Career Path Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

THE METHODIST HOME IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

Program Manager

Region: Valdosta

Department: Valdosta Group Home

Hours: Varies

Closing Date: Open until filled

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains accurate and orderly procedures for dispensing medications
  • Assists in the ongoing medical care of residents
  • Maintain integrity of the program structure and insure the therapeutic environment of the program.
  • Handle crises in such a way that there is a positive, therapeutic impact of the program.
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that promotes the safety of the residents
  • Maintains high household management standards
  • Arranges transportation needs
  • Maintains physical aspects of the living unit by requesting repairs in timely fashion.
  • Arrange family visits
  • Promotes academic progress of residents.
  • Communicates with outside agencies such as DFCS, CASA, School, etc.
  • Debrief residents after major incidents.
  • Maintains adequate cottage inventories
  • Supervises all food requisitions to Food Services
  • Ensures the efficient use of these resources in the cottages.
  • Ensures cottage coverage at all times.
  • Assures open communication with staff.
  • Leads weekly team meetings.
  • Leads cottage groups.
  • Effectively communicate written information to the right people in such a way as to establish an accurate record of each child’s placement (Daily logs, etc.) and maintain accurate records.
  • Uses Solutions 7 database effectively.
  • Supervises Child Care Counselors
  • Hires, orients, and evaluates staff on ongoing job performance in conjunction with the Program Director
  • Coordinates work schedules
  • Leads staff in following treatment goals set forth by treatment plans of residents
  • Trains team members.
  • Role model and mentor for staff.
  • Promote a professional, positive work environment.
  • Monitor staff training
  • Conducts regular supervision with child care counselors
  • Debriefs child care counselors after incidents.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Relationship Building: Develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships.
  • Professionalism: Promote a professional, positive work environment as indicated by:
  • Reports to shifts, meetings and training on time.
  • Leadership: Role model and mentor for staff as indicated by:
  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans.
  • Identifies training appropriate to this position

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred, but High School Diploma or equivalent accepted.
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
  • Minimum of two years experience in childcare.
  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • High level of energy required for working with people.
  • Nurturing lifestyle that does not conflict with the Christian principles, which are the basis of The Methodist Home’s services.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Ability to interface and build relationships with children, their families and a variety of service providers and collaterals.
  • Knowledge of child care practices, developmental issues, and group processes and practices which are important to this position.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills related to theory and practices for emotionally disturbed children.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
  • Ability to uphold the mission and values of The Methodist Home.

Essential Functions

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Ability to successfully complete the Crisis Aggression Limitation Management training program and conduct physical interventions as taught by the instructor. Examples (1) Escorting a child by the arm to de-escalate; (2) Support a child’s movement to a seated position to the floor or to a chair.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Shifts may rotate between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM, Sunday through Saturday.
  • Must be prepared to actively participate in a wide range of activities including but not limited to: basketball, swimming, fishing, volleyball, movies, staffings, team meetings, etc.
  • Responsibilities include times where program manager is on call.

 Development Data Clerk

Region:                                 Macon Campus

Department:                      Development

Hours:                                   Part Time

Closing Date:                      Open until filled

Description:                        The Development Data Clerk assists the Development Department with daily mail distribution and collection, data entry, data reports, and any other clerical tasks, as needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Receives, opens, counts, and logs in all money received into The Home on a daily basis.
  • Creates spreadsheet of daily contributions and all money received.
  • Enters in-kind gifts into database and prepares acknowledgement letters of goods with in-kind letter.
  • Enters honor/memorials into word processing document for the Gateway.
  • Enters new constituents into database from directories or any other source the Development Department may acquire, as needed.
  • Enters address changes in database.
  • Assist the Office Manager and Development Account Clerk in all clerical support.
  • Assist with promoting Christmas giving (financial and in-kind).
  • Assist Coordinator of Marketing in distributing the annual Work Day Campaign materials.
  • Assist Coordinator of Marketing with the Volunteer Auxiliary.
  • Assist Coordinator of Resource Development in compiling grants.
  • Assist Finance Department with reports for annual audit.
  • Assist with entering annual “church changes” and “pastor changes” into database.
  • Coordinate regular database cleanup activities.
  • Assist with any special function hosted by the Development/Marketing Department.
  • Assist with Celebration Day planning and implementation.
  • Provides database queries and reports as needed for senior management of The Methodist Home.
  • Prepare month end reports from daily contributions for various department heads.
  • Prepare specialty reports from database as needed.
  • Assist Development Account Clerk in entering the daily mail into database in his/her absence or when the need arises. This includes creating donors’ Thank You letters.
  • Assist Development Account Clerk with typing and/or checking honor/memorial cards as needed.
  • Assist with delivery of daily deposit(s) as needed.
  • Assist with coordination and directing of volunteer staff.
  • Meet volunteers or donors on campus as needed.
  • Occasional travel in and out of town, as needed, for Development functions.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Leadership: Role model and mentor for staff as indicated by:
  • Takes initiative to implement good practice and meet licensing and accreditation standards.
  • Interacts professionally and cooperatively with other parts of the agency (i.e. Human Resources, Finance, etc.)
  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Complete training needful to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans as indicated by:
    • Identifies training appropriate to this position.
    • Completes all training required by training department or supervisor.
  • Takes responsibility for scheduling and attending appropriate training.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Other duties as assign

