Service Mentors (Full-Time or Seasonal), Shelterwood Academy, Independence, Missouri

Service Mentors (Full-Time or Seasonal), Shelterwood Academy, Independence, Missouri

Shelterwood Academy is a Gold-Standard Christian therapeutic boarding school for at-risk teenagers located in Independence, Missouri.

Looking for single men and women who have a passion for Christ and a passion to help at-risk teenagers. This year of service will be challenging, but also life-changing. 

The position starts at $1,000 a month stipend plus free room and board, insurance benefits, and excellent training. In addition to hands-on experience working with our staff of licensed counselors, educators and housing staff, mentors also receive leadership development training. An undergraduate or graduate degree is preferred. Many of our mentors have degrees in Bible, Theology or Ministry.

Our next openings for men are NOW (2 spots) and the December 27 start date. Our next openings for women are one immediate opening and then the December 27 start date. We will also bring new staff in May and August of 2017. We also take applications for summer only positions. All staff do need to be at least 21 years of age.

Interested men and women can apply following these directions:  The link to apply is:  Click on this link. Scroll to the bottom part of the page and click on the red box on the left which says Become a Mentor.  On Parent Portal. Go to the right side and create an account. Submit. Click the words Discipleship Application. On application page. Go through each page and fill out the information and then at the bottom of the page click save and continue. On the last page type your initials and then click submit. 

Interested students or alumni can contact myself at or 816-812-2464 for more information.

For more insight on the program, visit these sites:  Also watch the video on our home page at Finally, check out the following link: