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Employment

Realizing the potential God has for Willow Creek largely depends on the quality and engagement of our staff. So we put a high priority on attracting, developing, and maintaining fantastic people in our workplace. (And we happen to think this is a great place to work!)

If you're interested in applying for a staff position, choose from the list below and select the apply button under the listing that is right for you. You must complete a separate application for each position of interest to you. Once we have received your completed online application(s) and attached your résumé, you will receive an automatic email reply stating your information was received.

South Barrington Campus

Children's Ministry (Promiseland)

Operations

Late-Childhood Programmer

Middle-Childhood Programmer

Promiseland Stage Set Creator (Part-Time)

Early Childhood Programers

Infants/Toddlers Volunteer Developer

Discipleship

Section Leader (Part Time)

Family Life

PromiseTowne Assistant Teacher - Infants (Part Time)

PromiseTowne Substitute Teacher (Part Time)

PromiseTowne Preschool Teacher (Part Time)

Stewardship Coordinator (Part Time)

Campus Care Cleaning Technician (PT Saturday Nights)

Campus Care Set Up Technician (Part-Time)

Accounting Controller

Call Center Manager

Seeds Bookstore Assistant

Shop Assistant

Production

Director of Photography/Editor

Scenic Carpenter - Seasonal

Weekend Audio Engineer

Weekend Lighting Engineer

Young Adults

College Ministry Pastor

Young Professionals Ministry Pastor/Director

Chicago

Operations

Atmosphere team PT (setup/tear down)

Children's Ministry (Promiseland)

Promiseland Director

Crystal Lake

Operations

FAST Team Campus Care Supervisor (part time)

Facilities and Set-Up Team (F.A.S.T.—Part Time)

DuPage

Community Life Pastor

Hinsdale

Lead Pastor

 

Huntley

Tech Director & Communication Specialist

 

North Shore

Operations

Facilities and Set-Up Team
(F.A.S.T.—Part Time)

Programming

Worship Pastor

Student Ministries

Student Ministries Pastor

Casa de Luz

Teaching Pastor and Leader

Section Leader

South Lake

Student Pastor

 


 

Children's Ministry (Promiseland): Late-Childhood Programmer

Do you have a passion to be an up front leader and teacher of children for grades 2–5?

Are you able to clearly and creatively communicate the Bible that engages large groups of kids?

Do you work best when you're collaborating with other people and teams?

We are looking for a fantastic individual to meet the needs of this growing ministry! In this role as the Late-Childhood Programmer for our South Barrington Promiseland ministry, you will be the person responsible for adapting lessons to create and execute highly engaging late-childhood age curriculum and programming. You will utilize your creative communication skills to execute weekend programs along side a team of volunteers. Your responsibilities would include the recruitment and development of a volunteer teaching team. You will partner with the another Late-Childhood Programmer on all aspects of adapting curriculum and delivery across this age group of grades 2–5. This open position will be responsible for engaging approximately 700 kids during the Saturday and Sunday services. The success of our ministry relies on staff team work, servant leadership, and the continual development of key volunteers.

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Children's Ministry (Promiseland): Middle-Childhood Programmer

Do you have a passion to be an up front leader and teacher of children for ages 4 through grade 1?

Are you able to clearly and creatively communicate the Bible that engages large groups of kids?

Do you work best when you're collaborating with other people and teams?

We are looking for a fantastic individual to meet the needs of this growing ministry! In this role as the Middle-Childhood Programmer for our South Barrington Promiseland ministry, you will be the person responsible for adapting lessons to create and execute highly engaging middle-childhood age curriculum and programming. You will utilize your creative communication skills to execute weekend programs along side a team of volunteers. Your responsibilities will include the recruitment and development of a volunteer teaching team. You will be adapting curriculum and delivery across this age group which will be responsible for engaging approximately 700 kids during the Saturday and Sunday services. The success of our ministry relies on staff team work, servant leadership, and the continual development of key volunteers. If you have the spiritual gifts of creative communication, leadership, and teaching, please consider applying by clicking the button below.

