Careers

Working at Denver Rescue Mission

As a faith-based, charitable non-profit organization, we are committed to providing emergency services as well as rehabilitative and transitional programs to individuals and families experiencing poverty and homelessness in our community.

For 123 years, we've been changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need, with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens.

Every position at the Mission is an opportunity for ministry and is vital to the fulfillment of our mission.

All employees are responsible to uphold the policies set forth in the doctrine of the Constitution/By-laws of Denver Rescue Mission and must sign, and abide by our Statement of Faith and Ministry Principles.

Employee Benefits

Health

  • Healthcare coverage (90% coverage for employee and 35% coverage for dependents)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union (HSA)
  • Multiple dental coverage options
  • Employer paid Term Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Optional accident, disability, medical bridge coverage through Colonial Life & Accident Insurance

Retirement

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match through 5%, including employer paid Profit Share Incentive plan which provides increased value based on years of service

Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips

  • 10 paid holidays per year includes birthday off with pay
  • Accrued Vacation/Sick pay
  • Mission Trip Benefit: 5 paid days after 5 years of service and 10 paid days after 10 years of service

Family and Education

  • Child Adoption provides $1,000 per child
  • Tuition reimbursement benefit at $1,000 per year

Legal

  • Pre-Paid Legal Services

Rewards

  • $25 gift card to every staff member on their annual anniversary date
  • Celebrate hallmark anniversaries (5/10/15/20 years) with progressive rewards

Available Positions

 

Facility Assistant - DRML

Denver Rescue Mission at the Lawrence Street shelter location is seeking a Full-Time Facility Assistant. The Facility Assistant maintains visibility and the day-to-day operation, safety and security of the Lawrence Street facility by managing work therapy assignments, supervising UA’s and BA’s for male program participants, and ensuring facility policies and procedures are adhered to.

We are looking for an individual who is able to approach this position with a loving and ministerial heart, and able to hold guests and program participants accountable to the rules, policies and procedures. The Facility Assistants must be able to handle conflict professionally and respectfully and maintain composure, and Christ-like manner at all times even under stressful conditions while working as the only staff member on duty. Must have a heart to serve the needy in a Christian environment. Full-time shift schedules are as follows: Friday to Tuesday 12:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. OR Thursday 12:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Friday – Monday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For the full job description, please click here.

Facility Assistant - Floater FCRM

Fort Collins Rescue Mission, a ministry of Denver Rescue Mission, is seeking a Floater Facility Assistant to work as a fill-in, on call basis. This is a great opportunity to minister to some of Fort Collins’ neediest folks in a tangible way. The Facility Assistant ensures the safety and security of shelter, program participants and outside guests, manages Fort Collins Rescue Mission program participants, ensures the cleanliness of the shelter, performs inspections and adheres to a strict schedule for guests. We are looking for an individual who is able to approach this position with a loving and ministerial heart, and able to hold guests and program participants accountable to the rules, policies and procedures. The Facility Assistants must be able to handle conflict professionally and respectfully and maintain composure, and Christ-like manner at all times even under stressful conditions while working as the only staff member on duty. Must have a heart to serve the needy in a Christian environment.

For the full job description, please click here.

Facility Assistant - LSCC

Denver Rescue Mission at the Lawrence Street Community Center is seeking a Full-Time Facility Assistant. The Facility Assistant ensures the safety and security of shelter, program participants and outside guests. We are looking for an individual who is able to approach this position with a loving and ministerial heart, and able to hold guests and program participants accountable to the rules, policies and procedures. The Facility Assistants must be able to handle conflict professionally and respectfully and maintain composure, and Christ-like manner at all times even under stressful conditions while working as the only staff member on duty. The position will have some flexibility in hours. Must have a heart to serve the needy in a Christian environment.

For the full job description, please click here.

Facility Maintentance Technician

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician. Primary responsibilities include completing maintenance work orders, performing preventative maintenance and repairs and providing instruction and feedback to program participants and volunteers.

We are looking for an individual possessing a high school diploma or equivalent while technical or vocational certifications is preferred, the ability to model Christ-like servant-leadership and interest in being part of a ministry that ministers to the addicted, poor, and homeless, willingness to work odd hours, ability to operate tools safely, 1-3 years of general maintenance work experience including building maintenance and repair, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting, ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, ability to read, write and follow written English instructions, ability to perform mathematical computations, ability to operate a box truck and possess a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier.

For the full job description, please click here.

Housekeeper

The Housekeeper reports directly to the Lead Housekeeper and is a full time, non-exempt position. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our ministry. All employees are responsible to uphold the policies as set forth in the doctrine of the Constitution/By-laws of the Denver Rescue Mission, and must sign, and abide by, the Denver Rescue Mission Statement of Faith.

The Housekeeper position is required to maintain the cleanliness of The Crossing and Administration and Education building, including all guest rooms and common areas. Further, this position is responsible for weekly room checks and maintaining units free from damage beyond normal wear and tear. The Housekeeper will serve the Mission as follows:

For the full job description, please click here.

Short-Term Volunteer Coordinator

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator of short-term volunteers. This position reports to the Director of Volunteers. Primary responsibilities include acquisition, education, and training, scheduling and mentoring short-term volunteers. Coordinate and maintain volunteer opportunity postings and scheduling in our volunteer database. We are looking for someone who wants to serve Christ by effectively developing and promoting community relationships, someone who can handle stressful circumstances while maintaining professionalism in a Christ-like manner. Someone who is a self-starter and able to initiate contacts in the community and have strong follow-up skills would be an asset to our team.

For the full job description, please click here.

Weekend Supervisor - Champa House

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a full-time Weekend Supervisor (WS) to serve at the Champa House. The WS is responsible for maintaining the overall functioning of the Champa House Program during the weekend hours. The WS must have the ability to independently identify and set priorities and coordinate multiple tasks. We are looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, or related field of study, a desire to work with low-income single mothers, One (1) year of relevant case management experience, preferably with the homeless population, Experience working in an addiction recovery environment preferred (i.e. rehabilitation, AA or faith-based recovery program), Must have a good driving record and be insurable through our auto insurance carrier. Must be able to serve as a model in Christian conduct to those we serve.

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Denver Rescue Mission is proud to have achieved certification as a Best Christian Workplace! Best Christian Workplaces Institute recognizes exceptional organizations whose leadership understands that employee engagement results from a flourishing culture and that it drives positive ministry outcomes.