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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 and a résumé to the information below.
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Current Job Openings

Community Relations Manager 

Reports to: Director of Development and Community Relations

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is taking applications for full-time Community Relations Manager. 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.

Requirements

 

  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, analytical abilities, technical/computer competence, including Internet, Microsoft Office, and online database use. Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Ability to apply an ethical code and good judgment, and to handle confidential materials and situations with sensitivity and discretion. 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet and interact with donors, volunteers, and community leaders.
  • Some college preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Volunteer Relations – Manage volunteer correspondence and maintain volunteer serving calendar. Assist volunteers with questions and engagement. 
  • Donor Relations – Assist in donor engagement and in the creating and messaging for in-house donor communications.
  • Grants – Assist as needed in grant research and write for grants to fund Mission projects. Assist in preparing any follow-up or impact reports needed.
  • Community Relations – Assist in securing various community engagement events (i.e. 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.
  • Marketing – Assist in the production of marketing materials as needed.
  • 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

This is a full-time salary position that includes medical, dental and vision insurance. 

Email resume and application to personnel@sbrescuemission.com or go to sbrescuemission.com and fill out application. 

Men’s Guest Services Team (Part-Time)

Reports to: Director of Men’s Program

Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is seeking qualified male candidates to be a part of our guests relations 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. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license. 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.

Email resume and application to personnel@sbrescuemission.comWhen sending your resume, please reference in the subject line of the email which position you are applying for

Women’s Guest Services Team (Part-Time)

Reports to: Director of Women and Children’s Program

Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is seeking qualified female candidates to be a part of our guests relations 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. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license. 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.

Email resume and application to personnel@sbrescuemission.comWhen sending your resume, please reference in the subject line of the email which position you are applying for. 

Retail Sales Associate (Full-time)

Reports to: Thrift Store Manager

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is taking applications for 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 Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thrift Store Ministry Associates report directly to the Thrift Store Manager.

Please download and complete an application and send it or a résumé to personnel@sbrescuemission.comWhen sending your resume, please reference in the subject line of the email which position you are applying for.

Thrift Store Retail Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is taking applications for a Thrift Store Manager at our Mission Thrift Store. Candidates must be able to work in a Christian environment, be personable with a desire for ministry to broken and wounded lives, and be observant, work well with both our homeless guests and our community volunteers. 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.

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”

Overview:

The store manager will be responsible for operating the Mission Thrift Store, a social enterprise which supports the programs and services of the Life Recovery Program at the Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission. The ideal candidate will be highly energetic, friendly and seek to find innovative ways to manage and improve the thrift store. The right candidate will be committed to creating a professional, yet loving atmosphere and will desire to instruct and serve alongside staff and our Mission guests. The Thrift Store provides our guests with community-based job experience, hands-on application of learned skills and simultaneously serves as a funding source for the Mission’s Life Recovery Program. 

Qualifications:

  • Retail and supervisory experience required with retail management experience preferred. 
  • Familiarity with merchandise promotion and sales techniques
  • Ability to manage and train staff and guests in a retail environment
  • Responsible for the accurate handling of donated assets and monies involved in store operations, including daily deposits, banking and change
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete store sales and deposit records
  • Ability to organize and maintain sales floor merchandise
  • Ability to multitask; flexible and capable of adapting to changing priorities
  • Need to be able to lift 30 lbs, bend, squat, stand for long periods of time
  • Valid Driver’s License

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 Executive Director. 

This is a full-time salary position that includes medical, dental and vision insurance. 

Email resume to personnel@sbrescuemission.com or go to sbrescuemission.com and fill out application. 

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