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Career Opportunities - June 2018

Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers are leading providers of services to the homeless and needy of South Florida. Emergency Shelter and residential programs are available at the Miami, Hollywood, and Pompano Beach Centers.

Miami Rescue Mission offers the following benefits:10 paid holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital Indemnity, Disability and Life Insurance, paid time off, compassion leave, direct deposit, and company-matched retirement savings. If you meet the requirements of a position, please fill in the form below. No phone calls please. You may also complete an application at the Human Resources office located at 3553 NW 50th Street, Miami, FL 33142.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be considered. Level 2 Background Screening is required. Miami Rescue Mission - Broward Outreach Centers maintains a drug-free workplace and is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Truck Driver drives assigned vehicle to pick up and deliver donations and/or purchased items such as furniture, clothes, etc. in Dade and Broward Counties. Must be able to lift and/or carry a minimum of 75 pounds. Maintains and keeps required supplies and safety equipment in truck. Conducts routine safety inspection of vehicles, and promptly reports all mechanical problems.

Minimum Requirements: Must have at least 1 year of verifiable driving experience, and a Florida Driver’s Class D License. Must have a safe driving record with no more than four (4) points max. Must be familiar with local streets and highways in Dade and Broward Counties. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $11.00 - $16.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Guest Services Driver at the Center for Men will drive a van or other assigned vehicle to transport passengers or assigned personnel as requested, for Agency business. Conducts routine safety inspection of vehicles, and promptly reports all mechanical problems.

Minimum Requirements: Must have at least a 10th grade education with a valid State of Florida driver’s license (4 pts. max). Previous driving experience in transporting passengers is a plus. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population. Must be a safe, patient, and conscientious driver with a satisfactory motor vehicle report (preferably with no points) and be familiar with Dade County. Must be able to read and follow maps and be able to read, write, and carry out oral and written directions in English. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $9.00 - $13.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Senior Development Assistant (SDA) will provide administrative support to the Sr. Community Development Associate at the Miami campus. Job duties include: assisting with campaigns and outreaches in Miami; updating spreadsheets; entering data into the Mission’s database; sending thank-you cards to donors/supporters; and keeping up with all paperwork. The SDA also helps greet visitors, answers and makes phone calls to donors, and schedules appointments for the Sr. Community Development Associate.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED. Must have a minimum of two (2) years office experience, with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Prefer experience in a non-profit organization or general office setting. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with staff, vendors, and supporters in a professional and courteous manner. Must be very organized and able to prioritize tasks. A high level of accuracy and confidentiality is required. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $12.00 - $17.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Cook at Miami Rescue Mission will be responsible for preparing bulk meals for our residents. Must be knowledgeable in food preparation (large quantities), storage, handling and serving techniques in an institutional type setting. Good communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as business needs dictate.

Minimum Requirements: Must have a High School diploma or GED and knowledge of basic mathematical calculations to calculate measurements for recipes. Must have a valid driver’s license with 4 points maximum is preferred. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $11.00 - $16.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Donor Services Assistant (DSA) reports to the Gifts & Marketing Senior Manager. The DSA is responsible for monthly donor services reports and oversees the maintenance of donor records in the database. The DSA needs to be highly skilled in Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, mathematic calculations, as well as in navigating databases. The DSA has oversight of end-of-the-month reporting of revenue and Gift-in-Kind (GIK) and Service-in-Kind (SIK), and maintenance of donor segmentation and reporting of the moves management process. The DSA will help the Gifts & Marketing Senior Manager by keeping existing reports up to date, know the Mission's database system and learn to run appropriate reports from the database, as well as fill in and create new improved versions in Excel.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School Diploma or GED. Must have a minimum of one (1) year experience in a non-profit organization or general office setting. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with staff, vendors, and supporters in a professional and courteous manner. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized and able to prioritize tasks. A high level of accuracy and confidentiality is required. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $12.00 - $17.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Alpha Chaplain (AC at Miami Rescue Mission reports to the Case Management Supervisor, and is responsible for providing support to residents who are at the Alpha stage of rehabilitation. The AC must be able to sign the Mission’s Statement of Faith. Duties include discipling residents on the true meaning of salvation, and teaching them how to implement biblical principles into their restoration from addictions. Teaches relapse prevention techniques from a biblical perspective, and facilitates support groups on a weekly or monthly basis as needed. Guides Alpha residents to practice biblical coping skills to overcome addictions, and what it means to their personal salvation. Educates, empowers and equips residents by using biblical discipleship techniques. Acts as a spiritual counselor and guide, using the Holy Scriptures as a solid foundation for continued restoration and commitment to overcoming addictions.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED with sound biblical and addictions training. A college degree in Social Sciences, Biblical Studies or Divinity is preferred. Must be an ordained Minister of the Gospel, and have at least 1 year of experience in homeless or similar ministry. Must have experience in individual and group teaching. The AC must have the ability to disciple individuals by teaching solid biblical truths, emphasizing salvation through the acceptance of Jesus Christ. Knowledge of addiction, recovery principles and relapse prevention necessary due to the special population being served. Must be able to teach and lead residents by testimony. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Guest Services Assistant (GSA) monitors and oversees residential clients at the Men’s Center. Duties include assisting with new resident orientation; providing general oversight of residents in the absence of management; ensuring that residents perform assigned chores; handling emergencies according to policies and procedures; providing operational support for events such as graduations and luncheons; and, coordinating transportation and/or laundry services for residents.

