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Chris180

Position Title:  

House Parent(s)

Facility Name:  

CHRIS 180

Facility Location:  

Atlanta, Georgia

Contact Person:  

Kalie Giovanni  

Contact Phone #:  

404-564-4728

Contact E-Mail:  

kalie.giovanni@chris180.org

Position Salary:  

Salary plus benefits-Will discuss in detail

Job Description:  

CHRIS 180 is seeking Live-In individuals or married couples to work as House Parents to create a family style setting for up to 4 siblings reunited for adoptive preparedness. (*If married, one spouse has to be identified to solely work as the House Parent).

Being a house parent is more of a mission/calling than your occupation. While on duty, this is a 24-hour a day responsibility, just like being a parent to your own children. You must have an innate concern for the wellbeing of children and youth.

Applicants must have a valid Georgia driver's license, High School Diploma or GED with relevant experience (preferably at least one year) in dealing with children and adolescents. Must be at least 25 years of age, (if applicable) and if married a minimum of two years unless approved by program manager
The ideal candidate(s) must be able to handle high stress; be well organized, have PC related skills, a direct and factual communication style; must be able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities during the day; ability to related to a wide variety of individuals and be able to work as part of a team with all providers and state agency partners.

CHRIS 180 understands that the commitment to foster a child comes with great rewards — and great challenges. This is why we offer the benefits of supports and tangible resources to our Gateway to Adoption house parents. Many of the things we can offer our parents through their employment with our organization: Monthly/weekly respite caregiver relief; specialized trauma-informed training and 24-hour crisis intervention; in-home support with support staff and Foster Care Specialist; access to CHRIS Counseling Center with medication management assistance; family health insurance; relocation assistance; housing; utilities; food; vehicle; local YMCA membership; access to attend local attractions and events; etc.

Preference will be given to those individuals with previous experience working with adolescents in a therapeutic residential or group living environment. Please visit our website www.chris180.org for more information and to complete an application.


St Augestine

Position Title:  

Houseparents – Singles & Couples  

Facility Name:  

St. Augustine Youth  Services   

Facility Location:  

St. Augustine, Florida    

Contact Person:  

Leslie Snyder                 

Contact Phone #:  

(904) 829-1770   

Contact E-Mail:  

leslies@sayskids.org

Position Salary:  

We offer a highly competitive salary (in the top 25% nationwide) starting at $31, 000 per person, plus bonus and benefits.  We have an excellent benefit package including medical, generous personal leave, paid holidays, and life insurance.  There is also optional dental, vision, and disability. 

Job Description:  

Established in 1989, St. Augustine Youth Services is located in beautiful, historic St. Augustine, Florida.  It is the mission of St. Augustine Youth Services to provide a safe, structured, therapeutic environment in which each child may be assisted in acquiring more effective coping and communication skills while learning appropriate and functional behavior.
We are currently looking for house parents for our Therapeutic Residential Program. Our house parents provide a safe and loving, home like environment, together with a strong treatment based program.  The boys we serve are victims of abuse and neglect and therefore have significant mental and behavioral health issues stemming from their traumatic pasts. The house parents work closely with the entire administrative and clinical team to provide outstanding, effective treatment for the boys who reside at SAYS.  
Requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Florida driver's license and the ability to pass a MVR Check
  • Pass stringent background screening
  • Live in position that is 3 ½ days per week and must stay on campus days and night throughout the shift. 
  • Two years experience working with children, preferably children who have behavioral and mental health challenges.
Please email your resume to leslies@sayskids.org, or visit our website, www.sayskids.org for our online application or fax to (904) 825-0604.  EOE/DFWP.

Glenwood Academy

Position Title:  

House Parents/Relief House Parents

Facility Name:  

Glenwood Academy

Facility Location:  

500 W. 187th Street, Glenwood, IL 60425

Contact Person:  

Candace Ott  

Contact Phone #:  

708.756.5055

Contact E-Mail:  

cott@glenwoodacademy.org

Job Description:  

