• CANTON
    • Canton Campus

      Meeting at Canton High School
      1001 N Main Street
      Canton, IL 61520

      DIRECTIONS

      Canton Ministry Office
      Inside Gayon High Performance
      Chiropractic & Rehab
      162 E Chestnut St
      Canton, IL 61520
      DIRECTIONS

    • Campus Pastor
      Jason Gilmore

      Service Time
      Sunday 11am

      Phone
      309-668-0302

      CAMPUS INFO

  • CHILLICOTHE
    • Chillicothe Campus

      Meeting at IVC High School
      1300 W Sycamore St
      Chillicothe, IL 61523
      DIRECTIONS

      Chillicothe Ministry Center
      1007 N Fourth St
      Chillicothe, IL 61523
      DIRECTIONS

    • Campus Pastor
      Keith Lindgren

      Service Times
      Sunday 11am

      Phone
      309-270-8888

      CAMPUS INFO

  • GALESBURG
    • Galesburg Campus

      940 W Freemont Street
      Galesburg, IL 61401

      DIRECTIONS

    • Campus Pastor
      Andrew Wingo

      Service Times
      Sunday 9:00am, 11:00am

      Phone
      309-342-1550

      CAMPUS INFO

  • PEORIA
    • Peoria Campus

      10700 N Allen Road
      Peoria, IL 61615

      DIRECTIONS

    • Senior Pastor
      Cal Rychener

      Service Times
      Saturday 6pm, Sunday 9am and 11am

      Phone
      309-243-1550

      CAMPUS INFO

  • PRINCETON
    • Princeton Campus

      Meeting at Apollo Theater
      455 S Main St
      Princeton, IL 61356

      DIRECTIONS

      Princeton Ministry Office
      451 S Main St
      Princeton, IL 61356
      DIRECTIONS

    • Campus Pastor
      Kurt Smith

      Service Time
      Sunday 11am

      Phone
      309-243-1550

      CAMPUS INFO

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Northwoods Community Church. Please take a few minutes to review the current job openings, then complete the application form below.

Contact jobs@northwoods.church with any questions.

Current Openings

Media Producer

Full-time

The Media Producer advances the ministries of Northwoods Church through visual elements that attract people who are far from God, that introduce them to Jesus and Christian principles, and that help them mature in Christ as they continue on their spiritual journey. The Media Producer provides creative, visually excellent media content for weekend services and special events.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administration

  • Scheduling: Schedule for live video shoots to maintain workflow.
  • Staff Meetings: Attend Staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters

Creative Arts Team

  • Creativity: Work side-by-side with the Media Director and the Media Team in developing excellence and creativity in this ministry.
  • Brainstorming: Meet weekly and work alongside the MediaDirector for planning of the services.
  • Current trends: Be listening for new music, ideas, and creative means of communicating our message with an emphasis on the new technology available.

Production

  • Media Production: Shoot, edit and finalize video projects, and create graphics as needed for weekend services, special services and other ministries. Coordinate with the Music Team to create visually appealing center screen, side screen and AP content to support the weekend worship experience. Produce other media projects for the overall Northwoods community as assigned by the Media Director.
  • Innovation: Continuously explore fresh and creative ways to deliver media content. Ensure that frequently recurring projects (video testimonies, pre-service announcement videos, sermon bumpers, etc.) do not become “stale”
  • Training: Cross train with other media positions.

Interaction With Others

The Media Producer will work closely with the Media Director and Media Team, as well as the other members of the Creative Arts staff. He/she will also work closely with volunteers in the Creative Arts area at all campuses.

Desired Skills and Abilities

This must be a creative person with leadership abilities. Organizational and time management skills are essential. An understanding of the Seeker Event philosophy is necessary. Must be an effective communicator willing to work with others to develop cohesive teams. The Media Producer should have experience shooting and producing field segments and have a working knowledge of live video directing and production.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Creative Communication, Leadership, and Administration

Educational and Experience Required

Experience in graphic design, Character Generation, and non-linear video editing is also essential.

Software: Apple Final Cut and Adobe Creative cloud. Advanced knowledge in 3D software is preferred.

