Make Your Career a Mission

Wheeler Mission is committed to giving hope that changes lives through transformational relationship with Jesus Christ. Wheeler Mission considers every position one of ministry and a vital and valued part of our team. Therefore, it is essential that all employees of Wheeler Mission have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe to our Mission, Vision, and Core Values. Employees are encouraged and expected to share the Gospel as opportunities arise.*

 

Wheeler employees strong Christian leaders who want to make a difference in their community.  Our employees serve in many unique ways to help us achieve our mission and bring Christ’s love to those in need.  This includes preparing and serving food to our guests, counseling people through addiction recovery, developing relationships with donors and volunteers, maintaining Wheeler’s facilities, and many other tasks that allow us to continue pursuing God’s work.

 

While Wheeler employees take care of others in our community, Wheeler works to take care of our employees so that they can best carry out their roles and missions.  All full-time employees at Wheeler Mission are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, employer contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan, and paid sick, vacation, and holiday time off.  Part-time employees are also eligible for paid vacation hours and employer contributions to their 403(b) as part of their employment benefits at Wheeler.

 

To apply for any of the openings below, please send your cover letter and resume to HumanResources@wheelermission.org.

List below are our current opportunities:

Indianapolis Area Positions

Staff Accountant
  • The Staff Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting tasks that include accounts payable, reconciliations, reporting, allocations, and other standard accounting functions as assigned.  They will help maintain records, prepare the department for auditing, and assist in payroll processing.
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years of experience in accounting and a BS or BA in accounting is preferred.  The Staff Accountant must have a strong orientation towards customer service, effective communication skills, attention to detail, and must demonstrate a mature Christian walk.
  • The Staff Accountant is a full-time, exempt, salary position.
Housekeeping Associates
  • Position Summary: The Housekeeping Associate will work at one of Wheeler’s homeless shelter or residential facilities to ensure the building remains safe and clean for our guests.  Duties will include operating washing machines to clean linens and cleaning shower, bathroom, dormitory, cafeteria, and day room areas.  Housekeeping Associates must be dependable and show up to each work shift consistently and on-time.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand/walk for a majority of the day
    • Must be comfortable using Microsoft Outlook
  • Position Type: Part-time, hourly (approximately 28 hours per week)
Facilities Associate
  • Position Summary:  The Facilities Associate provides excellent care to maintaining and repairing Wheeler Mission facilities and grounds in Indianapolis.  Duties include completing maintenance and construction tasks such as painting, drywall, general repairs, preventive maintenance, and outdoor grounds maintenance among other responsibilities.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Valid Indiana Driver’s license and a driving record that can be accepted by Wheeler Mission’s auto-insurance policy
    • Experience with light construction and maintenance highly preferred
  • Position Type: Full-time, hourly (40 hours per week)
Case Manager at Center for Women & Children
  • Position Summary: The Case Manager provides Biblical and addiction recovery counsel to residents in Wheeler’s Higher Ground Addiction Recovery Program.  They assist the guests in defining and reaching recovery goals, developing their relationship with Christ, and connecting them to outside community resources as needed.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of BS or BA in a related field (substance abuse, mental health counseling, social work, Biblical counseling, etc.)
    • Experience working with addictions, homeless populations, and Biblical counseling strongly preferred
    • Must be in agreement with philosophy and policies of the ministry and view this as a team ministry with a servant’s heart
  • Position Type: Full-time, hourly (40 hours per week)
Food Service Assistant
  • Position Summary:  The Food Service Assistant assists a Food Service Manager at one of Wheeler’s Indianapolis locations to prepare nutritious and delicious meals for residents and emergency shelter guests.  They will help prepare and serve large quantities of food, coordinate with volunteers to serve meals to Wheeler’s guests, and maintain a safe and clean kitchen environment.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Must have at least one year of experience preparing meals in an industrial kitchen
    • Safe-serv certification is preferred
  • Position Type: Full-time (40 hours per week) and part time (approximately 28 hours per week) hourly positions available
Donation Center Driver
    • Position Summary: This position drives a Wheeler Mission truck to pick up donations at Wheeler donation drop-off locations or donors’ homes and deliver them to Wheeler’s donation center.  They must communicate and interact in a courteous and professional manner with all donors and help lift and move large donations into the Wheeler Mission truck.  They will help maintain an accurate inventory and record of donations picked up daily.
    • Required Education & Experience:
      • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
      • Must have a valid Indiana Driver’s License
      • Must have a driving record that is acceptable to Wheeler’s insurance carrier
      • Must be able to read, write, perform basic math operations and use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
    • Position Type: Part-time, hourly (approximately 28 hours per week), non-exempt
Data Entry Specialist
    • Position Summary: The Data Entry Specialist assists the database manager in the gathering and accurate recording of donor information. Daily tasks require a high level of accuracy and include cash handling, donor communication, data request fulfillment, and reporting using Raiser’s Edge NXT.
    • Required Education & Experience:
      • Minimum of high school degree or its equivalent
      • An ability to type a minimum of 45+ words per minute with a high degree of accuracy
      • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software
    • Position Type: Full-time, hourly (40 hours per week), non-exempt

