Assistant Worship Leader -- PT

3/17/2022

Community UMC in Harrison City is seeking a part-time Assistant Worship Leader to help lead, prepare, and equip our contemporary worship team for the 11am Current service. The role will help lead weekly rehearsals and aid in scheduling musicians and vocalists for the service. Preferred qualifications would be ability to play drums as part of the team and training in music theory. The position will allow for advancement in the future. Contact Community Church at 724-744-3413 for information or apply at info@communityumchurch.com

THE POSITION
The Assistant Worship Leader for Current Service would be assisting the Director of Worship in creating, leading, and the performance of the Current (contemporary) Worship service weekly. The role is part of the program staff and sits in on the Creative Team that designs and plans worship services for Community.
 
QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATE
  • Express and live a personal relationship/walk with Jesus Christ
  • Exhibit a Christ-centered, passionate, friendly, and enthusiastic spirit in working with others regardless of age
  • Desire to “Follow Jesus and Lead Others to Him as evidenced by actively sharing the love of Jesus with our community and church family
  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Training and/or experience in worship/worship arts for contemporary worship
  • An instrumentalist
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ability to play drums as part of current worship team
  • Training in music theory and instrumentation
  • Willingness to transition into Current Worship Leader as the ministry need develops
  • Ability to recruit, lead, teach, train, and equip volunteer musicians
 
 KEY MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with clergy, musicians, AV team, and program directors to aid in selection and preparation of music appropriate to the themes of worship services and special programs (i.e., VBS, Christmas)
  • Help lead, prepare, and equip current worship team for worship services
  • Lead weekly rehearsals and involvement in setup and teardown of stage
  • Aid in scheduling musicians and vocalists
  • Organize, monitor, and maintain contemporary music library for the church
  • On occasion attend weekly staff meetings, and other administrative or planning meetings
  • Vision for developing contemporary worship as vital part of Community Church
  • Strive to maintain a spirited visible presence for the music program within the church and its outreach into the community
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Position is part-time (15 hours per week)
  • Adherence to and keeping the qualities and characteristics of CUMC employees, as defined by Staff Handbook
  • The Current Assistant Worship Leader works with the Director of Worship and reports to the Lead Pastor
  • Ability to pass Safe sanctuary policy and training with full background checks, including but not limited to Act 33/34 and FBI Clearance; and other training as deemed necessary
 
JOB EVALUATION
An evaluation process will be in place with the Lead Pastor through the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) to assess this staff person’s effectiveness as well as to discern how to best resource this person for her/his ministry. Employee is assigned a SPRC rep as a liaison.