Women's Connect Night Associate

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Portland Rescue Mission

Reports To: Women’s Connect Program Manager

Department: Guest Services

Location: Burnside Shelter

Employment Status: Part-time, Regular, Non-Exempt

Typical Hours Required: Typical work week Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, & Friday 3 PM – 11 PM, schedule may vary

Pay Rate: $13 per hour


General Description of Work

Responsible for ministering to female guests from the homeless population during the afternoon and evening shift. This position maintains a safe environment of the women’s program and referral area and provides a relational and ministerial presence to women served in our Burnside Shelter. Experience working with vulnerable women is preferred.   

Essential Functions

  • Work alongside program participants, modeling a life in Christ, building relationships, and encouraging women as they move forward.
  • Respond to phone inquiries regarding the Connect Program and other options.
  • Maintain a safe and healing environment for women staying at the Mission.
  • Knowledgeable of outside resources in order to help women address recovery, mental health support, employment, and housing.
  • Capable of handling difficult situations in a sensitive and confident manner. 

General Functions

  • Demonstrate flexibility in working together as a team member for the common goals of the mission including performance of tasks outside the parameters of this job description.
  • Knowledgeable in how different aspects of the program operate and be able to cover.

Other Duties as Assigned

In this and any position with Portland Rescue Mission, it is impossible to predict the many requests and assignments that can and will be made on an employee. Flexibility and a cooperative spirit are crucial characteristics of the person who holds this important position and for the successful operation of Portland Rescue Mission services.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to maintain calm in tense situations; ability to deescalate stressful encounters
  • Knowledge of and experience in sharing your relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Strong multitasking ability
  • Experience in Microsoft Windows software
  • Self- starter
  • Prompt and thorough in job performance
  • Creative and logical problem-solving
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player

Personal Attributes & Values

  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and a testimony of continued growth in faith
  • Spiritual maturity as defined by traditional Biblical Standards
  • Adheres to Portland Rescue Mission’s Statement of Faith and Code of Ethics
  • Desire to serve God in the ministry to hurting men, women and children
  • A pleasant, gentle, grace filled manner toward others
  • Possess and demonstrates excellent integrity
  • Composed and professional
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks as assigned
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. unassisted

Equipment Used

  • Telephone, fax and voice mail
  • Computer
  • Copier and related office equipment
  • CCTV Camera Systems
  • Laundry machines

Mission Statement

We share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction.

Location: Portland, OR
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