ROANOKE/STAUNTON
BI-DISTRICT

The United Methodist Church
Virginia Conference

Job Openings

Descriptions of current job openings in the Roanoke and Staunton Districts are listed below. If you would like to list a job opening in a UM church, agency, or mission partner, please contact  CindyMartin@vaumc.org 


Preschool Teacher

Main Street UMC, Waynesboro  is seeking a part-time Preschool teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The teacher will be responsible for planning, implementing, and supervising daily instruction and activities each morning in our 5 day/week Pre-K Class. Applicant must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of preschool experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information contact the Preschool Director at MSUMC 540-609-2360 or email msp.director.msumc@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 15. (posted 6/26/2022)

Weekday School Teacher's Aid

The Weekday School at Calvary UMC in Staurt's Draft has an opening for an aide in the morning three-year-old preschool class. To apply for this position, email a cover letter and resume to preschool@calvarydraft.com by June 30th. (posted 06/10/2022)

Director of Music

St. Paul’s UMC in Staunton has a opening for a part-time Director of Music with an annual salary of $25,000.  Find out more about this opportunity HERE.  Interested candidates can send their resumes to Sharon Jones at officemanager@stpaulsstaunton.org.  (posted 6/03/2022)  

Minister of Visitation

St. Paul’s UMC in Staunton has a opening for a part-time Minister of Visitation with an annual salary of $9,000.  Find out more about this opportunity HERE.  Interested candidates can send their resumes to Sharon Jones at officemanager@stpaulsstaunton.org.  (posted 6/03/2022)  

Director of Administration

Blackburg UMC in Blacksburg seeks a full-time, salaried position responsible for the management of church office functions, including all administrative support to the pastoral staff, essential records maintenance, database management, and coordination for the areas of property maintenance. This position is an integral part of all ministries of BUMC. Most importantly, this person will often be the first point of contact and reference for visitors and members. As such, an attitude of welcoming hospitality and good communications skills are essential.  CLICK HERE for more information.  (posted 5/26/2022)

Director of Worship- Part-time

Greene Memorial UMC is an inclusive church located in the vibrant downtown city of Roanoke, VA. We are seeking an innovative part time Director of Worship with a passion for helping us create engaging weekly worship, both online and in-person, traditional and contemporary styles. The Director of Worship partners with the Pastor and Worship Planning Team to envision, organize, and deliver a diverse worship experience for our 9am Sunday Service.  The Director of Worship must have solid music skills including piano/keyboards abilities and choral direction. The position requires about 15-20 hours per week, which includes an evening rehearsal and Sunday morning hours.  Please send your resume to Pastor Joanna Paysour at Pastor@gmumc.org.  (posed 05/24/2022)

Congregational Care Coordinator or Pastor of Congregational Care

Blacksburg UMC in Blacksburg seeks a part-time (10-12 hours per week) Congregational Care Coordinator or Pastor of Congregational Care.  The purpose of this position is to empower the ministry of clergy and laity who extend Christ’s healing love to BUMC members and constituents who are experiencing illness, bereavement, crisis, or isolation by providing practical, emotional, and spiritual support. Ultimately, the Congregational Care Coordinator embodies and empowers the church’s mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. CLICK HERE to learn more. (posted 05/19/2022)

Administrative Assistant

Windsor Hills UMC in Roanoke is seeking an Administrative Assistant who is good with people, technology, and managing other office functions.  This is a part-time position with designated office hours from 9 am - 2 pm (M-Th) and 9 am - 1 pm (F). Our Administrative Assistant is vital to the mission and ministry of a loving and serving congregation located in Southwest Roanoke, which offers a pleasant work environment and personal satisfaction.  Needed skills include: An understanding of church life and willingness to learn about United Methodism if not already possessing such an understanding; Microsoft Word, Publisher and Outlook, in order to create and design eye-catching documents for public use; A strong grasp of language, spelling and grammar; Able to problem solve typical office situations and to be adaptable in a changing work landscape; Willing to learn new skills and online applications as needed in order to be part of a strong, cohesive staff and volunteer team Make application by submitting a cover letter and resume to DougPaysour@vaumc.org.  Questions may be directed to the same email address. (posted 05/19/2022)

Office Manager

Huntington Court UMC in Roanoke seeks a part-time Office Manager, with an annual salary of $18,540.  The Office Manager supports the pastor and staff on a daily basis with the administrative needs of the church.  The Office Manager is also responsible for working with the chairperson of the Finance Committee to maintain the financial records of the church.  Knowledge of Quick Books and a financial background is desired for persons applying for this position. CLICK HERE for a detailed  job description.  Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by email to jeffwilson@vumc.org or mail to Huntington Court UMC at 3333 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA  24012. (posted 05/05/2022).

Director of Children's Ministry:

Blacksburg UMC in Blacksburg seeks a part-time Director of Children's Ministry. The purpose of this position is to cultivate the spiritual lives of children and their families so that the abundant life of Jesus grows in each person.  The Director of Children’s Ministries shall have primary responsibility for planning and implementing the spiritual formation opportunities for the children through the Church St. campus of Blacksburg United Methodist Church (BUMC), and for overseeing Fun 143 Outreach Ministry at in the Hollins Estates community in Blacksburg. All programs shall reflect and support the teachings and practices of the UMC. The Director is a member of the ministry team that assists children to grow in faith and develop Christian service in the church and society. Other duties may be assigned as needed. CLICK HERE to learn more. (posted 05/05/2022)

Pianist or Organist

Glossbrenner UMC in Churchville seeks a pianist or organist.  Commitment can be every Sunday or less frequently.  Connect with them by phone 540-337-6023. (posted 04/26/2022)

