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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 the 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

This role exists to fully transition and prepare all gathering spaces, and to perform related cleaning responsibilities for the Grace Church Fishers facility.  

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • 20 hrs/week, nights and weekends as needed 

  • Custodial cleaning in all gathering spaces to include vacuuming, dusting, surface cleaning, and stain removal.

  • Floor care and maintenance to include vacuuming, spot cleaning, gum removal, carpet tile replacement, mopping and the use of the riding vacuum cleaner.

  • Bathroom cleaning to include toilets, urinals, sinks, partitions, dispensers, and floors.

  • Trash and recycling removal.

  • Set up & tear down in all gathering spaces to include chairs, tables, and other loose furniture pieces.

  • Assist with light landscaping, outdoor sweeping and light grounds projects 


Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

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

  • 2-5 years of consistent job history, preferably in the area of cleaning or maintenance.

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill: 

    • Time Management

    • Self Motivation

    • Reliability 


Gifts

  • Helps

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Purpose of the Job

The Director of Small Groups & Programming for LOW is responsible for the leadership, training and shepherding of Assistant Directors, Coaches, Small Group Leaders and Teachers for the LOW ministry. This role is designed to assist Grace Church in loving children in this age group to Jesus Christ and to provide a safe, loving and engaging environment for children to learn and worship.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit, develop and train LOW Assistant Directors, Coaches, Small Group Leaders and Teachers

  • Schedule volunteer leaders as needed for weekend services 

  • Prepare weekly the Large Group Worship pod for weekend services 

  • Oversee LOW rooms including ensuring appropriate room design, age-appropriate materials, and child safe environments 

  • Oversee and assist during services – All volunteer leaders for LOW (Assistant Directors, Coaches, Small Group Leaders, Large Group Teachers, Puppeteers, and Production volunteer leaders) 

  • Meet quarterly with LOW Assistant Directors, Coaches, and Teachers for individual shepherding 

  • Create ways to build community among your leaders 

  • Provide leadership, encouragement, resources and shepherding to LOW volunteer leaders 

  • Provide equipping opportunities regularly throughout the year according to our Leadership Development Pathway 

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

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Ministry Preferred 

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

    • Leading children in a small group setting 

    • Connection with children and knowledge of early childhood development o Leading, coaching, shepherding adults in a team environment o Developing and equipping people in ministry 

    • Ability to work well in a team environment

Desired Gifts

  • Leadership 

  • Shepherding 

  • Administration 

  • Teaching

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Purpose of the Job

This role exists to provide consistent direction to the use of the Grace 146th Street Campus facility for internal and external ministry related events.  The Director of Ministry Event Planning will interface with staff throughout the church on event planning and use of Management software for reservations and Support Services. This individual is responsible for establishing event management goals and policies, which promote cost effective and judicious use of Grace facilities.  

Essential Job Responsibilities

Event Coordination

  • Consult with ministry teams in planning and implementation of internal events, including but not limited to, volunteer gatherings, classes, conferences, seminars, worship services, drama productions, GKCamp, etc.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for approving and coordinating external events hosted by Grace including, but not limited to, community events, partner events, and large scale events (such as Leadership Summit, not for profit seminars, etc.).

  • Partner with Grace Care ministry team in utilizing volunteer teams and contracted staff to coordinate weddings and funerals.

  • Develop and update building use and reservation policies within the Admin Handbook Communicate, train & enforce policies with staff & outside groups. 

