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:

Programs: New York, NY

Programs: Newark, NJ

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.

 


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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Driver (Part-time)

Location

New York, NY

Summary

As a key member of the Logistics Team, the Driver is responsible for the pick-up and delivery of food and other items across multiple Bowery Mission sites. Responsibilities include driving safely and carefully while adhering to all applicable laws at all times, performing daily physical reviews of assigned vehicle, and communicating daily with supervisor and ministry staff to verify delivery and pick-up needs.

Reports to: Logistics Manager

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
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of vehicles and New York City traffic laws
  • Valid NY driver's license

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 "Driver" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Facilities Manager

Location

New York, NY

Summary

As a key member of the Shared Services & Facilities Team, the Facilities Manager will be responsible for providing administrative and hands-on support related to building maintenance across all Bowery Mission sites. The Manager will work directly with the Senior Director of Facilities and Shared Services to oversee building facilitation, maintenance, and compliance. Responsibilities include implementing maintenance corrective action plans and projecting expenditures, updating facilities log books and records, assisting in volume purchasing of equipment, maintaining building and equipment compliance and certifications, planning meetings to address maintenance needs at each Bowery Mission site, and providing leadership and direction to the maintenance and facilities staff.

Reports to: Senior Director of Facilities & Shared Services

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to the Code of Conduct
  • Ability to manage maintenance, assignments, schedules, and budgets
  • Prior experience with facilities maintenance and repair
  • Working knowledge of the policies and procedures, equipment, materials and supplies related to the construction, operation, and maintenance and repair of facilities and infrastructure
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to provide leadership and direction to the maintenance and facilities staff

Preferred:

  • Prior experience with asset management software
  • Prior Supervisory experience
  • Professional Certifications: Fire Safety, CPR, and Non-Crisis Intervention

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 "Facilities Maintenance Manager" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Facilities Maintenance Associate

Location

Newark, NJ and New York, NY

Summary

As a key member of the Shared Services & Facilities Team, the Facilities Maintenance Associate will be responsible for building and grounds upkeep at an assigned location. The staff member's responsibilities will include a weekly indoor and outdoor physical review of their assigned building, assisting staff & residents with the proper cleaning of the building and grounds, responding to work orders, and performing preventative maintenance.

Reports to: Site 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
  • Familiarity with building equipment (i.e. heating/air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical panels)
  • Ability to do manual labor and lift up to 40 pounds

Preferred:

  • Experience working on a residential or commercial property

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 "Facilities Maintenance Associate" in the 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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