Woodshop Coordinator - Mission Lodge - Part Time

Plymouth, Hennepin, Minnesota
Feb 21, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Organization Summary

Missions Inc. Programs is a multi-service non-profit organization with a long history of providing services to those who are most in need, each year offering thousands of men and women, whose lives have been severely disrupted by chronic addiction, homelessness, and domestic violence, safety, housing, support services, and the opportunity to make real change in their lives. Chemical dependency services are provided through four programs. Our Mission Lodge provides transitional housing for men and women in recovery.

Missions Inc. Programs enables people struggling to meet fundamental human needs to obtain safety and healing and to pursue justice in their lives. We fulfill our mission by providing housing and health care for individuals affected by chemical dependency, violence, chronic illness or disability and by advocating for societal changes that will benefit the people we serve. In all our efforts we affirm human worth and dignity, encourage self-determination, value diversity, and promote the basic rights of all individuals. 

Primary Duties:

Mission Lodge, a program of Missions Inc., is seeking applicants for a part-time Woodshop Coordinator. Mission Lodge is an 89-bed residential program for men and women who are chronically chemically dependent. The Woodshop Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of shop operations, including teaching new skills to residents who are part of our Lodge work program. This position reports to the Program Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Areas of responsibility include providing training, motivation and supervision to residents assigned to the woodshop through our work program;  coordinating woodworking projects;  supervising the construction and installation of assigned woodworking tasks;  maintaining detailed records of project expenses; responsibility for the purchase and maintenance of woodshop tools supplies and equipment; maintain confidentiality of residents in accordance with confidentiality laws; complete knowledge of all emergency procedures;  and other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Experience and Qualifications :

  • Minimum three years of training or experience in skilled woodworking. 
  • If chemically dependent, two years of uninterrupted sobriety is required.
  • Proven ability to supervise and train workers. 
  • Sensitivity to the diverse backgrounds of our residents and ability to act in ways that project fairness and equality. 
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse racial, cultural, social and economic backgrounds. 
  • Samples of wood shop project work available.

How To Apply:

Send your letter of interest with resume or application to: Missions Inc. Programs, HR Department 3409 E. Medicine Lake Boulevard, Plymouth, MN 55441 or send your materials via email to HR@missionsinc.org. Please indicate that you are applying for the Woodshop Coordinator position. No phone calls please.

We invite you to visit our website at www.missionsinc.org/employment to learn more about us and to fill out an application to include with your resume and cover letter.

Missions Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.



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