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Hillside Haven

Position Title: House Parents
Facility Name: Hillside Haven
Facility Location: Ellensburg, WA
Contact Person:  Ana Warner  
Contact E-Mail:  anatcwarner@gmail.com
Salary: Starting at $62,400.00 (based on 4 residents)

Job Description:

Seeking a responsible, caring, married couple to become our Primary House Parents. Located in Ellensburg, Washington (2 hours east of Seattle and home to Central Washington University). This home was specifically designed and created to promote independent living for young men with developmental disabilities. Our care philosophy emphasizes encouragement and positive reinforcement with respect for each resident. House Parents are responsible for overseeing the residents’ established daily routines while caring for the residents in the home.

House Parents work directly with residents in their homes providing personal care, cooking, transportation, behavior support, and assistance with maintaining the home. They reside in the newly remodeled home with the residents. The House Parents are licensed employees of Washington and provide care for the residents. The position is on-duty for 3 weeks and off-duty for one week each month.

Starting wage equates to approximately up to $62,400.00 per year (tax-exempt) per couple with 4 residents in the home. In addition, housing, transportation and food is provided. PTO is accrued at a rate of 1 hour for 40 hours worked. The property, building, and vehicle, are non-smoking and pet free. Schedule is 3 weeks on and 1 week off residing in and supporting the home. Duty-free time off each weekday is approximately 5-6 hours when residents are in the greater community.

Must meet the training requirements to become a Washington State Individual Care Provider (IP). Each houseparent will complete 75 hours of paid training trough the state as well as on-site training. Employment contingent upon the results of Washington State background check and acceptable references. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Experience working with developmentally disable. You would need to be physically and mentally capable of performing the duties detailed in the resident’s care plans, which include individual personal hygiene, meal planning, cooking (mostly Paleo), light housework and light yard maintenance.
Website: https://hillside-haven.com/

Meraki Youth Homes

Position Title: House Parents
Facility Name: Meraki Youth Homes
Facility Location: Mesa, AZ
Contact Person:  Jenna Bowman   
Contact Phone #:  480-737-6721
Contact E-Mail:  jennabowman@merakiyouthhomes.com
Salary: $45,000-$60,000 per couple, including free housing/live in costs

Job Description:

Meraki Youth Homes is looking for passionate individuals who are enthusiastic about working with teenage girls in foster care. This position requires patience, compassion and a mission mindset. We are looking for a minimum of a one year commitment to provide continuity and consistency for the girls. The house parent's private quarters consist of an attached beautiful and spacious private two story apartment style suite. You do not have to move out on your time off! Our home supports 10 girls at a time between the ages of 12-18, and has multiple support staff who assist each day with daily activities and youth support. MYH actively participates in service projects, as well as many outdoor activities. 

Responsibilities include: keeping the house clean and tour ready, cooking meals, yard work, light admin, medication management, being an emotional support, and most importantly, creating a family environment showing love and teaching life skills. 

Salary varies DOE and selected time off plans. Bonuses and benefits offered. Free housing, utilities, internet, commute expenses, groceries, gym membership, entertainment budget, paid vacation, and more.

*Minimum of high school diploma or GED
*Ability to pass a criminal background check
*Ability to get a fingerprint clearance card
*Ability to pass a drug test
*Current valid driver's license

Still creek Ranch

Position Title: Married Houseparent Couple
Facility Name: Still Creek Ranch
Facility Location: Bryan, TX 77808
Contact Person:  James Inmon  
Contact Phone #:  903-654-9235
Contact E-Mail:  j.inmon@stillcreekranch.org
Salary: $40,000 per couple, 55% of basic health plan paid

Job Description:

Still Creek Ranch Houseparents

Experience & Education:
-Related field experience in social work, youth ministry, teaching, etc. is preferred.
-Bachelors degree preferred.

-Small families and some pets are allowed/encouraged.
-Must be strong in the Christian faith and able to affirm our statement of faith.
-Must have a strong marriage relationship and be equally yoked in parenting ideas and in practice.

-Direct care of up to 8 boys or girls.
-Use TBRI principles, and other trainings to help children from crisis situations to life as a new creation.
-Be creative in ways to reach and build relationships with children aged 10-14.
-Manage household budget well.
-Work with Resident Program Director, Counselors, Teachers, and other staffing to create home and educational care plans and individual intervention plans for each resident in houseparent care.
-Maintain home, immediate adjoining property, house vehicle, and assist with other ranch projects as needed.
Website: www.stillcreekranch.org

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Position Title: Residential Direct Care Staff
Facility Name: BASCA, inc
Facility Location: Orange Park, Florida
Contact Person:  Tara Jones  
Contact Phone #:  904.541.1742
Contact E-Mail:  tarajones@bascainc.org
Salary: 30,000

Job Description:

BASCA's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Northeast Florida.

