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.

Since 1892, 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
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union
  • Dental coverage options
  • Employer paid term life insurance and long-term disability
  • Optional accident, disability, and medical bridge coverage

Retirement

  • 401(k) retirement plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match up to 5%*

Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips

  • 9 paid holidays per year including birthday off with pay
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid Mission trip benefit after 5 years of service
  • 1 paid day off for spiritual refreshment

Family and Education

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

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

Denver Rescue Mission Cook - The Crossing

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Cook to work full-time The Crossing Location. This position is responsible for all Crossing facility kitchen operations and activities. This includes the overall operation of the kitchen and specifically involves inventory management, kitchen staff management, meal service preparation, health code standards, cleanliness, staff and menu schedules and special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous cooking experience required
  • Willingness to work Wednesday - Sunday 4:30am to 1:00pm
  • Ability to cook in large quantities
  • Ability to manage and train rotating kitchen helpers
  • A heart and desire to serve the needy in a Christian environment

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

Employee Benefits

  • Health
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union
  • Dental coverage options
  • Employer paid term life insurance and long-term disability
  • Optional accident, disability, and medical bridge coverage
  • Retirement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match up to 5%*
  • Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips
  • 9 paid holidays per year including birthday off with pay
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid Mission trip benefit after 5 years of service
  • 1 paid day off for spiritual refreshment
  • Family and Education
  • Child adoption at $1,000 per child
  • Tuition reimbursement benefit at $1,000 per year
  • Rewards
  • $25 gift card to every staff member on their annual anniversary date
  • Celebrate hallmark anniversaries (5/10/15/20 years) with progressive rewards

For the full job description, please click here.

Denver Rescue Mission Events Specialist

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking an Events Specialist. The Events Specialist is a full-time position provides leadership and professional expertise the planning of DRM special events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, such as: Communications, Marketing, Fundraising, Event Management etc. or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of two to three years of applicable work experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & moderate design experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekends, weeknights and some holidays.
  • Excellent communication skills, to include both oral and written.
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple tasks while independently following through with details.
  • Good customer service skills with the ability to interact with integrity, respect and professionalism with a diverse group of people.
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver boxes that may weigh up to 50 pounds.

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For the full job description, please click here.

Employee Benefits

Health
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union
  • Dental coverage options
  • Employer paid term life insurance and long-term disability
  • Optional accident, disability, and medical bridge coverage Retirement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match up to 5%* Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips
  • 9 paid holidays per year including birthday off with pay
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid Mission trip benefit after 5 years of service
  • 1 paid day off for spiritual refreshment Family and Education
  • Child adoption at $1,000 per child
  • Tuition reimbursement benefit at $1,000 per year Rewards
  • $25 gift card to every staff member on their annual anniversary date
  • Celebrate hallmark anniversaries (5/10/15/20 years) with progressive rewards

Denver Rescue Mission Facility Maintenance 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.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Christian, able and willing to model servant-leadership and interested in being part of a ministry that ministers to the addicted, poor, and homeless.
  • Able to safely and effectively operate a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools.
  • One (1) to three (3) years of previous general maintenance work.
  • Safety conscious with a strong knowledge of facility operation and general maintenance knowledge.
  • Sound knowledge of and experience working in building maintenance and repair, drywall, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and heating and HVAC.
  • Works well with others, able to teach and train “on the job” while completing required duties of the job
  • Excellent manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination
  • Able to stand, bend, lift, and reach regularly on a daily basis. Lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Flexible and adaptable, may require working extra or odd hours.
  • Basic computer knowledge required.
  • Able to read, write and follow instructions. Able to perform accurate mathematical computations.
  • Must be honest, have integrity and a strong work ethic.
  • Able to safely operate a box truck.
  • Possess valid Colorado driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable to DRM insurance carrier.

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For the full job description, please click here.

Denver Rescue Mission - Specialized Gift Coordinator

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a part-time Specialized Gift Coordinator. The Specialized Gift Coordinator primary responsibilities include processing Matching Gifts, Donor Advised Funds (DAF’S), Corporate Employee Giving and Federal Campaign gifts, etc

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 1 year of Administrative experience or a combo of the two will be considered.
  • Analytical and strategic, able to evaluate complex data and plan accordingly.
  • One year of administrative support experience.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, with particular knowledge of mail merge functions and Excel spreadsheet formulas.
  • Experience with Raiser's Edge software preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Flexible and able to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change.
  • Ability to solve problems, make decisions and handle many tasks in a fast-paced, complex environment, working both independently and as a team member.
  • Effective communicator – speaks concisely, has audience awareness.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, takes initiative, hands-on, work effectively with limited administrative support
  • Personally accountable, owns their results.
  • Timely and thorough
  • Professional demeanor while handling sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For the full job description, please click here.

Denver Rescue Mission - STAR Counselor

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a part-time (20 hours) STAR Counselor. The STAR Counselor primary responsibilities include providing all initial assessments of program candidates, organizing & leading group counseling sessions, providing individual counseling, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possession of at least an M.A. in Counseling or comparable degree in a related field.
  • Requires Marriage and Family or Licensed Professional Counselor licensure.
  • Requires more than two years group and/or family counseling experience.
  • Willingness to work within the boundaries, structures and theories of the Denver Rescue Mission.
  • Ability and willingness to interact professionally with staff team and counseling interns.
  • Integrates professional skills in psychology with a Biblical faith and heart for services to the homeless.

