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Saddleback Maturity Leadership Expectations
While serving on Saddleback staff, you will be viewed as a member of leadership. We ask staff members to commit to certain lifestyle expectations, to be in a position to effectively minister to others, and be maturing as believers. At a minimum this means that:
You understand that Saddleback Church membership is a requirement of employment
You are committed to worshipping at Saddleback on a weekly basis
You will commit to having a daily quiet time
You understand the importance of and are committed to tithing
You will commit to completing Class 201,301,401 and Foundations within your first year of employment
You and your spouse will willingly refrain from activities that could cause a new believer to stumble such as consuming alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, illegal drugs, abuse of prescription drugs, and gambling of any type.
If you are single, you are committed to sexual purity outside of marriage and you would only date believers.
If you are married, you are in a biblically based marriage where both you and your spouse are mature baptized believers, members of Saddleback Church, and active in ministry.
If you meet the above requirements and expectations, please continue with the application!
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Saddleback Church membership is a requirement of employment. If you are not already a member, it will be necessary for you to complete
and all membership requirements within 30 days of employment.
Don't remember when you joined Saddleback Church? Contact the Membership Team at (949) 609-8000.
Please indicate the date that you completed the membership steps below.
Accepted Jesus Christ:
Baptized by Immersion:
Attended Class 101:
Signed Member Covenant:
If you are not a member of Saddleback Church, please indicate below the name, city, and denomination of your home church.
Home Church Denomination:
MATURITY - We’d like to hear about your spiritual journey.
Use the following questions to guide you in writing your testimony. TIP: you may want to compose your testimony first in a word processing program, and then paste it in the spot below.
What significant life experiences have shaped who you are today? This may include events from childhood, your religious upbringing, your education, significant people who have been part of your life, and more.
When did you accept Jesus Christ as your savior and why? How did your life change as a result of that decision?
What significance did baptism have in your life?
How do you grow and sustain yourself spiritually?
Are you in a small group?:
What is your current ministry involvement?
How have you participated in
Local or Global PEACE
through trips, projects, or other ways to reach non-believers?
Highest Education Level:
Current High School Student
High School Diploma / GED
Trade or Technical School Diploma
Employment History - please provide information for the past 10 years:
Why are you interested in joining Saddleback Church staff?
Interest in joining staff:
What are your salary and schedule preferences?
Special Term or On Call
Prefer full time, but will accept part time
Have you ever applied to or worked for Saddleback Church?
Previous App Date:
Do you have any relatives who are on Saddleback Church staff?
Relatives on staff:
If "yes", please provide your relative's name and relationship to you.
Are you over 18? If you are under 18 and still in high school, you will be required to provide a work permit.
Are you over 18:
Are you authorized to work in the United States?
I am authorized to work in this country for any employer
I am authorized to work in this country for my present employer only
I require sponsorship to work in this country
My status to work in this country is unknown
Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, either with or without reasonable accommodation?
We comply with the ADA and consider reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants to perform essential functions. Hire may be subject to passing skill tests.
Complete only for positions that require driving
Driving positions require that you have no moving violations within the last year. Do you qualify to drive our vehicles?
Qualify to drive:
Do you have a valid CA driver's license?
Valid CA License:
Are you willing to release a copy of your driving record?
Release driving record:
REFERENCES - Please provide three references who are not related to you or to each other.
of the references must be from people who have served with you TWO . in ministry
ONE of the references must be a reference (a former supervisor or someone with whom you worked). professional
Our reference checking process includes contacting the pastoral and ministerial staff of Saddleback Church for a reference. Their responses are considered confidential and will not be released to you. Do you authorize release of information from Saddleback staff members regarding matters of employment suitability?
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As an applicant to Saddleback Church, I agree to the following:
I certify that I have not knowingly withheld any information that might adversely affect my chances for employment and that the answers given by me are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
I authorize Saddleback Church to check my references, work record, education and other matters related to my suitability for employment and, further, authorize the references I have listed to disclose to the Church any information related to my work records, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. I release the Church, my former employers and all others from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such investigation or disclosure.
I understand that nothing contained in the application, or conveyed during any interview which may be granted or during my employment, if hired, is intended to create an employment contract between me and the Church. I understand and agree that if I am employed, my employment is for no definite or determinable period and may be terminated at any time, with or without prior notice, at the option of either myself or the Church, and that no representations contrary to the foregoing are binding on the company unless made in writing and signed by me and the Church designated representative
Should a search of public records (including records documenting an arrest, indictment, conviction, civil judicial action, tax lien or outstanding judgment) be conducted by internal personnel employed by the Church, I am entitled to copies of any such public records obtained by the Church unless I mark the check box below. If I am not hired as a result of such information, I am entitled to a copy of any such records even though I have checked the box below.
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