Career Opportunities

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Therapeutic Recreation Manager
Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve others? Water Street Mission is seeking a Therapeutic Recreation Manager to contribute to the function of our ministry. This position works in tandem with the life coach team and greater treatment team, to ensure that guests learn healthy social activities and are able to engage their creativity. This position will facilitate a variety of wellness activities including physical activities as well as all areas of the arts. If you find purpose serving in a faith-based environment, apply for the Therapeutic Recreation Manager Position. This position manages the social hall Tuesday through Saturday from 12-8:30. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org hr@wsm.org.
Teacher
Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve others? Water Street Mission is seeking an Teacher to contribute to the function of our ministry. Teachers work with the teaching team to guide guests on a personal progressive plan of renewal. This position will teach mental health wellness classes including working with guests to create WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plans) as well as general wellness and creative classes. If you find purpose serving in a faith-based environment, apply for the Teacher Position. This position is a day shift position but may require 1 evening per week. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org hr@wsm.org.
Part-time WSHS Nurse Care Manager
We are looking for a qualified nurse who loves working with people in their greatest time of need. The guests of Water Street Mission and our community suffer with from variety of medical, psychological and spiritual issues that require assessment, triage and compassionate care. One of our highest priorities is serving every patient with honor, dignity and respect. Nursing Care Management is a unique position, providing long term care and consultation for guests of Water Street Mission with multiple, chronic medical issues in our Residential program. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org hr@wsm.org.
StepUp Coach
Do you see yourself working in an environment where you can make a difference in the lives of people in need? The full-time StepUp Coach will be joining the Residential Ministries team and will be working to help guests prepare for seeking employment. Some duties of this position will include creating a clear plan to employment through work assignments/career development activities as well as helping guests develop work skills and tackle personal challenges that may be preventing them from receiving employment. This position is mobile and relies heavily on real-time, personalized feedback. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Second Shift Life Coach
Do you enjoy connecting with others through meaningful conversation? Water Street Mission is seeking an individual with evening and weekend availability to join our team. Life Coaches work alongside a team of other Life Coaches and Case Managers to guide guests through a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you would like to join a dynamic team in a healing environment, apply to the 2nd Shift Life Coach role. This full-time position is scheduled every other weekend and is eligible for shift differential and hiring incentive. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Sous Chef
Do you have experience in the restaurant industry? Consider transitioning to a faith-based setting. The Sous Chef role at Water Street Mission provides an opportunity for an individual to work together with guests and volunteers as they serve others through preparing food.

If you would like to interact with a variety of people and build meaningful connections, apply to the Sous Chef role.
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
Are you a detail-oriented person who has the gift of hospitality? Are you passionate about offering a hand up to those who are marginalized in our community, and excited to invite others use their time and talents to do the same?

Use your people skills as a full-time Assistant Volunteer Coordinator to ensure our many volunteers/Gift-In-Kind donors have a great experience at Water Street Mission – one that blesses our guests, our staff, and the volunteer/GIK donor. As Assistant Volunteer Coordinator on the Advancement Team, you will provide consistent support to current and potential volunteers/GIK donors through phone calls, mail, email, and face-to-face communication.
Part-Time Life Coach Assistant
Do you enjoy connecting with others through meaningful conversation? Water Street Mission is seeking an individual with part-time day and weekend availability to join our team. Life Coach Assistants work alongside a team of Life Coaches and Case Managers to guide guests through a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you would like to join a dynamic team in a healing environment, apply to the part-time Life Coach Assistant role. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Full-Time Life Coach Assistant
Do you enjoy connecting with others through meaningful conversation? Water Street Mission is seeking an individual with daytime and weekend availability to join our team. Life Coach Assistants work alongside a team of Life Coaches and Case Managers to guide guests through a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you would like to join a dynamic team in a healing environment, apply to the full-time Life Coach Assistant role. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Do you have a heart for ministry and enjoy teaching and working with young children? Water Street Mission is looking for a Pre-Kindergarten Teacher for the start of next school year. This position will be responsible for the planning, teaching, assessing and managing of a Wonder Academy classroom. If this combination of teaching and ministry interests you please view the job description to learn more. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org
Entry Level Maintenance Technician
Our Entry Level Maintenance Technician will be a part of the facilities team and work with or alongside our Maintenance Specialist to maintain and renovate facilities to suit the needs of the various mission programs; assist in providing both preventative and corrective maintenance of all mission properties, facilities and equipment. This position will also assist janitorial staff as needed or when janitorial staff is on vacation or sick. If you enjoy working in a fun, team oriented environment and if you are detail oriented, organized, and take pride in the appearance of your work, this may be the position for you. This position is 40 hours a week day shift. Candidates should have some general maintenance experience. Ability to operate a forklift and drive a small Isuzu truck and obtain a CDL medical would be beneficial. Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Compass Director

Compass launched in 2021, to disciple and walk alongside young adults toward maturity in faith, discovery of calling and leadership in the community. Many come from households and neighborhoods in the City of Lancaster which experience challenges related to poverty. Compass is a next step for graduates of Water Street Mission’s Teen Haven ministry, but also open to others.

The Director must have passion for this age group and the ability to build relationships, gather, and develop programs among people who may be in college, may be working full-time, may have children, or all of the above. This is an out-meeting-with-people job, not an office job or a “plan an event and hope people show up” job. It will require self-motivated initiative, creativity, planning and partnership with other staff, both at WSM and at partner organizations.

