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

  • Vice President (VP) – Development:  KARM is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Vice President (VP) – Development to serve as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting KARM.  In partnership with the President/CEO, this position is responsibile for all fundraising and development activities.  Forges new relationships to build KARM’s visibility, impact and financial resources.  Designs and implements a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivation individual and philanthropic support.  Has primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $5M budget through the solicitation of major gifts through churches, grants, social media, direct mail, and special events.  To learn more about this key position, please click here.

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.