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.



F/T Student Ministries Program Director: Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a Student Ministries Program Director. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Student Ministries Program Director providing ministry to middle school and high school students. Student Ministries, the activities involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The Floris UMC Student Ministry serves to bring students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the Student Ministries Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries’ and the Senior Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). To apply go to https://tinyurl.com/yb3gp7kd (Posted on 6/20/17)

P/T Administrative Assistant: Administrative Assistant needed at Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Virginia.  The person in this position manages a large church database and church records, resource calendar, various administrative support roles, prepares large mailings and serves as the primary point of contact for social media updates.  The ideal candidate should be experienced with Microsoft Office and basic knowledge of computers and office equipment.  Specialized church software is the Shelby Software System for which training is provided.  This part-time position (26 hours/week) is Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm and offers a friendly working environment with a 3-day weekend every week!  Resumes may be submitted to Libby Barricks at lbarricks@fairfaxumc.org (Posted on 6/20/17)

P/T Elementary & Tweens Ministries Pastor: Chesterbrook UMC (McLean, VA) is searching for a pastor to lead the Elementary (K-3rd grade) and Tweens (4th-6th grade) ministries. Please click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested, please send resume with cover letter to: Wilson Kim, Chairman of Staff-Parish Relations Committee – wilsonjkim@yahoo.com (Posted on 6/20/17)

P/T Nursery & Pre-K Ministries Director or Pastor: Chesterbrook UMC (McLean, VA) is searching for a pastor to lead the Nursery (infant to 2 years old) and Pre-K (2 years old to 5 years old) ministries. Please click here for a detailed job description (pdf). If you are interested, please send resume with cover letter to: Wilson Kim, Chairman of Staff-Parish Relations Committee – wilsonjkim@yahoo.com (Posted on 6/20/17)

P/T Lead & Assistant Teacher: St. Matthew’s Weekday School in Annandale, VA is looking for a dynamic lead and assistant teacher for our 4-year old classes. The ideal teacher would have a degree and experience working with children in an educational setting. However, we will consider an exceptionally warm and compassionate candidate with lots of experience with children. You must have a love for children, work well with others and a zest for teaching. St. Matthew’s WDS follows the Fairfax County School schedule. We are a half day school, approximately 20 hours per week, Tuesday through Friday. If you feel as though this job opportunity is calling you please send a cover letter and resume to gvivian@stmatthewswds.com. (Posted 6/20/17)

P/T Worship and Music Arts Director: Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA is hiring a part time Worship and Music Director. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music.
We are looking for a faithful, energetic leader of Sunday worship celebrations that focus on God, help people of all ages grow in their understanding of the Gospel, and become better equipped for daily living as faithful disciples. The Worship and Music Director should have a passion for worshiping God and helping others worship through music.
The Worship and Music Director develops and leads the worship music ministry with the pastor, must have solid music skills, and ideally has the ability to direct, produce, and arrange as needed.
We have a blended worship style that includes a praise band and a small choir. While familiar with piano accompaniment, we are open to primary accompaniment by other instruments such as guitar.
The full job description is on our website at christcrossman.org/category/job-volunteer. (Posted 6/12/17)

P/T Assistant Director for Weekday School: St. Matthew’s UMC in Annandale, VA is seeking applicants for the Assistant Director of the weekday preschool. We’re seeking someone with experience in children’s education and administration to work with the Weekday School Director to plan and implement curriculum as well as manage the preschool’s finances. St. Matthew’s Weekday School is an outreach of St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church.  The Weekday School provides a part-day educational program that cultivates school preparedness, social and emotional intelligence, and Christian faith enrichment for children between the ages of two and five.  The Weekday School believes that children of all backgrounds and faith are precious to God, and as such all children deserve a safe environment in which to learn and grow. Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew’s UMC at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com. More information: stmatthewsumc.org/serve/employment-opportunities (Posted 6/8/17)

P/T Youth Director: Wesley United Methodist Church, Arlington District, a family-like, vibrant congregation with approximately 130 in worship attendance in Vienna, VA, is currently seeking a part-time Youth Director. The major responsibilities of this position are: To propose, plan, and create new events and activities for youth, improve existing ones, to build bridges to the community and wider church, and to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implanting 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. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 6/8/17)

