Jobs & Internships

We are growing and want to bring fresh new styles and faces on board at Fairfax. We have the following open positions:


5th/6th Grade Director

Job Title: 5th/6th Grade Director

Department: Children’s Ministry

Reports to: Children’s Pastor

Position Summary: A part time position at 30 hours a week designed to grow and develop the 5th and 6th Grade Ministry at Fairfax Community Church.


  • Functions as an on-site CM staff person during all services.
  • Responsible for recruiting and developing the 5th and 6th Grade volunteer team. This includes, potential and current large group and small group volunteers.
  • Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of curriculum. This includes, but not limited to, the creation of the monthly set design, emailing weekly updates, purchasing/creating/gathering supplies, leading volunteer rehearsals, creating ProPresenter presentations, maintaining the volunteer schedule.
  • Assists with the ongoing training and care of the 5th and 6th grade volunteer team, which includes but not limited to, providing consistent feedback and support and leading team time.
  • Assists with the organization of the 5th and 6th grade environment and supplies.
  • Manages budget for the ministry area.
  • Assists with Fairfax Kids events as assigned.
  • Responsible for Fellowship One work as required.
  • To participate in various staff meetings, events, and conferences. This includes, but not limited to, All Staff Prayer, All Staff Lunch and CM Staff Meetings.


  • Attends Fairfax Community Church and has a passion for leading children towards Jesus.
  • Ability to manage a large group of volunteers and grow leaders.
  • Organizational & planning skills – able to plan and coordinate logistics for multiple projects.
  • Detail-oriented – able to keep track of multiple projects/information/deadlines.
  • Technical skills – this position requires a person to be knowledgeable in various programs and equipment. Training will be provided for all systems we utilize.
  • Positive, can-do attitude.

Work Schedule: 30 hours, salaried, weekends, plus three week days in the office.

Apply: Interested in the position? Please send us your resume using the link below.

Administrative Assistant to the Hospitality Director

Job Title: Administrative Assistant to the Hospitality Director

Department: Hospitality and Facilities Department

Reports to: Hospitality Director


  • Assist Director in scheduling volunteers for the weekend services.
  • Manage weekly tasks and logistics for the Hospitality Department.
  • Interact with our database management system to enter data, gather information, make updates, and troubleshoot as needed.
  • Assist Director in developing and maintaining department budgets.
  • Assist in event planning, team events, staff events, trainings, etc.
  • Inventory management of guest experience supplies.
  • Assist Director in tasks and responsibilities as needed.


  • Attend Fairfax Community Church and have a passion for hospitality and the overall mission of FCC.
  • Organizational & planning skills – able to plan and coordinate logistics for multiple projects.
  • Detail-oriented – able to keep track of multiple projects/information/deadlines.
  • Ability to use church database system. (Training provided)
  • Able to communicate and interact well with volunteers, staff and congregation. Enjoy working with people.

Work Schedule: Part-time

Apply: Interested in the position? Please send us your resume using the link below.

Fairfax Fellows Program

Position Details

Job Title: Fairfax Fellows Program

Program Overview:
Fairfax Fellows is a 12-month leadership development program for future pastors and church leaders at Fairfax Community Church located just outside Washington, DC. The fellowship is designed to equip you for growth in the ministry area of your choice with handson experience. You will also be coached by some of the best church leaders in the country. Whether your talents lie in worship arts, global outreach, or student ministries, we want to journey with you as you learn and grow in your calling.
Fellows work between 25-40 hours a week for their department under the supervision of a staff member and the Fellows Director. There are weekly classes that will require ongoing reading assignments as well as other projects. Peer learning is also important to us, so there are multiple opportunities for community amongst the Fellows class.
Who should apply?
Anyone considering a career in vocational church ministry who is near the end or has recently completed his or her undergraduate degree.
Are fellows paid?
Yes, Fellows are paid a stipend twice a month.
What other qualifications should I be aware of?
Fellows should be able to agree to and sign the Staff Covenant and Expectations document. They should also be prepared to come with their own transportation and a personal computer.
Where will I live?
Fellows from outside the Metro DC area will be provided with a host home.
Who should I contact to find out more?
Email or call Jessica Uitvlugt at 703.745.1030.

Applications are open! Apply here


Position Details

Job Title: Internship

Position Summary: At Fairfax Community Church, we have a commitment to raise up the next generation of leaders and equip them for Kingdom service. We are intentional about apprenticing and we seek to provide opportunities for interns to serve. We recognize the value to both the church and the interns in our program. Our desire is to create a place of meaningful service, guided learning, professional mentoring within a caring community for the interns selected to serve with us.

Qualifications: To ensure a positive experience for both the church and the intern, we want to make certain that the right people are selected for the right positions. To be considered for an internship at Fairfax Community Church, candidates should be:

  • On a career path related to the area of internship.
  • Willing to abide by and sign the Fairfax Community Staff Covenant and Expectations documents.
  • Able to meet the expectations as described in the ministry-specific position descriptions.
  • Provide your own car.
  • Provide your own computer.

General Requirements: While participating in our internship program, interns will be required to:

  • Work 40 hours per week. Specific work days/days off each week will be determined by each supervisor.
  • Make Fairfax Community their church home for the duration of the internship and attend weekend worship.
  • Join a small group.
  • Participate in required staff meetings and events (staff prayer, meetings, service days, etc.).
  • Specific duties/requirements will be decided in consultation between each intern and his/her supervisor.
  • Note: All current opportunities are located in Fairfax, Virginia

Length of Internship: Interns should serve for a minimum of three months during the Summer. Within these time guidelines, there is flexibility for the duration of the internship based on college course requirements, area of ministry and other life considerations. The starting/ending dates for each intern will be decided between each intern and his/her supervisor.

Compensation: Interns are paid a food and gas stipend. Because we value the health and well-being of interns, we provide paid vacation days during the internship. You will be reimbursed for miles driven on your car for work-related errands and local trips around the area (not to and from work). See your specific supervisor for more information.

If you’re interested in an internship, email for more information