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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

The Associate Pastor of Grace Care oversees pastoral care ministries as central support to all campuses by championing crisis and chronic care management to the community of Grace Church. Grace Church values safe and loving environments along with strategic relationships for people to address brokenness in their lives by seeking God-centered movement in community with others. Ultimately we want our people to feel loved and supported while they move towards healing and wholeness so they can live fully into their destiny in the mission of God.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Oversee Grace Care Ministries at all Campuses

  • Lead systems and methodology providing crisis and chronic care to attenders.

  • Oversee the Pastor on Call functions to address the urgent care of attenders and walk-in requests at all campuses.

  • Oversee the selection process for the addition of counselors, psychologists, and coaches for the Grace Care Professional Referral list.

  • Oversee, develop and cast vision for 180Xchange Recovery Ministry.

  • Share teaching and facilitation of 180Xchange communities with Director of Recovery Ministries.

  • Develop key relationships at Grace Campuses with Grace staff and lead volunteers.

  • Identify volunteers in Grace Care who demonstrate leadership potential and provide opportunities for them to learn and develop through Center for Church Leadership Volunteer Leadership Pathway.

  • Develop and shepherd volunteer leaders through our life and soul coaching structures that provide direct shepherding and coaching as central support to all campuses and ministries.


Central Support for Strategic and Crisis Care
  • Develop decentralized central support strategies for individual and family care and enrichment, recovery ministries, and crisis care referrals.

  • Oversee the funeral and wedding processes at Grace Church.

  • Build relationships with other local churches, non-profits, therapists and recovery organizations to share resources, and to develop crisis and chronic care better practices.

  • Liaison with Preaching Team and Worship Design Team to provide consulting for services dealing with emotional and relational health.

  • Consult with Pastors and Elders when church discipline is being considered.

  • Consult with Campus Pastors and their ministry team leaders in developing and implementing enrichment and developmental events and methodology within their groups/teams.


Manage Operations of Grace Care Ministry
  • Manage resources of the Grace Care team including oversight of budget and calendar.

  • Oversee processes, including databases, metrics, formal communications, overall project design, and integration within Grace Church.

  • Supervise Grace Care Staff team including:

    • Director of Project Management / Grace Care

    • Director of Recovery Ministries

    • Director of Compassionate Care

Pastoral Duties

  • Serve the staff and congregation in Pastor on Call functions.

  • Participate in rotation for weddings, funerals, and other pastoral functions.

  • Provide staff pastoral care support.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, ministry, or related field desired.

  • 5-10 years of progressively responsible ministry experience.

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

  • Leading and shepherding groups and teams.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in pastoral guidance/care/spiritual authority.

  • Training, teaching and public speaking.

  • Motivating, coaching and supervising others.

  • Conflict resolution & soul care.

  • Operational ministry management experience.

Desired Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Encouragement

  • Shepherding

  • Teaching

  • Administration

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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.  The Director of Case Management 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.  

Essential Job Responsibilities

Care Center Operations

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

  • Consult with the Associate Pastor of the Care Center in designing the Care Center model for additional campuses

  • Design and implement case management procedures for each friend in the Co-op

  • Represent the Care Center to other local agencies, churches, and ministries

  • Identify and track budget for the Care Center

  • Lead and operate Care Center shifts on a cross functional rotation

 
Leadership Development

  • Identify and recruit volunteers to help serve and lead within the Care Center

  • Identify and train team leaders, coaches and assistant directors in the leadership development pipeline

 
Services, Programs and Events

  • Referral Services

    • Process and manage the schedule and the training

  • The Bridge Program

    • Develop and manage the opportunities

  • Relief Packet and Benevolence Program

    • Manage the program and communication to our friends

  • Micro Financing Program

    • Process and manage vehicle loan program, savings program and micro loan program

  • Care Center Community Fair

    • Help manage and organize the event

 
Administration

  • Implement facilitation details including, but not limited to:

    • Room reservation, event arrangements and details

    • Communication strategies

    • Scheduling and calendars

    • Data capturing and recording

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 and entrepreneurial

    • Enjoys fast paced environment and multi-tasking

    • Highly detailed and organized

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

    • Systems design and project management

    • Working knowledge of CCDA principles

    • Recruitment and management of volunteers and volunteer teams

    • Social/Non-profit services

Desired Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Encouragement

  • Teaching

  • Shepherding

  • Mercy

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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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