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 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.  

Minimum Qualifications:
    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

Job Duties
    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 michelle@fairbanksrescuemission.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.  

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 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.

Job Duties
    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 michelle@fairbanksrescuemission.org.  We will accept applications until the position is filled.