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 email@example.com. 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.
Assistant Manager for Green Collar Job Program
Women's Night Shelter Manager
Job Descriptions for each position are below.
Job Description: Assistant Manager for Green Collar Job Program
Title: Assistant Manager for Green Collar Job Program
Hours: Full-time, Tuesday through Saturday
Pay: $16.50/hour plus benefits
Definition of Position:
The Green Collar Job Program uses the Fairbanks North Star Borough Central Recycling Facility as a training ground to prepare FRM residents to successfully obtain and maintain employment. The Assistant Manager, alongside of the Green Collar Job Program Manager, will teach, train, and mentor participants in the Green Collar Job Program. The Assistant Manager will assist with case management and is responsible for maintaining all records and statistics. The Assistant Manager will be an example for program participants of timeliness, diligence, integrity and other desirable employee characteristics. The Assistant Manager will help supervise personnel in the recycling shop while maintaining shop functions, standards and safety.
A desire to serve Christ by serving others
Solid working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft programs
Willing and able to maintain program standards
Comfortable working as a member of a team
Current Alaska driver’s license
Ability to be on one’s feet a good part of the day and able to lift 50 pounds
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Proven ability to positively motivate, influence and train people
Good driving record
Warehouse safety and forklift operation experience
Train program participants in proper work procedures and safe working practices
Maintain shop and training standards
Ensure a safe working environment
Case management - work one on one with individuals
Assist with supervision of the operation of the Recycling Facility. Workers will include Green Collar Job Program participants as well as work-pay, community service, and volunteer workers.
Maintain accurate records and submit timely reports.
To Apply: Bring your resume to Fairbanks Rescue Mission at 723 27th Avenue or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Description: Women’s Shelter Night Manager
Hours: 40 hours, Fri-Tues or Tues-Sat, 4-midnight, except Tues and Fri, 2-10 PM,
Starting Pay: $15.00/hour
Definition of Position:
Under the direction of the Women’s Shelter Manager, the Women’s Shelter Night Manager oversees nightly operations of the Rescue Mission and maintains all related records. She is 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. Case management of residents is an important aspect of this position.
• 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 while observing professional boundaries.
• Ability to handle cash.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
• Computer literacy, including a good working knowledge of basic software applications a must.
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.
Minister to the spiritual as well as the physical 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 Women’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.
Provide case management as directed by Shelter Manager.
Other job-related duties as assigned.
Immediate Supervisor: Women’s Shelter Manager
To Apply: Submit your resume and a completed FRM job application (available on our website: www.fairbanksrescuemission.org) in person at Fairbanks Rescue Mission, 723 27th Avenue or by e-mail to email@example.com. We will accept applications until the position is filled.