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It's more than a job, it's a calling!

Thank you for your interest in serving with us.

 

We are privileged to serve, in Jesus’ name, the hurting in our community and to offer the hope that only Christ can give.  Our workplace is unique and we are a ministry first and foremost.  We respect the time and beliefs of all but reserve and exercise our right to hire only those who share our same faith convictions and beliefs.

 

Before you apply with us, please read our Hiring Process and Statement of Purpose & Expectations listed below to determine if employment with us is a good fit.  If you believe it is, please complete our Application and General Questionnaire.

Thank you again for your interest. We wish you the best in your employment search!

Current Employment Opportunities

Rockford Rescue Mission, a non-profit Christian organization, has the following ministry employment opportunities available.

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

 

Director of Operations (FT)

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Executive Director in all areas of Mission operations as needed. Promote, establish, and ensure a culture of safety and stewardship. Primary focus includes Retail Operations, Facilities, and Technology. Manage Facilities, including building and property. Provide direction for businessl operations in finances, production, customer service and donor relationships.

 

Executive Administrative Assistant (FT)

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide general administrative support and carry out the established administrative procedures in alignment with RRM’s mission and values. Schedule meetings; prepare materials and presentations for the Executive Director and Leadership Team. Handle confidential information, including accurate and confidential filing, financial, personnel, and other administrative documentation. Perform general administrative duties including processing mail and e-mail, answering phones, and managing electronic records.

 

CAFÉ

 

Café Associate (PT)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure that each customer receives a superior product and service. Assist with food and beverage preparation and housekeeping duties.

 

CHILD CARE

 

Child Care Associate (PT)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Care for and teach children in an age appropriate, safe, and secure environment. Participate in activities with children in indoor and outdoor settings and oversee structured, daily activities.

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

 

 

Food Service/Cafe Supervisor (Short Term)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure that the daily operation of Restoration Café and Food Services is carried out. Responsible to direct food and beverage ordering, inventory, preparation and serving in compliance with food safety and health department standards; assist with the training of vocational training candidates and deliver outstanding customer service.

 

Cook (FT)(PT)

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare and cook meals for Mission food service programs. Maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen and surrounding food service areas.

 

 

 

MEN’S PROGRAMS

 

 

Men’s Life Recovery Aftercare Coach (PT)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee an effective Aftercare Program for both former Life Recovery residents and for current Stage 4 residents that upholds the Program standards and positive outcomes.

 

 

Men’s Life Recovery Weekend Coordinator (PT)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Minister to the spiritual, social, emotional, mental, and physical needs of homeless individuals. Oversee the safety and security of all residents, visitors, and volunteers within the RRM facility. Maintain a non-threatening, drug and alcohol-free environment.

 

Men’s Crisis Guest Advocate (PT)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Meet with guests to discuss guidelines, daily procedures, problems and program needs. Act as an advocate for crisis guests when needed with outside agencies. Meet with guests for scheduling of classes. Explain intake process and conduct an assessment and initial intervention plan. Assist guests with clothing and other requests. Provide assistance, encouragement, motivation and direction to all Crisis guests.

 

 

 

Men’s Crisis Day Coordinator (PT)

Men’s Crisis Evening/Weekend Coordinator (PT)

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Minister to the spiritual, social, emotional, mental, and physical needs of homeless individuals. Oversee the safety and security of all residents, visitors, and volunteers within the RRM facility. Maintain a non-threatening, drug and alcohol-free environment.

 

 

WOMEN’S PROGRAMS

 

Women’s Program Supervisor

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise all aspects of the Women’s Life Recovery, Women’s Crisis Center, and Child Care Programs. Develop and maintain daily operational procedures to ensure positive outcomes for all guests/residents and children. Be actively involved in creating effective and accountable programs. Supervise program staff and volunteers. Responsible for the case management system and its effective use.

 

Women’s Crisis Lead Coordinator (FT)

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs of homeless individuals seeking emergency shelter at Rockford Rescue Mission’s Women’s Crisis Shelter. Implement program policies and procedures. Provide assistance, encouragement, motivation, and direction to all guests. Monitor the safety and security of Crisis guests, visitors and volunteers. Maintain daily operations to ensure a non-threatening, drug and alcohol free environment for our guests. Be actively involved in making the program effective and accountable. Assist the supervisor as needed. Coordinate resources with other community agencies.

 

Women’s Crisis Evening Coordinator (FT)(PT)

Women’s Crisis Weekend Coordinator (PT)

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Minister to the spiritual, social, emotional, mental, and physical needs of Crisis guests and Life Recovery residents. Oversee the safety and security of all residents, visitors, and volunteers within the RRM facility. Maintain a non-threatening, drug and alcohol-free environment.

 

 

WORKS! CENTER

 

Career Specialist (PT)

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist individuals to successfully prepare, secure and thrive in career path employment. Conduct assessments and follow-up services. In addition, provide coaching, encouragement, motivation, and direction.

 

The above ministry positions are available at Rockford Rescue Mission. If you are interested, please request an application at 715 W. State Street, Rockford, IL between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM (Mon-Fri) or visit our website at www.rockfordrescuemission.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Numerous volunteer opportunities also are available at the Mission. If you would like to be involved with our Volunteer Ministry, please call our Volunteer Coordinator at 815-316-4151.

MISSION STATEMENT: Rockford Rescue Mission shares hope and help in Jesus’ name to move people from homelessness and despair toward personal and spiritual wholeness.