• CANTON
    • Canton Campus

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

      DIRECTIONS

    • Campus Pastor
      Jason Gilmore

      Service Time
      Sunday 11am

      Phone
      309-668-0302

      CAMPUS INFO

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  • 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

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  • GALESBURG
    • Galesburg Campus

      940 W Fremont Street
      Galesburg, IL 61401

      DIRECTIONS

    • Campus Pastor
      Andrew Wingo

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

      Phone
      309-342-1550

      CAMPUS INFO

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  • 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

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  • 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
      815-915-4623

      CAMPUS INFO

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Employment at Northwoods Church

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

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

Central Services Technical Associate

Full-time, exempt

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administration

  • Technical: Work with the Technical Director and volunteer Teams.
  • Creative Arts Team: Meet weekly with the Creative Arts Team for communication, coordination, community, and inspiration.
  • Accountability: Provide weekly and monthly reports to the Technical Director for the purpose of accountability as well as assistance in accomplishing established goals.
  • Staff Meetings: Attend Staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters.

Global Technical Production

  • Global Technical Teams: Build teams of technicians, stage managers, grips, and audio engineers as well as any additional personnel needed to effectively execute all rehearsals, worship services, productions, funerals, weddings, multi-site campus, and other events (Simulcasts, Concerts, etc.).
  • Develop: Develop maintenance schedules, guidelines, and procedures for technical equipment in the church.
  • Manage: Manage all technical equipment in the global church including Discoveryland, Atrium, Chapel, and Prayer Tower.
  • Excellence: Work with the Technical Director in developing technical excellence in the Creative Arts department.
  • Assessment of Technical Resources: Working with the Technical Director, assess, troubleshoot, and upgrade all technical equipment in the global church.

Volunteer Development

  • Assimilation, shepherding, and team building.
  • Volunteer operator development and training.
  • Build community and provide leadership to the volunteer technical team, provide ongoing training to ensure each member is developing to their full potential.

Interaction With Others

The Central Services Technical Associate will work closely with the Technical Director as well as the other members of the Creative Arts Department staff. He/she will also work closely with volunteers in the Creative Arts Department.

Desired Skills and Abilities

This person must be a person with technical abilities. They should be detail oriented with a critical eye/ear for technical matters. Investment into the lives of volunteers is a must. This person must have a great understanding of the seeker mind-set and how the arts and technical support can be used to impact them.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Leadership, Administration, Helps, and Wisdom

Educational and Experience Required

Experience with theatrics is necessary

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.

Campus Services Associate, Peoria Campus

Part-time

To assist with facility readiness, excellence in facility care, a distraction-free environment and a ministry experience for volunteers and service providers

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cleaning: To ensure that the building and grounds are clean and ready for use at all times. This includes vacuuming, running the carpet cleaning machine, cleaning the bathrooms, dusting, etc.
  • Room Set-Up: Set up rooms, including tables being set up or taken down, placing chairs, easels, etc.
  • Security: To ensure that the building is locked securely following our corporate service times.
  • Assist: To assist the Campus Service Director in all building and ground maintenance as needs arise.
  • Procedures: Must have knowledge of the Emergency Procedure of the building systems.
  • Other: Other duties as assigned.

Interaction With Others

The Campus Servicers Associate will keep in contact with the various Team Leaders to ensure that tasks are being carried out and see if any help is needed. Contact with the Campus Service Director should be made on a regular basis to keep him/her informed of actions and goals.

Desired Skills and Abilities

Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Good organizational and planning skills.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Hospitality, Administration, Leadership, Helps, Encouragement, Craftsmanship; also a servant’s heart and a willingness to learn.

Educational and Experience Required

None required. We provide superior training.

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