Kentucky United Methodist Home, Jobs, Volunteers, Fair

Updated 12/10/2018

The Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes (KyUMH) is seeking passionate, mission-driven individuals interested in life-changing work.

Our goal is to help our clients find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is an individual of worth, entitled to God's gift of wholeness of life.


To Apply for Listed Positions:

Email: Send your letter of interest, resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail:Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356



Clinical Director

NICHOLASVILLE CAMPUS

Qualifications Include

  • Must be independently licensed in the state of KY by LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, PsyD or licensed PhD Psychologist.
  • Masters Degree and a minimum of three years post-graduate experience in supervising treatment of children with emotional/behavioral problems. Demonstrated strength in management/supervision of staff.
  • Possess a valid Kentucky driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
  • Maintain appropriate amount and quality of training per policy
  • Must possess knowledge of the specific requirements of his/her licensing body including supervision requirements. Clinical staff are required to access supervision as required by their individual licensing boards (in KY).
  • Must stay current with CEU’s of the respective field.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains COA accreditation for the Safe Haven IL program and the Residential Treatment Programs (RTX). Ensures PQI initiatives for both programs are completed.
  • Assures residents in both programs are receiving appropriate services to their needs and abilities.
  • Develops and oversees budget for independent living program and RTX.
  • Work with VP to hire and train staff.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations, staff meetings, and attends professional meetings, workshops, seminars and other training sessions necessary to maintain professional expertise.
  • Monitor therapist and case manager productivity. Encourage and motivate all staff in both programs to work cooperatively for the good of the programs.
  • Maintains responsibility for processing referrals, admissions, planned/unplanned discharges and aftercare of children for the Methodist Home.
  • Assures the development and implementation of an effective daily behavior management program and provides on-going evaluation.

To Apply

Choose an option below.

Email: Send your letter of interest and resume to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail: Send your letter of interest and resume to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356


HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR

NICHOLASVILLE CAMPUS

The Health & Safety Coordinator has overall responsibility for all aspects of health, safety, and security for the Nicholasville Ashgrove campus and the Safe Haven program apartments. This position is expected to be knowledgeable in all requirements from external agencies (such as fire marshal, health department, OIG, COA) and ensure the Methodist Home has processes in place to meet those requirements and provide a safe environment for its residents, staff, volunteers, and visitors. The Health & Safety Coordinator is under the direct supervision of the Campus Operations Director.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the mission and vision of The Methodist Home as evidenced by compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others as evidenced by: professional maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.
  • Exhibits effective communication skills including proper use of agency communication systems.
  • Exhibits sound stewardship by effectively managing information resources to achieve the objectives of The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth.
  • Supports all functions that attain and maintain accreditation with regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in appropriate professional development programs and in services to attain and maintain competency.

Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages comprehensive health, safety, and security plans for the Ashgrove campus and the Safe Haven apartments; coordinates Ashgrove campus safety plans with the Ashgrove Academy staff.
  • Chairs the quarterly Health & Safety Committee meeting and ensures representation from all areas of the staff.
  • Ownership for the Safety Center application, including developing & maintaining plans via the Web portal & training the KyUMH staff.
  • Manages all aspects of building, equipment, and vehicle inspection processes and coordinates the execution of these inspections with the Facilities Coordinators, external agencies and 3rd parties. Works with the Operations Coordinator to ensure all inspection processes and results are integrated within the WorxHub system.
  • Plans & executes monthly safety drills, including weekend & night drills. Ensures the monthly drills cover all types of emergency situations.
  • Ownership for all aspects of access control
    • For the Ashgrove campus, this includes ownership of the SoftwareHouse security system for all door/gate control, key cards, and camera related activity and serving as the primary interface to 3rd party security system support. It also includes responsibility for managing the access for visitors, volunteers, contractors, and campus tours.
    • For the Safe Haven apartments, this includes developing & implementing new comprehensive access control processes.
  • Manages all aspects of health & safety incidents, including serving as primary point of contact for KyUMH staff & external agencies, issuing alerts to the staff & the affected community via Safety Center and other formats, and documenting incidents. This includes all KyUMH fleet vehicle related incidents and accidents.
  • Staff training for all safety & emergency related topics, including new employee training and full staff training, and serving as focal point for Relias content.
  • Ashgrove Dining Hall supervisor, including directing the staff & volunteers, inventory management, event planning & coordination, menu / meal planning with the chef, and interfacing with the nutritionist & health department.
  • General responsibilities include:
    • Communicates all pertinent information to the Campus Operations Director.
    • Accountable for the timely completion of all documentation associated with the requirements of the position.
    • Attends all required meetings and team meetings.
    • Completes assigned tasks in a timely and competent fashion.
    • Must be available for all on call duties.
    • Works cooperatively with all staff for the good of The Methodist Home and projects a positive public image.

