Jobs & Internships

Updated March 14, 2020:  Due to current restrictions related to Coronavirus, we will not be taking any further steps with regard to hiring until after Easter. We welcome the receipt of your resume, but want to make you aware that we will not proceed with our hiring process until Easter. Thank you for understanding!

Join Our Team

Grace is a great place to work, just ask our staff! If God has called you to work at Grace, we'd love for you to apply. We've listed the current openings below. To apply, email your cover letter, and resume directly to Julie Meiners. The cover letter should include the position for which you are applying, specific reasons you are interested in the role and how your experience qualifies you for the position. We are unable to accept resumes that are not submitted for a specific open role. One more quick note before you apply: To be placed in a staff role at Grace Church, you must be (or be willing to become) a member of the Covenant Community

Grace Church Job Openings

Purpose of the Job

The Grace Care Center exists to provide a range of services to help the poor and marginalized meet basic physical, emotional, and spiritual needs in ways that bring healing and hope to their lives. The Care Center includes the Choice Food Pantry, Referral Services, Vehicle Services, and ESL Services. The Associate Director of Referral Services will oversee tactical execution of all projects related to the Care Center, focusing on providing opportunities for the people of Grace to engage in the mission of God.

 Care Center Shifts

  • Consult with the Associate Pastor of the Care Center in creating overall vision and strategic direction for the Care Center

  • Problem solve operational and volunteer opportunities

  • Lead the Care Center shifts on a cross-functional rotation

Case Management

  • Manage and oversee the Co-op Program & Apricot

  • Supervise the process of accepting and preparing relief packet, benevolence, and microfinance (vehicle loan, loan, savings) programs

  • Supervise the process and management of vehicle repair approvals

Services, Programs, and Events

  • Develop and manage Care Center Partners

  • Care Center Community Fair

  • Care Center Easter, Christmas and Bridge events

Administration

  • Data and reporting

  • Managing and responding to inquiries requesting assistance

General

  • Attend Meetings (Care Center Staff and Grace Staff)

  • All Staff Retreats, activities (Rooted, Christmas/Easter) and Team Retreat

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry, Social Services or Business Administration preferred

  • Demonstrated passion for the marginalized and a desire to see people through God’s eyes

  • Willingness to learn from the people we work with each week.

  • Characteristics: Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, enjoys fast pace and multi-tasking, detail oriented

  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience in the following skill areas:

  • Systems design and project management

  • Recruitment and management of volunteers and volunteer teams

  • Social/non-profit services

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Encouragement

  • Teaching

  • Hospitality 

  • Mercy

Please submit your resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Associate Pastor of Children and Student Ministries is responsible for providing vision, leadership and oversight to all children and student ministries at Grace 146th Street. This role has primary responsibility for ensuring a safe, engaging, learning environment while providing direction to weekend programming, retreats, mid-week childcare, LIFT ministry, Safety, First Impressions, and a weekly preschool.

Strategic Planning

  • Create and cast vision for Children and Student Ministries in agreement with all Grace campuses

  • Develop and communicate Children and Student Ministries plans in line with the strategic direction of Grace Church

  • Participate in annual strategic planning with all ministries

  • Research key trends and ideas in Children and Student Ministries and coordinate with staff to incorporate when appropriate

  • Develop and oversee implementation of appropriate ministry and staff structure within Children and Student Ministries

Program Management

  • Provide encouragement, support and accountability to all areas of Children and Student Ministries

  • Direct integration between Children and Student Ministries and ensure healthy transition of children and students between age groups

  • Regularly visit large and small groups to evaluate group health, and maintain visibility to students, volunteers, and staff

  • Supervise Children and Student Ministry staff leaders; including coaching, training, shepherding, and the conducting of performance evaluations

  • Supervise the development of Children and Student programs, events, and curriculum in concert with the curriculum team

  • Update ministry manuals for volunteers, as needed

  • Build relationship with volunteers, ensuring regular times of community, equipping, and empowering

