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Career Opportunities - October 2018

Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers are leading providers of services to the homeless and needy of South Florida. Emergency Shelter and residential programs are available at the Miami, Hollywood, and Pompano Beach Centers.

Miami Rescue Mission offers the following benefits:10 paid holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital Indemnity, Disability and Life Insurance, paid time off, compassion leave, direct deposit, and company-matched retirement savings. If you meet the requirements of a position, please fill in the form below. No phone calls please. You may also complete an application at the Human Resources office located at 3553 NW 50th Street, Miami, FL 33142.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be considered. Level 2 Background Screening is required. Miami Rescue Mission - Broward Outreach Centers maintains a drug-free workplace and is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Behavioral Health Lead Therapist (BHLT) reports to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor, and is responsible for counseling individuals or groups regarding mental health and substance abuse, resulting in developing and implementing a comprehensive treatment plan. Will also train and oversee student interns and Therapists in the Behavioral Health Services Department.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a Master’s degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or a related field. CAP Certification preferred. A minimum of 1 year of experience in social services or homelessness services is required. 2 - 4 years of counseling and/or 1 - 2 years working with the homeless population is preferred. The BHLT must possess a thorough knowledge of the techniques and skills needed to assist clients with bio-psychosocial issues (assessments, treatment plans, referrals, discharges.) Requires excellent written communication skills for updating files and preparing reports. Requires a demonstrated ability to facilitate individual, group therapy, and family counseling for a diverse population. Requires general proficiency in basic computer skills and general office programs. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $35,000 - $45,000 annually based on experience. Position is exempt.

The Behavioral Health Therapist (BHT) reports to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor, and is responsible for counseling individuals or groups regarding mental health and substance abuse, resulting in developing and implementing a comprehensive treatment plan.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a Master’s degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or a related field. CAP Certification preferred. A minimum of 1 year of experience in social services or homelessness services is required. 2 - 4 years of counseling and/or 1 - 2 years working with the homeless population is preferred. The BHT must possess a thorough knowledge of the techniques and skills needed to assist clients with bio-psychosocial issues (assessments, treatment plans, referrals, discharges.) Requires excellent written communication skills for updating files and preparing reports. Requires a demonstrated ability to facilitate individual, group therapy, and family counseling for a diverse population. Requires general proficiency in basic computer skills and general office programs. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Guest Services Assistant (GSA) monitors and oversees residential clients at the Center for Men. Duties include assisting with new resident orientation; providing general oversight of residents in the absence of management; ensuring that residents perform assigned chores; handling emergencies according to policies and procedures; providing operational support for events such as graduations and luncheons; and, coordinating transportation and/or laundry services for residents.

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate (or GED) with a valid driver’s license required. Must have one (1) year work experience in social services or security-related work. Requires the flexibility to work 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. including weekends and holidays as needed. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Emergency Services Supervisor (ESS) reports to the Miami Centers Director and oversees programs for emergency services (shelter plus care). The ESS must be able to sign the Mission’s Statement of Faith. The ESS will be responsible for supervising emergency services Case Managers as well as providing direct services to clients as needed. The ESS will provide timely outcome reports per program guidelines and requirements. The ESS will represent MRM at meetings concerning contracted services as directed by the Miami Centers Director. The ESS will be responsible for assisting the Miami Centers Director with compiling timely outcome reports per program guidelines and requirements, time sheets, staff schedules, HMIS database, and other duties as needed.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED. Addictions Training and/or Certification and/or a Bachelor’s degree in social work are preferred. Certified Addictions Professional (CAP) is a plus. Must have at least 2 years of demonstrated experience working with the homeless population. The ESS must be of good moral character, with knowledge of homelessness and addiction issues, and the ability to lead clients by example. Must have excellent communication skills to work effectively with all contracted agencies. Must be able to exercise independent judgment within the general framework of approved case management techniques, existing laws, and within agency guidelines. Must have the ability to recognize symptoms of common mental, physical, co-occurring alcohol/substance abuse addictions to make proper assessment for care plans, referrals, and linkage with community resources. Must have the ability to react quickly and calmly in an emergency. Must be organized and computer literate. Must have competent administrative reporting skills and the ability to multi task. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $35,000 - $45,000 annually based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Guest Services Assistant (GSA) monitors and oversees residential clients at the Center for Men. Duties include assisting with new resident orientation; providing general oversight of residents in the absence of management; ensuring that residents perform assigned chores; handling emergencies according to policies and procedures; providing operational support for events such as graduations and luncheons; and, coordinating transportation and/or laundry services for residents.

