Helena First

Worship Arts Director (Best Role in the House)

Helena First
Helena, Montana, United States

Date Posted: 11/14/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Worship Arts Director will skillfully combine Biblical truth with music to magnify the greatness of God; motivating the gathered church to worship Jesus Christ. The role of the Worship Arts Director is to oversee and coordinate the Worship Arts strategy of Helena First, under the direction and leadership of the Executive Pastor, in the fulfillment of the Lead Pastor’s vision. The Worship Arts Director will also oversee the Tech Director and all related aspects of the worship experience. The role will require recruiting, equipping and encouraging teams of volunteers and staff to do the work of the ministry in alignment with Helena First’s mission, purposes and values across all campuses. The role is full time, Exempt. Compensation: D.O.E.


Applicants with at least three years of experience overseeing worship at a church with multiple worship teams is desired. If this description doesn't fit you, feel free to apply, but let us know that's the case. We also ask that you are supportive of Assembly of God beliefs.


All applicants must submit a resume AND a video link of you leading worship. If a video link won't work through ChurchStaffing.com, it may be sent separately after receiving a reply from us. Thank you. We look forward to connecting!

Experience and Knowledge Required:


Able to connect  

  • With God in worship
  • Pointing people to Jesus and His Word
  • Engaging in spiritual habits that make room for God
  • Building healthy relationships with family and others
  • Cheering/motivating others on to a fulfilled life
  • Helping everyone feel loved, welcomed and esteemed
  • Confidently and effectively communicating with others

Able to grow 

  • In the knowledge and image of Jesus
  • Focusing on your family and making it strong
  • Being teachable, flexible and open to change
  • Regularly attending a Helena First Small Group (can be the Worship Arts Team)
  • Taking initiative to increase in knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Caring for, discipling, and training others to reach their full potential

Able to serve  

  • Putting God’s love on display by being a servant leader
  • Intentionally keeping ministry simple
  • Recruiting, organizing and managing teams
  • Delegating well - making opportunities for others to step up
  • Being a team player
  • Discovering your God given design and engaging in ministry
  • Continually developing and expanding your circle of influence

Able to reach

  • Those who are far from God with the Good News of Jesus
  • Being more concerned with reaching people than keeping people
  • Active in personal, relational evangelism
  • Raising up and sending out missionaries

Leading others to do the same with grace.

Required Skills

  • an enthusiastic presence for leading worship
  • skilled vocally and instrumentally, and able to provide direction in both
  • skilled in organization and administration (or able to build volunteer teams who are)
  • knowledgeable in the use of technology in worship (sound, lighting, cameras, computers, presentation software, video, etc.)
  • able to incorporate other art forms as needed

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


1. General

  • Maintain strong communication and relationship with the Leadership Team.
  • Oversee the quality of Worship Services at all Helena First campuses.
  • Coordinate the creation of schedules, auditions, and weekly rehearsals.
  • Oversee and support the Tech Director.
  • Cooperatively team with the other ministries of Helena First. 

2. Leadership of Staff and Volunteer Teams


Success in this role will best be accomplished by prioritizing an investment in ministry leaders who, in turn, develop strong worship and tech teams:

  • Building systems and structures that lead people from being spectators to volunteers.
  • Communicating clear vision and wins for leaders on a regular basis.
  • Recruiting, interviewing, auditioning, developing, empowering, scheduling, supervising, reviewing, redirecting (as necessary) Dream Team and paid staff. 
  • Consistently communicating with team members.
  • Leading departmental meetings and empowering staff to fulfill their unique roles.
  • Overseeing departmental Human Resource needs.

3. Oversight and Execution of Worship Services


Responsible for planning corporate worship services of Helena First in consultation with the Lead Pastor, Executive Pastor, Tech Director and Worship Experience Director:

  • Serving as the primary Worship Leader.
  • Ensuring worship services are planned with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy and musical appropriateness.
  • Overseeing song selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists and vocalists.
  • Leading in some form of spiritual and relational development at every rehearsal.
  • Providing pastoral care for the Worship and Tech teams.
  • Overseeing the Worship and Technology budget and financial reporting.
  • Formulating worship and tech standards for existing and new campuses. 
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