Responsible for ministering to female guests from the homeless population during the 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.
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.
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
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
Telephone, fax and voice mail
Copier and related office equipment
CCTV Camera Systems
We share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction.