City Union Mission employees must be born again, mature Christians, able to clearly communicate the Gospel as opportunities during the work day arise. They must have a desire to serve the Lord through widely varied responsibilities to advance ministry to the homeless and the poor of Kansas City with a compassionate heart. They must agree with City Union Mission’s doctrinal statement and philosophy of ministry.

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Inventory & Compliance Manager

This person will administrate and manage the material donations and inventory management processes; tracking stock levels, future needs, and sourcing donations as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business-related field such as management, accounting, or supply chain.
  • Must be able to drive a small box truck and lift 75lbs.
  • Must have a clean driving record and be a model for safe behavior and practice.
  • Demonstrate good telephone etiquette, computer skills, knowledge of inventory database management, and critical problem-solving skills.
  • Must work well on a team and assign/delegate responsibilities as needed.
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Family Ministries: Shelter Case Manager

This person is responsible to provide case management for guests in the Emergency Family Shelter with the goal of helping families move out of the cycle of homelessness. The case manager will have an average case load of eight family units and will be report directly to the Family Shelter Administrator.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services; experience in case management of low-income clients, including financial management advising.
  • Must be decisive and dependable. Must exhibit good judgement, sensitivity, and compassion.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player and able to work well with people, showing concern for needs, an ability to motivate and to provide tough love where appropriate.
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Family Ministries: Administrative Assistant

This person will assist and support the Family Ministries Director, oversee the office operations, and provide administrative support, as needed, to the various Family Ministries, including the youth program, shelter, hotline, camp, Community Assistance program, and the New Life Program.

Qualifications:

  • Exhibit good judgement, oral and written communication skills, and demonstrate background of neatness, accuracy, and dependability.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to deal tactfully with the public.
  • Ability to see project through to completion, a self-starter, able to manage time and activities, and able to work in a fast-paced, emotionally demanding environment.
  • Familiar with office equipment and operations. Experience with Access database a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in either business administration, organizational management, social work, Christian education, and/or counseling.
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Harbor: Counselor, Warsaw, MO

This person will provide effective and personalized Christ-centered counseling for individuals and groups of clients at the Harbor in Warsaw, MO. They will effectively teach biblically-based psycho-education classes, create and maintain treatment plans, and work in collaboration with the ministry team as an advocate for client’s health and thriving.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead others in spiritual maturity and demonstrate the attributes of a Christian role model with clients, staff, and the community at large.
  • Master’s degree required: Successfully completed the qualifications of a Master’s in a behavioral health field from an accredited school.
  • Preferred: Licensed or working toward licensure in the state of Missouri: LPC, LMFT, LCSW.
  • Preferred: 2-5 years’ experience in Christian counseling, substance abuse or addiction recovery, and/or sex offender treatment provider.
  • Computer literacy with capability in MS Office.
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Harbor: Planning & Projects Specialist

This person will assist the director in oversight of the Harbor and Camp CUMCITO projects in Warsaw, MO with an emphasis on addressing electrical needs, both repairs and new installation.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise work projects for the Christian Life Program (CLP) including remodeling, and construction projects.
  • Knowledge of construction, electrical, and plumbing.
  • Computer proficiency and Microsoft Word.
  • Licensed driver.
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Men's Shelter Counselor

This person will provide effective and personalized Christ-centered counseling for individual and groups of clients in all programs of the Men’s Shelter. Positively contributing as a ministry team member by effectively teaching psycho-education classes, creating and maintaining treatment plans, and working in collaboration with the ministry team as an advocate for client health and thriving.

Qualifications:

  • Able to lead others in spiritual maturity and demonstrate the attributes of a Christian role model with clients, staff, and the community at large.
  • Required: Successfully completed the qualifications of a Master’s in a behavioral health field from an accredited school.
  • Required: Licensed or working toward licensure in the state of Missouri: LPC, LMFT, LCSW.
  • Preferred: 2-5 years’ experience in Christian counseling, substance abuse or addiction recovery, and/or sex offender treatment provider.
  • Computer literate with capability in MS Office.
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Corporate Relations Manager

This person will establish and maintain relationships between area businesses and City Union Mission in order to acquire financial and material support, services, or gifts in kind. This will include seeking donations and discounts to supply needs for all departments, locating best values of services and product through budget relief programs, working with team to establish appropriate advertising/marketing strategies for various projects/events, and researching competitive sales and marketing technology to benefit the Mission.

