, is seeking multiple part time positions as Program and Support Staff. The Program and Support Staff positions provide Camp Highroad part time and seasonal assistance with the delivery of programs and activities.  The Program and Support Staff reports to a Team Leader or a Full-Time staff member to deliver structured outdoor adventure programs, provide hospitality and food services to our guests. Click here for a full position description. Interested applicants may send a resume to Board Chair, Greg Early, at board.chair@camphighroad.org, noting Program and Support Staff in the subject line. (July 2024)

LOCAL CHURCH OPPORTUNITIES:

Instrumental Music Director: Messiah UMC in Springfield is looking for an Instrumental Music Director to lead all instrumental music ensembles under the direction of the Director of Music Ministries. Click here for a full position description. To apply, please send your resume to tlanglois@messiahumc.org. (July 2024)

P/T Youth Coordinator: The Youth Coordinator at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church works to fulfill the Youth Ministries’ mission of “Connecting youth to a loving environment that fosters a relationship with God and our neighbor.” As the overall Coordinator for a comprehensive youth program for 7th-12th graders and their families, the Youth Coordinator works with the pastoral staff and a team of church volunteers to develop a vibrant ministry based on its core values: welcoming, service-oriented, God-led, and fun. See the full position description on our Web site, ststephensfairfax.org. (July 2024)

Youth Ministry Director: Sudley UMC and St. Thomas UMC are seeking a Youth Ministry Director. This position plays a vital role in helping the church build meaningful relationships with our youth. The ultimate goal of the Youth Ministry is to develop fully committed disciples of Jesus Christ by building a strong foundation in faith so that a youth’s faith will endure throughout their entire life. Click here for the full job description. Resumes may be sent to Samantha Bouquet, Samantha.bouquet@stthomasumc.org. (July 2024)

P/T Worship Leader: Haymarket Church is seeking a gifted musician and leader to fill our 10 hour per week Worship Leader position.  The worship leader is responsible for leading in-person worship in Haymarket every Sunday, including setup and breakdown of mobile church sound equipment.  In-person commitments include 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM every Sunday, special worship services throughout the year (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, etc.), and leading one rehearsal of our all-volunteer band per week. Other responsibilities (selecting and scheduling music, meeting with the pastor to plan for worship, coordinating volunteers, etc.) can be completed remotely. A successful candidate will be gifted as a vocalist and an instrumental leader of music (keyboard or guitar preferred).  Candidates are expected to be committed to Christian faith.  Haymarket Church is an affirming church, fully welcoming all people – we are Jesus-centered, pro-justice, anti-racist, and LGBTQIA+ affirming – the Worship Leader must be supportive of and comfortable with these commitments. For questions about the job, to receive a copy of the job description, or to apply, email Brian.Johnson@haymarketchurch.org. (July 2024)

P/T Director of Youth Ministries: Mount Olivet United Methodist Church and Walker Chapel United Methodist Church are seeking a part-time Director of Youth for their cooperative youth ministry. This person will oversee the spiritual direction of youth from 6th-12th grade, including Sunday morning and evening gatherings, mission trips, relationship building, and outreach. Click here for full job description. Please send application materials to Rev. Sara Keeling at skeeling@mtolivet-umc.org. (June 2024)

Operations Manager: Oakton United Methodist Church in Oakton, Virginia is seeking an Operations Manager to partner with the pastor, 32 hours a week, in the day-to-day operational tasks that ensure the implementation and execution of effective and efficient operations, internally and externally, for missional alignment that promotes ongoing church growth and revitalization. For the full job description, click HERE. Interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume to Rev. Ashley Allen, aallen@oaktonumc.org. (June 2024)

