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

Online Campus Associate

Part time

The Online Campus Associate assists the Online Campus Team by leading and developing the online presence of Northwoods.  The Online Associate should be passionate about the idea of partnering with existing ministry efforts and innovating new methods extending ministry online. This role also requires someone who can resource online attendees, providing leadership with pastoral oversight, has strong understanding of the tech (a technical guru not a technical expert, but isn’t afraid of online tools & video streaming etc.) and can invest in the team of volunteers to support the Online Campus.  The Online Campus Associate should be innovative with online tools and resources and ready to help Northwoods take the Online Campus to the next level by fostering community for attendees distant and local.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead the campus team:
      • Recruit, coordinate/ schedule, develop and equip volunteers.
      • Set priorities and clarify expectations.
      • Manage campus budget.

     

    • Shepherd the online attendees:
      • Provide guidance and leadership to Online Campus Volunteers and Community.
      • Oversee and participate in pastoral care.
      • Lead and manage Online Community group
      • Lead attendees toward attending on campus or home church gatherings
      • Lead attendees toward local or online small groups
        • Developing & Coaching leaders of online groups
      • Passionate about connecting people of all walks of life and people groups across geographic regions.

     

    • Ensure success of the weekend experience:
      • Equip & Train teams that focus on the online attendee’s experience.
      • Partner with Broadcast Audio, Technical and Media teams.
      • Connect volunteers and attendees to the vision of the Northwoods & online ministry.
      • Communicates well:
        • Written: Live Chat, Prayer Chat, Online Community Group, Email etc.
        • Spoken: Live and Recorded On camera communication
      • Aware of leading-edge tools, processes and technology to take online ministry to the next level goals including:
        • Increased Weekend Attendance, regularly seeing new people saying “YES” to Jesus, Multiplication of Home Groups, Increased engagement in the online community, and enhanced online engagement with local and online attendees.

     

    • Champion the Northwoods vision:
      • Stay connected to central leadership and global priorities.
      • Reinforce the “four walls” of the weekend experience and mid-week ways to connect in community.
      • Be future-looking and context-aware with a mind for assessing community needs and ministry opportunities.

     

    • Oversee Online Technical Operations
      • Maintain Online Streaming hardware and software
      • Manage relationships with solutions providers / Streaming CDNs
      • Maintain and update Roku, AppleTV, Chromecast and other OTT Devices and related content
      • Collaborate with the IT and Communications teams on mobile streaming development.

     

Interaction With Others

The Online Associate will interact with attendees on camera, in chat and in other methods and should be able to communicate well with attendees as a key staff member representing Northwoods online.  Additionally, the Online Associate will interact internally with staff across all teams and should be able to communicate well and represent the Online team in internal interactions. 

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills to effectively coordinate several simultaneous activities in a dynamic work environment with frequent changes of work priorities, scope, and schedules.
  • Ability to develop and apply innovative concepts to the Online Campus.
  • Customer-driven and comfortable with a wide variety of people types as well as many different technologies.

Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

Administration, Helps, Service, and Leadership

 

Educational and Experience Required

  • FEC Ministry license is a plus but not required.
  • At least three to five years experience in similar field or role.
Connections Café Associate

Part time

The Connections Cafe Associate provides assistance to the Food Service Ministry and the Connections Café. The Food Service Ministry’s goal is to provide a convenient cost effective food service for all Northwoods events.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Restock supplies in the kitchen and café
    • Restock all drinks and snacks
    • Cleaning kitchen, café, refrigerators, and anything else assigned
    • Serving customers in the café
    • Laundry for kitchen and café
    • Any other duties assigned by manager

    Interaction with Others

    The Connections Café Associate will interact with ministry leaders, volunteers, church attendees, inventory suppliers, and the Business Office staff on a regular basis.

    Desired Skill and Abilities

    Interpersonal and organization skills, self-motivated and goal setting ability. Food safe certificate is helpful.

    Beneficial Spiritual Gifts

    Hospitality, Administration, and Encouragement

    Educational and Experience Required

    Food service experience is preferred.

Re:New Thrift Store Associate

Part time

The Re:New Thrift Store Associate will help to open and manage the Re:New thrift store in Galesburg.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working on the floor
      • Customer Services: Assist at the cash register during check out and assisting customers.
      • Hours: Open and close the store on assigned days and be available to work 1-2 Saturdays a month
      • Promotion: Responsible for creative ideas for arrangement and promotion of the store.
      • Pricing: Assist with pricing donations and display of donations.
      • Safety: Promote customer safety by following safety guidelines.
  • Store organization
      • Receiving: Assist with sorting clothes and other items in the receiving area. Assist customers bringing in donations.
      • Clothing: Sort and hang clothing and keep racks organized.
      • Preparation: Prepare items for display and sale (cleaning, pricing, stocking shelves).
      • Large donations: Pick up and moving of furniture and large donations.
      • Electronics: Check all electronics and price same before putting on display.
      • Housekeeping: Keep showroom in a neat and tidy order.

Interaction With Others

The Thrift Store Associate will work closely with the Team Leader and volunteers.

Desired Skills and Abilities

Have a positive attitude.

Educational and Experience Required

Education and experience to carry out the duties of this position is desired.

Application