Job Opportunities

If you’re looking for purpose in addition to a paycheck, join us in ministry at The Union Mission!

Our team is Caring Like Christ for some of South Hampton Roads’ most vulnerable neighbors: those experiencing homelessness. As a Union Mission staff member, your work is an investment in changing individual lives and our community for the better, both for tomorrow and for eternity!

In accordance with Scriptural principles, and with state and national law, The Union Mission Ministries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek the men and women best suited to each position based on their education, training, and experience. We conduct all recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, and termination procedures without respect to race, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

As a Christian religious nonprofit ministry, The Union Mission hires only candidates who are growing Christians who can clearly communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others. Some positions require various days, evenings, and/or weekends.


Shelter Leadership Openings

DIRECTOR OF WOMEN’S MINISTRIES, Programs

The Union Mission seeks an exceptional professional woman to fill a new position: Director of Women’s Ministries. Working in collaboration with the Sr. Director of Programs, she will develop, lead, and oversee all programming and services for women and children at the Mission. The right candidate will be theologically aligned with our Doctrinal Statement and familiar and experienced in the areas of program development and implementation, staff training, and operational oversight, ideally within a rescue mission or similar environment or similar. She must be able to be a “working director,” providing not only leadership and direction, but direct support to ensure excellent delivery and attain programmatic goals. The position requires a professional acumen balanced with compassion and excellent boundaries, a heart to see lives transformed through relationship with Jesus Christ, strong leadership, and excellent organizational skills. The right candidate will be a woman who has a heart for serving and meeting the needs of those encountering homelessness, as well as an ability and willingness to invest both in people and in operational effectiveness and excellence. She must be a grounded and mature Christ-follower, team player, servant-leader with a stewardship mindset, with proficiency in program development and operation, teambuilding, budgeting, and allocation of resources.

The full job description and required/desired qualifications and experience are available for download by clicking the position title link. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Both internal and external candidates are encouraged to apply. The Union Mission hopes to fill this important opening early in 2024.

Angie Criner, president of Career Cross Training, LLC, is coordinating this leadership search. Candidates may begin the application process by forwarding a letter of interest, salary expectations, resume, and any supporting documents to her attention at CareerCrossTraining@gmail.com.


Shelter Staff Openings

Click on any job title link to apply now.

Or email your cover letter and resume to Kathy Vaughan.

Only applications or emails containing a resume (attachment or link) will be considered. 

FULL-TIME SHELTER MANAGER, WOMEN’S SHELTER

– Full-time: shifts, nights, and/or weekends may vary
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment, following all shelter protocols
– Duties include oversight of daily schedule and activities, laundry, showers, guests’ assigned tasks, dorm inspections, and occasional Bible study or program leadership.
– Ideal candidates will have the ability to multitask, exercise good discernment and confidentiality, be able to work independently and as part of a team, serve meals, and have a heart to serve women experiencing homelessness and related trauma
– High school graduate or equivalent GED required
– 2 years experience working in a service-oriented field required. Experience in ministry or praying with others preferred.
– Female only

PART-TIME SHELTER MANAGER, WOMEN’S SHELTER

– Part-time: shifts, nights, and/or weekends may vary
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment, following all shelter protocols
– Duties include oversight of daily schedule and activities, laundry, showers, guests’ assigned tasks, dorm inspections, and occasional Bible study or program leadership.
– Ideal candidates will have the ability to multitask, exercise good discernment and confidentiality, be able to work independently and as part of a team, serve meals, and have a heart to serve women experiencing homelessness and related trauma
– High school graduate or equivalent GED required
– 2 years experience working in a service-oriented field required. Experience in ministry or praying with others preferred.
– Female only

FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TO KATHY VAUGHAN.


Support Staff Openings

Click on any job title link to apply now.

Or email your cover letter and resume to Kathy Vaughan.

Only applications or emails containing a resume (attachment or link) will be considered. 

CRM Database and Reporting Coordinator, Development Department

– Full-time, M–F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on site in the Overton Center
– Supports the Donor Relations and Donor Services teams by conducting regular custom relations management database hygiene and reports, with the goal of assuring accurate processing and reporting of financial gifts to the ministry, as well as providing excellent customer service to donor.
– Duties include monthly and quarterly reporting, updating donor contact information and donor prospect records, working as key team member in establishing best practices and procedures for maintaining and enhancing database, and supporting donor requests and donor thank you activities.
– Ideal candidate will be detail- and deadline-oriented, a clear but cordial communicator, able to maintain strict confidentiality, and able to work as a member of multiple project teams.
– Strong computer skills in data entry, word processing, and Excel a must. At least 1 year of work experience in fundraising/CRM database management, data analysis, and reporting/documentation required.
– Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

GIFT PROCESSOR (PT / FT), DONOR SERVICES

– Part-time or Full-time, M–F between 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
– Help make ministry possible with the timely, accurate processing and acknowledgement of donors’ monetary contributions
– Process mailed and digital gifts, properly coding to correct appeals; maintain most accurate information in donor records with regular updates.
– Ideal candidates will have strong computer, problem-solving, customer service, and interpersonal communications skills.
– Must be a motivated team player with good attention to detail.
– Experience with customer relations management databases and/or finances preferred.
– Consistent ability to work through the busy end-of-year giving season preferred.

Facilities Technician (FT), Facilities

– Full-time, M–F, 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. with occasional nights, weekends, and overtime required
– Assist the Facilities Manager with the ongoing operation and maintenance of all facets of building and grounds maintenance, sometimes working with outside vendors
– Performs maintenance duties and repairs to assure the preservation of buildings and grounds and upkeep of all buildings, fixtures, and equipment
– Experience in carpentry flooring, basic plumbing, electrical, mechanical, hot water, HVAC, replacements of windows, bulbs, batteries and locks; experience in all forms of grounds maintenance.
– Working knowledge of tools and equipment related to repair tasks and grounds maintenance.
– Must be safety-conscious with good communications and interpersonal skills
– Current Virginia driver’s license required. High school diploma or GED required.

Full job descriptions are available upon request to Kathy Vaughan.

 

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