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


  • 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


  • 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


  • $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 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.

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.


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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.