We Serve
Media & Communications

Explore our serving opportunities below to discover exciting ways you can support media and communications here at The Peoples Church!

Audio Technician

Support our Sunday services and large auditorium events by ensuring audio elements are well mixed and delivered.

Responsibilities

  • Provide an excellent quality audio mix of all the elements that are part of the Sunday service. Worship, host, message and others
  • Deliver the audio signal with the standard that is required for audio Livestreaming
  • Create an MP3 file of the message for the App

Skills

  • Attention to details and service elements
  • Working knowledge of Avid S6L Console and Waves Soundgrid
  • Working knowledge of Equalizers, Compressors and Gates
  • Working knowledge of ProTools
  • Problem-solving mindset

Commitment

  • Sundays – set-up, production team meeting/devotional time, both services (approximately 7:25 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Wednesday – mid week rehearsal 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Opportunities

  • Build livestreaming, recording, and teamwork skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to overall result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Credited in nationally broadcast television show
  • Training & Shadowing as needed

Requirements

  • Police screening, interview, reference checks and forms
  • Must attend Peoples for 6 months
Camera Operator & Cable Puller

Support our Sunday services & large auditorium events by operating broadcast cameras for live, online and Living Truth television.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in setting up cameras, camera charting
  • Ensure cameras are level, unlocked and controls and comms function as expected
  • Be familiar with service rundown
  • Determine shots available for each segment prior to segment start
  • Follow directions from Director
  • Assist other camera operators by managing cables as camera moves (cable pulling)
  • Assist with striking gear after shoot

Skills

  • Attention to Director and service elements
  • Ability to think ahead and see what shots are needed
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Creative eye

Commitment

  • Sundays – set-up, production team meeting/devotional time, both services (approximately 7:45 AM -1:00 PM)
  • Frequency: 2 times per month

Opportunities

  • Build production, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to overall result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Credited in nationally broadcast television show
  • Camera training & shadowing
  • Internal Comms training

Requirements

  • Interview, reference check, police screening and forms (confidentiality, statement of faith etc.)
Camera Director

Support our Sunday service and large auditorium event filming/streaming by identifying and calling types of shots available/needed and providing clear guidance to camera operators.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in setting up cameras
  • Be familiar with Planning Center service rundown
  • Responsible for the overall linecut
  • Assign cameras/operator roles
  • Determine shots available and needed for each segment prior to segment start in rehearsal
  • Provide good communication to camera operators when calling shots
  • Operate switcher
  • Coach camera operators
  • Identify when audio and video should be recording and when to cut

Skills

  • Attention to details and service elements
  • Ability to effectively communicate details with others
  • Ability to think ahead and know what shots are needed
  • Creative eye
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Discernment and intuition for how best to film various segments of a service

Commitment

  • Sundays – set-up, production team meeting/devotional time, both services (approximately 7:45 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Frequency: 1-2 times per month

Opportunities

  • Build leadership, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to end result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Credited in nationally broadcast television show
  • Training: Director training & shadowing, internal Comms training

Requirements

  • Interview, reference check, police screening and forms (confidentiality, statement of faith etc.)
Photographer / Videographer

Support our services by documenting and telling the story of how Christ is working and moving at The Peoples Church through imagery.

Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with Planning Center service rundown
  • Capture photos and/or video at services and events
  • Edit your images according to The Peoples Church guidelines
  • Deliver your photos within 24 hours and tag them with relevant metadata

Skills

  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Attention to details and service elements
  • Creative eye
  • Working proficiency of (or willingness to learn) Adobe Lightroom or similar photo editing software
  • Preferably have your own camera equipment

Commitment

  • Sundays – rehearsal, production team meeting/ devotional time, both services (approximately 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Frequency: 1-2 times per month maximum

Opportunities

  • Build production, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to overall result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Camera training & shadowing as needed
  • Lightroom or other photo editing software training as needed

Requirements

  • Interview, reference check, police screening and forms (confidentiality, statement of faith etc.)
Production Assistant

Support our Sunday services and large auditorium events by keeping record of and communicating all service details relating to production, to the Production Team in real-time (speaker/host locations on stage, worship flow and song sequences, how speakers begin and end their sections, upcoming sermon slides, standout elements or props, etc.).

Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with Planning Center service rundown
  • Record production notes from rehearsals, cue to cues, and pre-service meetings (who enters & where, song flow notes – leads, instrumentals, etc.), including host’s topic flow
  • During rehearsals and service, provide verbal production notes (over internal communication system) for Director and Camera Operators (song flow feedback, service participants, upcoming sermon slides, etc.)
  • Record sermon timecode notes (highlighting any standout events, slides) on sermon notes

Skills

  • Attention to details and service elements
  • Good notetaking
  • Ability to effectively communicate details with others
  • Problem-solving mindset

Commitment

  • Sundays – set-up, production team meeting/devotional time, both services (approximately 7:45 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Frequency: 1-2 times per month

Opportunities

  • Build production, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to the overall result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Credited in nationally broadcast television show
  • Production Assistant training & shadowing
  • Internal Comms training

Requirements

  • Interview, reference check, police screening and forms (confidentiality, statement of faith etc.)
ProPresenter Operator

Support our Sunday services & large auditorium events by running on-screen elements (lyrics, lower third graphics, videos, sermon PowerPoint, etc.).

Responsibilities

  • Attend midweek rehearsal to run lyrics and modify lyric flow as needed
  • Be familiar with the service rundown ensuring all graphic elements are in place in the playlist
  • Load outstanding content (including sermon PowerPoint) prior to pre-service rehearsal
  • Ensure that ProPresenter is set up properly and that each screen is receiving the content it should (video switcher, stage confidence monitor, Smartboard)
  • Run through all service elements to ensure actions/cues/timers behave as expected
  • Monitor screen content and timers
  • After rehearsals and services, make any necessary updates
  • Ensure remote clicker is available for stage manager, collect remote clicker after service

Skills

  • Familiar with Mac OS or able to learn
  • Ability to learn new programs and skills
  • Problem-solving mindset and good attention to detail
  • Good musical sense is an asset

Commitment

  • Wednesdays – evening Worship practice (7:00 PM – 9:30 PM)
  • Sundays – set-up, production team meeting/devotional time, both services (approximately 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Frequency: 1-2 times per month

Opportunities

  • Build technical and team skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to the overall result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Credited in nationally broadcast television show
  • ProPresenter video tutorials and hands-on training
  • Mac OS Training (if needed)

Requirements

  • Interview, reference check, police screening and forms (confidentiality, statement of faith etc.)
Video Technical Director

Support our Sunday services by ensuring cameras are set-up properly for filming/streaming; Live shading cameras; Ensure services are recorded and livestreamed.

Responsibilities

  • Set up cameras, run cables
  • Chart cameras
  • Shade cameras
  • Operate recording ingest
  • Log recording information
  • Monitor health of encoder and web Livestream
  • Strike camera post service

Skills

  • Attention to details and service elements
  • Strong knowledge of Television broadcasting and associated equipment
  • Knowledge to effectively chart camera focus and match multiple broadcast cameras
  • Operating knowledge of video ingest system and livestream encoding
  • Problem-solving mindset

Commitment

  • Sundays – set-up, production team meeting/devotional time, both services (approximately 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Frequency: 1-2 times per month

Opportunities

  • Build livestreaming, production, and teamwork skills
  • Letter of reference available upon request
  • Working with a welcoming and diverse team
  • Opportunity to take part in and contribute to end result of a service
  • Valued role in carrying the message of the gospel outside the walls of The Peoples Church
  • Credited in nationally broadcast television show
  • Training & Shadowing if needed

Requirements

  • Interview, reference checks, police screening and forms (confidentiality, statement of faith etc.)
Writer (Refugee Ministry)

Be a part of a creative team that engages our congregation in the life of The Peoples House and Refugee Ministries!

