The Church of St. John the Evangelist (Anglican), Kitchener, Ontario, is seeking a Director of Music who will work creatively in developing and expanding the existing choir and parish music program in the Anglican musical tradition, recruit choristers, and understand the ministry of music as integral to the community’s spiritual formation and proclamation.
The Director of Music’s musicianship and commitment to the mission of the Church will inspire participation of other musicians and instrumentalists in our common worship. The Director of Music will also encourage musical partnerships and collaborations with other musicians and groups beyond the parish as such opportunities arise. The successful candidate will communicate well and have good interpersonal skills.

Qualifications and Duties:
We invite applicants whose qualifications and experience correspond to Levels 3-4 in the RCCO/CRCO Table of Recommended Salaries (2022). This is a 20 hours/week part-time employee position with a weekly choir rehearsal and one Sunday Eucharist, as well as Christmas and Holy Week liturgies and other occasional services, including weddings and funerals.
The 17-voice parish choir (SATB) sings choral repertoire and leads congregational song and liturgy. A choral scholar program is being developed. Most choristers read well.

Instruments:
The sanctuary organs are a 1977 Gabriel Kney (two manuals and pedal), and a 1947, 1962 Casavant Frères (two manuals and pedal with a third manual used as a coupling manual). The sanctuary piano is a Yamaha C3 Grand. St. John’s also has a three-octave set of Malmark handbells. The live sanctuary acoustics and central location of the church favour St. John’s as a concert venue in the Region of Waterloo.

Responsibility and Accountability:
The Director of Music is responsible for all aspects of the musical life of the parish, works under the supervision of the Rector, and is responsible to the Wardens on matters of contract and employment.  The Director of Music is also expected to work co-operatively with other parish staff, lay leaders, and parishioners, and in all relationships be in compliance with the Safe Church policies of the Diocese of Huron.

Applications:
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have permission to work in Canada.
Apply for this position by email, with a cover message and resumé sent to the Search Committee at applications@stjohn316.com The application deadline is November 1, 2022. Applications will be held in confidence by the Search Committee. A full position description is available on request from applications@stjohn316.com
Short-listed candidates will be asked for references and invited to an interview and audition.
The start-date of February 1, 2023 may be delayed to accommodate the successful candidate’s individual circumstances pertaining to current employment and/or moving from beyond the Region of Waterloo. 

St. Jude’s Church, London is looking for a Custodian/Hall Manager.
This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours, with the dual role of Custodian and Hall Rental Manager. A flexible schedule will be needed to accommodate both Custodial and Rental responsibilities. Consideration will also be given to two persons sharing the position.
Under the Custodian position primary responsibilities include the day-to-day cleaning and general maintenance of the Church Building and surrounding area.
Under the Hall Rental Manager position primary responsibilities include preparing rooms for rental functions, including set up, clean up and on-site management of some rental groups.

Requirements:

  • Be able to periodically lift up to 12kg of weight.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Custodial duties in a Church or Industrial setting.
  • General maintenance responsibilities, excellent customer service and communications skills are a must.
  • The incumbent will be aware of and compliant with diocesan and parish policies and practices, including the Diocese of Huron’s Safe Church Policies. Therefore, a clear Police Record Check (PRC) obtained through the Diocese, will be required prior to an offer of employment.

Please note that this job posting is a brief overview of the roles. A more detailed description is available to applicants scheduled for an interview. Duties, responsibilities and actions may change based on the requirements of the employer.
Application deadline: 2022-09-23
Job Type: Full-time
Permanent Salary: $32,000.00-$35,000.00 per year
COVID-19 considerations: At the current time all employees, parishioners and patrons inside the church building are encouraged to wear a mask when in contact with others. 

All Saints' Church, Waterloo is looking for a Children's and Youth Pastor.
All Saints is a growing church in North Waterloo, where a committed group of people is learning how to follow Jesus Christ. We are currently seeking a Children’s and Youth Pastor.
This is a part-time position, 8 hours per week for a 2-year contract beginning in October 2022.
Compensation package: $18 per hour.
Hours: Sunday mornings & 1 evening, plus other days as required. Schedule to be determined with the Rector upon hiring.
Applicants are asked to provide a covering letter and resume to the attention of the Rector at contact@allsaintswaterloo.ca
Application deadline: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will take place in late August.
Description: The primary purpose is to sustain and build upon our current Children’s and Youth Ministry programs so that children and youth in our community are shaped and nurtured in the Good News of God that is found in Jesus Christ in a safe, friendly, inclusive, and welcoming environment.
Duties & Responsibilities: Primary duty is to nurture and grow the existing Children’s and Youth Ministry on Sunday mornings and 1 evening per week.

