Job Opportunities

For 138 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

Programs: New York, NY

Programs: Newark, NJ

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.

 


Coordinator, Digital Development

Location

Midtown – Administrative Headquarters

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith-based organization committed since 1879 to serving people experiencing homelessness, hunger and poverty. If you are an entry-level web/email developer or digital marketer seeking to join a nonprofit to help New Yorkers in need, read on.

The Coordinator of Digital Development, works as part of our Marketing Team to support our online communications with creative and technical skills. He/she is responsible for helping to update our website, execute email campaigns and develop posts for social media – ultimately driving supporter engagement and awareness through a multichannel approach. It is essential that the Coordinator of Digital Development be willing to collaborate, stay flexible and open-minded and grow as the Mission expands its digital reach.

Reports to: Manager, Creative and Digital Marketing

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • 1+ year experience with HTML, CSS, and responsive design
  • 1+ year experience using an email service provider to create and deploy email campaigns
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop for web production (preferably CC 2017)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in computer science, design or marketing fields, or equivalent work experience)
  • Demonstrates and enjoys a balance of creative and technical skills
  • Self-starter with excellent time management, flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail
  • Eager to learn, collaborate and grow
  • Growing passion for the homeless and marginalized men, women, and children

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of JavaScript and Python
  • Knowledge of segmentation, campaign analysis/reporting and marketing automation
  • Understands and can troubleshoot cross-browser and cross-email client compatibility issues relating to code
  • Experience with Google Analytics reporting

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a portfolio of projects related to web/HTML email development to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Coordinator, Digital Development" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Donor Services Associate

Location

Midtown – Administrative Headquarters

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith based organization dedicated to serving the homeless by providing compassionate care and life transformation services. The Donor Services Associate is a key member of the Development team, which helps to uncover critical funds necessary to better serve hurting New Yorker's at The Bowery Mission.

The Associate supports the Manager in facilitating an accelerated shift from a "gift processing" approach to a "customer service" approach that delivers high-quality, accurate, pre-planned outcomes for various donor activities and various points in each donor's lifecycle.

Responsibilities include providing personalized support to donors, collaborating with other team members to provide support to the development team, processing incoming gifts, database management, maintaining accuracy of information, and other projects as assigned.

Reports to: Manager, Donor Services

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in Raiser's Edge or an equivalent customer relationship management system
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis in Excel
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task, learn and process information quickly, and exercise good judgment
  • Takes direction, creatively problem-solves, and meets a variety of deadlines with excellence
  • Works independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • High level of integrity that builds trust with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Organized with an acute attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and punctual

Please email your 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 "Donor Services Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Receptionist – Community Hope Resource Center

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Receptionist is a key member of our Community Hope Resource Center team. They will work closely with service program staff to better serve low-income East Harlem New Yorker's as they overcome barriers to economic stability and personal responsibility.

As a key part of the resource program, the Receptionist will be responsible for greeting, welcoming, and assisting guests. They will perform tasks such as scheduling appointments, answering multiple phone lines, assisting with questions, performing data entry, and filing documents. A successful candidate will have a professional demeanor, excellent people skills, and will focus on customer satisfaction.

Reports to: Director of Clinical & Collaborative Services

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Previous experience working with low income families and individuals
  • Proven flexibility, multi-tasking, and problem solving ability
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional appearance
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Preferred:

  • 3+ years administrative or equivalent related experience
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Publisher, Access

Please email your 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 "Receptionist" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Social Worker – Community Hope Resource Center

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Social Worker is a key member of our Community Hope Resource Center team. They will work closely with service providers' members and program staff to better serve low-income East Harlem New Yorkers as they overcome barriers to economic stability and personal responsibility.

As a key part of resource program, they will be responsible for assessing and identifying the needs of community members. Based on assessments, the Social Worker will provide referrals, including: vocational/employment, mental health, recovery counseling, medical, dental, optical, legal, pastoral and life skills (concrete services). They will conduct psychosocial intake assessments, develop comprehensive care plans, and follow-up on services received by clients from partners in the community. The Social Worker will also supervise 1-2 Social Work interns.

Reports to: Director of Clinical & Collaborative Services

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • NY State Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Previous experience working with low income families and individuals, mental illness, and/or substance abuse
  • Proven flexibility, multi-tasking, and problem solving ability
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to build effective relationships / partnerships

Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • 3+ years social work or equivalent related experience
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Publisher, Access
  • NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a one page "Social Work as a Ministry" to HR@bowery.org. In your cover letter we'd love to hear how you heard about this position. Please use "Social Worker - CHRC" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Vocational Rehabilitation Manager

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 Vocational Rehabilitation Manager is a key member of the Vocational team, which provides the adult residential clients and community members with support and training to pursue a successful path to obtain and retain sustainable income.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Manager works as part of our Community Hope Resource Center Team to provide vocational and educational guidance, job readiness teaching, and counseling. He/she will manage a team of volunteers and interns.