Qualifications

  • Either 2 years college OR 2 years experience with training in database work preferred.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Proficiency in typing and word processing.
  • Competent level of computer knowledge and skills, specifically with expertise in Microsoft Windows compatible software, including MS Office, and with databases and spreadsheets. Experience with Raiser’s Edge database a plus.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment including copier, calculator, fax machine, phone system, etc.
  • Knowledge and use of correct grammar and punctuation.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with poise and tact.
  • Pleasant telephone voice.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Valid Georgia Drivers License
    • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
    • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
    • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population.

Essential Functions

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and to calm and leisurely.
  • Prolonged periods of time sitting and typing at a computer.
  • Duties may include driving to deliver and pick up items.
  • Duties may include travel in and out of town for Development functions.
  • Duties may include lifting boxes of materials.
  • Duties and workload increase in December/January, and around special events. Must be able to maintain the pace of work during those times.

 Human Service Professional

Region:                                 Americus Campus

Department:                      Americus Group Home

Hours:                                   Full Time- Exempt position

Hours vary

Closing Date:                      open until filled

Description:                        The Human Service Professional provides child welfare administrative oversight and coordination of services to children and their families in care. Specifically, the HSP is responsible for supervising and ensuring that the educational, medical, emotion and social needs of each youth in care are met. In addition they are responsible for providing and/or coordinating all case management, ancillary and social services for each youth. The HSP maintains all documentation required in case files and electronically manages contractors’ data system on assigned youth. HSP is required to generate reports of daily, weekly and monthly progress relevant to case management and support services.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversees individual casework of each resident in care.
  • Make recommendations concerning all admissions, transfers between living units, and all planned and emergency discharges.
  • Develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships.
  • Monitor the resident’s educational and/or vocational needs.
  • Identify and monitor the children’s and families’ progress relative to the needs, goals, and objectives identified in the assessments and service plans and discuss any problems being encountered by or with the children in care.
  • Maintains and keeps current individual resident’s case file.
  • Effectively communicates written information to the right people in such a way as to establish an accurate record of each child’s placement and maintain accurate records needed by the agency
  • Maintains casework responsibility.
  • Responsible for reporting all reportable incidents to the Vice President of Programs, Regional Director, ORCC, etc.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Agency and its collaterals.
  • Collaborates with Program Manager and child care staff on behavior modification program.
  • Orients program manager and child care staff to treatment goals.
  • Develop and implement treatment strategies/approaches with program manager and direct care staff.
  • Utilizes the Solutions 7 Data Information System to document case notes, incident reports, etc.
  • Attend all admissions meetings.
  • Communicate with team prior to admission to the campus specifics regarding the new resident including risk assessment.
  • Participate in placement meeting, review placement agreement, develop visitation plan.
  • Insure legal guardian designates MRO provider.
  • Ensure a minimum of 2 face to face contacts per month or more based on clients needs.
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that promotes the safety of the residents.
  • Completes risk assessment on assigned residents.
  • Participates in on call professional rotation.
  • Works toward team and agency goals.
  • Professionalism: Promote a professional, positive work environment as indicated by:
  • Reports to shifts, meetings and training on time.
  • Actively participates in campus activities in a constructive manner.
  • Follows agency procedures in use of leave time.
  • Is flexible and willing to fill in as needed.
  • Represents themselves and the agency in a positive way.
  • Uses direct communication.
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving/conflict resolution skills
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, psychology, child hood education, education counseling and psychology or other human service or behavioral science field
  • Must have a minimum of two years of casework experience in a child placing agency.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Working knowledge of family systems and family dynamics.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
  • Ability to uphold the mission and values of The Methodist Home.