Partner Ambassador

Water Street Mission is searching for a Partner Ambassador to help advance Water Street’s purpose by building joyful partnerships at the intersection of Water Street’s greatest needs and our partner’s philanthropic priorities.

Candidates for this role should have 5 years of related work experience in a sales or fundraising environment. Planned Giving Program Development experience not required, but also a plus. Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.

Prep Cook / Server
Are you interested in working in a ministry setting but aren’t sure where to start? Water Street is seeking a Full-Time Prep Cook / Server to join our Food Services Team. This role would be a good fit for an individual who enjoys demonstrating care to others through preparing and serving food.

If you would like to interact with a variety of people and build meaningful connections, apply to the Prep Cook / Server role.
Mission Support Assistant—Community Food Focus
A heart to serve and a willingness to learn: If this describes you, you may be interested in joining Water Street Mission as a Mission Support Assistant (MSA). The MSA—Community Food Focus will primarily assist in all aspects of distributing food to neighbors in the local community. You will lift boxes, sort food, work among dedicated volunteers and staff, and directly serve guests during distribution times. Water Street Mission has many ways we serve neighbors experiencing poverty, homelessness or other challenges, and MSAs are ready and willing to work in support roles across multiple departments. See attached job description to learn more and submit your resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Substitute Teacher
Do you have a flexible schedule, a heart for ministry, and enjoy teaching and working with young children? Water Street Mission is looking for a dependable Substitute Teacher with availability to substitute when needed throughout the school year.

If this combination of substitute teaching and ministry interests you please view the job description to learn more. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Children’s Ministry Coach and Female Life Coach Assistant

Do you have a calling to work with children impacted by homelessness in a shelter environment? Are you looking for a position where you can make a difference in the lives of people that are experiencing homelessness?  Water Street Mission currently has a full-time opening for a Children’s Ministry Coach, Life Coach Assistant position to work directly with children and their parents in our residential program.  We are looking for energetic, caring individuals with experience working in the area of Human Services and children’s ministry.  Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.

Mission Support Assistant
Sometimes the most important qualifications for a great employee are a heart to serve and a willingness to learn. If this describes you, you may be interested in joining Water Street Mission as a Mission Support Assistant. Water Street has a number of different ministry departments and support service functions all geared to help Water Street serve and love our neighbors experiencing homelessness or struggling with poverty or other challenging life issues. Our Mission Support Assistants work in support roles across multiple departments to assist Water Street in fulfilling our purpose. See attached job description to learn more and submit your resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Part-Time 2nd Shift Life Coach Assistant
Do you enjoy connecting with others through meaningful conversation? Water Street Mission is seeking an individual with evening and weekend availability to join our team. Life Coach Assistants work alongside a team of Life Coaches and Case Managers to guide guests through a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you would like to join a dynamic team in a healing environment, apply to the 2nd Shift Life Coach Assistant role. This part-time position is scheduled for 32 hours every two weeks, including every other weekend, and is eligible for shift differential and hiring incentive. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter tohr@wsm.org.
Overnight Life Coach Assistant
Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve others? Water Street Mission is seeking an Overnight Life Coach Assistant to contribute to the function of our ministry. This position provides presence and support from 11pm through 7am. Life Coach Assistants work with team members to guide guests on a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you find purpose serving in a faith-based environment, apply for the Overnight Life Coach Assistant role. This position is eligible for shift differential and includes shifts on every other weekend. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.
Case Manager

Water Street Mission is seeking mission-minded candidates who feel called to use their education and experience in human services to minister to people in an environment where lives are transformed through the gospel of Jesus Christ. If you are a person of faith
connected to a local church and want to serve in full-time ministry, consider the role of Case Manager where you will support mission guests by providing assessments, treatment planning and case management. Minimum 10 years of case management experience. For
more information, click on the position description below. Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to hr@wsm.org.

Dentist – Water Street Health Services

Our dentist is leader of our free clinic responsible for providing a full scope of dental services to our guests, community patients and staff. Our mission is to provide both dental and spiritual care to each guest by listening, showing compassion and praying with each patient we serve. The dentist is responsible for the daily coordination and management of the dental team, all operational aspects of the clinic as well as developing and maintaining close cooperation with volunteer providers and students. See Job Description for further details. WSHS is a National Health Services Corp member; tuition reimbursement available. Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to hr@wsm.org.

Part-Time 2nd Shift Life Coach Assistant
Do you enjoy connecting with others through meaningful conversation? Water Street Mission is seeking an individual with evening and weekend availability to join our team. Life Coach Assistants work alongside a team of Life Coaches and Case Managers to guide guests through a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you would like to join a dynamic team in a healing environment, apply to the 2nd Shift Life Coach Assistant role. This part-time position is scheduled for 32 hours every two weeks, including every other weekend, and is eligible for shift differential and hiring incentive. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter tohr@wsm.org.
Overnight Life Coach Assistant
Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve others? Water Street Mission is seeking an Overnight Life Coach Assistant to contribute to the function of our ministry. This position provides presence and support from 11pm through 7am. Life Coach Assistants work with team members to guide guests on a personal progressive plan of renewal. If you find purpose serving in a faith-based environment, apply for the Overnight Life Coach Assistant role. This position is eligible for shift differential and includes shifts on every other weekend. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.