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Fairfax Church is a great place to work! Our staff team works hard at fostering the community that calls this place home. Benefits for full-time staff include a health plan with no premium and three weeks of vacation every year!

NEW: Early Childhood Ministry Director

Job Title: Early Childhood Ministry Director
Work Schedule: Full-time (40 hours). This team works Sunday mornings and takes Mondays off. Required staff meetings are on Tuesdays. The remainder of the work hours are fluid.
Department: Fairfax Kids
Reports to: Fairfax Kids Director

Fairfax Kids, the children’s ministry team at Fairfax Church, is looking for a full-time Early Childhood Ministry Director. This person is responsible for creating engaging ways for children from birth to Pre-K to learn about Jesus and develop a relationship with Him.

The ideal candidate is passionate about discipling and seeing all children raised to life in Christ. They are committed to excellence in the weekend programming and use their creative edge to host fun events for preschoolers to develop relationships with their friends and their leaders.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Valerie Nolan by clicking the button below.


  • Create a safe, welcoming environment for newborns and toddlers.
  • Plan weekly curriculum lessons for 2 year olds to 5 year olds.
  • Design an engaging large group worship experience that allows preschoolers to learn how to worship God.
  • Develop and nurture the nursery and preschool volunteer team.
  • Coordinate volunteers for weekend and special services.
  • Plan and execute special events for children and their families.
  • Curate social media content.


  • Align with the vision, values, and overall mission of Fairfax Church.
  • Prior work experience in children’s ministry.

NEW: Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Work Schedule: Full-time, Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:00pm, salary plus benefits.
Department: Facilities Team
Reports to: Facilities Director

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our Facilities Team. Basic duties include inspecting various equipment and performing basic repairs, preventative maintenance when required, light plumbing and electrical work, and painting and minor drywall repair.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Valerie Nolan by clicking the button below.


  • Conducting routine inspections of premises and equipment
  • Performing preventative maintenance
  • Handling basic repairs and maintenance
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary
  • Diagnosing mechanical issues and correcting them
  • Repairing machines, equipment, or structures, as necessary


  • Proven maintenance experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Related degree from a technical college preferred
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and replace defective parts
  • Ability to read repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary, and understand blueprints
  • Ability to use common tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches
  • Experience with precision measuring instruments or electronic testing devices
  • Experience performing routine maintenance
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Professional presentation and attitude
  • Ability to maintain focus while working independently
  • Strong time management skills

Small Groups Director

Job Title: Small Groups Director
Work Schedule: Full-time (40 hours), Sundays, Tuesdays-Fridays. Evenings and weekends occasionally as needed.
Department: Discipleship and Engagement
Reports to: Pastor of Discipleship and Engagement

We aspire for groups at Fairfax to be places where people can be known, loved, cared for, pursued, encouraged, and challenged to be more like Jesus.

As one of our Small Groups Directors, you will fill a vital leadership role in our mission as a church to love our neighbor and see them raised to life in Christ! Small Groups Directors provide spiritual leadership, care and operational support to our small group leaders. They serve as the point of contact for new group members looking to join groups. They work alongside the Pastor of Discipleship and Engagement to innovate, strategize and implement new discipleship initiatives across the church.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Valerie Nolan by clicking the button below.


  • Recruit, train and launch new Fairfax Group leaders.
  • Provide ongoing care and encouragement for group leaders.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with leaders under your care.
  • Collaborate with the other Fairfax Groups staff to create and lead training initiatives that keep group leaders equipped for ministry.
  • Serve as a main point of contact for group participants and group leaders.
  • Track group progress and work towards successful multiplication of groups.
  • Ensure newcomers are quickly connected to the best group that meets their needs.
  • Assess the quality of leader and group member experiences and continuously work to improve our small group experiences for adults.
  • Work alongside the Pastor of Discipleship and Engagement to identify and create content and curriculum needed for small groups.
  • Assist in keeping up to date organized and accurate data records for Fairfax Groups.


  • Align with the vision, values, and overall mission of Fairfax Church.
  • Communication skills – ability to express yourself clearly and comfortably as an upfront leader.
  • Writing Skills – ability to express yourself clearly through written communication.
  • Interpersonal Skills – able to listen and communicate effectively in one on one or small group formats.
  • Warm and Hospitable – comfortable with warmly engaging with new people.
  • Spiritual Leadership – has a mindset for continuously developing and implementing new initiatives to further foster spiritual growth in the church.
  • Experience recruiting, training and developing volunteer teams.
  • Experience in leading small groups or bible studies.


  • Leadership
  • Sociable
  • Caring and Compassionate
  • Fun
  • Organized
  • Team Player
  • Self-Starter
  • Strong Work Ethic

Fairfax Fellow

Learn. Grow. Lead.

Fairfax Fellows is a 12-month leadership development program for future pastors and church leaders located just outside Washington, D.C. at Fairfax Church. You’ll gain hands-on experience and be coached by some of the best church leaders in the country. Wherever your talents lie, we want to journey with you as you learn and grow in your calling.


  • Considering a career in vocational church ministry or leadership
  • Nearing the end or has recently completed undergraduate degree
  • Able to agree to and sign the Staff Covenant and Expectations document

Ministry Area of Choice

Based on individual interests and the changing needs of departments.

  • Children’s Ministry
  • Local & Global Outreach
  • Student Ministries
  • Community Care
  • Hospitality & Coffee Shop
  • Discipleship & Engagement
  • Worship
  • Communications
  • Production
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