Owen Sound, Ontario , N4K 5P1
Lindenwood is a faith based ministry focused on helping residents change their lives through the delivery of a year long program. The live-in House Leaders will be a committed and enthusiastic couple who provide a family atmosphere for our Christ centered home for young men aged 18-25 years old facing lifestyle changes. A private apartment is provided and household expenses are covered. Lindenwood is a smoke, alcohol and drug free facility.
The main focus for the house leaders will be to assist residents become healthy, responsible and accountable, godly men. The coiuple will directly collaborate with the Program Leader, and are required to sign their agreement with :Lindenwood's statement of faith.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The House Mother & Father will create a loving Christian family environment for the residents through:
Leading in daily devotions with residents and other staff
Spending time with the residents each evening when they are on duty
Working with residents in areas of personal development, growth, life skills
Providing social and spiritual activities that inspire residents to achieve their goals
Demonstrating grace, self -discipline, and conflict resolution skills
Organizing the care of the home and property
Shopping and menu planning
Participating in fundraising activities
QUALIFICATIONS And EDUCATION
Applicants should be mature, responsible individuals with a sense of mission and should be familiar with the information on our website www.LindenwoodMinistries.org.
As well, they should have:
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with others
The ability to run a household (6 residents, 3 staff) and have Food Safety Certification
A minimum of 3-5 years of combined residential care and/or pastoral experience
A strong work ethic and positive team attitude
Spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health
Valid driving licenses with clean driving abstracts
Strong oral, written and numerical skills
Computer skills including using the Internet, spreadsheets, etc.
A current police records check, CPIC, enhanced to include Vulnerable Populations
At least three references
Membership in a Christ centred church
This is a one year contract with potential for renewal. Please state your remuneration requirements.
Lindenwood is an adult care facility for up to 6 young men situated on 75 acres between Owen Sound and Wiarton.
Please reply by email to Board Chairman, Bob Huehn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted Under: Ministry - General
Career ID: [ 2839 ]