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Thank you for your interest in working at Calvary Church. In order to create and maintain an atmosphere of excellence, we are looking for highly motivated people who are willing to give 100% every day. We want people who will partner with Calvary Church in reaching our community with the love of Christ.

Please read carefully the requirements and qualifications for the job in which you are interested. You must complete a separate application for each position of interest to you. Based on the position, you may be asked to attach your résumé. Full-time benefits are available. 

If we think you’ll be a good fit with our team at Calvary Church, we’ll be in touch. 

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Full-time

Technical Director

Posted 2/5/20

Technical Director

As a leader within our Live Production department, the Technical Director fulfills this mission by providing spiritual, creative, and administrative leadership for weekend service production with a special emphasis on audio, video, and lighting production. This position also serves as the technical producer for all technical aspects for church-wide special events and departmental events.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Recruit new volunteers for the media ministry
  • Equip/train the volunteers for high quality ministry at Calvary
  • Participate in the Service Small Groups
  • Attend and contribute to weekly Creative/Service Planning meetings
  • Evaluate weekend ministry and provide oversight for media changes
  • Organize teams for the implementation of the media needs for weekend service production
  • Organize teams for the implementation of the media needs for weekly ministries at Calvary
  • Manage budget
  • Technical support for special events: church-wide or specific ministries
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Manage Teams:
    • Video Director/Switcher Operator
    • Camera Operator
    • Lighting Operator
    • ProPresenter Operator
    • Front of House Sound Operator

Key Competencies

  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Positive encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

This position requires knowledge of trends and equipment in the implementation of ministry. Continual effort should be made to be aware of these things through reading, periodicals, magazines or conferences that will challenge the status quo in the tech and ministry needs of Calvary.

Relationships

Number of people supervised: One staff and volunteers

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Youth Communications Coordinator

Job Posted: 1/27/20

Youth Communications Coordinator

The purpose of the Media Coordinator is to assure all Youth environments engage students with relevant, expressive and engaging media.

Main Responsibilities

  • Create promotional materials: Oversee the creation of all promotional material for services and events.
  • Resource the media needs of services: Oversee the process of creating all resourcing for services and events as needed including videos, slides, flyers, posters, and other promotional
  • Oversee the implementation of resources for service: Build teams that will properly implement audio and visual support for services and events.
  • Oversee recorded and visual media: Train and equip teams of videographers and photographers. Oversee the media they record through proper organization on computers and servers.
  • Oversee Social Media: Produce and implement proper social media communication. Build a platform for encouraging and discipling students and leaders through social media platforms.
  • Oversee the NXT Generations Podcast: Help create, edit, and upload content that will encourage, disciple, and inspire our leaders and students.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Positive encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of basic computer programs including Microsoft Office.
  • Basics in Photoshop, InDesign, Premier, and Lightroom. Also use of MailChimp and Trumpia.

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: 0
  • Person assigning work assignments: Youth Pastors

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Office Hours

This position is a full-time salary position consisting of 35-38 weekday office hours as well as 4-6 service hours and additional event hours as assigned.

Elementary Ministry Coordinator

Elementary Ministry Coordinator

The purpose of the Coordinator of Elementary Ministries is to oversee the effectiveness of elementary ministries through the training and equipping of volunteers, creation of visual media, and as well as the follow-up process for the people we shepherd.

Main Responsibilities

  • Build teams - Build teams of volunteers who will carry out the ministry of NXT Kids!
  • Coordinate Ministry – see that all volunteers are approved, and effectively trained and equipped for their ministry role.
  • Resource Media Needs – Create videos, slides, and graphics for kids' events and services.
  • Equip Volunteers – oversee the process of distributing curriculum, assist in the writing of curriculum, building props, and preparing the supplies that will enable volunteers to best use their gifts as they serve in ministry.
  • Oversee Check-in process – the Elementary Check-In process is the first point of contact with parents. This area must be equipped with well trained and informed volunteers, as well as be full of life and energy.
  • Support our ability to connect – support the assimilation process in children’s ministry by overseeing the follow up of absent children and what volunteers are connecting with them.
  • Run reports and follow through – run the weekly follow-up reports and follow through according to the NXT Kids Follow-up Policy
  • Parent relations – oversee communication to parents and the flow of information they receive. This will be done primarily through web content, information at the info booth, and publications sent out to parents.
  • Other duties as assigned – all other duties will be assigned by Pastor.

