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.*
We are hiring three part-time Housekeeping Associates reporting directly to the Facilities Director. The Housekeeping Associate will be assigned to one Wheeler facility during most of their work time, but may need to cover shifts at other facilities depending on needs. Part-time positions will work approximately 28 hours per week and have the possibility of working evenings and weekends. Qualified candidates will have: A stable, growing, and mature Christian life; A willingness to sign and abide by Wheeler’s Code of Conduct and Core Values and Statement of Faith; Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand/walk for a majority of the day; A commitment to excellence in all aspects of facility care; Ability to attend work when scheduled and dependently arrive on time; Must have a keen attention to detail and be a self-motivated worker; Must be able to operate gas powered equipment such as power sprayers; Must also be able to properly operate industrial appliances such as washing and drying machines and electric or manual cleaning equipment; Must be willing to travel between Wheeler’s Shelter for Men, Men’s Residential Center, Center for Women & Children, and Thrift Store in Indianapolis to perform duties during the workday; Must be able to use a computer for basic functions such as checking email. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources.
Our Center for Women & Children (CWC) is looking for a Guest Services Coordinator. The Guest Services Coordinator position provides support and supervision for the CWC guests. This includes coordinating evening/weekend activities, monitoring guest and volunteer activities, and generally supporting a safe and Christ-centered environment. A High School diploma or equivalent is required. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources.
The Facilities Associate is responsible for providing excellent and consistent facility maintenance care at Wheeler Mission’s shelter and resident facilities for individuals experiencing homelessness in the Indianapolis community. The Facilities Associate will rotate between several facilities near downtown Indianapolis completing an array of tasks including painting, drywall repair, general repairs, preventive maintenance, light construction work, and outdoor grounds maintenance among other responsibilities. Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid Indiana Driver’s License. Some maintenance experience is preferred. To apply or learn more about the position, please send your cover letter and resume to HumanResources@wheelermission.org.
The Case Manager at the Center for Women and Children provides a continuum of care for guests in the Higher Ground Addictions Recovery Program by assisting participants through case management, education, and emotional/spiritual support during the addictions recovery process. They must be efficient at planning, record-keeping, and coordinating services and understand the unique needs of the women they serve in order to equip them with appropriate resources. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a BS or BA in a related field or the equivalent experience working with women and children who have experienced substance abuse, mental health issues, trauma, domestic violence and/or homelessness. To apply or learn more about the position, please send your cover letter and resume to HumanResources@wheelermission.org.
The Food Service Assistant is responsible for aiding the Food Service Manager at MRC in preparing and serving meals to guests in a safe and nutritious manner. The Food Service Assistant must have some familiarity with food preparation in an industrial kitchen. To apply or learn more about the position, please send your cover letter and resume to HumanResources@wheelermission.org.
Our Center for Men is hiring a full-time, non-exempt Case Manager. The Case Manager (CM) gathers a personal history of guests whose plight or situation calls for analysis and action geared toward improving their condition. The CM establishes practical and achievable short-term goals which reduce barriers to employment. The CM also facilitates a return to the community via connections to resources and other agencies, counsel, spiritual encouragement, and guidance and referral to Wheeler Mission residential programs. The Case manager has the responsibility of registering guests in the Resident Tracker database; does an evaluation of intakes, and inputs case notes in the system for every managed guest. He reports major issues to Program Director, whether with shelter guest, program resident, or staff in a timely manner. He must show a friendly personality that welcomes guest, staff, program men, and volunteer interaction. He helps to provide shelter guests with programming, jobs, housing, and legal aid referrals and must have the ability to assist guest in obtaining bus tickets, birth certificates, and legal identification cards. He will conduct frequent drug and alcohol testing, and monitors all aspects of his client’s dorm, medical , spiritual, and vocational life while they are assigned to a program within Wheeler Mission. He will attend staff meetings and organizational all staff meetings and coordinate with the GSC in reference of guests’ attendance and dorm activity. He must possess the ability to build business relationships with outside organizations the ability to teach program classes as assigned by Program Director. Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or state certified equivalent. They must also have one year of experience working in or around a homeless shelter or related environment, possess basic computer and Microsoft Office skills, have strong communication skills, and possess a valid state issued driver’s license. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources.
Our Center for Men (CFM) is looking for a part-time Guest Services Coordinator. The Guest Services Coordinator position is responsible for the Security of the CFM and interaction with individuals outside Wheeler from the front desk. Individual will retrieve and store guest belongings (able to lift 40lbs); professionally interact with staff, guests, and the general public; answer and transferring phone calls; receive donations; and monitor clothing room. Must be able to walk up and down stairs. A High School diploma or equivalent is required. Must be proficient using Microsoft Office suite of products and must be able to learn new computer programs, such as client database program. Applicant must have good communication and people skills. Hours are 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and every other Sunday, though hours may vary slightly as needed. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources.
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. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources.
*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.