Why you should join the mission:

To make an impact in your community, to affect change in the lives of those most vulnerable, to bring hope and healing to those in need – these are just a few of the reasons working with Open Door Mission creates a fulfilling purpose.

The Open Door Mission (ODM) is a non-denominational Christian ministry located in Glens Falls, NY.  The right candidate will meet our Qualifications for Employment and Statement of Faith.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of The Open Door to grant equal opportunities for employment to all qualified persons without regard to age, race, color, national origin, military, gender, genetic characteristic, marital status, unemployment, domestic violence, or any other grounds prohibited by law. Every effort is made to select individuals who are best suited to the position based on qualifications, education (when applicable), ability, work record, experience and fit.

It is our intent and desire to provide equal opportunities in employment, promotion, training, wages, benefits, and all the privileges, and terms and conditions of employment.  This commitment applies to all individuals employed by and involved in the operations of The Open Door and its associated ministries, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any Open Door staff member.  Consistent with this policy of nondiscrimination, The Open Door will provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

In order to carry out the stated purposes of The Open Door, it is the policy of The Open Door to recruit and hire (in a regular category) only applicants who have made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and accepted Him as their Lord and Savior, as indicated on and consistent with our Statement of Faith and General Application form.   As a religious, charitable, non-profit organization – 501 (c)(3), The Open Door has an organizational exemption within Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, as it relates to discrimination because of religious formation and purpose.  We further reserve and will exercise the right to discriminate or designate certain positions when a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

All employment decisions will be made in compliance with applicable labor laws.

Join Our Team

The Open Door exists to serve people at their point of need, cultivating personal growth and community sustainability. We model our faith in Jesus by providing practical solutions, to physical, spiritual, and relational brokenness.

Every day, employees at Open Door Mission serve men, women, and children who come to us. Whatever their job, they are dedicated to serving people at their point of need, coming alongside them in relationship with grace and love.  We know that healing comes through experiencing God’s love and our staff models that each day.

The entire team at Open Door embraces the values of:

  • Relationship with God
  • Team Work and Collaboration
  • Grace
  • Service
  • Authenticity

If you aspire to these values as well, you might be a good candidate for a career with us!

Resource advocates build relationships, connect guests to resources and in-house service opportunities. Be a safe and comforting presence in common areas, and an available resource for those in crisis.  Resource Advocates also provide supervision and care to Open Door Mission clients, ensuring that staff, clients and property are safe.


Positions At The Mission

Marketing Specialist

Resource advocates are responsible for building relationships, connecting guests to resources and in-house service opportunities. Be a safe and comforting presence in common areas, and an available resource for those in crisis.  Provides crisis intervention, de-escalation and debriefing in situations of conflict, stress and trauma.  Salary range $17-$18, depending on experience.

The Marketing Specialist will help develop and execute a marketing strategy designed to grow the mission and brand
of Open Door Mission, assuring the mission’s relevance as a leading service provider for individuals experiencing
homelessness in Upstate NY. This position requires someone who is highly organized and detail oriented and has the
ability to manage multiple projects. This individual displays creativity and thoughtfulness in storytelling concerning
Open Door’s mission.  Salary $18 an hour.


Work with ODM program participants to navigate Open Door Mission’s Life Path Program developing a individualized life transformation plan.  Maintain a caseload of guests, assisting each in developing their own Life Path plan toward a healthy addiction-free life, living wage employment, and stable housing.  Salary $20 an hour

Application Instructions

Once downloaded and filled out your application and resume can be submitted via email, by mail, or dropped off at the Administrative Offices.


Bob Silvestri


Mailing Address & Address for Dropping By
226 Warren St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801