  • Oversee timely and consistent communication to families and volunteers

  • Ensure that all safety procedures and protocols are consistently followed

  • Regularly evaluate the outcomes of the ministry plans for children and students considering the purpose and strategic initiatives of the church

  • Manage facilities and resources of Children and Student Ministries, including the creation of and maintenance of budget and calendar

  • Assist Grace Kids Camp directors as needed

Pastoral Duties

  • Serve the staff and congregation in Pastor on Call function

  • Respond appropriately to various pastoral duties (i.e. family situations, hospital visits, weddings, funerals)

Directly Supervise

  • Director of Children’s Ministry

  • Director of Student Ministry

  • Associate Director of LIFT

  • Associate Director of Event Childcare

  • Director of Weekday Preschool

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Ministry, or related field

  • 5 -10 yeas of progressively responsible ministry leadership experience

  • Proven experience in the following areas of study:

    • Exhibited knowledge of God’s Word

    • 2-5 years supervisory experience in leading individuals and teams

    • Strong verbal and written communication

    • Ability to work well in a team environment

    • Solid interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

    • Ability to create and cast vision

    • Experience teaching and shepherding children and students

    • Experience developing/training leaders

    • Experience in program/event planning

    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and database systems

Gifts

  • Faith

  • Leadership

  • Wisdom

  • Discernment

  • Administration

  • Shepherding

  • Teaching

Please submit your resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Associate Pastor – Experience is responsible for leadership of the Experience Team, which includes Facilities, First Impressions, Production Arts, and Worship Arts at the Fishers campus of Grace Church.

General

  • Oversee the creative process for weekend service design at the Fishers campus

  • Participate in the continuity process for weekend services

  • Participate in the Fishers Lead Team

  • Coordinate with Experience staff from all campuses to ensure consistency

  • Assist the Campus Pastor, as needed

Facilities

  • Supervise Facilities staff, including coaching, training, shepherding, and performance management

  • Oversee facility and resource scheduling and processes, coordinating with event management staff from all campuses to ensure consistency

  • Oversee access to campus buildings and safety procedures, including safety training and coordinating onsite support from the head safety coordinator

  • Manage financial operations of the campus

  • Recruit, develop, and shepherd volunteers and volunteer leaders who support campus operations including safety & periodic facility projects

  • Manage internal processes, data, and software required for the operations of the campus, including Planning Center Services, SALTO, Rock Room Management System and Shelby

 First Impressions

  • Supervise First Impressions staff, including coaching, training, shepherding, and performance management

  • Responsible for overall brand and look of the facility in all public areas, classrooms, and meeting areas including interior design, décor, furnishings, and signage

Production Arts and Worship Arts

  • Supervise Production Arts staff, including coaching, training, shepherding, and performance management

  • Supervise Worship Arts staff, including coaching, training, shepherding, and performance management

  • ​Responsible for overall environment and experience of weekend worship services, campus events, and shared events occurring at the Fishers campus

Directly Supervises

  • Director – Facilities

  • Director – Production Arts

  • Director – Worship Arts

  • Associate Director – First Impressions

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Ministry preferred

  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in leading and coaching others

  • Proven leadership abilities

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Solid interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Time management and scheduling

    • Project management

    • Computer proficiency

    • Ability to perform in a high-energy, dynamic environment

    • High level of initiative and self-motivation

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Administration

  • Shepherding

  • Hospitality 

Please submit your resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Director of Children’s Ministry is responsible for the leadership, oversight, and shepherding of the 146th St campus children’s ministry staff and volunteer teams. This role is designed to assist Grace Church in teaching children the story of God and making disciples so they can be launched into God’s Kingdom from an early age.

Responsibilities ​

  • Meet regularly with the Associate Pastor of Children & Student Ministries for information, continuity, and encouragement.

  • Partner with the overall Grace Kids’ leadership team to develop strategic ministry plan and process outcomes.

