Part-Time Deputy Juvenile Officers / Youth Specialists


We have a several part-time position open at the Clay County Girl’s Group Home:

We are a 24-hour facility and must staff around the clock. Applicants must be available for a variety of shifts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates the daily living activities of the residents
  • Adheres to procedures for documentation and training
  • Demonstrates effective communication with staff, residents and parents.

Part-time employees work between 16-24 hours a week.

The Deputy Juvenile Officer position requires a Bachelor's degree, and the starting pay is $14.32 per hour.

The Youth Specialist position is a non-degreed position and requires a high school diploma. Starting pay is $11.65 per hour.

Applicants must complete and pass a criminal background and Children’s Division screenings and be at least 21 years of age.

The position involves working with teens in a group home setting. Resumes should include experience working with teens in some setting outside your own home, experience working in the criminal justice system, and interest in law enforcement/criminal justice. If you have no experience as stated above, you must be able to show a strong interest in the field.

Please email your letter of intent and resume to Tess Lemish, Group Home Manager, at Tess dot Lemish at courts dot mo dot gov. You will be contacted by email or phone if you are selected to go further into the application process.

Application Deadline: Until Filled