Positions

Positions Available

Explore all available roles. All positions in Ethnos except church-planting roles are available to associates.

Carpenter/Builder

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with remodels of current housing/offices as needed (layout, framing, siding. Roofing, trim, drywall, acoustic ceilings)
  • Assist with new construction projects (both residential and commercial)
  • Concrete work- forming, pouring, finishing.
  • Assist with maintenance work requests when assigned
  • Oversee work detail students when assigned. Occasionally training in carpentry and building skills
  • Assist department with after-hours facility emergencies as needed.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Excellent work ethic, goes the extra mile to help accomplish the purposes of the training center. • Faithful, dependable, responsible, self-motivated, servants heart. • Health permits regular, strenuous physical activity. • Works well in a team setting. • Current in general building code knowledge preferred.

Groundskeeper

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities:

  • Work with grounds crew as needed in the following areas-
  1. Maintain lawns
  2. Mowing (both riding and push mowers)
  3. Pick up rocks, toys, trash, etc. for mowing safety
  4. Trim work (running a weed-eater)
  5. Round-up weed killer - 3 times yearly,
  • Organize snow removal and de-icing (prep work and supplies)

                  a) Main sidewalks

                  b) Guest room sidewalks

                  c) Wash house sidewalks

                  d) Roads

  • Help with road maintenance:

                  a) Clean out culverts (4 - 6 times a year)

                  b) Clean out swales (4 - 6 times a year)

                  c) Road grading and pothole repair as needed

  • Prep firewood (mostly for outdoor fire pits and guest house)

                  a) Determine amount

                  b) Cut & split

                  c) Supply to designated areas

  • Clean building gutters
  • Assist in overseeing student work detail crews who help with center grounds tasks

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Excellent work ethic- goes the extra mile to help accomplish the purposes of the training center. • Faithful, dependable, responsible, self-motivated, servants heart. • Health permits regular, strenuous physical activity in the heat and cold. • Works well in a team setting.

Personal Care, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities. The purpose of this position is to provide physical and emotional support and security to ALF residents by supervising or assisting them with their needs. Examples of needs include, but are not limited to, the Activities of Daily Living, the self-administration of medication, observation of well-being and whereabouts, reminders for important tasks and driving to doctor appointments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide emotional security:  Promote feelings of safety and freedom from danger, fear, and anxiety.  Listen, show understanding, and respond to any concerns expressed by residents.
  • Provide emotional support:  Provide assistance to the resident to cope with personal care problems during periods of stress, which will enhance their ability to accept and adjust to changes in their physical capabilities and personal life.
  • Monitor the general health of ALF residents:  Take note of changes in behavior and physical condition of ALF residents.  This will alert you to changes in a residents' health which may warrant modification of services provided.  Note observations in residents' health charts as appropriate.
  • Communicate:  Pass on information to future shifts and inform the Director of Nursing of any health-related concerns for any ALF resident.  Inform the Director of Nursing or the Administrator of changes requiring contact of the primary healthcare provider, home health agency, another third-party provider or transfer to a facility able to provide the appropriate services. 
  • Assist with Medications:  Assist residents with self-administered medication in accordance with doctor's orders.  Document all medications that have been taken with assistance.  (This responsibility is performed only by staff who have had the associated required training.)
  • Schedule appointments: Assist with scheduling resident medical and dental appointments.  Coordinate these appointments with appointment calendar, vehicle use calendar and driver.  Drive residents to appointments as needed.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    Required Qualifications (screenings can be accomplished at The Homes): • Current Level 2 background screening (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) • Current screening and doctor's verification of being free of communicable disease (including TB) and agree not to work at the facility while in the transferable stage of any communicable disease that might be contracted in the future. TB screening is renewed annually. • Physically able to assist residents with activities of daily living.

REGISTERED NURSE, THE HOMES OF ETHNOS360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The Registered Nurse provides services as permitted by law which unlicensed personal care attendants are not permitted to provide. Due to her greater level of training, she provides a higher level of medical expertise and oversight of residents’ general health needs in the ALF than an unlicensed personal care attendant is able to provide.

Responsibilities:

The RN's primary role is that of Personal Care Attendant.  Additional responsibilities that the RN license allows include: 

  • Perform the initial training and updates for ALF staff assisting with medications.  Possibly other initial staff training as well.
  • Instruct personal care staff “in-services” on topics such as personal hygiene, infection control, geriatric care, medication assistance, etc.
  • Oversee the Annual TB screening at NTM Homes to include training nurses, obtaining the script from the doctor and record keeping.
  • Administer medications in accordance with a health care provider's order or prescription label and document all occurrences of medication administration.
  • Communicate with health care professional staff by phone and/or fax regarding new or revised medication orders.  Follow up on medication orders and changes.
  • Manage pill organizers to be used only by residents who self-administer medications.  Instruct the resident in the proper use of the pill organizer.
  • Administer and regulate portable oxygen.
  • Assist with routine colostomy care.
  • Assist and monitor the application of anti-embolism stockings or hosiery.
  • Give prepackaged enemas pursuant to a physician's order.
  • Take or supervise the taking of vital signs along with appropriate documentation.   Maintain a monthly ALF resident record of weight, blood pressure, and pulse rate. 
  • Conduct weekly blood pressure clinic for ALF residents, retirees in independent housing and volunteers.
  • Administer TB tests and read the results of said tests during annual staff TB screening.
  • Fulfill Continuing Education Units as required by law to maintain your professional active RN license.
  • Assist the Administrator in evaluating continued residency criteria.  Decisions about changes, actions or inaction in resident healthcare should be made in conjunction with the other nursing staff.  We like to use the “team” approach in decision making, valuing each member’s input. 

