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Employment

Intake and Outreach Specialist 

The Baptist Children’s Village (BCV) has an immediate opening at the headquarters in Ridgeland, MS for an individual to fill the position of Intake and Outreach Specialist. The individual filling this position must be a mature, Christian adult, with personal integrity, Christian character and sound reputation. Additionally, this individual must have a demonstrated commitment to the ethical standards incumbent upon each staff member of the BCV and an appreciation of the confidentiality extended to children and families served by the BCV. The successful candidate for this position must have a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral or social science field and a demonstrated ability to cultivate adaptive relationships with both children and adults. This individual must also have the ability to effectively communicate, through both written and spoken language, exhibit sound judgment, tact and assertiveness. Candidates must be energetic, compassionate and able to work effectively with referral sources, agency clients and their families, and BCV staff. This position requires working both at the central office and traveling across the state to attend outreach engagements and to meet with potential referral sources. As such, a relatively flexible schedule and willingness to travel (though not overnight) are necessary. 

To submit and application you will need to follow these instructions:

1.  Make sure you have the lastest version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Download Adobe Reader here.
2.  Download an application and save it to your computer before your begin to complete the form.
3.  After you complete the form, save it again, then email it as an attachment to Dr. Tom Prather, Director of Human Resources at tprather@baptistchildrensvillage.com.

OR

You also have the option of printing the form, completing it, and then mailing it to The Baptist Children's Village, ATTN: Dr. Tom Prather, P.O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060-0027.

 


Houseparent Couples 

The BCV employs Christian, mission-minded, husband and wife teams, without dependent children or pets, to serve in the position of Houseparents. The couples must be mature Christian adults with personal integrity, character and of good reputation with standards and ethics expected of any member of The Baptist Children’s Village staff. They receive a salary with benefits and are provided a private bedroom and meals while on duty. The primary job responsibility of Houseparents is to maintain a home-like environment that models healthy, Christian family living for children and youth residents. They are the primary caregiver and help with everything from transportation and homework to laundry and meals when on duty. Houseparent responsibilities are varied and somewhat dependent upon which campus and to which cottage the couple is assigned. However, all Houseparents need to be in good physical, mental and emotional health. They must be cooperative and comfortable working in a team environment.  Click the link for a complete job description

To submit and application you will need to follow these instructions:

1.  Make sure you have the lastest version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Download Adobe Reader here.
2.  Download an application and save it to your computer before your begin to complete the form.
3.  After you complete the form, save it again, then email it as an attachment to Dr. Tom Prather, Director of Human Resources, at tprather@baptistchildrensvillage.com

OR

You also have the option of printing the form, completing it, and then mailing it to The Baptist Children's Village, ATTN: Dr. Tom Prather, P.O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060-0027.