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Guest Services Specialist Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission is looking for a part-time Guest Services Specialist 1 to join our team. Are you the right person?

You’re Alert & On Guard

Are you concerned about the safety and security of those around you? Are you always alert and paying attention to detail? This job requires the ability to stay focused and avoid distractions to ensure the safety of the area you oversee and protect.

You’re Calm & Confident

A person who doesn't get riled easy is a good candidate for this job. You must be able to handle disruptions or disputes that might arise keeping your temper in check and maintain control of the situation. The right person for this job can't react angrily or violently to those who cause disruptions.

You’re A Go-Getter

The ideal candidate for this position is willing to take the initiative and do whatever needs to be done to complete the task. You don’t mind getting your hands dirty and pitching in to help.

You’re Strong In Your Faith

Sharing the love of Jesus Christ is at the heart of this position. Your job is to communicate the gospel and model Christian character to students in the Mission’s Life Recovery Program. Are you prepared to share your testimony? Conduct aftercare groups? Maybe even teach a class?

 

Qualifications

·         Committed Christian in good standing in a local church. Ability to serve as a personal witness for Jesus Christ and share the Gospel with guests 

·         High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

·         Ability to operate basic office equipment, such as computers, copiers, and printers.

·         Evaluate/Monitors emergency situations and speaks with the guest as needed to make corrections in action regarding rules (experience in security is helpful)

Applying

Think you’re a good fit? Email your resume and cover letter to LaKecia Hudson at hr@nashvillerescuremission.org.

Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Middle Tennessee.

We are always looking for extremely talented individuals to join our growing team of men and women who are focused on helping the homeless and hungry in our community, so please visit www.nashvillerescuemission.org to learn more about this and other career opportunities.

We have positions available at both the Men's and Women's Campuses, including part-time and PRN (on call). 
 

Located In:
Nashville
Counselor Apply Now

This position will work with an assigned caseload of clients in the Nashville Rescue Mission's Recovery Program.  They are tasked with providing clients a biblical approach to helping them develop mentally, physically spiritually, and emotionally through encouragement, counseling, teaching/coaching, discpline and mentoring. Qualified candidates will be highly trained professionals who operate from a biblical framerwork with at least a BS/BA in Theology, Social Services, Social Services, Counseling or other related fields plus experience in biblical recovery. Master's Degree preferred

  • Counselees are being transformed through the ministry and the changes are observable, and within the recovery contest, ministry reveals successful program completion percentages.
  • Clients’ recovery progress is documented through written goal setting and achievements including case notes and progress reports, written with every session.  These notes are easily readable by supervisors and other counseling staff.
  • Treats clients and staff with gentleness, dignity and respect at all times. There are relatively few ongoing complaints from the staff and clients about balance, judgment and fair mindedness.
  • Follow staff policies regarding interaction with and information about clients and their families and any outside agencies, especially regarding confidentiality and communication rules.
  • Mentors with a balance of compassion (grace) and confrontation (truth) with reliance on the Spirit and the Word of God and conducts self in such a manner as to be a mature Christian role model and treat clients with gentleness, dignity and respect at all times.
  • Potential client relapse and impending crises are discussed with supervisor immediately, with problems identified, and solutions proposed.
  • Provides a safe and secure environment for clients.
  • Upholds recovery program rules and policies with consistency.
  • Supports the Mission Statement and Values of the Nashville Rescue Mission.
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for the Nashville Rescue Mission.
  • Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations data.
Located In:
Nashville
Program Specialist 1 (Weekend Second Shift available) Apply Now

Job Summary:

To communicate the gospel and model Christian character to the clients, providing spiritual leadership and counseling to help the men overcome life-defeating problems.

Essential Duties:

1.      Monitor, and readily correct when necessary, client conduct, insuring that the rules and standards of operation are followed, which entails, a good working knowledge of the rules himself.

2.      Maintain close communication with the weekday staff, especially when there are weekend problems.

3.      Conduct aftercare groups, and preach and teach as needed.

4.      Closely oversee the weekend visitation, insuring that the guidelines are followed.

5.      Be as open and available as possible to all the program clients not necessarily walking the floor constantly, but widely and frequently being seen about in the dayroom, in the dining room, the office, etc.

6.      Handle the counseling needs as they arise, which obviously, will often mean “putting a band aid” on the problem until the client’s primary counselor is available early the following week.

7.      Maintain a close working relationship with the guest services staff. 

Located In:
Womens Campus, Nashville
Senior Director of Recovery Ministries Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission (NRM) is seeking to fill the position of Senior Director of Recovery Ministries. The position  reports directly to the President/CEO and is a member of the senior leadership team charged with oversight of the daily work of the recovery ministry, setting recovery ministry tone and culture, and planning for the future. The Senior Director of Recovery Ministries provides strategic leadership and operational oversight of all recovery ministry programs and services ensuring that the mission and critical objectives are fulfilled. This includes all planning, management and administrative responsibilities. Further, the Senior Director of Recovery Ministries will be expected to focus on the continuous improvement of current program, as well as developing new programs that serve the diverse and ever-changing needs of those who look to NRM.

