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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.


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:  

$45,000.00 

Job Description:  

Current Openings: Primary House Parent Couple, Immediate Opening & 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 is $45,000.00 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


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


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


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


CTH Banner

Position Title:  

Teaching Parent Couple

Facility Name:  

Community Teaching Homes

Facility Location:  

Toledo Ohio

Contact Person:  

Nancy Harvey  

Contact Phone #:  

419.868.1178

Contact E-Mail:  

nharvey@cthohio.org

Job Description:  

Seeking Teaching Parents who would like the ability own their own home, make their own financial decisions and facilitate lifelong learning with at risk female youth that the teaching parents deem appropriate for their homes population. Community Teaching Homes, Inc. has a beautifully licensed home available in a lovely community located just outside Toledo, Ohio. This community has an excellent school system and supportive community. Current teaching parents of this home are retiring after 48 wonderful years impacting the lives of the female population placed in the home. Applicants must be self-starting and motivated to succeed, capable of independent decision making, and ability to be a team player.

Established in 2002, Community Teaching Homes, Inc. (CTH) is a not for-profit 501c (3) organization with the mission to provide counseling and therapeutic family style community based care with the conviction that all children have great intrinsic worth and are capable of positive change. Being part of the CTH team means joining a family that is passionate about improving the lives of the youth in our state and providing a safe environment for them to learn and grow. The teaching parents, directors and employees at CTH are committed, hardworking and dedicated to providing the best care for our youth. CTH prides itself in the longevity of the current teaching parents, each have been in the field and around the teaching family model for over 17 years. The Douglass, Harvey, Stuber and Wolfe homes have an astounding 118 years combined of experience utilizing the teaching family model and as teaching parents! For more information on our teaching parents check out our website www.cthohio.org.

The couple we are looking to join our agency will be required to provide the following:

  • Care and supervision for all youth placed in your home
  • A Positive Role Model and Positive Environment
  • Home Management and Quality Conformance in accordance to various regulatory bodies
  • Teach Independent Living Skills
  • Administration and Documentation of Medication, Medical Appointments and Other Appointments
  • Facilitate Treatment Team Contacts For Each Youth
  • Accountable for home and program 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Implement family teaching treatment programs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Good physical and mental heath
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working with emotional disturbed and delinquent youth in a community based or residential setting or a Bachelor's degree with course work related to working with children and families or Licensed to bill for Medicaid services
  • Able to meet all licensing requirements for all CTH regulatory bodies
  • Able to submit 3 professional reference letters
  • Able to pass a background check, drug screen, TB test and physical.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior Teaching Family certification, training or program implementation

Please feel free to search our website for more information about us and to meet some of our other current teaching parents, go to www.cthohio.org
If anything you have read thus far sounds like a position for you, please send feel free to contact Nancy Harvey – Executive Director or in her absence Nicole Bolduc – Placement Director at (419) 868-1178.

Please send your resumes to hr@cthohio.org for immediate consideration.

 Nationwide Applicants Will Be Considered!

Thank you for taking the time to review our agency and we hope to hear from you soon!


Hill Country Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Hill Country Youth Ranch

Facility Location:  

Ingram, Texas

Contact Person:  

Amanda Chipman  

Contact Phone #:  

830.367.6111

Contact E-Mail:  

contact@youth-ranch.org

Position Salary:  

2350.00/month

Job Description:  

At HCYR our purpose is to heal the lives of abused and orphaned children. We are looking for live- in house parents to provide structure, love and guidance to the children we serve. Must be 21 years or older.
Website: youth-ranch.org


Sunridge Ranch Banner

Position Title:  

Respite Houseparent Couple

Facility Name:  

Sunridge Ranch

Facility Location:  

Ellensburg WA

Contact Person:  

Sandy Spezialy  

Contact Phone #:  

206-920-5715

Contact E-Mail:  

contact@thetrelliscenter.com

Position Salary:  

$57,600 per couple

Job Description:  

Sunridge Ranch is seeking a responsible, caring married couple to become our Respite Houseparent's. Sunridge Ranch, located in Ellensburg, which is two hours east from Seattle, was specifically designed and created to promote independent living for four young men with developmental disabilities.

