Job Openings

Descriptions of current job openings in the Roanoke District are listed below. If you would like to list a job opening you have available, please contact us at 

Preschool Teacher's Aide

South Roanoke UMC Preschool has a job opening for an afternoon teacher's aide. This is a fun and easy job! Please contact Sara at or 982-3707. (posted 11/12/2018)

Property Coordinator 

Alta Mons Camp and Retreat Center in Shawsville, VA is in search of a Property Coordinator. Key Competencies include:  Values, Communication, Decision Making, Quality Results, and Functional Expertise

General Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Property Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all property, facilities, equipment, and grounds are maintained at a high level of safety, appearance, cleanliness, and functionality that supports our goal of engaging churches, campers, guests and our community in the programs and services we provide.

For details, visit the Virginia Conference website at and scroll down to -Other section.  (posted 11/01/2018)

Contemporary Worship Leader 

St. Marks UMC in Daleville is in search of an energetic leader/musician for our Contemporary Worship service. The ideal candidate will be well organized, with the ability to lead praise band members and inspire meaningful worship.  Position is part-time (10 hours per week). Please contact Pastor Justin White ( for more information or to apply. (posted 09/26/18)

Coordinator of Music Ministries 

First UMC in Salem is seeking a full-time, Coordinator of Music Ministries.The person will work primarily with choirs and bells, but will be expected to coordinate, cooperate, and collaborate with our Contemporary Worship Band Leaders.  Bachelor's Degree required. Church music or choral conducting degree as well as successful experience in serving as a church music director (vocal and instrumental including bells), using a diverse set of musical styles and experiences is preferred.  See the complete Job Description at  (posted 09/10/18)

Part-time Director of Youth and/or Children's Ministries

Mount Pleasant UMC in Roanoke is seeking someone for this salaried position, averaging 20 hours a week, if including both age groups.  Primary involvements have included Sunday morning Kids church, overseeing nursery staffing, liaison with Scout groups, administering safe sanctuary policies, Sunday evening youth group, Wednesday afternoon elementary after-school program, all-day Wednesday programming for elementary during summer, as well as special events like mission trips, youth retreat, etc.  Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to Pastor Robert Stutes - (posted 8/23/18).  

Director of Children's Ministries

Bonsack UMC in Roanoke, VA (a progressive church in a suburban setting) is seeking a part-time Director of Children's Ministry. This staff person will develop ministries for children (birth-5th grade), in the church and to the wider community, to help children experience the love of Christ. The Director of Children's Ministry will provide oversight for paid staff and a volunteer team to help each to live out her/his passion in working with children while aligning with the BUMC vision which provides ministry in its suburban context as well as extensive ministry to the inner city. Applicants should have at least three years experience in a multi-staff church, a degree in Children's Ministry or an equivalent, and gifts of creativity and curriculum writing/development. Salary range is $20,000-$25,000 based on experience. For a full ministry description please submit resumes to  (posted 07/30/2018) 

Pianist/Choir Director
Mays Memorial UMC is in need of a pianist/choir director. The choir is small in number but great in spirit. They practice on Tuesday evening at 6:30. Worship service is Sunday at 11:15. There are also a few special services throughout the year. Please contact Rev. Melanie Franklin if interested at 540-521-2154 or email at (posted 4/18/2018)

Trinity UMC (Roanoke) needs an organist for our Sunday 11 o'clock worship service.  It involves a choir rehearsal following the Sunday Service or Sunday afternoon.  Please contact our choir Director, Donna Rodgers 540-989-4176 or e-mail her at    (re-posted 10/10/17)