The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is looking for professionals committed to our mission of ending homelessness. Our dedication to making a difference in the lives of homeless men, women and children means that we need to draw upon the talent and teamwork that comes from having a diverse staff.
The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is incorporated as a private, non-denominational, religious organization and seeks employees who share the values and Christian beliefs of this ministry. Employees for the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission are selected on the basis of merit, qualification, competency, and suitability to our specific ministry. Employment decisions are made without consideration of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability.
We only accept applications and resumes for active job openings, which will be posted below. To apply, please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to:
Submit applications and resumes via:
Fax: (318) 629-8493
Mail (or hand deliver to):
SB Rescue Mission
ATTN: Human Resources
901 McNeil St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Current Job Openings:
Men’s Shelter Help Desk Attendant (Part-Time)
Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is seeking qualified male candidates to be a part of our help desk ministry team. Qualified candidates must have a personal relationship with Christ, have a desire to serve the homeless, exhibit a Christ-like attitude and must be able to serve as a witness as needed. Qualified candidates must possess verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented, be self-motivated and must be able to multi-task. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups and individuals. This position functions primarily to meet the needs of our homeless guests including but not limited to maintaining accurate records, answer all incoming calls, and other duties as assigned. High School Diploma required. Candidates report directly to the Director of Men’s Program. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to email@example.com.
Maintenance Assistant works under the Maintenance Manager in all aspects of property maintenance including repair, installation, preventive, corrective, and emergency tasks. Candidate must have a working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, flooring, component and systems installation, construction, electrical, painting, furniture assembly, appliances, grounds maintenance, and HVAC. Candidates must be able to perform continuously or for prolonged period of time, unassisted lifting up to 50 lbs., bending, walking, kneeling, and stretching. Two years of experience is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent preferred and candidates MUST have and maintain a valid driver’s license. Maintenance Assistant must work well with co-workers and with our Maintenance Vocational Training Program students. Qualified candidates must have a personal relationship with Christ, have a desire to serve the homeless, exhibit a Christ-like attitude and must be able to serve as a witness as needed. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is in need of a cook in our food services department. Candidates must be able to prep and cook meals in large quantities. Non-profit food preparation experience is a plus. Candidates must be able to work in a Christian environment, be personable with a desire for ministry to broken and wounded lives, be observant, work well with both our homeless guests and our community volunteers, have good time management skills, be able to multitask, and direct and manage multiple individuals during service. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours according to needs of Food Service. Cooks report to the Kitchen Administrator. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to email@example.com.
Community Relations Manager
The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is in need of a Community Relations Manager. This position reports to the Director of Development. Candidates must have exceptional attention to detail, good written and verbal communication skills, technical/computer competence, including Internet, Microsoft Office and online database use. Candidates also must possess the ability to apply an ethical code and good judgment, and to handle confidential materials and situations with sensitivity and discretion. Individuals need to have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet and interact with community leaders. Some college preferred. Candidates must have a personal relationship with Christ and have a desire to serve the homeless. Candidates must exhibit a Christ-like attitude and must be able to serve as a witness as needed. Responsibilities included but are not limited to the following:
- Donor Relations – Assist in donor engagement, provide and prepare donor research and assist in regular major donor communication.
- Grants – Research and write for grants to fund Mission projects. Assist in preparing any follow-up or impact reports needed.
- Community Relations – Secure various community engagement events (i.e. restaurant fundraisers, church booths, speaking engagements, etc.). Assist in representing the Mission at various events in Shreveport-Bossier such as but not limited to after hours networking, speaking engagements, etc.
- Provide support as requested for special events/projects.
- Conduct tours and assist with volunteer orientation as needed.
- Perform other related duties, tasks or responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Development