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Parachurch Ministry

Joy House Female Live-in Community Manager

Providence Network
Posted: 12/08/2021
Salary/Range: SALARY: $35,000 - $38,000 + FREE HOUSING valued at $9,000, which includes a 2-bdrm apartment, onsite laundry, utilities, Internet and some meals.
Denver, CO

As the full time live-in community manager, you will lead a team that engages in meaningful ways to foster a culture of family, belonging, and growth at our Joy House property.

Joy House is an apartment community in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver that serves 11 families (women & children) transitioning from domestic violence, addiction, and other unstable situations. In addition to living with and daily supporting residents, key components of the program include weekly community meals, individual resident mentoring & spiritual support, resource navigation, and community activities.


  • Coordinate community engagement activities (meals, crafts, outings, and other interactive events)
  • Team building & live-in staff supervision: facilitate individual and team meetings for support and supervision;
  • identify opportunities for growth and development in each member and utilize them in their areas of strength and interest that will benefit the community
  • Coordinate staff on-duty/on-call schedules, including evening and weekend shifts  Uphold missional goals, program commitments, and community rules and values, addressing resident non-compliance and growth barriers in creative and constructive ways
  • Foster resident growth by supporting resident goal plans in collaboration with the clinical team
  • Respond to emergency situations through thoughtful (often collaborative) crisis management
  • Care for the property by coordinating chores, yard work, maintenance needs, and supply purchases
  • Engage in the greater PN community by attending meetings, training, special events, and maintaining good connections with volunteers and donors
  • Actively increase knowledge and skills for serving our populations (reading, trainings, consulting)


  • Strong sense of calling to urban ministry and a mature, personal Christian faith
  • Comfortable signing Providence Network’s Statement of Faith (available upon request)
  • Wise discernment and experience leading others; positive energy for building a healthy team
  • Experience serving people who are recovering from addiction, homelessness or other crises
  • Compassionate and able to engage and motivate different personalities with various needs
  • Critical thinking and problem solving strengths for managing crisis situations and addressing needs
  • Flexible and adaptable to change when resident care plans require adjusting for optimum results
  • Basic computer literacy and organization skills to manage program and case records maintenance
  • Pass a criminal background check
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Dana Jones, Program Director, at