Employment Opportunities

Peoria Rescue Ministries is a gospel-centered ministry of mercy that responds to the needs of the homeless & hurting of our community while sharing the hope for new life. Join our team and help share Christ’s compassion in Central Illinois. The following employment opportunities are currently available:


Community Care Specialist –
Staff Role @ women & children’s emergency shelter

Role Overview:  This role requires a growing follower of Jesus with a desire to care for the safety, security and well-being of the community in a compassionate, caring and controlled manner.  The role includes the security and supervision responsibility of residents and guests during evenings, overnight and weekends, along with light administrative duties.

Role Details:

Schedule:  Full time and part-time positions available

  • Night shifts – 10pm-8am

  • Weekend shifts

  • Multiple shifts available

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to stand for extended periods of time, walk, kneel, lift up to 25lbs

Experience/Skills Requirements:

  • Kind, calm and confident demeanor

  • Able to multi-task and make quick judgement decisions/calls based on situations

  • Able to provide crisis intervention as necessary

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills and have basic computer skills

For more information or to apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Carla Dunbar, Engagement Coordinator, at cdunbar@peoriarescue.org or call (309) 208-8421-


Renewal Program Counselor –
Staff Role @ women & children’s emergency shelter

Role Overview:  This role requires a growing follower of Jesus with a compassionate, caring and shepherding heart to counsel, teach and walk in discipleship relationships with our Renewal Program students.  The Renewal Program Counselor will serve as a continuous learner and supportive teacher with the goal of transformational change in the areas of gospel-centered relationships, emotional wellness, discipleship and accountability.

Role Details:

Schedule:  Part-time positions available

  • Day Shifts – 8:30am-2pm

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to climb stairs and stand for extended periods of time

Experience/Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to establish trust and create a safe, authentic environment that promotes gospel transformation

  • Must be a Micah 6:8 woman concerned about others’ needs and exhibiting an ability to motivate and provide grace and truth as necessary

  • Must have strong knowledge and understanding of scripture and the gospel with an ability to apply Biblical principles to real-life situations and issues

  • Must possess strong relational and caring skills

  • Must be in agreement with Peoria Rescue Ministries’ Statement of Faith, Mission, Vision and Values, meet PRM Employment Guidelines and be aligned with PRM’s Counseling and Instructional Philosophy

For more information or to apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Carla Dunbar, Engagement Coordinator, at cdunbar@peoriarescue.org or call (309) 208-8421.


Don't see the position you’re looking for? You can submit a resume for future consideration to Carla Dunbar, Engagement Coordinator, at cdunbar@peoriarescue.org.