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Residential Care Mentor for Teens

Shelterwood Academy
Posted: 06/15/2022
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Location
Independence,Missouri
Description:

Residential Care Mentor Job Summary:

 

Shelterwood Academy is a Christ-centered therapeutic boarding school for at-risk teenagers. Our mission is to bring healing and hope to teens, and restoration to families. Residential care mentors are able to make an impact in the lives of our teens through building relationships, developing trust, and modeling good character. Our teens come from all parts of the country, as do our residential care mentors. If you are looking to join a team of residential care mentors that is compassionate, eager to learn, and willing to support teens through challenging times in their lives, you would be a great addition to Shelterwood!

 

Minimum Qualifications:

A sincere faith in Jesus Christ
A college degree and/or experience working with teenagers
A one-year commitment
Must live on campus (dorm-style accommodations; no pets allowed)
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must hold a valid driver’s license

 

 

 

Helpful Skills:

Time management
A growth mindset
Good verbal communication
Ability to work well with a team
Spiritual maturity
Healthy boundary setting
Relational skills

 

 

 

A Typical Day:

 

7am-3pm -> help teens develop and maintain structure through wake up calls, completing chores, eating breakfast, going to school, and attending therapy groups. While teens are in school, residential care mentors complete various administrative tasks throughout the residence.

 

2pm-10pm -> engage with teens in various planned activities. Activities vary daily and are planned by residential care mentors and the rest of the team. Examples of activities may include bowling, watching a movie, painting, journaling, bible studies, going to the gym, playing card games, sledding, going for a hike, visiting a museum, etc.

 

 

 

Work Schedule:

 

All residential care mentors are scheduled to work 40-45 hours per week: 5 shifts per week; 1 shift per day; approximately 8 hours per shift with any overtime as needed. Residential care mentors work a combination of morning shifts and evening shifts.

 

 

 

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting pay of $16/hr
Free meals while working
Overtime will be paid for any hours worked above a 40-hour week.
Excellent Health and Life Insurance Benefits will also be offered.
Employees have the option to receive pay of an additional $2,080.00 in lieu of benefits.
120 hours of paid time off (PTO) plus paid holidays.

 

Consider Joining Us!

We are hiring individuals looking to become life-changing mentors for at-risk teens. Driven by faith, it is through life-on-life relationships that our residential care mentors communicate wisdom, direction, hope, and encouragement to teenagers struggling with mental and behavioral conditions.

 

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