Who is Mel trotter Ministries?

We are innovative, empathetic and compassionate difference-makers. We walk alongside people as they transform their lives. We strive to impact our community, ending homelessness, one person at a time. Do you share our innovative and driven love of people, and do you want to make a difference? Join our team, see what we can do together, through the power and compassion of Jesus Christ.


You belong here if:

  • You are called to make an impact in greater Grand Rapids.
  • You are called to help men, women, and children overcome homelessness
  • You see value and potential in every human being no matter how broken they are
  • You rejoice in seeing lives transformed forever
  • You are called to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus to everyone

We are pleased to offer:

Mel Trotter offers a competitive benefits package consisting of many unique benefits not found elsewhere, along with the traditional benefits for full time staff of insurance, time off, disability, and retirement . Some examples of our unique benefits available on-site to all staff are:

  • Auto purchase program
  • Free chiropractic services
  • Free legal consultation
  • Dental clinic serving those with and without insurance
  • Certified counselor to assist with personal challenges

Now Interviewing for:

Registered Nurse

Full-Time, Part-Time or Per Diem, Hourly


We will trust you with:

  • Provide accurate documentation of all guest interactions and medical interventions
  • Assist with Health Education and referrals to hospitals, agencies and clinics for Program Guests
  • Provide triage and medical assessments of Public Inebriates(PI) and Program Guests with emergent medical complaints
  • Direct, teach, mentor,coach and work with nursing students when they are on site, helping them acclimate and achieve success with their internship
  • Assist in coordinating and providing TB skin tests for staff and Flu shots when available
  • Maintain PI statistics needed for PI Program funding needs
  • Integrate theory and evidence- based knowledge in the application of nursing care for clients while supporting the goals of health promotion, helath maintenance, and disease prevention in a community-based setting
  • Provide patient care, advocacy for patients in an alternative healthcare environment
  • Evaluate an interdisciplinary plan of care for a diverse population who is experiencing a variety of physical and psychological health states in a community setting

Bring your strengths:

  • Formal training in the nursing field with a State of Michigan RN License
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Prefer minimum 3 years of experience
  • Some crisis intervention training and /or experience
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including grammer and business writing

How to Apply:

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Mail To: Mel Trotter Ministries 225 Commerce Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: 616-454-8249





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225 Commerce Ave SW
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Print the application and complete it Application for Employment E-mail, fax, or mail completed application (along with a cover letter and resume, if appropriate) to: Employment Opportunity Mel Trotter Ministries 225 Commerce Ave. SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 E-mail: Phone: 616-454-8249 Fax: 616-454-5255