NRM’s ministry program offerings include the residential recovery programs, transitional housing, job training initiatives, and various community outreach efforts.

NRM’s Recovery Ministries team is composed of approximately 34 dedicated men and women who share a common faith in Jesus Christ and a heartfelt commitment to serving those seeking life changing help. The NRM staff is committed to the foundational tenets of the Christian faith that are revealed through the person and work of Christ.

A commitment to Christ is at the center of the mission of NRM. The successful candidate will have personal warmth that invites trust. She/he should be a spiritually-maturing Christian who is able to work with a wide range of people.

Candidates should sense a call from God to ministry. The mission of NRM should energize this person. They should have a high energy level and a readiness to take on a significant challenge. In addition, the successful candidate’s family situation should allow for meeting the time demands of this position.

The successful candidate will be known as a leader. The primary criterion is that s/he comes with a successful track record of leading; specifically, applying creativity and innovation to build organizations that make a difference in their area of influence.

The successful candidate must be known for creating work environments that encourage all staff to develop fully their personal and professional lives. S/he must have a verifiable track record of productive, collaborative team leadership.

NRM is looking for a COLLABORATOR—someone who is both comfortable and adept at navigating relationships both internally and externally. The Senior Director of Recovery Ministries would represent NRM with senior staff at other agencies— both secular and faith-based.

A Master’s Degree is required. If you meet these qualifications and would like to be considered for this incredible opportunity, please email a copy of your resume to the attention of LaKecia Hudson at hr@nashvillerescuremission.org.

KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE SENIOR DIRECTOR OF RECOVERY MINISTRIES

·         Operations Expertise and Excellence - This person will serve as key member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for idea generation, strategic planning, program creation, program design and program development in close partnership with other senior leaders.

·         Program Leadership - This gifted leader will have the natural ability to energize programs through leading the existing program team and strategically developing new ways of serving NRM’s constituents.

·         Mature Faith - We are seeking a leader of deep personal faith, in agreement theologically with NRM. The right leader will have the ability to think and act decisively with purpose and integrity.

·         Implementation Leadership - This person will possess the ability to implement a vision by developing the strategy and operational plan for the short and long term success of NRM’s Recovery Ministries.  

·         Inspirational Communicator - The next NRM Senior Director Recovery Ministries will need the natural ability to create fully-inspired engagement of internal team members, churches and external partners.

WHERE IS THE CANDIDATE TODAY?

The successful candidate could come from a variety of vocations or careers. However, we believe that someone from one of the following areas will likely have the skills and experiences to lead programs at NRM. The candidate may approximate, but is not limited to, one of these descriptions:

• A current leader in the rescue mission field, secular or faith-based

• A successful business leader who senses a call to evangelical ministry…ideally to the mission and vision of NRM

• A faith-based ministry leader who has excelled at managing and growing programs

Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Middle Tennessee. 

Located In:
Nashville
Recovery Program Specialist -Mens Campus Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission is looking for a full-time Program Specialist 1 - Men's Recovery Program to join our team. Are you the right person?

You’re Strong In Your Faith

Sharing the love of Jesus Christ is at the heart of this position. Your job is to communicate the gospel and model Christian character to students in the Mission’s Life Recovery Program. Are you prepared to share your testimony? Conduct aftercare groups? Maybe even teach a class?

You’re A Great Communicator

When a life recovery student needs to talk, can you stop what you’re doing and listen? Being open and making yourself available to those in need is a big part of this job. You’ll also need to communicate with a variety of other staff members in different capacities, so the transition between staff is seamless.

You’re A Diplomat

Can you handle problems and conflict fairly, balancing justice and mercy, and exemplifying discernment and thoughtfulness? Knowing the rules and following the rules comes along with the territory. The right person for this position monitors and readily corrects students when necessary and can do it with grace.

You’re A Leader

There are times when you will need to put out fires and maintain morale. A strong leader will demonstrate empathy and patience in dealing with those who might not share their vision. They motivate rather than criticize, because strong leaders understand the effect they have on the people around them.

Qualifications

·         Committed Christian in good standing in a local church.

·         High school diploma, GED or equivalent.

·         Ability to operate basic office equipment, such as computers, copiers, and printers.

·         Preferred, 2-3 years of experience in biblical recovery.

Applying

Think you’re a good fit? Email your resume and cover letter to LaKecia Hudson at hr@nashvillerescuremission.org.

Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Middle Tennessee.

We are always looking for extremely talented individuals to join our growing team of men and women who are focused on helping the homeless and hungry in our community, so please visit nashvillerescuemission.org to learn more about this and other career opportunities.

 

Located In:
Nashville