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BCHFS Employment Opportunities

BCHFS is a Christ-centered organization looking for smart people and strong leaders. If you are interested in becoming a member of our BCHFS team, don’t hesitate to send us your resume. We post open positions here as they become available for employment opportunities when available, but BCHFS is always looking for quality team members and will keep your information on file should an employment opportunity with one of our various Illinois offices becomes available.

Interested in joining our team? Employment opportunities are listed below.
Click on each to view the position details.

Donor Ministries

Position Title:   Donor Ministries   

Position Summary:   

Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services needs people with a heart

 

We are seeking dynamic individuals with great communication, development, and organizational skills.  Positions will be regionally based and perfect for those wanting to make the world a better place.  Everyone encouraged to apply.  Full or Part time.

 

Responsibilities for these positions will be to create, maintain, and grow relationships with our family of donors.  We are driven by relationships and experience in sales, development, or public relations is desirable.

Recreation & Latreia Specialist - FT - Res Care

Position Title:   Recreation and Latreia Specialist

Position Location: Residential Care – Carmi, IL

Position Summary:

  • Coordinate with other program staff, volunteers and outside groups in order to offer a variety of recreational activities for the residents.  
  • Coordinate volunteer groups.
  • Supervise the maintenance of the retreat facility, activities building and all related recreation equipment.
  • Provide crisis/support response  during work hours.  Participate in the crisis/support rotation for BCH campus.
  • Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in recreation, social work or related field preferred.
Site Manager - FT - Residential Care

Position Title: Site Manager

Position Location: Hathway Administration Building – Residential Care, Carmi

Position Summary:

Provide oversight and ensure quality care of the residential care services, supervision of houseparents and clinical supervision of the therapists.

Position Level:

The position is full-time and reports to the Director of Operations.  The Site Manager serves as a senior manager of the Residential Care program at the Baptist Children’s Home.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Maintain a high level of expertise in the theory and practice of residential care supervision.
  • Collect and process information and feedback regarding the needs/wants of users of residential care facilities; use collected data in planning and evaluation in coordination with the Director of Operations.
  • Assist in developing long-range, strategic plans for Program and Service Delivery; recommend annual program and budget; administer approved plans and budget.
  • Build and maintain reciprocal relationships with other denominational and social welfare agencies for the benefit of children and families, Baptist Children’s Home, and Illinois Baptist State Association.
  • Is responsible for training, developing, supervising, and evaluating all residential care staff including houseparents.
  • Assists the Director of Operations with monitoring and upkeep of the facilities, including buildings, grounds, and equipment assigned to the residential care program.
  • Assist with crisis intervention and after hours coverage.
  • Assist with therapy services (individual, group and/or family), as needed/requested.
  • Maintain staff coverage and schedules for all cottages and BCH administrative office staff.
  • Manage special projects as assigned.
  • Evaluate the work of residential care annually considering the following key result areas:
  • High occupancy rate
  • Low staff turnover
  • Efficient management of financial resources
  • Low unplanned discharges

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (or related field) AND a minimum of two years of supervisory experience. Clinical license and experience preferred
  • OR Bachelor’s degree in social work (or related field) AND a minimum of five years of supervisory experience in a residential program or other social service program
House Mother - FT - Res Care

Position Title: House Mother Full-Time

Position Location: Residential Care, Carmi

Position Summary:  

  • Provide care for adolescents in a Christian environment
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in the theory and practice of  adolescent guidance
  • Manage resources to provide high quality care within an approved budget
  • Maintain residential facility
  • Maintain a positive environment, spiritual guidance and social support system for residents
  • Build and maintain reciprocal relationships within the community
  • Position requires you to live at the cottage 7 days and then be off 7 days
  • Must be 21 years of age

 

House Mother - FT - Angels' Cove

Position Title:  House Mother (x2)

Position Location: Angels’ Cove, Mt. Vernon

Position Summary: 

  • Provide care for pregnant girls/women in a Christian environment
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in the theory and practice of maternal-child care and guidance
  • Manage resources to provide high quality care within an approved budget
  • Maintain residential facility
  • Maintain a positive environment, spiritual guidance and social support system for residents
  • Build and maintain reciprocal relationships within the community
  • Position requires you to live at the cottage 7 days and then be off 7 days
  • Must be 21 years of age

 

Maintenance Specialist - PT - Angels' Cove

Position Title: Part-Time Maintenance Specialist

Position Location: Angels’ Cove, Mt. Vernon

Position Summary:

  • Work a maximum of 25 hours per week
  • Provide minor repairs and upkeep of buildings and grounds
  • Maintain landscape and appearance of property, including mowing lawn
  • Maintain all equipment in good working condition
  • Assist in Agency owned vehicle maintenance
  • Cleaning offices, common areas, and restrooms
PRN (As Needed) Houseparents

BCHFS is seeking houseparents to serve on an “as needed basis” to help cover vacations and days off for the primary houseparents.

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SEND RESUME AND APPLICATION TO:

BCHFS Human Resources
Phone: (618) 382-4164
Email: hr@bchfs.com

BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOME & FAMILY SERVICES

Attn: Employment Applications
949 County Road 1300 N
Carmi, Illinois 62821