Program Administrator (Men's Recovery Program)
Job Details
Son Shine Inn - Seattle, WA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$41,579.00 - $46,779.00 Salary/year
Health Care

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is currently looking for a Program Administrator to join the Men's Recovery Program team in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA.


Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a private faith-based organization that helps the community to reach out with compassion to those who have lost hope. And as a community, we empower one another to build, lead and give back.


The  Program Administrator is responsible for supporting the office and operations of the Men's Recovery Program on Capitol Hill. The Program Administrator will organize and coordinate office administration and procedures, which includes file/report management, development of intra-office protocols, inventory control, office volunteer staff supervision and task delegation. Work with House Manager and a team of staff to help create and maintain a safe, healing environment for men in a Christian residential program.


Our Men's Recovery Program team is looking for its newest member and we think that could be you!



Shift Schedule

Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM, including occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Essential Job Duties

  1. Supervise all program procedures, records and schedules in collaboration with the Program Director.
  2. Provide direct supervision of the Health & Fitness Coach, Support Services Coordinator, SSI House Manager, and all Program Interns.
  3. Oversee the implementation and maintenance of professional-quality case management files for assigned residents in collaboration with the Program Director.
  4. Meet weekly with the Program Director to discuss program issues, resident challenges and opportunities.
  5. Record, report, and maintain required records and statistical information including input into work therapy schedules, monthly statistical reports and narratives as required.
  6. With the help of the House Manager, maintain an atmosphere in the dormitories that will be most conducive to safety, dignity, and cleanliness.
  7. Facilitate community meetings, support groups, devotions and Bible studies as necessary.
  8. Oversee program intake process and procedures.
  9. Provide organizational, spiritual, and administrative leadership to all direct reports, staff and volunteers, including hiring, training, development, scheduling, coaching, and performance management.
  10. Work proactively with leadership team, Mission staff and ministry partners to continually develop and improve quality services provided to our guests.
  11. Manage, support, facilitate and review the work of direct report(s) by equipping, encouraging and empowering in their specific areas of responsibilities, which includes annual and timely performance reviews on all direct reports including interns.
  12. Manage weekly sustenance for residents at the Son Shine Inn.
  13. Work with staff to ensure residents are meeting their assigned goals as it pertains to their health and fitness goals.
  14. Facilitate community meetings, support groups, devotions and Bible studies as necessary.
  15. Maintain a positive, pleasant, professional Christian attitude. Work with other staff to forge and model transparent and supportive Christian relationships which will serve as a leadership example for recovery program residents, volunteers and interns.
  16. Work effectively with colleagues throughout the Mission's organization to achieve ministry objectives, maintaining good communication and working relationships
  17. Attend and participate in all Mission, Division and Department meetings and trainings, as required.
  18. Update and maintain the Clarity database.
  19. Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Must agree with Seattle's Union Gospel Mission Statement of Faith, Mission and Vision Statements and have a personal ethos and work ethic that reflects the Mission's Core Values.
  2. Sensitivity to cultural diversity is required.
  3. Seattle's Union Gospel Mission accepts and encourages the involvement of volunteers at all levels in the organization. All Mission employees are expected to assist in the creation of meaningful and productive roles in which volunteers might serve in the organization, and to interact positively and cooperatively with our volunteers.
  4. Ability to successfully pass pre-employment drug and criminal background screenings.
  5. Possess a valid Washington State Drivers License and be able to meet the standards of the Mission driver criteria required, including but not limited to:
    1. Clean driving record
    2. No current suspensions or revocations
    3. At least 21 years of age
  6. High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  7. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite recommended.
  8. High attention to accuracy and detail required.
  9. Excellent grammar and proofreading skills required.
  10. Excellent written and verbal communication required.
  11. Excellent organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills required.
  12. Proficient keyboard skills (60 WPM) required.
  13. High proficiency in arithmetic required.
  14. Working knowledge of statistics.
  15. High level of professionalism and the ability to maintain confidentiality required.
  16. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision required.
  17. Ability to multi-task required.
  18. Strong love for the Lord and for people.
  19. Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills required.
  20. Ability to exercise initiative, judgment and decision-making in meeting objectives required.
  21. Ability to successfully manage multiple responsibilities at one time required.
  22. Ability to lead, train and manage staff in a team effort required.
  23. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with regards to sensitive information required
  24. Concerned, caring heart for our residents.
  25. The successful candidate will have an active church/prayer life and demonstrate a strong desire to serve the Mission by ministering to those whom it serves.



Physical Requirements

  1. Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; bend, stoop or reach.
  2. Regularly lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds.
  3. Talk on telephone and use computer extensively.
  4. Ability to wear a mask for the entirety of the shift.




Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.





Prior work experience in rescue mission context and/or in-patient treatment environment highly preferred. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a team required.

Two years of experience in a counseling or case management setting preferred.

Supervisory experience of 2 or more full-time paid staff required.

Previous experience carrying out administrative duties.

Ministry experience preferred.


Statement of Faith

  • We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the infallible, authoritative Word of God.
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.
  • We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Christ.


Mission Statement

To bring the love of Jesus and hope for a new life to our homeless neighbors.


Vision Statement

To see every homeless neighbor beloved, redeemed, restored.


Core Values

  • Sacred Relationships
  • Passionate Urgency
  • Strategic Effectiveness
  • Courageous Belief
  • Innovative and Scrappy