• 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 Director

Full-time Exempt

The Media Director works to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Media Department. The Media director will produce media content for services and special purposes, create presentations for message support, develop volunteers, provide technical support, and participate in collaborative creative planning.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administration

  • Recruit: Recruit, lead and develop Media Team volunteers/staff
  • Scheduling: Manage the scheduling of media teams for all the weekend services and other events
  • Staff Meetings: Attend Staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matters
  • Leadership: Supervise Media Team – perform evaluations, meet individually and collectively with team members, set department priorities in collaboration with the Production Director/Executive Pastor of Creative Communication. Serve on the Northwoods Leadership Team.

Creative Arts Team

  • Creativity: Work collaboratively with the Creative Arts Team to develop excellence and creativity in this ministry. Ensure media content is consistently fresh and visually interesting
  • Current trends: Research ideas, and creative means of communicating our message with an emphasis on current and upcoming technology and delivery methods

Production

  • Media Production: Produce media, i.e. video, for the weekend and other ministries. Produce other media projects as necessary for the overall Northwoods community. Create presentations for message/worship support for weekends and other events
  • Technical Support: Troubleshoot and resolve media related technical issues. Purchase and configure software/hardware to fulfill production needs
  • Services: Provide production support for all services and special events in the auditorium and other venues as needed. Production support includes graphics presentations, video playback, online streaming, video switching, and camera directing

Interaction With Others

The Media Director will work closely with the Production Director as well as the other members of the Creative Arts staff. He/she will also work closely with volunteers in the Creative Arts area.

Desired Skills and Abilities

This person must be a creative person with leadership abilities. Organizational skills are a must for effective coordination of media projects, meetings, and volunteers. He/she will have an advanced understanding of audio/video software and equipment. Must be a team player willing to work with others and contribute to a collaborative environment. The Media Director 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

Bachelors in Communication or equivalent experience, experience in graphic design, creating 3D animation, and non-linear video editing. Software: Pro Presenter, Adobe Creative Cloud. Must be comfortable working with Mac OS.

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

Application