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Residential Specialist -Part Time Light House Kansas City, MO

Posted: 07/11/2021

Job Description:
The LIGHT House Maternity Home, an affiliate of Missouri Baptist Children's Home, seeks a part time weekend Residential Specialist to provide direct care for our mothers/infants on every other Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and every other Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Our wonderful, large home is clean, beautifully furnished, and conveniently located in the Kansas City metro area.

Schedule: Work every other Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and every other Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Wage Range: $11.00 per hour to $11.25 per hour.

Residential Specialists ensure care for the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of our clients. Typically working in teams of two, the Residential Advocates provide for the clients’ needs, give encouragement, and impart coping and life skills in a safe and structured environment which they help to create by modeling Christian values at all times.

  • Providing direct monitoring of clients under immediate care
  • Foster independent development: teach independent living skills, money & time management, management of medical needs & parenting skills, etc.
  • Managing house/clients’ needs: chores, life skills, relationship building, modeling/mentoring parenting growth, social skills, etc.
  • Provide support and modeling to mothers in the maternity home programs: help with general needs, diapering, feeding, changing, bathing, safe sleep instruction & safety education
  • Communicating and collaborating with other staff to coordinate services and ensure quality
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of foods and ensure proper storage and labeling of foods.
  • Leading clients in devotions and prayer time daily
  • Completing daily reports and other required documentation and administrative task as necessary

We are seeking an advocate, living a faith-centered life, who is passionate about working with young mothers and their babies. This position requires a quick learner who is highly dependable, trustworthy and capable of working effectively in a sometimes stressful environment.

  • The LIGHT House is a faith-based Christian agency, the best applicants share our beliefs, values, and ministry focus.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent, degree in the Social Services field preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, and willingness to obtain Class E driver's license within ten days of employment
  • Have, or be willing to obtain, CPR, First Aid, Med Tech certifications
  • Highly dependable and trustworthy
  • Ability to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Ability to assist with infants and children in the program
If you are interested in this rewarding position, please visit our website at, then click on "Employment", then click "Current Openings", then click on "RESIDENTIAL SPECIALIST - PT - LIGHT HOUSE - KANSAS CITY (28418)", then apply.  

Thank you for considering the Missouri Baptist Children's Home.

Job Type: Part Time

Salary Range: Up to $29,999