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Promiseland Stage Set Creator (Part-Time)

This part time position develops and creates Large Group stage sets and environments for Promiseland Programming. promiseland is our Children's Ministry for Age 2 - Grade 5. This person will create prayer walls, stage sets, large props as well as teaching resources and materials. in addition this person will need to develope, equip and retain a team of volunteers. He/she must also be able to brainstorm and partner with Promiseland Production and Programming teams.

Skills needed for this position include visual creativity, craftsmanship, organization, team building and familiarity with the needs of children. Experience in the visual arts, craftsmanship and set design are preffered.

If this sounds like you, please consider applying via the link below.

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Early Childhood Programmers (Part Time)

Do you have a passion to be an up front leader and teacher of children for ages 2 or 3?

Are you able to clearly and creatively communicate the Bible that engages large groups of kids?

Do you work best when you're collaborating with other people and teams?

We are looking for a fantastic individual to meet the needs of this growing ministry! In this role as the Age 2 or Age 3 Programmer for our South Barrington Promiseland ministry, you will be the person responsible for adapting lessons to create and execute highly engaging curriculum and programming. You will utilize your creative communication skills to execute weekend programs along side a team of volunteers. Your responsibilities will include the recruitment and development of a volunteer teaching team. You will be adapting curriculum and delivery across this age group. The success of our ministry relies on staff team work, servant leadership, and the continual development of key volunteers. If you have the spiritual gifts of creative communication, leadership, and teaching, please consider applying by clicking the button below.

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Infants/Toddlers Volunteer Developer

Are you good at sizing up people and building effective teams?

Do you have experience recruiting and leading teams of volunteers?

Do you have a passion for providing a place for children to learn about God?

If so, this Volunteer Developer position may be a fit for you. In this role you will recruit, develop and lead volunteer teams to provide effective relationships for children that promote and encourage spiritual development. This would include managing all aspects of the room including vision casting, championing our curriculum, affirming volunteers and problem solving. You would also ensure new volunteers complete the volunteer process by tracking their status from initial conversation to fully clearer room volunteers. This role also includes weekly administrative duties.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

Ability to build effective teams

Interpersonal savvy

Pastoral presence

Organizational skills

Problem solving skills

College Degree

Experience in ministry, volunteer recruiting and leading teams

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Discipleship: Section Leader (Part Time)

Do you have a passion for creating a connected community within our church?

Do you have a desire to raise up and lead a team of volunteers, encouraging them to serve the church with their spiritual gifts and passions?

Do you enjoy creating catalytic gatherings that connect people to each other and inspire them to carry out their unique vision of impacting their church and community?

The Section Leader oversees the mid-sized community that sits in a particular section, leading and equipping them to become a fully functioning Acts 2 community that reaches more people with God's love, challenges each other grow to full devotion in Christ, and serves the needs of the church and the community. You must be currently attending WIllow Creek Community Church to be considered for this part time (10 hours a week) role.

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Promisetowne Assistant Teacher - Infants (Part Time)

Are you a seasoned, proactive early-childhood educator with child development experience and a passion for meeting the spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and cognitive needs of children?

Do you want to work in a fast-paced Christian culture with an opportunity to make an eternal difference in the lives of children?

Does relating with and serving client families energize and inspire you?

As an Assistant Teacher in our child day care center called PromiseTowne, you have the opportunity to make an extraordinary impact. Daily open communication with parents, maintaining a safe and healthy environment of learning and play are also among your key responsibilities. You must possess at least one year child development work experience and have at least 30 college semester hours with 6 of those hours in Early Childhood Education. Assistant Teacher hours are Tuesdays thru Fridays (25 hours per week).

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PromiseTowne Substitute Teacher (Part Time)

Are you a seasoned, proactive early-childhood educator with child development experience and a passion for meeting the spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and cognitive needs of children?

Do you want to work in a fast-paced Christian culture with an opportunity to make an eternal difference in the lives of children?

Does relating with and serving client families energize and inspire you?

As a Substitute Teacher in our child day care center called PromiseTowne, you have the opportunity to make an extraordinary impact. Daily open communication with parents, maintaining a safe and healthy environment of learning and play are also among your key responsibilities. You must possess at least one year child development work experience and have at least 30 college semester hours with 6 of those hours in Early Childhood Education. Substitute Teacher hours are Tuesdays thru Fridays (25 hours per week).

