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Rescue Mission Alliance

Director - Victor Valley Rescue Mission

Rescue Mission Alliance
Victorville, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/28/2014
Categories: Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Director of the Victor Valley Rescue Mission (VVRM) is responsible to oversee the development and implementation of all services provided through VVRM in response to the community needs and in alignment with RMA’s mission, vision, and values. This is a full-time, exempt position located Victorville, CA, and reports to the Regional Vice President of Ministries. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience, and includes benefits.


The Director will oversee a growing ministry to the hungry, homeless, and addicted, including a residential Life Recovery Program and thrift store operations. The Director will be responsible for planning and goal setting, program organization, budgeting, decision making, personnel recruiting and motivation, training, and ministry development.


The Director will also collaborate with local churches, agencies, school districts, and government boards to affect an integrated program capable of meeting the felt needs within the community, and facilitate and model commitment to the ministry of fund-raising.


Program Description – The Director of the Victor Valley Rescue Mission, under the umbrella of  Rescue Mission Alliance (RMA), a Christian non-profit organization that has been serving the less fortunate in Southern California through emergency and long-term rehabilitation services since 1972. The Victor Valley Rescue Mission (VVRM) is a vital part of RMA that offers outreach and emergency cold weather shelter to families, as well as a men’s drug and alcohol recovery program in Victorville, CA.

Qualifications - Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and active in a local Christian church. BA (Bible School/Seminary) or equivalent in related field plus five years ministry, management, supervisory and non-profit experience. Experience in directing the operations of a rescue mission or similar ministry preferred. Must have compatible theology with RMA core values and Statement of Faith. Must be committed to serving God and the body of Christ. Must have a teachable spirit and be committed to team participation. Genuine burden to have people come to Christ and to have their needs alleviated. Must be an initiator who can work under deadlines. Must have good leadership abilities: motivation, communication, judgment, coordination, measuring results, and reporting. Sincere desire to be a "Servant Leader" in actual everyday situations. Excellent people skills; with proven ability to motivate staff, pastors, and community leaders. Ability to raise funds for ministry - preferably with proven experience. Valid CA D.L., lift up to 30lbs.


Interested Parties - Please email your cover letter and resume to or fax to (805) 385-4126 with a cover page indicating the position you are interested in applying for. You can also apply online at and fill out an online application.