The care philosophy of Sunridge Ranch emphasizes encouragement and positive reinforcement with respect for each resident. Our respite houseparent's are responsible for overseeing the residents established daily routines while caring for the home while at each home. We strive to integrate daily opportunities that a typical person might experience into a unifying whole, so that life is truly as rich and fulfilling as possible.

Position Salary starting at: $57,600 per couple, which includes bi-annual salary increases along with a comprehensive benefit package. Separate private housing is included.

Work Schedule: Three weeks on and one week off supporting three ( 3 )model homes.. Will also earn PTO at a rate of 7 days per year. Clients you are caring for attend an offsite support program (The Trellis Center) M-F year round.

Qualifications:
• Must meet the training requirements to become a Washington State Individual Care Provider (IP). Each houseparent will complete 75 hrs. of paid training to meet the requirements. Employment shall be contingent upon the results of a Washington State background check. Must have a valid Driver's License.
• A high school diploma or equivalent; experience working with developmentally disabled individuals preferred.
• Caregivers need to be physically and mentally capable performing residents care plan which includes individual personal hygiene, meal planning, cooking, light housework and light yard maintenance.
• Must be reliable, flexible and have the ability to work in a team environment.

If you are interested in this position please email a cover letter along with a current resume to mail@thesunridgeranch.com

To learn more about the Sunridge model visit:
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Edgewood Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent couples

Facility Name:  

Edgewood Children's Ranch

Facility Location:  

Orlando, Florida

Contact Person:  

Lynn Hotalen  

Contact Phone #:  

407-341-0635

Contact E-Mail:  

lynn@edgewoodranch.com

Job Description:  

Edgewood Children's Ranch, a peaceful, Christ-centered home and school for at-risk children in Central Florida, is looking for houseparent couples for next school year beginning in July, with immediate hire possible for training. Do you have a relationship with Jesus Christ, a ministry lifestyle, and a passion for children with the desire to help them become whole and successful? We work with the whole family, teaching biblical principles for relationships, healing and life. Find out why Edgewood Ranch has an excellent reputation in the community, a longer retention of staff members, and a loving and safe environment for our staff families.
Website: www.edgewoodranch.com


Vera Lloyd Banner

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services Inc

Facility Location:  

745 Old Warren Rd Monticello AR 71655 

Contact Person:  

Nathaniel Burton       

Contact Phone #:  

870-367-9035

Contact E-Mail:  

nathanielburton@veralloyd.org

Job Description:  

For over 100 years Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Home and Family Services has served the needs of children on its beautiful south Arkansas campus. If you are an energetic person with a passion for providing life-changing intervention for children and youth, come join our team.
Job Summary:
The House Parent Couple provides direct supervision and care to a home for eight youth on a beautiful campus located in southeast Arkansas. House Parents have the responsibilities of traditional parents in meeting the physical, emotional and social needs of the youth in their care. Vera Lloyd uses a trauma informed therapeutic model of care, which provides effective support and treatment for at-risk children. House Parents maintain fiscal management for youth and home expenses.  They are active members of the treatment team to ensure individualized service plans for each youth are met.  House Parents are also responsible for the cleanliness and the upkeep of their homes and apartments.
Qualifications:

  1. Couples should be legally married for two or more years and are permitted to have up to three dependent children.
  2. A high school diploma or GED is required; a bachelor's degree in social work or a related field and house parent experience are preferred.
  3. Be persons of moral integrity and character.
  4. Be persons with a high degree of cultural competence to work with a diverse population
  5. Possess an attitude of empowerment with a strength-based focus of service

Salary and Benefits:
We offer a completive salary and benefits includes housing - private apartment, utilities, food, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, relocation assistance, incentive program, education bonuses and annual leave.
Application Process:
Applications may be obtained at 745 Old Warren Road; Monticello AR or via the web at www.veralloyd.org – Or submit a letter of interest and resumes for both husband and wife to: nathanielburton@veralloyd.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Florence Crittenton

Position Title:  

HOUSEPARENTS

Facility Name:  

Florence Crittenton Home

Facility Location:  

Little Rock, AR

Contact Person:  

Debbie Stripling  

Contact Phone #:  

501-663-3129

Contact E-Mail:  

stripling@fwbfm.com

Position Salary:  

salary

Job Description:  