Essential Physical Demands:

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc. to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Ability to successfully complete the Crisis Aggression Limitation Management training program and conduct physical interventions as taught by the instructor. Examples (1) Escorting a child by the arm to de-escalate; (2) Support a child’s movement to a seated position to the floor or to a chair.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Duties include typing and sitting at a computer for both long and short durations of time.
  • Duties include some travel.
  • Must be able to take on call professional rotation.

 

JOB POSTING: LIFEGUARD

Region:                Macon

Department:     Campus Life

Hours: Seasonal Position, hours vary, to include some evenings/weekends.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Insure safety of those in and around the pool.
  • Provide first aid in the event of an accident.
  • Responsible for the day to day maintenance of the pool and surrounding area.

Qualifications

  • Current Lifeguard certification
  • Necessary stamina, maturity, and temperament to work with children.

Essential Functions of the position:

  • Must be able to work with children and youth ages 6-17 yrs of age with varying temperaments and situations.

 Site Coordinator

Region: Macon

Department: Lighthouse for Families/Intensive Family Visitation Program

Hours: Varies

Closing Date: Open until filled

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates transportation arrangements with foster parents, transportation provider, and Family Coaches.
  • Prepare itemized invoices for services rendered.
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Resolve discrepancies in billing records.
  • Contact clients for appointment reminders.
  • Keep records of invoices and supporting documents.
  • Greets all guests as they arrive in a polite, respectful, and professional manner.
  • Ensure all parents sign in and out as they arrive and leave.
  • Maintain files for each family of sign in sheets.
  • Helps ensure the visitation center is clean at all times,
  • Ensure that all snacks, cleaning supplies, diapers, and wipes are well-stocked.
  • Keeps a record of all Kroger Cards and Bus Passes given. Have clients sign for them.
  • Keeps records of required statistics for grant.
  • Track expiration dates for Release of Information forms needed and obtain new forms upon expiration.
  • Obtain completed satisfaction Surveys from all clients on a monthly basis.
  • Serves as an effective receptionist by knowing the various services of The Methodist Home and who provides those services.
  • Maintain open communication with supervisor.
  • Assist team members in day to day activities.
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, and secure workplace.
  • Leadership: Role model and mentor for staff as indicated by:
  • Takes initiative to implement good practice and meet licensing and accreditation standards.
  • Interacts professionally and cooperatively with other parts of the agency (i.e. Human Resources, Finance, etc.)
  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans as indicated by:
  • Identifies training appropriate to this position
  • Handles confidential information in a competent and professional manner.
  • Produces work that conforms to high standards of accuracy, thoroughness and thought content.
  • Takes responsibility for scheduling and attending appropriate training
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum two years experience working as a receptionist in an office environment.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment and meeting quality of standards for services.
  • Must have the ability t apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Must have the ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formula to solve a problem.
  • Must have the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words as well as information presented in writing.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment including copier, calculator, fax machine, etc.
  • Knowledge and use of correct grammar and punctuation.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with poise and tact.
  • Pleasant telephone voice.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work individually on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given tasks.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and web based programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Essential Functions

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children, youth and adults who are experiencing crisis and have emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Duties include sitting for various periods of time.
  • Specific vision abilities include the ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter as well as distance vision.
  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels.
  • Ability to lift 10 pounds.
  • Ability to carry 10 pounds.
  • Duties include sitting for both short and lengthy durations of time.
  • Duties include repetitive hand movements such as typing.
  • Duties may include bending, stooping or kneeling for short durations of time.

Licensed Therapist

Region: Macon

Department: Lighthouse for Families

Hours: Varies

Closing Date: open until filled

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a wide array of services such as counseling, evaluations, assessments to children, adolescents and adults in an outpatient mental health setting.
  • Coordinates, secures, and delivers all treatment services as dictated by each client’s treatment plan including Individual, Group, and Family Therapy.

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in social work, professional counseling, marriage and family therapy or related field is required.
  • Associates License plus experience.
  • Georgia Professional license required.
  • Prior CCFA training and experience a plus.
  • Substance abuse experiences a plus.
  • Strong Computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate well with people in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.

