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Boys' and Girls' Home Live In Discipler/Mentor

The Fold Family Ministries
Lyndonville, Vermont, United States

Date Posted: 02/28/2017
Categories: Christian Teacher - Church/Ministry - Counseling - House Parent - Missions/Domestic - Other - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Residential Instructor Positions:

The Fold Family Ministries is a Christ-centered residential program for troubled teens. Providing a safe, loving, and grace-filled environment, we offer a new beginning for both teens and their parents in crisis. Our mission is to help families find hope and healing in Christ.

  • The Fold Family Ministries has immediate opportunities for you to use your passion for Christ to disciple teens.
  • Resident Instructors are pivotal members of our Residential Care Team, living and working in our Boys' and Girls' Homes, which serve 5 to 10 young men and women between the ages of 13 and 17.
  • As a Resident Instructor, you'll help to create a safe and healthy environment for our teens by establishing daily routines, planning recreational activities and day trips, sharing meals, leading Bible studies, and discipling the young men in your care.
  • We are currently hiring for this full-time, salaried position in beautiful Lyndonville, Vermont.
  • Room and board included, as well as ongoing training and professional development.
  • You should have a four year degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Youth Ministry or a similar field, and a desire to mentor and disciple struggling teens or a two year degree with experience working with youth.
  • You should be energetic, compassionate, fun-loving, empathetic, trustworthy and flexible.

Preferred Profile and Experience:

  • A calling to work with teens in conflict
  • A healthy balance of organization/planning gifts and spontaneity/flexibility
  • A servant’s heart and desire to nurture others
  • Experience in youth ministry, counseling, leadership and/or discipleship
  • Good communication skills, integrity, humility, and teach ability are necessary
  • Minimum 2 year commitment

Salary and Benefits:

  • We provide a salary. We also encourage our staff to raise prayer support and additional financial support.
  • Four eleven day breaks a year
  • Two consecutive days off a week
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance Plan
  • An apartment is provided along with utilities and meals.
  • You would apply for health insurance through Vermont Health Connect.

Please Contact us at (802) 626-5620, or by email at if you are interested in a position.