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To apply, please click on the job title you are interested in and submit your resume along with a short cover letter stating why you wish to be considered. We will review your submission and reply to the candidates best suited to the position. NorthEast of the Well is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce.

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Current Openings

Position Description:

The Outreach and Teaching Associate is a full-time, high energy position and will report to our Director of Ministry Operations.  The position is highly visible and combines the development and advancement of critical ministry partnerships with day-to-day outreach activities at the various programs and venues where NorthEast serves.  Activities include planning, teaching or assisting with Bible studies, discipleship groups, community gatherings and special events.  This individual will reflect the DNA of our ministry, relate to the population we serve and exhibit a burden to share the Gospel with people who can be difficult but are hungry for truth.  We require an activator/connector who can push through challenging circumstances in a way that honors Christ and welcomes the outcast.  The work schedule varies from week to week and involves evening activities.  

Areas of Focus:

  • Outreach:  Help the ministry gain access and come alongside those living in programs, motels or working on the streets of Orange County and Long Beach.  
  • Promotion:  Build awareness and create opportunities for churches, social service providers and other community organizations to support our mission.
  • Teaching:  Lead or assist with Bible studies for various programs served by NorthEast, either virtually or in person.  Lead or assist with discipleship groups and leadership development activities.
  • Relationship building:  Build trust and develop authentic connections with those who are wary of the institutional church.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Development and follow-through on an outreach plan in conjunction with ministry operations and teaching staff, ensuring objectives are fully met or exceeded;
  • Planning and/or leading engaging Bible studies that are relatable, practical and biblically sound;
  • Maintaining a database of resources available to assist with needs such as drug treatment/recovery, shelters, community organizations, safe houses.
  • Developing opportunities for churches and other partners to support the goals and vision of NorthEast through volunteer engagement and other support strategies;
  • Maintaining records that accurately reflect participation and attendance at all NorthEast activities

Job Requirements:

  • A strong, vibrant Christian faith evidenced by a compelling personal testimony;
  • Ability to relate, through personal or ministry experience in the areas of substance abuse, incarceration/re-entry, sex trafficking, homelessness or underserved people highly preferred.
  • A track record of mission involvement reaching marginalized and vulnerable people; 
  • A love of Scripture and a desire to share it in a way that affirms the dignity of those unfamiliar with the Bible, without watering down the truth;
  • Effective organizational and planning skills; attention to detail; 
  • Ability to embrace diverse cultures and ethnicities;
  • Must model a mature Christian faith in one’s attitude, speech and behavior.
  • Team player: must have a willingness to pitch in when, where and however needed.

Benefits include employer-subsidized health and retirement accounts, paid holidays, vacation and sick time.  NorthEast of the Well is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace.  

IN ADDITION TO A RESUME, APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COVER LETTER AND A SHORT PERSONAL TESTIMONY OF THEIR FAITH JOURNEY.

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Job Brief:

We are seeking an experienced, full-time administrative assistant who is a passionate Christ-follower with a highly professional skill set that can support our day-to-day operations. This individual will work closely with our Executive Director (ED) and be part of a team that ensures our strategic ministry goals are met in a way that reflects the values of shared ownership, transparency, excellence and stewardship. They will help create and maintain a working environment where clear communication and teamwork are balanced with the need for individual initiative and accountability. Above all, they will represent NorthEast in a way that honors Christ and affirms the dignity of all people.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Organization and maintenance of ED files, both physical and electronic;
  • Helping draft, proofread, edit and manage ministry correspondence and reports;
  • Calendaring and management of ED appointments, teaching/preaching, meetings and other activities;
  • Making/managing travel arrangements for ministry business as needed;
  • Answering of ministry phones, responding to requests for assistance or information, greeting and assisting visitors;
  • Handling highly sensitive and confidential information with discretion and diplomacy;
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date files for vendors, contracts, property, etc.
  • Making necessary preparations for staff or other meetings, such as creating an agenda, ordering food or supplies and other logistical tasks;
  • Oversight of donor database and handling of weekly donor acknowledgement lists;
  • Verbal and written communication with a broad range of community members, partners, donors, board of directors and other stakeholders;
  • Ensuring procedures and practices that support our HR policies are in place and are being consistently adhered to;
  • Working alongside our program administrator to ensure corporate and board documentation is up to date and in good order.