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PromiseTowne Preschool Teacher (Part Time)

Are you a seasoned, proactive early-childhood educator with child development experience and a passion for meeting the spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and cognitive needs of children?

Do you want to work in a fast-paced Christian culture with an opportunity to make an eternal difference in the lives of children?

Does relating with and serving client families energize and inspire you?

As the Age 3-5 Preschool Teacher in our child day care center, Promise Towne, you have the opportunity to make an extraordinary impact. Daily open communication with parents and maintaining a safe and healthy environment of learning and play are among your key responsibilities. You must possess at least one year child development work experience and have bachelor's degree in Education or Early Childhood Education.

The hours are Tuesdays through Fridays (24 hours per week, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.). If you would like to apply please use the link below:

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Stewardship Coordinator

Do you excel in multi-tasking and can effectively manage multiple priorities at the same time?

Are you an effective communicator in written and verbal communications with great interpersonal skills?

Does it energize you to be behind the scenes making things happen while handling the details?

Do people ask you to plan and coordinate events, meetings and schedules because you know how to get things done in a warm and inviting way and can anticipate needs?

Do you have the spiritual gifts of serving and administration?

If this sounds like you, you may be a fit for our Stewardship Administrator position. The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate work for the Stewardship Ministry at the Willow Creek South Barrington campus. You will administratively organize all Stewardship events for any required needs. In addition, you will help manage the Stewardship Pastor’s calendar. You will also work closely with the Stewardship Pastor to develop donor relations.

Key requirements include competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, experience in managing multiple calendars, record keeping and event planning. This role also requires a high level of confidentiality.

If you are a strong Christ follower and have the spiritual gifts of serving and administration (helps) as required, please consider applying below.

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Call Center Manager

Are you service oriented with a high customer service focus?

Do you have strong communication skills and a high level of competence with the internet and technology?

Do you have experience in call centers or phone support?

This position will lead and develop Call Center staff and volunteers to ensure every caller to Willow Creek Community Church is served in a way that exceeds their expectations. You’ll identify trends and patterns in calls to help shape proactive communication to provide the congregation with better information. You will also manage all inquiries made to Willow’s general e-mail box and ensure inquiries are properly routed and addressed. If you are an enthusiastic leader with spiritual gifts in Hospitality, Helps and Discernment, please consider applying at:

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Operations: Campus Care Cleaning Technician (PT Saturday Nights)

Do you ever stop and wonder who is it that keeps our church looking so good? We have a team of people who clean and maintain our church facility at a high standard. We are looking for someone who is full of energy, detail-minded, and enjoys accomplishing things as part of a team.

This part-time role would fulfill a 5 or 10 hour night shift on Saturday evenings. The hours range from 9 pm to 2 am or 9 pm to 7:30 am. The role requires working on your feet.

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Campus Care Set Up Technician (Part-Time)

Do you enjoy the challenge of supporting behind the scenes necessary tasks?

Are you at your best when working with a team?

Do you delight in helping the church create a distraction free environment by creating order and cleanliness?

If so, then this position might be right for you.

As a member of the Campus Operations Campus Care Setup Team, you will have the opportunity to impact the efficiency and effectiveness of ministry by keeping the building operating with excellence. Through a fun, committed team of staff and volunteers, you will provide hands-on support by setting up rooms (tables/chairs), audio visual equipment, cleaning/vacuuming areas, and responding to guest requests. This position is part time and needed especially on weekend morning and evening shifts as well as week day mornings from 7am to 3pm.

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Accounting Controller

Are you a seasoned accountant with significant accounting experience in a non-profit or for profit environment?

Would someone describe you as a person with impeccable ethics and values and the ability to handle sensitive data with the utmost integrity?

Do you enjoy and have substantial experience in leading and developing staff and volunteer teams toward strategic goals?