Key Competencies

  • Organizational skills
  • Management of volunteers
  • Flexibility-adaptable to change
  • Teamwork skills
  • Loyalty
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of basic computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work various printers and copiers
  • Experience leading a team of volunteers

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: Hundreds of volunteers
  • Person Assigning Work Assignments: Elementary Director

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Office Hours

This position is a full-time hourly position consisting of 34 weekday office hours as well as 6-8 service hours and additional event hours as assigned. Weekly office hours are 8:30–5 Mondays; 8–5 Tuesday–Thursday. Thursday will typically be a late start time of 10 A.M.

Part-time

Lunch Room Server

Posted 1/29/20

Lunch Room Server

The purpose of the Lunch Room Server is to help prepare and serve hot lunch to school and daycare program in a timely manner. During downtimes, the Lunch Room Server may be called upon to help in any area of the Cafe.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assists Chef in preparing items for lunch program
  • Serves hot lunch
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area at the end of the shift
  • Help with washing dishes
  • Helps with preparation for next day
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Flexibility- adaptable to change
  • Team Work
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience

  • None required

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Administrative Assistant (Sugar Grove Campus)

Posted 1/6/20

Administrative Assistant
(Sugar Grove Campus)

The purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to schedule appointments, give information to callers, and otherwise relieve pastor/director of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail by performing the following duties.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Submit electronic requests to Media Dept. for printed items, bulletin announcements, etc.
  • Submit electronic requisitions for rooms, vehicles.
  • Submit catering orders for departmental events.
  • Prepare mailings/mail merges (letters/postcards/emails).
  • Disseminate information of and follow-up with prospective volunteers.
  • Provide administrative support for Missions trips for supervising pastor.
  • Organize and maintain file system, and file correspondence and other records.
  • Submit events to be added to overall Calvary calendar.
  • Submit monthly ads and write articles to be included in a local magazine publication.
  • Plan, organize, and communicate outreach events.
  • Edit and maintain website.
  • Responsible for all social media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Organize water baptisms and orientations and communicate with deaconesses.
  • Write and submit weekly bulletin to Media Dept.
  • Request slides from media dept and then give to our tech team weekly for pulpit announcements and hallway loop.
  • Write pulpit announcements and list prayer requests for corporate prayer during services as well as schedule volunteers to give announcements on Sunday mornings.
  • Complete, print and distribute service plan with Planning Center Online weekly.
  • Write and email the Calvary Sugar Grove newsletter to congregants twice each month.
  • Request payment for musicians through Shelby Financials.
  • Contribute to staff online calendar.
  • Maintain a promo grid for all Sundays including speakers, announcements, bulletin, special meetings, special tables, printed materials, posters, website, hallway loop, service elements, videos, and newsletter.
  • Work with a team to plan and carry through special events.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Positive encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED; or at least one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Internet and Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Assistant Director - Calvary Children's Center

Posted: 12/6/19

Calvary Children’s Center Assistant Director

The Children’s Center Assistant Director will manage all aspects of the daily operation of the children’s center.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Supervises all staff members, assist in their schedules, and handle employee issues with staff.
  • Responsible for the supervision of children’s programs and activities.
  • Meet with parents and staff to discuss student’s progress upon request/as needed.
  • Maintain operational policies.
  • Maintain all pertinent records regarding staff and children and the administration of the center.
  • Maintain all state licensing requirements.
  • Work with Director of Advancement & Admissions for publicity and student recruitment.
  • Ensure facilities are maintained and cleaned according to state regulations.
  • Maintain student/family records.
  • Handle financial aspects of center’s admissions and registration.
  • Collaborate with Calvary Christian School’s bookkeeper.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to develop good relationships with parents, children and co-workers
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to plan ahead
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Strong math skills
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive, encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. If have any other Education degree, must also have a minimum of 21 semester hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education.
  • Programs – knowledge and experience of the Internet and Microsoft Office software and office equipment.
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • 1-3 years experience in accounts receivables or general accounting experience.

