Classifieds

New York Annual Conference churches, United Methodist Church-affiliated agencies, and other UMC organizations are welcome to submit classified advertisements for posting to this page.

To place a classified ad, email communications@nyac.com with details and associated PDF attachments. Please remember to include the closing date for your position and contact information for applicants. 

Employment Opportunities - 2022
 

Grace United Methodist Church (Valley Stream, New York)
Audio-Visual Technician 

Grace United Methodist Church in Valley Stream, NY is seeking an experienced Audio-Visual Technician to live stream church services over online platforms such as Zoom and Facebook Live. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Eligible candidates should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with audio and video equipment and accessories: cameras, microphones, audio mixers, computers, LCD projectors, tripods, etc.
  • Camera Operations: Basic video and/or DSLR camera operations suitable to shoot and record a religious service from a fixed location.
  • Audio: Setting up and mixing multiple microphones for a live broadcast. Placement of microphones for music broadcast, setting up handheld microphones, lavaliers, etc.
  • Experience with online broadcast platforms such as Zoom and Facebook Live. Must possess the ability to prepare the broadcast, broadcast over multiple platforms simultaneously, and troubleshoot on-the-fly in order to broadcast an uninterrupted service.
  • Computer and network experience: Candidates should possess the skills to operate a computer and access a network to log into and broadcast over online streaming services.

This position requires the technician to be available each Sunday morning for worship service as well as for additional services such as Christmas concert, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and others as directed by the Pastor. A complete calendar will be made available in advance. Compensation is $75 per worship service. It is expected that a complete worship service (set up, service, break down) will take approximately 3 hours.  

For consideration, please submit your resume with a cover letter summarizing your strengths, skills, and relevant experience to gracevsny@aol.com.

 

United Methodist Church of New Canaan (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

The United Methodist Church of New Canaan seeks a creative and energetic individual with strong faith and leadership skills as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries.  This individual will be responsible for the United Methodist Youth Fellowship program. This position will collaborate with the Senior Pastor, the Director of Children’s & Family Ministries and the Children & Youth Ministries Team as is appropriate.

This position is part-time approximately 15-20 hours per week including Sundays. For more information, please
 download the complete job description. To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and availability to jobs@umcofnewcanaan.org with the subject “Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries.” Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.


United Methodist Church of New Canaan (New Canaan, Connecticut)

Director of Children & Family Ministries
(Christian Education/Christian Formation)

The United Methodist Church of New Canaan seeks a creative and energetic individual with experience in Christian Education and a working knowledge of Protestant Theology to serve as Director of Children & Family Ministries (Christian Education/Christian Formation). 

This individual must have strong organizational skills and be able to enhance our established program. The role will support the growth of the church and encourage our young members to develop in their faith by leading a spiritually enriching study program for its children and youth through high school. The Director of Children & Family Ministries works closely with the Pastor, Youth Ministry Director, and Education Chairs and reports to the Pastor with oversight by the Staff Parish Relations Committee.  


It is a part-time salaried position of approximately 25 hours a week, variable hours depending on the church calendar.  Some of this time is preparation work, which does not need to be done in the Church office.  The position requires being at the Church on Sunday mornings.

For more information, please see the attached job description. To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and availability to jobs@umcofnewcanaan.org with the subject “Children’s Ministry.” Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.

 
The Wesley Foundation at the University of Illinois and Wesley United Methodist Church
Director of The Wesley Foundation
Senior Pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church

The Board of Trustees of The Wesley Foundation and the Staff Parish Relations Committee of Wesley United Methodist Church announce a search for the Director of The Wesley Foundation and Senior Pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church (UMC). In this role, the selected candidate will be chief executive officer of both The Wesley Foundation at the University of Illinois and Wesley United Methodist Church.

The Director and Senior Pastor is responsible for coordinating the life of the campus ministry and congregation, communicating the vision and mission of the Foundation and Church, promoting the general interests of the Foundation and Church, conducting the day-to-day administration of the Foundation and Church, and organizing activities toward the strategic goals of the Foundation and Church.

