Jobs & Internships

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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 Coordinator of Facilities / Maintenance cares for the maintenance and upkeep of the physical properties of Grace Church – 146th Street and assists with setups, teardowns and light housekeeping duties. The Facilties / Maintenance Coordinator reports to the Director of Facilities / Events and will work directly with the Associate Director of Facilities / Maintenance and the Associate Director of Facilities to effectively and efficiently manage the facility and grounds. 

Responsibilities  

Maintenance Duties  

  • Perform low to mid-level proactive and reactive maintenance and repair projects including, but not limited to:  

  • Basic carpentry  

  • Drywall patches and repairs  

  • General painting  

  • Furniture assembly and repairs  

  • Light bulb replacement and minor electrical repairs  

  • Basic plumbing  

  • Basic roof and drain maintenance  

  • Spot cleaning, carpet tile replacement and vinyl plank replacement and repair  

  • Perform routine grounds maintenance (including, but not limited to, mowing, trimming, mulching, spreading salt, pulling weeds, clearing drains, and outdoor sweeping)  

Set Up and Custodial Duties 

  • Assist with the set up and tear down of resources used in event spaces within the facility 

  • Perform custodial duties as they relate to the preparation of meeting and event spaces including carpet care, vacuuming, bathroom cleaning, and removing trash  

  • Assist with deliveries and on-site vendor support, as needed   

Indirectly Leads 

  • Volunteers 

Requirements  

  • High school diploma or equivalent required  

  • 2-5 years consistent experience in maintenance and repair (certification in technical trade preferred, but not required) 

  • Must be able to stand and walk during most of shift; able to push, pull, lift and move up to 50 lbs. regularly; able to work in various positions, including but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending, sitting and kneeling  

  • Comfort with heights, climbing ladders and working on roofs or above ceilings  

  • Proven experience in the areas of time management, self-motivation and reliability  

  • Able to operate machinery including, but not limited to, riding mower, lift, and fork truck 


*Must be able to work nights, weekends and events
 

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Purpose of the Job

The Coordinator of Volunteer Engagement will help provide opportunities for the people of Grace to engage in the mission of God. They will oversee the administrative details of all projects related to volunteer engagement for the Care Center and Short-term trips.

Responsibilities  

  • Consult with the Director of Engagement in creating strategic direction for engagement.

  • Problem solve operation and engagement opportunities.

  • Communicate and administer details of engagement programs including first-time volunteers, groups, short term trip participants and regular volunteers.

  • Manage online tools for volunteer management and trip management

  • Manage volunteer emails and calls

  • Manage and communicate the volunteer open needs.

  • Track and record stats

  • Attend meetings, staff retreats, activities, etc.

  • Help with programs and events

Requirements  

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in administration

  • Personal Characteristics:

    • Adaptable flexible personality style.

    • Calm under pressure

    • Strong desire for organization

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Time management and scheduling

    • Computer proficiency, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

    • High level of initiative and self-motivation

    • Ability to perform in a high energy environment

Desired Gifts  

  • Administration

  • Helps 

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Purpose of the Job

The Director of Hospitality and Events is responsible for the mission and direction of all hospitality efforts at Grace Church 146; contributing to the vision of the Experience Team in creating warm, welcoming environments, defining moments, and strategic events for the congregation and surrounding community. 

Responsibilities  

  • Provide vision, direction, shepherding, execution, and development of all expressions of hospitality at Grace Church 146, including, but not limited to: Weekday Reception, Weekend First Impressions, oversight of the Grace Bookstore and Café, seasonal interior décor, and key campus and community events

  • Recruit, train, and oversee volunteer development in ministry areas

  • Plan and implement team volunteer appreciation events

  • Maintain volunteer and congregational data management

  • Coordinate with Grace Fishers and North Indy Campuses to develop Best Practices for First Impressions/Hospitality at Grace Church

  • Support and maintain campus-specific event communications

  • Oversee all incoming requests for utilization of Grace Church 146 facilities

  • Collaborate with Facilities Team in the design and functionality of all public spaces

