Shelterwood Academy

Shelterwood Academy is a Christian Therapeutic Boarding School for at-risk Teenagers located in Independence, Missouri

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
50+ N/A Independence, MO United States

Contact Information


Greg Stone
phone   816-812-2464

3205 N. Twyman Road
Independence, MO 64058

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Jr/Sr High, Para Church Organizations, Christian School Live-in Mentor Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

We have immediate and future openings for Live-in Mentors to impact the lives of teenagers from across the country at Shelterwood Academy, a Gold Standard Christian Therapeutic Boarding School located on the eastern side of Kansas City, Missouri. You must be at least 21 years of age. You will work with a team of over 30 other men and women from across the country. Here are specifics about our program: Also watch the video on our home page at Finally, check out the following link: We hire single men and women who have a passion for Christ and a passion to help at-risk teenagers in our Shelterwood program. It's a challenging and also a life-changing year of service. The position starts at $1,000 a month stipend plus free room and board, insurance benefits, and excellent training in our Leadership Development Program. Experience working or volunteering with teenagers is very helpful. An undergraduate or graduate degree is preferred. We have immediate openings for 3-4 men and 1-2 women. We will also bring male and female new staff in May and August of 2017. We may have a few summer only positions but staff must be at least 21 years of age. To apply go to Contact Greg Stone, Staff Coordinator, at or 816-812-2464 for more information.

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Applicant Requirements

Apply online at Submit application to Once we receive your application we will send you paperwork and reference forms to send out and return to us. After receiving the additional paperwork and references we will contact you for a potential interview. Interviews are either via skype or in-person.