Join our Staff Team!

Willow Creek empowers men and women to use their gifts and talents to make Kingdom impact in various church jobs. Through development and training, the staff at Willow have opportunities to grow in all areas of their lives—making our ministry jobs much more than day-to-day tasks.

We are looking to hire exceptional men and women for church and ministry jobs who are hungry to grow holistically—in their spiritual, relational, and physical lives—and to help our ministries thrive. With your unique gifts, talents, and passions, where might you be a fantastic fit on our staff team?

It’s your one and only life. Invest it well. 

Now hiring: Youth Pastors and Worship Technicians, among other ministry and church jobs!


Our Story

Willow Staff Values

Believing the Best
Trust is our default
  • We champion each other.
  • We are “for” each other.
  • We seek to understand and resolve conflicts quickly.
  • We take responsibility for our weaknesses and failures.
Commit to Candor
Kindness is our way
  • We speak up in the room.
  • We have courageous conversations.
  • We minimize ‘the meeting after the meeting.’
  • We don’t ignore red flags.
Embrace Challenge
Grit is our style
  • We make space for innovation and are relentless in finding a third way.
  • We embrace failure as part of our story and won’t let fear hold us back.
  • Our actions and work show that we are “all in.”
  • We are always learning, evaluating, and growing from both mistakes and successes.
Setting the Tone
Joy is our attitude
  • We express gratitude, appreciation, and words of encouragement.
  • We smile. We laugh. We create intentional fun.
  • We engage in random acts of kindness and create “make my day” experiences regularly.
  • We don’t take ourselves too seriously.
  • We choose hope in all seasons and look for where God is moving in every circumstance.
Choose Unity
Diversity is our strength
  • We are always asking: whose voice is missing at this table?
  • We build teams with diverse perspectives across racial, gender, age, position, and campus lines.
  • We actively learn from and intentionally engage in relationships with those different from ourselves.
  • We embody and represent our communities.
  • We collaborate and share ideas and information liberally with each other across campuses and teams.

Churchwide Beliefs & Values

We not only aspire to live up to our staff values, but our church has core beliefs and values that shape our work and how we relate to one another, to those who attend, to our communities, and to our global community.

Staff Benefits

Our goal is to provide our staff with quality, affordable benefit offerings to help you take care of your physical, mental and spiritual health, wellness and finances.

  • Healthcare and Dental Coverage (employee, spouse & children)
  • Vision Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (Work/Life Support)
  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan with company match up to 5.5%
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Disability Coverage
  • Mental Health Reimbursement Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Benefits
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Monthly Staff Gatherings
  • Staff children receive 50% discounts to Willow Students & Kids summer camps
We are committed to providing equal opportunity in all phases of employment and employment-related activities. Equal employment opportunities will be provided to all individuals based on related qualifications and ability to perform the job, without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, political affiliation, disability or veteran status. This policy applies to all personnel actions relating to employment, including retirement, hiring, placement, selection, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, and terminations.