Eldad-Hampton Pastoral Charge, ON, needs Music Director

Position: Director of Music

Location: Eldad United Church in Solina and Hampton United Church in Hampton, Ontario

Rate of Pay: $19 – $23.50/ hour

Closing Date: March 22nd 2018

Eldad-Hampton Pastoral Charge seeks an enthusiastic musician who will help us to encounter God through music that touches the heart and directs us heavenward. This person will be passionate about encouraging the musical talents of those in the church and will demonstrate how music can cross barriers and inspire.


Position Summary:

The music director is involved in all aspects of the music program in the pastoral charge. Primary responsibilities include providing music for worship services to reinforce the message being preached and inspiring church members in their discipleship. The music director will work with choir members to develop their singing abilities at weekly practices. They will collaborate with the minister, music and worship committee, and other volunteers in the church in the preparation of worship services.

Hours per week:

  • Requires an average of 10 hours per week


  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Proficient on piano
  • Proficient in directing choral singing
  • Relevant leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • An up-to-date Criminal Records Check

The following skills and credentials would be considered an asset:

  • Ability to play the organ
  • Ability to play any other musical instrument
  • Musical certification

Responsibilities of the Director of Music:

This is not a complete list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required. It is to indicate the general nature of the work expected.

  1. Music leadership at both Eldad and Hampton churches for Sunday worship services
  2. Music leadership at additional services for special seasonal celebrations
  3. Lead weekly choir practices
  4. Select anthems from the church music library or other sources for the choir to perform during worship
  5. Performs music at weddings and funerals
  6. Occasionally coordinate with other musicians
  7. Advise minister and music and worship committee on the development of the music program
  8. To continue professional development
  9. When necessary due to illness or extenuating circumstance the musician is unable to provide leadership, they will arrange a substitute musician for worship services with the Music and Worship committee


Interested Applicants:

Apply to the Music Search Committee

Eldad-Hampton Pastoral Charge, 5454 Old Scugog Rd, Hampton, ON L0B 1J0



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One Response to Eldad-Hampton Pastoral Charge, ON, needs Music Director

  1. Jennifer Pearce says:

    I have forwarded my CV to the address above.
    I thank you in advance for your consideration.
    Jennifer Pearce

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