If you think you have the experience and background, then this position may be a fit for you. This leadership position will organize, lead and manage the daily activities of Willow Creek’s Finance and Accounting teams and ensure internal controls are in place and working properly.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and Supervise activities of the Accounting Department
  • Assure that reporting and services to the church is timely and of high caliber
  • Provide for sound accounting practices, annual budget and audit preparation
  • Assist the CFO with development of procedures/processes
  • Manage the Accounting Ministry budget

Job Requirements:

  • Strong Accounting Skills
  • BS in Accounting
  • CPA (preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years in accounting
  • Minimum 2 years in management

If this sounds like you, please consider applying below:

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Director of Photography/Editor

The Director of Photography/Editor creates visual stories in a variety of formats that connect with and inspire Willow Creek attendees. This position is responsible for all aspects of visual storytelling from pre- to post-production that includes creating and shooting new video and editing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead all aspects of visual storytelling from pre- to post-production
  • Partner with producers and directors in the creative process to develop concepts and scripts
  • Create and shoot new video
  • Determine most dramatic and impactful approach to best tell a story visually
  • Acquire existing video and oversee editing process
  • Assemble rough cuts for review and approval
  • Supervise work of assistant editors
  • Prep source media for edit and add music, dialogue and sound effects to film
  • Improve work flow
  • Develop skills and stay up-to-date with the newest industry practices
  • Archive completed projects

Job Requirements

  • Prior experience with premier editing, MAC operating systemsC300/500, Adobe Creative Suite and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of sound design, color grading and After Effects
  • Functional understanding of lighting and camera equipment
  • Ability to add music, dialogue and sound effects to film
  • Excellent design sensibility
  • Proven experience with different video formats, including music video, documentaries and narrative
  • Proficient in setting priorities and handling vendor negotiations
  • Engage with higher management with comfort and professionalism
  • Willingness to continue technical learning and learn on the fly
  • Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, discernment, exhortation and/or creative communication
  • Must be able to sit for long periods, carry a camera for an extended time, move heavy equipment and climb ladders

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Production: Scenic Carpenter - Seasonal

Do you have skills in carpentry?

Do you enjoy constructing stage sets?

If so this role might be a fit for you. This seasonal role would be assisting with construction of scenic sets for our main stage for large events such as Christmas, Easter, the Leadership Summit or other weekend events. Hours worked will be Monday through Friday. If this role interests you please consider applying below.

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Weekend Audio Engineer

Are you a skilled audio engineer with a focus on mixing monitors?

Do you want to work in a fast-paced environment executing weekly services and large events?

As a Weekend Monitor Engineer you will work on a team of skilled technical artists to execute Weekend and Midweek services. This position supports artists and bands through the use of in-ear monitor mixes. Previous experience mixing high channel counts and outputs using scene management is required. As a Weekend Monitor Engineer you will also be using your audio background to enhance systems and processes.

Job responsibilities:

  • Mix monitors for Weekend and Midweek services
  • Build healthy working relationships with bands, artists, and other audio staff
  • Occasional FOH operation at services and church events
  • Additional production responsibilities outside of audio, to be determined based on previous experience

Job requirements:

  • 2-3 years paid mixing experience, ministry background a plus
  • Proficiency in mixing a high number of inputs and outputs, also utilizing advanced scene management.
  • Background in additional audio areas. Examples include: recording, RF planning & troubleshooting, digital networking, backline, intercom, inventory management, maintenance, project management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in technical and non-technical environments
  • Detail-oriented producing excellence in service execution

     

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Weekend Lighting Engineer

As a Weekend Lighting Engineer you will work on a team of skilled technical artists to support lighting and projection for Weekend and Midweek services, as well as yearly large events. Additional responsibilities include overseeing and maintaining lighting systems for the Main Auditorium and Lakeside venues. The ideal candidate has a background in complex lighting setups, experience with projection and media servers, and a desire to support both using a broad set of skills.