 

Essential Functions

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children, youth and adults who are experiencing crisis and have emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Duties may require some travel
  • Duties may include sitting for various periods of time.
  • Duties may include typing.
  • Duties may include some on call responsibility

 

Maintenance Technician

Region:                        Columbus Campus

Department:               Maintenance

Hours:                          Full Time

Closing Date:               open until filled

Description:                 The Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring the safety and general upkeep of the buildings and vehicles of the Organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that buildings systems operate efficiently or the physical condition of the buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Maintains shop and equipment in an orderly fashion.
  • Maintains inventories of campus supplies.
  • Conducts monthly safety checks on assigned buildings.
  • Completes work orders and projects as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery or equipment.
  • Complete sheet rocking, painting, etc as assigned.
  • Other general maintenance duties.
  • Provide transportation tasks as required.
  • Assists in various campus events.
  • Works toward team and agency goals.
  • Professionalism: Promote a professional, positive work environment as indicated by:
  • Reports to shifts, meetings and training on time.
  • Actively participates in campus activities in a constructive manner.
  • Follows agency procedures in use of leave time.
  • Is flexible and willing to fill in as needed.
  • Represents themselves and the agency in a positive way.
  • Uses direct communication.
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving/conflict resolution skills
  •  Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working in a maintenance environment.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Knowledge of building materials, Methodist and tolls involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structures.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to determine the cause of operating errors and determine a solution.
  • Ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to complete a task or project.
  • Ability to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure that a machine or piece of equipment is working properly.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
  • Ability to uphold the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Ability to be trained in basic first aid, CPR and crisis intervention.
  • Must be 21 year of age.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license
  • High level of energy required for working with people.
  • Nurturing lifestyle that does not conflict with the Christian principles, this is the basis of The Methodist Home’s services.

Essential Functions:

  • Duties are performed in a variety of settings ranging from indoors to outdoors.
  • Duties may include physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials.
  • Duties include lifting of moderate to heavy objects.
  • Duties include reaching, grasping, pulling, pushing, manipulating and assembling objects.
  • The ability to see details at close range and in the distance.

 

Child Care Counselor

Region:                               Macon Campus

Carpenter’s Way Ranch Campus

Hours:                                 Full Time – 40 hours per week,

(Unless otherwise                Part Time – 26 hours per week

Specified)                              PRN – As needed

Closing Date:                    Open until filled

Description:                       The Child Care Counselor provides for the day to day care, nurturing, supervision, and development of the youth assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Mentoring youth.
  • Crisis Management and Intervention.
  • Medication administration.
  • Structured Supervision of youth in care.
  • Prepares meals for residents.
  • Provides transportation to residents.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Services Field preferred and/or minimum of two years experience working with children.
  • Must have a valid Georgia Drivers License and eligible for inclusion on TMH’s automobile insurance policy.
  • Ability to communicate well with people in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Experience working with web based computer programs.

Essential Functions of the position:

  • Must be able to work with children and youth ages 6-17 yrs of age with varying temperaments and situations.
  • Must be able to complete our CALM crisis intervention course within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to transport residents using a 15 passenger van.

 

All Part Time and PRN positions are variable hour positions. The Methodist Home is a certified drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

 

If you are interested in applying for these positions please submit an internal application with your resume attached to Human Resources no later than close of business on the close date specified on the job posting.

 

All Part Time and PRN positions are variable hour positions.  The Methodist Home is a certified drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.   If you are interested in applying for these positions please submit an internal application with your resume attached to Human Resources no later than close of business on the close date specified on the job posting.  

The Methodist Home offers a diverse and professional work environment that allows employees to develop their career, as well as personally. We invest in employees through a dynamic training program that enhances individual skills and competencies. If you want to make a difference in the life of a child then The Methodist Home is your “Employer of Choice!”

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Application

To apply, read below to see which positions we have open.  Note which campus and the position title — you will be asked that on the application.  To find the proper application, please select the right campus below.   Then, just fill in the blanks until you click “submit” Select the campus to which you would like to apply below.

  • To apply for a position on our Macon campus, click here.
  • To apply for a position on our Americus campus, click here.
  • To apply for a position at one of our Columbus campuses, click here.
  • To apply for a position on our St. Marys campus, click here.
  • To apply for a position on our Valdosta campus, click here.

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