Open Positions

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We are always looking for motivated people to join our amazing team! Keep checking here for updated job openings.

We currently have job openings for the following positions:

· Executive Pastor of Ministries

The Executive Pastor of Ministries will manage and direct, in partnership with the Lead Pastor, the implementation of the vision and ministry plan . We are looking for a strong and compelling leader to oversee strategic planning and goal setting across numerous ministries. As the primary driver of group life, the Executive Pastor will be responsible for creating and championing a clear maturity pathway for those within the church. A successful candidate will also have a heart for creating community engagement and ministering to our growing multicultural city.

Find more information and apply here

· Worship Arts Pastor

ENCOUNTER is searching for a Pastor to oversee the Worship & Creative Ministry and facilitate an environment where people can respond to the goodness, faithfulness, grace, love, and presence of God. The ideal Worship Pastor will aim for the songs they sing to be theologically truthful, spiritually formational, singable, and responsive as they engage people in Christ-centered worship. 


Find more information and apply here.

· Graphic Designer
The Graphic Designer will serve ENCOUNTER by providing graphic design, concept development and desktop services to ENCOUNTER communications for ministries requesting design services with professional excellence. Duties include concept, design, layout composition, file preparation for online, in-service, print and print production for all church ministry areas, the production of all promotional items, and the creation of weekend service slides and sermon PowerPoints.

To apply, contact Kelly Hanighen-Lynch

View the complete job description here
· Childcare Staff for MOPS
We are hiring for MOPS childcare (Wednesday mornings until June)! Join a great team, make friends and bring your kids to work! Our goal is to have no waitlist for childcare at our MOPS program. To apply, contact Michelle Anthony at 805-231-6817
· ENCOUNTER Children’s Sunday Director Assistants

ENCOUNTER Kids is looking to hire paid staff to be weekly or bi-weekly assistants to our Sunday Director in both our Early Childhood and Elementary areas. Responsibilities include being a liaison between directors and families, with some managing duties. Hours are 8 am to 1 pm and scheduling is flexible with full training provided by our ENCOUNTER Kids staff. Consider joining this ministry – it’s a fun place to be! Contact Bonnie

· ENCOUNTER Kids Childcare

Extremely flexible hours ranging from 2-10 hours a week, some examples include Monday and Thursday evenings, Sunday mornings, and special events.

Bring your kids with you to work!

You do not need to be a member of our church.

Perfect position for anyone looking to fill in gaps in their current job as childcare provider, anyone wanting a position while the kids are in school, we are hiring college students to grandparents.

Contact Michelle Anthony

· Sunday Facilities Team

This part-time position, twice a month. Duties include general set up/break down of various ministries and custodial cleaning to maintain and enhance the appearance of our church campus buildings. We are looking for someone who has a positive attitude, is a team player, and willing to work with a flexible schedule.

To obtain the full job description and apply, call 805-656-7766 x243


Sunday Services at 9AM & 10:45AM

(805) 656-7766  |  6950 Ralston Street, Ventura, CA 93003

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