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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.

Contact Greg Stone, Staff Coordinator, at or 816-812-2464 for more information.

Qualifications of our Mentors:

  • Committed Follower of Jesus
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Experience helping teenagers
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree Preferred but not absolute
  • Work well on a team
  • Teachable
  • Work well in stressful situations

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.

Greg Stone

Physical Address:
3205 N Twyman Road
Independence, MO 64058
Organization Website: