Local Job opportunities in United Methodist Churches in Northern VA



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)

F/T Director of Serve Ministries: Centreville UMC has an opening for a full-time Director of Serve Ministries.  The director will be responsible for overseeing ministries that provide outreach to people locally, nationally and globally.  The director will work with  CUMC’s Mission Council and staff to help the congregation support mission trips, food and clothing distributions, hypothermia shelter and ESL classes.  Qualified applicants should submit their job application and resume to careerswithcumc@gmail.com. (Posted 5/1/17)

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)

P/T Office Manager: Christ Crossman UMC in Falls Church, VA is looking for a talented Office Manager with skills, experience, and savvy to be the backbone of day-to-day office operations. The Office Manager is an integral team member for achieving the church mission. The Officer Manager should be a person who enjoys a variety of activities, works independently, communicates well, and successfully manages many details.
The Office Manager serves as the face and voice of Christ Crossman UMC to both parishioners and the public. The Office Manager’s primary duties and responsibilities are the successful operations and logistics of the church, bookkeeping, and communications and marketing activities. The successful candidate will enjoy having work that requires creative and analytical approaches.
The Office Manager must be customer service-oriented, fluent in Microsoft Office, have bookkeeping experience, have experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) database, updating websites, and using social media, capable of multitasking, and detail-oriented. Position requires strict adherence to confidentiality guidelines, in light of access to financial records and visitations with Pastor.
The Office Manager is a part-time, salaried position. Position hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., for a total of 30 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 10 paid days of leave per calendar year. Access to a group medical plan is negotiable. Please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. (Posted 3/21/17)

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 Children’s Music & Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Children’s Music & Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator (10 hours per week, 15 hours per week during selected weeks in the summer) to provide excellence in the various music and creative arts aspects of our Children and Family’s Ministry (children birth – 6th 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 creative arts ministry, with a special focus as a bridgebuilder in relationships with the children themselves and the music and creative arts programs available to them. The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills. 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 creative arts programs. For a full job description, visit our website at ststephensfairfax.org. Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Children’s Music and Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA 22015. Email: office@ststephensfairfax.org. Application deadline: April 15, 2017. (Posted on 3/20/17)

F/T High School Program Director: Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a High School Program Director to provide ministry to high school students. Student Ministries, the activities that are involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The program director ensures that the Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service). BA/BS degree or equivalent; experience in Student Ministries with a theological education from a seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church is strongly preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Learn more at florisumc.org/employment. Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 3/20/17)

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)

F/T Preschool Director: Founded in 1971, Mount Olivet Preschool is a “Best of Arlington” award-winning half-day preschool in the Arlington, Virginia community.  A ministry of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, our classes range from a 1-day program for infants as young as 3 months to a 5-day Pre-K program for 5 year olds.  Working with the Church’s Director of Children and Family Ministries and the Preschool Committee, the director will create a learning environment that will prepare children for the years to come.  This is a year round, full time position with benefits.  Core responsibilities, qualifications and skills are described on our website  http://mountolivetumc.com/jobs/ .  Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Linnea Carlson at Lcarlson@mtolivet-umc.org. (Posted 2/14/17)

F/T Parish Administration and Communications Position: The United Christian Parish an active, multi-denominational Church in Reston, VA is seeking applicants for a full time Parish Administrator and Communications (PAC) position.  The PAC is responsible for the supervision of office operations, facilities and Parish office staff. In addition, the Parish Administration and Communications position is responsible for the internal and external communications of United Christian Parish. Click here for a complete position description. (Posted 2/9/17)

P/T Bookkeeper: United Christian Parish an active, multi-denominational Church in Reston, VA is seeking a Part-time bookkeeper to perform financial operations. Primary duties include processing accounts payable by posting invoices to appropriate accounts, writing and distributing checks, entering weekly summary of contributions in church database, managing ADP payroll services. Click here for a detailed description.  (Posted 2/9/17)