Realizing the potential God has for KARM largely depends on the quality and engagement of our staff.  So we put a high priority on attracting, developing, and maintaining fantastic people in our workplace.

We happen to think this is a great place to work!  In fact, we were named a U.S. Best Christian Workplace in 2014 by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute.  Some of the reasons given by our employees?

▪ Being able to worship, pray, and share openly in a Christian organization ▪ The people we serve and the work itself ▪ My co-workers and the teamwork, love and support we share ▪ The support I receive from my supervisor ▪

KARM Shelter Positions

If you’re interested in employment with KARM programs at either location (418 N. Broadway or Serenity), review the open positions described below.  Each description will include specific instructions for applying.  For additional information, please contact

  • Marketing and Events Assistant provides accurate, efficient, and confidential operational and administrative support to for marketing, communications, special event planning, and fundraising.  For additional details, click here.
  • Serenity Team Members, as part of the staff of the Serenity women’s residential recovery program, provides support and care for female residents in the delivery of basic guest services.  Currently seeking part-time (2 days/week; 16 hours; overnight or weekends).  For additional details, click here.
  • Vice President-Development:  KARM is seeking its next Vice President-Development to provide dynamic leadership and direction to resource development and fundraising efforts in support of its mission. Keystone Executive Search and Recruitment has been retained to conduct this search.  Additional information on the search process may be obtained through Ron Infinger, Senior Executive Search Consulting Associate at Keystone Executive Search, or by visiting and clicking on the “Browse Jobs” page for position information and to submit an application online.

Internships, Clinicals and Practicum Opportunities

Students of accredited colleges and universities are able to gain hands-on learning and experience in the non-profit, human services, and ministry fields. Our goal is to support educational pursuits through assignments that allow the student to leave with valuable knowledge and insights for their future pursuits. To start the process, please submit the Application for Internship (click here) a minimum of four weeks in advance of the proposed assignment.
**Please note: University of Tennessee social work field placement candidates should instead click here to complete a brief application.

KARM Stores

Current employment opportunities at KARM Stores are listed below. For additional information on an open position, click the title to see more details and to apply. For additional questions, contact us.