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Bridgeport Rescue Mission

Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

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Director of Men's New Life Discipleship Program & Shelter Services.  Lead and manage Bridgeport Rescue Mission's New Life Discipleship Program, a faith based addiction recovery program for men.  Also oversee the Men's Emergency Overnight Shelter Services.

  • Ensure the Program components are well integrated to address:  (1) Spiritual Formation; (2) Addiction Recovery; and (3) Life Skills Development.
  • Assist in the development of goals, objectives, yearly planning and outcome measurement with the Director of Program & Strategic Development.
  • Conduct regular Program Staff Meetings to ensure communication and efficient operation of the Program Department and to encourage and develop opportunities for spiritual growth among the staff and clients.
  • Conduct performance evaluations using the Lead Like Jesus model for all Program Staff and Interns.
  • Ensure all volunteer teachers, counselors, etc. have appropriate oversight, direction and feedback and feel a part of the Program team aligned with the goals and objectives of the Program.
  • Evaluate and recommend new initiatives and innovative methods in the area of addiction recovery.
  • Conduct all intake interviews and oversee case management and counseling plan for all clients with case managers.
  • Provide emergency crisis counseling, problem solving and de-escalation strategies for clients and staff.
  • Teach classes as part of the education curriculum of the Program.
  • Preach a regular rotation at General Assembly.
  • Ensure client management software system is being used by all Staff and Interns and provide appropriate reports to Director of Program & Strategic Development.
  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures for operation of the Department with the Director of Program.
  • Oversee and manage the Men’s Emergency Shelter services and staff.


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Bridgeport Rescue Mission

Bridgeport Rescue Mission demonstrates the love of God to the hungry, homeless and addicted throughout coastal Fairfield County, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We serve men, women and children, fighting poverty from the inside out. We provide a place of hope and dignity, transforming lives through our yearlong New Life Discipleship Program by offering education, biblical counseling and client management services. We are funded by compassionate individuals, churches, business, organizations and foundations trusting in God to meet our needs. More...