Kentucky United Methodist Home, Jobs, Volunteers, Fair

Updated 2/23/2018

The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (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.


ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR

NICHOLASVILLE CAMPUS

This position shall assist the President/CEO of The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth in the administration and management of the President's office.

Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Four years administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Qualifications

• Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft based software programs.
• Possess the relationship skills necessary to work effectively with internal and external associates, at all levels.
• Possess strong multi-tasking, problem solving and organizational skills.
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, along with propensity for high attention to detail.
• Possess extensive knowledge of administrative support procedures and general office equipment.
• Have sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Duties/Responsibilities

• In the absence of the President/CEO, shall continue the general work of the President/CEO's office following instructions and known duties as assigned so that upon the return of the President/CEO, the work of the office will have continued uninterrupted.
• Responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support to the President/CEO, including composing correspondence, preparing reports, answering phones and screening calls, making appointments and travel arrangements and maintaining filing systems. Maintains executive calendar and contacts.
• Maintains a positive relationship with the Vice Presidents of the agency and works to maintain the overall vision and mission of the agency.
• Coordinates internal meetings and schedules meeting spaces in order to meet the need of the agency.
• Responsible for performing general administrative functions such as maintaining files, sorting and distributing mail, operating general office equipment and ordering supplies for President/CEO.
• Schedules appointments, arranges meetings and coordinates travel arrangements.
• Manages incoming information and requests from internal and external sources.
• Attends Board of Trustees and Committee meetings as directed. Takes and records all minutes of committees and the board. Assists board members as needed.
• Orders meals, refreshments and snacks for meetings held in the President/CEO's office as well as for Board of Trustees and Committee meetings.
• Coordinates retreats, meetings and other events as directed by the President/CEO.



To Apply:

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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.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES THERAPIST

OWENSBORO CAMPUS

Responsibilities of this position include:

• Manages a caseload of clients who would benefit from counseling services.
• Engages clients and their families in counseling, skills training and assessment services. Facilitates family, individual, and group counseling, skill training, and education programs.
• Provides services at the Kentucky United Methodist Home Community Counseling Center located on the Mary Kendall Campus in Owensboro, Kentucky. You may at times conduct therapy in client homes to ensure client obtains all benefits and services necessary to be successful in completing all treatment plan initiatives.
• Documents contact with clients in order to assess needs, maintain required paperwork and engagement.
• Ability to accurately perform assessments and diagnoses with people presenting with behavioral health / mental health issues under clinical supervision.
• Ability to provide client walk-in services as related to the service needs of clients.
• Ability to facilitate referral process to assure continuity of care across programs at Kentucky United Methodist Home - Mary Kendall Campus.
• Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and competence in adjusting to clientele, including adults and families, with varying degrees of traumatic experiences and complex psychological presentations.
• Ability to address a variety of diverse spiritual, emotional, and social needs using a trauma-informed care approach while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and cultural awareness.
• Collaborates with court/probation, community agencies, families and other natural support systems to ensure client’s needs are met. Develops a strong working relationship with community partners.
• Complete comprehensive assessments and assessment updates, treatment plans and updates, therapy notes and all other required paperwork in a timely manner.
• Participation in all required KYUMH trainings.
• Abide by all applicable policies, procedures, and program standards of Kentucky United Methodist Home, Kentucky Cabinet; DCBS; OIG and other pertinent regulatory authorities.
• Therapist will uphold and advance the values, ethics, knowledge, and mission of their profession/discipline while promoting the highest standards of practice.
• Provide a positive role model to clients and staff through leadership, self-discipline, and genuine care for the treatment of clients. All clients and staff members must be treated with dignity and respect.
• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or clinical director.

Minimum Qualifications

• Possession of a master’s degree in a mental health field from a regionally accredited graduate program. Independently licensed in the State of Kentucky as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Psychologist, or other mental health field.
• At least two years’ work related experience in the mental health field engaged in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, individual, group, adult, family, adolescent and child therapy.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrate strong critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational and time management skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors. • Valid Kentucky Driver’s License.
• Computer literate
• Ability to pass all pre-employment testing, including, but not limited to, fingerprint clearance, drug screen and background check.

To Apply:

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



PART TIME COOK

OWENSBORO CAMPUS

We are seeking a permanent part-time cook (15 – 18 hours per week; evenings and weekends) and PRN cooks. Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid driver’s license.

To Apply:

Applications may be obtained from our Administration office at 201 Phillips Court, Owensboro,between the hours of 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

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.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • 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:

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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


CASE MANAGER (RESTORE HOPE)

NICHOLASVILLE CAMPUS

Restore Hope is an in-home intervention program that builds on family strengths and provides culturally-appropriate solutions that fit their needs. The Case Manager will coordinate on-going services for these families in order to further a more stabilized pattern of behavior.

Education/Experience

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field such as social work, psychology, human services or criminal justice.

Qualifications

• Must possess a knowledge base of available resources and services.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age.
• Reliable transportation for extensive travel across counties.
• Excellent communication and public relations skills.
• Must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
• Maintains appropriate amount and quality of training per policy.
• Complete CPR training and remain current.

Duties/Responsibilities

• Support the Home’s mission and vision which states: “We serve Christ by providing for the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of children and families” as evidenced by compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
• Coordinate and arrange community services and resources for families in crisis.
• Collaborate and maintain close contact with Restore Hope Therapist, and Family Education Specialist (co-facilitators of SFP 7-17).
• Maintain documentation of time spent with families, as well as case notes.
• Referral to outside resources (when appropriate).
• Maintain contact with the Director Community Services or other designee on a daily basis (by phone and/or personal contact).
• Maintain a nonjudgmental approach to dealing with families and their issues, and allow flexibility in schedule to meet the needs of families.
• Provide a maximum of 8 families with Case Management services.
• Maintain training hours according to KYUMH policies.
• Collaborate with DYS, DJJ and DCBS social workers and provide necessary reports, etc.. by due date.
• Be accessible to families when needed.
• Co-facilitate the Strengthening Families Program with Community Counselor/Therapist.
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• All other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Services, or other designee.

To Apply:

Choose an option below.

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