We're Hiring: Lead Accompanist

We are a vibrant, open-hearted, community of faith seeking a dynamic, skilled pianist providing excellent musical accompaniment in worship and community activities. We are a community that is revitalizing and growing, and are seeking the right person to join our team and assist in deepening community’s connection and spiritual growth.

St. George's is an open-minded, fun, energetic, and encouraging place to work. In addition to wonderful working conditions, remuneration includes:

  • Monthly salary - $728 per month
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Additional honoraria for weddings, funerals, and special services

If you are passionate about music, spiritual connection, and making a difference in people's lives through song, we invite you to send your cover letter and resume to stgeorgeuc@shaw.ca or drop off a paper copy at 505 6th Street on or before July 31st.

Experience with sacred music an asset, but not required.

Start date: August 31st, 2016.

Click here for full position description.

We're Hiring: Part-Time Associate Musician

St. George’s United Church in Courtenay requires a pianist/organist for one Sunday per month Sunday worship at 10:30 AM and for Choir practice the preceding Wednesday at 7:30 PM.

This position pays $ 20.58 /hour based on a maximum of five hours per week which totals $102.90/ week.

Your goal is to use all musical talents to communicate a lively and exciting spirit and to involve the congregation in spiritual development leading to a deeper sense of worship through music.

Qualifications preferred for this position are: Royal Conservatory of Music level 8 minimum, experience as an accompanist; experience playing a piano in a church setting preferred.

A complete job description with all duties is available online by clicking here or at the church office Tuesday-Friday 9-noon at 506 – 6th Street, Courtenay.

Resumes can be submitted to the church office or by email to stgeorgesuc@shaw.ca (please use in subject line: Church Musician)

The position will commence as soon as possible upon hiring a suitable applicant.

  • Location: St. George’s United Church, Courtenay
  • Compensation $20.58/hour based on maximum of 5 hours per week
  • This is a part-time job, generally one Sunday/month
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

St. George's is Hiring!

St. George's has been experiencing growth this past year! One area of particular growth is in children's participation in Sunday worship. As such, we are planning to divide our children into preschool (0-4) and school-aged children (5-10), and are seeking an enthusiastic, engaged, and open-minded adult to lead our school-aged children's church in spiritual nurture and formation.