Bloomington Area Positions

Food Service Manager
  • Position Summary:  The Food Service Manager leads all meal preparations for Wheeler Mission’s three facilities in Bloomington.  They will mainly work out of the hub kitchen at the Hunt Training Center and prepare meals for Hunt Training Center residents and to be delivered to guests of the Center for Men and Center for Women & Children in Bloomington.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Must have at least one year of experience preparing meals in an industrial kitchen
    • Must have Safe-serv certification
    • Must have valid Indiana Driver’s license and a driving record that can be accepted by Wheeler Mission’s auto-insurance policy
  • Position Type: Full-time, hourly (40 hours per week)
Case Manager at Center for Men
  • Position Summary: The Case Manager at the Center for Men in Bloomington works with guests to establish practical and achievable short-term goals that reduce barriers to employment.  This includes connecting residents to community resources, providing counsel, spiritual encouragement, and referral to Wheeler’s residential programs.  They will maintain information in the resident database and complete full information profiles of guests based on information provided at intake and throughout the guests’ time with Wheeler.
  • Required Education & Experience:         
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Minimum of one year of experience working in or around a homeless shelter or related environment
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft suite of Office tools
    • Must have valid Indiana Driver’s license and a driving record that can be accepted by Wheeler Mission’s auto-insurance policy
  • Position Type: Full-time, hourly (40 hours per week)
Food Service Assistant

We are looking for a part-time Food Service Assistant. This is a part-time, non-exempt position. This individual must be comfortable in a fast-paced food service environment and be able to take direction from more than one staff person. They must be able to adapt to last minute changes in menu planning, preparation, and be willing to prep cook for 100-350 men, women, and children. This individual will greet donors, assist with receipts, and load/unload donations. They also must be able to lift 50 lbs. Serv Safe certification is preferred but not necessary. This individual also must be able to properly interact with our staff, guests, vendors, and donors on a daily basis. Must have High School diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license is preferred. To apply or learn more about the position, please send your cover letter and resume to HumanResources@wheelermission.org.

  • Position Summary:  The Food Service Assistant assists the Food Service Manager at the Hunt Training Center in Bloomington to prepare nutritious and delicious meals for residents and emergency shelter guests.  They will help prepare and serve large quantities of food, coordinate with volunteers to serve meals to Wheeler’s guests, and maintain a safe and clean kitchen environment.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Must have at least one year of experience preparing meals in an industrial kitchen
    • Safe-serv certification is preferred
  • Position Type: Part-time, hourly (approximately 28 hours per week)
Guest Services Coordinator at Center for Women & Children
  • Position Summary: The Guest Services Coordinator at the Center for Women & Children in Bloomington is the first point of contact for guests entering the facility.  They must provide a welcoming and safe presence to guests and are responsible for providing initial information to guests, visitors, volunteers, and maintaining records of individuals entering and exiting the facility.
  • Required Education & Experience:
    • Minimum of high school degree or GED equivalent
    • Experience working with homeless populations is preferred
  • Position Type: Full-time, hourly (40 hours per week)

*Although Wheeler Mission has attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe each position, Wheeler Mission reserves the right to change the same, including to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of Wheeler Mission , at any time, with or without advance notice. This position description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This position description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at-will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.