Director of Youth Ministry and Upward Co-Director: Centreville United Methodist Church is hiring a Director of Youth Ministry and Upward Co-Director. The Director is primarily responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading all aspects of the youth ministry program for individuals in 7th through 12th grades at Centreville United Methodist Church (CUMC). The principal purpose of this position is to develop Christian discipleship among youth in a comprehensive approach involving worship, mission, relationship building, and outreach, while serving as spiritual leader, mentor, and role model. The position will also serve as an administrator for Upward Basketball Ministry and liaison for CUMC and will work with leaders, coaches, volunteers, and families to offer a sports environment as a way to create opportunities to share the Christian faith. Full job description is available here:  www.centreville-umc.org/welcome/employment/. Those interested in applying should submit a cover letter, their resume, and 3 references (including contact information) to Jobs@centreville-umc.org. The deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday, June 19, 2024. (June 2024)

P/T Nursery Worker: Community of Faith UMC is seeking a part-time (2-4 hours per week) Nursery Worker for Sunday mornings.  This position is often the first point of contact for new families with very young children and works collaboratively with our Children & Youth Ministry Director.  Click Here for a full job description.  To apply, please submit a resume and brief cover letter by emailing Pastor Abi Foerster, pastor@cofumc.org.  Position open until filled. (June 2024)

P/T Church Office Administrator: Washington Farm UMC, Alexandria, is seeking candidates to fill a part-time Office Administrator position (Min. 12.5 hours weekly). The Office Administrator will provide administrative support to the Pastor, other church staff and ministry chairpersons. The primary function of this position is to perform the daily administrative operations of the church office while providing a warm and welcoming, confidential, and positive environment for all Washington Farm members and visitors. The ideal candidate will have solid experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint), Google Docs, and Gmail. Experience with Canva, WordPress and Social Media platforms strongly desired. High school graduate or equivalent and valid driver’s license are required. Click here for a detailed job description. Interested candidates, please email a cover letter, resume and any additional information to: pastor@washingtonfarmumc.org. Position is open until filled. (May 2024)

P/T Administrative Secretary: Cherrydale UMC seeks an Administrative Secretary (part-time). The candidate will work closely with the pastor and other church staff, church committees, and ministry teams to further CUMC’s mission to: “Seek God joyfully, grow faithfully in our discipleship, and share God’s love with the world.” Click HERE for the full job description. A cover letter and resume should be sent to Rev. Dawn-Marie Singleton at pastor@cherrydaleumc.org. (May 2024)

Church Office Manager: Dumfries UMC seeks a Church Office Manager. The candidate is ultimately responsible for the efficient operation of the Dumfries United Methodist Church office. More specifically, the DUMC Church Office Manager will have the ability to interact with all stakeholders in an enthusiastic manner that is helpful, courteous, pleasant, and professional, serve as the Senior Pastor’s executive assistant, ensure the church office runs smoothly; develop and recommend improved office procedures and systems, and meet the general qualifications for the position. For the full job description, click HERE. (May 2024)

P/T Administrative Assistant: Galilee United Methodist Church is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to support the ministry and administrative affairs of the church by directly supporting the pastors of Galilee as well as providing administrative support to church staff, committees, and missions. Click here for full position description. Applicants can send their resumes to: info@Galileeumc.org. (May 2024)

F/T Director of Youth Ministry: Sydenstricker UMC, in Springfield, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry 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. Please visit the SUMC website for a complete job description and information on how to apply. (May 2024)

P/T Office Manager: Walker Chapel United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA, is seeking a part-time Office Manager. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Walker Chapel office. Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to receptionist and clerical duties, maintaining the calendar of church, preparation of church reports and maintaining of files, and other duties as assigned.  Applicant must demonstrate interpersonal and management skills, be team-oriented, and have a record of professional excellence. Click HERE for the full job description. Applicants may send inquiries, cover letters, and resumes to pastor@walkerchapel.org. (May 2024)

Food Market Associate: Looking to make a difference in our community?  Feeling called to work with friends experiencing homelessness and poverty? Rising Hope Mission Church is a safe place where people can gain spiritual and physical sustenance. They work with individuals experiencing poverty and homelessness along the Route 1 Corridor in Alexandria, Virginia. Rising Hope is hiring a Food Market Associate. Apply by emailing events@risinghopeumc.org. (May 2024)