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Residential Specialist -Part Time Light House Kansas City, MO

Posted: 07/12/2021

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 Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Fridays 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

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

Schedule: Work Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Fridays 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

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


Job Description:
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
Requirements/Qualifications

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 go visit our website: www.mbch.org.  Please click on "Employment", then click on "Current Openings., then click, RESIDENTIAL SPECIALIST - PT - LIGHT HOUSE - KANSAS CITY (28419), then apply.

Job Type: Part Time

Salary Range: Up to $29,999