Career Opportunities


Please note:
Lafayette Urban Ministry is following strict COVID-19 protocols that exceed state and CDC recommendations.


Custodian

LUM has an immediate opening for a Custodian. Details are as follows:

Type: Part-time, paid
Hours: 10 hours per week
Shifts: Some flexibility with work schedule
Pay: $15.00 per hour
Under the direction of the Executive Director, responsible for cleaning of all Lafayette Urban Ministry property. Duties are as follows:

Cleaning Tasks as needed

  • Pick up litter, including all cigarette butts outside buildings
  • Empty waste paper baskets and deposit trash in dumpster
  • Separate aluminum, glass, paper and cardboard recyclables into proper bins
  • Vacuum/sweep 420 building
  • Vacuum/sweep Ewry Center
  • Sweep porches at Ewry Center and hose down as needed
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen in both buildings 
  • Clean and supply restrooms in both buildings
  • Clean waiting room and play area (straighten toys, magazines, newspaper, remove cups, etc.)
  • Order supplies as necessary (soaps, detergents, paper supplies, etc.)
  • Sweep and clean basement as needed
  • Periodically clean various other areas and items (windows, counters, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

  • Have a strong faith dynamic as expressed by a willingness to accept and support LUM’s Mission Statement
  • Commitment to self-determination of the poor
  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or 1 year of applicable experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively with diverse people and groups (church, secular, public, private, low-income)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

If interested — email a resume with cover letter to the LUM executive director (careers@lumserve.org | 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901).


Security Staff Position – Emergency Shelter

LUM has a potential opening with the Security Staff with the LUM Emergency Shelter. Details are as follows:

Type: Part-time, paid
Hours: 11-20 hours per week
Shifts: 8 p.m. to midnight -or- midnight to 7 a.m.
Pay: $15.00 per hour
Duties:

  • Maintains safety of guests, volunteers and premises, a team environment modeling mutual respect, and a professional and safe environment
  • Ensures compliance with Shelter Rules
  • Monitors arrival, departure, activity within shelter, activity outside within three blocks of the building
  • Disciplines guests who are noncompliant; refers guests to police when necessary
  • Submits written reports of daily activities and incidents

If interested — apply online HERE — or email a resume with cover letter to the LUM Emergency Shelter director (careers@lumserve.org | 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901).


Nondiscrimination Statement – Lafayette Urban Ministry

Lafayette Urban Ministry does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political association or belief, or union affiliation or activity, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. LUM is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and guests.

Lafayette Urban Ministry is an equal opportunity employer. LUM will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or parental status.