Current Openings at Bethesda Mission
Join our team and help make a difference in the lives of men, women, and children in Harrisburg!
Responsible for the overall communications of the Mission and assisting the Director of Development in implementation of the Mission’s fundraising efforts. Assumes the lead responsibility for writing, developing and implementing Donor Appeals and Newsletters. Responsible for items including the website, news and social media, managing allocation of speakers, distribution/assignment of tours coming through general requests, and distribution of general Bethesda requests. Oversees marketing and brand strategy for the Mission and develops social media campaigns.
Women’s Shelter Head Cook & Food Services Manager
Bethesda Mission is seeking an individual who will lead and assist the Kitchen Staff in the planning, preparation and service of daily meals to guests and staff. This manager will delegate food preparation tasks appropriately to Kitchen Support Staff team. Lead and assist the Kitchen Staff in maintaining a clean and safe food service environment. Guides and inspires the Kitchen Support Staff as to the focus and goals of the Mission and its programs.
Men’s Shelter Head Cook & Food Services Manager
Bethesda Mission is seeking male individual committed to serving the poor and homeless. Men’s Shelter Head Cook/Manager of Food Services: This manager will lead and assist the Kitchen Staff in the planning, preparation and service of daily meals to guests and staff. Delegate food preparation tasks appropriately to Kitchen Support Staff team. Lead and assist the Kitchen Staff in maintaining a clean and safe food service environment. Guides and inspires the Kitchen Support Staff as to the focus and goals of the Mission and its programs.
Position require three years of experience involving institutional food service operations. (Note: Fast Food is not considered as qualifying.) Requires thorough knowledge of food preparation methods and terminology and knowledge of techniques of cooking essentials and safe food
handling practices. Generally, weekday schedule; occasional weekends and holidays.
Bethesda Mission is seeking a volunteer to provide support to our Handyman Contractor, Darvin Martin. Expected commitment could range from 10-20 hours volunteer support per month. Should part-time employment be of interest for this position, expected commitment could range from 15-20 hours per week. Volunteer transportation mileage will be provided if requested. Responsibilities include mowing, landscaping, repairs, and snow removal. Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of and demonstrate ability to repair electrical and plumbing systems.
Life Coach- Men’s Mission
Seeking male individual committed to serving the poor and homeless. Life Coach is responsible for implementation of the 12-Step Christian Recovery Program and the Ministry’s long term, Christ-centered discipleship program. Oversees the supervision and assessment of men assigned to them and becomes involved in all aspects of their care.
Position requires Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of full-time experience related to Christian discipleship programs and a Christian testimony. Weekday schedule; occasional weekends and holidays.
REACH Program (9th-12th) Coordinator – (Full-time)
Seeking a female to assist in planning and supervising appropriate activities for inner-city youth. Teaches age appropriate spiritual development fosters Christian growth, and councils youth as needed. Requires Christian character; Associate’s degree or equivalent experience working with youth. Monday-Friday, 10-6; occasional evenings and weekends.
House Supervisor – Women’s Shelter (Full-time)
Seeking female to support women in a recovery/addiction program and to maintain security of Women’s Shelter facility. Requires good driving record with valid license; computer skills; preferably 2 years’ experience leading women with case management and recovery experience. Requires Christian character. 40 hours per week: 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and every other weekend and other occasional hours as needed.
Donor Services Assistant (Part-time)
Part-time data entry position in the administrative office. Flexible days-24 hours per week. Includes responsibility for processing cash and in-kind gifts and mailings. Requires Christian character and 2 years’ experience in general office work. Past Development experience a plus.
Dental Hygienist (Part-time)
Licensed hygienist to assess oral hygiene care needs and treatment plans, to include cleaning teeth, identifying oral diseases, providing preventive dental care and educating patients on good oral health in a service-based, state-of-the art facility during Wednesday, Thursday and Friday clinics. 16-32 hours per week. Requires Christian testimony.
Applying for a Position
Bethesda Mission is chartered as a non-profit Christian organization serving the poor and homeless of central Pennsylvania. In keeping with the nature of this charter, only Christians are hired, which is supported by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, Section 702(a) as amended in 1972, whereas a religious corporation is exempt from the prohibition of religious discrimination. Therefore, as a bona fide occupational qualification, the first qualification for employment with Bethesda Mission is to provide a Biblically sound testimony of having accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and to lead a life worthy of that profession.
All Bethesda Mission staff are expected to conduct themselves in a way that glorifies Jesus Christ at all times, including non-work hours.
This is important in order to keep our Christian witness before our clients and the community. Prior to submitting an application, it is important for candidates to read, understand and agree to the following information:
- Bethesda Mission’s Code of Conduct
- Bethesda Mission’s Statement of Faith
- Document on Sexual Sin and Brokenness
- Value Statements and Narratives
- Mission Statement
- Pastoral Reference for Prospective Employees
If you believe you are able to meet the expectations, responsibilities and qualifications of any of the positions listed, please fill out our employment application form:
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