Free Will Baptist Family Ministries' Florence Crittenton Home is a not for-profit 501 c (3) organization. The Florence Crittenton Home provides both Emergency Shelter and Long-term Residential services for at risk youth ages 13-17.
Seeking a Christian Married Couple to serve as Houseparent's in Little Rock, AR. The position of houseparent shall manage residents and cottages, functioning as a family style home while building relationships with each resident to show they are safe, secure and loved. Shall uphold codes of ethics for profession and for ministry and shall regard all information (resident, personnel, financial or business) as confidential.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
1. Possess a minimum of a high school education or GED. Additional education is preferred.
2. One (1) 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, i.e. recreation, therapeutic crisis management, etc.
9. Must meet status as insurability by agency's insurance policy carrier.
10. Must pass State/Federal fingerprint background checks, child maltreatment, and drug testing.
Please send resume to stripling@fwbfm.com and complete application at www.fwbfm.com


Place of hope

Position Title:  

Cottage Parents

Facility Name:  

Place of Hope

Facility Location:  

Palm Beach Gardens

Contact Person:  

Human Resources   

Contact Phone #:  

5617757195

Contact E-Mail:  

employment@placeofhope.com

Job Description:  

PRIMARY COTTAGE PARENTS

Responsibilities
The responsibility of the Primary Cottage Parents is to establish and maintain positive relationships with and ensure the best possible care for children placed in their care at all times. The position involves the combined efforts of a strong married couple in providing for the total care, teaching, nurturing, training, guiding and supervision of a specific assigned group of dependent, neglected and abused children. The couple must have a secure and healthy marriage with a distinct desire/vision to love and care for hurting children. Each couple will be responsible for six (6) children and youth (long and short term) as residents in an on-campus home.

Requirements

  • Must maintain confidentiality of children/youth and program information at all times.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment with others and independently.
  • Must possess the ability to make responsible, sound recommendations and decisions under direction and in time of emergency.

Website: http://www.PlaceofHope.com/careers


Georgia Sheriffs Banner

Position Title:  

House-Parent (live in position)

Facility Name:  

Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes Inc.

Facility Location:  

Chatsworth, Dalton, Hahira, LaGrange, Nunez GA

Contact Person:  

Nikita Jordan  

Contact Phone #:  

706-259-8581

Contact E-Mail:  

cherokee@georgiasheriffs.org

Position Salary:  

Annual $38, 520 per couple + room & board, group health, retirement

Job Description:  

We are seeking couples who want to make a difference in a child's life. As a houseparent, you and your spouse will be the "front line" people of our organization. Houseparent's have the general responsibility of nurturing the children in their cottage in a manner similar to which they would nurture their own natural children. Therefore, houseparents will have a vested interest in every aspect of the lives of the children in their cottage and would be expected to have a certain degree of responsibility to every phase of those children's lives at Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. You will work in professional positions to provide a nurturing family style setting for up to 10 children. We have five campuses located throughout the state:

This is a live-in position for the full time staff. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Direct supervision of residents
•Medical/dental appointments and documentation
•Prepare daily meals
•Distribute medication as prescribed
•Transportation to events (appointments, sports, activities, etc.)
•Maintaining daily chores.
•Maintain a clean living environment (cottage, vehicles, yard, etc.)
•Administrative (weekly and monthly reports)
•Chaperone group-sponsored trips and social functions.
•Communicate with other staff to resolve problems with individual
residents.
•Determine the need for cottage & vehicle maintenance and repair, and
notify appropriate personnel.
•Direct and participate in on- and off-campus recreational activities for
residents.
•Enforce rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of
your cottage.
•Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.
•Observe residents to detect and report unusual behavior.

Job Requirements:
* Applicants must have at least a High school diploma or equivalent
* Applicants must hold a Regular driving license
* A criminal background check will be required on applicants

Job Salary & Benefits:
* Normal working days: weekdays and weekends
* 168 hours per week
* The hours for this role are Full-time, Permanent
* Leave benefits include Paid holidays, Vacation/paid time off and Sick
* Retirement benefits include 401K
* Insurance benefits include Dental, Health, Life, Disability and Vision
* Miscellaneous benefits include Room & Board
Website: www.georgiasheriffsyouth.org


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