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The following job positions are currently open at AGRM member missions. Please visit www.agrm.org/careers to view full descriptions and to apply. Click here for instructions on using AGRM's Recruiting Center to post open positions for your mission.
Advancement Relations Officer (Major Donor Rep): City Gospel Mission, Cincinnati, OH
Care Support Specialist: Light of Life Ministries, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Case Manager - Men's Center: Everett Gospel Mission, Everett, WA
Christian Life Recovery Program Supervisor, F/T: Open Door Mission, Rochester, NY
Christian Life Recovery Program Supervisor, P/T: Open Door Mission, Rochester, NY
Cook: Hope Ministries, Pleasant Hill, IA
Cook: Light of Life Ministries, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Detail Supervisor Technician: Union Gospel Mission (Spokane), Spokane, WA
Development Associate: The Path of Citrus County, Beverly Hills, FL
Development Director: Modesto Gospel Mission. Modesto, CA
Development Director: Open Door Mission, Glens Falls, NY
Development Officer: Good News Rescue Mission, Redding, CA
Director of Development: Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia, Macon, GA
Director of Development: Rockford Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc., Rockford, IL
Director of Development & Community Relations: Good News Rescue Mission, Redding, CA
Donor Relations Coordinator: Jimmie Hale Mission, Birmingham, AL
Driver, Food Pantry & Distribution Center: Bay Area Rescue Mission, Richmond, CA
Executive Director: Career Cross Training for Open Door Mission, Rochester, NY
Facilities Maintenance Associate: The Bowery Mission New York, NY
Facilities Manager: Hope Ministries, Pleasant Hill, IA
Facilities Manager: The Bowery Mission, New York, NY
Faith Community Nurse - Guest Services, Good News Rescue Mission, Redding, CA
Family Support Worker (Days:Fri-Tue): Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Guest Services Assistant - Women's Shelter: Good News Rescue Mission, Redding, CA
Health and Wellness Center Manager: San Francisco City Impact, San Francisco, CA
Kitchen Manager: Bread of Life Mission, Holbrook, AZ
Maintenance (Days:Tue-Sat): Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Men's Center Case Manager : Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Men's Center Support Staff (Overnights): Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Men's Center Support Worker (Evenings): Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Men's Center Support Worker (split-shift) Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Night Supervisor: Bread of Life Mission, Holbrook, AZ
Overnight Supervisor: Hope Gospel Mission, Eau Claire, WI
Program Director/Associate Director: King's Gospel Mission, Hanford, CA
Rebuilding Lives Center Case Manager Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Receiving Clerk Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Recovery Program Coordinator: Westminster Rescue Mission, Westminster, MD
Rescue Mission Director: San Francisco City Impact, San Francisco, CA
Resident Advisor (Evenings) Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Resident Advisors: Hope Gospel Mission, Eau Claire, WI
Resident Assistant, Center for Women & Children: Bay Area Rescue Mission, Richmond, CA
Residential Coordinator_Cornerstone Manor Facility: Buffalo City Mission, Buffalo, NY
Shelter Desk Manager: Jericho Road Ministries, Inc., Brooksville, FL
Sous Chef Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
Thrift Store Supervisor: Central Coast Super Thrift, Santa Maria, CA
Volunteer Coordinator (Days:Tue-Sat): Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE
VP of Advancement: Water Street Ministries, Lancaster, PA
Women's New Life Recovery Program Case Manager: Good News Rescue Mission, Redding, CA
For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised (2 Corinthians 5:14–15, ESV).
When you wake up every morning, what’s the first thing you think of? When you make a decision, what’s the motivating factor? These are both important questions we should be asking ourselves. The Apostle Paul tells us what the answer should be if we are Christians, that “the love of Christ controls us.”
This “love of Christ” can be present in two ways. First, it is that we understand the love Christ had for us through his death. Second, it is that our understanding of His love brings us to love Him, and then our love of Jesus controls us. It can be a struggle though, to envision what this love looks like.
Often when we hear the word love, we think of romantic notes, bouquets of flowers, or even “puppy-dog” eyes for someone. But when we only think of love in these ways, we do it a great disservice, especially considering we don’t always have intense emotions or feelings directed toward Jesus. Paul’s words today should help use to realize that this love is not simply a feeling for someone, but action that stems from “abiding” in his love (John 15:9).
Used with permission from Daily Devotionals, www.shortdailydevotions.com.
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