Qualifications:

  • Must enjoy talking with people and have good communications skills.
  • Good computer skills and time management skills.
  • Ability and desire to gain clear understanding of the needs of the Mission.
  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree
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Medical Services Clinic Support

This person will provide medical services for all clients of City Union Mission which includes promoting healing and increase knowledge of preventative medical care.

Qualifications:

  • Appropriate R.N., L.P.N. license or certifications related to Medical Assistant and/or Medication Technician.
  • Minimum of two years of hospital or clinical experience.
  • Current certifications and continuing education.
  • CPR certification required and first aid experience preferred.
  • Computer literate.
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Head Cook

This person will maintain friendly, warm, team atmosphere so that the food service of City Union Mission truly ministers to shelter guests, volunteers, and staff. Will provide nutritious, attractive meals while using donated items first, then purchased foods in an economical manner. Maintain Health Department standards for cleanliness in kitchen.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well with clients, staff, and volunteers; must have a heart for ministry.
  • Willing and able to supervise clients, and train them for future employment.
  • One or more years of quantity cooking experience
  • Able to lift up to 40lbs.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain (within 90-days) a manager’s level Food Safety certification from the Health Department or ServSafe.
Apply

Family Center: Facilities Coordinator

This position assists the Family Center Facilities Administrator with scheduling, coordinating, supervising, and performing all necessary maintenance work done at the Family Center, New Life Center, 8th St Warehouse, and MTLP building facilities and grounds, as well as other Mission owned/operated locations, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to personally perform building maintenance.
  • Ability to lift 75lbs and to walk and stand for up to 8 hours a day.
  • Able to work in a physically demanding environment, which includes heights and confined spaces.
  • Good communication and organizational skills with people and projects.
  • Proficiency with basic building maintenance, and familiarity with basic electric, heating and cooling, refrigeration, plumbing, and minor construction preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED.
Apply

Cook

Provide nutritious and attractive meals to shelter guests, staff, and volunteers as well as a friendly, warm environment. An adequate amount of food must be prepared according to the number of people in the shelter, up to 300. Maintain Health Department standards for cleanliness in kitchen.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well with clients, staff, and volunteers; must have a heart of the ministry.
  • Willingness and ability to supervise clients, while at the same time provide training to them for future employment.
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain (within 90 days) a manager’s level Food Safety certification from the Health Department or ServSafe.
  • One or more years of quantity cooking experience preferred.
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Part Time

CPO Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant will manage the daily office tasks of the Chief Program Officer. Acting as the representative in written and verbal communication as needed and helping to plan and facilitate the strategic plan for Programming at City Union Mission.

Qualifications:

  • Be a born again, mature Christian able to clearly communicate the Gospel as opportunities during the work day arise. (1 Peter 2:21 and 1 Peter 3:15).
  • Possess excellent planning and time management skills, able to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Deliver professional level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Be a team player who can also work independently, possess the ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects, and effectively meet deadlines.
  • Be flexible and an adaptive forward-looking thinker, who takes a proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills to foster positive and productive interactions, and the ability to work with all levels of the organization in a collegial manner.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of MS Office suite, Google Workspace, Canva, and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat).
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Organizational Management, Communications, Counseling, or related field.
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Organizational Management, Communications, Counseling, related field, or five or more years of experience as an executive assistant with senior management.
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Family Ministries: Shelter Manager, Evening PT

This person will administer the services of City Union Mission to the women and families of the Family Shelter, seeing that day to day operations are being carried out.

Qualifications:

  • Exhibit a level of spiritual maturity to model Christ before clients, with knowledge of the Bible and ability to witness to others.
  • Exhibit leadership, good judgement, sensitivity, compassion, and good oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to give tough love where necessary. Must be able to handle stressful situations and de-escalate conflict when necessary.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must have an understanding of life safety, security, and emergency procedures.
Apply

Mission Transitional Living Resident Manager PT

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) provides housing for up to 12 graduates of our programs so they can remain under the Mission’s guidance for an additional 18 months while they work and grow in responsibility and accountability. This position will provide case management for adults in the Transitional Living apartments; including budget counseling, referrals to resources, assistance in daily living, etc. The compensation for this position is room and board.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a person who works well with people and is concerned about their needs, exhibits good judgement, sensitivity, and is able to deal tactfully with the public.
  • Demonstrate a background of neatness, accuracy, and dependability with a high level of personal integrity.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to keep accurate records.
  • High school diploma or GED
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Family Center: Nursery Attendant PT