Job Specifications

  • Is trained & remains current in CPR and First Aid.
  • Must be at least 21 years old and have technical training in a related field or five years experience.
  • Skills in performing the required tasks as listed in the job description.
  • Must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.

To find out more, read the full job description.

To Apply:

Choose an option below.

Careerbuilder: Nicholasville

Email: Send your resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail: Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356


YOUTH CARE WORKER

NICHOLASVILLE AND OWENSBORO CAMPUSES

A Youth Care Worker provides nurturing, therapeutic support and supervision of our children and youth throughout the course of all daily activities and responsibilities.

We are currently hiring for both full-time, part-time and substitute positions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Teaching appropriate behavior.
  • Acting as a positive role model (i.e. appropriate language, dress and social skills).
  • Creating and participating in recreational activities.
  • Supporting treatment plan implementation.
  • Providing knowledge to improve life skills.
  • Assuming responsibility for a variety of campus activities, including but not limited to: driving a campus vehicle, transporting clients, preparing clients for visits, clothing or supply shopping.
  • Willing and capable of physically managing children when they are a danger to themselves or others (training will be provided).
  • Encouraging a safe and healthy lifestyle (i.e. meal preparation, routine chore supervision, laundry, minor maintenance or cleaning tasks).

Job Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications include a High School Diploma or GED.
  • A valid Kentucky Driver’s License.
  • Must submit to extensive background investigations.
  • Must submit to drug test.
  • Must be able to perform Safe Crisis Management skills (training provided).
  • Must be trained in CPR/First Aid (training provided).

To find out more, read the full job description.

To Apply:

Choose an option below.

Careerbuilder: Nicholasville or Owensboro

Email: Send your resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail: Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356



INDEPENDENT LIVING YOUTH COUNSELORS

LEXINGTON APARTMENTS

We are seeking qualified candidates for Permanent Part-Time Weekend Youth Counselors for the Independent Living Program in Lexington for all shifts. Youth Counselors provide direct care and supervision for the youth. Dependable, self-motivated persons are highly desired. Must be 21 years of age. Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field or high school diploma or GED with 1 year experience working with at-risk youth or other social services field, a valid Kentucky Driver's License and must submit to extensive background.

To find out more, read our job descriptions.

To apply, download an application, complete a brief prescreen questionnaire and send your application and/or resume to HumanResources@kyumh.org. To apply through CareerBuilder, visit careerbuilder.com.



RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

NICHOLASVILLE CAMPUS

The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant is responsible for answering the switchboard, greeting guests, general clerical and data entry tasks for the Development Department.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the mission, vision and philosophy of The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth as evidenced by compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Supports all functions that attain and maintain accreditation and compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others as evidenced by: professional maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.
  • Exhibits effective communication skills including proper use of agency communication systems.
  • Attends meeting and training as required or approved by supervisor to maintain professional expertise and to meet accreditation standards.
  • Responsible for being courteous and professional to all public and staff while representing The Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information regarding the Home’s personnel, residents and financial information.
  • Exhibits regular and punctual attendance.

Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant performs general clerical duties and serves as receptionist for the Nicholasville Campus. The Development Coordinator directly supervises the Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as first public relations representative for the agency at the Nicholasville Campus by welcoming guests, answering phones and directing calls.
  • Assistant Donor Records Manager with data entry including entering gifts, adding and editing constituent information, generating thank you letters, and data base maintenance.
  • Works with volunteers to prepare mailings.
  • Orders and maintains office supplies for the agency.
  • Prepares the monthly in-kind donations report, office supplies report, postage allocation report, and copier report.
  • Assumes responsibility for mail pick up from the street mailbox and the post office box, processing and sorting.
  • Other general clerical duties including, but not limited to correspondence, reports, copying, filing, receiving and documenting all in-kind donations.
  • Receives and routes incoming facsimiles to the appropriate employees.
  • Takes responsibility for light housekeeping in reception area, and lobby and making sure guest restrooms are stocked.
  • Attends meetings and in-service trainings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Typing skills - 50 words per minute
  • Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, Access
  • Business training preferred
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge Database a plus

To Apply:

Email: Send your letter of interest, resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail:Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356