Position Reports to: Director of Residential Services
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
FLSA Status:  Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY & OBJECTIVES:
The Houseparent position is responsible for providing a safe and a home like environment within the general policies and guidelines of the Agency for the students entrusted in their care. Use of effective verbal and written communication with staff, students and families. Frequent use of computer. Maintains flexibility to adjust work schedule according to Agency needs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Daily care and supervision of students entrusted in their care.
  • Attend to student's health, nutrition and rights while in their care.
  • Maintain a professional and nurturing relationship with student, parents/guardians, and staff.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure high standard of care.
  • Participates in team meetings and uses other meetings to accomplish the objectives the agency has for students and families.
  • Maintain regular communication with supervisor.
  • Monitor safety, health conditions in assigned cottage.
  • Maintain cottage integrity.
  • Plan and implementation of recreation, social activities, and special events for students.
  • Ability to work effectively with students and staff in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Reinforce positive social and behavioral skills, through everyday encounters.
  • Active communication with internal and external team members.
  • Complete all necessary reports, forms, and documentation accurately and timely.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous quality improvement in all aspects of the position.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Teach positive social behavioral and educational skills, through everyday encounters and family meetings and by setting goals and charting progress.
  • Promote and maintain discipline at all times.
  • Maintains flexibility to adjust work schedule according to Agency needs
  • Participate in agency seminars and in-service programs as designated by administration.   
  • Ensure that health and safety procedures are observed.
  • Attend regular statutory training as well as role-specific training.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Married couple for a minimum three years
  • Minimum education level is a high school diploma or GED.
  • Experience working with children and youth.
  • Must have valid Illinois driver's license with no suspensions in effect within the previous three (3) years of hire.  
  • Must have personal vehicle or access to one and provide proof of automobile liability insurance.
  • No history of child abuse or neglect.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate Degree in human service field (i.e. Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, etc.).
  • Previous work experience in a residential/boarding environment working with children ages 7-18.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Residential (Cottage) Environment.  Houseparent live and work with the students in their care.  Workday can be long, fast paced, and challenging.  Houseparents must have a high stress tolerance.  Moderate Noise. Workday is a split shift, working early morning and returning to work late afternoon when students return after school dismissal.  Position may require off site travel and attendance at outside events on days and times outside of the normal workweek schedule.  Houseparent's workweek begins   Sunday evenings; ending Friday evenings.   
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be all-inclusive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.  While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

To apply online please click the attached link: 

 glenwood-academy.prismhr-hire.com 

RELIEF HOUSEPARENT POSITION:

POSITION SUMMARY & OBJECTIVES:

Glenwood Academy is seeking married couples to positively impact the lives of diverse children as live- in Relief House Parents. This position is responsible for relieving full time Houseparents of their duties during their scheduled days off and for emergency extended days off. Relief-Parents will provide a safe and a home like environment on our campus, within the general policies and guidelines of the Agency for the students entrusted in their care. Use of effective verbal and written communication with staff, students and families. Frequent use of computer. Flexible to adjust work schedule according to Agency needs.
Relief Houseparents will follow the same job description and requirements as a Houseparent. 

Website: www.glenwoodacademy.org


Falcon Children's Home

Position Title:  

Houseparent Position 

Facility Name:  

Falcon Children's Home & Family Services   

Facility Location:  

7569 North West Street, Falcon, North Carolina

Contact Person:  

Donna Jackson   

Contact Phone #:  

910-980-1065 Ext.145

Contact E-Mail:  

djackson@fchfs.org  

Job Description:  

Falcon Children's Home and Family Services (FCHFS) has been serving children and families in need since 1909.  What started out in the beginning as an orphanage is now a multi-faceted  ministry providing residential care, maternity and teen mothers & babies care, transitional living  facilities, foster and adoptive services and operates a private Christian school on our campus in Falcon, North Carolina.  

We are currently looking for Christian husband & wife teams, as well as individuals to serve as houseparents on our Falcon Campus. The ideal candidate is, first and foremost, a devoted Christian, that is able to be nurturing, non-judgmental, calm, highly organized, and capable of utilizing a loving, caring approach to provide boundaries and structure to children living in a home-like setting.

·         Prior experience in youth care is preferred.
·         Applicants must have a strong desire to work and live with youth in homes of both gender and any age group.
·         Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
·         Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver's license and an excellent driving record.
·         Applicants must have no criminal history.
·         An extensive background check and drug screening will be completed on all applicants considered.
·         No more than two dependent children in residence.
·         NO PETS are permitted.
·         Ability to meet health and physical requirements of the position.

Upon hire, all houseparent staff will go through a detailed orientation process that includes, but is not limited to, training on the various aspects / requirements of the position, as well as, introduction & instruction from key personnel that are involved with direct care services.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits while providing opportunities for growth and advancement, along with a benefits package that include health insurance, retirement, bonus pay, as well as other incentives.

Website: www.falconchildrenshome.com


Whitefields Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent Position

Facility Name:  

Whitefields Childrens Home

Facility Location:  

7127 Countyline Rd. NE Piedmont, Oklahoma 73078

Contact Person:  

Frank Alberson  

Contact Phone #:  

405-479-7546

Contact E-Mail:  

falberson@whitefieldsok.com

Position Salary:  

$50000 per couple

Job Description:  

White Fields, Inc. is seeking a houseparent couple to live in the cottage on our 140 acre campus and provide a therapeutic environment for 8 boys. House Parents will have their own 1200 square foot 2 bedroom living space which provides them a separate yet connected living arrangement. This couple will serve as a team providing parenting, supervision, and teaching appropriate behavior and life skills to our residents ages 12 to 18. Couple will teach life skills, maintain cottage appearance, manage all aspects of meal preparation and sustain an emotionally stable environment for the boys. Must be able to deal effectively with behavior extremes and adhere to high standards of cleanliness, personal hygiene, appearance and values. All boys are in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of Juvenile Affairs and have been adjudicated for low level offenses by the state criminal justice system.

Please visit our website at www.whitefieldsok.com to learn more about our agency and the children we serve.

Salary is 50k per couple as well as excellent benefits plus housing. EEO/Drug Free
Send cover letter, resume & salary requirements to: White Fields, Inc., Executive Director, 7127 County Line Road, NE, Piedmont, OK 73078 or email falberson@whitefieldsok.com.


Gap Ministries

Position Title:  

 Houseparent Couples or Individuals

Facility Name:  

 GAP Ministries  

Facility Location:  

 2861 N. Flowing Wells Rd. #161  Tucson, AZ 85705  

Contact Person:  

 Denise Martin

Contact Phone #:  

 520-392-8396

Contact E-Mail:  

 info@gapmin.com 

Position Salary:  

approx. $30,000 to $40,000 PER PERSON, PER YEAR, paid hourly.

Job Description:  

GAP Ministries is seeking married couples and individuals who have a heart for children and are called to the ministry of caring for young people. Come join us on the Home Mission Field as a Houseparent!

Houseparents work to provide a safe, Christ-centered temporary home for children in care. They are part of a larger Christ-centered management team with high expectations for biblical character and values including: honesty, integrity, respect for all peoples, high levels of trust and regard for teammates, and intolerance of gossip, offense, and backbiting; create and model for children in care and for all staff, the fruit of the Spirit.
GAP Ministries, a 501(c)3 nonprofit (www.gapmin.com), is one of the largest providers of residential children's homes in Tucson, Arizona. GAP currently has 11 homes located in NW Tucson that provide loving care for children who have been abused or neglected. We provide a safe place for children to grow physically, spiritually, and academically while learning to honor God. The children in our homes are from 0-18 years old and are placed in our care by the Arizona Department of Child Safety, formerly CPS.

Minimum requirements: HS Diploma or GED, at least 22 years of age, at least 1 year of child care experience (as employment or volunteer), valid driver's license for at least 39 months, good driving record, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, and pass background check, physical and drug screen. If biological or adopted children, they must have current immunizations -- the ministry must limit the number of children not in care to only two per couple.

Approx. $30,000 to $40,000 PER PERSON, PER YEAR, paid hourly. Financial assistance for out-of-state relocation expenses also provided. Great benefits including: medical, vision, dental, life insurance, 403b employer matching investment program benefits and some living expenses for full time employees.

GAP Ministries also has several other city-wide and community ministry opportunities for you while you are a houseparent. Learn more at www.gapmin.com.

Hear from some of our houseparents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5yFJkD68MM

Being authorized to work in the United States is a precondition of employment. GAP Ministries does NOT sponsor employment visas.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE.


Covenant Children's Home

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Covenant Children's Home

Facility Location:  

11350 N. Covenant Path Dunnellon Fl.34434

Contact Person:  

Jody Davis  

Contact Phone #:  

352.489.2565

Contact E-Mail:  

jody@covenantchildrenshome.org

Position Salary:  

50,000.00 couple/yearly. Plus up to $6,000.00 towards Health Insurance

Job Description:  

Covenant Children's Home, a Christ centered ministry is seeking to hire  family teaching parent couples  who want to provide a safe, stable home-like environment for youth ages 6-18. We are seeking  full time live in couples, 7 days on and 7 days off . The home is situated on a beautiful 23 acre campus, and is home to 6-8 children who have been removed from their biological family due to abuse. Covenant Home currently has one home in operation and is in the construction process for our next house. We are searching for couples who have a calling to make a difference, "one child at a time". Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, married with no dependent children or pets. Must have a High school diploma/GED and clear criminal/driving records
Website: www.cchfl.org


Firm Foundation

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

Firm Foundation Youth Homes

Facility Location:  

Mesa, AZ

Contact Person:  

Julie Bartolini  

Contact Phone #:  

602-790-1663

Contact E-Mail:  

julie@firmfoundationaz.org

Position Salary:  

starting $70,000 annually per couple

Job Description:  

 Firm Foundation Youth Homes is a faith based trauma-informed and family-centered home for teen girls.

We are looking for a mission-minded couple to care for and nurture young people in Arizona's foster care system. Our team members need to be flexible, self-directed and patient. Preferably having knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, TBRI, Grace Based Parenting, Connected Parenting. Responsibilities include all those items and responsibilities of a parent including the provision of material, physical, spiritual, emotional, and disciplinary needs. This is a Live In position.
Other responsibilities include:

Assist the children by directing interactions, including behavioral management through Connecting principles (TBRI)
Monitor and support children through academic progress
Transport children to/from school, activities, appointments and religious options as necessary.
Assist in managing House and Children's schedule
Complete meal preparation, shopping and house cleaning, or delegate to support staff
Complete daily progress notes and other documentation
Facilitating recreational and social life skills activities for all children
Participate in monthly team meetings and agency wide trainings
Maintain all DES licensing standards
Represent FFYH in the community and through case management opportunities

Qualifications:

Minimum of a High School Diploma, or equivalent, and two years of experience working with children and adolescents.  Preferably with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Family Studies or related field and one year's experience in foster/group home or residential treatment center management
At least 21 years of age
If not married, applicant must be female to be considered for our girls home
Preferably having knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, TBRI, Grace Based Parenting
Strong problem solving and group work leadership skills
Ability to interact with all ages and cultural backgrounds
Effective oral and written communication skills, basic computer skills
Ability to work flexible hours and handle stressful situations
Possess an operational vehicle and a valid AZ driver's license
Able to obtain a valid Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card through the AZ Dept. of Public Safety and pass a criminal background check
CPR/First Aid Certified (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hiring)
Character/Spiritual
Mature Christian pursuing attendance in a local church.
Agreement with and adherence to FFYH's Statement of Faith
Website: http://firmfoundationaz.org


St Judes Banner

Position Title:  

Foster Care House Parents

Facility Name:  

St. Jude's Ranch for Children

Facility Location:  

Boulder City, Nevada

Contact Person:  

Denice Sims  

Contact Phone #:  

702-294-7158

Contact E-Mail:  

dsims@stjudesranch.org

Position Salary:  

32156.00

Job Description:  

We will provide beautiful furnished home, paid utilities, auto, gas, food and support staff for residential Houseparents. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401K are available. Ten holidays per year plus paid time off.

Must be available to work 24 hours/day, 7 days a week. Provide direct care for up to 6 High Level of Care youth through a caring and safe environment. Prepare initial treatment plans for youth and maintain youth reports and documentation in Youth Care treatment software in conjunction with the Behavioral Health team. Plan, participate and provide opportunities for individual and family activities that are educational and entertaining. Observe and define youth behaviors and identify skills present or lacking. Teach youth social, self-help, academic, independent living, problem solving, personal hygiene, money management and employment skills to maximize skill development and independent living Provide crisis intervention to youth while maintaining emotional self-control.

Counsel youth experiencing personal problems by using rational problem solving techniques. Maintain contact with both internal and external agency contacts to obtain and provide information regarding youth's behaviors, strategies and progress (observe, document, and consult). Attend to youth's medical physical condition caring for youth during illness, scheduling medical appointments and transporting youth to appointments, distribute and maintain medication logs. Provide emotional and moral support utilizing praise, feedback, and empathy to support youth. Serves as role model for youth by exhibiting skills taught in program. Attend court and conferences with teachers and counselors on behalf of youth and supervise parental visits.

Candidates must pass extensive background check through Nevada Dept. of Family Services and drug testing.

If interested, please apply on line at www.stjudesranch.org.


Freewill Baptist Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Free Will Baptist Family Ministries

Facility Location:  

Greeneville, TN 37743

Contact Person:  

Cecilia Hamilton  

Contact Phone #:  

423-470-2805

Contact E-Mail:  

chamilton@fwbfm.com

Position Salary:  

salary

Job Description:  

FWBFM is seeking Christian married couples to serve as Houseparent's in Greeneville, TN for teenage boys-ages 12-18. Rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our future-our youth! Two weeks on 1 week off.
Free housing, utilities, cable & internet (while on duty). Excellent benefit package after probation period. Salary is based on experience but starts at $25,500.00 per year per person for total of $51,000.00 per couple. No pets allowed. Houseparent's children are allowed-ages 12+ preferred.

Job Qualifications/Requirements:
1. Minimum of HS or GED-additional education is preferred
2. One year experience working with youth is recommended
3. Must relate to youth on a fair, firm and consistent basis
4. Possess a valid driver's license with clean driving record
5. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
6. Must be 21 or older
7. Must subscribe to the agency's mission statement, organizational values and organizational beliefs.
8. Must be able to physically engage in activities with youth
9. Must pass all background checks
10. Must be able to pass physical & TB tests
Website: www.fwbfm.com


Coyote Hill Banner

Position Title:  

House Parent Couple

Facility Name:  

Coyote Hill Christian Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Harrisburg, MO

Contact Person:  

Bill Atherton  

Contact Phone #:  

573.874.0179

Contact E-Mail:  

atherton@coyotehill.org

Position Salary:  

$40,500 per couple

Job Description:  

Paid housing, utilities, and cell phone reimbursement. $1,000 longevity bonus at three years and $3,000 bonus at five years.
Additional benefits include: 403(b) contribution plan with a 5% match, dental/vision/supplemental coverage offered at a group rate.
Generous vacation time includes two weeks of vacation, 3 personal days annually, weekly date nights, and monthly 4-day blocks of time off.
Coyote Hill is a hybrid between traditional foster care and residential care in that the children live in families comprised of a married Home Parent couple. The vision of Coyote Hill is to allow the children in our care to experience a fully functional family with all the supports of a residential agency which provides professional services.
Coyote Hill views the Home Parent position as a domestic mission and expects home parents to have a missionary mindset. There are currently 4 homes (5th home close to completion) on 200 acres in Harrisburg, Missouri. Each home can house up to 8 foster children (ages 3 to 18) and are co-ed with four boy and four girl beds. Over 80% of our population are sibling groups.
Each home has a large Home Parent apartment-3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen, and storage space. Your home is provided with a monthly budget to purchase food/items, a recreational budget for activities, and use of two ministry vehicles. We consider parents with children and/or who have a pet.

Home Parent couples must have an ability to relate in a caring and feeling way, to establish and maintain helping relationships with youth, to learn and utilize new parenting techniques that support trauma informed care methods. Home Parents must be a supportive team member in the care of the children, have a good driving record, minimum 21 years old, and pass background checks.
Website: www.coyotehill.org


Position Title:  

House Parent

Facility Name:  

EL RANCHITO DE LOS NINOS

Facility Location:  

Los Lunas, NM

Contact Person:  

Amy Kindrick  

Contact Phone #:  

505.565.4470

Contact E-Mail:  

akindrick@elranchitonm.org

Position Salary:  

$25000

Job Description:  

El Ranchito de los Niños is located in the beautiful high desert country of central New Mexico, yet only 25 miles south of Albuquerque

The mission of El Ranchito de los Niños is to keep siblings together and families connected when it is no longer possible for them to live together. Set on a small farm, animals are integrated into our program. We work to achieve three goals for each child: That there is a God who created and loves them, that they have worth, and to give them the gift of the most powerful education possible.

While El Ranchito de los Niños is licensed for 16 children from 0 to 18 years, our focus is on children under 13 years. The average length of stay is 4 years. We maintain a staff to child ratio of 6 to 1. Duties include all aspects of raising children in an engaged, loving, caring manner. These duties include meal preparation, transporting to activities in agency vehicles, maintaining a home and general care of indoor and outdoor animals--all with the help of the children. Training is provided.

We hope to receive applications from singles or married couples. Applicants must possess a desire to make a difference in the lives of children that is strong enough to carry them through the issues surrounding children who have experienced abuse and neglect. The provided housing makes it impossible to offer the position to couples with children. Training is provided.

Salary: $25,000.00/person plus room and board, medical/dental insurance, and paid vacation. Must be able to pass driving and criminal background check, and drug screen. Our website is www.elranchitonm.org. Send resumes to akindrick@elranchitonm.org


Homes of Hope for Children

Position Title:  

House Parent 

Facility Name:  

Homes of Hope for Children    

Facility Location:  

Purvis, MS   

Contact Person:  

Melissa Litke     

Contact Phone #:  

(769) 456-7021

Contact E-Mail:  

rmlitke@hohfc.org    

Position Salary:  

$36,000-$40,000 

Job Description:  

Current Openings: Full-Time Relief House Parent Couple, Beginning in June 2019.

We are looking for married Christian couples who are called to meet the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of the Children God sends to us.  We serve boys and girls who need a home because of circumstances outside of their control not because of anything they have done wrong.  At Homes of Hope for Children we know that house parenting is a rewarding career opportunity to make a difference in the lives of hurting boys and girls.  The housing that is provided on campus is second to none for direct care staff.  We would strongly encourage you to take a look at our website and click on 'Our Program/Campus Layout and Tour' link to review pictures of our homes.

We provide each of our house parent couples, both primary and relief a private 1,600 sq. ft. apartment on campus with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, as well as a kitchen and laundry room which also includes appliances. Our house parents work 21 days on and 9 days off. These positions require high energy, a sense of humor, flexibility, ability to deescalate and excellent organizational skills to meet the demands of a large family. Benefits include health insurance, dental/vision insurance, company matching into retirement account, free housing, food, utilities, cable & internet access in cottage, a business cell phone, relocation assistance and a family atmosphere.  The base salary for these positions starts at $36,000-$40,000 per couple.  Please contact via email, Melissa Litke at rmlitke@hohfc.org for more information. 
Website: www.hohfc.org


The Refuge

Position Title:  

HOUSE MOM

Facility Name:  

The Refuge for DMST

Facility Location:  

Austin-Bastrop, Texas

Contact Person:  

Bryce Farmer  

Contact Phone #:  

512.806.0555

Contact E-Mail:  

b.farmer@therefugedmst.org

Job Description:  

HOUSE MOM
The role of the House Mom is to act as a parent, advocate, life skills teacher, and role model for the youth of The Refuge for DMST™. She is responsible for ensuring safety at all times through close supervision and high interaction with youth and for implementing agency policies, procedures, and philosophy.   
Responsibilities:

  • Provides a safe, structured and nurturing learning environment for youth.
  • Provides constant supervision for youth on the Ranch, during recreational activities and outings.
  • Provides one-on-one supervision to youth when safety concerns are noted.
  • Ensures individual service plan goals, objectives, and strategies are implemented on a daily basis.
  • Be responsible for timely and accurate communication within program (e.g. incident reports, verbal reports, shift documentation).
  • Advocates for youth by working closely with school personnel, therapist, physician, psychiatrist, and other key professionals to ensure youth’s needs are being met.
  • Distributes psychotropic medication to youth as needed, documenting in the Medication Administration Record (MAR).
  • Be a positive role model for youth and co-workers while promoting a positive work environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to live on campus at The Refuge Ranch for the duration of the assigned shift.
  • Thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures of The Refuge for DMST and DFPS Minimum Standards for Residential Treatment Centers.
  • Demonstrated competence and consistent implementation of the core components of our treatment program

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor’s degree in human services field, preferred.
  • At least 1 year experience working with adolescents and families and/or at-risk youth, preferably in a residential treatment setting.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license,

TO APPLY: please send resume and cover letter to info@therefugedmst.org


Website: www.therefugeaustin.org


Blue Bonnet Banner

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch

Facility Location:  

Yoakum, TX

Contact Person:  

Kim Reeves  

Contact Phone #:  

361.293.3546

Contact E-Mail:  

hr@bluebonnetyouthranch.org

Position Salary:  

 40k - 50k per couple plus generous benefits

Job Description:  

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch is a home for dependent, abused, and neglected
children, located in Yoakum, Texas. BYR consists of three cottages, each with a
set of house parents, that provide a stable and loving home for the children.
BYR is looking for married, Christian couples to be house parents.