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate (or GED) with a valid driver’s license required. Must have one (1) year work experience in social services or security-related work. Requires the flexibility to work 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. or 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. including weekends and holidays as needed. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour. Position is non-exempt.

The A/C & Electrical Technician reports to the Industrial Division Director and is primarily responsible for servicing air conditioning units, electric motors, heating units, compressors, intake and exhaust fans, and humidifiers.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School Diploma or GED, HVAC certification, and a valid Florida driver’s license. Must have at least 3-5 years of experience in servicing air conditioning and electrical units. The A/C & Electrical Technician must understand basic refrigeration cycle to include: identifying components in refrigeration circuit, pressure/temperature measuring devices, refrigeration recovery/evacuation/charging, basic electron theory, different kinds of circuits, and know how to troubleshoot heating systems. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The GIK / Special Projects Assistant (GIK / SPA) reports to the Sr. Community Development Associate, and will help process and count Gift-in-Kind (GIK) and help with special projects as they arise. Duties include responsibility for sorting & counting GIK, and updating a spreadsheet with GIK information. The GIK / SPA will also assist with ongoing projects within the Community Development Department, in seeing them to successful completion.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED. Must be a self-motivated, highly organized team player, and be able to work in an environment where they are not afraid to get their “hands dirty” by helping to sort Gift-in-kind (GIK). Must be detail-oriented with the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, and be able to understand and carry out oral and written directions in English. Requires a professional and courteous demeanor with the ability to interact with all levels of volunteers, donors, public, residents, and staff. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $9.00 - $13.00 per hour. Position is non-exempt.

The Maintenance Worker performs preventive or routine maintenance and building repairs following OSHA guidelines and building codes as assigned by supervisor. May lockout or tag out unsafe or broken equipment. Duties include performing minor repairs to building fixtures, minor plumbing repairs, cleaning electrical fixtures, replacing bulbs, and touch-up painting. Performs needed carpentry to buildings as directed.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred. Minimum three (3) years building maintenance or construction experience in plumbing or carpentry. Will consider candidate with five (5) years of experience in building maintenance management or construction, plumbing, A/C and/or carpentry work in lieu of education. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour. Position is non-exempt.

The Case Manager I at the Center for Men reports to the Case Management Supervisor, and will provide case management services, crisis intervention, support and referral services to clients. Incumbent will provide timely outcome reports per program guidelines and requirements. Monitors progress of residents, and refers them to appropriate agencies for assistance as needed. Schedule may include some nights and weekends as business needs dictate.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a high school diploma or GED, and demonstrated experience of at least 1 year with the homeless population. A Bachelor’s degree and/or CAP training and 1-2 years of experience in social work is preferred. Must have the ability to recognize symptoms of common mental, physical, co-occurring, alcohol/substance abuse addictions to make proper assessment for care plans, referrals, and linkage with excellent follow-up skills. Must be knowledgeable of community programs and resources that are available to clients. Must be able to work the following shifts: 3 days; 8am – 4:30pm and 2 days; 2pm – 10:30pm Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $12.00 to $17.00 per hour based on experience. Position is hourly and is non-exempt.


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Our Miami and Broward Centers in Brief

The Miami Campus has served the homeless and needy since 1922. The administration offices, Center for Men, Center for Women and Children, Jeffrey A. Tew Education Center, Community Activity Center-which provides out of school and summer programs for children, Food Warehouse, Health Clinic, and Thrift Stores are located in a three block area off NW 1st Ave. and NW 20th Street. The Centers offer emergency and residential programs. An additional building houses 78 men and has a conference center. The combined Centers provide 390 beds for residential and emergency services.

The Hollywood Campus was opened in 1997 after serving the homeless and needy of Broward beginning in 1992. It was the first center in Broward to offer comprehensive programs for the homeless. The Hollywood Campus has 128 beds for residential programs and 18 emergency beds to serve men, women, and children. It is located at the corner of Scott Street and Old Dixie Highway, near Sheridan Street.

The Pompano Beach Campus was opened in 2002 and has 200 beds for residential programs and 20 emergency beds to serve men, women, and children. The campus is located in the northern part of Broward County near Copans Road. Men, women, and children are served as well as a special program to engage the chronic homeless.