Responsibilities include: Managing and teaching job readiness classes, providing one-to-one case management, referrals to trainings and certificate programs, monitor computer lab, overseeing mentorship program, managing weekly job search support groups, job development, and working collaboratively with the Community Life and Clinical teams as part of multidisciplinary team.

Reports to: Senior Vocational Manager

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation or relevant field
  • 5+ years' experience
  • Previous experience working in trauma informed care with individuals who were formerly incarcerated or in recovery
  • Experience managing teams and in program development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in computer technology
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • A growing desire to serve the homeless in New York City

Preferred:

  • Master degree in relevant field
  • Previous experience in social work, teaching, workforce training desired

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 "Vocational Rehabilitation Manager" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Front Desk Associate

Location

Compassionate Care Center – New York, NY

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith-based organization dedicated to serving people who are experiencing homelessness. The Bowery Mission's Community Life program represents all residential programming for men and women, including emergency and short-term shelters, long-term residences and transitional housing.

The Front Desk Associate is a key member of the Community Life Team, welcoming visitors with professionalism and courtesy as their first point of contact upon entering The Bowery Mission.

Responsibilities include: Welcoming guests to The Bowery Mission, registering visitors entering TBM for the services it provides (meals, showers, shelter, medical attention, etc.), answering incoming phone calls, directing incoming donations, and working with the Shelter Program Manager to maintain building security.

Reports to: Business Director

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Passion to work in community to serve the needy and homeless
  • High school diploma
  • Highly relational with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and computer programs
  • Professionalism and strong/positive communication skills
  • Collaborative work style

Preferred:

  • 3+ years' experience in customer service

Please email your 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 "Front Desk Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Community Life Associate, Women's Center (Part-time Weekends)

Location

New York, NY

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith-based organization dedicated to serving people who are experiencing homelessness. The Bowery Mission's Community Life program represents all residential programming for men and women, including emergency and short-term shelters, long-term residences and transitional housing.

The Community Life Associate is part of our Women's Center team that creates a safe and positive environment to equip women for independent living. The Associate takes a relational approach in supporting clients in day-to-day schedules and goals.

Responsibilities include: Welcoming residents and volunteers, orienting new residents to community life guidelines, modeling and coaching independent living skills, promoting healthy communication, overseeing schedules, ensuring safety by conducting hourly rounds and scheduled fire drills, submitting timely progress and incident reports, and working collaboratively with the Community Life and Shared Services teams.

Reports to: Senior Operations Manager

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Highly relational with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow protocol and provide accountability
  • Growing understanding and application of trauma-informed care
  • Associate's degree or higher
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Computer & email proficiency

Preferred:

  • CPR & Fire Safety 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 "Women's PT Community Life Associate" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Community Life Associate (Overnight)

Location

Newark, NJ

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith-based organization dedicated to serving people who are experiencing homelessness. The Bowery Mission's Community Life program represents all residential programming for men and women, including emergency and short-term shelters, long-term residences and transitional housing.

The Community Life Associate is part of our team located at the Goodwill Rescue Mission, a program of the Bowery Mission, that creates a safe and positive environment to equip men and women for independent living. The Associate takes a relational approach in supporting clients in day-to-day schedules and goals.

Responsibilities include: Welcoming residents and volunteers, orienting new residents to community life guidelines, modeling and coaching independent living skills, promoting healthy communication, overseeing schedules, ensuring safety by conducting hourly rounds and scheduled fire drills, submitting timely progress and incident reports, and working collaboratively with the Community Life and Shared Services teams.

Reports to: Site Director

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Highly relational with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow protocol and provide accountability
  • Growing understanding and application of trauma-informed care
  • Associate's degree or higher
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Computer & email proficiency

Preferred:

  • CPR & Fire Safety certified
  • Valid driver's license

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 "Community Life Associate - NJ" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Social Worker

Location

Newark, NJ

Summary

The Bowery Mission is a holistic, faith-based organization committed to serving people experiencing homelessness. The Social Worker is a key part of our team located at the Goodwill Rescue Mission, a program of The Bowery Mission. The Social Worker supports male and female clients by creating care plans, providing resources and referrals, scheduling appointments, outcome evaluation, and collaborating with our mental health staff 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
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving and multi-tasking ability
  • Previous experience with trauma-informed care
  • Valid driver's license

Preferred:

  • 2+ year rescue mission experience or equivalent
  • Prior experience with client database

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 "Social Worker" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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