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate (or GED) with a valid driver’s license required. Must have one (1) year work experience in social services or security-related work. Requires the flexibility to work 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. including weekends and holidays as needed. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Housing Coordinator (HN) is a contract position that reports to the Miami Centers Director or delegated supervisor. Provides housing and supportive services to clients who are eligible for assistance. Employment is subject to annual contract negotiations with Miami-Dade Homeless Trust.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED, and at least 2 years of demonstrated experience with the homeless population. The HN must be knowledgeable of community housing resources available to residents. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software applications. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with residents and community partners in a professional and courteous manner. Also requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks. Must have a valid driver’s license with no more than 4 points. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Food Service Supervisor (FSS) reports to the Miami Centers Director, and will provide the necessary planning, organization, direction, management, training, purchasing, soliciting, receiving, usage, storage and inventory control of the food service department. Will directly supervise all Food Service employees and clients assigned to the Food Services Department.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School Diploma or GED, and at least 3 years of commercial food services management experience. Must have a valid State of Florida Food Handler’s Permit and a valid State of Florida driver’s license. Training as a certified chef or a graduate from a culinary institute and 5 years of commercial/institutional food service experience are preferred. Must have a thorough knowledge of institutional food preparation, storage, utilization, menu planning, and management to ensure the efficient, safe, smooth operation of the food service area. Must be knowledgeable of OSHA and local health department codes to ensure compliance. Requires a professional demeanor and supervisory skills to deal with complex personalities of recovering addicts, employees, vendors, and donors. Must be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $35,000 - $45,000 per year based on experience. Position is exempt.

The Intake Coordinator (IC) oversees the intake and orientation of new residents to the program. Duties include screening clients for intake; performing intake assessment; conducting and building positive relations within the community; providing intake of homeless clients based on space availability; conducting aftercare; facilitating a motivational and welcoming environment; ensuring that the Intake/Screening Unit and Support Services meet contract requirements.

Minimum Requirements: Must have an AA degree or previous on-the-job training in Social Work or a related field. CAP training is a plus. The Intake Coordinator must have knowledge of alcoholism and chemical dependency and homelessness. Requires the ability to react quickly and calmly in an emergency and recognize symptoms of common mental and physical illnesses and make appropriate referrals for their treatment. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and staff of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, and sexual orientation. Must be organized and computer literate. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Case Manager – Emergency Services (CME) reports to the Emergency Services Supervisor, and provides case management services, crisis intervention, support and referral services for clients assigned to contracted emergency services programs. The CME must be able to sign the Mission’s Statement of Faith. Incumbent will provide timely outcome reports per grogram guidelines and requirements. Monitors progress of residents, and refers them to appropriate agencies for assistance as needed. Schedule may include some nights and weekends.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED, and demonstrated experience of at least 1 year with the homeless population. A Bachelor’s degree and/or CAP training and 1-2 years of experience in social work is preferred. Must be able to exercise independent judgment within the general framework of approved case management techniques, existing laws and within agency policy. Must have the ability to recognize symptoms of common mental, physical, co-occurring, alcohol/substance abuse addictions to make proper assessment for care plans, referrals, and linkage with excellent follow up skills. Must possess knowledge of local community agencies, programs, and resources available for clients. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and staff of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, and sexual orientation. Must have the ability to react quickly and calmly in an emergency. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $12.00 - $17.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Teaching Assistant (TA) reports to the Education Supervisor, and assists the supervisor in administering the education program including tutoring, diagnostic testing, monitoring students’ activities, motivating students, and record keeping.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma and a minimum of 1 year of tutoring experience. Some college coursework preferred. Must be proficient in the use of computers, and have the ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English. Must be able to communicate effectively with compassion, and motivate residents to learn and improve their skills. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour based on experience. Position is exempt.

