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Next Generation Creative Arts Associate star

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Northwoods Community Church

Peoria, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Church Size:
5001 to 7500
Job Type:
Northwoods Community Church
Job Description:

Position Description: The Next Generation Creative Arts Associate will provide key leadership over the musical, media, and tech experiences for 7th-12th grade on the Peoria campus. This position requires the development and management of musicians and vocalists. In addition, team building and volunteer care are critical to success.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1.             Music
A.            Musician Development: Develop, equip, and manage student musicians for student ministry through coaching, scheduling, communicating, and leading weekly rehearsals. This includes training musicians in how to play and what to play.
B.            Set List Planning: Collaborate with the Next Generation Pastor to plan and create a weekly Wednesday night music experience. Be listening for new music, ideas, and creative means of communicating our message. 

C.            Vision Echo: Support and promote the vision of Northwoods Community Church, specifically the AIM (Attract, Introduce & Mature) strategy.

2.             Media
A.            Media: Organize a team to create series artwork, sermon bumper videos, and message slides. Content should target a High School Junior.

B.            Team Building: Recruit volunteers and organize/lead a volunteer tech team to effectively minister to High School Students. This includes scheduling of tech booth volunteers.

3.             Administrative
A.            Department Meetings: Meet weekly with the Next Gen. Pastor and meet regularly with the student ministry leadership team.
B.            Staff Meetings: Attend staff meetings for global, visionary, and organization matters.
4.             General Duties
A.            Perform other duties as needed.


Interaction with others

This person will work most closely with the Student Ministry team, Creative Arts, ministry volunteers, and parents.


Desired Skills and Abilities

This person must be a creative person with leadership abilities. An understanding of a seeker targeted ministry is necessary. Must be a team player who is willing to work with others and develop musical teams.


Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Creative Communication, Leadership, Shepherding


Educational and Experience Required: Experience in leading worship, vocalists, and musicians. Experience with Pro Presenter, Finale, and Digital Performer or similar DAW are beneficial but not required.




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About the Church

Northwoods Community Church

Our Mission: ...to make fully devoted followers of Christ out of unchurched people in the Greater Peoria and Galesburg Areas.