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:

Development — Donor Relationships, Communications & Events

Programs — Life Transformation & Compassionate Care

Operations & Administration

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

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

 


Development Officer, Major Gifts

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.

Location

New York, NY

Summary

As a key member of the Development Team, the Development Officer, Major Gifts helps to raise critical funds necessary to transform lives at The Bowery Mission. The Development Officer is a front-line fundraiser. As such, the Development Officer should seek to maximize direct contact with major donors and major donor prospects, developing year-round, high-impact, and well-cultivated relationships within a clearly-defined donor caseload. As a member of the Major Gifts team within the larger Development Team, the Development Officer should actively collaborate with team members to ensure each donor is engaged in appropriate and fruitful ways.

Reports to: Director, Major Gifts

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • High integrity that builds trust with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's degree required; relevant graduate/continuing education a strong plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills, proven networking skills and a genuine desire to connect deeply with people from a diversity of backgrounds
  • Confidence, presence, and intellectual curiosity needed to promote The Bowery Mission to high net-worth individuals and accomplished professionals
  • Growing passion for homeless and marginalized men, women, and children
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficiency with Raisers Edge or equivalent customer data base software
  • Ability to travel within the NYC metro area, participate in donor-focused events held on evenings and weekends

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 "NYC Development Officer" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Administrative Associate, Mont Lawn City Camp

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.

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

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.

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" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Men's Program Associate 

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.

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 Men's Program Associate is a key member of the Goodwill Rescue Mission Gateway Program staff team. The Gateway program is a residential recovery program, which helps those who have experienced homelessness take a first step toward life transformation. The Associate will work closely with the Director to support residents throughout their daily activities. Responsibilities include maintaining a safe environment for all residents by inspecting dormitories, making rounds throughout the facility, and assisting in program operations. The Associate will also assist with conflict resolution and emergency action plans where needed.

Reports to: Gateway Program Director

Requirements:

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

Preferred:

  • Associate's Degree or higher
  • Fire safety, CPR 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 "Goodwill Program Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Women's Operations Associate – Evening/Night Shift

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.

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 Operations Associate is a key member of the Operation's team at Goodwill Rescue Mission, which is a program of The Bowery Mission. The Associate will work closely with the other staff to maintain the fluidity of program operations to provide a safe space for all residents of the mission. This is a full time or part-time position, working evening or overnight hours. Specific responsibilities include conducting fire drills, light maintenance, office work, operating vehicles, working with male and female residents, etc.

Reports to: Site Director

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of rescue mission or equivalent experience
  • Valid driver's license.
  • A growing desire to serve the chronically homeless
  • Experience supporting guests challenged by addiction, trauma, and mental illness
  • Computer proficiency
  • Problem solving ability
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn

Preferred:

  • Fire safety, CPR, and Non-violent Crisis Intervention certified
  • Self starter

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 "GRM Operations Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Nurse, Mont Lawn Summer Camp

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.

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.

The Bowery Mission’s Summer Program, Mont Lawn Camp, in Bushkill, PA is hiring a summer camp nurse for the summer season (June 1 – August 7). Candidate must be an RN licensed in the state of PA. This is a live in position (Mon-Sat) with room and board included (time off on Sunday).

Duties include the following:

  • Organizing and dispensing meds to campers and staff
  • Performing First Aid
  • Assessing for illness and injuries
  • Treating or referring to Urgent Care/ER
  • Periodically caring for overnight patients

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to Code of Conduct.
  • Registered Nurse, Licensed in PA.
  • Heart for low-income kids and a desire to work in ministry.

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

 

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Summer Staff / Counselor, Mont Lawn Summer Camp

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.

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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Case Manager—Temporary Position

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.

Location

New York, NY

Summary

Homelessness is often a symptom of a deeper rooted problem. The financial and occupational difficulties found in homeless populations frequently find their origin in faulty thinking patterns, trauma, poor support systems, and unmanaged medical and mental health issues. With this considered, the Case Manager has the integral role of attending to the underlying issues that present barriers to independent living in order to best facilitate life transformation.

