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  

Director of Music and Technology

Greene Memorial UMC in downtown Roanoke is looking for a part-time musician to build on our history of musical excellence and to grow us in technology and social media.  A successful applicant must understand and support the teachings and principles of the United Methodist Church, the ability to commit to Sunday morning worship, weekly rehearsals and other special events. A Bachelor's Degree in music is helpful, experience necessary, competency with keyboards, piano, vocals, technology and familiarity with organ a plus. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references to:  Greene Memorial UMC, attn: Staff Parish Relations, 402 2nd Street, Roanoke, VA  24011. (posted 9/30/30) 

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Cave Spring UMC in Roanoke seeks a Children's Ministry Coordinator to minister with our children from birth through fifth grade. This part-time role focuses on encouraging faithformation through worship, small group learning, fellowship, missions and Intergenerational engagement. This person will also coordinate staff and laity to shepherd young disciples to grow in faith as part of the larger church community. A detailed job description is available HERE. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to (posted 09/28/2020).  

Finance/Administration Assistant

West End UMC in Roanoke seeks a part-time Finance/Administration Assistant. (Approx. three days a week/no weekends, 15-20 hours, Competitive hourly pay). Should embrace Christian values. Should possess good interpersonal, telephone, accounting, communication, editorial, and computer skills. Serves to manage church office and all activities of small membership church. Social media skills a plus. Performs administrative and financial duties related to church's mission. Able to use Quickbooks, maintain chart of accounts, pay invoices and maintain excellent records, enter deposits, checkbook, prepare payroll for  small staff, pay federal and state taxes, prepare and file all required federal and state payroll forms. Works closely with Pastor, volunteers, committee chairs, and congregation.  Job description available upon request.  Send letter of interest and skills or resume to West End United Methodist Church, Attn: SPPR Chair, 1221 Campbell Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA. 24016 or  (posted 09/17/2020).   


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,   (posted 08/27/2020)

Preschool Teacher

South Roanoke UMC Preschool started August 18 and is in need of a Lead Teacher for the 4/5 PreK Class. Applicants with education degrees or prior lead teacher experience in early childhood education are preferable. If there are any retired teachers or teachers in training, this would be a great opportunity to help our Preschool Program and Community. The hours are 8:30- 12:00 M-F with additional opportunities for more hours if desired. Please reach out to the Director, Kailyn Bear for an application and interview. or 540-982-3707  CLICK HERE for full job description. (posted 08/18/2020)

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Southview UMC in Roanoke seeks a full-time Youth Coordinator to provide leadership and vision to program development, coordination, implementation, and direction to staff and volunteers who are committed to shepherding youth in sixth-twelfth grades. The coordinator will be responsible for helping the youth of SUMC grow in their commitment to Jesus Christ by building relationships and fostering a safe and supportive Christian environment.  Click here for a detailed job description.  Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by email to or mail to Southview United Methodist Church 3539 Peters Creek Road Roanoke VA 24019 (posted 06/18/2020)

Director Of Connectional Ministry

St Paul UMC in Christiansburg, VA is seeking a full-time Director of Connectional Ministry.  Essential functions include to develop various ministries within the church with an emphasis on outreach to the community; to improve congregational communication systems and connections; and, to build communication networks reaching the community. Candidates for this position must be Christian who embraces United Methodist doctrine, theology, and policy. They must have good interpersonal skills with Christian discipleship and teaching. They should have a teamwork mindset; self-motivation; excellent communication and computer skills. Candidates must have a vision, creativity, and the ability to develop and implement a ministry plan.  A Bachelor's degree or certificate in an appropriate field or equivalent ministry experience is required. The job description is available upon request. Applicants should send cover letter and resume with two references to SPRC Chair, or mail to SPRC chair, St Paul United Methodist Church, 220 W Main St. Christiansburg, VA 24073 (posted 11/21/2019)


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