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 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.


Available Positions

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.

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or email your resume to Kathy Vaughan.

Gift Processor (FT), Donor Services

– Full-time, M–F, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
– Help make ministry possible with the timely, accurate processing and acknowledgement of donor gifts
– Process mailed and digital gifts, properly coding to correct appeals; maintain most accurate information in donor records with regular updates.
– Strong problem-solving, customer service, and interpersonal communications skills
– Must be team player with good attention to detail
– Experience with finances and/or computer databases preferred
– Full-time, generally early daytime hours, including some weekends
– Assures that the shelter building housing our female guests and children remains clean, safely maintained, and well-supplied
– Responsibilities include professional-level cleaning, bed and bath laundry services, indoor and outdoor safety maintenance
– Required: two years of experience in commercial housekeeping/cleaning and/or a hospitality industry
– Good documentation, communication, and conflict resolution skills, as well as a heart to serve as part of a caring shelter team
– Female only
– Full-time, nights and weekends may vary, 11 p.m.–7 a.m.
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment in which to thrive
– Ideal candidate will have a heart to serve women experiencing homelessness
– Experience in ministry or praying with others preferred
– Female only

URGENT NEED! Shelter Manager, Overnight Shift (PT), Women’s Shelter

– Part-time, nights and weekends may vary, 11 p.m.–7 a.m.
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment in which to thrive
– Ideal candidates will have a heart to serve women experiencing homelessness
– Experience in ministry or praying with others preferred
– Female only
– Full-time, days may vary, 7 a.m.–3 p.m.
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment in which to thrive
– Ideal candidates will have a heart to serve women and their children experiencing homelessness
– Experience with children a definite plus
– Female only
– Full-time, days/nights may vary, 3 p.m.–11 a.m.
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment in which to thrive
– Ideal candidates will have a heart to serve women and their children experiencing homelessness
– Experience with children a definite plus
– Female only
– Part-time, days/nights may vary, 3 p.m.–11 a.m.
– Assures that our guests have a safe and supportive environment in which to thrive
– Ideal candidates will have a heart to serve women and their children experiencing homelessness
– Experience with children a definite plus
– Female only

Shelter Manager, Overnight Shift (FT), Bashford Men’s Shelter

– Full-time, nights may vary, 11 p.m.–7 a.m.
– Facilitate the requests of the Men’s Shelter Supervisor and Chief Operations Officer to oversee the activities, safety, and well-being of emergency shelter guests
– Provide direct support to other shelter operations (i.e., kitchen, volunteer engagement, donation collection) as needed
– Demonstrate Christlike behaviors and attitudes and communicate the Gospel clearly as opportunities arise
– Male only

Shelter Manager, Overnight Shift (PT), Bashford Men’s Shelter

– Part-time, nights may vary, 11 p.m.–7 a.m.
– Facilitate the requests of the Men’s Shelter Supervisor and Chief Operations Officer to oversee the activities, safety, and well-being of emergency shelter guests
– Provide direct support to other shelter operations (i.e., kitchen, volunteer engagement, donation collection) as needed
– Demonstrate Christlike behaviors and attitudes and communicate the Gospel clearly as opportunities arise
– Male only

Full job descriptions are available upon request to Kathy Vaughan.

 

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