Job Opportunities

For 137 years, The Bowery Mission has been called to minister to men, women, and children caught in the cycles of poverty, hopelessness and dependencies of many kinds, and to see their lives transformed to hope, joy, lasting productivity and eternal life through the power of Jesus Christ. Our goal is be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in New York City. Currently we are at nine locations in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Pennsylvania.

The Bowery Mission currently has the following job openings:

Programs

Operations & Administration

Seasonal or Contracted

Applicants are encouraged to be knowledgeable about the purpose and goal of our organization and our faith-based approach before applying.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to qualified candidates who are selected for interviews. We sincerely appreciate all candidates for their interest in The Bowery Mission.

In addition to paid positions, The Bowery Mission also has many volunteer opportunities available.

 


Men's Program Associate

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith based organization dedicated to serving the homeless by providing compassionate care and life transformation services. The Community Associate is a key member of the Compassionate Care team, which works to provide shelter, food, and other services to guests staying at the mission. The Community Associate is responsible to manage the daily and routine activities of The Bowery Mission, including facilitating community meal times, collaborating with other staff, supporting clothing room operations, greeting ministry teams, and supporting the residents.

This is a full-time, hourly position located in New York City. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Reports to: Chapel and Compassionate Care Director

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years experience with a rescue mission or similar organization
  • Valid driver's license
  • A growing desire to serve the chronically homeless
  • Experience supporting guests challenged by addiction, trauma, and mental illness
  • Computer proficiency

Preferred:

  • Associates degree or higher
  • Fire safety, CPR certifications, and Non-violent Crisis Intervention certified

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page Approach to Ministry to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Men's Program Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Administrative Associate, Mont Lawn City Camp

Location

New York, NY

Summary

For many families, this Administrative Assistant will be the first person they meet from our program. This staff team member will provide quality administrative support to our Bowery Mission's Children's programming.

Reports to: Director of Children & Youth Programs

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Punctual and highly organized
  • Flexible, Adaptable, Teachable
  • Ability to multi-task and work with several people at the same time
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills—Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and technology
  • Extreme attention to detail and critical thinking skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two+ years of administrative experience
  • Experienced with database systems, ETO-Efforts to Outcomes software a plus

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page philosophy of ministry to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "MLCC Administrative Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Case Coordinator, Men's Center

Location

Newark, NJ

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith-based organization committed to serving the homeless by providing everything that a person needs to thrive physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The Case Coordinator is a key member of the Compassion Care Center team at Goodwill Rescue Mission, which is a program of The Bowery Mission. The Coordinator supports the residents by helping to address the underlying issues which present barriers to life transformation. Specific responsibilities include creating care plans for male and female residents, providing guests with resources and referrals, scheduling appointments, outcome evaluation, and collaborating with other team members to provide holistic care.

Reports to: Social Work and Outreach Director

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving and multi-tasking ability
  • Previous experience working with those in crisis
  • Valid driver's license

Preferred:

  • 2+ year rescue mission experience or equivalent

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page "Approach to Ministry" to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Goodwill Case Coordinator, Men's Center" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Youth Program Associate, Part-time, Mont Lawn City Camp

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Program Associate is a key member of the Children and Youth Program which empowers youth and their families caught in the cycles of poverty, in order to better serve hurting New Yorkers at The Bowery Mission. The Associate will join an exciting venture to develop a second neighborhood-based site in East Harlem, which is closely linked the Bowery Mission's Community Hope Resource Center. The Program Associate will support the Site Supervisor; together they will plan, develop, and recruit for this program.

The Associate, along with the Site Supervisor, will prepare and implement daily programs for children and families. The Associate will also take on some of the administrative responsibilities of this program. This position is part time (20 hours a week) with tentative hours currently set for Monday – Friday from 2:30-6:30 pm, and two Saturdays each month.

Reports to: East Harlem Site Supervisor

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Experience working with children
  • Classroom management/public speaking skills
  • Punctual and highly organized
  • Flexible, adaptable, teachable
  • Ability to multi-task and to work with several people at the same time
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and technology
  • Extreme attention to detail and critical thinking skills
  • Growing passion for the homeless and hurting

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two or more years of administrative experience
  • Two or more years experience working with children
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Experience writing classroom curriculum
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Experienced with database systems, ETO-Efforts to Outcomes software a plus

For your application to be considered complete, please email to HR@bowery.org your cover letter, resume, and a one page philosophy of ministry. Use "MLCC Program Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Youth Program Associate, Mont Lawn Summer Camp

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The associate is a key member of the Children and Youth Program which empowers youth and their families caught in the cycles of poverty, in order to better serve hurting New Yorkers at The Bowery Mission. For many families and summer staff leads, the Program Associate will be the first person they meet. The associate provides quality customer service and administrative support to our staff and families at Mont Lawn Summer Camp.

