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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

Ministry Overview:

NorthEast of the Well is a Christian ministry incorporated as a 501 c)3 non-profit in 2011. Our mission: to bring God's Word into hard-to-reach places, empowering those struggling with addiction, abuse, incarceration, and sexual exploitation to discover a new identity and step into their purpose. We offer hope through the Gospel message, belonging through a shared journey and tools that provide a path to independence. NorthEast serves people living in drug treatment and transitional programs, safe houses, shelters, and jails in Southern California, partnering with over two dozen faith-based and secular organizations in a way that both enhances and reinforces their work.

Position Description:

Our Communication and Development Manager has wide-ranging responsibility for advancing our brand, capturing the interest of a broad demographic, and creating opportunities to promote, sustain and expand the mission. The position requires creativity, teamwork, and the ability to produce quantifiable results. Above all, this individual will represent NorthEast in a way that embodies our Christian values and demonstrates strong social acumen in a variety of settings and people groups.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and oversee an annual fundraising plan that aligns with our ministry strategic plan that includes a blueprint to expand support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Help donors accomplish their philanthropic goals through a relationship with our organization.
  • Identify and build relationships with new and prospective donors.
  • Generate ideas and create campaigns that increase revenue and strengthen donor loyalty.
  • Manage the core functions of our CRM software; oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing.
  • Working alongside a volunteer fundraising committee, oversee the organization and management of special events.
  • Working alongside our grant writer, develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising.
  • Identify opportunities and create compelling and timely communications, via print, conventional and social media, that engage and attract broad demographic.
  • Plan, create and oversee the design, content and production of marketing materials and special event collateral.
  • Communicate with staff, board of directors and partners to promote consistent messaging and capture stories that reflect our impact.

Job Requirements:

  • A strong Christian faith, evidenced by an honest personal testimony and a lifestyle that points to Christ.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading, design skills, including the ability to present concepts verbally.
  • Ability to multi-task and monitor several projects in a deadline-sensitive environment.
  • Understanding of current fundraising trends.
  • Strong leadership skills and the willingness to insist upon high standards of performance.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience with successful fundraising campaigns, special events, and donor development.
  • Knowledge of one or more CRM platforms.

Benefits include employer-subsidized health and retirement accounts, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. NorthEast of the Well is and 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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Ministry Overview:

NorthEast of the Well is a Christian non-profit organization that exists to bring God’s Word into hard-to-reach places, reaching those struggling to overcome generational patterns of abuse, addiction, incarceration and exploitation. We partner with treatment programs, sober living homes, shelters, safe houses and other service providers throughout Orange County and Long Beach to offer hope through the Gospel message, belonging through a shared journey, and tools to equip each person to step into their purpose. Our vision: The outcast becomes the witness.

Position Description:

Working alongside our ministry team, the Re-Entry Coordinator will help develop and implement a biblically based program that integrates the discipleship process with the transition to employment for those whose criminal histories or lack of translatable skills present barriers to meaningful employment. This individual will support each participant’s progress throughout the training period and into their time of employment. In addition, they will be responsible for expanding our reach within the business community to raise awareness and develop job opportunities. 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Adaption of a curriculum that addresses key personal qualities, habits and conduct needed for job success, applied within a biblical framework.
  • Development and oversight of the participant screening process;
  • Engagement of outside speakers and industry professionals to address topics relevant to job seekers;
  • Raising awareness among programs NorthEast serves or partners with;
  • Actively seeking support from business and civic leaders, trade and professional groups, and others;
  • Identification of community based resources available to support the transition process;
  • Establishing relationships with local employers, with emphasis on those that are felony-friendly;
  • Creation and management of a reporting system that reflects individual progress and measures impact.

Job Requirements:

The Re-Entry Coordinator will first and foremost demonstrate a strong Christian faith, evidenced by an authentic personal testimony and sound biblical knowledge. Their faith will be accompanied by a passion to bring the Gospel message to the marginalized and outcast, and to empower people to embrace change within the context of a loving, supportive community. Further requirements include:

  • Prior experience with re-entry or job preparedness programs serving our population, and an understanding of the issues and concerns involved in the transition process;
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with community resource providers and local employers;
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management and attention to detail;
  • Ability to articulate the vision and mission of NorthEast in a way that produces support and investment from stakeholders;
  • Experience in the area of case management, career counseling, job search techniques;
  • Ability to demonstrate strong initiative and produce measurable results.

Benefits include employer-subsidized health and retirement accounts, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. NorthEast of the Well is and 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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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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As part of our ongoing efforts to expand and support the ministry, we are seeking a full-time grant writer who will focus on developing new sources of grant funding. This individual will engage with private sector sources and will conduct extensive research, communication, proposal writing and administration of grants. In addition, the grant writer will take part in selected ministry activities in order to fully understand the need, population served, and impact our ministry has.

Ministry Overview
NorthEast of the Well is a Christian non-profit organization that exists to bring God’s Word into hard-to-reach places, reaching those struggling to overcome generational patterns of abuse, addiction, incarceration and exploitation. We partner with treatment programs, sober living homes, shelters, safe houses and other service providers throughout Orange County and Long Beach to offer hope through the Gospel message, belonging through a shared journey, and tools to equip each person to step into their purpose. Our vision: The outcast becomes the witness.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a compelling narrative that clearly expresses the history, mission and unique ability of our ministry to address specific needs of our target population
  • Researching data that supports our theory of change and points to desired outcomes
  • Identifying grant funding opportunities that match our mission and focus
  • Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders
  • Ensuring that both prospective as well as existing funders receive newsletters and updates on the ministry’s activities and impact
  • Writing, submitting and managing grant proposals
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of the organization’s history, programs and emerging opportunities
  • Assisting with the execution of the development department's strategy
  • Maintaining a calendar of all grant-related activity as well as records of all materials in hard copies and computer databases

Requirements:
The successful candidate will share our Christian faith, evidenced by an authentic personal testimony and agreement with our Statement of Faith (see our website), accompanied by a passion to use one’s skills to see the Gospel message carried to the marginalized and underserved, and to empower people to embrace change within the context of a loving, supportive community. In addition, we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in creative writing, communications or a related field
  • 2+ years of grant writing experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office Word and Excel as well as familiarity with Foundation Directory Online
  • Exceptional communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong people skills
  • Organizational skills and an ability to meet deadlines

Benefits include employer-subsidized health and retirement accounts, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. NorthEast of the Well is and 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

Ministry Overview
NorthEast of the Well is a Christian non-profit organization that exists to bring God’s Word into hard-to-reach places, reaching those struggling to overcome generational patterns of abuse, addiction, incarceration and exploitation. We partner with treatment programs, sober living homes, shelters, safe houses and other service providers throughout Orange County and Long Beach to offer hope through the Gospel message, belonging through a shared journey, and tools to equip each person to step into their purpose. Our vision: The outcast becomes the witness.

Position Description
Worship interns are essential members 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 intern 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 intern will exemplify a life set apart for Christ in their personal habits, discipline, relationships, and priorities. This internship will require a commitment to leading worship 1-2 evenings a week depending on scheduling and availability.

Specific Responsibilities to Include:

  • Model and lead authentic worship in an invitational style – drawing people in, using creativity, encouraging participation, and pointing them to Jesus.
  • Reports to and maintains communication with the Worship Lead regarding scheduling, availability, and debriefing of Bible studies or worship gatherings
  • Bi-weekly meetings with the Worship Lead for check-ins and worship/spiritual formation
  • Work with the Worship Lead to 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 or Bible study.
  • 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 participating worship for special events such as church outings, fundraising events, conferences and other activities.

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.

NorthEast of the Well is and 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