Job Opportunities

We believe the current and future staff members of Harvest Oakville must have a sense of calling to serve God and those He calls to be part of our church family. We highly value humility and a passion for the Lord over other giftedness. Above and beyond the day to day duties of each staff role, staff members serve alongside the congregation on weekends and in weekday ministries to carry out God’s plan for our church.

“Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.” Ephesians 4:15-16


All applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • Mature follower of Jesus Christ with character consistent with Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7
  • Authentic lifestyle demonstrating consistent character and spiritual growth
  • Agreement with Harvest Oakville’s doctrinal statement
  • A commitment to the mission, vision and leadership of Harvest Oakville

We will post open positions here. If you are interested in one of our open positions, please submit a personal resume to jobs@harvestoakville.ca. We request that resumes only be submitted when open positions are posted below. Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request.

Please note: Only applicants being considered for positions will be contacted. These role descriptions are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the church.

Open Positions:

Director of Finance and Operations

Worship Leader – Church Plants

Communications Coordinator

Video Assistant

Administrative Assistant – Connections

Facility Maintenance


Director of Finance and Operations

Full Time
Department: Finance and Operations
Supervisor: Executive Pastor

The Director of Finance and Operations will carry out the mission of Harvest Oakville with integrity through the wise stewardship of the resources entrusted to the church.

ROLE

Finance:

  • Responsibility for proper accounting and financial reporting across the organization
  • Regular financial reporting to senior leadership and Board of Elders
  • Oversee insurance contract
  • Assume oversight of accounting and government reporting
  • Manage internal/external finance and banking relationships
  • Oversee finance department staff
  • Establish and implement financial policies and procedures as required
  • Administrate bi-weekly payroll
  • Ensure donor privacy and implement strict privacy policies
  • Coordinate annual audits
  • Present annual financial results at Annual Membership Meeting
  • Assemble and obtain approval for annual budget
  • Oversight and direction to the volunteer tellering team

Operations:

HR procedures, including but not limited to:

  • Leave/absences
  • Health and Safety
  • Employee contracts
  • Coordination of immigration paperwork for staff on a case-by-case basis
  • Administrate employee benefits plan
  • Oversight of Bookstore operations
  • Give leadership and direction to facility staff and hospitality ministry (Food Service) staff
  • Give oversight and direction to IT contractors
  • Give oversight and direction to administrative functions and staff

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • CPA, CA, and MBA preferred
  • 10+ years of financial and operational leadership

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Exceptional relational skills
  • Leadership gifts
  • Organized and detailed
  • Ongoing pursuit of humility and holiness
  • Teachable

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Worship Leader – Church Plants

Full Time
Supervisor – Senior Pastor

The Worship Leader will lead all aspects of musical worship, A/V, and weekend equipment set-up and tear down. The heart of this full-time role is to encourage and shepherd God’s people to worship God in spirit and truth. This position reports directly to the Senior Pastor under the direction of the Elders of the church.

WORSHIP ROLE

  • Leading worship during weekly rehearsals, Sunday mornings, monthly prayer meetings, and Harvest wide church events
  • Discipling and developing worship team members in musical gifts and spiritual maturity
  • Recruiting and developing new worship team members
  • Leading in the development of video production along with website media and graphics
  • Planning, reflecting, and implementing of vertical worship services with the Senior Pastor

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum three years of experience of leading a worship ministry

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Able to leverage technology in order to administer and communicate with people
  • Strong and growing competence in musical ability
  • Competence in graphic design and website management
  • Fully aligned with and submitted to the Harvest Doctrinal statement
  • Strong collaborative and relational skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Leadership ability in working as team player and independently

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Communications Coordinator

32 hrs/week One Year Contract
Department: Communications

The Communications Coordinator will coordinate all projects with clarity and consistency in the Communication department using web, social media, and other outlets. They will also provide ongoing support to design, video, and radio ministry as needed.