Relationships

Number of people supervised:  Children’s Center Staff
Person Assigning Work Assignments: Principal and Director of Advancement and Admissions.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk, see or hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

Preschool Teacher - Calvary Children's Center

Job Posting: 9/5/19

Lead Preschool Teacher - Calvary Children’s Center

The Teacher shall prayerfully help students obtain the foundational attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their readiness for life-long learning as they develop into mature, able, and responsible Christians to the praise and glory to God.​This position is a 12-month position and hours can vary during the summer months.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reflect the purpose of the Center which is to help young children “grow in wisdom and stature and favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52) in such a way that honors Christ in every activity.
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Cooperate with Director and Executive Team in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the Children’s Center.
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Keep proper discipline in the classroom, on Center premises, and during field trips for a good learning environment.
  • Plan ahead by maintaining a lesson plan book with age-appropriate activities
  • Maintain, a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Plan a program as required by the Illinois Dept. of Children and Family Services licensing standards and challenging each child to grow and learn according to his/her individual needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child:  spiritual, mental, physical, social and emotional.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance records
  • Keep students, parents and administration adequately informed of progress, deficiencies, or incidents involving each child.
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, and administration.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, faculty, and parent meetings.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Inform the Director/Executive Team in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith.
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others. This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.  
  • Faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Statement of Faith of this school (Hebrews 10:25).
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Self-motivation
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or Development OR
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution and at least 12 semester hours in Early Childhood Education AND
  • Relevant teaching experience as documented in three written references

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised:  None
  • Work with colleagues in a team-teaching arrangement

 Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk throughout facility; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk, hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students.   The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee must lift, hold and/or move up to 45 pounds. 

 

Fry Cook

Job Posting 5/24/19

Fry Cook

The purpose of the Fry Cook is to assist Chef at the fryer. During down times, the Fry Cook may be called upon to help in any area of the Cafe.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assists Chef at fryer by preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Stocks freezer with all items needed for deep fryer
  • Assists in stocking rest of station with condiments, to-go containers, sauces, and grill items
  • Cleans and sanitizes fryer on a monthly basis
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area at end of shift
  • Other duties as assigned – all other duties will be assigned by Manager.

Key Competencies

  • Flexibility- adaptable to change
  • Team Work
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience

1-2 years of experience working in food service

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Contracted

NXT Kids Childcare Worker

Job Posting 12/7/18

NXT Kids Childcare Worker

This is a part-time opportunity. Hours vary from 6 to 11 hours per week. NXT Kids Childcare Workers provide high-quality childcare for infants through 4-year olds while parents are engaged in Christian formation experiences at Calvary. It is expected that every childcare worker continues growing and maturing in their relationship with God by regularly attending a service or classes at Calvary Church that does not interfere with their commitment as a childcare worker.

Current Dates and Times:

  • Tuesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Every other Thursday from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Other opportunities will be announced one month in advance.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a lifestyle keeping with Christian character and values.
  • Represent Calvary’s Children Ministry in a way that honors God.
  • Arrive on time whenever scheduled.
  • Provide safe, secure and professional childcare that allows different ministries at Calvary Church the opportunity to involve parents while carrying out their mission.
  • Know and adhere to all Children’s Ministry policies and procedures.
  • Create and promote a welcoming environment for all kids and their families.
  • Make sure every child has an appropriate tag and has been checked into class and accounted for in check-in book.
  • Keep proper discipline in rooms and in large group activities.
  • Engage with the kids through age-appropriate games, crafts and other activities and help them understand God’s love and purpose for their life.
  • Recognize when a child has a special need and be accommodating to the best of your ability in the situation.
  • Observe for food allergies and be cautious with kids during snack time.
  • Change diapers and/or assist kids in the bathroom.
  • Clean and organize rooms after every childcare event.
  • Fill out Incident Reports as needed.
  • Communicate with Childcare Leader for monthly work schedule agreement.
  • Use Planning Center to confirm attendance for events scheduled to work.
  • Attend meetings, Summit Event and Children’s Ministry trainings.
  • Dress appropriately to work with kids, sit on the floor and be active.
  • Inform Childcare Leader in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any task or responsibility.

Key Competencies

  • Self-motivated
  • Takes initiative
  • Timeliness
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team player
  • Desire to work with children

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Bilingual Skills (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this work.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this work, the Individual is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The Individual is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The Individual must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 
 

If you are interested in one of these positions, contact Yaneliz Soto at 630-585-3275 or email her.

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