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Fairwood Community UMC (Renton, WA): Two job openings in preschool

Fairwood Community United Methodist Church in Renton, Washington is seeking applicants for two open positions in the church’s Joyful Hearts Preschool, an inclusive Montessori-inspired environment. Click the buttons below for more information about the full-time director position and the part-time teacher position.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to The position will remain open until filled, with preference given to applications received by Friday, April 30, 2024.

Sand Point Community UMC (Seattle, WA): P/T Organist/Accompanist

Sand Point Community United Methodist Church is hiring an Organist/Accompanist.

Our church in northeast Seattle is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Organist/Accompanist. This is a part-time position to play the prelude and postlude at our 10am Sunday service and to accompany our choir and other soloists at rehearsals (currently Wednesday nights). Salary is based on expertise and experience.

You will work alongside our Music Director. A music degree is preferred. Organist and accompanist experience are required. Please email a cover letter and resume to the church at

Trinity UMC (Sequim, WA): P-T Congregational Care Coordinator

Trinity United Methodist Church (TUMC) is seeking an energetic, collaborative, and spiritual person to serve as Congregational Care Coordinator (CCC). The CCC models the love of Christ by developing, implementing, and leading a visitation program to provide pastoral care to the TUMC congregation and, as appropriate, the broader community. The CCC ministers in partnership with the Pastor and volunteers; and performs record keeping for the Church membership.

Click here to read the full job description.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to: Tom Tift, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair,

Sand Point Community UMC is hiring a Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

Sand Point Community United Methodist Church is hiring a Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries.

This position is salaried at $53,000 per year with a stable, dedicated funding source. It requires 35 hours per week with fewer summer hours from mid-June until September (except if the church hosts and/or participates in a week-long Vacation Bible School). Days and hours are somewhat flexible and some work may be done remotely, but Sundays and Christmas Eve are required on-site work days.

The Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries:

  • connects children, youth, young adults and families and integrates them into the wider life of the church;
  • develops outreach strategies to invite new families and to connect the congregation to the wider community;
  • works with the Pastor and staff to develop a ministry program which complements the faith formation for children, youth and their families;
  • leads spiritual and faith forming education for Children and Youth each Sunday (including Children’s Time during worship);
  • recruits and supports volunteers;
  • coordinates and regularly updates the church’s social media accounts.

Desired qualifications:

  • Christian faith that includes an understanding of the Bible beyond a literal interpretation;
  • Shares our progressive-leaning theology and is hospitable to diverse viewpoints;
  • Strong organizational skills, positive interpersonal skills, and effective communication;
  • Ability to recruit and encourage volunteers;
  • Academic coursework or direct experience in Christian Education/Spiritual Formation;
  • Experience in early childhood development and/or in education desirable;
  • Familiar with social media platforms, and confident user of software to create relevant content.

What we hope for: We have a small core of consistently attending families of preschool age children and sporadically attending elementary age children. We hope that you will connect the families in our existing congregation and lead their faith development. And we want you to create and implement appealing, meaningful programming that will attract new children and families so we can grow our existing core into a stable critical mass.

To be considered for the position, please reply to with a cover letter and your resume. We will follow up promptly.

Mission statement: We are an inclusive, caring community – committed to Christ’s work, seeking spiritual growth, and lovingly responding to the needs of God’s world. We welcome all persons, including members of the LGBTQ + community.

Sand Point Community United Methodist Church
4710 NE 70th Street • Seattle, WA 98105 •

Edmonds UMC – P/T Youth Leader

Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds, Washington, is seeking applicants for the position of part-time youth leader. The position reports to the Director for Children and Family Ministries.

The Youth Leader, as a team member, draws our church community closer to provide creative, intergenerational, learning, and fun opportunities for our youth. The youth leader must be passionate about embracing anti-racist practices, centering LGBTQIA+, and differently abled youth as they work with the worship team, and the congregation to meet the spiritual needs of the youth and grow disciples in Christ.

To read the full job description and learn how to apply, please visit the Edmonds UMC website.

University Gathering UMC – F/T Children and Families Minister

University Gathering United Methodist Church is hiring for a full-time Children and Families Minister (for salary and job description, visit 

They are looking for a candidate that is passionate about anti-racist practice and centering LGBTQIA+ spiritual needs and realities as they minister to their youngest disciples, and help them engage with new families.

Applying: submit cover letter expressing interest along with CV/Resume to

CWJFON – F/T Staff Attorney

Central Washington Justice For Our Neighbors (CWJFON) was founded in 2018 as part of a larger network of affiliated immigration legal service provider sites with over 19 sites
nationwide. Their immigration services include removal defense, family-based benefits, and various humanitarian-based immigration matters.

CWJFON is hiring a full-time staff attorney. Hybrid and remote options with offices in Ellensburg and Walla Walla, Washington. This position may require some statewide travel. You can download the full job description here.

