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East Valley Church

San Jose, California, United States

Date Posted:
01/22/2015
Categories:
Worship Pastor
Denomination:
Baptist
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Part-Time
East Valley Church
Job Description:

We request that all interested applicants visit our website at http://www.eastvalleychurch.com/#/contact/job-opportunities to fill out our East Valley Church employment application.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Worship Leader will be responsible for the design and execution of engaging, creative, thoughtful and Christ-centered worship experiences.


JOB DUTIES

Volunteer Team Development

  • Recruit, train and develop teams of volunteers to use their gifts in the area of worship (leading, singing, playing instruments, and support)
  • Lead and shepherd the worship team while fostering a sense of community and trust among worship team members
  • Run weekly worship team rehearsals and Sunday morning sound check
  • Facilitate trainings, social outings and other opportunities for worship team members to connect and fellowship
  • Coordinate and communicate regularly with tech team volunteers in conjunction with rehearsal and service schedules, specific technical requests, etc.’
  • Hold auditions for those interested in joining the worship team.  Discern candidate’s spiritual compatibility / musical ability and team mentality

Creative Service Design

  • Responsible for the thoughtful and prayerful selection of worship songs for Sunday morning services
  • Collaborate with Pastor and other staff to weave sermon themes and Scriptures into worship flow
  • Maintain a balanced song repertoire that includes both contemporary and classic worship music
  • Introduce new and relevant songs to keep worship experience fresh for congregation
  • Facilitate the congregation’s participation in authentic worship
  • Assist tech team in direction and selection of visual content for worship slides/motion backgrounds
  • Design and lead other worship services as needed (including Good Friday, Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve)
  • Collaborate with Celebrate Recovery staff to weave sermon themes and Scriptures into worship flow and lead worship at the Celebrate Recovery meeting on Sunday evenings

 

Administration

  • Monthly scheduling of and communication with worship team members
  • Maintain and utilize Planning Center Online website for monthly scheduling, service planning, band member access to charts and recordings, etc.
  • Maintain proper CCLI licenses and reporting
  • Create, edit and copy musical charts and arrangements
  • Maintain and update library of charts for band members

Equipment and Logistics

  • Maintain musical and sound equipment
  • Oversee worship team budget and purchases.  Work with Elder overseeing Worship Team / Tech Team in evaluating and planning for upcoming ministry need expenses.
  • Keep stage area organized, safe, visually appealing and distraction free

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Personal Qualifications

  • A committed and transformed follower of Christ
  • Sensitivity to the leading of the Holy Spirit
  • Belief in the authority of Scripture as God’s Word
  • Maintain a healthy spiritual balance of work and rest
  • Pray for the ministry and serve in response to God’s love
  • Be open and transparent with other staff members; admit struggles and fears; encourage; deal with conflict in an authentic, healthy, direct manner
  • Demonstrate maturity and good decision-making

 

 

Ministry Qualifications

  • A desire to see people grow in the image of Christ
  • Committed to being an active member of the East Valley church body
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and effective communication skills
  • Confident, talented and competent vocalist / instrumentalist
  • History of working collaboratively and effectively in a team setting with a variety of artists, musicians, and styles
  • Able to shepherd and develop people
  • Able to communicate ideas and parts effectively to different instruments to achieve desired musical results / arrangements
  • Ability to evoke excellence in others in a nurturing and encouraging manner
  • Experience using loops / backing tracks in worship (Garageband/Abelton) a plus, but not required
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