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Thank you for your interest in staff opportunities at Grace Church. To be placed in a staff role at Grace Church, you must be (or be willing to become) a member of the Covenant Community. If you're interested in applying, email your cover letter and resume directly to Beth Bertino. 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.

Grace Church Job Openings

Purpose of the Job

Grace Kids Event Childcare is the childcare program which 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 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 child care 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

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Purpose of the Job

The temporary part-time Director of LIFT Ministry is responsible for the oversight of Grace Church’s ministry to children and students with disabilities and their families during the maternity leave of the current full-time director. This role is responsible for shepherding LIFT volunteers, including Buddies, as well as management of a self-contained LIFT room & weekend worship experience, and ministry to families and caretakers of children with disabilities. This role is designed to assist Grace Church in loving children to Jesus Christ and to provide a safe, loving and engaging environment for children to learn and worship.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Lead LIFT classroom volunteer leaders and Buddies during weekend services

  • Schedule volunteers as needed for weekend services and events

  • Continue developing an encouraging environment by building relationships with volunteer leaders, children, students, and families

  • Provide vision, leadership and training for volunteer leaders serving in Grace Kids LIFT rooms and Buddies in GK rooms each service hour

  • Coordinate all expressions of ministry to families of children with disabilities, including scheduled family events, Mom’s group, special events, etc.

  • Oversee LIFT rooms including ensuring appropriate room design, and maintaining a safe environment

  • Plan and oversee the preparation of creative activities to supplement the curriculum in a way that reflects the mission of Grace Kids

  • Communicate with parents as needed

  • Serve as a front-line greeter to welcome new families who have children with disabilities

  • Write curriculum for Large Group teaching to be used at all campuses.

  • Lead the LIFT large group teachers in planning and preparing creative lesson presentations (including set design, a/v tech support, creative communication and music)

  • Proactively promote the LIFT ministry to the community

  • Enhance the visibility and clarity of information regarding the LIFT ministry on the Grace website and other communications tools of Grace  

  • Meet monthly with the Grace Kids staff for team-building, planning, and prayer

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Ministry Preferred

  • Licensing in Special Needs education preferred

  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible special needs education, or special needs ministry experience

  • Able to regularly bend, stoop, reach, and lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Computer experience including Outlook, Word & Excel

  • Able to work a regular weekend schedule

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Teaching, leading and caring for children with disabilities

    • Leading, coaching, shepherding adults in a team environment

    • Developing and equipping people in ministry

    • Ability to work well in a team environment

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Shepherding

  • Administration

  • Creativity

  • Teaching

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Internship Opportunities

Grace Church Internships 

The Center for Church Leadership is Grace's commitment to leadership development for the sake of multiplying the church as we launch leaders into the mission of God. To learn more about the Summer and/or Year-Long Internship Programs, visit the Center for Church Leadership page of our website.
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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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Nehemiah Vision Ministry Internships

The internship program at Nehemiah Vision Ministries combines discipleship with leadership development in a missions environment. Interns have the opportunity to interact and learn in a different culture while helping NVM in their mission and vision to help bring people from darkness to light; from hopelessness to eternal life. They have internship experiences for team facilitators, nurses, teachers, English Camp administrative assistants and more! 

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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.