Job responsibilities:

  • Weekly support of Weekend services through fixture and system setup, creative lighting use, routine maintenance, and contribution to creative projects
  • Occasional operation as the Weekend Lighting Director
  • Regular projection support of Weekend services including design, calculation, setup & rigging, and alignment of multiple projectors and surfaces. Also included is media server programming and occasional service operation.
  • Routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and lighting systems support
  • Weekly service execution as the Midweek Lighting Director including meetings, programming, execution, and occasional work supporting scenic design in the Lakeside auditorium.
  • Support for multiple large events per year. Lighting responsibilities include complex data and power design, implementation, and troubleshooting. Also includes leading the setup and strike crew and contributing to projects. Projection responsibilities include design, setup, and alignment, in addition to media server programming and operation.

Job requirements:

  • 2-3 years paid production experience, ministry background a plus
  • Deep working knowledge of moving light consoles including GrandMA 1 & 2
  • Knowledge of network based DMX systems
  • Experience with large venue projectors including calculation, setup, and alignment
  • Ability to learn programming and operation of media servers including D3, Pandora’s Box, and ProVideoPlayer
  • Experience using CAD in a production environment, WYSIWYG background a plus
  • Rigging and non-linear video editing experience a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in technical and non-technical environments
  • Detail-oriented, highly technical but also creative, good communicator, good multi-tasking

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Seeds Bookstore Assistant

Are you a team player who can be counted on and who is willing to learn and grow?

Do you have experience leading a team of volunteers?

Do you have excellent attention to details and processes?

Are you an experienced leader who can bring new ideas to fruition?

This part time position will run our Seeds bookstore on Wednesday and Saturday evenings, as well as providing some daytime store coverage on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You will also recruit and lead volunteer teams to keep the store running smoothly. In addition, you will perform some receiving functions to help create some overlap in covering essential processes and will have responsibility for keeping the bookstore neat and well merchandised after product is received.

Requirements:

  • Prior customer service experience
  • Experience leading and motivating people
  • Excellent technology and Microsoft Office skills

If you feel you are a fit for this role, please apply below:

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Shop Assistant

Do you enjoy the challenge of supporting behind the scenes necessary tasks?

Are you at your best when working with a team?

Do you enjoy caring for vehicles and large equipment?

If so, then this position might be right for you.

The shop assistant will help with cleaning and light maintenance of the Grounds ministry facilities, vehicles and equipment. The assistant may also run errands such as picking up mechanical parts for vehicles and occasionally assisting with snow removal as needed. This position requires a Class D drivers’ license. Experience with light vehicle maintenance and operating small machinery is preferred but not necessary. The hours for Shop Assistant are 5 days a week from 1pm – 5pm.

This role could be considered for full time employment working additional hours with our Campus Care ministry as a Set Up and Cleaning Technician.

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College Ministry Pastor

Do you have a Holy Discontent for the large number of college-age students that walk away from their faith?

Does being part of a student's transition from high school to college or the workforce, and how they engage with the church during this time, get you excited?

Do you gravitate towards building brand new ministry from ground up?

The Director of Willow’s brand new College Ministry is a leadership and pastoral position which includes planning and executing strategies that bridge seniors into the church’s weekend service (via Section Communities), worship/prayer gatherings, small groups, retreats, serving opportunities, and other connection events so that our college-age students to have a place to grow in authentic community and form spiritual friendships. An additional responsibility is mentoring Section Leaders, spending time with college-age students who are in crisis to those who are thriving in life, providing pastoral guidance, and referring and connecting people into the many resources available at Willow.

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Young Professionals Ministry Pastor/Director

Are you energized by doing life alongside a community of young professionals in their mid-to-late twenties?

Are you a passionate about investing in the development of the future leaders of the church?

Have you experienced building community through a framework of events and forums where individuals can gather and grow?

The Director of Willow’s Young Professionals Ministry is a key leadership position which includes envisioning, planning, and executing gatherings for our young professionals that are highly invitational, age relevant workshops, retreats, social functions, and other connection events so that our young adults have a place to grow in authentic community and form spiritual friendships. He/She is responsible for developing pathways for new young adults into the church’s weekend services (via Sections Communities), small groups, and serving opportunities. An additional responsibility is spending time with those who are in crisis to those who are thriving in life, providing pastoral guidance, and referring and connecting people into the many resources available at Willow.

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CHICAGO: Atmosphere team PT (setup/tear down)

Are you a high school/college student looking for a great opportunity to contribute to the church?

