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Employment Opportunities through empty tomb® empty tomb, inc.

Join a dedicated team calling the Church
to greater faithfulness in Jesus' name

NG.JobAd.png “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.”
- Jesus Christ quoted in Matthew 9:37 (NIV)

empty tomb, inc., a faith-based Christian service and research organization based in Champaign, IL, is seeking to fill the following paid positions (see details below).

  • Bookkeeper: 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Office Coordinator: 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Clothing Room Coordinator: Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, and Tuesday, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Saturday Staff for Clothing Room: Saturday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    (includes one or more Saturdays a month)
  • Home Maintenance Coordinator: 20-40 hours a week, including Saturdays, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

These are mission positions in your backyard, requiring faith (including being able to afford to work here), an ability to supervise and serve with church volunteers, and love for those in need. Join a team with a heart to help a hurting world in Jesus’ name. We're praying for you!


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Affirmation of Intention of Conduct
and Statement of Faith

In the Champaign-Urbana, IL area, empty tomb, inc. provides assistance to people who are materially poor, as resources permit. This assistance includes food, clothing, furniture, and home repair. Also, some limited financial assistance is available through the Helping Work and Medical Fund. Available assistance is offered, free in Jesus' name, to any person in need (being guided by Jesus' comments in Luke 6:32–36). empty tomb also provides service discipleship opportunities for members of historically Christian churches. On a national level, empty tomb's research analyzes church giving trends. Its Mission Match project is designed to help increase missions giving through historically Christian congregations. The leadership team of staff, officers and board members are asked to sign an Affirmation of Intention of Conduct and Statement of Faith as part of their more specialized service through empty tomb, inc.


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Fulltime Job Opening
Bookkeeper

We are still looking for the person God has prepared to be empty tomb’s Bookkeeper! Change the world in Jesus’ name using your math skills! A mission opportunity in your own backyard.

Immediate opening for a fulltime position for person who wants to combine his or her computer, math, and/or bookkeeping/accounting skills with ministry outreach. The Bookkeeper at empty tomb, inc. not only maintains the computerized accounting system, but also assists frontline staff in serving and interacting with people in need. The accounting responsibilities include:

Hours: 40 hours a week, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Salary: $24,000 per year

Benefits: two weeks (10 working days) paid annual vacation, and 6.5 paid holidays per year plus HMO medical insurance for employee/family

Duties include:

  • Prepare financial reports
  • Maintain donor and expense records
  • Interact with donors and vendors about financial transactions
  • Prepare and sign reports, including government submissions
  • Prepare checks for signing, both on a daily and twice-monthly basis
  • Oversee budget preparation, the annual audit process and Form 990 submission
  • Maintain accurate address lists

These tasks in the job description are in addition to being active in a historically-Christian church and wanting to be part of an at-scale global church missions mobilization movement by participation in the Mission Match® Discipleship Tree®, hoping to build a line of 150 to expand the network.

The Bookkeeper is part of the empty tomb staff team and is supervised by the Executive Vice President and Coordinator.

Qualifications: Computer experience, as well as math courses, or previous experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting are needed. We are looking for a minimum of a three-year commitment with an option of long term.


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Fulltime Job Opening
Office Coordinator

Sharing Jesus’ love in Word and Deed.

Hours: 40 hours a week, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Salary: $24,000 per year

Benefits: two weeks (10 working days) paid annual vacation, and 6.5 paid holidays per year plus HMO medical insurance for employee/family

Duties include:

  • running the front office
  • data processing, using Excel spreadsheets, updating records, Microsoft Office Word merging, USPS Bulk Mail mailing preparation by zip codes
  • overseeing schedule and production of our Opportunities Newsletter including layout and preparation, using InDesign
  • good relational skills with public and team members
  • multi-tasking in fast-paced environment
  • supervising volunteer receptionists and other volunteers
  • ordering supplies and keeping the office supplies stocked
  • overseeing implementation of empty tomb policies
  • keeping office neat and organized

Desirable skills: Experience in managing an office and supervising others; experience using Macintosh computers, and WORD, EXCEL, PHOTOSHOP and INDESIGN programs; have a current valid Driver’s License


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Part-time Job Opening
Clothing Coordinator

Serve others in Jesus' name through the empty tomb Clothing Room. Accept clothes from donors, interact with visitors who are coming to select items free in Jesus' name, and work with a dedicated group of volunteers.

Hours: Part-time 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, and Tuesday, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Begin immediately.

Salary: $12.00 an hour

Duties include:

  • organization
  • good relational skills and enjoy people, for interactions with volunteers, donors, other staff and the public
  • must be able to lift 25 pounds and be active during the four hours daily, including standing, sorting clothes, and monitoring the Clothing Room activity

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Part-time Job Opening
Saturday Staff Person in Clothing Room

Sharing Jesus' love in Word and Deed. Apply to be part of empty tomb's Saturday Staff Team!

Hours: Available to work one or more Saturdays a month from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

Salary: Start at $12.00 per hour; increases to $13.00 per hour.

Duties include:

  • serve as part of a two-person Saturday Staff Team
  • welcome donors, volunteers, and people visiting Clothing Room and Furniture Display Room to empty tomb
  • orient and supervise our Christian volunteers who serve on Saturdays
  • receive, sort and display our donated items
  • keep records of donations received
  • keep Clothing Room and Furniture Display Room neat and clean
  • minister to people throughout the day as you serve Jesus while serving others in His name

To join our Saturday Staff Team, you should be able to:

  • lift 25 pounds
  • stand at least two hours at a time
  • supervise and organize others

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Part-time Job Opening
Clothing Coordinator

Serve others in Jesus' name through the empty tomb Clothing Room. Accept clothes from donors, interact with visitors who are coming to select items free in Jesus' name, and work with a dedicated group of volunteers.

Hours: Part-time 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, and Tuesday, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Begin immediately.

Salary: $12.00 an hour

Duties include:

  • organization
  • good relational skills and enjoy people, for interactions with volunteers, donors, other staff and the public
  • must be able to lift 25 pounds and be active during the four hours daily, including standing, sorting clothes, and monitoring the Clothing Room activity

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Part-time Job Opening
Saturday Staff Person in Clothing Room

Sharing Jesus' love in Word and Deed. Apply to be part of empty tomb's Saturday Staff Team!

Hours: Available to work one or more Saturdays a month from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

Salary: Start at $12.00 per hour; increases to $13.00 per hour.

Duties include:

  • serve as part of a two-person Saturday Staff Team
  • welcome donors, volunteers, and people visiting Clothing Room and Furniture Display Room to empty tomb
  • orient and supervise our Christian volunteers who serve on Saturdays
  • receive, sort and display our donated items
  • keep records of donations received
  • keep Clothing Room and Furniture Display Room neat and clean
  • minister to people throughout the day as you serve Jesus while serving others in His name

To join our Saturday Staff Team, you should be able to:

  • lift 25 pounds
  • stand at least two hours at a time
  • supervise and organize others

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Part-time Job Opening
Home Maintenance Coordinator

Sharing Jesus’ love in Word and Deed. empty tomb is looking for a Home Maintenance Coordinator. We are now accepting applications for this position immediately.

Help concerned Christians help local people with serious home repairs needs!

Hours: 20-40 hours a week, including Saturday from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Salary: $12.00 an hour up to $24,000 per year (fulltime only)

Duties: Here are a few “musts” with this job:

  • construction experience or familiarity
  • willingness to organize jobs for volunteers of varying skill levels
  • love Jesus and want to share the Good News with those being served
  • willing to do the related paperwork
  • work with churches to secure funds and volunteers for the projects

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"And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." Col. 3:17 (NIV)