If you’ve always wanted to work for a Christian organization and to be able to minister to people as a part of your job, Fairbanks Rescue Mission is a wonderful place to be. Our jobs are demanding jobs requiring compassion, good boundaries, and Godly wisdom.  You will be a part of a committed, supportive team with training in all aspects of your position with a strong emphasis on leadership.

FRM is a nonprofit, Christian organization that serves homeless and poor men, women, and children of interior Alaska. Qualified applicants may email their application, resume, and cover letter to Administration (please enter the "position title" you are applying for in the subject line) at admin@fairbanksrescuemission.org. You may also fax those items to  (907) 451-7058, or mail to:

Fairbanks Rescue Mission

Attn: Administration

723 27th Avenue Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Our office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Job Opportunities: 

  • Office Manager

  • Volunteer Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

  • Men’s Night Shelter Manager

Job Descriptions:

Office Manager Job Description

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9-5 with occasional evening, weekend, and holiday hours

Pay: $19.50/HR to start

Definition of Position:

Will provide oversight and responsibility of:

• Administrative staff

• Human resources

• Communication with and coordination of IT support

• Grant writing

• Event planning

Minimum Qualifications:

• A desire to serve Christ by serving others

• Solid ability in office skills including Microsoft applications

• Experience in organizational development

• Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of Human Resources best practices and laws

• Ability to interact with people in crisis

• Experience in recruiting volunteers and facilitating volunteer training and involvement

• Familiarity with and ability to use social media

• Ability to design graphics, posters, and flyers

• QuickBooks knowledge or bookkeeping experience would be a plus

Job Duties:

• Administrative support to Executive Director

• With the Executive Director, research and write grant proposals

• With the Executive Director, promote the Fairbanks Rescue Mission

• Provide oversight in event planning

• Responsible for all social media, website, annual reports, and newsletters

• Responsible for the administration of Human Resources functions

• Responsible for the upkeep of organizational documents (insurance, business licenses, etc.)

• Responsible for the effective operation of the administrative office

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Please submit a sample of business writing with your application.

To apply: Submit your resume in person at Fairbanks Rescue Mission, 723 27th Avenue or by e-mail to admin@fairbanksrescuemission.org. Please include our job application. We will accept applications until the job is filled.

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director


Volunteer Coordinator/Administrative Assistant Job Description

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9-5 with occasional evening, weekend, and holiday

(Thanksgiving and Christmas) requirements

Pay: $15.00/HR

Definition of Position:

Will provide basic clerical support to administrative office as well as greeting and providing assistance to residents, donors and visitors. Will be responsible for managing Facebook and other social media. Will assist with other community outreach including helping with event planning.

Will facilitate provision of volunteer opportunities within the Rescue Mission, recruiting when necessary, and seeking to provide volunteers with a meaningful experience while supplying FRM with needed support.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A desire to serve Christ by serving others

  • Experience making signage: posters, flyers, brochures

  • Experience working with volunteers

  • Experience working in an office setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to enjoy continuous people interaction while presenting a pleasant, helpful demeanor

  • Ability to work in a crisis environment in a compassionate way

  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft applications

  • Demonstrated excellent communication & writing skills

  • Ability to perform detailed tasks with precision and accuracy

  • Familiarity with and ability to use social media for recruiting & advertising

  • Ability to design graphics, posters, and flyers, including taking & editing photos

  • Physically able to get around a large building and able to lift and carry 30 pounds

  • Experience in recruiting volunteers and facilitating volunteer training and involvement

Job Duties:

  • Interview and inform volunteers, recruiting and training, when necessary. Also responsible for organizing volunteer appreciation

  • Maintain volunteer records

  • Provide and schedule volunteer opportunities in coordination with appropriate staff

  • Facilitate ministry volunteer scheduling and quarterly luncheons

  • Provide outreach to the community through the use of social media

  • Coordinate events with support of volunteers

  • Answer multi-line phone - answer routine questions, handle occasional crisis phone calls, make appropriate referrals, take accurate messages

  • Greet visitors for all programs and direct appropriately

  • Receive donations, write receipts, and see that donations are distributed appropriately

  • Take inventory of office supplies and maintain supply closets in a neat, orderly manner

  • Provide faxing and copying services to staff and clientele

  • Print and stock in-house forms

  • Sort and deliver mail

  • Using in-house or volunteer help, prepare mailing of monthly newsletter

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Immediate Supervisor: Office Manager

To apply: Submit your resume in person at Fairbanks Rescue Mission, 723 27th Avenue or by e-mail to admin@fairbanksrescuemission.org. Please include our job application. We will accept applications until the job is filled.


Men’s Night Shelter Manager Job Description

Hours: Friday - Tuesday (subject to change), Swing Shift, 40 hours

Pay: $15.00/hr. starting pay

Definition of Position:

Under the direction of the Men’s Shelter Manager, the Men’s Shelter Night Manager oversees nightly operations of the Rescue Mission and maintains all related records. Responsible for making the Rescue Mission run efficiently by performing a wide variety of duties to oversee the cleanliness, orderliness, safety, and security of the facility and its residents.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A mature Christian with a sincere desire to show Christ’s compassion.

• Ability to enforce rules and follow policies is essential.

• Experience working with people with addictive behaviors, mental illness, and/or co-occurring disorders strongly desired.

• Must have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills, and crisis intervention skills.

• Must be able to maintain confidentiality, work with minimal direction, and make decisions involving significant discretion.

• Ability to handle cash.

• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

• Computer literacy, including a good working knowledge of basic software applications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Able to enjoy continuous people interaction while presenting a pleasant, helpful demeanor.

• Able to demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft applications.

• Physically able to walk the grounds on a periodic basis to conduct building security checks and lift up to 40 pounds.

Job Duties

 Minister to the physical and spiritual needs of those coming to the Rescue Mission.

 Maintain a safe and secure environment for all clients by enforcing policies and regulations and addressing crisis situations.

 Responsible for calling law enforcement and professional medical assistance when necessary.

 Client check-in at the Men’s Desk, including receiving payment and issuing receipts.

 Maintain Shelter records on a computer and prepare weekly status reports.

 Provide after-hours on-call services as assigned.

 Other job-related duties as assigned.

Immediate Supervisor: Men’s Shelter Manager

To Apply: Submit your resume in person at Fairbanks Rescue Mission, 723 27th Avenue or by e-mail to admin@fairbanksrescuemission.org. Please complete a job application and send along with your resume. We will accept applications until the job is filled.