The Catholic Parish Family of Holy Redeemer, Jenison, Michigan is searching for a Director of Youth and Children Choirs (DYCC)
Music Ministry: The DYCC is responsible to call forth the gifts among the young people of the parish community through involvement in choirs, as musicians, and active participation of the assembly during Mass. The DYCC is responsible for preparation of the youth choirs to ensure proper musical accompaniments at least once a month at the weekend Masses.
This is a part-time position. The DYCC must have at least a bachelor's degree in music (Sacred or Liturgical preferred) with experience in Roman Catholic liturgy and liturgical music. Skilled in piano and organ would be desired but unrequired. Salary is commensurate with skill, education, and experience.
The Catholic Parish of Holy Redeemer is a suburban and rural community of 1,000 households located just west of downtown Grand Rapids, MI in the friendly city of Jenison. It is an active, welcoming parish with a variety of ministries and programs for members of all ages. The members of the parish appreciate a staff that is hard working, friendly, committed to their faith, and strives to support each other and parish members.
The parish offers a private office space and rehearsal room with an electronic keyboard, storage closet and a music library. There is a grand piano and organ in the sanctuary. Experienced musicians, vocalists, and a Bell Choir are active in the parish's music ministry.
Applicants: All interested persons should be prayerful, practicing Catholics, with a desire to share their faith and invite others to know the love of Jesus Christ. The parish desires to hire a DYCC who is capable and willing to create a diverse and dynamic music ministry program for the youths of the parish community. Applicants should work well as a team member and seek to foster and enrich the faith life of those who worship at our parish.
Interested candidates are asked to please submit your cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of reference, and if available a sample of music performance.
For a full description, please contact:
Rev. Phong Q. Pham
2700 Baldwin Street
Jenison, MI 49428