Guest Services Coordinator

Alta Mons Camp and Retreat Center in Shawsville, VA seeks a full time Guest Services Coordinator to join their staff.  For a description of the responsiblities and how to submit a cover letter and resume CLICK HERE. (posted 04/26/2022)

Technology Lead -

Fishersville UMC seeks a Part-time (5-10 hours per week) Technology Lead. The Tech Lead oversess everythng that relates to Audio, Video, Lighthinig & Brodcast at the church and serves to create dynamic and engaging worship experiences across all services and events through production and media technology. The individual will lead and continue to build the Tech Team, developing and maintaining a healthy culture among team members, while training and empowering the team both professionally and spiritually. We pursue God’s presence during our worship services and other church events, and the Tech ministry serves the purpose of creating the environment where this can happen without distraction. If you are interested in the position and would like to see additional position qualifications and responsibilities, please contact the Church Office by calling (540)779-0640, emailing office@fishersvilleumc.org or by visiting our website at www.fishersvilleumc.org/jobs/.  (reposted 04/19/2022)

Nursery Director - Part-time
Windsor Hills UMC in Roanoke is seeking a person to oversee the church's Nursery for small children, as well as provide a regular presence and contact point to ensure the safety of the children and the comfort of the parents.  The Nursery Director will be a person of faith who understands the needs of young children, is able to develop strong relationships, and work with parents, volunteers, and staff.  This will be a part-time salaried position with responsibilities primarily on Sundays, as well as for other selected events throughout the year.  For further information or to submit a resume, contact the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (posted 03/24/2022)

Children's Ministry Director 

Windsor Hills UMC in Roanoke, VA is seeking a person with a personal faith in Christ with a deep understanding of United Methodism, who relates well with children up to 5 th grade and their families. The goal will be to enhance Windsor Hills' ministry with children to foster growth in discipleship, along with personal growth, confidence, and willingness to serve. The Children's Director will be present on Sunday mornings, leading our Sunday School program with children, and plan and carry out two to three major events for children and our community.  This is a part-time salaried position, averaging 10-12 hours per week. For further information or to submit a resume, contact the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (posted 03/24/2022)

Youth Director

Windsor Hills UMC in Roanoke, VA is seeking a person with a personal faith in Christ with a deep understanding of United Methodism, who relates well with youth (6th through 12th grades) and their families. The Youth Director will be present on Sunday mornings, leading our Sunday School program with youth, and lead our Youth Group weekly or bi-weekly. This will be a part-time salaried position, averaging 10-12 hours per week. For further information or to submit a resume, contact the Rev. Doug Paysour at DougPaysour@vaumc.org. (posted 03/24/2022)


Youth Director - Part-Time
Mount Pleasant UMC in Roanoke has a current opening for a part-time position in student ministries with middle school and high school youth.  For information about the position please email Pastor Robert Stutes - robertstutes@vaumc.org. (posted 3/10/2022)

Summer Elementary School Age Ministry Coordinator
Mount Pleasant UMC in Roanoke has a potential position for a one-day-a-week (Wednesday) summer elementary ministry coordinator.  This is for a summer program that was suspended during the pandemic.  Email Pastor Robert Stutes - robertstutes@vaumc.org - for more information.  (posted 3/10/2022)

Summer Camp Staff
Alta Mons in Shawsville, VA is hiring for: Camp Counselors, a Pool Coordinator, a Trips Coordinator, a Ropes Coordinator, a Cookout Coordinator, a Guest Services Intern, Kitchen Staff, a Housekeeper, and Seasonal Maintenance/Grounds Staff. For more information (including dates, pay, job descriptions, etc.) on all of our Summer Staff positions, please CLICK HERE. (posted 3/10/2022)

Director of Music Ministry
St. Paul UMC, Christiansburg is seeking a Director of Music Ministry  Methodist to provide excellent music and worship leadership for our 10:00a.m. Sunday service and occasional special services, and serving as our Adult Chancel Choir Director.  CLICK HERE to see the details.  Email Office@st.paulvaumc.org for more information. (posted 03/01/2022)

Custodian-Part-TimeDirector of Music Ministry 
Marquis Memorial UMC in Staunton is seeking a part-time custodian.  For more information or to apply CLICK HERE or contact the church office at:  secretary@marquismemorial.org or 540-886-1176 (posted 01/27/2022)

Organist/Accompanist Part-Time
Thrasher Memorial UMC in Vinton is seeking a part-time Organist-Accompanist who works with the Director of Music to provide a meaningful and positive worship experience for the congregation, both in-person and virtually. Primarily responsible for providing quality organ/piano music for one traditional Sunday worship service (currently 11:00 am) and accompanying choirs, ensembles, and soloists. CLICK HERE for more information.  (posted 01/26/2022)

After School Teachers - Part-Time

Kids Soar is hiring after-school teachers (part-time) to work with our incredible children! Looking for energetic and responsible people who are passionate about making an impact in our community and making a difference in kids' lives.  We follow CDC/state/local COVID safety protocols. For more information contact chess@kidsoar.org.   (posted 10/6/2021)

Nursery Care Coordinator 

St. Paul UMC in Christiansburg has an opening for a Nursery Care Coordinator. This position would take the lead in providing child care at the church during Sunday worship services and other church-related events. Find the details HERE or email office@stpaulvaumc.org (posted 09/17/2021)

Nursery Care Attendant

St. Paul UMC in Christiansburg has an opening for a nursery attendant position. A nursery attendant provides child care at the church during Sunday worship services and other church-related events.  Find the details HERE or email office@stpaulvaumc.org.  (posted 09/17/2021)