The Summer Camp Program Associate works in East Harlem from September to May based out of NYC and works to recruit campers and staff for Mont Lawn Camp. From June to August the associate manages the summer camp office in Bushkill, PA and assists with camp programming.

Reports to: Summer Camp Program Manager

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Ability to multi-task and to work with several people at the same time
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills—customer service orientation
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and technology
  • Flexible, adaptable, teachable
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Preferred:

  • Two or more years experience in children's programming
  • Two or more years of administrative experience
  • Bachelor's degree

Please email your cover letter, resume, and brief philosophy of ministry to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Summer Camp Program Associate" in subject line. No calls please.

 

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Logistics Coordinator

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Logistics Coordinator will work closely with the Logistics Director assisting in overseeing and maintaining the Gifts-In-Kind (GIK) program, primarily through the incoming and outgoing donations made at The Bowery Mission, both the 227 Bowery and warehouse sites. The Logistics Coordinator will demonstrate servant leadership with attitudes, duties and responsibilities. He/she represents the Bowery Mission through the management and stewardship of the Organization’s resources.

Reports to: Logistics Director

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrated flexibility in adapting to changes in processes/procedures in a changing work environment
  • Collaborative and supportive to Logistics Director, Corporate Partnerships Team, staff, volunteers, and donors in receiving and monitoring Gifts in Kind (GIK)
  • Detailed in collecting and recording of all incoming and outgoing donations
  • Proficient with Outlook, Excel and related software
  • Ability to communicate ideas, thoughts, concepts as well as email/ write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to use hands/arms to lift and sustain 50lbs, to bend, squat, sit as well as stand for periods of time. Specific vision abilities include distance, color and peripheral.
  • Able to work in normal office conditions as well as warehouse conditions with heat/cooling and lighting variations

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus three year's work experience in related field(s)
  • Valid New York State driver's license
  • Fire safety certification

Please email your cover letter, resume, and brief philosophy of ministry to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Logistics Coordinator" in subject line. No calls please.

 

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Part-time, Food Services Staff

Location

New York, NY & Newark, NJ

Summary

As a key member of the Food Services team, the Food Services Staff will be responsible to coordinate as well as participate in all of the daily activities of the food service personnel as they prepare, cook, and serve 800+ meals daily. The staff member's responsibilities will include meal prep, maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen equipment, supervising volunteers and overseeing the organization of all daily food deliveries and donations to the kitchen.

Since the kitchens are often operated by large groups of volunteers, this role requires someone capable of managing a high level of detail with patience, all while supervising people who may or may not have previous experience working in the kitchen.

Reports to: Food Services Director

Requirements:

  • Understand the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Passion to work in community to serve the needy and homeless of New York City
  • Professional demeanor with co-workers, volunteers, residents, vendors and the public
  • Organized, coachable, dependable, adaptable and honest
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to bend, squat, sit, and lift 50 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • NYC Food Handlers Certificate
  • High School Diploma

Preferred:

  • Two years Kitchen experience
  • Valid Driver's License

Please email cover letter and resume to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Food Services Staff" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Summer Head Cook

Location

 

Summary

The Summer Head Cook will be responsible to coordinate as well as participate in all of the daily activities of the food service personnel as they prepare, cook and serve 750+ meals daily. The Summer Head Cook will create weekly healthy menu plans, do a weekly inventory of all food & supplies and supervise a kitchen team who will maintain the cleanliness of the Kitchen, Serving Areas, Equipment, Freezers, Coolers, Pantry, Spice / Storage Rooms. This is a full time seasonal position from June 1 through August 14, 2017. Includes room and board.

Reports to: Food Services Director

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare meals in accordance with planned menus.
  • Schedule and supervise kitchen staff that will prep, cook, and serve all meals.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitized kitchen and dining hall.
  • Wear proper attire, i.e. uniforms, aprons, gloves, hairnets/hats, etc.
  • Monitor temperatures on all refrigerators and freezer.
  • Check in all deliveries and put away incoming stock in proper storage areas.
  • Control inventory, i.e. place food order, maintain adequate supply, track and rotate stock, and discard outdated and damaged stock.
  • Participate in regular Mont Lawn Camp Staff meetings and trainings.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed:

Requirements:

  • Understand the organization's Statement of Faith and adhere to the Code of Conduct.
  • Passion to work with at risk children and youth
  • Able to bend, squat, sit, and lift 50 lbs and stand for long periods of time.
  • Organized, coachable, dependable, adaptable and honest.
  • Strong written and verbal skills and able to multi-task.
  • Professional demeanor with co-workers, campers, and guests.
  • High School Diploma.

