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.



Preschool Director: Burke UMC is seeking to hire a 30-hour/week Preschool Director to provide leadership for Burke United Methodist Preschool. A ministry of Burke United Methodist Church, BUMP has been a preeminent place for children to learn through play, surrounded by love for more than 30 years. The Director: Plans and coordinates the daily operation of the preschool program; Acts as liaison between the preschool committee, the preschool staff, and the preschool families; Acts as liaison between the preschool and the church and contributing to church staff meetings; Serve on the preschool committee; Acts as a liaison with community preschool programs by attending meetings and conferences as deemed appropriate; and Maintains policies and procedures for program operation as a licensed preschool. Additional information can be found by visiting www.BurkeUMC.org. Resumes should be submitted to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com (Posted May 2021)

Director of Youth Ministries: Centreville UMC in Centreville, VA is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This person will provide dynamic leadership and oversight of the youth ministry, including planning and implementing a program that will encourage youth to become disciples of Jesus Christ and leaders in the congregation. The Director of Youth Ministry will also serve as the Director of Upward League, working with leaders, coaches and parents to offer a sports environment as a way to create opportunities to share the Christian Faith. This is a full-time position. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If interested in this position, please email your resume to Rev. Will Montgomery at willmontgomery@vaumc.org. (Posted May 2021)

Preschool Director: Centreville United Methodist Church is looking for a full-time director for its 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 this link for more information (pdf). Resumes and references may be submitted to Rev. Marti Ringenbach at mringenbach@centreville-umc.org (Posted May 2021)

Administrative Assistant (Part Time): Vale UMC, Oakton, VA has an immediate opening for an administrative assistant to work in our church office, flex schedule, 20-25 hours per week.  The administrative assistant reports directly to the Pastor. This position is the welcoming face of Vale and is the central point for communication representing the church in interactions with the community, staff, congregants, other churches and businesses. Essential duties of this position are managing contacts with membership and community; administrative support to church worship and activities; maintaining the church website; and assisting in office and church operations. Qualifications include effective oral and written communication skills; ability to prioritize daily tasks and multi-task effectively; strong customer service skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office products; proficiency with web and social media applications (Signup Genius, web page, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, YouTube etc); and demonstrated experience in working in a team setting with minimal supervision. This is an hourly wage position. Compensation commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send their resume to jobs@valechurch.org or mail to Vale UMC, Attn: Bette Rutherford, SPRC Chair, 11528 Vale Road, Oakton, VA 22124. (Posted May 2021)

Director of Children’s Ministry
Trinity UMC, McLean, is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry to provide direction and organize our children’s ministry program at Trinity. Specific responsibilities include developing, designing, executing and overseeing weekly Sunday School programming throughout the school year, special annual events, and Trinity’s annual Vacation Bible School offering in August. The Director will work closely with our pastors, staff, and lay leaders involved in children’s ministry at Trinity. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested? To apply, please submit your resume and short cover letter to info@umtrinity.org. We are seeking to fill this role prior to June 2021. (Posted May 2021)

Director of Youth Ministry
Trinity UMC, McLean, is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry to provide direction and organize our youth ministry program at Trinity. Specific responsibilities include developing, designing and leading Trinity’s weekly Youth Group program throughout the year and special annual youth group events. The Director of Youth Ministry will also be responsible for helping Trinity’s Pastors organize and teach confirmation classes, and plan for an annual confirmation banquet. The Director will work closely with our pastors, staff, and lay leaders involved in youth ministry at Trinity. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested? To apply, please submit your resume and short cover letter to info@umtrinity.org. We are seeking to fill this role prior to June 2021. (Posted May 2021)

Worship and Social Media Producer: Aldersgate UMC, Alexandria, is seeking a Worship and Social Media Producer who supports the communications ministry at the church. 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 the church’s website and social media accounts. The Producer will assist and handle the technical aspects of the website and oversee the church’s digital fingerprint. The Producer will be expected to build a video ministry volunteer team to help design, create, and share content for the church. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply, send an email with your resume and a cover letter to staffsearch@aldersgate.net with “PRODUCER” in the subject line. Application deadline is April 30, 2021. (Posted April 2021)

Children’s Ministries Coordinator: Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Children’s Ministries Coordinator. The primary purpose of the position is to bring the children at Floris and from the surrounding community into a closer personal relationship with Jesus Christ. This position works under the direction of the Children’s and Family Ministries Director to help develop, communicate, administer and implement school-aged children’s programs and events. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Resumes can be submitted to employment@florisumc.org (April 2021)

Part-Time Office Administrator: Washington Farm UMC is currently recruiting for a Part-Time Office Administrator. Qualified applicants will have excellent organizational skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft programs, social media platforms, and church software, or a demonstrated ability to learn at a rapid pace. To apply, please send your resume to Washington Farm UMC, Attn: Pamela Wolski, PO Box 36, Mount Vernon, VA  22121. The deadline to apply is April 2, 2021. (March 2021)

FT Coordinator of Discipleship for Children and Youth: Burke UMC is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Discipleship for Children and Youth who will provide mission ownership and execution of all children and youth ministries at Burke UMC (infant-12th grades). They provide vision and leadership while identifying, training, and coordinating volunteers. The Director ensures that children and youth have opportunities to engage in ministries of worship, learn, share, and care. For a complete description, visit www.burkeumc.org. Interested candidates should send a resume to bumcjobopenings@gmail.com. (March 2021)

Vine Church in Dunn Loring, VA, has two positions available: Part-time church office administrator. Vine Church, Dun Loring. Candidates should be skilled in Microsoft Office, membership databases and be willing to learn how to update the church website.
Part-time worship leader. Worship Leader collaborates with the pastors to plan worship services, selects music, leads weekly band rehearsal and Sunday worship. For details and to apply visit: https://thevineva.org/connect/join-the-team/ (March 2021)

PT Communications Director: Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church (ACUMC) in Vienna, Virginia, seeks to hire a Communications Director.  The job is part-time (20-25 hours per week), with pay dependent upon qualifications and experience (please click here for a detailed job description).  The Director in cooperation with our Pastor will address changing communication needs for a small but growing congregation. Specifically, the Director will help to develop, refine, and implement a consistent graphic identity for ACUMC, will ensure that communications consistently reflect the identity of the church, and will assist staff and church leaders in advertising special events and church functions.  Communications covered include electronic (weekly e-Newsletter, helping to produce/post worship and sermon videos online, coordinating posts to church website), print media (flyers, brochures), social media, and communications with the press about ACUMC ministries and events.  The Director will attend weekly staff meetings with the Pastor, coordinate church calendar entries, and maintain a budget for areas of oversight.  ACUMC seeks a person who desires to grow in their Christian faith, who is committed to the mission and vision of Andrew Chapel, and who serves out of a sense of call.  The successful candidate works cooperatively and effectively with others, is motivated and a self-starter, has good organizational skills, has the ability to set and maintain timelines and workloads, has excellent written and oral communication skills, is proficient with social media (especially Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) and Microsoft Office and Google Docs.  Preferred skills include knowledge of WordPress (or similar CMS), MailChimp (or similar email marketing tools), Adobe Creative Suite, and Servant Keeper software. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and up to three examples of communications pieces you have created (written, graphic, or other) by email to jobs@andrewchapelumc.org or by mail to: Andrew Chapel UMC, Attn: Pastor Matt Sargent, 1301 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182. (March 2021)