Campus Worship Leader (Part-Time)

Heart of the Canyons Church
Canyon Country, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/02/2018
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Heart of the Canyons Church (HOTC) is looking for a worship leader for its campus located in Canyon Country, California.  We are a Southern Baptist church that began in 1990, and the Canyon Country campus is the original and flagship location.  Our worship style is contemporary and influenced by Hillsong, Bethel, Kristian Stanfill, Chris Tomlin and similar artists.


We are looking for a part-time worship director (approximately 20 hours per week).  This role reports to the Campus Pastor (who in this case is also the Senior Pastor) regarding the musical style, song selection, team-building and spiritual components of their work, and also reports to the Service Director regarding the operational aspects of the Sunday services.



  • A heart to worship God reflected through their life
  • Excellent instrumental and vocal abilities
  • Loves people, and enjoys leading and developing them


  • Lead worship at weekly campus services
  • Recruit, train, and lead teams of musicians, singers, and support people
  • With the Campus Pastor, lead our people into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ 


  • Choose worship music for services with input from the Campus Pastor
  • Make sure that we have the right musicians and singers for each service
  • Lead weekly worship rehearsal
  • Engage in planning worship services and special events


  • Strongly developed self-motivation, in submission to Christ
  • Mature and growing walk with God
  • Strongly evangelistic and outreach oriented
  • Excellent vocalist who can also train and coach others
  • Competence in using Planning Center and ProPresenter software, and other worship technologies
  • Well versed in current and past worship music
  • Evident people and leadership skills
  • Commitment to spiritual integrity and artistic excellence 


  • Minimum of three (3) years of worship leading experience in a church setting
  • Excellent instrumental (guitar and/or keyboard) and vocal skills
  • Bachelors degree in Music preferred but not required
  • Live in the Los Angeles area, as we are not covering relocation expenses
  • Agreement with our beliefs, doctrine, and practices
  • Willingness to humbly follow the leadership of Jesus Christ and our pastoral leaders


To apply for this position, please send your resume with cover letter, recent photo, and a video (or links a video) of yourself leading worship in a church setting (all required) to Please put “Worship Leader Position” in the subject line.  No phone calls will be accepted.

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