The Case Manager reports to the Social Services Director and works as a part of an interdisciplinary team comprised of a Housing Specialist, Career Center Specialist, Intake Specialist and fellow Case Managers. The Case Manager counsels and refers clients based on well-developed assessments and treatment plans.

Reports to: Social Services Director

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Services field with related work experience.
  • Good organizational and writing abilities.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team approach to service provision.
  • Attention to detail, enthusiastic, creative and able to work well within a team.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office and Windows OS.

Preferred:

  • License in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.
  • Master's Degree in Social Services field with related work experience.
  • Additional languages are a plus.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page writing sample on your "Approach to Homelessness" to HR@bowery.org. Please use "Case Manager" in subject line. No calls please.

 

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Program Associate, Mont Lawn City Camp

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.

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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Program Associate, Mont Lawn Summer Camp

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.

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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Part-time Operations Staff, Women's Residential Program

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.

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Bowery Mission Women's Centers is a holistic, faith-based residential recovery program that seeks to provide everything that a woman needs to heal and thrive physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The Bowery Mission Women's Centers is committed to life transformation for women who have experienced homelessness due to cycles of poverty, substance abuse, trauma, or crises of many kinds. The Women's Centers believes that lasting change can be achieved through spiritual formation, healthy relationships, recovery from drugs/ alcohol, sustainable income/housing, and a plan for the future.

Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, the Operations Staff is a part-time position on the Bowery Mission Women's Centers team. The Operations Staff supports our staff, residents, volunteers, and donors in a wide variety of roles and responsibilities, with primary focus on house operations and direct assistance to approximately 20 women in residence. Operations staff persons are responsible for the safety and smooth operation of our home, community, and programming.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supporting residents with needs and responsibilities
  • Assisting volunteers/visitors
  • Answering inquiry/intake calls
  • Making rounds to ensure safety/security
  • Scheduling and communications with staff team
  • Handling emergency situations

Preferred:

  • CPR & Fire Safety Certification
  • Non Crisis Intervention Certification

Reports to: Senior Operations Manager

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Bachelor's degree, certification, or relevant experience with population served
  • Compassion for the needs of the homeless community and women in recovery
  • Certified (or willing to receive certification) in the following: CPR, fire safety, and Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NCI)
  • Emotional maturity and strong problem-solving skills
  • Flexible, approachable, able to work both independently and on a team
  • Proven confidentiality and personal integrity
  • Organized, attentive to detail, and proficient in Microsoft Office

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page "Approach to Ministry" to HR@bowery.org. Please use "Part-time Operations Staff" in subject line. 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)

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.

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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Full-time or Part-time, HR Administrative Coordinator

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.

Location

New York, NY

Summary

As a key member of The Bowery Mission (TBM) Administrative Team, the Administrative Coordinator will provide much needed administrative support for our 150+ employees and work to help TBM's Human Resource department better recruit, hire, train and develop our staff as they seek to fulfill TBM's calling to extend compassionate care and transform lives.

He/she will be depended upon to handle confidential information and demonstrate sound judgement. They will be responsible for a wide-variety of administrative tasks related to HR processes related to recruiting, hiring, performance reviews, training, terminating, etc. These administrative duties include: receiving candidate applications, creating job postings/offer letters/business cards, filing, updating employee directory, invoicing, email/written/phone communications, reserving space, ordering materials, event registrations, employee event logistics, paying vendors, etc.

Reports to: Senior Director of Human Resources and Staff Development

Requirements:

  • Understand the organization's Statement of Faith and adhere to the Code of Conduct
  • Collaborative work-style – thinks "we" instead of mine or yours
  • Customer service orientation – "What else do you need today?"
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail – enjoys creating order out of chaos
  • Demonstrated ability in matters of confidentiality – known for exercising sound judgement
  • Proven communication skills: in presentations, email, and phone
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Docs
  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred:

  • 1 – 3 years HR experience
  • HR database and/or payroll experience
  • Prior non-profit experience

Only complete applications will be considered. Please email 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and a 3) one-page "Customer Service Approach to Ministry" to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "HR Coordinator" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Part-time, Food Services Staff

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.

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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