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 Michelle (please enter the "position title" you are applying for in the subject line) at michelle@fairbanksrescuemission.org. You may also fax those items to  (907) 451-7058, or mail to:

Fairbanks Rescue Mission

Attn: Michelle Harpole

723 27th Avenue Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

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


Job Opportunities:  ASSISTANT KITCHEN MANAGER

Job Description:

Title:        Assistant Kitchen Manager
Hours:      40 hours a week – Thursday through Monday, plus additional or different hours on holidays
Pay:        $13.50 per hour


Definition of Position:
The Assistant Kitchen Manager is responsible for the operation of the Mission kitchen facilities to include preparation of two meals (lunch and dinner) on Saturdays and Sundays as well as assistance to the Kitchen Manager during the week and holidays.   We are willing to train the right individual who has basic cooking skills.  

Minimum Qualifications:
    Demonstrated experience in food service.
    All certificates required for commercial kitchen operations and food preparation.
    Alaska driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Knowledge of and ability to follow and enforce safety procedures and proper food handling regulations.
    Math skills necessary to adjust recipes and estimate food preparation time according to production demands.
    Able to plan and prepare healthy menus using a variety of food products for scheduled meals.  Meals to be prepared for an average of 70 people throughout the year. 
    Experience in working with homeless or out of prison population.  
    Able to teach and delegate.

Other Job Duties
    Operate and maintain a variety of commercial kitchen equipment in an efficient, effective, and safe manner.
    Oversee compliance with all safety and sanitation regulations in kitchen and dining rooms.
    Under the supervision of the Kitchen Manager schedule, train and supervise individuals working in the kitchen (volunteers, temporary staff, residents, etc.) to perform tasks safely and in accordance with all state and federal regulations.
    Weigh, list and receipt all food donations.
    Other duties as assigned.

Immediate Supervisor:  Kitchen Manager

To Apply:  Send resumes and completed employee application – find at (www.fairbanksrescuemission.org/employment) to michelle@fairbanksrescuemission.org or bring them by the Fairbanks Rescue Mission at 723 27th Avenue.