Maybe you're a student seeking a flexible role that allows you to manage your studies while you save for school.

Willow Chicago is looking for energetic, spiritually mature individuals to assist in maintaining a clean, distraction-free environment at Willow Chicago. As a member of the Atmosphere Team (Set-up/Tear-down), you will have the opportunity to impact the efficiency and effectiveness of ministry by turning the Roosevelt Auditorium from a theater to a church each week. With a fun, committed team of staff and volunteers, you will provide hands-on support by setting up the Theater, the Ministry Center (Promiseland), tables/chairs, audio visual equipment, cleaning/vacuuming areas, and responding to guest requests. This position is part time and needed on Sundays between 8–10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. The role requires some heavy lifting and working on your feet. All applicants must be believers and fully engaged at Willow Creek Community Church-Chicago.

If you meet these qualifications and feel called to this role, please apply

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CHICAGO: Promiseland Director

This full time position will lead and direct the Promiseland ministry at Willow Creek’s downtown, multicultural Chicago campus. This key leader, in partnership with the Family Pastor will develop, recruit, and pastor Promiseland volunteers, innovate and implement efficient operational systems, and contribute to Willow Chicago’s custom children’s ministry curriculum development. If you have previous leadership experience, enjoy building and inspiring effective volunteer teams, and sense a calling to lead in an exciting, diverse, city context, please consider applying below.

If you meet these qualifications and feel called to this role, please apply

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CRYSTAL LAKE: FAST Team Campus Care Supervisor (part time)

Do you have strong supervisory skills and a background in building care and maintenance?

Do you understand the value of creating clean and distraction-free environments for church ministries and activities?

Are you a pro-active problem solver with a customer service focus?

If so, this job may be for you. The FAST Team Supervisor is responsible for the scheduling and supervision of our Campus Care Team and general maintenance of the Willow Crystal Lake Facility. Other responsibilities include ordering of facility supplies, leading volunteers, supervising outside vendors/contractors, performing minor repairs and assisting the Operations Manager as needed. This role is Part Time with daytime, evening and weekend hours.

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CRYSTAL LAKE: Operations: Facilities and Setup Team (F.A.S.T.—Part Time)

We are looking for energetic, spiritually mature individuals to assist in maintaining a clean, distraction-free environment at Willow Crystal Lake. As a member of the F.A.S.T. team, you will have the opportunity to impact the efficiency and effectiveness of ministry by keeping the building operating with excellence. With a fun, committed team of staff and volunteers, you will provide hands-on support by setting up rooms (tables/chairs), audio visual equipment, cleaning/vacuuming areas, and responding to guest requests.

This position is part time and needed on the weekends between 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and/or 4 p.m.–8 p.m. on Saturdays and/or 7 a.m.–1 p.m. on Sundays. Some weekday shifts are available. The role requires some heavy lifting and working on your feet. All applicants must be believers and participating members of Willow Creek Community Church.

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DUPAGE: Community Life Pastor

Do you have a heart for people?

Do you enjoy leading teams and are gifted at building effective volunteer teams, that execute excellent next steps opportunities for growing deeper in God and community?

Do you have experience with upfront teaching, recruiting, training and shepherding?

As the Community Life Pastor, you will work closely with the Lead Pastor to champion ministry to the adult congregation. This role will focus on furthering connections, shepherding and leading people to deeper steps of discipleship.

You will be responsible to lead a midweek expression, adult classes, small groups, and pastoral care opportunities. This includes recruiting volunteers and leading them to execute all adult opportunities outside of the weekend experience. In addition, this role supports in the execution and facilitation of evangelism programs, benevolence and works with the WCD staff to promote an overall connection and discipleship strategy.

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HINSDALE: Lead Pastor

Do you dream about launching a new congregation?

Do people consider you to have an entrepreneurial spirit?

Do you have a proven track record of building ministry from the ground up?

Do you have gifts and passions in the areas of strategy, leadership, evangelism and shepherding?

Would you prefer leading an influential team of staff and volunteers over teaching from the stage?

