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:

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.

Preschool Director, 25-30 Hours/Week (To Begin June 2020) The Director of Burke United Methodist Preschool provides leadership of the BUMP ministry by coordinating daily operation, acting as a liaison between the church and the preschool, supervising preschool faculty and staff, maintaining policies and procedures for program operation as a licensed preschool, and offering vision and creativity to the overall program. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to  bumcjobopenings@gmail.com

Coordinator of Discipleship for Children and Youth​, Full-Time w/Benefits: The Coordinator of Discipleship for Children and Youth provides 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. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to  bumcjobopenings@gmail.com

P/T Administrative Assistant: Friendship United Methodist Church (Falls Church, VA) is looking to hire a part-time Administrative Assistant (16 hours per week, Monday-Thursday). We are seeking candidates who are enthusiastic about the church’s outreach and growth efforts, communicate with courtesy and compassion, are attentive to detail, can multitask, and are proficient in Microsoft Office and Google products. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to ThomasLott@FriendshipChurchNova.org. (Posted 2/19)

F/T Youth Ministries Leader: Pender UMC, Fairfax, is seeking a full-time Youth Ministries Leader. The purpose of Youth Ministry is to provide support and encouragement with a non-judgmental ear to listen and heart to guide as a means of awakening and strengthening faith in our youth; to prepare the youth for a lifetime focus on God and living a life that is pleasing to God; to provide practical ways for our youth to live out their commitment to serve God and others joyfully.  Though the Youth Ministries Leader is not expected to be the only teacher or presenter, the Youth Ministries Leader is expected to deliver guidance and oversight to the teaching team. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs (Posted 2/19)

P/T Assistant to Director of Outreach: Burke UMC is seeking a part-time (10 Hours/Week) Assistant to Director of Outreach.  This person will assist in the daily, ongoing operations of the Outreach ministry at BUMC, including donation organization, communication needs, record keeping, and maintenance of Outreach facility locations within the church. The ideal candidate for this position must be self-motivated, able to both take direction and proactively assess what needs to be done. The best candidate will demonstrate a passion for the outreach ministries of the church, have proficiency in Office software, and be able to work physically when needed. Visit www.burkeumc.org for full job description. Resumes should be sent to janewilson@burkeumc.org. (Posted 2/19)

Director of Children’s MinistriesWesley United Methodist Church, a vibrant congregation located in Vienna, VA, is thrilled to announce that we are seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries (Early childhood through 5 grade), who will work cooperatively with the pastor and lay leadership to ensure the children’s growth in faith and discipleship, and to strengthen the church’s mission and vision throughout the ministry opportunities. Detailed Job Descriptions can be found here, and contact sprc@wesleyvienna.org with your interest and resume. Please note that the church is also looking for a Youth Director, and that the two positions can be combined to a full-time position as Director of Next Generation Ministries, if a candidate with great passion and gifts is found. (Posted 2/19)

Youth Director Wesley United Methodist Church is a vibrant congregation located in Vienna, VA, looking for a Christian leader who will inspire, love and relate to the youth in the church and community (6 through 12 grades), in order to help them be empowered and grow in faith and discipleship. Detailed Job Descriptions can be found here, and contact sprc@wesleyvienna.org with your interest and resume. Please note that the church also looking for a Director of Children’s Ministries, and that the two positions can be combined to a full-time position as Director of Next Generation Ministries, if a candidate with great passion and gifts is found. (Posted 2/19)

F/T Director of Discipling Ministries: Messiah United Methodist Church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking a vibrant, Christian adult, to lead the church as the Director of Discipling Ministries. This is a full-time position with benefits. Flexible hours but some nights and weekends are required. Salary range of $45,000 – $60,000 for candidates meeting preferred qualifications. Excellent Human Relations and Communication Skills are required as recruiting and supporting volunteers for Sunday School, Adult Bible Studies, and large-scale Children’s Ministry events are key components of this position. The Director of Discipling Ministries is responsible for designing and implementing discipleship education and experiences for all ages throughout the year.
For full job description, click here. To apply, click here. Please contact Tom Willson, Chairperson of the Staff Parish Relations Committee, at jobs@messiahumc.org (Posted 2/18)