Responsibilities

  • Share a meal or participate in house events once a month to get to know residents and events to communicate in newsletter
  • Write an article based on your experience and learning at The Peoples House
  • Participate in quarterly team meetings
  • Ensure that the newsletters engage the families and the children of our congregation with life at the refugee houses
  • Use social media platforms to raise awareness on the plight of refugees
  • Pray for residents

Skills

  • Growing faith in Christ
  • Ability to engage diverse congregation and different age groups with relevant stories
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Passionate to create using words
  • Story-telling skills are a plus

Commitment

  • Quarterly Meeting: 2 hours
  • Writing articles: 4 hours
  • Shared meals with residents: 4 hours
  • Total time commitment: 10 hours in a 3 month period

Opportunities

  • Utilize your writing skills
  • Engaging with people from different backgrounds
  • Keeping newsletters engaging
  • Learning about realities of life in different countries, and the injustice faced by many around the world
  • Training: Refugee Realities, The Art of Listening, Cultural Sensitivity, Trauma Informed Practice, Plan to Protect
Requirements

  • Interviews, reference checks, vulnerable sector check and forms
  • Must attend Peoples for 6 months before serving
Marketing Team Member (Newcomers Ministry)

Provide creative marketing support for our Ministry to Newcomers! Our Newcomer Ministry is a welcoming community that seeks to provide compassion, connection, and community for newcomers to Canada.

Responsibilities

  • Develop annual marketing plan for Newcomers Network
  • Formulate and execute marketing and public relations plans
  • Coordinate with Newcomers Ministry Pastor, TPC Media and Comms team, and Newcomers Network leaders to create and improve internal processes and communications
  • Collaboratively work alongside Newcomers Ministry Pastor, TPC Media and Comms team, and Newcomers Network leaders to provide administrative support as needed

Skills

  • Welcoming, hospitable, and friendly demeanor towards newcomers to Canada
  • Willingness to walk alongside newcomers with patience and care as they journey in their new home country
  • Display patience and cultural awareness
  • Experience working in culturally diverse setting a plus
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Has good English grammar, reading, writing, listening, and communication skills
  • Possesses a good knowledge of computers and is comfortable using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PPT, etc)
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn TPC church database, MailChimp, and Canva
  • experience in brand and marketing roles an asset
  • MBA or related advance degree (communications, etc.)
  • A solid grasp of–and commitment to–our TOC mission, vision, and mandate
  • Strong organization and communication skills

Commitment

  • We ask team members to commit for at least 1 year with the ability to renew
  • 3-5 hours per week flexibly

Opportunities

This role is a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve God with a global impact right here in the city of Toronto.

Since newcomers have diverse and varied journeys, this role includes various opportunities to support and walk alongside them with patience and care as they get acclimated to their new home country. This is also a great opportunity for you to share your talents and experience, learn new skills, and meet new people!

Training: Newcomers Network Orientation, Cultural Sensitivity, Diversity, and Equity Training, Church database training

Requirements

  • VSS Police screening, multiple interviews, and forms
  • Must adhere to the Statement of Faith and Lifestyle Covenant of The Peoples Church
  • Must be part of The Peoples Church community for 6 months
Social Media Team Member (Newcomers Ministry)

Provide social media support for our Ministry to Newcomers! Our Newcomer Ministry is a welcoming community that seeks to provide compassion, connection, and community for newcomers to Canada.

Responsibilities

  • Help create and maintain a social media plan
  • Use social media to promote the activities and achievements of Newcomers Network
  • Keeping our social media channels updated on a frequent basis
  • Encouraging others to comment on our posts and share them with others
  • Ensure that communication reaches a wide range of local stakeholders and diverse audience
  • Develop and manage content for our website and social media
  • Select relevant channels to reach our diverse audience
  • Take part in monthly teleconference meetings with committee members
  • Track the effectiveness of our social media work and recommend ways forward
  • Test content and review its impact
  • Keeping up to date with Newcomers Network events and news, and choosing what to promote through our social media feeds
  • Ability to develop publicity materials is an asset
  • Visiting our activities and attend our events with a view to developing/writing content about them
  • Collaboratively work alongside Newcomers Ministry Pastor, TPC Media & Comms team, and Newcomers Network leaders to provide social media support as needed
  • Graphic design for social media and marketing using Canva

Skills

  • Welcoming, hospitable, and friendly demeanor towards newcomers to Canada
  • Willingness to walk alongside newcomers with patience and care as they journey in their new home country
  • Display patience and cultural awareness
  • Experience working in culturally diverse setting a plus
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • An understanding of different types of marketing and communications media, including electronic and social media
  • To be able to communicate effectively, be articulate, with strong writing skills and the ability to feedback accurately
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PPT, and Outlook
  • Ability to transform small snippets of information into interesting and engaging stories suitable for social media outlets
  • Good understanding of confidentiality

Commitment

  • We ask team members to commit for at least 1 year with the ability to renew
  • 3-5 hours per week with flexibly

Opportunities

This role is a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve God with a global impact right here in the city of Toronto.

