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

Cook

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Cook to work full-time at 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.

For the full job description, please click here.

Denver Rescue Mission – Harvest Farm Driver/Warehouse Assistant– Ministry Outreach Center

Denver Rescue Mission at the Ministry Outreach Center is seeking a Full-Time Driver/Warehouse Assistant. The Full-Time Driver/Warehouse Assistant is responsible for transporting and picking up materials and people as directed by the warehouse supervisor, dispatch coordinator, or other staff. As much as possible, these trips will occur during regular office hours; however, emergency situations may arise that require trips outside of the normal business hours. The position will also be responsible for daily warehouse responsibilities, not limited to processing donations, mentoring and supervising men in our programming, and the overall cleanliness of the warehouse. Qualifications

  • A good driving record and excellent driving habits, as well as the ability to be added to the DRM Vehicle Insurance policy. (Fewer than three moving violations in the last three years and no DUI/DWAI in the last ten years)
  • Strong work ethic, communication skills and the ability to resolve conflict professionally.
  • A friendly and thankful attitude to all donors, staff, and volunteers.
  • Strong Christian ethic with ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, and religious backgrounds.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows software applications.
  • Able to lift at least 40 lbs. without assistance.

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/careers and click on the employment page where our Statement of Faith may be viewed. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume and pay requirements to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For a full job description, please click here

Denver Rescue Mission – Harvest Farm Full-Time Chaplain

Denver Rescue Mission at the Harvest Farm is seeking a Full-Time Chaplain. The Full-Time Chaplain’s responsible for overseeing the spiritual life of Harvest Farm and the case management and spiritual education components of the program as directed by the Head Chaplain and Farm Director. Must have a heart to serve the needy in a Christian environment. Qualifications

  • Must possess a BA or comparable degree in Bible, ministry, or related field.
  • At least one-year experience in pastoral or ministry related experience.
  • Strong Christian ethic with a heart for ministry to low-income populations and men struggling with addictions.

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/careers and click on the employment page where our Statement of Faith may be viewed. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume and pay requirements to Jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For a full job description, please click here

Denver Rescue Mission Guest Services Coordinator – LSCC

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Guest Services Coordinator. The Guest Services Coordinator is a full-time exempt position is responsible for answering the phones, greeting visitors and supervising work therapy participants to accomplish a variety of administrative and communication duties associated with the Guest Services office. Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required. College education preferred
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  • English/Spanish bilingual preferred.
  • Proficient skills in MS Office software package and highly proficient in using an extensive database.
  • Ability to courteously and respectfully handle multiple phone lines and maintain composure in stressful situations.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbally.
  • Ability to be prompt, dependable and work satisfactorily without close supervision.
  • Ability to interact cheerfully, respectfully and professionally in all situations.
  • Ability to perform duties proficiently and timely in a high traffic area where interruptions are common.
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Willingness to work Wednesday – Sunday, 5:00AM – 1:30PM

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/careers and click on the employment page where our Statement of Faith may be viewed. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume and pay requirements to Jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For a full job description, please click here

Donation Processing Clerk - Seasonal

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Seasonal Donation Processing Clerk. The purpose of the Seasonal Donation Processing Clerk position is to open and analyze mail when assigned by the DPS. Verifies scanned documents: checking names, addresses and donation amount. Set up new donor accounts into database. Runs the folder/inserter machine, as needed. Runs postage meter, as needed. Assist the DPS with other projects in the Data Processing Department.
Everyone deserves a holiday season filled with joy, peace and countless blessings. Every year, we rely on our giving community to help provide those blessings to the families in our programs. At the Denver Rescue Mission you will have an opportunity to be part of the tremendous generosity of our community.
For the full job description, please click here

Facility Assistant (FA), Lawrence Street Community Center

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.

Harvest Farm - Full Time Faciitliy Assistant

Denver Rescue Mission at the Harvest Farm is seeking a Full-Time Facility Assistant. The Facility Assistant’s (FA) paramount responsibility is to uphold the program rules helping to promote an environment conducive to resident growth. It is the duty of the FA to enforce the stated rules, not to create or interpret them. The FA provides oversight, accountability, guidance, and encouragement for residents during evening and weekend hours. Moreover the FA is responsible for Farm facilities and operations, volunteers, programs, and activities during these same hours. FA’s 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. Qualifications:

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflict professionally and maintain composure under pressure.
  • Strong Christian ethic with ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, and religious backgrounds.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows software applications

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/careers and click on the employment page where our Statement of Faith may be viewed. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume and Pay will start at $14.05/hour to jennjann+7ode7jy81qcqhi8pwmlt@boards.trello.com (Please copy and paste the link)

For the full job description, please click here.