P/T Children’s Ministry Coordinator: St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale, VA  is seeking applicants for a Part-time Children’s Ministry Coordinator (CMC). The CMC will work with the Director of Family Ministries to lead ministry programs for and with children from birth through 6th grade and their families. Responsibilities include Nursery, Children’s Sunday School, Children’s Worship, Vacation Bible School, and seasonal programs for children and their families, including but not limited to the Fall Festival, Family Advent Celebration, and Easter Egg Hunt. Applicants must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology. For more information on the position and how to apply, please contact Angela Culbertson, SPRC Chair at culbertsonangela801@gmail.com or call the church office at 703-978-3500.  (Posted 2/3)

Kids Ministry Director: Fairfax United Methodist Church in Northern Virginia is accepting resumes for candidates to oversee programing and outreach for kids from early childhood through sixth grade. The Kids Ministry Director is responsible for helping children in the congregation learn about the love of God and grow in faith as Christian disciples.  For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs (Posted 2/3)

P/T Administrative Assistant: Grace UMC in Manassas, VA is seeking an Administrative Assistant to serve in a part-time role (9am-2pm M-F) to assist the Church Administrator and pastors in making Grace UMC a safe, clean, welcoming, and professional environment for ministry. The Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for all who call or visit Grace UMC during business hours. This employee serves by providing a friendly, hospitable, helpful, and professional presence, with exceptional “customer” service. This staff member also assists pastors and staff with administrative tasks. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Drew Colby, dcolby@umcgrace.org. (Posted 1/22)

P/T Facility Maintenance Technician: Grace UMC in Manassas, VA is seeking a Facility Maintenance Technician to serve 25 hours per week (9am-2pm M-F) to assist the Director of Operations in accomplishing their mission: making the facilities of Grace United Methodist Church (including Grace Children’s Learning Center) a safe, clean, welcoming, and professional environment for ministry.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Drew Colby, dcolby@umcgrace.org. (Posted 1/22)

F/T Kids’, Student and Adult Ministry Director: Restoration Church, the Reston Campus of Floris UMC, is seeking a full-time Kids’, Student and Adult Ministry Director. Applicants can apply at employment@florisumc.org. Details of the position are on our site: https://restorationreston.org/who-we-are/employment (Posted 1/22)

P/T Office Manager: Franconia United Methodist Church (“Franconia UMC”) has an open position for a part-time Office Manager.  Salary determined based on experience and position offered. To apply for this position, please send your resume, letter of interest including salary expectations, and statement of personal faith, to:  Jobs@FranconiaUMC.org  
Deadline to apply to this position is February 5, 2020.  Full details of the position are available via this link:  https://www.franconiaumc.org/ofcmanager/ (Posted 1/22)

P/T Director of Music Ministries: Great Falls United Methodist Church,  Great Falls, VA, is searching for an energetic and dynamic part-time  Director of Music Ministries. The expected commitment is up to 12 hours per week. The Director has the primary responsibility of directing the church choir and the handbell choir. The proper candidate will be responsible for providing a spiritual approach to the choirs with a theologically centered rehearsal. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs (Posted 1/22)

P/T Communications Director: Arcola United Methodist Church in Dulles, Virginia is currently seeking a Communications Director to lead in setting the direction as well as the strategic implementation of all internal and external communications to consistently articulate, enable and fulfill Arcola Church’s mission and vision. This individual will be a creative, innovative, strategic thinker and a results-driven team leader and administrator. Go to our job opportunities page to read more about the job, requirements, and to apply. (15 hours/week) (Posted 1/22)

P/T Assistant Director of Music Ministry: Good Shepherd, a mid-sized, multi-cultural United Methodist Church in Dale City, VA, is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Music Ministry. Primary duties include: conducting a 10-15 person Chancel Choir on scheduled Sundays (typically once or twice a month) and at other special services (e.g. Christmas, Easter); assisting the Director of Music Ministry in planning and selecting music for the Chancel Choir; and, conducting the Chancel Choir at weekly rehearsals. The expected time required for these duties is 6-8 hours per week. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs

Director of Student Ministries: Christ United Methodist Church in Fairfax Station, VA is looking for a qualified individual to fill our Director of Student Ministries position. According to our desire to “love God, love others, and live out the gospel life,” the Director of Student Ministries will be responsible for creating, organizing, leading and directing relational ministries for youth grades 7th through 12th. This will include Sunday and Wednesday gatherings as well as small groups designed to inspire and encourage students to respond to Jesus and grow in their relationship with God. Full job description can be viewed here (pdf). To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to tarnold@christchurchva.org. (Posted on 12/10/19)

P/T Financial Assistant: Old Bridge Church (OBUMC) is seeking a Financial Assistant whose mission it will be to process invoicing, receipt and payment of accounts, initiate bank transfers, process payroll, accounts reconciliation, and generate relevant reports for the church and preschool operation. The incumbent will function as the primary support person to the Treasurer, Preschool Director, and the church leadership board. The ideal candidate will be proficient in business accounting and bookkeeping procedures, the use of standard financial accounting software, and common office procedures. Find out more. (posted 11/25)

Food Pantry Director: St. Thomas UMC, Manassas, is looking for a dynamic leader to join the team to help its Food Pantry and other outreach programs move to the next level.  Ideal candidate must be outgoing, problem solver, have good communication and strong interpersonal skills; being bilingual in Spanish is a plus but not required. Candidate must be able to develop and execute a strategic plan to grow, strengthen, and fund this vital ministry and integrate effectively into the fabric of the church’s life. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs (posted 11/25)

P/T Director of Youth Ministries: Vale United Methodist Church, Oakton, VA, is a vibrant congregation looking for a leader who possesses a calling to work with youth combined with a love for God to direct a growing youth ministry at Vale. The youth of Vale are vital members of our congregation, and we place great emphasis on nourishing their spiritual development and commitment to this mission. We seek a part-time Director of Youth Ministries (15 hrs. per week) who will engage, inspire and motivate the Junior and Senior High youth of our congregation, helping them to grow in their personal faith and evolution into responsible and caring young adults. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs (posted 11/25)

P/T Director of Music: Great Falls United Methodist Church, “The Church with a Heart in the Heart of Great Falls,” located in Great Falls, VA, is searching for an energetic and dynamic Director of Music Ministries. This is a part-time position. The Director has the primary responsibility of directing the church choir and the Handbell Choir. The proper candidate will be responsible for providing a spiritual approach to the choirs with a theologically centered rehearsal. He/She will also be responsible for scheduling music at our worship and celebration services, and work collaboratively with the pastor and Organist in coordinating music for worship services. A music degree and keyboard experience are required, and conducting experience is essential. Must be a good communicator,
flexible, reliable and approachable. Send letters of interest along with resume to Karen Kelly at karen45kelly@verizon.net. (posted 11/25)

P/T Pre-school Director: Vine Church is seeking a director for its pre-school in Dunn Loring. Director responsibilities include oversight of teachers, maintaining a safe and healthy facility, and aiding families in connecting with the church and the church to connect with families. Currently, our pre-school is morning only. Vine Church is open to growing this position to full-time by adding an afternoon session or by expanding to a second site. Director must be a practicing Christian, preferably a member of the Vine Church community. A degree in child development, early childhood education or education preferred. For more information visit https://thevineva.org/about-us/jobs/ or contact melissaDunlap@thevineva.org. (Posted 10/16)

Youth Ministries Leader: Pender UMC, Fairfax, is seeking a Youth Ministries Leader. The purpose of Youth Ministry is to provide support and encouragement with a non-judgmental ear to listen and heart to guide as a means of awakening and strengthening faith in our youth; to prepare the youth for a lifetime focus on God and living a life that is pleasing to God; to provide practical ways for our youth to live out their commitment to serve God and others joyfully. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs (Posted 10/3)