We are currently seeking an experienced Residential Direct Care Staff couple to work a 7 day on - 7 day off shift in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. Sleeping overnight in the house while on duty is required. Pay is $9.50 per hour, with automatic overtime of 16 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, vacation time, comfortable sleeping quarters while on duty, and meals and vehicle use while on duty.


Applicants must have at least one year of experience in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or childcare setting or at least one year working with persons with a developmental disability. - OR -Successfully completed college, vocational, or technical training equal to 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or 720 classroom hours in special education, mental health, counseling, guidance, social work, or health and rehabilitative services can substitute for the required experience.
High School diploma or equivalent
A valid driver's license with an excellent driving record
Pass state and local background screenings and drug test
complete free APD pre-hire training online (we will provide instructions)
Duties include:
- Supervising/teaching daily living skills, providing family support and supervision.
- Coordinating and providing transportation to medical appointments, community activities, church, etc.
- Dispensing medications. Maintaining accurate inventories and record keeping.
- Maintaining accurate daily/weekly/monthly records.
- General facility supervision; including shopping, meal planning and preparation, general housekeeping.

**Please note: Residential Staff are not permitted to have their children at the BASCA home while on duty.

Please submit resume and cover letter.
Website:   www.bascainc.org

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Position Title: House Parent Couple
Facility Name: Baptist Children's Home Family Services
Facility Location: Carmi,IL
Contact Person:  Tim Vester  
Contact Phone #:  618.384.6179
Contact E-Mail:  tim.vester@bchfs.com
Salary: Mid $50k per couple

Job Description:

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Christian Houseparent Couples Needed in Carmi, IL! – Christian agency seeks a MARRIED COUPLE to provide Christian guidance and supervision to troubled adolescents in a group home. This position would require the couple to live 7-days a week in the cottage with the residents, followed by 7-days off. Applicants must be 21+ and have an HS diploma/GED. This is a Full-Time position with benefits.

Houseparents use biblical values in modeling a healthy family as they care for the children in their cottage. They manage the home to create a therapeutic environment. They work towards the goals established when each child is accepted at BCHFS. Within a structured environment, they ensure a holistic approach to nurturing each child.
To apply or for more information, visit www.bchfs.com/employment
Website: https://bchfs.com/residential-care/

Chestnut mountain

Position Title: Houseparents and Program Assistant
Facility Name: Chestnut Mountain Ranch
Facility Location: Morgantown, WV
Contact Person:  Bradley Clodfelter 
Contact Phone #: 304.241.1709
Contact E-Mail:  bradley@chestnutmountainranch.org
Salary: Salary plus housing and food

Job Description:

Chestnut Mountain Ranch
Is God calling you to be a part of His work in Morgantown, WV?

Chestnut Mountain Ranch is a Christ-centered ministry offering a home and school for young men in need of hope.

Our aim is to restore that hope by providing a structured, loving community.
Because we believe that anyone in Christ is a new creation, we desire to serve.

Will you partner with us?

To find out about Houseparent and Program Assistant positions, visit our website at CMRWV.org and go to the employment section. We are looking to fill these positions by Spring 2021.

Impacting lives one day at a time — We are looking for a passionate and committed couple married for at least 3 years who are looking to make a positive impact in the lives of young men. Houseparent couples work with a great team of like-minded, goal-oriented people. As a Houseparent, you will supervise and meet the daily needs of up to 7 boys in your care, provide a stable and safe environment, and model a healthy Christian family relationship.

Program Assistant
Impacting lives one day at a time — We are looking for a passionate, energetic, and committed person who is looking to make a positive impact in the lives of young men. Program Assistants must be 21 years of age. Program Assistants work alongside a houseparent couple helping to manage the home and provide recreational activities. As a Program Assistant, you will be a positive and healthy role model for the boys in your care. Program Assistants also work in the school and assist the P.E. teacher.
Website: CMRWV.org

Position Title:House Parents
Facility Name: A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay, Inc.
Facility Location: Brandon, Florida
Contact Person:  Erin Booker
Contact Phone #:  Please use email for communication
Contact E-Mail:  ebooker@akidsplacetb.org
Salary: $54,000.00/yr. per couple. In addition, a $400/month per couple Housing Allowance is provided.

Job Description:

A Kid's Place provides residential services to children of all ages who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.  Our primary focus is to keep sibling groups together in a safe, stable, home-like environment until more permanent placement can be provided. 