Harvest Farm Fall - Festival Assistant

Denver Rescue Mission at the Harvest Farm is seeking a Harvest Festival Assistant. Located in Wellington, Harvest Farm is a 209-acre working farm and rehabilitation center for men seeking to break cycles of addiction and homelessness. It is under the umbrella of Denver Rescue Mission (a 501(c)(3) non-profit) and is a Christian-based program where up to 72 men participate in the New Life Program with the goal of returning to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. Every autumn, Harvest Farm hosts the Fall Festival & Corn Maze, which is open to the public each weekend of October. Attractions include a 10-acre corn maze, pig races, petting zoo, hay wagon rides, and more. The Fall Festival serves as a fundraiser to support the program as well as offers the community an opportunity to learn about the services Harvest Farm provides.

For the full job description, please click here.

Harvest Farm Part-Time Cashiers

Denver Rescue Mission at the Harvest Farm is seeking a Part-Time Harvest Farm Cashiers. Located in Wellington, Harvest Farm is a 209-acre working farm and rehabilitation center for men seeking to break cycles of addiction and homelessness. It is under the umbrella of Denver Rescue Mission (a 501(c)(3) non-profit) and is a Christian-based program where up to 72 men participate in the New Life Program with the goal of returning to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. Every autumn, Harvest Farm hosts the Fall Festival & Corn Maze, which is open to the public each weekend of October. Attractions include a 10-acre corn maze, pig races, petting zoo, hay wagon rides, and more. The Fall Festival serves as a fundraiser to support the program as well as offers the community an opportunity to learn about the services Harvest Farm provides.

For the full job description, please click here.

Housekeeper

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Housekeeper. The Housekeeper is a full-time exempt position is responsible for 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. QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous successful housekeeping or janitorial experience.
  • Ability to maintain high cleanliness standards. Must be in good physical condition with the ability to lift, carry, pull or push up to 50 pounds while using proper universal lifting and carrying techniques.
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements including handling cleaners, solvents and chemicals.
  • Ability to work independently and proficiently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities throughout workday.
  • Ability to promote infection control and deal effectively with pest infestations.
  • Ability to work respectfully, professionally and in a Christ-like manner with program residents.
  • Ability to speak and understand the English language.
  • Ability and willingness to work Monday – Friday with flexibility on time Acute attention to detail.

For the full job description, please click here

Major Gifts Officer

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Major Gifts Officer. The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is responsible for the Managing a portfolio of approximately 150 donor accounts, meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality and timeliness of work. Carries out all donor/prospect gift cycle actions, including identification, qualification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation, closure and acknowledgement. Determines individual goals for each donor on caseload, based on giving history and the organization’s knowledge of the donor’s passions and potential. Develops a strategic plan for each donor, which serves as a foundational communication, marketing, and engagement blueprint. Actively participates in team meetings, providing status updates, offering ideas and sharing solutions. Collaborates with DRM’s programs, finance and communications staff to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and creates relevant offers and proposals for donors. When necessary, speaks to various community audiences regarding Denver Rescue Mission’s purpose, programs and services.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience in major gifts fundraising;
  • Self-starter with exceptional organization skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient manner to meet timelines;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Analytical and strategic, able to evaluate complex data and plan accordingly;
  • Creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated professional with a positive attitude and strong work ethic;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, adhere to deadlines and work well under pressure, both independently and as part of a team;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite particularly Word and Excel and in donor databases; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus;
  • A heart to serve those experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Part-Time Facility Assistant, The Crossing

Denver Rescue Mission at the Lawrence Street Community Center is seeking a Part-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.

Staff Accountant

Denver Rescue Mission is seeking a Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant is a full-time exempt position is responsible for finance/accounting functions. The Staff Accountant will be able to perform certain day-to-day accounting functions as assigned including: Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, General ledger, Fixed assets & TRNA. Prepare reports and make presentations regarding the results of financial analysis to executives, department heads and others, including individuals who are not necessarily savvy in financial matters. Such reports and presentations should be presented in summarized, simple and clear language. Prepare bank account reconciliations between the general ledger and the cash management module. Prepare account reconciliations between the general ledger and the account sub-ledger. Prepare reconciliations of petty cash to the general ledger. Write-up and input of journal entries into general ledger as required. Perform internal audit functions such as reviews of internal controls, procedures, policies and systems for various transaction cycles and perform investigations of issues and risks to the organization as needed. Identify enhancements to the status quo and advise others to facilitate implementation of recommended changes. Assist the Controller and Assistant Controller in preparing yearly budget and generate budget reports as needed. Assist Controller and Assistant Controller in support of the annual audit.

For the full job description, please click here.

 

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