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Job Opportunity

Part-Time Music Director
Start Date: June 26, 2023
(7-8 hours per week)

Erindale Presbyterian Church is a progressive community of faith located in Mississauga, Ontario.  We are seeking a Part-Time Music Director who will be responsible for the overall direction and delivery of the music program within the congregation.  


Duties Include

  • Leading the music for our 10:00 am Sunday worship services including hymns, music, choir anthems and the occasional solos (church has a grand piano, no organ).

  • Selecting choir anthems and leading a choir rehearsal one evening per week and before church on Sunday mornings.  Note:  There is no choir during some weeks in June and in July and August.

  • Leading the music for special additional services such as Good Friday, Christmas Cantata and Christmas Eve. 

  • Working with the Minister on the selection of hymns and music for the worship services.

  • Creating and leading a children’s music ministry including assisting with the music for special programs such as the Christmas Pageant.

  • Providing music for weddings and funerals as required.



  • Professionally trained pianist with proven musical leadership skills.

  • Previous experience as a music director in an established church is desirable.

  • A passion and interest in a variety of styles of music (ie traditional, contemporary, multicultural, other genres such as jazz, blues, Broadway).

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A team player and the ability to effectively work with choir members, children, youth and the congregation.

  • The ability to manage time and workload with minimal supervision.

  • A clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check. 


Hours of Work & Remuneration

This is a contract position and you will be paid a weekly pay rate of $290 for the regular weeks you work.  For additional special services such as Good Friday, weddings and funerals, you will receive an additional payment of $290 per service.  As you are self-employed, you will be responsible to report/make the various required pay deductions to Revenue Canada.


This position generally requires 7-8 hours per week although occasionally some additional hours may be required for special events such as the Christmas Cantata and you will receive additional pay.  Note:  Hours per week typically include playing piano for our regular Sunday morning services (2 hrs), directing an evening choir practice rehearsal (2 hrs), consulting with the Minister on choice of music (1 hr) and preparation/practice time (2-3 hrs). 


Time Off

There may be weeks where you will not be required to work including a time of summer hiatus where no services are held.  If you will be absent for other occasions when the church needs a musician, it will be your responsibility to arrange for a suitable supply musician.


To Apply

Should you be interested in this position, please email your resume to  All applications will be kept strictly confidential.


Erindale Presbyterian Church

1560 Dundas Street West, Mississauga, Ontario

L5C 1E5


No matter who you are, you are welcome at Erindale.  We are a hybrid church

so you may join us in person or watch the service online any time.  Further

information can be found on our website at

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