Worship Leader, Canton Campus

Part-time

The Canton Worship Leader will give leadership to staff and volunteers serving on music teams for Northwoods and the Canton Campus. He/she will strive to bring authenticity and creativity to weekend services through leading worship and overseeing all aspects of the music production of services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administration

  • Recruit: Recruit and develop musicians to be a part of the team
  • Development: Work side-by-side with Multisite Worship Pastor in developing musical excellence and creativity in this ministry
  • Brainstorm: Meet weekly with the Brainstorming Team and the Multisite Worship Pastor for planning of the services
  • Reports: Provide weekly and monthly reports to the Multisite Worship Pastor for the purpose of accountability as well as assistance in accomplishing established goals
  • Train: Implement and train musicians in the church philosophies as well as develop creative community time for team building within ministry team meetings
  • Leadership: Provide leadership to the Music Staff
  • Meetings: Attend departmental, supervisory, and Music Team meetings
  • Staff Meetings: Attend Staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters

Production

  • Services: Plan, coordinate and communicate all musical aspects of the Weekend Services, WOW weekends, Easter, and Christmas services in cooperation with the Multisite Worship Pastor and Teaching Pastors
  • Rehearsal: Lead musical rehearsals during the week as well as at the weekend services
  • Current Trends: Be listening for new music, ideas, and creative means of communicating our message
  • Music: Arrange, transcribe, and distribute vocal and instrumental music to be performed
  • Tracking: Track Production using Digital Performer
  • Other: Various other duties as requested

Interaction With Others

This person will work closely with the Canton Campus Pastor as well as the rest of the Creative Arts staff. He/she will also work closely with the Creative Arts volunteers.

Desired Skills and Abilities

This person must be a creative person with leadership abilities. An understanding of the seeker environment philosophy is necessary. Must be a team player willing to work with others and develop musical teams. Musical experience with contemporary pop rhythm section is essential and experience in arranging and music theory is valuable.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Creative Communication, Leadership, and Teaching

Educational and Experience Required

Bachelor’s in Music or related field

Worship Leader, Princeton Campus

Part-time

The Princeton Worship Leader will give leadership to staff and volunteers serving on music teams for Northwoods and Princeton. He/she will strive to bring authenticity and creativity to Weekend services through leading worship and overseeing all aspects of the music production of services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administration

  • Recruit: Recruit and develop musicians to be a part of the team
  • Development: Work side-by-side with Multisite Worship Pastor in developing musical excellence and creativity in this ministry
  • Brainstorm: Meet weekly with the Brainstorming Team and the Multisite Worship Pastor for planning of the services
  • Reports: Provide weekly and monthly reports to the Multisite Worship Pastor for the purpose of accountability as well as assistance in accomplishing established goals
  • Train: Implement and train musicians in the church philosophies as well as develop creative community time for team building within ministry team meetings
  • Leadership: Provide leadership to the Music Staff
  • Meetings: Attend departmental, supervisory, and Music Team meetings
  • Staff Meetings: Attend Staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters

Production

  • Services: Plan, coordinate and communicate all musical aspects of the Weekend Services, WOW weekends, Easter, and Christmas services in cooperation with the Multisite Worship Pastor and Teaching Pastors
  • Rehearsal: Lead musical rehearsals during the week as well as at the weekend services
  • Current Trends: Be listening for new music, ideas, and creative means of communicating our message
  • Music: Arrange, transcribe, and distribute vocal and instrumental music to be performed
  • Tracking: Track Production using Digital Performer
  • Other: Various other duties as requested

Interaction With Others

This person will work closely with the Princeton Campus Pastor as well as the rest of the Creative Arts staff. He/she will also work closely with the Creative Arts volunteers.

Desired Skills and Abilities

This person must be a creative person with leadership abilities. An understanding of the seeker environment philosophy is necessary. Must be a team player willing to work with others and develop musical teams. Musical experience with contemporary pop rhythm section is essential and experience in arranging and music theory is valuable.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Creative Communication, Leadership, and Teaching

Educational and Experience Required

Bachelor’s in Music or related field

Finance Administrative Assistant

Part-time

The Finance Administrative Assistant will provide support to the Business Office. This person will be working primarily with the Accounting Director.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Finance

  • Contributions: Process all contributions, including weekend offerings, online contributions, and mailed contributions. Recap new contributions.
  • Missions: Manages mission contribution records in conjunction with the mission team.
  • Credit Cards: Process monthly credit card expense reports for the American Express, MasterCard, and Sam’s Club cards.
  • Accounts Payable: File accounts payable invoices that are paid.
  • Monthly Financials: Distribute monthly financials internally.
  • Counting Team: Organize counters for big events, manage roster, annual appreciation dinner.
  • Bookkeeping Assistant: Process monthly journal entries such as account transfers (postage, copier, beverage, and supply transfers).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Interaction With Others

The Finance Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Accounting Director.

Desired Skills and Abilities

Have a strong proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, and web applications. Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to comprehend and to express written and oral information. Effective time management, organization, leadership, telephone etiquette, proofreading, and multi-tasking skills. Must be able to maintain confidentiality; be flexible, accurate, and have good follow up skills. Must be willing to learn new technologies.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Administration, Service, Wisdom

Educational and Experience Required

Two years related experience and/or training.

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