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Employment Opportunities

The job descriptions shown here have been shortened to give a brief overview of the
position. Complete job descriptions are available from the contact person for each open
position. We pray the Lord would bless you in your search for work in which to serve Him.

 

All Employment Opportunities

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions. If you are interested in applying and possess the required qualifications, please submit your resume or application to the person listed below each job description.

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Positions List

Director, Women and Children's Rescue Mission and Emergency Shelter - Lighthouse for Women & Children, Oxnard

The Director is responsible to oversee the Mission’s core value of Changing Lives for Good for the women and children we serve through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Provide a complete continuum of care specifically tailored to the needs of the homeless by offering shelter, intervention, substance abuse recovery, case management, education, life skills development, vocational training, employment, and transitional housing. Develop and implement all ministry services provided, planning, goal setting, program organization, budgeting, outcomes measurement, decision making, personnel recruiting, motivating, training, and ministry improvements in alignment with RMA’s Lead Like Jesus culture and Mission, Vision, and Values. Be an advocate for the poor and needy through public education and awareness. Facilitate and model commitment to fundraising, and community and church relations. Ensure collaboration with local churches, agencies, school districts, and government boards to affect an integrated program capable of meeting the felt needs within the community. Assure excellence of recruiting and placement of ministry staff and assure staff’s gifting’s are effectively assessed, cultivated and leveraged for the advancement of the ministry. Encourage direct reports to demonstrating the love of Christ to transform the lives of homeless and addicted people.  This is a full-time, exempt position located in Oxnard, CA. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience, and includes benefits.

Program Description - The Lighthouse for Women and Children under the umbrella of the Ventura County Rescue Mission is a ministry of the Rescue Mission Alliance (RMA), a Christian non-profit organization that has been serving the less fortunate in Southern California through emergency and long-term rehabilitation services since 1972. The Lighthouse for Women & Children offers a 9- month residential Life Recovery Program,  30- to 90-day Emergency Shelter (with 6-month Employment Search and transfer to the Life Recovery Program options) and a 2-year Transitional / Sober Living Program.

Qualifications - Must be a committed Christian woman, active in a local church with exemplary character and a proven ability to lead, initiate, problem-solve, disciple, and pray for clients. Desired qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Bible College or seminary preferred) plus a minimum of five years of ministry, management, and non-profit experience; strong writing, computer, and administrative skills. Must be a collaborative leader with excellent managerial skill, strong relational and team building skills. Gifted in organizational development with strong strategic planning abilities. Creative and logical problem solver with demonstrated successful experience and understanding of discipleship or addiction recovery. Ability to develop budgets and manage expenses.

Interested Parties - Please email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to (805) 385-4126 with a cover page indicating the position you are interested in applying for.  No phone calls please.

Production Worker/Relief Cashier (Part-Time) - Oxnard Bargain Center, Oxnard

Summary - The Production Worker/Relief Cashier is responsible for assisting the production crew to complete all necessary tasks in order to meet production goals in a timely manner. Therefore, their responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business. The Production Worker/Relief Cashier reports directly to the Thrift Store Supervisor and may also get direction from the Lead. This is a part-time, non-exempt regular position. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities - Duties include, but not limited to preparing, sorting, hanging, cashiering, unloading and cleaning items donated for sale at the Thrift Store.

Qualifications - Experience a plus, but not required.  Need to be able to lift (up to 30 lbs), push, pull, reach, kneel, sort and stand for long periods of time. Please email application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax them to (805) 385-4126.

Oxnard Security - Oxnard Bargain Center and Oxnard Super Thrift Store, Oxnard

Summary Duties include filling out Daily Activity Reports / Incident Reports and dealing with local Police Department. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position and may require overtime and/or weekend work. Security position will report to the Rescue Mission Alliance Security Supervisor and receive work assigned form the Store Manager, located at the Oxnard Bargain Center and Oxnard Super Thrift Store. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE. 

Dock Associate - Oxnard Bargain Center, Oxnard

Summary The Dock Associate position will assist Production crew and Dispatch department to complete all necessary tasks in order to complete Production goals and Dispatch goals and will report to the Dispatch and Production Supervisors. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Oxnard, CA. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE. 

Security Guard - Ventura County Rescue Mission, Oxnard

Summary The Security Guard is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of Ventura County Rescue Mission, volunteers, program men, guests, and staff demonstrating compassion, love and understanding. The position reports to the Assistant Director of VCRM. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Oxnard, CA. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE. 

