Social Services Secretary (August 13, 2015)
The BCV has an immediate opening for an individual to fill the position of Social Services Secretary in the agency’s headquarters in Ridgeland. The individual filling this position must be a mature Christian adult with personal integrity, Christian character and a sound reputation. This individual must also have a demonstrated commitment to the ethical standards incumbent upon each staff member of the BCV staff and an appreciation of the confidentiality extended to children and families served by the BCV. This individual must be able to deal with children and adults in a warm, accepting manner. The successful candidate must have a minimum of an associate’s degree or equivalent, and training and experience in secretarial tasks and be proficient in general office computing tasks, specifically word processing, spreadsheet applications and data entry in various applications. Other significant responsibilities include phone coverage, extensive filing and significant interactions with members of the social service and clinical staff.
To apply for this position, please contact Kristen Slaven, Director of Social Services here and complete the application and send it, along with a statement of faith and a resume copy to Ms. Slaven at 114 Marketridge Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
Houseparent Couples (Immediate Openings)
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.
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Case Managers (Multiple Locations)
The BCV has immediate openings for individuals to fill the position of Case Manager on several of its campuses across the state. The individuals filling these positions must be mature, Christian adults, with personal integrity, Christian character and sound reputation. These individuals must have a demonstrated commitment to the ethical standards incumbent upon each staff member of the BCV staff and an appreciation of the confidentiality extended to children and families served by the BCV. Successful candidates for this position must have a demonstrated ability to cultivate adaptive relationships with both children and adults. These individuals must also have the ability to effectively communicate, through both written and spoken language, exhibit sound clinical judgment, tact and assertiveness, and be able to work effectively with residents, their families, referral sources and BCV staff. As this position requires a great deal of direct contact with residents and their families, successful candidates for this position must have a relatively flexible schedule and be able to work at those times when the residents are on campus or when their families may be available.
Individuals seeking this position must have a master’s degree in a social or behavioral science field. An individual with a bachelor’s degree in a social or behavioral science field and extensive case management experience in the field of residential or mental health care may be considered.
To be considered for this postion, you will need to complete the full employment application which includes a statement of faith and submit it along with a copy of your resume to Dr. Randy Cotton, Director of Programs and Clinical Services at 114 Marketridge Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157.