Career Opportunities


How to Apply

 

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:

Email: personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com

Fax: (318) 629-8493

Mail (or hand deliver to):
SB Rescue Mission
ATTN: Human Resources
901 McNeil St.
Shreveport, LA 71101

Current Job Openings:

Maintenance Assistant

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 personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.

Cook 

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 personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.

Warehouse Team Member

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is in need of a warehouse team member for our Enterprise Department. Candidates will be responsible for the opening and closing of the warehouse. Candidates will work alongside our Vocational Training students to train and mentor them in their daily tasks. Qualified candidates must have a valid driver’s license and be able to life 40 lbs. Candidates will be responsible for helping to maintain warehouse inventory and be able to assist in online enterprise operations. Qualified candidates must have a personal relationship with Christ and a desire to mentor and serve our guests. The Warehouse Team Member must exhibit a Christ-like attitude and be able to lead by example. Warehouse Team Members report to the Director of Enterprise. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.

Women’s Shelter Help Desk Attendant (Full-Time)

Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is seeking qualified female candidates to be a part of our help desk ministry team. 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. 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 in-take processing, maintain accurate records, answer all incoming calls, and other duties as assigned. High School Diploma required. Candidates report directly to Director of Women and Children’s Program. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.

Thrift Store Ministry Associate (Full-time)

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is taking applications for both part-time and full-time Thrift Store Ministry Associates. 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. Responsibilities include but are not limited to greeting and assisting customers, operate the cash register and credit payment system, maintain accurate records and record all sales and transactions. Candidates will also work side by side with our guests in our vocational training program and provide them with retail training. Candidates must also adhere to high standards in merchandise presentation including but not limited to arranging and cleaning racks and shelves, monitor the presentation of working electronics, be knowledgeable on current Thrift Store inventory, and other duties as assigned. Thrift Store operates from Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thrift Store Ministry Associates report directly to the Director of Enterprise. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.

Manager of Food Services

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is taking applications for a Manager of Food Services/Chef in our food services department. Candidates need to have experience cooking and prepping 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. The manager of food services is directly responsible for all kitchen functions including food purchasing, preparation and maintenance of quality standards; sanitation and cleanliness; training of employees in methods of cooking, preparation, plate presentation, portion and cost control, sanitation and cleanliness. While maintaining a level head with strong strategic leadership skills, you are responsible for maximizing the productivity of the kitchen staff, cooks, culinary assistants, apprentices, and dishwashers. The manager of food services/chef is primarily responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a kitchen, but duties often will extend well beyond the kitchen. Candidates will also work outside of the kitchen in developing new recipes, planning menus, hiring or training cooks, maintaining an inventory of food supplies, following a food budget, doing purchase orders, reporting to the Executive Director, and completing other administrative tasks.

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission exist to pursue the Passion of Jesus Christ to lift up the hungry, homeless, abused and addicted.

“Changing our cities one life at a time”

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must possess a serve safe food manager certification.

  1. Louisiana food safe certificate preferred.
    3. Experience in quantity or commercial food preparation a plus
    4. Must have knowledge and skill to meet all applicable standards for food preparation
    5. Possess and exhibit high standards of personal cleanliness and hygiene (wear clean white apron and wear hairnet/caps — supplied by employer,)
    6. Knowledge of applicable sanitation
    7. Must be able to work with other staff, supervisors and suppliers
    8. Must be willing to work flexible hours according to needs of Food Service

Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.

Men’s Shelter Help Desk Attendant (Full-time)

Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is seeking qualified male candidates to be a part of our help desk ministry team. 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. 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 Men’s Manager. Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to personnel@nullsbrescuemission.com.