F/T Office Manager: Dulin Church, a mid-size United Methodist congregation located in the city of Falls Church, has an opening for a full time Office Manager effective July 1, 2017. The Office Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the church office, works independently, and needs to be a self-starter and effective time manager. The Office Manager is under the supervision of the Pastor and supports the Dulin Staff Team. This position has a broad array of responsibilities including clerical, financial, reports, and publishing. 70% is Office Manager, 15% is paying bills and keeping accounts, and 15% is maintaining and updating the website. This position includes full benefits: vacation, holidays, sick leave, continuing education, health insurance, and pension. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at vaumc.org/jobs.  (Posted 6/7/17)

P/T Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator (10 hours per week, 15 hours per week during selected weeks in the summer) to provide excellence in the various music and arts aspects of our Children and Family’s Ministry (children birth – 6 th grades and their families).  Ideal candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in children’s or youth music and/or arts ministry, with a special focus as a bridgebuilder in relationships with the children themselves and the music and arts programs available to them.  The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills, and a strong Christian faith. The individual will work very closely with the Associate Pastor for Children and First Impressions, the Director, Music and Ministries and the Children and Youth Family Council to provide overall coordination of the children’s music and arts programs.
Sunday morning hours required. For a full job description, visit our website at www.ststephensfairfax.org.  Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Children’s Music Ministry Coordinator Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA  22015.  Email: office@ststephensfairfax.org. (Posted 6/6/17)

P/T Associate Director of Children and Youth Music Ministry: Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Part Time Associate Director of Children and Youth Music Ministry. Responsibilities include leading the faith development of children and youth through music in worship and other events. This position is allowed to work hours remotely to facilitate ministries. The qualified candidate should have a BA or equivalent in music with a minimum of 2 years of experience with a diverse set of musical styles and have the ability to play a musical instrument, preferably a keyboard instrument. For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at www.vaumc.org/jobs  (Posted 5/30/17)

P/T Director of Communications: Centerville UMC in Centerville seeks a Director of Communications to create, oversee and implement promotional tools and activities designed to enhance communication between Centreville UMC, its members and visitors, and will also lead all communication initiatives to expand the visibility of the church and the church’s participation in our community. Experience in marketing communications, design, layout and content management are preferred. This salaried position requires 20 hours per week. Qualified applicants should submit their job application and resume to careerswithcumc@gmail.com by June 15. (Posted 5/30/17)

P/T Pianist Needed: The Hermitage in Northern Virginia a Continuing Care Retirement Center in Alexandria, VA seeks a pianist to accompany congregational worship and lead weekly hymn sing.  3 hours on Sunday morning and 1 hour on Tuesday evening.  Please contact Rev. Kathy Howell, chaplain of the Hermitage at revkathyhowell@gmail.com. (Posted 5/30/17)

P/T Communications Coordinator: St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Manassas, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Communications Coordinator. This part time job would chiefly be completed at home in the hours set by the employee but occasionally a task may require the employee to work from the Church. Excellent computer skills are essential and experience with web pages and social media is required. For more information or to submit a resume please contact: stmarksapplicants7@gmail.com. (Posted 5/19/17)

P/T Contemporary Worship Leader: Centreville United Methodist Church in northern Virginia is looking for a worship leader for our contemporary worship service. We are looking for someone who has a clear understanding of what constitutes worship, and is able to glorify God and express faith through music. This person will provide dynamic leadership to the 11:02 Contemporary Service utilizing teams of singers and musicians who will offer music for the regular Sunday morning worship and for special seasonal services during the year.
This salaried position requires 10-12 hours per week. This includes working with and developing volunteer musicians, preparing and leading a weekly rehearsal, reviewing material for the service, leading worship on Sunday mornings, meeting with staff and pastors to discuss the service. Applicants please send a resume and cover letter to Ellen LaCroix Fillette at elfillette@centreville-umc.org. (Posted 5/19/17)

P/T Youth Director: Community of Faith United Methodist Church, (cofumc.org) a mission-oriented congregation in western Fairfax County seeks a part-time Youth Director.  The position is 10 hours per week with flexible days and hours.  Applicants should possess at least a BA/BS degree, have experience in youth ministry and the ability to lead a youth ministry to help students to grow in their relationship with God. For more information, contact Rev. Rob Vaughn at robvaughn@vaumc.org (Posted 5/8/17)

P/T Administrative Assistant: St. George’s United Methodist Church, in Fairfax, is looking for a part-time administrative assistant to work 20 hours per week.  Required hours are MondayFriday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Strong word processing and document production skills are required (including MS Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook) to produce flyers, announcements, weekly church bulletins and newsletters every two months. Responsible for mailing of weekly bulletins and other documents to home bound members.   Excellent command of the English language is expected.  Previous experience with Church Windows or Logos (Church membership software) is preferred.  Office management skills include ordering office supplies, processing bills and payments, managing the church calendar and coordinating the building use.  The successful applicant will be the face of the church during weekday working hours.  Duties include greeting and directing visitors, vendors and others with church business, such as wedding parties, recitals and organizations utilizing church space, in person or on the phone.  Minimum high school diploma required. Please provide salary expectations.

Please send resumes to: cysaddler@verizon.net  (Posted 4/7/17).

P/T Director of Christian Formation: The Trinity United Methodist Church, an historic mid-sized church in the City of Alexandria, is seeking a Director of Christian Formation (DCF). This new part-time position requires a commitment of 25 hours per week to include Sundays and attendance at monthly committee meetings occurring evenings and/or Saturdays. Total annual compensation is $25,000 to $35,000, commensurate with experience and schedule. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience, initiative, and vision in the development and implementation of Christian formation and education programs for all ages, from pre-school to adult. The DCF will work closely with the pastor, the Christian Formation Committee, and the Staff Parish Relations Committee, with an emphasis on fostering and growing Trinity’s children and youth education programs. A bachelor’s degree with relevant major is preferred, but not required. Three years of documented experience in Christian education is preferred. Please click here for a more detailed job description. You can find information about our church at our website: http://www.trinityalexandria.org Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to Jeff Lane, SPRC Chair, by email at jeff.lane38@gmail.com. Please also send a copy of the email to office@trinityalexandria.org. Applicants should provide a mailing address, daytime and evening phone numbers, and an email address. (Posted 4/4/17)

Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader) St. Matthew’s UMC, Annandale, is seeking a Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader). The Worship Leader will lead congregational music in worship at the 9:45 worship service, a service that utilizes the contemporary music model but also incorporates hymns and ancient texts. The Worship Leader will be a faithful Christian who has a passion for worship and is open to working in a team environment. The Worship Leader will have vocal and instrumental proficiency and be able to recruit members for the praise band when needed.  Knowledge of worship songs and hymns and the ability to incorporate both in services are critical. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew’s UMC at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/21/17)

P/T Director of Youth and Family Ministries: Galilee UMC, Sterling. Seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministries. The Director of Youth and Family Ministries is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs for youth (middle school and high school) and families in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit their resume and interest letter to sprc@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 3/9/2017)

P/T Handbell Director: Galilee UMC, Sterling. Seeking a part-time Handbell Director to select music and provide musical direction to the Chapel Chimers at the Lansdowne Woods campus and Wesley Ringers at the main campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email sprc@galileeumc.org with your resume and letter of interest. (Posted on 3/9/17)

P/T Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries (DYCM): Epiphany UMC in Vienna is looking for a Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries to plan and organize activities for Epiphany UMC youth and children and to bring our families together in fellowship so that they grow in their relationships with God and each other.
The DYCM plans, coordinates, and leads programs and activities for children of all ages through high school. The position reports directly to the church Pastor, and works closely with other church ministries including Education, Worship, Mission, Music, Church Social Activities, and Epiphany Preschool. Contact either Brett Isernhagen, Pastor, at 912-674-4935, or Walter Cook at 703-268-8611. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted 3/9/17)