St. Paul’s Parish in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, is seeking a Director of Music Ministry to continue, enhance and expand the joyful music ministry of the church by working with the current choir members, musicians and congregation. We gather in the historic stone church designed in by architect William Critchlow Harris, a master of church acoustics. Traditional and contemporary music are assisted by the Casavant organ and Baldwin piano creating flexibility in music programming and drawing in local artists. The Parish is a part of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
We are a welcoming and inclusive community who are receptive to change and open to exploring new ways of living our faith in our daily lives. Our community includes people from a wide range of backgrounds, at various stages on their journey of faith, and with wide range of training, skills and professions. We value and celebrate this diversity.
We offer in-person worship every Sunday morning and live-stream is available through Facebook and YouTube. The Director of Music Ministry will be a member of the ministry team. The successful candidate should be proficient in playing our Casavant organ and Baldwin piano. We hope that the person will help continue, enhance and expand the music program by working with current choir members and musicians in the parish. Responsibilities include selecting, conducting and playing a variety of styles of organ, piano and choral music appropriate to our worship services. Above all, the successful candidate should bring a real sense of joy to their ministry.
Terms of Employment
Hours: 10 - 15 hours per week with some flexibility. 4 weeks paid holidays. Remuneration: RCCO scale: probably level 4 – 10. The initial contract will be for one year and reviewed during that time.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of music degree is a benefit and previous church musician experience.
Optimal Start Date: August 1, 2023 (negotiable)
Application and Selection Process:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume outlining experience, education, skills and references to: email@example.com
Deadline for applications: April 14, 2023