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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
Christ-Centered

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, 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

Lastly, 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 you experience to serve or support people in great need. The Portland Rescue Mission Internship Program is a 12-month program however shorter terms (Summer or 9-month) may be available depending on program capacity. The Internship Program enrollment is limited to 6 interns per year and is currently full for the 2022/2023 school year. The enrollment process will open again in January of 2023 for the 2023/2024 Internship Program year (beginning in June 2023). In the meantime, if you are interested in our internship program you can click below to learn more and submit an application.

Questions

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.

FMLA Info PDF