Career Path Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

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

JOB POSTING: Program Manager

Region:                                 Macon Campus

Department:                      Collum Cottage

Hours:                                   Full Time exempt/salaried position, hours vary

Closing Date:                      12/15/2014

Description:                        The Program Manager provides leadership and supervision of assigned team in alliance with the mission of The Methodist Home.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Promotes academic progress of residents.
  • Communicates with outside agencies such as DFCS, CASA, School, etc.
  • Debrief residents after major incidents.
  • Leads weekly team meetings.
  • Leads cottage groups.
  • Supervises Child Care Counselors
  • Hires, orients, and evaluates staff on ongoing job performance.
  • Coordinates work schedules
  • Monitor staff training
  • Conducts regular supervision with child care counselors
  • Debriefs child care counselors after incidents.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
  • Minimum of two years experience in childcare.
  • High level of energy required for working with people.
  • 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.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • 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.

 

Essential Functions:

  • 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.
  • Must be able to take on call responsibilities

 

JOB POSTING: Child Care Counselor

Region:                                Macon Campus

St. Marys

Department:                     Macon -Smith Cottage (Full Time)

Macon – Young Cottage (Part Time)

St. Marys – PRN

Hours:                                 Full Time – 40 hours per week,

Part Time – 26 hours/week

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.  

                          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!”

Employment Forms

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.

For more information about employment at The Methodist Home, these links may be helpful. Application Process E-verify – English E-verify – Spanish Benefits

 

                           

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