Job Openings

Descriptions of current job openings in the Roanoke District are listed below. If you would like to list a job opening in a UM church, agency or mission, please contact us at RoanokeDistrict@vaumc.org  


Director of Preschool

Blacksburg United Methodist Preschool (BUMP), in association with Blacksburg United Methodist Church, is actively seeking a Director to oversee the daily operations and administration of the Preschool. The candidate will be experienced in the field of Early Childhood Education/Development. The Director is responsible for managing and coordinating all operations within the Preschool including, but not limited to, staff oversight and hiring, budgeting, curriculum development, training, marketing, and communication with parents, teachers, Church staff, and Church volunteers. To see a more detailed job description please click here.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to BUMP Board via email to preschool@blacksburgumc.org or mail to BUMP Board, Blacksburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 931, Blacksburg, VA 24063 (posted 05/03/2021)



Part-time Contemporary Worship Leader

St. Mark's UMC in Daleville is in search of a part-time (10 hours per week) Worship Leader for our contemporary service.  Ideal candidates will have a passion for Christ, a love of praise music, and a desire to lead a team of dedicated volunteers.  Guitar or keyboard skills are required.  To apply or for more information, please contact Pastor Justin White at justinwhite@vaumc.org.  (posted 04/09/2021) 

 
Part-time Communications Coordinator

Cave Spring UMC in Roanoke is seeking a Communications Coordinator to facilitate communication with the congregation and outreach to the community through creating and disseminating graphics, print publications, and digital communications.  This part-time role focuses on supporting church communications, planning and designing ministry campaigns, maintaining church web presence, and facilitating online worship. A detailed job description is available HERE. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (or direct questions) to pastorlauren@cavespringumc.org.  (posted 03/25/2021)

Part-time Music Director 

Northview UMC in Roanoke, is seeking a part-time music director beginning on July, 1. The music director is responsible for working with the chancel choir to prepare anthems and offertories for one service each Sunday for ten months of the year. Music for special services is also required. Rehearsals for the chancel choir and bell choir are held each for one hour weekly for nine months of the year. Youth choir rehearsals ten months of the year. Additional rehearsals are held as needed. During the summer months, the director is responsible for coordinating special music for Sunday worship.  Necessary skills needed include keyboard skills, conducting adult, youth, and bell choirs. Additional skills may include organ, guitar, and proficiency on other instruments.  Interested applicants may send resumes or questions to Rev. Doug Sasser at dougsasser@vaumc.org or call 540-366-0646.  (posted 03/25/2021)


Seasonal Grounds Keeper 

Alta Mons Camp and Retreat Center is seeking grounds personnel to perform a variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment to maintain a condition of operating excellence.  Principal duties include but are not limited to mowing, operating weed eaters, mulching, hand weeding, and trimming of shrubs and trees along with the removal of debris from grounds and structures. CLICK HERE for a complete job description.  Contact Ronda Wimmer, Camp Executive Director for more information at office@altamons.org  (posted 03/25/2021)

Housekeepers

Alta Mons Camp and Retreat Center is seeking housekeeping staff to perform a variety of tasks including cleaning and preparation for guests. CLICK HERE for a complete job description.  Contact Ronda Wimmer, Camp Executive Director for more information at office@altamons.org  (posted 03/25/2021)


Part-time Financial/Office Administrator

West End UMC is seeking a part-time Financial/Administrative Assistant. Essential functions include church office management, media and communications support, financial record-keeping, and general clerical and receptionist duties. This position manages all administrative and financial activities of the church office including, but not limited to, posting weekly EVC statistics, preparing monthly payroll, reviewing all invoices and preparing checks for payment of same, preparing and filing quarterly IRS taxes. Candidates must be proficient with MS Office Suite, QuickBooks, desktop publishing software, and social media platforms. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to westendunitedmethodist@gmail.com. (posted 03/22/2021) 


Part-time Children's Ministry Coordinator

Cave Spring UMC, Roanoke, VA is seeking a Children's Ministry Coordinator to minister with our children from birth through fifth grade.  This part-time role focuses on encouraging faith formation through worship, small group learning fellowship, missions and intergenerational engagement.  The Children's Ministry Coordinator will coordinate staff and laity to shepherd young disciples to grow in faith as part of the larger church community. CLICK HERE for a detailed job description.  Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (or direct questions) to pastorlauren@cavespringumc.org. (posted 3/16/2021)




Instrumentalist

Bonsack UMC in Roanoke County is in need of an instrumentalist with the following requirements:
  • play weekly for the in-person worship service each Sunday at 10:30  a couple of instrumental selections before and after worship begins and occasionally one or more selections for the virtual worship experience
  • occasionally provide music for the in-person soloist who sings at the church on Sunday mornings but not in the sanctuary
$75-100/week depending on experience.  Contact Randy McMillen, pastor@bonsackumc.org   (updated 4/12/2021)
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