House parents are professional caregivers responsible for providing residents with
consistent structure, guidance, and nurturing in the home on a live-in basis.
Abiding by approved policies and procedures, they collaborate with other staff
members to problem solve and implement the facility's structured childcare
program. Work 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with 1 week off every month.

Looking for energetic people, good role models, and desire to help children. Couples with no young children of their own are preferred.
Website: www.bluebonnetyouthranch.org


Oklahoma Baptist  Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Boys Ranch Town

Facility Location:  

Edmond, OK

Contact Person:  

Brent Thackerson  

Contact Phone #:  

405.341.3606

Contact E-Mail:  

brent.thackerson@obhc.org

Position Salary:  

$46,000.00 plus benefits

Job Description:  

Boys Ranch Town, in Edmond Oklahoma, of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, seeks energetic fun-loving married Christian couple to serve as Houseparents. "The mission of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children is to demonstrate God's love by providing hope through empowering children and their families to follow Christ."
This is a live-in, full-time salaried position which includes housing, a compensation package which includes health insurance, life insurance, health reimbursement account, retirement and much more.
Pass OSBI background check, including driving record.
High school diploma
Must be at least 21 years old
Teachable and participates in OJT
Duties of Houseparents:
1. Provide an Appropriate Christian Spiritual Environment.
2. Provide Appropriate and Biblical Emotional Support, Stability, and Care to the Boys.
3. Provide Appropriate Training and Resources to Meet Physical Needs of the Boys.
4. Provide and Promote an Educational Environment and Opportunities.
5. Provide the Child with Social Activities and Training.
6. Demonstrates Christ-like Interpersonal Skills.
7. Development and Implementation of the Plan of Care for each boy.
8. Responsible for Reporting to Proper Authority with Christ-Like Submission.
9. Demonstrate a positive team-building attitude. Co-ordinated with Associate Houseparents who care for boys while Houseparents are off-duty.
10. Honor God's Provision by Keeping OBHC Property, Equipment, and Vehicles Clean and Well-Maintained.
11. Honor God by Keeping the Cottage Attractive, Clean and Well-maintained, presentable for any donor visits.
12. Honor God by Keeping the Campus Attractive, Clean, and Well-Maintained.
13. Dress appropriately for activity at hand, and for setting an example for teen aged boys.
14. Practice standard safety measures, including use of seatbelts, for example.
15. Support and participate in campus donor activities, when requested and appropriate.
Website: https://www.obhc.org/boys-ranch-town


Wolf Creek Academy

Position Title:  

House Parent

Facility Name:  

Wolf Creek Academy

Facility Location:   

Asheville, North Carolina

Contact Person:  

Vince Brown 

Contact Phone #:  

931 237 4868

Contact E-Mail:  

vince@wolfcreekacademy.org

Job Description:  

Wolf Creek Academy is a Christian therapeutic boarding school located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
Applicants must be 23 years of age or older, with a minimum education level of a high school diploma or GED. Applicants should be professional, TEAM oriented and level headed in order to provide a safe, stable and healing homelike environment for students.

The house parenting position is a key part of Wolf Creek Academy's therapeutic care in promoting a student's positive spiritual, social, educational, emotional and physical development.

Wolf Creek Academy is seeking a married couple with the willingness, patience and enthusiasm to work with teens from the ages of 13 to 17 years.
The ideal married couple is calm, nurturing, open-minded, non-judgmental and highly organized. This couple should also be capable of utilizing a Christ-like approach to provide wisdom, boundaries and structure.

Please submit your cover letter as well as resume to the following:
Rev. Vince Brown
Program Director
vince@wolfcreekacademy.org

Check us out online at www.wolfcreekacademy.org


Turberville Banner

Position Title:  

House parent

Facility Name:  

Turbeville Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Turbeville, SC

Contact Person:  

Mike Dillard  

Contact Phone #:  

843.659.2880

Contact E-Mail:  

mdillard@fchfs.org

Job Description:  

Turbeville Children's Home is presently in need of a married couple to work with teen boys.  Houseparents are responsible to provide daily nurturing and care of each child: teaching the children life skills and being a Christian role model. This is promoted by building a relationship with the children and serving the best interest of each child and of the dorm group. The following describes the typical successful Houseparent:  high-energy, organizational and time-management skills, flexible to changing needs and situations, team-member attitude, dedicated to work with children of a diverse population and needs. Houseparents work a two week on and one week off schedule.
MISSION: Our mission is to provide a Christian home for children. We are committed to serving the needs of children and to providing services and opportunities that will enhance the total well-being of every child - mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. The selection or employment of people that share our mission and vision is crucial.
QUALIFICATIONS: 
* High school diploma or GED
* 21 years old or older
* Valid SC driver's license (driving record will be checked)
* Pass background checks, drug screen and fingerprinting
* Medical screening including a Tb test
BENEFITS:
* Annual salary is based on experience
* Medical, dental and vision plans
* 403(b) retirement plan

