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 

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries 
Bethlehem UMC in Moneta, VA (Lynchburg District) is searching for a full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain Christ-centered ministries that serve Children (birth to 12), Youth (Middle & High School), and Families within the church who have children in those age-groups. This is a full-time, salaried position with paid vacation and holidays that is currently open. If interested, please contact Bethlehem UMC by email at or call the church office at (540) 297-7957 and we will send you more details and a job application. (posted 12/11/2017)

Administrative Assistant/Treasurer
Central United Methodist Church in Salem, VA has an immediate need for a part time (25 hours a week) administrator/treasurer.  Applicant should have training in and be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, especially Word,  Excel, and Publisher.  They must have a working knowledge of office operations and equipment and possess the personal characteristics necessary for working with the church staff and members of the congregation.  Experience in general bookkeeping, computer based financial processing and payroll procedures are desired.  Salary is negotiable.  Anyone interested should contact Rev. Bryan Buckles at or (540) 389-2933. (posted 11/20/2017)

Child Care
Bonsack United Methodist Church is seeking 2 part-time child care providers to staff the children's nursery on Sunday mornings from 8:30 to 12:00.  Additional hours could include Sunday Evenings, 5:45 to 7:45, and Tuesday evenings 5:45 to 8:30, as needed.  The salary is $10.00/ hour paid bi-weekly.  All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and be willing to undergo a thorough background screening.  Applicants with a kind heart and childcare experience who are able to meet the physical and emotional needs of our children are invited to apply. Please send all inquiries and/or resumes to Patricia King:  (posted 11/1/2017)

Guest Services Coordinator at Alta Mons 

Come work with a team that cares. Work in a team-oriented, summer camp, retreat-guest environment to deliver hospitality to all guests. Experience preferred but not required. Must demonstrate a positive attitude and be dependable. 

Guest Services Coordinator - Primary Functions:

  • Act in accord with Alta Mons' mission and its relationship with the Roanoke District of the United Methodist Church.
  • Assist with building strong relationships with guests and communities.
  • Manages the staff (part time or volunteer) working in Guest Services, 
  • General office management - Handling or delegating day to day tasks as they arise. 
  • Meal Services - Manages the staff (part time or volunteer) working in Meal Services 


  • A positive commitment to the Christian faith.
  • Passion, enthusiasm, flexibility, common sense, and commitment to Alta Mons' mission.
  • Demonstrate ability to exercise initiative and self-motivation.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrate computer skills and working knowledge of office software such as Microsoft Excel, 
    Microsoft Word and QuickBooks.
  • Never convicted of a felony.
  • Clean driving record.   
Contact Ronda Wimmer, Executive Director at, 540-268-2409 or mail resume to Alta Mons, 2842 Crockett Springs Road, Shawsville, VA 24162.   (posted 10-31-17)

Administration Assistant (part time) 
Cave Spring UMC in southwest Roanoke County(4505 Hazel Dr)  is seeking a creative, welcoming and skilled person to be Administrative Assistant.  This position is 24 hours per week and provides administrative support to the dynamic ministries of CSUMC.  We are seeking a person who is experienced in administrative software, including database, word processing, spreadsheet and desktop publishing.  The successful candidate will be friendly, energetic, welcoming and able to flourish in a team environment.  Ability to prioritize and multi-task is a must.  Experience in the United Methodist Church is helpful. For a complete position description, visit or email  Email resumes by Nov. 10.  (posted 10-25-17).  

Part-Time Chaplain

Hermitage Roanoke is seeking a part-time chaplain (15 hours/week) to provide pastoral care to residents, their families and team members.  The chaplain provides for the spiritual and religious needs of our residents while building rapport through pastoral visitation.  He or she plans and leads regularly scheduled religious activities, including monthly communion, vesper services, devotions and caregiver support as needed.  The chaplain may be called upon by family members to arrange and preside over memorial services.  The ideal candidate for this position has a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and is licensed or ordained and in good standing of a recognized Christian denomination.   Training in Christian education and pastoral care, and two years of pastoral care experience, preferably with a senior adult population is preferred.  The ideal candidate must have a clean driving record, pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test.  To apply, send your resume with cover letter to Delaine Caldwell, Director or Resident Wellness and Leisure, by email at or by fax at 540-767-6830 or by regular mail to Hermitage Roanoke, 1009 Old Country Club Rd NW, Roanoke VA 24017.    (posted 10-23-17)

Contemporary Music Leader
Central UMC in Salem, Virginia is currently accepting applications for a Contemporary Music Leader.  The applicant should be an accomplished musician, preferably with the guitar.  They must also have the ability to read music and lead the congregation in singing.  They will be tasked with directing the church's volunteer Praise Band, developing the contemporary service music program, preparing for worship each Sunday and at other times as required, and keeping the mission and vision of Central UMC at the center of their work at all times.  Central is a diverse, multi-generational and mission-oriented church striving daily to make disciples for Jesus Christ through all its ministries.  Anyone feeling called to apply for this very important position on our ministry team, please email Reverend Bryan Buckles at or call him at the church: (540) 389-2933.  God Bless you! (posted 10-10-17)

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) 


Three Oaks Fellowship United Methodist Church in Hardy is hiring an accompanist for Sunday morning 11:00 am worship.  Contact Rev. Clyde DeLoach at (updated 09/29/2017)

Custodian (Part-time)
West End United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time custodian.  Custodian is responsible for the cleanliness of a 3-level building. Restrooms, trash cans, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning windows & doors, clean entrance to building, mopping, and other custodial duties as requested.  Must be dependable. Experience is required. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, and a clean criminal background.  10 hours per week.  If you are interested, applications will be available at West End UMC 1221 Campbell Ave., SW, Roanoke, VA 24016 from 10am-Noon Monday-Friday.  Deadline to apply is May 10th.   (posted 5/1/2017)