Job Openings

Descriptions of current job openings in the local churches of the Valley Ridge District are listed below. If you would like to list a job opening in a UM church, agency, or mission partner, please contact 


Northview UMC in Roanoke is seeking a part-time bookkeeper. The responsibilities include maintaining accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions (payroll, invoices, reimbursements, and adjustments). Maintain employee profiles; Process payments; Prepare payroll; Maintain Chart of Accounts; Prepare legal documents for reporting (W2s, 1099s, 941s, workers compensation audit, etc.); Assist with annual audit; Balance accounts by reconciling entries; Maintain and monitor the general ledger by transferring account summaries and reconciling entries; Maintain historical records by filing documents; Assist in preparation of financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; Perform monthly bank reconciliations. Attend monthly Finance Committee Meetings; Provide back-up assistance to Church Secretary and Financial Associate as needed. The job involves 8 hours of work a week on average. The annual salary is $4,800. Interested applicants should call 540-366-0646 by October 12, 2023. (posted 8/29/2023)

Multimedia Director

South Roanoke UMC seeks a Multimedia Director (part-time). This person will support the communications ministry at South Roanoke United Methodist Church (SRUMC). As part of the staff team, the Multimedia Director will design and create video and media content for in-person and online worship; content for marketing and promotional purposes; and web content for publication on SRUMC’s web site and social media platforms. Click HERE for the full job description. (posted 08/15/2023)

Audio/Visual Production Manager 

Blacksburg UMC in Blacksburg VA has part-time position opening responsible for supporting the virtual and in-person worship life of Blacksburg UMC (BUMC) Church Street campus with high quality audio and video production. A commitment to excellence and collaborative teamwork, as well as good communication skills are essential.  CLICK HERE to find the complete job description and application process. (posted (07/21/2023)

Director of Next Generation Ministries

Trinity UMC in Lexington, VA seeks a positive, energetic and fun team player to serve as our Director of Next Generation Ministries. This is a new, part-time, year-round position in a charming college town.  We are looking for someone who can bring a fresh perspective to developing and coordinating intergenerational programming that will help our church navigate the changing cultural climate in creative ways, with a particular emphasis on helping the church connect and develop meaningful relationships with children, youth, and young adults in the church and community. Candidates should be theologically trained and possess an understanding of United Methodist tradition, mission, and values. They should also have hands-on experience in a church or community ministry setting; including in-person relationship building, as well as proficiency in digital ministry strategies such as social media, web, and online communities.  Please email to request a more detailed job description, and to submit a cover letter and resume. Applications will be received beginning immediately and reviewed until the position is filled. (posted 06/09/2023)

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Thrasher Memorial UMC is prayerfully searching for a new part-time Director of Children's Ministry. Candidates must love Jesus, love children and their families, and strive to put that love into action. The Thrasher UMC staff and Children's Team will surround this person with the necessary support to offer faithful and effective ministry with our youngest disciples.  Qualified candidates can contact the church office to apply for this position or seek more information - or 540-344-4708. (posted 5/26/2023)

Director of Intergenerational Ministries

Main Street UMC in Waynesboro is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and loving person with a passion for intergenerational ministry to develop and nurture a ministry for people of all ages, striving to guide, equip, and support them as they grow as Christian disciples.  This is a 20-hour per week position, with at least 10 hours per week spent onsite.  Bachelor Degree preferred; experience in effective intergenerational ministry leadership as well as training others to work with all ages is required.  Must demonstrate a strong passion for family ministry, strong organizational skills, and an ability communicate with people of all ages, work with other ministry leaders, delegate responsibility, and follow up to complete tasks. The focus of this position will be on planning, promoting, and coordinating programs for children, youth, and families, including an annual Vacation Bible School.  For a complete job description, please contact the Main Street UMC office at (540) 942-1179 or  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to the church by June 5, 2023.  (posted 5/24/2023)

Audio Video Tech

Windsor Hills UMC is currently accepting resumes for part time Audio Video Technician averaging 5-10 hours per week. This individual will be responsible for recording and live streaming Sunday worship services along with special church services, upload videos to select social media platforms including You Tube and Facebook, run presentation software and design digital graphics and slides as needed. They must work in church Sunday mornings from 9:30-12:00 pm. They may complete remaining hours remotely. The Audio Video Technician will be responsible for setting up, installing, operating, testing and troubleshooting audio and video equipment as needed. The AV Tech will produce the best possible atmosphere for worship through the audio video experience along with creating the best music mix possible. They will support the Lead Pastor and those involved in the service for all audio and video needs. Interested applicants can submit resume along with three references to Anthony Cash, Chair of Staff-Parish Relations Committee at  (posted 5/19/23)

Nursery/Childcare Worker

Greene Memorial UMC in Roanoke seeks two childcare workers experienced with children birth to 5 years old.  Must enjoy working with children and be available Sunday morning from 8:30 until 10:30.  Background check will be required.  Contact Debbie Brown at (posted on 1/23/23)

Housekeeping and Kitchen Help

Alta Mons Camp and Retreat Center seeks part-time housekeeping and kitchen help now and during the summer camp season.  Learn more about this job opportunity and how to apply HERE.  (posted 3/02/2023)