Administration:

  • Choose and implement curriculum in consultation with the rector, Sunday school volunteers and youth volunteers.
  • Organize and maintain Children’s Ministry supplies and curriculum.
  • Develop and manage the budget in cooperation with the treasurer and bookkeeper. 
  • Track, review attendance and maintain contact with families.
  • Ensure appropriate set up of rooms and care of Children’s and Youth Ministry space
  • Recruit, train and mentor Sunday School and Youth volunteers.
  • Ensure the visibility of our children through intergenerational activities (e.g. participating in liturgy through reading and singing, sharing crafts/teachings with the congregation, etc.)
  • Maintain an on-going relationship with parishioners
  • Implement and maintain Safe Church initiative, Canon 40 (https://diohuron.org/resources/canons-and-constitution/pages/canons)

Communication with:

  • Children and Youth volunteers – meet regularly to assess progress and address concerns
  • Rector – keep informed of plans and concerns.
  • Children and their parents – regular communication

Co-ordination:

  • Co-ordinate special events and family discipleship days (e.g. Christmas pageant).
  • Plan and facilitate take-home resources
  • Participate in confirmation preparation with clergy
  • Work in collaboration with neighbouring Anglican parishes in delivering youth ministry throughout Waterloo 

Skills & Experience:

  • A committed follower of Jesus Christ, passionate about sharing the Gospel with children.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Imaginative, energetic and flexible.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Sensitive pastoral abilities
  • Post Secondary Studies
  • Theological education an asset
  • Music/drama abilities are assets  

The successful candidate will need to complete a police background check and provide proof of COVID Vaccination.

 

St. James'. Cambridge is looking for a Music Director/Organist (permanent part-time).
 St. James’ Anglican Church in Cambridge, Ontario, has a rich history of meaningful music and seeks a permanent part-time music director/organist. Responsibilities include playing the Digital Organ, directing the choir (Weekly practices and Sunday services), and meeting regularly with the Minister and monthly with the Worship Committee to plan the service music and anthems. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience, education, and credentials, consistent with St. James’ ability to pay.  Two weeks paid vacation by arrangement with the Rector (with an additional week after first full year). We welcome expressions of interest or applications until August 30. 
For a complete job description, please go to our website at www.stjamesang.ca or contact our Church Office at office@stjamesang.ca or via phone at 519-658-4547. 

 

Office Administrator needed for two Anglican churches: The Church of the Holy Saviour, Waterloo and Church of St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener.
We are two dynamic Anglican churches seeking a Parish Administrator, either separately or together.  The Church of the Holy Saviour is a parish in Uptown Waterloo and Church of St. John the Evangelist is in downtown Kitchener. 
We are looking for a self-motivated person with good relational and communication skills to perform administrative and receptionist duties on a part-time basis at each church with time totaling 27 hours between the two churches.  A familiarity with Anglican church practices would be helpful.
The person we are looking for will be well-organized, attentive to detail and able to work independently.  The successful candidate will be sensitive to all who enter the parish offices or seek ministry over the phone.  Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.  Experience with Microsoft applications, Church Windows, Tithely or a comparable system, website, social media management, and editing is required.
The preferred start date is late August, 2022.
For a complete job description or for more information on either or both of these positions please contrac Tricia Siemens, rectorswardenholysaviour@gmail.com (The Church of the Holy Saviour) or  applications@stjohn316.com (The Church of St John the Evangelist).

 

St Johns the Evangelist Church in Leamington is seeking an Organist/Musical Director
Sunday Services Chorale Eucharist at 10:30 am with extra services at Easter and Christmas. Weddings and Funerals happen occasionally. Remuneration to be discussed.  
Approx. 10 voice choir. Church has a 12 Stop Casavant Pipe Organ.
Send resume to St Johns the Evangelist
60 Erie St N
Leamington, ON N8H 2Z5
c/o David Seaton
or email stjohnsleamington@diohuron.org

 

St. John’s, Port Rowan is looking for an Organist (Part Time Employment Opportunity). Organist for Local Anglican Services - Our group enjoys singing a variety of styles of music. Organ is manual digital with full pedal. Send resume to enriquemartinez@diohuron.org
Any questions: 519-586-3401 

 

Trinity, Sarnia is looking for a Young Families Minister. This is a newly created full-time, in-person, salaried position with the following focus: Build, lead and support a young families ministry team to reach, teach, and mobilize young families in our church and community.

For the full job description, please click here!