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    Valid Florida driver's License. Ability to work in a team and be a self-starter. A growing relationship with Christ. Required Qualifications (screenings can be accomplished at The Homes of Ethnos360): Current Level2 background screening (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) Current screening and doctor's verification of being free of communicable disease (including tb) and agree not to work at the facility while in the transferable stage of any communicable disease that might be contracted in the future. TB screening is renewed annually. Current RN license in the state of Florida. Physically assist residents with activities of daily living.

Mission Coach

Location: USA Home Office

Purpose: To assist people interested in ministries that support Ethnos360's church planting efforts both in the US and abroad.

Responsibilities: This ministry involves answering peoples' questions about possible service with Ethnos360 and connecting them to the appropriate personnel.  May involve responsibilities at a yearly orientation.

Requirements

  • Education Requirement
    Ethnos Training
  • Other Requirements
    Must have good communication and people skills

Lawyer

Location: Home Office, Sanford, FL

Purpose: To represent Ethnos360 internationally.

Responsibilities: This person in this position would serve as the General Counsel for Ethnos360 and must be experienced in non-profit law.

Requirements

  • Education Requirement
    Doctorate

Training Team Mentor

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities:
1. Weekly training team meetings with students.
2. Required monthly mentor meetings.
3. Team member weekly planning meetings with their other team mentors.
4. Informal time with students in your group.

Requirements

  • Education Requirement
    Ethnos Training
  • Other Requirements
    1. A desire and ability to mentor/disciple 2. Growing relationship with the Lord, pursuing growth in their walk with Him. 3. Skilled and intentional in building relationships with students with generational and cultural differences. 4. Willingness and ability to discuss and apply biblical principles to sensitive areas of life with students 5. Ability to empathize with the purpose of moving forward in their relationship with Christ. 6. Ability to help students connect present situations to their future ministry context. 7. Ability to facilitate small group discussion along with active listening skills. 8. Ability to work well on a team. 9. Displays a learner's attitude

Stewarding Relationships Director

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities: Working with the Training Development Team (TDT) in Managing Stewarding Relationship courses.  Some teaching as well. Assessment/Grading.

Requirements

  • Education Requirement
    Ethnos Training
  • Other Requirements
    Should be able to develop curriculum. Should be a good teacher. Good people skills. Can work on and manage a team. Computer literate.

Stewarding Relationship Instructor

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities: Teaching from lesson plans. Assessment/Grading.

Requirements

  • Education Requirement
    Ethnos Training
  • Other Requirements
    Should be able to develop curriculum. But also, be able to follow lesson plans. Should be a good teacher. Good people skills. Can work on a team. Computer literate.

Church Planting Instructor

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities: Teaching Church Planting classes. Assessment/Grading.

Requirements

  • Education Requirement
    Ethnos Training
  • Other Requirements
    Should be able to develop curriculum. Should be a good teacher. Good people skills. Can work on a team. Computer literate.

Staff Writer/Editor - Ethnos360 Home Office

Location: Home Office, Sanford, FL

Purpose: To communicate both the purpose and the mission of Ethnos360 and to express what God is doing around the world in missions through writing.

Responsibilities:

1. Research and write for the Ethnos360 magazine and other venues as assigned by the managing editor.
2. Acquire photos for stories.
3. Write in a manner consistent with the tone and approach in use by Communications.
4. Edit copy and participate in collaborative editing processes.
5. Proofread products.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    1. Must have a good grasp of the English language, spelling and grammar rules, as well as have a willingness to learn and follow both the Associated Press Stylebook (AP) and the Ethnos360 Style Manual. 2. Must be able to write compelling stories. 3. Must be a team player. 4. No degree or training is necessary. However, a degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing or a related field may be beneficial. Continuing education in related fields is a plus. 5. Experience in writing or editing in a professional capacity is a plus.

GENERAL MAINTENANCE, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to maintain the facilities of The Homes of Ethnos360. The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities.

Responsibilities:

Use hand tools and power equipment for facility maintenance. Perform limited preventative maintenance of the above-mentioned tools. Assist in performing construction, remodeling, and maintenance. Make general repairs of Homes facilities. Supervise teen and/or volunteer workers. As needed, assist in concrete work, preparation for severe weather, setting up for events, and helping residents with small personal projects. Other duties as assigned.   

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Have a valid Florida driver’s license. • General knowledge of power tools, equipment, and machinery. • Be physically fit for hard, strenuous work in hot and humid weather. • Ability to work in a team and to be a self-starter. • Ability to learn and willingness to learn. • A growing relationship with Christ. • This position is open to career and associate members of Ethnos360.