UCCBI / The Abbey at Girard

Youth / Family home

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
2-4 N/A Girard, KS USA

Contact Information

link   http://www.uccbi.net

JB Skaggs
mail   jbskaggs42@gmail.com
phone   816-248-9587

127 E Prairie
Girard, KS 66743

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Para Church Organizations, Christian School Discipleship missionaries to rural small town south east Kansas . We are only 1 hr from OCC! Volunteer, Paid Part-Time, Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

We are building a youth / family home in Girard, KS. It is different from other homes as it has a fully functioning furniture / wood working shop on the first floor. And Apartments and classrooms on 2nd and 3 floors. We are remodeling a big 3 story historic brick building from the 1800's! We are looking for volunteers as well as fulltime missionaries to come and help us build this great project for the kingdom. My wife and I have been doing this kind of ministry since 1989. The home is being built on a intentional Christian community model, so we will have communal kitchens, eating, studies etc. The people we are needing are people to co-serve with us as house parents, speakers, workers, etc in all areas of our ministry as skills are needed. We are seeking to house a total of 20 people at need of placement from infant to young adult. You will help us disciple, instruct, encourage, love, and nurture these people. Skills needed: A deep love of Christ and his Kingdom. Self-control and the ability to work with others. A desire to learn and grow as well as share your skills with others. A love of group activities, fellowships, great food, worship, nature, art, literature, discussions, and games. If you have children that is a big bonus! Any of these skills would be a big help: Marketing, website design, construction, biblical studies, counseling, parental experience, accounting / administrative experience, cooking skills, artistic skills, outdoorsman ship (camping, fishing, hunting), coaching (sports, dance, or martial arts), literature (writing, editing, or critiquing.) We are also open to short term stays. Currently, we are in remodeling and ministry funding startup phase. We have already invested a great deal of time and money and are fully personally vested in this project and will be working side by side with you as co workers. We are easy to get along with and low drama. We are slated to being receiving kids and moms in November, and we just had one family complete a short mission stay and helped us tons! So, if you are interested in missions in Kansas / Missouri working with people in a safe small town setting please feel free to contact us! This is available to families or singles.

Applicant Requirements

Email and phone interviews, followed by short term stay of a weekend to a week and then discuss permanent placement.