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Parenting Specialist

Organization: Good Shepherd Children and Family Services
Full Time

Do you have a heart for moms and babies? Good Shepherd Children & Family Services is looking for caring, dedicated women to join our Maternity Shelter &Transitional Living Program, which provides intensive, 24-hour care for teen and young adult moms and their babies facing homelessness. Good Shepherd offers a generous benefit package and competitive compensation, with starting wage ranging from $12 to$16.50/hr., depending upon experience. A retention bonus may also be available upon six consecutive months of employment.


Primary Duties:

Full time and part time schedules are available, including evenings, overnight and weekends. This position is responsible for day-to-daycare and oversight of residents and their babies, facilitation of daily activities,and individual coaching of young mothers. The position requires not merely a heart for children and families, but also an attitude of respect, collaboration, and commitment to our strength-based, family-centered treatment model. The safety and well-being of mothers and babies is our first concern, so the work requires unwavering commitment and the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.


Qualifications for Positions:

Candidates for the Parenting Specialist position should have previous experience working with children and families; they should demonstrate good judgment and the capacity for independent decision making, as well as the ability to provide creative and engaging activities for residents. General requirements include a minimum age of 21 years and a High School Diploma. Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years of experience in a related field are preferred but not required.


Submit a resume and cover letter to:

Susan Walsh

Director of Treatment Services

1340 Partridge Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63130

Fax: 314-854-5751

Email: Swalsh@ccstl.org