If so, we are seeking a Lead Pastor to start a new congregation in the near-west suburbs of Chicago. The Lead Pastor will be the primary face of Willow Creek, providing leadership to the congregation, staff team and surrounding community. This role will steward resources, build and develop a staff team, cast vision, and create strategies to accomplish God's work in the community. The Lead Pastor must have a heart for evangelism and discipleship, be an innovative thinker, a consistent top performer, able to communicate a compelling vision, and lead and inspire others.

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Tech Director & Communication Specialist

Are you technically skilled in the areas of audio, lighting, and video?

Do you have a people-focused mindset coupled with excellent planning and time management abilities?

Are you a spiritually mature leader who can recruit, develop, and manage volunteers?

Are you a capable, competent graphic designer?

Are you open to learning and mastering an open-source content managing system (CMS) for publishing web content?

In this position you will oversee the technical setup, rehearsal process, services, and tear down for each weekend service. You will also help manage the Willow Creek Huntley website and in-house graphic design needs. In addition, you will be responsible for recruiting, training, and leading fantastic volunteers. If you feel this role is a fit for you please consider applying below.

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NORTH SHORE: Operations: Facilities and Setup Team (F.A.S.T.—Part Time)

We are looking for energetic, spiritually mature individuals to assist in maintaining a clean, distraction-free environment at Willow North Shore. As a member of F.A.S.T. (Facility and Set-up Team), you will have the opportunity to impact the efficiency and effectiveness of ministry by turning our building from a school to a church each week, keeping the building operating with excellence. With a fun, committed team of staff and volunteers, you will provide hands-on support by setting up rooms (tables/chairs), audio visual equipment, cleaning/vacuuming areas, and responding to guest requests.

This position is part time and needed on Sundays between 7–9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Some Thursday shifts may be available. The role requires some heavy lifting and working on your feet. All applicants must be believers and fully engaged as a members of Willow Creek Community Church North Shore.

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NORTH SHORE: Programming: Worship Pastor

Do you dream of leading a talented team who desire to spend the best hours of their day furthering God’s kingdom?

Are you passionate about creating and leading worship services that connect with God?

Can you create and manage the weekend service process from idea to execution?

Are you known for your emotional/relational intelligence and your ability to establish rapport with team members and volunteers?

As the Worship Pastor, you will lead the weekend service process toward powerfully engaging, innovative, and scripture rich experiences. In addition, you will successfully oversee both the programming and production ministries.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing overall leadership and management to the programming/production staff
  • Managing and driving the creative arts team to brainstorm, create, and execute each weekend service

Position requirements include:

  • 4 years paid experience leading worship service and creation for a congregation of 500+ as well as experience managing a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in technical and non-technical environments
  • Collaborative creator open to a variety of creative expressions
  • Detail-oriented producing excellence in service execution

If this sounds like you, please consider applying below:

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NORTH SHORE: Student Ministries: Student Ministries Pastor

Does writing messages and brainstorming creative programming for students 6th through 12th grade give you energy?

Are you passionate about shepherding students to find their uniqueness in Christ?

In this full time role this person will serve as the leader and pastor of our student ministries. They will be responsible for the overall success of both of our (two) middle school services and our high school service. They will be the primary teacher and vision caster of our ministry and be responsible for shepherding our students. They will be part of our pastoral leadership team, they will oversee our student ministries staff, and be responsible for developing key volunteers and leaders in our ministry and working with parents to lead students into a deeper level of devotion to Christ. This person needs to have the spiritual gifts of leadership, preaching, and shepherding. This person needs to have the spiritual maturity to be seen as a strong Christian leader who models the Christian walk makes decisions based on biblical principles, and who can work through conflict.

If this role sounds like you, please consider applying via the link below.

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CASA DE LUZ: Technical Director - PT

Are you technically skilled in the areas of audio, staging, lighting and video?

Do you enjoy creatively solving technical problems?

Do you have a customer-focused mindset coupled with excellent planning, time management and priority setting abilities?

Are you an approachable, composed, leader who can build, develop, retain, and manage effective teams of volunteers?

Do you desire to use your passions, gifts and experience to glorify God in the local Church?

