Career Opportunities

Change a life, every single day.

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.

Available Positions:

Youth Care Specialist

The Youth Care Specialist II provides direct supervision to the residents throughout the course of all daily activities and responsibilities. Youth Care Specialist II are required to perform all job functions of a Youth Care Worker as well as additional duties that promote consistency in the Treatment Program. Youth Care Specialist II are considered leadership positions within their assigned cottages/programs. They provide leadership in other cottages/programs and for the general campus, along with assigned supervisory duties. Youth Care Specialist II promote a positive view of the program when working with residents, Youth Care Workers, and supervisors at all levels. They promote consistency and dependability through modeling and mentoring with residents as well as co-workers.

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Independent Living Youth Counselors

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.

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Youth Care Worker

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.

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