Founded in 1878

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Helping the HUNGRY, Homeless and Hurting

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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Department: Programs
Work Location: 302 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19105
Reports to: Director of Food Services
Employment Status: Full Time
Typical Hours Required: Flexible schedule.  Weekends, and holidays as needed.

General Description of Work

A cook supervises and coordinates the preparation, cooking, and serving of food to homeless men, women, and children in Philadelphia. The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission serves three meal a day, 365 days of the year to those experiencing homelessness. The ideal candidate will be a follower of Jesus Christ with a heart of service to those in need.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise, coordinate and participate in preparing, cooking and serving food
  • Ensure all food handling, sanitation and customer service standards are met
  • Supervises volunteer kitchen associates
  • Prepare food items according to recipe to ensure quality and consistency
  • Provide outstanding guest services
  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area
  • Maintains sanitation of equipment, supplies and utensils
  • Drive a box truck for food pickup and delivery
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Serve Safe certified
  • Possess a valid PA driver’s license
  • Be a high energy, enthusiastic person, displaying an affinity and an agreement with our core values, and mission statement
  • Be willing to follow directions and established procedures
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Possess excellent understanding of food production and fundamental cooking techniques

Contact: Send completed employee application 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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