Part-time or Full-time Worship and Music Intern

CrossWinds Church | Livermore, California

Job Description

CrossWinds Church is looking for a gifted, passionate leader to join us for one year as Worship and Music Intern. The mission of CrossWinds Church is to KNOW Jesus, LOVE Jesus, and REFLECT Jesus in our communities and world.  This person would work closely with our Creative Arts / Worship pastor as well as on a larger Creative Arts staff made up of other artists gifted at telling story through video, drama, and other communication pieces. The goal would be to train under an accomplished Creative Arts pastor as you provide leadership alongside him in our adult weekend services... as well as to elevate our community of musicians in their areas of service to CrossWinds Church.


Important: This is a one-year position at CrossWinds designed to give applicant the opportunity to gain experience in a Worship Director or Music Director role and then be released to a full-time position elsewhere, applying the experience they've received during their time at CrossWinds.


CrossWinds is a missional, outreach-oriented church located in the beautiful East Bay of Northern California about 45 minutes outside San Francisco.  Visit crosswindschurch.org to find out more about our church and culture.  Please send a cover letter, resume and picture as a first step to be considered for this position.


Outcomes:


  • Care for, cultivate, and grow our community of musicians, through relational health and compassionate equipping.
  • Take part in all creative brainstorming sessions, thus having voice and influence into how we communicate the Big Idea to our community.
  • Use of such platforms as Ableton, multitracks.com, Planning Center Online, Logic, and other similar tools to ensure that what we do on stage during our weekend gatherings sounds uniformly excellent.
  • Collaborate with Worship Pastor to keep a consistent tone and feel for how music and worship sounds on CWC’s stage.
  • Create stage plots and send out Planning Center Online plans.
  • Chart and prepare all worship and performance songs, using tools such as Planning Center Online and Ableton.
  • Be the point person onstage who our team looks to when it comes to direction in the area of music. “Never the loudest, always the one who knows what’s going on.”
  • Recruit, audition, and train new musicians so that our volunteer base allows for us to continually grow in the things we attempt.
  • If gifted in worship leading, use those gifts alongside our worship pastor at our Sunday services.


This job can be either a part-time or full-time position. (if full-time, it comes with a parsonage on-campus).*


Competencies:


  • Sound tech, Ableton Live, Planning Center Online
  • This role requires a high level of creative thinking and execution in a timely fashion.
  • Attention to detail and love of how music and worship can affect the church is what makes this person tick.
  • This person wants to get better at what they do everyday, and be willing to learn and develop consistently.
  • Communication and innovation will be required daily.
  • Deadlines do not frighten this person.
  • Teamwork is imperative.


Salary: This internship pays $21 an hour and is a minimum of 20 hours per week. If the candidate and CrossWinds agree to make the position full-time (40 hours), the position requires living in a one-bedroom house on campus where an expense of $1800 per month is deducted for the cost of rent (below market cost for the Bay Area).


REPORTS TO: Worship Pastor



Church Description

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Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
High school diploma
Job Type
Part-time

Location
Livermore, California
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
1,000-1,500

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