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Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Organizational Summary

Buffalo City Mission’s vision is to restore hope to the homeless and hurting of Western New York. We provide emergency shelter and nourishing meals to thousands of homeless men, women and children. But we don’t believe that’s enough.

With the strengths of our Men’s Center and our new state-of-the-art shelter for women and children, Cornerstone Manor, Buffalo City Mission provides comprehensive recovery programs to help homeless men, women and children rebuild stable, healthy, productive lives.

The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope, by providing the following:

  • Share the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Offer services to meet immediate physical needs of those seeking assistance, including food, clothing, shelter, and medical care
  • Bring programs of rehabilitation to those wishing to change their lives
  • Being advocates for the poor and needy through increasing public awareness
  • Assisting the community and other like-minded agencies in aiding the needy
  • Maintaining administrative excellence and the highest levels of personal integrity and commitment.

How To Apply

There are two parts to the application process.  First, applicants should complete an online application here. Next, applicants should email a separate resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Click here to start the application process.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check.  The Buffalo City Mission is an EEO employer.


Job Postings

Adjunct Teacher for Buffalo City Mission

Our Mission Statement
Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Job Description:
This class instruction position involves a broad spectrum of topics related to the dynamics of addiction, life disabling conditions and its relatedness to self- insight, decision making and homelessness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instructs diverse students on broad and specialized areas within the human service setting.
  • Assists in the preparation of course descriptions, course outlines and lesson plans as required by the Education Department.
  • Instructs two (1) hour classes weekly.
  • Communicates with the Education Manager related to student problems and need for additional student support.
  • Must have the ability to communicate the subject matter in a clear, concise and logically engaging manner
  • Ability to maintain healthy teacher – student relationships by establishing proper boundaries

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years of field experience OR Associate Degree with a minimum of 5 years field experience. QHP status (CASAC/CRC/CSW) preferred.
  • Previous experience in Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Domestic Violence.
  • Working with homeless or low-income individuals/families.
  • Demonstrated skills in working with clients from various backgrounds.
  • Positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer and written communication skills.


How to apply
: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check. Buffalo City Mission is an EEOE.


Chaplain - Buffalo City Mission - Part Time

Our Mission Statement
Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Job Description:
The position of the part time evening chaplain at Buffalo City Mission is to uphold the Mission Statement of Faith and Values of the Buffalo City Mission as defined in the Employee Handbook. The position of the evening chaplain will help oversee all Christian activities in the evenings including, Bibles studies, Children’s Ministry, Chapel Services and spiritual guidance for those in need.

Work Schedule: 3:30- 8:30pm, no more than 28 hours a week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessment intake interviews with the intent of identifying spiritual needs and referrals.
  • Assist clients in establishing goals with regard to their spiritual journey programs.
  • Maintain accurate records and good organization of forms and files.
  • Organize worship services in creative and spiritual ways.
  • Facilitate spiritual classes.
  • Interview chapel speakers for an evaluation of where they stand spiritually in regards to BCM’s statement of faith and core values.
  • Carry out the goals of the pastoral care department.
  • Offer religious and spiritual guidance to residents/clients, staff, and administrators.
  • Participate in committee resident/client conferences to enhance the continuity of care for residents.
  • Participate in additional BCM activities as needed.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Studies or equivalent experience in Ministry. Ordination preferred.
  • Minimum of one year pastoral experience.
  • Certification by an appropriate clinical pastoral agency, Ordination preferred.
  • Positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires flexibility in work hours, programs and services.
  • Problem-solving abilities and initiatives.
  • Basic computer and written communication skills.
  • A mature walk with Jesus Christ and be able to articulate belief.

How to apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check. Buffalo City Mission is an EEO employer.


Resident Coordinator - Buffalo City Mission

Our Mission Statement

Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Job Description:

This position fosters a Christ-like caring atmosphere, focusing on life skill development in a safe, healthy, healing environment, while striving to meet the practical needs of all residents.
This position reports to the Manager-Residential Services. This is a part time position, no more than 28 hours per week.

Opening is part time, up to 28 hours/wk:
1 opening – Thursday thru Sunday 11:00p.m. to 7:00a.m.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acclimate residents to the facility through the Mission’s initial intake and orientation process..
  • Communicate behavioral actions through the incident reporting process.
  • Conduct unit inspections, document and communicate appropriately to respective management and provide feedback to resident and case management.
  • Report vacated units and prepare them for new residents.
  • Assist residents with day-to-day housekeeping of facility, sleeping, and lounge areas.
  • Oversee emergency shelter linen exchange as well as residents’ laundry.
  • Conduct direct observation drug and alcohol screenings, including breathalyzer and urine tests.
  • Ensure physical comfort and safety of the residents as well as meet their needs for food, shelter, clothing and personal care.
  • Maintain effective communication between staff members and Case Managers by means of various communication vehicles including matrix log, incident, written and verbal reports.
  • All other assigned job responsibilities as needed.

Successful candidates will have:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Previous experience in a human services field is preferred.
  • Positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving abilities and initiatives.
  • Basic computer and written communication skills.
  • Limited physical requirements (e.g., ability to lift, carry, reach, etc.)

How to apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check.
Buffalo City Mission is an EEO Employer.


Resident Coordinator - Cornerstone Manor - Full time and Part time

Our Mission Statement

Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Job Description:

This position fosters a Christ-like caring atmosphere, focusing on like skill development in a safe, healthy, healing environment, while striving to meet the practical needs of all residents.

This position reports to the Manager-Residential Services.

Openings:
Full Time – 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. including weekends, every other Sunday
Part time, up to 28 hours/wk, shifts are as follows: 7a.m. – 3:00p.m. (including weekends, every other Sunday), 3:00p.m. – 11:00p.m. (including weekends, every other Sunday), and 11:00p.m. – 7a.m. (including weekends, every other Sunday),

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acclimate residents to the facility through the Mission’s initial intake and orientation process.
  • Communicate behavioral actions through the incident reporting process.
  • Conduct unit inspections, document and communicate appropriately to respective management and provide feedback to resident and case management.
  • Reports vacated units and prepare them for new residents.
  • Assist residents with day-to-day housekeeping of facility, sleeping, and lounge areas.
  • Oversee emergency shelter linen exchange as well as residents’ laundry.
  • Conduct direct observation drug and alcohol screenings, including breathalyzer and urine tests.
  • Ensure physical comfort and safety of the residents as well as meet their needs for food, shelter, clothing and personal care.
  • Maintain effective communication between staff members and Case Managers by means of various communication vehicles including matrix log, incident, written and verbal reports.
  • All other assigned job responsibilities as needed.

Successful candidates will have:

  • High school diploma or GED, pursuit of/interest in further education.
  • Positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving abilities and initiatives.
  • Basic computer and written communication skills.
  • Limited physical requirements (e.g., ability to lift, carry, reach, etc.)

How to apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check.
Buffalo City Mission is an EEO Employer.


Safety Monitor

Our Mission Statement
Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Job Description:
As a representative of the Buffalo City Mission this position is responsible for fostering a compassionate, welcoming greeting to all who enter the building.  In addition observing and reporting incidents in order to help ensure a safe, secure environment for clients, staff, volunteers and visitors in and around the facility at all properties.

  • Hours:  Now recruiting for all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follows all safety and security policies and procedures consistently.
  • Ensures that the correct entry control processes are followed consistently.
  • Maintain communication logs in up to date real time as needed.
  • Document all safety/security incidents accurately and timely.
  • Assist and diffuse potential volatile situations.
  • Conduct and assist with dorm sweeps as requested by management.
  • Ensuring the environment remains safe and secure by monitoring through all available resources the clients and guests activities.

Successful candidates will have:

  • High school diploma or GED, pursuit of/interest in further education with 2-3 years’ experience and training in a related field.
  • Crisis intervention techniques training and be prepared to handle crisis.
  • Positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving abilities and initiatives.
  • Basic computer and written communication skills.
  • Limited physical requirements (e.g., ability to lift, carry, reach, etc.)
  • NYS Security Guard License required

How to apply: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check. Buffalo City Mission is an EEOE.


Volunteer Community Coordinator - Buffalo City Mission

Our Mission Statement

Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Job Description:

This part-time position is an integral component of outreach to our community and will be responsible for maintaining ongoing in-kind donations, community drives and holiday resident gift databases.  This position will also facilitate court ordered volunteer orientations, research and participate at school fairs to generate awareness of the Mission and host tours.

    • Work Schedule: Part time, up to 28 hours per week.  Flexible hours: days, evenings and weekends as needed.  Must be available to work holidays as needed (ex. Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.).

Key Responsibilities:

Donation Coordination:

      • Ensure the policy and procedure of the Mission’s internal donation process
      • Maintain communication and follow up needs with in-kind donors
      • Receive donations and follow thank you process to build donor relations
      • Documents community events and effectively communicates story and picture to PR
      • Organizes, tracks and documents off-site volunteers school hour’s orientations
      • Provide volunteer orientation for court ordered volunteers as well as placement
      • Provides tours for community as needed
      • Implements volunteers and staff supervisors yearly appreciation plan under the direction of the Manager of the Volunteers
      • Available for special volunteer events (Turkey Express, Hambone Express, etc.)
      • Assists Volunteer Department in other areas as needed

 

Successful candidates will have:

      • Excellent communication skills
      • Able, comfortable and confident in speaking in group settings
      • Excellent organizational skills
      • Excellent Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office
      • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
      • A mature walk with Jesus Christ and be able to articulate belief

How to apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to [email protected] or by mail to Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Human Resources, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check.
Buffalo City Mission is an EEO Employer.

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