ROLE

    • Writes content for web, emails, and other church communications pieces
    • Proofreading of content for all ministries
    • Daily social and web related updates and maintenance (including content updated for associated ministries and conferences)
    • Support of all regional events and conferences (some evenings and weekends required)
    • Supports and executes branding and written guidelines as put forward by Communications team and Graphic Designer
    • Create, organize, plan, and implement effective communications messages and strategies to church and community audiences (weekend announcements and other channels)
    • Help ministries craft and execute ‘communication plans’
    • Understand and able to execute basic design principles
    • Ministry focused design work and graphic support as needed
    • Keeping projects in department on time and on budget

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Degree in Communications or related field
  • Design and/or written portfolio
  • Experience in church or non-profit communication
  • Experience with WordPress and Squarespace
  • Comfortable with all aspects of Adobe Creative Suite

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong collaborative and relational skills
  • Problem solver
  • Organized and detailed
  • Ongoing pursuit of humility
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Teachable and pursuing learning
  • On top of current design and web-related trends
  • Discernment and understanding of Harvest mission and vision
  • Creative
  • Supportive spouse (if applicable)

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Video Assistant

30 hrs/week 
Department: Video/Production

The Video Assistant will work with the Videographer in creating video content for all ministries, website/social media, and the weekend services.

ROLE

    • Service file management and upload to web
    • Edit/upload various social media videos
    • Work with other ministries to provide helpful video content for their needs
    • Capture of weekday ministries
    • Capture/edit various retreat recaps
    • Capture/edit various special events
    • Management of weekend camera team
    • Weekend service prep including card management and programming our board for IMAG
    • Will be trained in weekend camera operation and direction
    • Train volunteers and interns

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Degree in Video, Electronic Media, Communications, Design, or a related field
  • Demo reel or portfolio
  • Comfortable on Mac computers
  • Experience in FCPX and Adobe Creative Suite preferred

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-starter
  • Teachable
  • Team player
  • Creative
  • Ongoing pursuit of humility
  • Troubleshooter
  • Organized and attentive to small details
  • Able to communicate clearly and consistently
  • Supportive spouse (if applicable)

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Administrative Assistant – Connections

Full Time 
Supervisor: Director of Connections

The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Director of Connections in assisting and supporting all responsibilities associated with connecting and assimilating visitors and members at Harvest Oakville. This role requires weekend work during worship services.

ROLE

  • Reports directly to and works closely with the Director of Connections
  • Coordinate and organize for weekend Welcome Teams
  • Prepare, set up, and organize volunteers for Party with the Pastors, Christ Follower Class, Communion, Baptisms, and Play Day
  • Organize and update all serving opportunities for Harvest Oakville
  • Ensure Connections Desk, resources, and newcomer packages are stocked for each weekend
  • Create and develop reports associated from different ministries and events
  • Work closely with many different ministries
  • Perform other duties as required

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • More than three years experience in an office environment
  • Proficient with computers
  • Familiar with a church management system or customer relationship management software
  • Previous customer service experience is a must

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extremely organized and resourceful
  • Strong communication skills
  • Personable and warm
  • Problem solver and forward thinker
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Balance multiple tasks and show initiative
  • Ongoing pursuit of humility
  • Teachable and willingness to learn

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Facility Maintenance

10 hrs/week 
Supervisor: Facility Manager

Performs duties related to our facility, including needed repairs from a pre-written check-list

ROLE

  • Help inspect the building and detect malfunctions and needed repairs
  • Minor electrical maintenance which may include repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, and replace fluorescent bulbs and tubes etc.)
  • Minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains or faucets, unclogging drains etc.)
  • Painting, (preparing surfaces and using a brush, sprayer, or roller to apply, minor carpentry)
  • Clean rooms, hallways, washrooms, stairways, and other work areas
  • Some flexibility with hours

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and CONDITIONS

  • Ability to push a minimum of 100 pounds, and lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb a ladder and step ladder
  • Bending at the waist, sitting, kneeling, climbing, walking etc.
  • Lubricating fluids, cleaning solvents
  • Paints and solvents
  • Cleaning fluids normally used in custodial duties
  • Electricity

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Servant heart
  • Teachable and humble spirit
  • Administrative skills
  • Initiative/self-motivated
  • Flexible and resourceful
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proven team player
  • Some experience in facility maintenance
  • Lift training and/or working at heights training an asset

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