INDEPENDENT LIVING COACH
Independent Living Coach needed at Christian children’s home in Black Mountain, NC. Independent living coaches work to provide support to young adults pursuing work, education, and the attainment of life skills. ILCs work a nine-day, alternate-week shift. They teach residents independent living skills and support educational goals. Full-time, on-campus housing is provided. Flexibility, patience, and a desire to change lives for the better a must. The successful candidate will work well as part of a team, while also being able to think independently while working in a fast-paced, high energy environment.
Preferred to meet Social Work II criteria—bachelor’s degree in social work; bachelor’s degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; bachelor’s degree and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Case management experience as well as experience in working with young adults is strongly preferred. MUST include a cover letter telling us why you would be a great fit for our ministry working to change children’s lives for the better.
TRANSITIONAL LIVING COACH
Transitional living coaches work to provide for the needs of up to nine male resident teenagers in a designated house during a seven-day, alternate-week shift; teach residents independent living skills; and work to obtain home and outside services for resident youth. Flexibility, patience, and a desire to change lives for the better a must. Must have at least a GED or high school diploma. Strong previous experience in working with teens is required.
Cover letter sharing your passion for working with youth and why you feel you would be a good fit for our ministry is REQUIRED. We want to hear about your qualifications as well as your heart for ministry and for helping youth.
CULINARY ARTS INSTRUCTOR
Part or possibly full-time culinary arts instructor needed to provide on-the-job training for young adults in the Apprenticeship Program. Staff person will train youth in culinary arts and lead them in catering services for retreat groups on campus. Please include a cover letter sharing why you would be an ideal candidate for this position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Instructing students about safety in the kitchen, proper measurement, and cooking techniques
- Mentoring students in soft skill development and personal growth
- Planning, organizing, and executing catered events
- Working with community partners to help students transition into the workforce
- Experience and proficiency in baking and catering—culinary training preferred
- Teacher’s heart with care for each student’s personal and professional growth—desire to help at-promise youth succeed
- Must work well as part of a team striving to do what’s in the best interest of the youth entrusted to us
- Ability to switch between tasks and keep track of lots of details without dropping the ball
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to young adults from challenging situations
- Must be knowledgeable about sanitary practices and maintain a clean kitchen that is subject to regular health department inspections