  • Manage and maintain guest follow-up procedures as well as meet with visitors or new Grace attenders within the church-wide database

  • Schedule staff positions on large weekend services (Easter and Christmas)

  • Project Manage and oversee all quarterly Grace 146 campus-specific events

  • Attend and contribute to the Grace 146 Design Team in helping create defining moments for the weekend service experience

  • Perform other tasks related to the Grace guest experience as needed

  • Shepherd all volunteer teams and staff team members

Directly Supervises 

  • Associate Director of Hospitality and Events

  • Associate Director of the Grace Bookstore and Café

Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, ministry or related field preferred

  • 3+ years of progressively responsible ministry experience

  • Ability to work weekends, nights and holidays

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill

    • Leading and shepherding groups and teams

    • Demonstrated knowledge in group dynamics

    • Training, teaching and public speaking

    • Motivating and supervising others

    • Conflict resolution

Desired Gifts  

  • Hospitality

  • Leadership

  • Administration

  • Encouragement

  • Shepherding

  • Creative Communications

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Purpose of the Job

The Executive Assistant provides administrative and operational support to the Executive Pastor and Central Administrative Team by organizing projects and tasks, timeline development, communication, budget administration, event planning, and results monitoring.   

Responsibilities ​

Support Executive Pastor   
  • Assist Executive Pastor in maintaining relationships with staff members, church partners, etc.. 

    • Manage correspondence and mailings 

    • Schedule appointments and coordinate calendars 

    • Field Executive Pastor emails and phone calls; assist in email and phone follow-up 

  • Assist Executive Pastor with Church Planting Responsibilities 

  • Assist Executive Pastor and Human Resources with staff meetings, staff retreats, and all other all staff events 

  • Assist Executive Pastor in prioritization and implementation of strategic plans 

Miscellaneous Administration 

  • Scribe and distribute notes for key meetings 

  • Provide administrative support to Administrative Team initiatives as needed 

  • Coordinate local and international travel arrangements 

  • Process expense reports 

  • Coordinate project details including but not limited to: 

    • Event Planning (venue reservation, meal coordination, supply purchasing, etc.) 

    • Event communication 

    • Project-related purchasing 

    • ​Tracking funds and budgets, preparing invoices for payment, etc. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Ministry desired   

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:   

    • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in administration, executive support and/or project management   

    • Estimating and establishing budgets for various deliverables   

  • Computer literacy including advanced skills in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel required 

  • Established competence in the following areas of knowledge:  

    • Ability to establish and meet deadlines  

    • High capacity for details in fast-paced environment  

    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously   

    • Aptitude for organization   

    • Capability in event and meeting planning   

    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing   

    • Capable of maintaining high degree of confidentiality 

    • Skilled in self-motivation and initiative   

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Administration

  • Helps

  • Encouragement

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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Purpose of the Job

The Senior Director of IS (Information Systems) is responsible and accountable for overseeing all database and IS functions within Grace Church. This position will oversee the Information Systems team to manage and direct Grace’s database systems & features, data integrity, data solutions, and key initiatives involving communications tools and technology.

Responsibilities ​

  • Develop and implement strategies and processes to maintain Grace’s database solutions 

  • Oversee day-to-day activities of Information Systems team 

  • Provide database guidance and support to Grace staff

  • Build systems, teams, and reports to assist ministries in Grace’s mission

  • Troubleshoot complex database issues in a timely manner

  • Supervise installation, migration, upgrades of database management

  • Develop best practices for operational efficiency

  • Ensure database management and maintenance tasks are performed effectively across the organization

  • Perform regular audits to ensure data integrity and quality 

  • Provide regular updates and reports to Lead Team and Ministry Leaders on database project status

Requirements

  • Experience in Information Technology, development, or database management

  • Knowledge and/or experience with SQL and/or ASP.net / C#

  • Ability to solve complex problems with simple and elegant solutions

  • General knowledge of systems, servers, and database tools

  • Precision to detail and a high bar for excellence

  • Recruit, lead, train, and manage paid staff on IS team

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Administration

  • Problem Solving

  • Data Analyzation & Strategy 

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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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