The Wesley Foundation at the University of Illinois and Wesley United Methodist Church are geographically located at the heart of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

To apply, please download the complete job listing to learn more and e-mail resume and cover letter to jobs@gcfa.org  Closing Date: Friday, May 6, 2022


Hyde Park United Methodist Church (Hyde Park, Florida)
Part-Time Organist 

Hyde Park is seeking a part-time organistBe part of Making God’s Love Real through music. Hyde Park United Methodist’s Traditional Music program offers opportunities for people of all ages to lead in worship through vocal, handbell ensembles and instrumental groups.  We are searching for a dynamic keyboard player who can provide uplifting organ music and supportive accompaniment to congregational and choral singing. For the right candidate, duties of conducting children’s and/or youth choirs could be added.  

 Candidates must be warm-hearted, open-minded, and committed to growing in their own faith journey.  Expertise in organ is required. A minimum of five years experience or a degree in organ or related fields is desirable. To apply, please go here to download the complete job descriptionfollow this link noted below, fill out the form and upload the required documents: https://hydeparkumc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/1290/responses/newIf you have questions, please contact Dr. Michael Dougherty, Director of Traditional Music.


United Methodist Church of Westport and Westin
Part-Time Director of Music and Community Development

The United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston (UMCWW) seeks a dynamic and versatile person to lead the music program and act as outreach coordinator for the church, as the part-time Director of Music and Community Development.

The goal of this position is to enhance the music program of the church while building relationship between the congregation and the surrounding community through music. UMCWW is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Community Engagement. This person will work closely with the Pastor to create and grow an engaging and inspiring music program to lead the worshipping congregation in a wide range of music from contemporary to traditional, including praise band, bells, choir, and other creative opportunities, yet to be discovered.

The Director of Music and Community Development will work 10-12 hours per week including rehearsals, Sunday mornings and bi-weekly meetings with the Pastor. Hours may be more during the seasons of Christmas and Easter and less during the summer months. Benefits provided include two weeks of paid vacation, plus an additional two Sundays may be taken in consultation with the Pastor. The Music Director is responsible for ensuring substitute musicians are identified to cover absences. 

For more information, about responsibilities for this position and how to apply, please go here and download the complete job listing. Salary commensurate with experience.


New Milford United Methodist Church (New Milford, Connecticut)

Youth Leader

New Milford United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Youth Leader (10 to 13 hours per week) for NMUMC to act as a mentor and guide middle and high school youth in developing Christian principles through Bible Study and coordinating activities.

The Youth Leader will work under the direct supervision of the Pastor in consultation with the Staff Parish Relations Committee, while acting as a liaison between parents, church members, and other community church youth programs. The Youth Leader also meets with parents regularly and may ask for adult supervision or assistance at his/her discretion. Among other things, applicants must: 

  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters which are sensitive in nature (e.g. behavior of youth). 
  • Serve as a role model and mentors youth by directing positive, responsible, and collaborative behavior. Youth will be encouraged to create and direct activities under the supervision and guidance of the youth leader. 
  • Plan and inform  parents, youth, and church office of monthly activities for the next calendar month. During the months the youth groups meetings are broken into two parts: Bible Study and coordinating activities, the Youth Leader will have discretion as to study and activity but reports monthly progress on projected study/activity to pastor, and or a designated representative, and elicits assistance as needed from parents, congregation members, and pastor. 
  •  Devote at least one and a half (1.5) hours per week for professional development, self-study, and training opportunities. 
  • Understand and maintain Safe Sanctuary guidelines

All applicants must be familiar with United Methodist polity and beliefs, and able to work with other youth group organizations in the community and the greater United Methodist Church to help organize and implement activities in which our youth can participate. For more information, please contact Rev. Ed Dayton at 860-354-4596 or 203-733-9112.