Website Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana


Family Services Manager


Reports To:   Director of Family Services

Schedule: Full-time

Starting Pay Range:  $21.33-23.79/hour

Status:                        Hourly, Non-Exempt

Benefits:        Health insurance, PTO. Professional development and training.



Ronald McDonald House Charities ® of Kentuckiana (RMHCK) is built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on the health of their child – not where they can afford to stay, get their next meal, do their laundry, or lay their head at night to rest. RMHCK is more than a house. It’s a home and support system allowing families to stay together and focus on the healing of their sick children at a critical time. All programs and services are free of charge to families.



Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana provides essential services that remove barriers, strengthen families, and promote healing when children need healthcare. RMHCK envisions a world where every family has what they need to ensure the best health outcomes for their children.



·       We lead with compassion.

·       We are deeply respectful.

·       We act with integrity.

·       We are firmly committed.



You belong here. We create a community where everyone is welcome, valued, and respected. Inclusiveness is a reflex for us, not an initiative. We know that our differences unite us. We embrace and celebrate the unique perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas that each person brings to our mission so that, together, we can best care for all families we serve.

Values & Trust – Keeps the mission and priorities of RMHCK first and foremost when making decisions that impact our service to families. Acts with honesty and integrity in all matters. Treats others fairly. Represents RMHCK well in all deeds and actions.

Compassion – Acts in a caring and inclusive way towards all guests, volunteers, and coworkers, regardless of relationships to them and without regard to any individual differences.

Adaptability – Is open to and embraces change and new ideas. Demonstrates flexibility in doing things differently. Is able to adapt quickly without reservation. Is supportive and consistently reliable to execute changes in methodology or process.

Learning on the Fly – Learns quickly when facing new projects. Is eager, curious and asks questions. Takes notice of the environment and how it can be improved. Is willing to try new things.

Problem Solving – Can find effective solutions to problems; demonstrates ownership, is proactive and resourceful. Is a creative thinker who can carefully analyze a situation and has the determination to resolve issues effectively.

Professional Development – Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve themselves by learning from assignments on-the-job, peers and other social networks, and professional/personal training and coursework.



The Family Services Manager plays a crucial role at RMHCK, as they are central to our commitment to delivering exceptional service to the families we support. This key position not only fosters a compassionate and caring environment but also acts as a liaison with our volunteers. It’s essential for the manager to be a positive representative of RMHCK and our mission, emphasizing the importance of clear communication and accountability.


Customer service-

·        Greet families and guests as they arrive.

·        Empathy

·        Active listening

·        Patience


General Family Services tasks-

·          Check families in and out- Ensuring all information in Family Registry i.e., photos, ids and insurance information is recorded properly.

·          Schedule occupancy of guest rooms

·          Supply meaningful tasks and thank volunteers appropriately.

·          Supply a teamwork approach to problem solving.

·          Answer phone calls in a clear manner/transferring calls to proper staff-guest room.

·          Serve on a rotation of staff to be on-call during some weekends and holidays.




Administrative tasks-

·           Call and or text families on wait list/registration list to verify check in time, number of guests.

·          Input end-of-shift notes into Family Registry to ensure communication with all Guest Services staff for upcoming shifts.

·          Open and/or close cash register -counting the money correctly, handling sales transactions, communicating any issues to Director of Finance and Director of Family Services.

·          Be responsible for handling emergency situations in the house; tornado warnings, fires, 911 calls.

·          Accept donations and place those donations in the correct storage places within the House. Have donation forms filled out and placed in daily envelope. (Donation forms transitioning to electronic)

·          Upkeep of the volunteer room checklist- filling out rooms, days of stay, properly making sure book, welcome board, and family registry match.




·       Strong customer service skills

·       Strong communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills to effectively work with a variety of people in one-on-one, small group and large group settings.

·       Team player that eagerly collaborates and works well with other staff, board members, volunteers, donors, and RMHCK families.

Previous hospitality and/or managerial experience a plus
Ability to work with a diverse group of constituents (families, volunteers, donors, staff) while keeping professional boundaries.
·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel.

Self-starter and self-directed.  Ability to work independently; manage several projects at a time with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and the big picture; meet deadlines; operate comfortably in a fast-paced environment; turn strategy and concept into detailed work plan with goals and objectives.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Proactive and strategic thinker. Identify problems, define central issues, evaluate options, and propose and implement solutions.
·       Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and/or Trauma Informed Care training a plus.

·       Ability to lift 10 pounds.




Please submit your resume to with the subject line ‘Family Services Manager’. No phone calls please,


After reviewing resumes, selected candidates will be invited to complete a phone interview as an initial screening. Successful candidates will then progress to an in-person interview, where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your experience and ideas in more detail. A second round of interviews may be conducted to ensure the best fit for both the candidate and our organization.


We are looking forward to seeing how you could contribute to supporting families staying at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana!

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