Cashier - Oxnard Super Thrift Store, Oxnard

SummaryThe cashier position will assist Associates. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Oxnard, California, reporting to the Production Supervisor. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesGreet and assist customers on sales floor, ring up transactions and wrap or bag purchases, keep workstation clean and orderly at all times, display cases neat and full of merchandise, call for a second cashier when assistance is needed, excellence in math, follow all policies and procedures in cashier handbook, know and adhere to store policies and procedures, Answer telephone and use paging system, be alert for shoplifters, price tampering and familiar with basic donation procedures and Rescue Mission Alliance directory extensions.

QualificationsHigh school diploma, GED or equivalent, demonstrated work ethic with consistent attendance and punctuality, must be cleared for cash handling including drug screen and background authorization, maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties including the ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Please email resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

Development Assistant  - San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, Northridge

SummaryThe Development Assistant supports our Home Again Capital Campaign to raise $6 million for the remodeling and opening of a 90-bed family shelter in Northridge. The primary focus of this position is providing the ground work for the individual donor portion of the campaign, developing and cultivating existing and potential individual donors, and managing the general administration of the campaign.

The Development Assistant will manage the database and departmental systems and support a wide range of relationship-building activities and special events. The position involves occasional weekend and evening assignments. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located at the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission in North Hollywood, CA and reports to the Director. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesParticipate in campaign strategy sessions with the Director, Community Relations Coordinator, and other members of the Capital Campaign Team for lead and major donor solicitation. Provide scheduling and planning support to the Director and other members of the Capital Campaign Team. Provide administrative support - including, but not limited to, organizing meetings and coordinating follow-up tasks- to the Capital Campaign Team and other committees that may be staffed by the Director. Maintain and expand the donor database to include moves management and biographical information. Assist in the planning and execution of donor fulfillment programs, cultivation activities, and fundraising events and with special events (e.g. tours, etc.). Conduct donor/prospect research. Department or organization-related duties or special projects as directed. Work as a team with other Rescue Mission Alliance employees to the greater good of the overall ministry. Participate in applicable staff meetings, training sessions, and other San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission or Rescue Mission Alliance meetings. Participate in San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission cross-ministry events.

QualificationsCommitted Christian, in agreement with Rescue Mission Alliance Statement of Faith and active in a local church. Mature, responsible, and teachable. Valid CA driver’s license. PC knowledge including Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.  Excellent people, interpersonal and organization skills, work under deadlines, attention to detail, work independently and as part of a team, office environment in meetings, working at a desk on a computer and phone, ability to lift up to 60 lbs.  Please email application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to (805) 385-4126. 

Shelter Staff - San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, Northridge

SummaryThe primary function of this position is to oversee all aspects of our 28 bed emergency family shelter for residents and volunteers regarding recreation, meals, chores, sleeping arrangements, security, and program compliance. Significant opportunities exist for relational and spiritual ministry with residents experiencing difficult times. This position reports to the Assistant Director and is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in San Fernando Valley. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesOversee all shelter functions such as recreation, meals, chores/cleanliness, sleeping arrangements, security, spiritual content, and program compliance. Opening and/or closing the shelter at specified times which includes, signing residents and volunteers in and out, ensuring that meals are adequately prepared and provided and managing the assignment of bunks, storage spaces, and chores for residents. Responsible for the security and safety of shelter residents, volunteers, and rescue mission property while on duty, maintaining a clean and orderly facility per mission and health department guidelines, communication and required documentation and other duties as assigned. Assist in the oversight of Biblical spiritual content by way of teaching and counselling individuals and groups, may assist in preparing and serving meals. Supervise residents for the shelter and volunteers. Participate in monthly staff meetings.

QualificationsVibrant follower of Jesus Christ, gospel concern for lost and broken society, must be a committed Christian, good standing in a local church, able to work well with residents in a supervisory role, assisting in giving counselling, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, including the ability to delegate. Computer skills, Microsoft office, must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. Relevant education and work experience is expected, (bilingual Spanish/English preferred). Please email application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

Shelter Staff (Part-Time) - San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, Northridge

SummaryThe primary function of this position is to oversee all aspects of our 28 bed emergency family shelter for residents and volunteers regarding recreation, meals, chores, sleeping arrangements, security, and program compliance. Significant opportunities exist for relational and spiritual ministry with residents experiencing difficult times. This position reports to the Assistant Director and is a part-time, non-exempt regular position located in San Fernando Valley. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime. 

Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesOversee all shelter functions such as recreation, meals, chores/cleanliness, sleeping arrangements, security, spiritual content, and program compliance. Opening and/or closing the shelter at specified times which includes, signing residents and volunteers in and out, ensuring that meals are adequately prepared and provided and managing the assignment of bunks, storage spaces, and chores for residents. Responsible for the security and safety of shelter residents, volunteers, and rescue mission property while on duty, maintaining a clean and orderly facility per mission and health department guidelines, communication and required documentation and other duties as assigned. Assist in the oversight of Biblical spiritual content by way of teaching and counselling individuals and groups, may assist in preparing and serving meals. Supervise residents for the shelter and volunteers. Participate in monthly staff meetings.

QualificationsVibrant follower of Jesus Christ, gospel concern for lost and broken society, must be a committed Christian, good standing in a local church, able to work well with residents in a supervisory role, assisting in giving counselling, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, including the ability to delegate. Computer skills, Microsoft office, must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. Relevant education and work experience is expected, (bilingual Spanish/English preferred). Please email application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

Shelter Staff (Night-Shift) - San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, Northridge

Summary - The primary function of this position is to oversee all aspects of our 30 bed family shelter program for residents and volunteers regarding recreation, meals, chores, sleeping arrangements, security, and program compliance. Significant opportunities exist for relational and spiritual ministry with residents experiencing difficult times. This position reports to the Assistant Director and is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Northridge, California. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE

Production Assistant - Central Coast Super Thrift Store, Santa Maria

Summary - The Production Assistant position will assist Cashiers and Production crew to complete all necessary tasks in order to close the store in a prompt and efficient manner. The Production Assistant will report to the Thrift Store Supervisor. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Santa Maria, California. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Please email resume with cover letter and completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE.

Supervisor - Victor Valley Super Thrift Store, Hesperia

Summary - The Victor Valley Thrift Store Supervisor is primarily responsible for all aspects of Thrift Operations, employee relations, safety compliance, production, retail merchandising, and customer service; ensure budget alignment and complete oversight of the operation. This is a full-time, exempt position located in Hesperia CA. Reports to the director of the Victor Valley Rescue Mission. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for benefits according to applicable guidelines.

Please email resume with cover letter and completed Job Application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE

Assistant Supervisor - Victor Valley Super Thrift Store, Hesperia

Summary - The Victor Valley Super Thrift Store Assistant Supervisor is responsible for assisting in all aspects of Thrift Operations, including profitability, production/dispatch quota’s, retail merchandising, customer service, employee/volunteer relations and safety compliance. This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Hesperia, CA and reports to the Store Supervisor. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines. Please email resume with cover letter and completed Job Application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE

Floor Associate (1 FT & 1 PT Position) - Victor Valley Super Thrift, Hesperia

Summary - The Floor Associate reports directly to the Thrift Store Supervisor, but may get direction from the lead. The Floor Associate is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the sales floor. There are (2) positions available (1) full-time non-exempt regular position that position is overtime and benefits eligible according to applicable guidelines, (1) part-time non-exempt regular position that position is overtime eligible. Positions are located in, Victor Valley, California. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.

Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application stating what position you are applying for the FT or PT position and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or fax to 805-385-4126. 

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE.

Security Guard (Part-Time) - Victor Valley Super Thrift, Hesperia

Summary - Reporting to the Thrift Store Manager, the Security Guard position is responsible for the safety and security of Victor Valley Super Thrift Store, customers, guests, and staff. This is a part-time  non-exempt, regular position located in Hesperia, CA. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience, this position is overtime eligible.

Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 805-385-4126.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE

Driver/Warehouse Worker - Valley Food Bank, Pacoima

Summary - (Two Full-time Positions) The Driver/Warehouse Worker position is responsible for making pick-ups and deliveries throughout the San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles areas and participating in warehouse activities as needed.  This is a full-time, non-exempt regular position located in Pacoima, California reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor.  Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime and benefits according to applicable guidelines. Please email resume with cover letter with completed job application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 818-474-1289.

To download a PDF of the full job description, please CLICK HERE. 

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