Join our Team

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.



  • Café Associate (PT)



  • Child Care Associate (PT)



  • Director of Development (FT)



  • Lead Food Service Associate (FT)
  • Cook (PT)



  • Men’s Life Recovery Aftercare Coach (PT)
  • Men’s Life Recovery Weekend Coordinator (PT)
  • Men’s Crisis Weekend/Evening Coordinator (PT)
  • Men’s Crisis Weekend Coordinator (PT)



  • Thrift Store Supervisor (FT)
  • Processing Associate (PT)



  • Women’s Life Recovery Weekend Coordinator (PT)
  • Women’s Crisis Day Coordinator (PT)
  • Women’s Crisis Evening Coordinator (PT)
  • Women’s Crisis Weekend Coordinator (PT)




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


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.