Casa de Luz is our Spanish speaking ministry. This part-time role will technically direct the Casa de Luz Weekend Worship Services Production teams through the details of the weekend program through set up, execution, and teardown. This role will be in charge of maintenance, purchases, and installs of equipment. This person is also responsible for scheduling, recruiting, training, and maintaining Production teams. You will focus on accomplishing the mission and vision of the church through the Casa ministry and its sub-ministries. Casa currently hosts a Sunday 11:15am Weekend Worship Service using video and live teaching with all other service elements and weekend ministries being performed live.

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CASA DE LUZ: Producer - PT

Would someone describe you as an effective project manager, creative brainstormer, and designer of spiritual moments for believers and seekers?

Do you thrive on a team that collaborates creatively, strives for excellence, and seeks to serve God with your best gifts and energy?

Do you enjoy recruiting and developing volunteers that help to create and execute services?

Casa de Luz is our Spanish speaking ministry. In this part time role you will lead the creative process and oversee multimedia (sound, video, graphic, lighting, etc.) production. This person will plan, coordinate and implement all details associated with elements in the Weekend Worship Services at Casa de Luz. In addition this person will recruit and develop volunteer teams for programing positions for the Weekend Worship Services at Casa de Luz. You will focus on accomplishing the mission and vision of the church through the Casa ministry and its sub-ministries. Casa currently hosts a Sunday 11:15am Weekend Worship Service using video and live teaching with all other service elements and weekend ministries being performed live.

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CASA DE LUZ: Section Leader

Do you have a passion for creating a connected community within our church?

Do you have a desire to raise up and lead a team of volunteers, encouraging them to serve the church with their spiritual gifts and passions?

Do you enjoy creating catalytic gatherings that connect people to each other and inspire them to carry out their unique vision of impacting their church and community?

The Section Leader oversees the mid-sized community that sits in a particular section at the 11:15am Weekend Worship Service of Casa de Luz, leading and equipping them to become a fully functioning Acts 2 community that reaches more people with God's love, challenges each other grow to full devotion in Christ, and serves the needs of the church and the community. You must be currently attending Willow Creek Community Church to be considered for this part time (10 hours a week) role and be bilingual (Spanish/English).

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Teaching Pastor and Leader

Are you a gifted Bible teacher with a proven leadership record of growing congregations?

Are you bilingual and bicultural?

Casa de Luz is our Spanish speaking ministry. This position is responsible for providing teaching and leadership for Casa de Luz including staff and volunteer leaders. The Teaching Pastor and Leader will accomplish the mission and vision of Willow Creek Community Church through Casa de Luz and its ministries.

Responsibilities:

* Partner with Casa's leadership to develop strategy and goals.

* Teach and collaborate with Casa's leadership in setting vision for teaching strategy.

* Call, develop and mobilize leaders from the congregation.

* Develop structure for spiritual formation through small groups and section communities.

If this sounds like you, please consider applying below:

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South Lake: Student Pastor

Do you love helping High School and Middle School students grow closer to Jesus?

Are you a leader, teacher, and shepherd?

Do you get excited about the idea of building a church and a student ministry from the ground up in an environment where excellence and passion are valued?

If so, please consider joining our regional team at Willow Creek Community Church. We are looking for a creative and energetic person to help us build and launch the student ministry of a new campus. This person will be a key part of the leadership of our church.

This role is responsible to design and lead weekly student services and small groups that lead students to deeper levels of devotion to Christ. They will recruit, train, and coach volunteers to carry out the mission of the student ministry. They will walk with families through crisis and difficult situations. Finally, they will organize and attend several retreats/mission trips per year.

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Staff Values

  • Spiritually Surrendered Life

    1 Timothy 4:7

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  • Whole Life Commitment

    1 Corinthians 11:1

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  • Enthusiastic Attitude

    Deuteronomy 20:8;
    1 Thessalonians 5:11

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  • Honest Communication

    Ephesians 4:25

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  • Work with Intensity

    Colossians 3:23–24

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  • Honor Volunteers

    1 Peter 2:17

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  • One Eye on Eternity

    1 Corinthians 15:58

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  • Pray

    1 Thessalonians 5:17;
    1 Peter 5:6–7

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