Employment

It’s hard to find work more satisfying than the ministry of rescue, of helping the homeless, hungry, and hurting find new life and transformation. It’s truly eternal work!

The Phoenix Rescue Mission has been serving the community’s homeless and working poor since 1952. Employees are expected to commit to the precepts in our Statement of Faith and to help the Mission fulfill its Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Values shown below.

Our hope for you is that you find working at the Mission not only enjoyable but also fulfilling as we walk in Christ’s footsteps, helping our brothers and sisters in need. Come join us in our work of rescue!

Current Job Openings

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for conducting case management assessments on community, shelter and program clients developing individual service plans, and assisting for proper program placement.

Coordinating the delivery of support services for clients such as medical, legal and ancillary to remove potential obstacles and enhance the potential for client success.

Monitors client progress towards achieving service plan goals, conducts regular plan reviews and adjusts as necessary.

Develops and maintains relationships with outside agencies to which clients can be referred.

Works well in a supporting role for program staff coordinating support services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides a referral for rejected applicants to other, more appropriate community agencies and institutions.
  • Attends inter-agency meetings and conference as needed and required.
  • Maintains records of medical appointments, court appearances, or other appointments as are required by center procedure and policy.
  • Uses PRM database data, case conference and other methods to identify client needs and appropriate interventions; ensures quality of client data in PRM database.
  • Sets case management appointments with clients who are enrolled in a PRM program.
  • Prepares and distributes daily appointment record listing the client’s appointments (medical, legal, counseling, etc.).
  • Develops an individualized case plan with each client.
  • Conducts periodic meetings with clients to assess the client’s progress in achieving case plan goals.
  • Develops and administers case management training to staff and community partners.
  • Attends community events to identify needs and offer services as assigned by Manager.
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Social Service field; or 5 years’ experience performing case management in a similar setting.

SKILLS:

  • Ability and willingness to initiate and follow through on all assignments, with attention to detail.
  • Ability and willingness to keep supervisor well-informed of current activities, problems, and situations on a timely basis.
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations, to effectively deal with difficult situations, to effectively deal with clients and volunteers appropriately and to tactfully handle upset or irritated individuals.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient in use of computer programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability and willingness to serve a disadvantaged population with dignity and respect.
  • Ability and willingness to keep confidential material and information confidential.
  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions.
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business.
  • Flexible schedule, position may require some weekend or evening responsibilities.
  • Fluency in speaking Spanish a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position specializes in the application of Christ-centered individual and group counseling to persons who are seeking recovery from substance/chemical dependency, domestic violence, and/or other life-controlling problems. Position is responsible for supervising and managing performance of counselors, interns and other assigned staff. The Clinical Supervisor functions as a key member of the team and works closely with the Program Directors, Recovery Program Counselors, Interns and Staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversees clinical supervision of Recovery Program Counselors and others as assigned. Provides feedback and acts as a resource to group on counseling matters. Conducts performance appraisals of assigned staff.
  • Oversees and Assists in the Orientation of all incoming Counseling Interns.
  • Provides 1 hour of weekly supervision to Counseling Interns and periodically sits in on sessions as an evaluation tool.
  • Supervises Recovery Program Counselors and Interns as they conduct an initial assessment of clients to gather, analyze and synthesize the data to formulate a treatment plan.
  • In special cases when clinical expertise is needed, provides screening assessments to potential clients in RAP for eligibility and appropriateness for program participation or for referral to other agencies.
  • In special cases when clinical expertise is needed, counsels Aftercare clients using various counseling theories, approaches, and methods to establish and maintain an effective counselor-client relationship and facilitate the client’s engagement in the Aftercare program.
  • Conducts periodic re-assessments of Aftercare clients to gather, analyze and synthesize the data; adjust/modify the treatment plan as appropriate.
  • Supervises the Recovery Program Counselors and Interns while they monitor the progress of clients in their Recover Care Plan and their readiness for successful phase transitions, graduation, and participation in after-care programs.
  • Monitors Recovery Program Counselors and Interns client notes as they maintain accurate records in a professional manner; i.e., are kept in accordance with standards within the chemical dependency counseling field.
  • Approves Seminars and Conferences for the Recovery Program Counselors and Staff as well as prepares and presents educational classes, vocational skills classes, and other classes or training as required.
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree and Licensed in a Behavioral Health Discipline (LISAC)  preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a faith based social service program
  • Demonstrated experience supervising professionals in a social service setting preferred

SKILLS:

