Career Path Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

 We will be hosting a Career Fair on February 25, 2016 at The Methodist Home at 5pm. The Fair will be held in The Rumford Center. We would love for you to join us.
THE METHODIST HOME IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

JOB POSTING: Program Manager

Region:                         Valdosta Campus

Department:              Valdosta Group Home

Hours:                           Full Time exempt position, hours vary

Closing Date:              open until filled

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: Maintenance Technician

Region:                                 Macon and 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.

JOB POSTING: Marketing Coordinator

Region:                             Macon Campus

Department:                      Development

Hours:                                   Full Time

Closing Date:                      Until Filled

Description:                        The Coordinator of Marketing & Public Relations coordinates and carries out marketing                             programs and activities such as market research, marketing strategy, promotional materials, public relations, special events and advertising for The Methodist Home’s diversity of constituents to ensure the viability, quality and growth potential of the agency and its programs and services, as well as agency-wide continuous Quality Improvement efforts including coordination of strategic business plans, by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervises.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate Celebration Day with committee and chairs
  • Coordinate Celebration day with MCH staff
  • Coordinate Celebration day within the department
  • Prepare and disseminate a monthly employee newsletter.
  • To prepare ads for the Annual Combined Federal Campaign and similar state campaigns. This includes laying out and editing the ads that are placed in the various federal newspapers each year.
  • To assist the Vice President in planning for and producing audiovisual programs.
  • To prepare and produce other promotional materials as needed or requested by other departments.
  • To prepare and distribute public service announcements for radio and television with Vice President’s approval.
  • To write and distribute news releases for Vice President’s approval.
  • Select and procure promotional giveaway items.
  • Design and prepare exhibits for various fairs, shows and conferences, and staff such exhibits as needed.
  • Receive, prepare, and coordinate for distribution to the churches Work Day materials by either mail or delivery.
  • Plan and design brochures, envelopes, posters and other materials to promote the annual Work Day Offering for Vice President’s approval. This includes writing articles, designing layouts, taking and editing the photographs, selecting type styles, selecting paper and ink colors, checking proofs, and following production until delivery.
  • Plan, design and supervise production of brochures, posters, and any other materials to promote The Methodist Home.
  • Lead staff person relating to Celebration day. Coordinate all planning, preparation, and activities.
  • Attend meetings when requested by the Vice President…
  • Assist Vice President in coordinating Methodist Home coverage at all district set up meetings.
  • Assist with anything needed for the annual meeting of the South Georgia Annual Conference.
  • Coordinate mailing of the Gateway and other promotional materials with The Home’s mail house and USPS postal account.
  • Take photographs of the youth, staff and other major events occurring on campus.
  • Coordinate mission work groups on campus (es).
  • Coordinate youth work groups on campus (es).
  • Speak and present the ministry of the Methodist Home to various groups and churches when called upon by the Vice President.
  • Primary staff person relating to the Auxiliary; coordinate Auxiliary functions.
  • Help coordinate special events relating to Development.
  • Plan and produce promotional materials.
  • Assist with the Annual Employee Giving Campaign.
  • Schedule space and prepare copy of advertisements.
  • Schedule and coordinate tours. This includes establishing a suitable date and time, working out staff coverage and facilities, seeing that proper notifications are given, and conducting these tours.
  • Other duties as assigned
  •       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.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans as indicated by:
    • Identifies training appropriate to this position

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Public Relations or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have some knowledge of public relations and marketing.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software and Internet usage required.
  • Knowledge of professional graphics and publishing programs such as Quark Xpress, Adobe PageMaker, and PhotoShop desirable.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Must be able to pursue projects and goals without daily supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to appropriately handle highly confidential information properly.
  • 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 Children’s Home.

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful to casual and leisurely.
  • Duties may include sitting and typing for both short and lengthy durations of time.
  • Duties require extensive use of computer keyboard and mouse.
  • Duties require good perception of colors.
  • Duties require some traveling in own vehicle (reimbursed for mileage.
  • Duties require some lifting of materials and displays.

JOB POSTING: Child Care Counselor

Region:                               Macon Campus

Americus Campus

St. Marys Campus

Department:                     Macon – Smith – FT/PRN

Macon – Young – FT

Macon – Margaret’s – PT

Macon – Peyton – PT

Americus – FT

St. Marys – PRN

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.

 

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

 

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!”

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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