  • Cast and implement vision with staff and volunteer leadership teams.

  • Equip and encourage Children & Student Ministries Associate Directors, meeting at least twice a month.

  • Facilitate and assist in developing leaders and apprentices in Grace Kids.

  • Create opportunities for greater connection and community with volunteer leaders.

  • Oversee all aspects of Children’s Ministry at the campus level, including weekend programming and events.

  • Provide support to grade level Assistant Directors by leading in their absence every 8-10 weeks

  • Provide timely and consistent communication to families and volunteer leaders.

  • Update ministry manuals for volunteer leaders as needed.

  • Manage Connections for Grace Kids by processing and placing anyone interested in serving in Grace Kids into an active serving role.

  • Champion a secure and welcoming environment for children and families, ensuring that all safety processes and protocols are consistently followed.

  • Manage resources, including oversight of budget and calendar.

  • Pray regularly over the ministry areas.

Pastoral Duties

  • Serve the staff and congregation in Pastor-on-Call function.

  • Respond appropriately to various pastoral needs (e.g. family situations, hospital visits, weddings, funerals, coordinating meal plans for families when necessary). 

Directly Supervise

  • Associate Director of Birth- 3years

  • Associate Director of Preschool- 1st Grade

  • Associate Director of 2nd- 5th Grade

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Ministry Preferred.

  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible education, childhood development or ministry experience

  • Ability to bend, reach, and lift to 50 lbs.

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Exhibited knowledge of God’s Word

    • Leading young children in both small and large group settings

    • Knowledge of childhood development, and how to connect with children

    • Leading, coaching, shepherding adults and teens in a team environment

    • Developing and equipping people in ministry

    • Training & public speaking

    • Ability to work well in a team environment

    • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and database systems

  • Weekly and weekend hours are required, and some evenings as necessary.

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Administration

  • Shepherding

  • Teaching

  • Faith

  • Wisdom

  • Discernment

Please submit your resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

Grace Kids Event Childcare is the childcare program that takes place during evening ministry events throughout the year. This role is designed to provide a safe, loving and engaging environment for children in our Event childcare programs, as well as assist Grace Church in loving children to Jesus and in demonstrating Grace's core values to these children and their families.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide quality and dependable care for children such as diaper changes, encouraging safe play, secure check-in and out procedure, etc.

  • Follow safe and reasonable childcare practices and discipline.

  • Contact Childcare Coordinator if unable to provide care.

  • Return the room to the way it originally was by picking up toys, vacuuming and cleaning messes as needed.

  • Inventory needed supplies and let Childcare Coordinator know when supplies are low (diapers, snacks, etc.)

  • Maintain nursery cleanliness by wiping down all used toys with disinfectant wipes after every use. Sanitizing all toys, mats, etc. two times a year using a bleach bath solution.

  • Discuss with Childcare Coordinator any concerns about children when necessary.

Requirements

  • Ability to work evening shifts

  • Must be 16+ with a work permit

  • Childcare staff may bring children with them up to 5th grade

  • CPR not required, but beneficial

Gifts

  • Helps

  • Encouragement

Please submit your resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Job Board

We are excited to share our new job board with you! Looking for a job? This is a great place to find one that fits you. Are you an employer looking to post a job? You can post your openings on this job board. We hope this serves the people of Grace and our community with a tangible way to end the broken place of poverty. 

Urban Ministry Internships

Shepherd Community Center is a compassionate ministry on the near-eastside of Indianapolis that cultivates healthier children, stronger families, and a safer neighborhood. Their mission is to break the cycle of poverty in the second generation by becoming part of both parents’ and children’s lives. The Heart of the City Summer Intern Project is designed to offer young, emerging leaders a dynamic hands-on ministry experience in the urban culture. Interns are immersed in ministry with children and teens by teaching day camps, mentoring high school students, helping with evangelistic outreaches and work projects.
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