Preferred:

  • Servsafe Food Handlers Certificate.
  • Two+ years Kitchen experience.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a sample of your ability to write persuasively to HR@bowery.org. Please use "Summer Head Cook" in subject line. No calls please.

 

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Women's Alumni Intern, Part-time, Women's Center

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith based organization dedicated to serving the homeless by providing compassionate care and life transformation services. The Women's Alumni Intern is a key member of The Bowery Mission Alumni Program, which offers graduates the support and community they need to start their new lives of independence, hope, and lasting productivity. The Alumni Intern will be responsible for providing administrative support and event coordination for the Bowery Mission Alumni Program. The associate will assist the Women's Center Alumni Coordinator in implementing Celebrate Recovery, conducting Alumni surveys, planning Alumni Events, providing general administrative support and other duties as needed.

Reports to: Women's Center Alumni Coordinator

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Growing compassion towards the needs of the homeless community and women in recovery
  • 1-3 years prior experience with similar population, preferably in a rescue mission
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven confidentiality and personal integrity
  • Flexible, approachable, and able to work with a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree or graduate level work in related field
  • Prior experience in counseling, mentoring, and/or spiritual formation

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page Approach to Ministry to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Women's Alumni Intern, Part-time, Women's Center" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Youth Summer Staff / Counselor, Mont Lawn Summer Camp

Location

Bushkill, PA

Summary

Mont Lawn Camp has a long legacy (since 1894) of providing low-cost summer camp to children from low-income families in New York City. At MLC, kids have the opportunity to gain new experiences, explore a variety of interests, and make life-long friends. Mont Lawn Camp’s Summer Staff comes alongside kids for this amazing experience of growth and relationships.

The Bowery Mission’s Summer Program, Mont Lawn Camp, in Bushkill, PA is hiring several camp counselor/summer staff positions for the summer season (June 1 – August 7). This is a live in position with room and board included.

Reports to:

Summer Staff positions include:

  • Counselor
  • Teen Hill Counselor/Adventure Specialist
  • Aquatics Specialist
  • Art Specialist
  • Little Chefs Specialist
  • Nature Specialist
  • Farm Specialist
  • Dance Specialist
  • Theatre Specialist
  • Support Staff
  • See website link below for more positions

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to Code of Conduct.
  • Heart for low-income kids and a desire to work in ministry.
  • Flexible, energetic, team player.
  • Experience working with kids preferred.

Interested candidates, please apply at www.bowery.org/mlcapply. No calls please.

 

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Residential Program Interns, Women's Centers

Program Intern (FT Days; Wed to Sun; 7:30a – 3:30p; Harlem; immediate start)

Program Intern (FT Days; Sat to Wed; 7:30a – 3:30p; UES; immediate start)

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Bowery Mission Women's Centers internships are a rewarding opportunity to receive in-depth, hands-on experience serving women in recovery from crisis and homelessness. Our Program and Residential Assistant Interns serve our Women's Centers staff team, residents, and volunteers in a wide variety of roles and responsibilities, with a primary focus on house operations and direct assistance to the women in residence. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: supporting women in daily programming and tasks, case management and scheduling, coordinating visitors and volunteers, and ensuring the safety of participants and house operations. The Bowery Mission Women's Centers residential internships are a one-year, full-time paid internship experience, which includes a monthly stipend, housing and meals.

Reports to: Senior House Operations Manager

Requirements:

  • Understands the organizational Statement of Faith and willing to adhere to the Code of Conduct
  • Bachelor's degree, certification or graduate level work in related field
  • Compassionate toward the needs of the homeless community and women in recovery
  • Certified or willing to be certified in the following: CPR, fire safety, and non-violent crisis intervention (NCI)
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Flexible, approachable, and able to work with a team
  • Organized and attentive to individual needs and program details
  • Proven confidentiality and personal integrity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred:

  • CPR & Fire Safety Certification
  • Non Crisis Intervention Certification

Please email resume, one page "Approach to Ministry," and cover letter to HR@bowery.org and use "Women's Centers Residential Internship" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

 

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