Shelterwood Academy

Christian Therapeutic Boarding School for at-risk teenagers

Church Information

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

Contact Information


Greg Stone

3205 N. Twyman Road
Independence, MO 64058

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Para Church Organizations, Christian School Live-in Mentors (male and female staff) Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

We have 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 for the full year position. For our summer openings (men only) you must be at least 21 by May 22. We have openings for male staff for our May 22, August 14 and December 27 start dates. We have openings for female staff for our May 22 (1 spot), August 14 (almost full) and December 27 start dates.

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Applicant Requirements

Qualifications to be a Mentor: Committed follower of Christ At least 21 years of age Work well on a team Able to work under stressful circumstances Teachable To Apply: Apply online at