Jun 10, 2021

Executive Director

$58,000 - $68,000 yearly
  • Career Cross Training
  • Bremerton, WA, USA
Full-Time Executive Management (CEO/ED)

Job Description

Kitsap Rescue Mission is seeking a vibrant, innovative, seasoned leader to be our next Executive Director.  Since our humble beginnings in 2009 when two friends put action to compassion to feed the hungry in our community, our ministry and reach has grown, and we are currently on the precipice of expansion and increased opportunity. The right candidate will be a Godly leader who excels at staff development and team building, execution of vision, and expansion.  We are seeking a leader who is Spiritually mature, gifted in administration, skilled in authentic relationship building and passionate about meeting the needs of the homeless in our community and working with others (individuals and agencies) to accomplish excellence in service.  We are a Christ-centered ministry that has set our programs and services on the core truth that true and lasting hope and change comes through relationship with Jesus Christ.  It is imperative that our next Executive Director share and embody our Core Values, Mission Statement, and Statement of Faith.  Additionally, we are looking for a leader who has a strong fiscal sense, can work successfully with the Board, and increase donor support through relationship building and engagement.

Kitsap Rescue Mission is located in beautiful Bremerton, WA in Kitsap County.  We have an annual operating budget of approximately 1 million and we enjoy the support and partnership of many within our county.  The need is significant and opportunity is abundant and the right candidate will be excited by this and will be ale to effectively navigate and lead the Mission into the right opportunities for growth and expansion.  The right candidate will be of the highest integrity, possess social intelligence, adeptly balance operations, donors, and community, and be able to effectively analyze situations and opportunities and identify innovative and appropriate courses of action/solutions.

Full job description available by request

Hiring Organization

Kitsap Rescue Mission


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Must have at least four years of experience in rescue mission work or a related field
  • Must understand the operation of a rescue mission and be able to recruit, train and manage volunteers and staff members
  • Have an understanding of the needs and the methods of resolving chemical dependencies
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be detail and deadline oriented, and comfortable managing multiple projects within tight schedules
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Proficient with MS Office (including Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Personal Attributes and Values:

  • Have a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and a credible testimony to the same
  • Must provide a clear Biblical testimony of a personal experience of receiving by faith the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior and give evidence of His presence in daily living
  • Be a member in good standing or in regular fellowship with a local Christian church believes that all scripture is God Breathed (II Timothy 3:16)
  • Have a heart of compassion and caring toward the homeless and hurting
  • Have a deep desire to serve the Lord Jesus Christ in the ministry of life recovery for those coming off the streets out of homelessness and out of addictions of all kinds
  • Must subscribe to the Kitsap Rescue Mission’s Statement of Faith and By-Laws
  • Possesses and demonstrates excellent personal integrity and inspires same in staff
  • Demonstrates a courteous and Christ-like manner with guests, volunteers, co-workers, and internal and external partners/agencies

Industry/Service Area

Housing/Shelter, Religious




We are a small ministry who presently is shopping for group health insurance and currently provides employees a monthly medical stipend for use towards health care coverage.

We offer paid time off and paid holidays as well as a strong work/life balance.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should visit our website at https://www.kitsaprescue.org/.  Please click on the About Us tab and read more about our work environment and our commitment to our mission and faith.

Inquiries, as well as qualified and interested applicants should send their resume to Angie Criner at CareerCrossTraining@gmail.com.

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