Kentucky United Methodist Home, Jobs, Volunteers, Fair

Updated 3/30/2018

The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KyUMH) is seeking passionate, mission-driven individuals interested in life-changing work.

Our goal is to help our clients find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is an individual of worth, entitled to God's gift of wholeness of life.



We are seeking qualified candidates for Permanent Part-Time Weekend Youth Counselors for the Independent Living Program in Lexington for all shifts. Youth Counselors provide direct care and supervision for the youth. Dependable, self-motivated persons are highly desired. Must be 21 years of age. Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field or high school diploma or GED with 1 year experience working with at-risk youth or other social services field, a valid Kentucky Driver's License and must submit to extensive background.

To find out more, read our job descriptions.

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A Youth Care Worker provides nurturing, therapeutic support and supervision of our children and youth throughout the course of all daily activities and responsibilities.

We are currently hiring for both full-time, part-time and substitute positions.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Teaching appropriate behavior.
  • Acting as a positive role model (i.e. appropriate language, dress and social skills).
  • Creating and participating in recreational activities.
  • Supporting treatment plan implementation.
  • Providing knowledge to improve life skills.
  • Assuming responsibility for a variety of campus activities, including but not limited to: driving a campus vehicle, transporting clients, preparing clients for visits, clothing or supply shopping.
  • Willing and capable of physically managing children when they are a danger to themselves or others (training will be provided).
  • Encouraging a safe and healthy lifestyle (i.e. meal preparation, routine chore supervision, laundry, minor maintenance or cleaning tasks).

Job Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications include a High School Diploma or GED.
  • A valid Kentucky Driver’s License.
  • Must submit to extensive background investigations.
  • Must submit to drug test.
  • Must be able to perform Safe Crisis Management skills (training provided).
  • Must be trained in CPR/First Aid (training provided).

To find out more, read the full job description.

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Careerbuilder: Nicholasville or Owensboro

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Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356



Restore Hope is an in-home intervention program that builds on family strengths and provides culturally-appropriate solutions that fit their needs. The Case Manager will coordinate on-going services for these families in order to further a more stabilized pattern of behavior.


Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field such as social work, psychology, human services or criminal justice.


• Must possess a knowledge base of available resources and services.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age.
• Reliable transportation for extensive travel across counties.
• Excellent communication and public relations skills.
• Must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
• Maintains appropriate amount and quality of training per policy.
• Complete CPR training and remain current.


• Support the Home’s mission and vision which states: “We serve Christ by providing for the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of children and families” as evidenced by compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
• Coordinate and arrange community services and resources for families in crisis.
• Collaborate and maintain close contact with Restore Hope Therapist, and Family Education Specialist (co-facilitators of SFP 7-17).
• Maintain documentation of time spent with families, as well as case notes.
• Referral to outside resources (when appropriate).
• Maintain contact with the Director Community Services or other designee on a daily basis (by phone and/or personal contact).
• Maintain a nonjudgmental approach to dealing with families and their issues, and allow flexibility in schedule to meet the needs of families.
• Provide a maximum of 8 families with Case Management services.
• Maintain training hours according to KYUMH policies.
• Collaborate with DYS, DJJ and DCBS social workers and provide necessary reports, etc.. by due date.
• Be accessible to families when needed.
• Co-facilitate the Strengthening Families Program with Community Counselor/Therapist.
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• All other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Services, or other designee.

To Apply:

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Email: Send your resume and application to

Mail: Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356