NOTE: A limited amount of local work related travel may be required.

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For the full job description, please click here.

Denver Rescue Mission Front Desk Agent - The Crossing

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Front Desk Agent for The Crossing facility located at 6100 Smith Rd, Denver. The Front Desk Agent is responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring that all policies are adhered to by program participants and guests,
  • Collecting and verifying fees received,
  • Managing and training program participants performing work therapy in the front office
  • Providing excellent customer service to guests at The Crossing
  • Direct questions and concerns regarding facilities, maintenance, DRM services, etc., to the appropriate department
  • Conducting UA’s & BA’s as needed
  • Shift Monday & Tuesday 1:30pm to 10:00pm, Wednesday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

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 Front Desk Agent must be able to handle conflict professionally and respectfully and maintain composure, and Christ-like manner at all times even under stressful conditions. Must have a heart to serve the needy in a Christian environment.

Basic qualifications for this position are a High School Diploma or equivalent, plus one year of relevant experience; strong communication skills, and a strong Christian ethics with an ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational and religious backgrounds.

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For the full job description, please click here.

Employee Benefits

Health
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union
  • Dental coverage options
  • Employer paid term life insurance and long-term disability
  • Optional accident, disability, and medical bridge coverage Retirement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match up to 5%* Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips
  • 9 paid holidays per year including birthday off with pay
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid Mission trip benefit after 5 years of service
  • 1 paid day off for spiritual refreshment Family and Education
  • Child adoption at $1,000 per child
  • Tuition reimbursement benefit at $1,000 per year Rewards
  • $25 gift card to every staff member on their annual anniversary date
  • Celebrate hallmark anniversaries (5/10/15/20 years) with progressive rewards

Denver Rescue Mission - Volunteer Relations Coordinator

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Volunteer Relations Coordinator. The Volunteer Relations Coordinator is a full-time non-exempt position that is responsible for creating & maintaining, recruiting, screening & supporting Change Makers (long-term volunteers) positions along with the database and records retentions.

Qualifications:

  • Educational minimum: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to effectively develop and promote staff and community relationships.
  • Ability to handle stressful circumstances while maintaining a professional and calm demeanor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to develop public contacts.
  • Ability to initiate contacts in the community and be a self-starter in following up on leads for recruitment.
  • Proficient computer skills with database use, Microsoft Office Package, and Internet Search Engines.
  • Public speaking experience in front of groups.

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 125 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

Employee Benefits

Health
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union
  • Dental coverage options
  • Employer paid term life insurance and long-term disability
  • Optional accident, disability, and medical bridge coverage Retirement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match up to 5%* Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips
  • 9 paid holidays per year including birthday off with pay
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid Mission trip benefit after 5 years of service
  • 1 paid day off for spiritual refreshment Family and Education
  • Child adoption at $1,000 per child
  • Tuition reimbursement benefit at $1,000 per year Rewards
  • $25 gift card to every staff member on their annual anniversary date
  • Celebrate hallmark anniversaries (5/10/15/20 years) with progressive rewards

For the full job description, please click here.

Fort Collins Rescue Mission - Shelter Supervisor

Fort Collins Rescue Mission is seeking a Shelter Supervisor. The purpose of the Shelter Supervisor position is to assist in the management, direction, and oversight Emergency Services during assigned shifts.

Qualifications

  • B.A. or comparable degree in Business, Education, or related field – or equivalent work experience (able to manage people; manage projects; oversee training; run work crews).
  • Previous experience in related field of endeavor preferred.
  • Maintenance and safety minded
  • Previous successful people and process management experience
  • Must be a Christian holding to the beliefs set forth in the Statement of Faith, expressed by a personal testimony and Christian conduct.
  • Ability to manage, develop and train staff residents for their work roles.
  • Must be a self-starter who is highly organized, able to prioritize and highly flexible/adaptable.
  • Willing and able to accept feedback.
  • Able to maintain appropriate personal and professional boundaries
  • Holds appropriate expectations for an emergency/support services environment and its clientele.
  • Must possess a heart for ministry to low-income population.
  • Strong computer experience with proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook as well as ability to master our DRM database software.
  • Good communication and organization skills.
  • Must be willing to work the following assigned schedule: Sunday 2:00pm – 12:00am Monday – Thursday 6:30am – 2:00pm

Denver Rescue Mission is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization that has provided services to the homeless and low-income population and has been committed to “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” for 124 years. We consider every position one of ministry and vital to the fulfillment of our mission. 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.

Interested applicants should go to our website www.denverrescuemission.org and click on menu, careers, review the position and review our Statement of Faith and Ministry Mission Principle’s. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

Employee Benefits

 

For the full job description, please click here.

  • Health
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • Lifetime membership with Alliant Credit Union
  • Dental coverage options
  • Employer paid term life insurance and long-term disability
  • Optional accident, disability, and medical bridge coverage
  • Retirement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Safe Harbor 100% employer match up to 5%*
  • Vacation, Holidays and Mission Trips
  • 9 paid holidays per year including birthday off with pay
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid Mission trip benefit after 5 years of service
  • 1 paid day off for spiritual refreshment
  • Family and Education
  • Child adoption at $1,000 per child
  • Tuition reimbursement benefit at $1,000 per year
  • Rewards
  • $25 gift card to every staff member on their annual anniversary date
  • Celebrate hallmark anniversaries (5/10/15/20 years) with progressive rewards

 

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