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Make a Lasting Difference

Experience purpose and growth in a supportive team environment when you join the Portland Rescue Mission staff. At Portland Rescue Mission we are committed to serving Portland’s men, women, and children in great need to create a big impact.

Portland Rescue Mission genuinely serves people well and is helping transform the city.
– Current Staff

Passion to Serve

At Portland Rescue Mission, we describe ourselves as highly relational, Christ-centered, joyful servants. Our passion is to exalt Jesus by cultivating transformed lives. If that sounds like something you or someone you know would like to be a part of, please consider our career opportunities below and let’s chat.

There is sense that you, along with those you serve with, are valued and appreciated.
– Current Staff

Highly Relational

Joyful Servants


“There is a vital need for the light of compassionate engagement to encourage and guide each person out of the downward spiral of life on the streets and onto an upward path towards a brighter future.


I would like to invite you to learn more about joining us as we give hope and restore life to our neighbors in need.”


           – Eric Bauer, Executive Director


Career Opportunities

Are you ready for a career that connects who you are with what you love to do? If so, please read our Statement of Faith and then click below to check out our current career opportunities.

As you take a closer look know that full-time Portland Rescue Mission employees receive a competitive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, paid vacation/sick time starting at 3 weeks per year, 10 paid holidays, optional $300 fitness bonus, and retirement plan with employer match up to 6%.

Join Our Talent Community

Are you interested in a career with Portland Rescue Mission but don’t know where to begin? If so, consider joining our Talent Community by clicking below and letting us get to know you more. When you join our Talent Community, we will connect with you to learn more about your desires to serve and keep you informed about new opportunities relevant to your job profile.

Paid Internship Program

If you have a desire to be equipped for a career in ministry, consider our full-time, live-in option, paid internship program designed to give individuals aged 20-25 experience to serve or support people in great need. The Portland Rescue Mission Internship Program is a 12-month program with a Summer only (10 week) option. The Internship Program enrollment is limited to 6 interns per year, allowing interns to both be a part of a community of interns, while still getting individual attention from staff. Applications for the 2023/2024 Internship Program year (beginning in June 2023) are currently being received so click below to learn more and submit your application to start your journey.


If you have a question or want to learn more about working at Portland Rescue Mission, feel free to reach out to us here.

“We meet people where they are and walk with them at a pace they can sustain”
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Diversity Statement

Portland Rescue Mission is committed to representing the global and ethnic diversity of God’s people and our Portland-metro region to reflect God’s image more fully, according to His design. We believe that serving in unity within diverse cultures draws people to faith in Christ and continues the work of reconciliation demonstrated on the cross. We recognize the need for diversity in community therefore we seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

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Family & Medical Leave Act Information

Our paid and volunteer staff are a vital part of our service to the hurting men, women, and children in Portland.

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.