  • Oversee the usage of linens and cutlery

  • Periodically assist with Guest Service teammates on weekend events and first impression efforts

Event Software Oversight

  • Review new Event software requests within 24 hours

    • Identify and resolve reservation conflicts

    • Coordinate with Support Services staff regarding event needs

    • Provide responses to ministry teams in a timely manner

  • Manage Event software database, including coordination of system updates, resolution of program errors, and cooperation with vendor regarding system enhancements

  • Create and run regular and annual reports regarding building usage and events

  • Provide regular training to staff in use of Event software, including new hire orientation

Administration

  • Maintain any equipment or supplies necessary to accomplish goals

  • Other duties as assigned by Associate Pastor of Guest Services 

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • 2 – 5 years of progressively responsible event management/facilities experience

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. comfortably

  • Ability to stand, bend, twist, and reach regularly during work day

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill: 

    • Time Management

    • Self-motivation

    • Attention to details

Desired Gifts

  • Helps

  • Leadership

  • Administration 

  • Discernment

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Purpose of the Job

This role is primarily responsible for oversight of production operations associated with the Prayer and Discipleship Ministry, Outreach and Care Ministry, Merge (High School Ministry), as well as other special events at the Grace 146th campus. Our volunteers are highly valued and Involved in fully operating our audio, video and lighting roles. You will be responsible for our pre-teen thru adult volunteer’s success in serving these ministries, through effectively leading, shepherding, training, and scheduling. These responsibilities include on-call support, first tier production troubleshooting, and setting up and operating production equipment as needed.

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, and shepherd Production Arts volunteers, scheduling them in their volunteer responsibilities with the Production Arts Ministry. This also includes being a significant contact with the community of Grace Church, connecting with them periodically outside of their volunteer responsibilities to be available to them for spiritual and personal guidance.

  • Be the primary production contact for all Prayer and Discipleship Ministries, Outreach and Care Ministries, Merge (High School Ministry), Special Events and other distinct 146th street campus ministry activities (onsite and offsite) to assess and respond to their production needs including obtaining event details, providing creative input, development of event program flow, and providing technical support to those events as required. This will require regular and timely interaction with these ministries.

  • Lead and shepherd the Production Arts Special Events Team of volunteers for 146th St campus that supports special events such as Weddings, Funerals, Prayer Gatherings, movie nights, etc

  • Support the 146th Production Arts team (with appropriate training) to provide needed assistance or covering the role of other team members as needed.

  • This position requires a strong, previously demonstrated leadership gift & passion, including exceptional communication & organizational skills in working with multiple styles of people and ministries, desiring their success over your own.

  • Requires an adaptable, flexible personality style, expecting and thriving on varied hours and tasks, new challenges, working with a wide-range of personalities, and ever-changing priorities.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Provide primary training of audio, video, lighting, staging theory, and equipment operation to all levels of volunteers, from novice to expert. Translate and communicate complex equipment theory and operation in a “layman” style, as appropriate for each person.

  • Identify and report technical issues (submitting service tickets). Coordinating with the Systems Team in performing any maintenance of basic equipment within any venue. This may involve various projects such as equipment research, installation, routine cleanings, or ‘first-tier’ level repair of broken components.

  • Manage technical needs of ministries at off-site events or retreats including planning and coordination of equipment rentals, setup, operation, tear-down, etc.

  • As a Production Arts Integrated Team member, this role will coordinate with all Production Arts teams of Grace Church in supporting projects or church events including weekend services, weddings, funerals, paid events, Covenant Community, etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of large-scale theatrical, concert, and or church production systems. This includes, but is not limited to, audio, lighting, staging, computer graphics, and video broadcast equipment.

  • Must have a passion for both large scale and small scale technical equipment, willing to support and work with both.

  • Must possess the ability to train and lovingly support all types (age, experience, gender) of volunteers, in a creative and patient manner, in the use of production equipment and processes.

  • Ability to translate the operation of technical equipment into “layman” terms.

  • Ability to provide general troubleshooting of technical equipment, including translating it into documentation.

General Requirements

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field desired

  • Must be physically able to maneuver heavy stage equipment including platforms and equipment

  • Must be comfortable operating hydraulic lifts and working above 30 feet

  • Must be able to place a high priority on safety including working around significant power distribution, hanging heavy items, operating automated batons, and transporting high-value equipment

  • Regular weekend and evening work will be required.

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Grace Church Internships

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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