Life Coach - Men's Life Recovery Program
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Hope Lives Here!


At Nashville Rescue Mission, you'll be empowered to influence and impact lives. Join our team today!


Nashville Rescue Mission is actively seeking a Life Coach. The Life Coach is an advocate for an assigned caseload of Life Recovery Program participants who, through a biblical world view, encourages participants to connect or reconnect with Christ, make right life decisions, evaluate their lifestyles, build new boundaries into their lives, and ultimately feel hope again. This position reports to the Director, Therapy and Life Coaching and is a key member of the Life Recovery team. Are you the right person?


You Are An Encouraging Mentor


You have a desire to help others. You are able to draw upon your own personal growth experience to carry the message of hope to those you are coaching. By offering encouragement and support, you cultivate and secure a connection with participants, while teaching personal responsibility. You serve as their mentor and role model. You have the ability to coach/guide/educate program participants on life and social skills.


You Are An Inspiring Teacher


You are comfortable teaching core classes, leading devotions, and speaking at chapel services. Your classes are well organized and taught in a professional manner; thoroughly challenging, while always providing hope. You are able to facilitate group discussions where talkers are held to a minimum and non-talkers are encouraged to share.


You Are A Team Player


You can work with a diverse team to assure that daily schedule, goals and overall environment are consistently maintained to excellent standards. You actively participate in special events, activities, staff meetings, and more (including some weekends and holidays).You are not afraid to address conflict within the group. You seek to understand through conversations and not confrontations.


You Are Strong In Your Faith


Sharing the love of Jesus Christ is central to who you are. You can easily communicate the Gospel and model Christian character to those you are coaching, as well as those around you. You are able to articulate the Word of God in a way that serves as a source of encouragement, as well as a challenge to participants in the program. You are always prepared to share your testimony or the Mission’s message of hope.


We are looking for a spiritually mature Christian, a counselor at heart but with the ability to inspire and encourage groups through teaching and leading. The right person is someone who genuinely cares about helping others move forward in their life.


1. Master's degree in Theology, Social Services or Psychology required.

2. Minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in a biblical recovery program setting preferred.

3. Enthusiastic personality who can develop harmonious relationships with staff, students, volunteers and local community.

4. Valid Tennessee driver’s license and insurable by the Mission’s insurance company to drive a 15 passenger van.

5. Shows competency in the following areas:

  • Biblical knowledge and practical application skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Documentation and record keeping.
  • Public speaking/communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Conflict resolution skills.


Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Middle Tennessee.


We are always looking for extremely talented individuals to join our growing team of men and women who are focused on helping the homeless and hungry in our community.