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Is God leading you to serve the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Philadelphia? Take a look at our open positions below. Please check back often to see the newest job openings.

Christian Life of All Employees: As an employee of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission you are an important member of a Christian organization. All staff members are Christian missionaries and may be required from time to time to participate in chapel services, outreach ministries, or prayer times. Because of the nature of these types of ministries it is an absolute necessity that you possess and maintain a testimony or lifestyle that is above reproach. What you do on your own time may seriously affect your ability to perform these types of ministries, which are an important part of your job.

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Department: Development
Work Location: 302 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Reports to:  Director of Development
Employment Status: Full Time
Typical Hours Required: Monday – Friday; occasional Saturdays, weekends, and holidays as required

General Description of Work

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will enhance the print and online messaging of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission’s communication through professional writing and graphic design.

Essential Functions
  • Write and layout print materials (newsletters, direct mail, brochures, advertisements, press releases, and more), primarily for the Development Team’s donor communications, but also for other ministry teams as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively, provide spec sheets and press-ready files, and ensure timely delivery of finished materials.  Take creative direction from others and execute projects that communicate with excellence and professionalism.
  • Work efficiently within established timelines and budgets to deliver on-target results. Multi-task numerous projects. Respond quickly to priority design requests to take advantage of immediate opportunities and/or needs.
  • Find and create content for social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Use scheduling tools in order to ensure content is posted frequently.
  • Perform public relations tasks including media outreach and maintaining media contacts
  • Provide supplemental photography as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • College degree in related field or experience equivalent.
  • Professional-level writing – SAMPLES REQUIRED.
  • Highly proficient in industry-standard design software (Adobe Creative Suite—Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, etc.). –SAMPLES REQUIRED.
  • Thorough understanding of social media platforms
  • Strong photography skills are desirable.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office software.

Contact: Send Cover Letter, Resume and completed applications to Rosalyn Forbes at  Samples of writing and layout work will be requested of qualified applicants.

 Truck Operator

Department: Thrift Store
Work Location: 302 N. 13th Street
Reports to: Thrift Store Manager
Employment Status: Full Time
Typical Hours Required: Monday – Friday; occasional Saturdays as required

General Description of Work

The Truck Operator will assist with daily operations of the truck and thrift store.

Essential Functions
  • Make daily pickup and deliveries in company box truck.
  • Assist in the safe operation of the company box truck.
  • Assist with scheduling pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Clean, organize, and assemble incoming furniture donations.
  • Assist in daily store operations when not on the truck.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to safely operate a box truck.
  • Familiar with smart-phone and/or gps technology
  • Retail and customer service experience.
  • An ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • A good work ethic.
  • An ability to work with a team, as well as on one’s own depending on various tasks.

Contact: Send completed applications to Pierce Bowker at

Unconditional Giving

Men’s Shelter

In addition to meeting basic life needs for men, the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission enables those men who are committed to a positive life change to address their problems through an intensive 16-month program.

Women’s Transitional Home

The purpose of Wayne Hall, the women’s ministry of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, is to teach women how to restructure their lives according to the Word of God.

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities for groups with Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission take place at our Center City and Germantown locations.

Food Drive

Churches, schools, businesses, and other organizations can help the homeless and hurting men and women at the Mission by collecting non-perishable food items.

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