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. When done, please save your completed application, then email it as an attachment to: mindyjackson@rockfordrescuemission.org.

 

Should we have further interest, we will contact you by phone or email.

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

 

Chief Administration Officer (full-time)

Provide support, oversight, leadership and direction to the Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology departments, ensuring adequate staffing and optimal operation. Oversee and direct systems and processes in accordance with Mission goals, objectives and applicable compliance. Responsible for oversight of operating budget, departmental staffing, financial reporting and policies and procedures.

 

Human Resources Director (full-time)

Specialized work in developing and maintaining the Human Resources department of the Rescue Mission including Human Resources policies and procedures, payroll program, compensation and job classifications, recruitment program, employee benefit plans, employee training and development, employee relations, initiatives and activities, Human Resource information system and departmental files. Assist and advise all departments in Human Resource matters.

 

IT Coordinator (full-time)

Assist the Chief Operations Officer as instructed in all operations relating to computers and their functioning. Troubleshoot for problems. Perform new installations and network enrollments. Observe and assist outside consultant service as needed. Respond to any computer/printer issue at RRM. Monitor, update and oversee phone system. Monitor servers. Research and recommend purchases and upgrades of IT equipment for the yearly budget.

 

 

DEVELOPMENT

 

Chief Development Officer (full-time)

Oversee, lead, develop and coordinate the overall strategy for total Mission fundraising and public relations. Coordinate community awareness and development activities and lead the development team in promoting and representing the Mission ministries.

 

 

FACILITIES

 

Facilities Assistant (part-time)

Assist with the overall maintenance, repairs and special projects of facilities and vehicles. Maintain all Mission facilities. Assist in lawn care and snow removal. Ensure that the Mission properties are clean and free of litter and debris. Address emergency situations and support special events.

 

 

FOOD SERVICE

 

Cook (part-time)

Prepare and cook meals for Mission food service programs. Maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen and surrounding food service areas.

 

Driver (part-time)

Safely and courteously pick up donations from designated donors and deliver to RRM.  Determine whether a donation can be accepted and communicate to each donor. Assist in the loading and loading of goods and donations. Operate Mission vehicles in a safe manner at all times, complying with the laws and policies.

 

 

MEN’S PROGRAMS

 

Men’s Life Recovery Evening/Weekend Coordinator (1 full-time, 2 part-time)

Minister to the social, emotional, mental and physical needs of all Recovery Program clients. Oversee the safety and security of residents, clients, visitors and volunteers within the RRM facility. Guide resident activities. Utilize program principles and procedures in a spirit of compassion and respect. Demonstrate non-threatening conflict resolution and de-escalation skills. Assist in the growth and development of residents of the Recovery Program.

 

Men’s Crisis Evening/Weekend Coordinator (2 part-time)

Minister to the spiritual, social, emotional, mental and physical needs of homeless individuals.  Oversee the safety and security of all guests, visitors, and volunteers within the RRM facility.  Maintain a non-threatening, drug- and alcohol-free environment.  Oversee the registering and check-in of crisis guests.

 

Men’s Crisis Night Coordinator (2 full-time)

Minister to the spiritual, social, emotional, mental and physical needs of homeless individuals.  Oversee the safety and security of all guests, visitors and volunteers within the RRM facility.  Maintain a non-threatening, drug- and alcohol-free environment.  Oversee the registering and check-in of crisis guests.

 

 

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Floor Associate/Cashier (3 part-time)

Assist customers in an efficient and Christlike manner. Maintain the appearance of the sales floor, including replacing/rearranging merchandise throughout the day, arranging displays in a neat, shopper-friendly way. Assist with timely transition from season to season. Aid in the pricing of merchandise. Dress windows to attract customers and reflect the seasons.

 

 

THRIFT STORE

 

Supervisor (full-time)

To provide overall management to the daily operations of Thrift Store. Maintain excellent customer service. Recruit, train, and develop all staff. Assess performance on a regular basis. Recruit volunteers and program participants. Set quality and uniform standards for display and pricing of new and used merchandise. Manage inventory effectively. Monitor daily production goals and maintain a standard of excellence in cleanliness and style.

 

Driver (full-time)

Safely and courteously pick up donations from designated donors and deliver to RRM.  Determine whether a donation can be accepted and communicate to each donor. Assist in the loading and loading of goods and donations. Operate Mission vehicles in a safe manner at all times, complying with the laws and policies.

 

Processor (part-time)

Prepare and sort merchandise for the sales floor. Inspect clothing donations for cleanliness and style. Test appliances and electronics to ensure good working condition. Determine the retail value of items, price, size and tag merchandise.

 

 

WOMEN’S PROGRAMS

 

Women’s Life Recovery Evening Coordinator and Weekend Coordinator (part-time)

Oversee the Women’s Life Recovery Program during evening or weekend hours. Supervise and Coordinate resident activity and in-house assignments. Ensure the safety and security of residents, visitors and volunteers. Assist in the transportation of Recovery Program clients with outside appointments and events.

 

Women’s Crisis Guest Advocate (full-time)

Minister to the spiritual, social, emotional, mental and physical needs of Crisis guests. 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 Crisis Evening/Weekend Coordinator (full-time, part-time)

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

 

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 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or apply above.

INSURANCE AND BENEFITS

 

COMPENSATION

  • Social Security and Medicare Match

 

HEALTH

  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

 

RETIREMENT

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match

 

VACATION, HOLIDAYS, AND MISSION TRIPS

  • 9 Paid Holidays Per Year
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Birthday Off with Pay
  • 1 Paid Day for Spiritual Renewal
  • Paid Time Off to Participate in a Mission Trip, After 5 Years of Service

 

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Clinical Care and Health Screenings
  • Fitness Room
  • Free Meals
  • Health/Wellness Coaching
  • Hepatitis B Immunization – $100 Contribution
  • Klehm Arboretum Membership
  • Pastoral and Spiritual Care
  • Thrift Store Discount
  • TB Testing

 

TRAINING

  • Educational Opportunities (In-Services, Seminars, Conferences)
  • CPR Training

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.