  • Professional experience in prevention, crisis intervention, education and treatment required
  • Professional expertise and experience with alcohol/substance required
  • Ability to coach and mentor other professionals
  • Successful internal and external working relationships
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of non-profit health and human services for homeless populations serving men, women and children
  • Trustworthy with confidential material and information
  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • A command of all Microsoft Office applications used by the mission
  • Professional manner, appearance and communications
  • Flexible schedule, position may require some evening and weekend work
  • Must be familiar with statutes related to HIPAA requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position specializes in the application of Christ-centered individual and group counseling to persons and children who are seeking recovery from substance/chemical dependency, domestic violence, and/or other life-controlling problems.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Screen potential clients for eligibility and appropriateness for program participation or referral to other agencies
  • Assists selected individuals for program participation in completing intake process
  • Conducts initial assessment of client to gather, analyze and synthesize data to formulate an appropriate progress plan
  • Provides corrective measures, guidance and instruction to clients
  • Serves as Counselor in-charge on a rotating basis to resolve client programmatic issues
  • Counsels clients using various counseling theories, approaches, and methods to establish and maintain an effective counselor-client relationship; facilitates the client’s engagement in the discipleship process
  • Conducts periodic re-assessments of clients to gather, analyze and synthesize data; adjusts/modifies the progress plan as needed based on data review
  • Monitors client’s progress and assesses their readiness for phase transitions, graduation and participation in after-care programs
  • Participates in client discharge process as necessary
  • Maintains accurate records and client notes in a professional manner; ensures all client information is kept in accordance with established standards
  • Prepares and presents educational and other classes as required
  • Conducts assessment of clients applying for leadership roles within the Transformation Program
  • Actively participates in Center activities such as client Baptism and Graduation
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

 

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS FOR: Child Counselor

  • Perform Assessment of each child once admitted to the program;
  • Children’s individual and group counseling utilizing play therapy, and coordination of complimentary community based services as appropriate
  • Co-facilitation of family counseling and Creating Healthy Family Relationship sessions
  • Scheduling and coordination of After School Enrichment Classes for children in grades K-5
  • Coordinate prevention and after school activity services among CLC community collaborative partners;
  • Meet with CLC respective team members to establish a plan of CLC program services and coordinate with each child’s and mother’s progressive phase of program, graduation and aftercare plans;
  • Ensures clinical care plan and progress is communicated to and integrated with child’s individualized residential recovery medical, dental care and academic plans;
  • Coordinate collaborative agency representatives to deliver on-site sessions
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement prevention and enrichment classes, in partnership with other internal resources for the CLC residents- preschool through school age children during the afterschool hours

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate Counselor: Master’s degree in a human services field such as counseling, social work, addictions, Marriage and Family Therapy; Associate licensure in the state of Arizona in any of the above mentioned disciplines AND minimum one year experience counseling clients in a Christ Centered Ministry. Committed to attain full licensure within two years of attaining Associate level license
  • Counselor: Master’s degree in a human services field such as counseling, social work, addictions, or marriage and family therapy; full licensure in the state of Arizona in any of the above mentioned disciplines AND minimum of two (2) years’ experience counseling clients in a Christ Centered Ministry.
  • Child Counselor: Meet the requirements of either the Associate Counselor or Counselor and possess experience working with children zero to 12 in a counseling setting

 

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Knowledge of other agencies that provide social services for children’s, women, and families within Maricopa County
  • Knowledge of non-profit health and human services agencies that serve the homeless (men, women and children) in Maricopa County
  • Must be familiar with Federal and State laws regarding client confidentiality and mandatory reporting
  • Successful internal and external working relationships
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as determined by Program needs
  • Knowledge of children’s, women and family focused providers in Maricopa County (Child Counselor)
  • Knowledge of health and human services for homeless populations with children (Child Counselor)
  • Must be familiar with statutes related to mandatory reporting of child abuse/neglect (Child Counselor)
  • Current AZ Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business

 

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for maintenance of all PRM facilities, including machinery, plumbing, electrical systems, heating and cooling, commercial appliance repair and cosmetic upkeep. As well as pairing with base level technicians to grow and enhance skillsets while leading competently to achieve and complete tasks efficiently.  Responds to facilities maintenance emergencies when needed by being “on call” during off hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works closely with Facilities Maintenance Supervisor to prioritize, plan, and execute assigned facilities maintenance tasks and projects
  • Leads crew while working on projects or tasks and is an example to entry level technicians
  • Assists Facilities Maintenance Supervisor with training new facilities maintenance technicians and work therapy clients who assist with maintenance projects
  • May perform any or a combination of the following tasks: carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, machine repair, plant layout, painting, HVAC, commercial appliance repair and janitorial
  • Uses hand tools and power tools needed to accomplish the tasks listed above
  • Reads and interprets drawings, sketches, and O.E.M. instructions and specifications as needed
  • Acts as a first responder to after-hours facilities maintenance emergencies when needed
  • Assists in the development skillsets of base level technicians
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or certification from a technical school in facilities, HVAC, plumbing and/or electrical highly desired
  • Minimum three years’ experience in facilities maintenance
  • Experience maintaining buildings, landscaping and residential units