Since newcomers have diverse and varied journeys, this role includes various opportunities to support and walk alongside them with patience and care as they get acclimated to their new home country. This is also a great opportunity for you to share your talents and experience, learn new skills, and meet new people!

Experience & Skills: development of communication skills, PR and marketing experience, social media development skills, data handling skills, references to add to your CV, increase in confidence and gain new skills including on-going development and training

Training: Newcomers Network Orientation, Cultural Sensitivity, Diversity, and Equity Training, Social Media training

Requirements

  • VSS Police screening, multiple interviews, and forms
  • Must adhere to the Statement of Faith and Lifestyle Covenant of The Peoples Church
  • Must be part of The Peoples Church community for 6 months
Product Analyst (Global Mission)

Interested in a way to serve with your gifting and skill sets in the technology realm? We are looking for volunteers who believe in the importance of building processes, technologies, and tools to support the church’s vision and goals!

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of the cross-functional team to conceptualize, design and deliver software solutions that solve the church’s Global Mission needs.
  • Help manage and evolve existing processes and tools
  • Assist with the design and implementation of the future vision and roadmap

Skills

  • Strong and growing relationship with Christ
  • Believes in the importance of building tools and technology to support Global Mission’s vision and goals
  • Currently working in the technology field and/or interested in technology field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Commitment

  • Flexible hours – approximately 2-4 hours per week, depending on the initiatives on hand.
  • Meetings on an “as needed” basis (to be determined with the team)

Opportunities

  • Participate in God’s global missions
  • Be able to use your unique skillset, gifting, and experience in a mission setting
  • Requirements

    • Police screening, multiple interviews, reference checks and forms
    UX/UI Designer (Global Mission)

    Interested in a way to serve with your gifting and skill sets in the technology realm? We are looking for volunteers who believe in the importance of building processes, technologies, and tools to support the church’s vision and goals!

    Responsibilities

    • Work as part of the cross-functional team to conceptualize, design and deliver software solutions that solve the church’s Global Mission needs.
    • Help evolve our existing user experiences, as well as designing and implementing future vision and roadmap
    • Comfortable with industry best practices and wireframing

    Skills

    • Strong and growing relationship with Christ
    • Believes in the importance of building tools and technology to support Global Mission’s vision and goals
    • Currently working in the technology field and/or interested in technology field
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Commitment

    • Flexible hours – approximately 2-4 hours per week, depending on the initiatives on hand.
    • Meetings on an “as needed” basis (to be determined with the team)

    Opportunities

  • Participate in God’s global missions
  • Be able to use your unique skillset, gifting, and experience in a mission setting
  • Requirements

    • Police screening, multiple interviews, reference checks and forms
    Full Stack Developer (Global Mission)

    Interested in a way to serve with your gifting and skill sets in the technology realm? We are looking for volunteers who believe in the importance of building processes, technologies, and tools to support the church’s vision and goals!

    Responsibilities

    • Work as part of the cross-functional team to conceptualize, design and deliver software solutions that solve the church’s Global Mission needs.
    • Help evolve our existing solutions, as well as architecting and implementing future vision and roadmap
    • Comfortable with both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries

    Skills

    • Strong and growing relationship with Christ
    • Believes in the importance of building tools and technology to support Global Mission’s vision and goals
    • Currently working in the technology field and/or interested in technology field
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Commitment

    • Flexible hours – approximately 2-4 hours per week, depending on the initiatives on hand.
    • Meetings on an “as needed” basis (to be determined with the team)

    Opportunities

  • Participate in God’s global missions
  • Be able to use your unique skillset, gifting, and experience in a mission setting
  • Requirements

    • Police screening, multiple interviews, reference checks and forms