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Director, Rescue Mission
Rescue Mission Alliance
North Hollywood, California, United States
Date Posted: 11/01/2011
Categories: Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time
The Rescue Mission Alliance (RMA) is a Christian non-profit organization that has been serving the less fortunate in Southern California through emergency and long-term rehabilitation services for more than 39 years. RMA partners with local churches to meet the spiritual needs of the people we serve. The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission (SFVRM) is a vital part of RMA that offers emergency shelter and homeless outreach to families, as well as a men’s drug and alcohol recovery program.
The Director will launch programs and staffing for our new 12,000 sq. ft. resident Family Shelter and a Men’s Addiction Recovery program, as well as direct the existing shelter and ministry for homeless families and homeless individuals in the community. This is a full-time, exempt position located at the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission in North Hollywood, California. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience, and includes benefits.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
This position will oversee a growing ministry to the hungry, homeless, and addicted in the San Fernando Valley. It will involve communicating to individuals, churches, civic groups, and other organizations to solicit financial and volunteer support and educate the community regarding our ministry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the launch, programs, and staffing for our new 12,000 sq. ft. resident Family Shelter and a new Men’s Addiction Recovery program, as well as direct the existing shelter and ministry for homeless families and homeless individuals in the community.
Desired qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field plus a minimum of five years of ministry, management, and non-profit experience. Must be a committed Christian with exemplary character and a proven ability to lead, initiate, problem-solve, disciple, and pray for clients. Strong writing, computer, and administrative skills are a must.
Please email your cover letter and resume email@example.com or fax them to (805) 385-4126 with a cover page indicating the position you are interested in applying for. Please apply directly to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.