Executive Director

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Provides overall direction, guidance and evaluation of ministry staff and programs.  Partners with the Board of Directors on developing the organizational strategic plan and for execution of its strategic objectives and goals.  Responsible and accountable for partnering with staff, community partners and volunteers on ministry outreach initiatives and fundraising activities.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Hires, manages, supervises and evaluates ministry staff.
  2. In partnership with the Board of Directors, designs and creates events, programs, and services that align with the organization’s mission and vision that support the organization’s strategic objectives and goals.
  3. Partners with ministry staff on recruitment, scheduling and training of ministry volunteers.
  4. In partnership with the Ministry Finance Committee, oversees, manages and reports on ministry finances to the Board of Directors.
Teen Dad Program Director

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Manage and implement services in the Kindred Life Office providing teen fathers and their families the opportunities to grow and thrive. The Teen Dad Program Director role is an hourly, part-time position (20 hours per week).

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Recruit, interview and assess prospective teen fathers for the Kindred Life Program.
  2. Develop and maintain a professional relationship with the teen families.
  3. Plan, set up, lead and manage the monthly group meeting at each of the three sites.
  4. Recruit, interview, train and recognize volunteers in partnership with the Outreach Director to prepare for each program year.
Counseling and Program Interns (unpaid)

Bachelor’s and Master’s level counseling and social work internships available for in each of the Kindred Life Ministries’ three locations for teen mothers, teen fathers and extended family members. 20-21 Internships will include one-on-one, family and group counseling and/or program service provision in a Christian environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Providing services for 15-20 teen mothers, teen fathers and their families.
  2. Facilitating a monthly Life Education Group Night
  3. Attending Kindred Life Ministries’ training and staff meetings where appropriate

Supportive environment to learn and serve. Supervision provided by a licensed social worker. Kindred Life Ministry locations are easily accessible.

To learn more, please contact Nikki Behler at info@KindredLife.org or 847-250-7503

Please also visit our Volunteer Opportunities Page for more details on how you can serve a teen parent and his/her child. Thank you!