TYPICAL HOUSEPARENT DUTIES:
*  Supervision of chores and laundry; home cleanliness, neatness and organization is a daily process.
*  Exercises the responsibility to help the children with social, emotional, spiritual and educational goals.
*  Weekly life skills training and character development are taught for developmental growth and to prepare the teenagers for independence.
*  Meet the physical and material needs of each child in their care, such as administering prescriptions, appointment transportation needs, purchasing clothing, 
*  Correction/discipline of children is the responsibility of the Houseparent, following the TCH discipline plan.
*  Documentation includes weekly Houseparent Reports per child, discipline and incident reports as needed.

  Website: http://www.falconchildrenshome.com/turbe


Texas Pythian Home

Position Title:  

Direct Care Staff

Facility Name:  

Texas Pythian Home, Inc.

Facility Location:  

Weatherford, Texas

Contact Person:  

Lisa Watson  

Contact Phone #:  

817-594-4465

Contact E-Mail:  

lwatson@pythianhome.org

Job Description:  

 Texas Pythian Home, Inc., a Christian based residential child care program in Texas with a rich history of over 100 years of serving children from families in need has an opening for a full-time, live-in, married couple. The position entails taking children to appointments, administering medications and paperwork involved with taking care of children. The Direct Care Staff are involved in the physical, spiritual, emotional and educational development of children ranging in age from 2-17. Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license, a high school diploma or GED and experience working with children. Good work ethic, attention to details, the ability to work in a team setting and complete paperwork in a timely manner. Benefits include housing, medical, dental and life insurance, a retirement plan and paid vacation. Due to the limited space in our staff living quarters, we are unable to accommodate families with more than 2 (same sex) children.

If you would like to make a difference in the lives of children, please contact us. Requires a face to face interview.

Website: www.pythianhome.org


CSF Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Community Service Foundation

Facility Location:  

531 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA

Contact Person:  

Pam Thompson  

Contact Phone #:  

267-718-0287

Contact E-Mail:  

pamthompson@csfbuxmont.org

Job Description:  

 Live expense free, with paid living expenses, benefits and regular time off, in one of our four beautiful suburban homes in lovely neighborhoods.
Receive a full-time salary for one houseparent and a part-time salary for another, who can hold another job.
Receive extensive, ongoing training and support to develop your skills in working with youth.
Houseparents enjoy a network of support. You will be part of a team, including counseling and school staff, that utilizes a holistic restorative practices philosophy. Using talking circles and other informal techniques, restorative practices engage youth to help them make positive changes they need to succeed. This approach allows us to build rapport among teens and staff and address wrongdoing, when it occurs, as an opportunity for learning and growth.

Many houseparents have a background or interest in counseling, education, social work, juvenile probation, teaching and faith communities. There is no degree requirement, but you must be at least 21 and possess a clear criminal check, child abuse clearance and a current driver's license.

Please call 267-718-0287 if interested. EOE
Website:  www.csfbuxmont.org


CYDC Banner

Position Title:  

House Parent/s

Facility Name:  

Carolina Youth Development Center

Facility Location:  

5055 Lackawanna Blvd, North Charleston SC

Contact Person:  

Hayley Hardee  

Contact Phone #:  

843-329-9332

Contact E-Mail:  

hayley.hardee@cydc.org

Job Description:  

Assist the Director of Independent Living in the daily operations of the program. This position requires supervision of full and part time direct care staff. The House Parent/s empowers and supports staff to effectively accomplish their duties on a daily basis. The House Parent/s works in a structured, homelike environment and is responsible for providing emotional, physical, intellectual and psychological support to residents ages 18-21. The House Parent will ensure that all youth served in the program are actively working towards goals and developing necessary life skills.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures follow-through of scheduled program services. Initiates and supervises timely, thorough and objective documentation completed by staff. Ensures that staff follow policies and procedures and adhere to licensing standards. Other duties include but are not limited to:
• Monitoring time sheets and staff work shift schedules
• Coordinating program supplies (housekeeping, food, clothing, etc.)
• Coordinating client appointments
• Completing program reports and paperwork
• Ensuring housekeeping and maintenance of the program
• Case management
• Facilitating staff acquisition of training required for program success.
• Position is a live-in position and will work 7 days on and 7 off
Education and Specific Training: Bachelor's degree in psychology, counseling, social work or a related human services field preferred. Bilingual candidates preferred but not required.
Experience Level: 3 years, some supervisory experience preferred.


Providence Home

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

The Family Emergency Teen Shelter, Inc.

