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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, HiSET (or 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@nashvillerescuemission.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
Nashville Rescue Mission is looking for a full-time Counselor to join our team. Are you the right person?
 
This position will work with an assigned caseload of students in Nashville Rescue Mission's Life Recovery Program. They are tasked with providing students a biblical approach to helping them develop mentally, physically spiritually, and emotionally through encouragement, counseling, teaching/coaching, discipling, and mentoring. Qualified candidates will be highly trained professionals who operate from a biblical framework 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.
 
  • Students are being transformed through the ministry and the changes are observable, and within the recovery contest, ministry reveals successful program completion percentages.
  • Students’ 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 students and staff with gentleness, dignity, and respect at all times. There are relatively few ongoing complaints from the staff and students about balance, judgment, and fair mindedness.
  • Follow staff policies regarding interaction with and information about students 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 students with gentleness, dignity, and respect at all times.
  • Potential student relapse and impending crises are discussed with supervisor immediately, with problems identified, and solutions proposed.
  • Provides a safe and secure environment for students.
  • Upholds recovery program rules and policies with consistency.
  • Supports the mission statement and core values of Nashville Rescue Mission.
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for Nashville Rescue Mission.
  • Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee, and operations data.

Applying

Think you’re a good fit? Click apply or email your resume and cover letter to hr@nashvillerescuemission.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
Case Manager 2- Transitional Housing Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission is looking for a Full-time 2nd Shift Case Manager 2 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 living in the Transitional House. Are you prepared to share your testimony? Motivate students? Conduct aftercare groups? Maybe even counsel when called?

You’re A Coach

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 administer, communicate and monitor policies and student behavior. Provide students with guidance and education in the area of budget, time management, community service and church attendance. Help facilitate aftercare sessions and fills in when needed. Conduct counseling and conflict resolution when needed.

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 while facilitating a warm and inviting atmosphere that nurtures Christian growth. You will need to assist with scheduled and random drug/alcohol screenings, monitor work therapy, and oversee room inspections.                                                                                                                         

You’re An Encourager

There are times when you will need to put out fires and maintain morale. Managing and overseeing the Recovery Transitional House takes a leader.  This person will demonstrate empathy and patience in dealing with those students who are phasing to a new part of recovery. They motivate rather than criticize, because strong leaders understand the effect they have on the people around them. Students are re-entering society and will need a godly example to help orient them.

Qualifications

  • Committed Christian in good standing in a local church and be a godly example of their program teaching.
  • BS/BA in counseling social services, or theology, or 5-7 years’ experience in biblical recovery.
  • Strong computer and office skills to provide documentation. Preferably experience with Clienttrack and Microsoft Office.
  • Must hold a Valid Tennessee Driver’s License and be insurable by the Mission’s insurance company.

Applying

Think you’re a good fit? Email your resume and cover letter to  hr@nashvillerescuemission.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
Program Specialist 1 (Weekend First Shift available) Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission is looking for a Part-Time Weekend 1st shift Program Specialist 1 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 hr@nashvillerescuemission.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:
Womens Campus, Nashville
Senior Director of Recovery Ministries Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission 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 Nashville Rescue Mission.

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

The Mission'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 Mission 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. 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 Nashville Rescue Mission 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.

Nashville Rescue Mission 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 the Mission 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 the Mission's constituents.
  • Mature Faith - We are seeking a leader of deep personal faith, in agreement theologically with Nashville Rescue Mission. 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 the Mission's Recovery Ministries.  
  • Inspirational Communicator - The next Mission's Senior Director of 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 the Mission. 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 Nashville Rescue Mission.
  • 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
Executive Assistant to the CEO Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission is seeking to fill the position of Executive Assistant to the CEO. In this position, you will serve as principal administrative support for the leader of this organization.

You’re A Great Communicator

You’re engaging! Have the ability to build trust and confidence with staff, those we serve and the community. Can you prioritize multiple tasks; provide great service to employees and the community while meeting strict deadlines? You’ll need to communicate with a variety of staff members, guests, community leaders, donors and board members in different capacities in adherence to mission and overall support of the CEO. With a sincere interest in the values and ministry of the Nashville Rescue Mission, this individual needs to be a team player with the ability to maintain high level of personal initiative and confidentiality.

You’re Detail Oriented

Can you maintain confidentiality and discretion in your completion of needed tasks? Candidates should be able to coordinate the CEO’s schedule, board meetings, prepare reports, maintain and create historical files, while prioritizing office needs.   

Essential Functions:

·         Represent the CEO in a professional and congenial manner in person, on the telephone, and through written correspondence.

·         Mentor with a balance of compassion (grace) and confrontation (truth) with reliance of the Spirit and Word of God and possess strong customer service skills

·         Manage the CEO’s extensive calendar to include meetings and conference calls, sorting and filtering requests for the President - CEO’s time while ensuring strategic priorities are met in a timely manner.

·         Maintain files and records. Should be detailed oriented, well organized to maintain confidential records and discretion when handling information.

·         Drafts letters in response to routine inquiries concerning President - CEO participation in external events and other letters as appropriate.

Qualifications

·         Committed Christian in good standing in a local church.

·         Bachelor’s Degree Preferred with five years administrative experience desired, prefer CEO level in a nonprofit.

  • Excellent skills in all Microsoft and Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Desktop Publishing).
  • Able to work in fast paced environment where confidentiality is key
  • Ability to drive, possesses a valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation.
  • Self-starter and independent worker while maintaining a team approach to challenges.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to complete non-routine assignments.

 

Applying

Think you’re a good fit? Email your resume and cover letter to LaKecia Hudson at hr@nashvillerescuemission.org Please visit nashvillerescuemission.org to learn more about this and other career opportunities.

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
Food Service Manager Apply Now

Nashville Rescue Mission is looking for a Full-Time Food Service Manager for our Women’s Facility. Are you the right person? The Food Service Manager will create a ministry in the kitchen. Manage the food service and kitchen activities.  Oversee the preparation of nutritious meals in compliance with health standards, manage food and supply inventories and manage staff. You have the great staff of planning and preparing menus for our women’s campus.

We are looking for someone who has a sincere interest in the values and ministry of Nashville Rescue Mission. Knowledge of current Health department regulations to  instruct those working in the kitchen in health department standards, food preparation methods and cooking and is responsible to Christ. The Food Service Manager is the head of the kitchen and must maintain good work relationships with job therapy crews, staff and volunteers. Flexibility to graciously allow unexpected food donations

You’re Strong in Your Faith

Sharing the love of Jesus Christ is at the heart of this position. Are you a committed Christian, in agreement with the Nashville Rescue Mission Statement of Faith and active in a local church? Mature, responsible and teachable.

You’re Detail Oriented

You understand the responsibilities, needs and priorities of a commercial kitchen such as when making schedules, supply orders and reports to the Director of Operations. Motivate staff, guest and volunteers and share the mission message with every meal served. You’ve got a knack for juggling multiple projects at once and prioritizing to get everything done effectively. You’re hard-wired with a “get things done” attitude and love being faced with new challenges. 

You’re A Team Builder

Support the development team by prioritizing important duties, providing administrative support to include communication to potential and current donors, organizing meetings and coordinating follow up tasks for the Development Team. Developing a systematic approach for special event record retention while assisting with an annual special events budget and promoting fund raising for the mission.

Qualifications

·         Committed Christian in good standing in a local church.

·         High school Diploma or GED equivalent.

·         One year of food service experience.

·         Ability to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climbing stairs, push and pull items weighing 40 pounds or less

Applying

Think you’re a good fit? Email your resume and cover letter to hr@nashvillerescuemission.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