Seattle: Wallingford – P/T Director of Children/Youth and Community Engagement

Wallingford United Methodist Church (WUMC) is a small, progressive, open and affirming, and
intergenerational church located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. As an inclusive
community, we exclude no one based on their gender and gender expression, sexual
orientation, race, socioeconomic background, ability, or religion. To learn more about our
church and community, visit

The Director for Children/Youth/Young Adults and Community Engagement has three major

  1. Develop and oversee children, youth and young adult programs
  2. Lead efforts to engage both members/friends and others in the work and life of the
  3. Help develop programming to invite the broader community to engage with WUMC.

This is a part-time salaried position for 20 – 30 hours per week. The director will report to the
Pastor and the Staff Parish Relations Committee.

Salaried position: $2,750/month

Major Job Responsibilities:
40% Child, Youth and Young Adult programs:
Utilizing volunteers, ensure a strong place of connection and religious formation for youth and children. Oversee Sunday School, children’s messages during worship, and other programming for families/children. Working with the Worship Team, Pastor, and volunteers, promote ways for children and youth to participate in worship services and activities.
Young adults: Work with and support the young adult group, organize gathering times and, with their input, create appropriate programming such as Bible/spirituality study, service projects and social activities.
40% Community Engagement: Together with the Pastor and church leadership, establish and provide oversight for programming around multi-generational activities that engage the congregation with our
neighborhood and other various community groups.
Utilize social media and other platforms to boost the presence and recognition of WUMC in the
local community.
Ensure newcomers are invited into the life of WUMC.
Work with volunteers to ensure a system of tracking visitors and members is established so that newcomers and community members are welcomed and engaged appropriately. Liaise with volunteers to ensure potential new members are aware of connection opportunities, matching gifts with opportunities for service and fellowship.
20% Administration, Planning: Collaborate with Church leadership to develop a long-term outreach & community engagement plan. Participate in Program Team meetings.

Desired Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to connect with diverse individuals and
  • Working knowledge of child development and youth culture
  • Ability to take pictures and post interesting, exciting, and upbeat information about the church
    on social media platforms and our website
  • Willingness to follow Safe Church policies and ensure volunteers and staff are in compliance
  • Ability to work with diverse teams, encourage volunteers and develop others’ leadership skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Able to utilize & leverage technology and social media
  • Approachable, open-minded, flexible, and adaptable
  • Familiarity with Protestant/United Methodist Church polity and theology

Minimum Qualifcations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Theology, Ministry, or related field. Equivalent experience in
    the field of education or children’s ministries may substitute
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of applications

To apply: submit applications materials to

Gig Harbor UMC (WA): P/T Worship Band Leader and Choir Director positions

Gig Harbor United Methodist Church in Gig Harbor, Washington, is currently seeking applicants for two part-time positions in the church’s music ministry.

The Worship Band Leader is a spiritual leader who supports the progressive theology of the Gig Harbor United Methodist Church. This position facilitates a comprehensive worship program utilizing the skills of church musicians, focused on leading the congregation to worship God together through music.

The Choir Director is a spiritual leader who supports the progressive theology of the Gig Harbor United Methodist Church, and leads spiritual growth through music. Our Choir Director needs a strong musical background with skills in traditional worship styles and varied choral music as well as demonstrated rehearsal techniques to support growing an amateur choir.

For each position, please email your resume and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position and the skills you bring to

Seattle: Wallingford UMC – P/T Office Manager

Located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle, Wallingford United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Office Manager to provide administrative support to the church and staff.

Hours and Compensation: Part-time, 20 hours/week ($26 per hour). Vacation and sick leave. Some flexibility regarding the specific work schedule can be negotiated during the hiring process.

Wallingford United Methodist Church (WUMC) is a small, progressive, open and affirming, and intergenerational church located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. As an inclusive community, we exclude no one based on their gender and gender expression, sexual orientation, race, socioeconomic background, ability, or religion. To learn more about our church and community, visit

Reports to: Wallingford UMC Pastor

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for Pastor, church staff, and ministry teams.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting
  • Create and publish a weekly church bulletin and calendar insert
  • Create and publish a weekly digital church newsletter (via Mailchimp)
  • Basic reception duties: sort mail, answer phones, check email and voicemail daily, and serve as welcoming initial contact for volunteers and community.
  • Coordinate facility use for events and meetings on a digital church calendar
  • Maintain website, email accounts, and social media
  • Manage church office work area, equipment, and office supplies.
  • Oversee vendor contracts for services (water cooler, copy machine, phone, etc.)
  • Update digital church member database and directory
  • Assist with annual audits and reporting
  • Prepare and coordinate occasional mailings
  • Other administrative-related tasks as needed (under direction of the supervisor)

Important Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizing skills; ability to work productively with minimal supervision
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Mailchimp, and Squarespace
  • Basic office equipment familiarity, or willingness to learn
  • Creativity (especially in digital publishing)
  • Ability to work well under deadlines; ability to work well with a diverse range of people; good personal time management.
  • Background experience with churches or other volunteer-driven non-profits is desirable. Job experience and demonstrated success with the above skills is more important than education level.

To apply for the position, please send materials to

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