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 

Administrative Assistant

Thrasher Memorial UMC in Vinton (Roanoke District) has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Duties include: providing administrative support for pastor, staff and volunteers; responding to calls and emails; welcoming guests; preparing weekly bulletins and correspondence; maintaining records, the online church calendar and building use schedule, and maintaining office equipment and supplies. 

Person with administrative or office management experience, including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software (including Publisher) and other digital communication tools (i.e. email, website and social media) are encouraged to apply.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential along with the ability to organize and coordinate activities involving both staff and volunteers.  Hours are normally 9 am to 4 pm, Mon-Thurs (28 hours).  Some responsibilities may occasionally require evening or weekend hours.  To apply, send an email expressing interest along with a resume and names of at least two references to by 4/19/19.  (posted 4/10/19).  

Guest Services Coordinator

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) 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. 

(posted 04/18/2019)

Camp Counselors and Coordinators

Alta Mons Camp and Retreat Center is a rustic camp associated with the Roanoke District of the United Methodist Church. We are located in Shawsville, VA  and we are looking for summer camp counselors and coordinators! This job is a TON OF FUN! Who wouldn't want to spend their summer with kids teaching them about the love of Jesus Christ as you hang out in the beautiful mountains of Alta Mons?! You would need to be at camp from June 10th to July 20th, with lodging provided and FOOD PROVIDED the entire time! The camp experience will strengthen your faith in the Lord and give you a chance to mentor children and youth. Our community is diverse, inclusive, and open to anyone who enjoys working with kids, spending time outside, and is looking to grow in their faith (no matter where they are at right now!). There are many different positions available, and all are PAID. E-mail if you have any questions or interest! Check out our website for job descriptions and staff applications:  or contact Meredith Simmons at: (posted 03/12/2019)

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 4/1/2019)