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Residential Care Mentor: Kansas City Rescue Mission

POSITION/TITLE: Residential Care Mentor
HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE *: Hourly
JOB REQUIREMENTS : * Must possess a strong Christian character and be loyal, patient, tactful, pliable, and teachable

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience and practice in the social service field with knowledge, sensitivity, and experience in areas focused on women’s needs; experience with homelessness, domestic violence, trauma, substance abuse, human trafficking, mental illness and/or other challenges.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and valid driver’s license required
  • Committed to increasing personal knowledge in understanding homeless services
  • Excellent follow-up skills, analytical thinking, and the ability to find creative solutions
  • Demonstrate an ability to work and interact appropriately in the field with people from diverse backgrounds. Must be compassionate and understanding of the clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize, pay attention to detail, and to complete tasks in a professional timely manner
  • Ability to both take direction and to work autonomously when necessary
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment while exposed to the disturbing emotional and physical traumas of clients
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member and support the mission and goals of the KCRM Women’s Center
  • Understands safety risks faced by women and staff confronting issues of domestic violence, human trafficking, mental illness, and substance abuse
  • Commitment to the confidentiality and safety of women in the Center; strict adherence to the KCRM Women’s Center policies and procedures
  • Ability to form and nurture trusting relationships with Center residents in order to create and nurture a mentoring community that role-models compassion and positive interactions with other Residential Care Mentors and residents.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Kansas City Rescue Mission
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 1520 Cherry Street|Kansas City|MO|64108|US
CONTACT NAME : Tim Bourland
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 421-7643
CONTACT EMAIL : employment@kcrm.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : More information can be found at: www.kcrm.org