Facility Location:  

Southport, NC

Contact Person:  

Warren Mortley  

Contact Phone #:  

910.457.0440

Contact E-Mail:  

providencehome@bizec.rr.com

Position Salary:  

$21,000 per person (Competitive)

Job Description:  

Providence Home is a six-bed, non-therapeutic emergency shelter located in historic Southport, NC. We are seeking a married couple who will function as Residential Child Care Workers (House Parents) providing care, guidance, and support for youth ages, 10-17. Previous youth care experience is preferred; high school diploma or GED required. Applicants must have a valid Driver's License and an excellent driving record, be able to pass criminal background checks, and be able to work 7 days on and 7 days off schedule. Applicants may not have children or pets on premise.

House Parents are responsible for 24 hour care and supervision of residents. Duties include preparing meals, transporting residents to approved activities, ensuring the home is compliant with state licensing requirements, perform light maintenance in the home, maintain upkeep of the grounds, and maintain accurate records.

Website: www.providencehomenc.com
Email your resume to the above email address.


Hutton Settlement

Position Title:  

Relief Houseparent Couple

Facility Name:  

Hutton Settlement

Facility Location:  

Spokane, WA

Contact Person:  

Jessica Laughery  

Contact Phone #:  

509-838-2789

Contact E-Mail:  

jessicalaughery@huttonsettlement.org

Position Salary:  

$60,000.00 - $60,576.00/year (Combined Couple Salary) 

Job Description:  

Schedule: Full-time (8 days on, 3 days off)

Responsibilities:
HEALTH & WELLNESS
• Responsible for the development of resonant relationships with each assigned child,
exercising major responsibility for the development of earned security and socialemotional
growth through attachment-based parenting methods. Counsels children to
alleviate and address personal and family difficulties.
• Participates in Circle of Security parent consultations and related development practices
for personal awareness and growth
• Promotes a sense of belonging for children in care through active participation in campus
and community engagement activities.
FAMILY MANAGEMENT
• Assists with the planning and implementation of weekly menu plan.
• Implements housekeeping program as defined by the primary houseparents, with the
assistance of age appropriate children for the development of a healthy work ethic and
responsibility. Maintains standards of cottage cleanliness daily.
• Promotes sense of community contribution with children in care through assistance with
maintaining the exterior grounds around the cottage and within determined areas of
responsibility on campus.

FAMILY MANAGEMENT
• Assists with the planning and implementation of weekly menu plan.
• Implements housekeeping program as defined by the primary houseparents, with the
assistance of age appropriate children for the development of a healthy work ethic and
responsibility. Maintains standards of cottage cleanliness daily.
• Promotes sense of community contribution with children in care through assistance with
maintaining the exterior grounds around the cottage and within determined areas of
responsibility on campus.
• Serves as a member of the houseparent team to assist with cottage decision-making and
promote clear, consistent communication.
• Maintains healthy, supportive relationships and connections with children's family and
professional staff.
• Participates in staff conferences, in-service training programs, case meetings of children,
and unit meetings as directed.
• Additional duties as determined by supervisor.

For more details on position specifics, the minimum qualifications and the application process, please visit huttonsettlement.org/contact/careers.
Website: huttonsettlement.org


Nancy K Perry Banner

Position Title:  

House Parents (Couple)

Facility Name:  

Nancy K. Perry Children's Shelter

Facility Location:  

Lexington, South Carolina

Contact Person:  

Ryan Taylor  

Contact Phone #:  

803.359.8595

Contact E-Mail:  

rtaylor@nkp4kids.org

Position Salary:  

60,000

Job Description:  

 GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: Houseparents model a healthy family as they care for the residents residing at Nancy K. Perry Children's Shelter (NKPCS). They provide a loving, safe, therapeutic environment that encourages each resident to grow socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically. Within a structured home environment, they ensure a holistic approach to nurturing each child.

Benefits: Couples earn at least $60,000 annually, Total compensation package includes a rent-free apartment, meals and utilities, Relocation assistance (negotiable), Excellent benefits package: Major medical, dental and vision, Life insurance and voluntary life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, with company match up to 5 percent, Paid time off, Access to 2 mini-vans and a mini-bus

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED, plus at least 3 years experience of working with children or teens. At least twenty-five years of age. Must pass a background check. Able to become First Aid and CPR qualified.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Model upstanding morals, ethics, attitudes and conduct.
• Provide unconditional love, acceptance, respect, trust, honesty and procedural justice in the treatment for each child.
• Available to the child for mentoring at all times and coordinate guidance with the Treatment Plan of NKPCS.
• Demonstrate correction and leadership in following the policy/procedures and behavioral program of NKPCS.
• Participate in the activities of each child: school, sports, music, etc.
• Work closely with NKPCS Child Care staff on any significant experiences, attitudes or emotional problems of the child.
• Provide formal and informal opportunities for play and recreational time.
• Plan and serve meals and provide for the family to eat together.
• Provide a structured environment to accommodate the educational needs of each child.
• Teach the child the Independent Living Skills appropriate for his/her age.
• Ensure compliance with medications management
• Manages program schedules (Menu, recreational activities, etc.) and mentor and volunteer schedules.
• Complete the required documentation for each child including, progress notes, critical incidents, weekly updates, etc.
• House dads assist the facility manager three days a week
Website: www.nkp4kids.org


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