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions.
  • Knowledge in operating vehicles, machines or mechanized equipment.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  • Strong leadership and teaching capabilities
  • Knowledge of obtaining and seeing the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Focus on safety and following all establishing rules and precautions
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl.  Employee frequently pushes, pulls, lifts, and reaches, occasionally may twist his body.  The employee must frequently lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Cramped workspace, occasionally awkward positions
  • Hot and/or cold temperatures
  • Exposure to contaminants
  • Exposure to hazardous conditions
  • Bright or inadequate light

 

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinate activities of and directs training of cooks and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods. Ensures an efficient and profitable food service operation by performing assigned duties personally or through subordinates. Stays current with trends in the restaurant industry through educational or hands on training opportunities.

Interacts with General Manager and co-workers in a polite, courteous, and hospitable manner to ensure that the restaurant’s guests receive an excellent experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure compliance with occupational, health, and safety standards through a periodic inspection of the operation. Trains staff on all required standards and regulations
  • Ensures kitchen operation is maintained and cleaned including:
    • All side duties sheets are being followed and checking all work is completed daily and weekly
    • Monthly maintenance sheets are being followed completely.
    • Monthly extermination protocols are followed
    • Storage areas are maintained
    • Equipment is maintained and functioning properly and when necessary take appropriate action:
  • Observes methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner:
    • Consistently testing cooked foods for taste
    • Foods are stored and kept at proper holding temperatures, through the use of thermometers.
    • Guest orders are prepared properly and in a timely manner
    • Ensures all prepared food items meet expectations; address guest complaints concerning quality or quantity
  • Supervises and trains kitchen personnel to ensure economical and timely food production
  • Responsible for training and development of clients participating in the Food Service Management Training
  • Assists in maintaining daily, weekly, and monthly budgets regarding food, operating items and labor (including but not limited to):
    • Participates in the planning of menus and utilization of food surpluses and leftovers taking into account probable number of guests, marketing conditions, and popularity of various menu items
    • Estimates food consumption; purchases or requisitions food and kitchen supplies as needed
    • Assists in reviewing menus, analyzing recipes, determining food; labor costs; and retail prices
    • Manages portion control of items to ensure proper cost control
  • Uses computer software applications to communicate, generate information, analyze data and place orders to include:
    • Tracking sales and costs
    • Purchasing food and supplies
    • Tracking labor and scheduling
  • In collaboration with General Manager, create special food dishes and develops recipes
  • Ensures all staff completes all end of shift duties
  • Participates in interviewing and hiring of kitchen staff
  • Tracks employees performance to include reviewing guest / staff feedback reports
  • Organizes and attends all scheduled and appropriate meetings and conference calls
  • Documents all incidents and accidents and follows appropriate procedure
  • Facilitates  the completion of daily opening and closing procedures
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Kitchen Operations with supervisory background or  successful completion of PRM Food Service Management training program

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and action
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency
  • Ability to operate food service equipment in a commercial kitchen
  • Possess excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to motivate, teach and encourage clients in food operations
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver of PRM vehicle on PRM business

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, taste or smell.  The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Phoenix Rescue Mission respects, values, and welcomes diversity in the workplace. The Mission will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of gender/sex, race, color, age, national origin, genetic information, disability status, or any other factor protected by the laws applicable to the Mission.

The Mission will consider requests for reasonable accommodation by applicants or employees with a disability. This policy applies to all areas of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, or other aspects of employment.

Mission Statement

Providing Christ-centered, life-transforming solutions to persons facing hunger and homelessness.

Vision Statement

A community mobilized to transform lives and end hunger and homelessness.

Values

  • Christ-Centered: We believe that we first exist to glorify God and advance His kingdom; through grace we receive and grace we share.
  • Servant Leadership: We highly value and intentionally serve each other, our clients, and our ministry partners, leading by following Christ’s example.
  • Transformation: We invest in the spiritual, personal, and professional development of one another, restoring and equipping each other for intentional living.
  • Stewardship: We are responsible for the time, talents, and treasures entrusted to us by God and our ministry partners and strive to maximize the impact of these resources.
  • Excellence: We provide excellent services, achieve results, impact our community, and are innovative and collaborative in our approach.