Shelterwood Independence, Missouri

Shelterwood Independence, Missouri

  Shelterwood      Independence, Missouri

We have openings for male staff both at the end of December and then May and August of 2015. Our next openings for female staff are March, May and August of 2015.

Interested applicants can apply online at:

Shelterwood is a Christian therapeutic boarding school located in Independence, Missouri (just east of Kansas City) ( We house 50-60 on average teenage boys and girls from across the country who are struggling with family, life, God and themselves. Our Christian school, team of licensed counselors, and leadership work with college graduate men and women who give a year of their lives to live and work with the teens. Our ministry focuses on not only counseling the child, but also the parents. Our focus is on restoring families.

Our big brothers and sisters, most college graduates at least 22 years of age, receive $1,000 a month stipend plus free room and board and insurance benefits during their year in Shelterwood. Our staff come from across the country. Presently our 27 men and women serving as First Year Big Brothers and Sister come from 19 different states, one from another country and 22 different Christian Universities. Some of the most common degrees of our staff include Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Bible, Youth Ministries, and Christian Ministries.

Here is a video which explains what we are about:"

Greg Stone, M.A.
Email address:
Phone: 816-812-2464.