Employment

 

Founded in 1869, historic Fountain Street Church has proudly served the West Michigan community for 150 years. Throughout its history, FSC has been a beacon for liberal religion and a haven for discussion and action, regardless of controversy. The church has hosted hundreds of speakers from Susan B. Anthony to Malcom X and musicians like Frank Zappa, Ella Fitzgerald, and U2.

  • Our vision: We strive to be a vibrant church community that challenges individuals to craft their own spiritual journeys, and to engage in creative and responsible action in the world.

  • Our mission: We challenge every individual and our larger community to cultural, intellectual and spiritual growth, honoring the creative tension between tradition and change, intellect and spirit, individual and community, science and faith, as the crucible for testing and refining beliefs.

If you believe Fountain Street Church would be a good professional fit for you, please browse the available positions below and consider applying.

Event Custodian

Limited Part-Time, Nights & Weekends

Essential functions:

  • Breaking down tables/chairs

  • Sweeping/mopping

  • Stocking/cleaning restrooms

  • General cleaning of event spaces

  • Setup for next day, if applicable

 

Physical requirements:

  • Able to stand for long periods of time

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds independently

 

Rate of pay: $75 for first two hours (guaranteed) and $10/hr thereafter

 

Email inquiries to mhoezee@fountainstreet.org

 

Nursery/Child Caregiver

Limited Part-Time, Sunday Mornings

 

Essential functions:

  • Interacting with parents as children are dropped off

    • The nursery caregiver will be in charge of the front door, greeting parents, children and volunteers

    • Signing children in and out at drop-off/pick-up times, along with assigning corresponding numbers to both children and adults and name tags

 

  • Interaction with children while parents are in the service

    • Entertaining the children in a low-key atmosphere

    • Making sure all kids interact in a positive way with each other

    • Reading stories in a small circle

    • Changing diapers as needed

 

Required qualifications:

  • Infant First Aid and CPR Certification

  • Experience with children

  • COVID vaccination

 

Physical requirements:

  • Able to move freely in and out of office and church settings

  • Able to lift up to 20 pounds periodically

  • Business casual attire

 

Rate of pay: $20/hour

Email inquiries to mhoezee@fountainstreet.org

Lead A/V Technician

Part-time, hours vary according to need, plus Sunday Services

Reports to:  General Manager of Operations                                                               

Effective:  8/1/2022

Job Summary

Maintains the audio visual department.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Equipment upkeep

  • Recommends maintenance and equipment upgrades

  • Trains Audio/Visual employees on equipment and processes

  • Record sound tech operator

  • Performs as live sound reinforcement/operator

  • Ensures weekly duplication of DVD’s & CD’s are completed

  • Ensures weekly upload of service to You Tube is completed

  • Edits recordings of each event that occurs

  • Recruits tech staff in conjunction with the General Manager of Operations

  • Appoints Sunday and live event tech staff and coordinates tasks

  • First person on call to perform audio/visual needs for events, weddings and memorials

  • Other Audio/Visual projects as requested by the General Manager of Operations.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Please see your employee handbook for all core competencies.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of Audio Equipment

  • Background knowledge with Final Cut Pro

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to work within the physical confines of the office work station and to sit for extended periods of time

  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time

  • Able to occasionally pick up 25 pounds

  • Able to speak and hear using office telephone system

  • Able to move freely in and out of office and church settings

  • Business casual attire

Email inquiries to mhoezee@fountainstreet.org