Job Requirements:

  • A strong, vibrant Christian faith and a burden to use one’s gifts for Kingdom purposes.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar administrative role,  preferably with a non-profit organization; 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Ability to relate effectively and appropriately with a wide range of individuals, from homeless to CEO; 
  • Ability to “read the room” and respond to non-verbal as well as verbal cues
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Highly proficient with office technology and software (MS Office, Google docs, etc.)
  • Experience using CRM/donor/fundraising software programs
  • Familiarity with general HR practices and procedures within a small organization
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks, payroll and general bookkeeping strongly preferred.

Benefits include employer-subsidized health and retirement accounts, paid holidays, vacation and sick time.  NorthEast of the Well is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace.  

IN ADDITION TO A RESUME, APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COVER LETTER AND A SHORT PERSONAL TESTIMONY OF THEIR FAITH JOURNEY.

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Job Brief:

The Worship Minister is an essential member of our ministry staff, responsible for ensuring that meaningful, high quality worship is part of our community gatherings, Bible studies and other activities, in a variety of settings. Following a year in which these took place primarily online, the Worship Minister will focus on building and leading a small team of musicians and vocalists that will engage, model and lead our community to enter in and respond to the presence of the Holy Spirit, as we resume in-person activities. Additionally, this individual will embrace the mission of NorthEast, participate as part of our community and minister in a relational way to those we serve beyond the worship stage. The Worship Minister will exemplify a life set apart for Christ in their personal habits, discipline, relationships and priorities. This is a full-time position requiring 2-3 evenings a week and an occasional weekend.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction for NorthEast of the Well in the area of worship that is in line with the overall vision, purpose and mission of our ministry. 
  • Model and lead authentic worship in an invitational style – drawing people in, using creativity, encouraging participation, and pointing them to Jesus.
  • Build contacts with local talent; recruit musicians, singers and other team members sufficient for ministry needs and to prepare for anticipated growth.
  • Plan and establish weekly/monthly plan for worship, keeping in mind teaching themes, scheduling issues and working closely with pastors, teachers and coordinators of each gathering.
  • Serve as “producer” and worship lead for each community gathering and lead or assign team members for smaller gatherings (Bible studies, etc.).
  • Ensure lighting, sound, video, worship software and other equipment are in proper working order and ready for each gathering.
  • Create and distribute set lists with chart attachments as needed for each worship event (print and online); maintain song database.
  • Assist in planning, implementing and leading worship for special events such as church outings, fundraising events, conferences and other activities.
  • Communicate standards and expectations with love and patience to team members while holding them accountable for punctuality, preparation and performance standards.
  • Offer team members as well as NorthEast staff opportunities to provide feedback and contribute to the quality and content of worship.
  • Lead and guide worship team to grow in their faith and in their giftedness. 

Requirements:

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a passion to serve Him through one’s giftedness.
  • Agreement with the mission, vision, and Statement of Faith of NorthEast of the Well.
  • Strong record of developing and growing an effective team of musicians, singers and support staff.
  • A deep knowledge and desire to share God’s Word.
  • Experience as lead vocalist, excellent skills on at least one instrument (guitar or keyboard).
  • Ability to coordinate and effectively lead a worship team.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Faithful, available, teachable.

Benefits include employer-subsidized health and retirement accounts, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. NorthEast of the Well is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace.  

IN ADDITION TO A RESUME, APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COVER LETTER AND A SHORT PERSONAL TESTIMONY OF THEIR FAITH JOURNEY.

Apply Online