The GIK / Special Projects Assistant reports to the Sr. Community Development Associate , of the Broward Centers and will help process and count Gift-in-Kind donated items (clothes, hygiene products, food, etc.) and help with special projects as they arise. Duties include responsibility for sorting & counting donated GIK, and updating a spreadsheet with GIK information. The GIK/SPA will also assist with ongoing projects within the Community Development Department, in seeing them to successful completion.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School diploma or GED. Must be a self-motivated, highly organized team player, and be able to work in an environment where they are not afraid to get their “hands dirty” by helping to sort Gift-in-kind (GIK). Must be detail-oriented with the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, and be able to understand and carry out oral and written directions in English. Requires a professional and courteous demeanor with the ability to interact with all levels of volunteers, donors, public, residents and staff. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $9.00 - $13.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Truck Driver drives assigned vehicle to pick up and deliver donations and/or purchased items such as furniture, clothes, etc. in Dade and Broward Counties. Must be able to lift and/or carry a minimum of 75 pounds. Maintains and keeps required supplies and safety equipment in truck. Conducts routine safety inspection of vehicles, and promptly reports all mechanical problems.

Minimum Requirements: Must have at least 1 year of verifiable driving experience, and a Florida Driver’s Class D License. Must have a safe driving record with no more than four (4) points max. Must be familiar with local streets and highways in Dade and Broward Counties. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $11.00 - $16.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The A/C & Electrical Technician reports to the Industrial Division Director and is primarily responsible for servicing air conditioning units, electric motors, heating units, compressors, intake and exhaust fans, and humidifiers.

Minimum Requirements: Requires a High School Diploma or GED, HVAC certification, and a valid Florida driver’s license. Must have at least 3-5 years of experience in servicing air conditioning and electrical units. The A/C & Electrical Technician must understand basic refrigeration cycle to include: identifying components in refrigeration circuit, pressure/temperature measuring devices, refrigeration recovery/evacuation/charging, basic electron theory, different kinds of circuits, and know how to troubleshoot heating systems. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour based on experience. Position is non-exempt.

The Maintenance Worker performs preventive or routine maintenance and building repairs following OSHA guidelines and building codes as assigned by supervisor. May lockout or tag out unsafe or broken equipment. Duties include performing minor repairs to building fixtures, minor plumbing repairs, cleaning electrical fixtures, replacing bulbs, and touch-up painting. Performs needed carpentry to buildings as directed.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred. Minimum three (3) years building maintenance or construction experience in plumbing or carpentry. Will consider candidate with five (5) years of experience in building maintenance management or construction, plumbing, A/C and/or carpentry work in lieu of education. Must be able to pass a Level II background screen and drug test.

Compensation: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour. Position is non-exempt.


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Our Miami and Broward Centers in Brief

The Miami Campus has served the homeless and needy since 1922. The administration offices, Center for Men, Center for Women and Children, Jeffrey A. Tew Education Center, Community Activity Center-which provides out of school and summer programs for children, Food Warehouse, Health Clinic, and Thrift Stores are located in a three block area off NW 1st Ave. and NW 20th Street. The Centers offer emergency and residential programs. An additional building houses 78 men and has a conference center. The combined Centers provide 390 beds for residential and emergency services.

The Hollywood Campus was opened in 1997 after serving the homeless and needy of Broward beginning in 1992. It was the first center in Broward to offer comprehensive programs for the homeless. The Hollywood Campus has 128 beds for residential programs and 18 emergency beds to serve men, women, and children. It is located at the corner of Scott Street and Old Dixie Highway, near Sheridan Street.

The Pompano Beach Campus was opened in 2002 and has 200 beds for residential programs and 20 emergency beds to serve men, women, and children. The campus is located in the northern part of Broward County near Copans Road. Men, women, and children are served as well as a special program to engage the chronic homeless.