Employment opportunities

Thanks for your interest in working at Seattle's Union Gospel Mission.
Employees at the Mission give hope, freedom and practical help to those in greatest need. You'll show God's love to men, women, and children living in brokenness, homelessness and addiction.

What we look for in an employee

We're looking for employees motivated by love, faith in Christ, service, and a calling to do the work of helping those in great need in our community. We want people who aren't afraid to get involved and get their hands dirty.

Mission employees must be dedicated to living out our mission statement and core values. Be sure you'll have the chance to build meaningful relationships with staff, volunteers and those we serve.

Employee benefits

Full-time Mission employees receive a competitive benefit package including vacation, sick leave, retirement and tuition reimbursement. You can see the entire benefit package here.

You'll also receive many nontraditional benefits including the opportunity to volunteer with any of our life-changing programs.

Current job openings

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General application requirements

All applicants are required to comply with our Statement of Faith to apply for a job.

All potential employees must submit to a background check and a drug test before they are hired. Please review our background check policy before applying: Our Background Check Standards.

Some open positions require that the candidate be eligible to drive a Mission-owned vehicle. Please review our eligibility requirements before applying: Our Driver Criteria.

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