Ensure the well being of children from six months old to kindergarten age, whose parents or guardians are attending City Union Mission Life Skills classes, and other educational opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to multi-task and supervise 1-20 children (count changes daily) plus 1-2 adult helpers.
  • Able to lift children who weigh 10-50 pounds to provided needed care.
  • Ability to interact and play with children on the floor and on playground equipment outside.
  • Must be able to maintain control over children at all times and keep noise at an acceptable level.
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Christian Life Center: Security, Overnight/Weekend PT (2)

Ensure that the Christian Life Center (CLC) is a safe place for all who are therein, that conduct of all members is appropriate and that there is a godly and wholesome atmosphere throughout and around the facility.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a compassionate heart for the poor and hurting of society. Exhibit good judgement, neatness, accuracy, and dependability. Must be able to deal tactfully with the public.
  • Must have the ability to help men in recovery and be an intentional discipler.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with office equipment and operations.
  • Training/Certification in first-aid and CPR is preferred.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED.
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Family Ministries: Security/Hotline/Shelter Manager, Overnight PT

This person will meet the informational needs of callers during non-business hours, especially homeless persons seeking shelter. Help provide a safe environment for staff, clients, and guests. Monitor building activities from security booth and function as the Shelter Manager during overnight hours.

Qualifications:

  • Have a desire to serve the Lord through widely varied responsibilities to advance ministry to those currently homeless and the urban poor of Kansas City with a compassionate heart.
  • Have good people and property management skills, exhibit leadership qualities, have oral and written communication skills, be well organized, and demonstrate ability to delegate.
  • Must be able to deal tactfully with the public. Must understand life safety, security, and emergency procedures.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED.
Apply

New Life Center Resident Manager PT

Share an apartment with another resident manager on site and be provided meals with guests and staff. Maintain a safe and secure facility which houses the New Life Program. Provide compassionate orderliness throughout the New Life Center, particularly overnight. Conduct security patrols during the night, as well as work closely with other City Union Mission security personnel. Oversee participants of the New Life Program, assuring cooperation with program policy and procedures and proper treatment of facility. Promote Jesus Christ through behavior and seek opportunities to minister to the spiritual needs of guests. Compensation for this position is room and board.

Qualifications:

  • Be available in the New Life Center during assigned hours – M-F 9pm-8am/ Sat & Sun 9pm-9am
  • Be a born again, mature Christian able to clearly communicate the Gospel as opportunities during the work day arise.
  • Have a desire to serve the Lord through a widely varied responsibilities to advance ministry to those currently homeless and the urban poor of Kansas City with a compassionate heart.
  • Have strong people and communication skills, leadership skills, good judgement, and the ability to give tough love when necessary.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED.
Apply

Men’s Special Needs Shelter: Shelter Manager, Evening/Overnight PT (2)

This person will ensure orderly procedure in all areas of the L Minor Care Center (LMCC) shelter ministry. To ensure orderliness among the men in the LMCC and their activities.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a heart for the homeless, ability to deal tactfully and interact well with men with different challenges.
  • Demonstrate a background of neatness, accuracy, and dependability with a high level of personal integrity.
  • Prefer experience in residential housing, social work, counseling, and/or pastoral ministry.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent; Two years of college preferred.
Apply

Men’s Ministry: Security, Evening & Overnight PT

This person will monitor those who enter the Men's Center to make sure the building is secure.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a compassionate heart for the poor and hurting of society. Exhibit good judgement, sensitivity, neatness, accuracy, and dependability. Must be able to deal tactfully with the public.
  • Have or agree to get a CDL license within three months of hire date. Must be familiar with office equipment and operations. Must be computer literate
  • Have a high school diploma or GED.
Apply

Family Ministry: Security & Hotline, Weekend OR Evening PT (2)

This person will meet the informational needs of all callers during non-business hours especially with ministry to homeless persons seeking shelter. Help provide a safe environment for staff, clients, and guests. Monitor building activities from the Security Booth.

Qualifications:

  • Have excellent organization and communication skills and the ability to record information accurately. Be able to work in fast-paced, emotionally-demanding environment.
  • Must exhibit a background of dependability and have a sensitivity and compassion for the poor and hurting in society.
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hr@cityunionmission.org
Attn: HR Coordinator
1100 E. 11th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
Fax: (816) 841-7205