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Who is Mel Trotter Ministries? 

We are innovative, empathetic, 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.

Our Mission

To demonstrate the compassion of Jesus through rescue and restoration for anyone experiencing hunger and homelessness.

Our Vision

Through the power of Christ, bring an end to homelessness in West Michigan one life at a time.

Job Openings at MTM

*Applications and resumes are accepted for current positions only.

Job Openings at MTM Thrift

Employment opportunities at Mel Trotter Thrift Stores are always available for mission-minded individuals. Positions on our retail and processing teams are open across all Store locations.

Positions include:

  • Head Cashier and Sales Associate
  • Inventory Processors
  • Truck Drivers and Movers

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Contact us for Management and Assistant Management position availability.

Benefits

Mel Trotter offers a competitive benefits package consisting of many unique benefits not found elsewhere, along with the traditional benefits for full-time staff that includes insurance, time off, disability, and retirement. Some examples of our unique employment 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

Learn more below!

  • On-site Clinic Services

    On-site Clinic Services

    Chiropractic Clinic: available at no charge. Legal Services: consultation at no charge. Dental Clinic: available after 6 months of employment with co-pay. Vision Clinic: available after 6 months of employment with co-pay.

  • Auto and Homeowners Insurance Discount

    Auto and Homeowners Insurance Discount

    As an MTM employee, you will receive premium discounts available through Liberty Mutual.

  • Dedicated Parking

    Dedicated Parking

    Free parking available to all MTM Employees.

  • Employee Assistance Program

    Employee Assistance Program

    Free to all MTM Employees. Pine Rest partnership includes 3 face to face visits for employees and anyone living in the employee’s home for any issues.

  • MTM Thrift Store Discount

    25% discount for all MTM employees on retail merchandise.

  • Staff Meal Program

    Staff Meal Program

    Meals are $2.00 each. Employees can pre-purchase meal cards.

  • 403B Retirement Plan

    403b Retirement Plan

    Employee Contribution with company match, non-guaranteed.

  • Insurance and Robust PTO

    Unique benefits

    Mel Trotter offers a competitive benefits package consisting of many unique benefits not found elsewhere, along with the traditional benefits for full-time staff that includes insurance, time off, disability, and retirement.

  • Best & Brightest

    One again, Mel Trotter has been named as one of West Michigan's Best & Brightest Companies to Work for!

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