Who We Are:
Inspired by the bold and boundless hospitality of Jesus, we are “open to all,” which means we welcome and accept all people into the life of our Church without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, age, economic status, political affiliation, physical or mental capacity, or religious belief. We believe that God’s call is given to all people, and we embrace the Spirit that continues to cross boundaries in order to unite the world.

Our Youth Choir:

They are 12-18 years of age and are committed to practice weekly. Leading in worship multiple times a year, this choir ranges from burgeoning soloists, dedicated percussionists, creative lyricists, and much more. An annual highlight is the youth-led Youth Sunday service where graduating seniors are honored and the youth choir leads worship. Previous activities include a trip to see Jesus Christ Superstar, a tour of the sanctuary organ and a/v, and performing for Lessons & Carols in December. The youth choir enjoys a wide variety of music including classical, showtunes, folk hymns, spirituals, pop, gospel, and traditional music from around the globe.

Essential Job Functions:
• Understand and uphold the Child & Youth Protection Policy
• Lead weekly youth choir rehearsals
• Direct and musically accompany youth choir
• Select music & other artistic expressions to support the church mission and Senior Pastor’s vision
• Introduce and teach about diverse musicians/genres
• Manage music ministry volunteers’ schedule
• Assist Director of Music Ministry as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Ideal Candidate:
• Experience teaching voice and teaching instruments
• Proficiency in at least one musical instrument
• Experience working with children
• Experience in church/worship settings, choral music, and hymns
• Excitement around diverse styles of music
• Well organized and creative
• Familiarity with facilitating virtually (ie via Zoom)

Anticipated Schedule & Benefits:
• 10 hrs/week
• Flexible weekdays
• Must be available Sundays for worship at 10am and youth music at 4:30pm
• Pay: $200 per week
• Professional development training
• Opportunities to lead/direct Sunday Chancel Choir
• Leadership & Instructional opportunities with excited young people
• Non-profit and organizational experience

To apply for this job email your details to tgibbs@myersparkbaptist.org