We are currently recruiting for single and/or couple House Parents. The House Parent will live in the residence with the children and will provide youth with a strong parental role model while implementing a professional family-style program that emphasizes skill acquisition, personal development, and a safe and secure environment in which to grow and learn.  The House Parent will be involved in teaching social skills, self-help skills, academic skills, and independent living skills. 

House Parents working schedule is 7 days onsite/7 days off.


  • Provide direct supervision of up to 12 children in a home along with direct care staff on A Kid's Place campus.
  • Provide teaching, education and support to children to ensure stability and opportunities for growth, including life skills and assistance with homework.
  • Provide behavior modification and interventions for children who may require it and who may display behavioral issues.
  • Complete all documentation as required to include staffing notes and daily logs.
  • Assist with coordinating activities for children within the facility.  This will include transportation, supervision and participation.
  •  Provide transportation and supervision as needed for children to appointments within the community.
  • Assist in maintaining and caring for houses of A Kid's Place, this includes cleaning and preparing meals.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Previous House Parent experience preferred.
  • One year experience within social services and direct care of child welfare preferred.
  • Appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, professionals and children.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to document appropriately for tracking and reporting purposes.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to pass a DCF background screening.

For more information about us visit www.akidsplacetb.org
For consideration, please submit a resume, to Human Resources by e-mail: ebooker@akidsplacetb.org ; or by fax to 813-381-3840
A Kids Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  M/V/D/F encouraged to apply
Please note: Due to the limited space in the living quarters available to our House Parents while they are working on-site, we are unable to accommodate children of House Parents on our premises, nor are we able to house dogs or cats weighing over 15 pounds.

Position Title: House Parent
Facility Name: Mercy's Door
Facility Location: Dalton, Georgia
Contact Person:  Paula Malone
Contact Phone #:  423.298.5631
Contact E-Mail:  paulamalone@mercysdoor.net
Salary: 21,600.00-30,000.00

Job Description:

Mercy's Door is looking for a house parent or house parent couple who would be willing to join our team in Dalton, Georgia to help care for children from the ages of 12-21 in a family type setting.

The primary responsibility of a House Parent is to oversee the operation, labor, and management of the home, and maintain a daily log on each resident.

Living expenses including food, housing, and transportation will be paid.

If this interests you, don't hesitate to call!

Website:  www.mercysdoor.net

Position Title: Direct Care Staff
Facility Name: Texas Pythian Home, Inc.
Facility Location: 1825 East Bankhead Dr., Weatherford, TX 76086
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 medication, 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 3-17. 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 an accurate and 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) childern.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of children, please contact Lisa Watson, Administrator, at 817-594-4465. Requires a face to face interview at our location. Visit our website at www. pythianhome.org.

Position Title: Houseparent
Facility Name: Church of God Children's Home
Facility Location: 3485 Orphanage Circle Concord, NC 28027
Contact Person:  Dale Cannon
Contact Phone #:  704-788-1164
Contact E-Mail:  cogch77@gmail.com
Salary: $24,000 per year

Job Description:

 Specific Duties of the Houseparent:
A. For the Child
• Provide a safe and comfortable environment for child to live in, with a separate bed and place for his/her possessions.
• Provide the child’s basic physical and emotional needs.
• Provide for school attendance, monitor progress, note special needs and accomplishments and attend parent/teacher conferences and planning meetings.
• Provide appropriate clothing for child.
• Provide recreational, spiritual, and enrichment activities that will promote the healthy development of the child.
• Help maintain his/her cultural identity and ethnic background.
• Maintain a Lifebook for the child of his/her time in care, developmental milestones, photographs, report cards.
• Provide transportation to and from medical and dental appointments, parent visitations, counseling sessions, and any other transportation needs.
• Attend medical and dental needs, providing routine medical and dental care as required by the Division of Social Services; monitor and administer any and all medications as prescribed.
• Help child through the separation, grieving, and adjustment process that accompanies removal from their birth family including participation in child’s counseling program.
• Provide consistent and realistic discipline and guidance that is age-appropriate and does not involve corporal punishment.
• Seek support from Case Manager on any unusual or difficult behaviors.

B. For the Agency
• Notify the Case Manager of any major concerns that would warrant a critical incident report.
• Keep the COGCH informed of problems and progress of children in care including results of doctor visits, reactions to visitations with birth family.
• Complete Pre-service training program before direct care work
• Be available for meetings with agency workers.
• Receive permission from agency prior to transporting child out of state.
• Obtain at least 24 hours of annual agency approved resource parent training.
• Participate in case review when requested and make court appearances when required.
• Cooperate with agency workers to implement plan for family reunification or permanent placement.
• Comply with DSS and agency policies and procedures as outlined.

C. Support and Supervision
• The Houseparent works in cooperation with the child’s Case Manager and will receive support from them in relation to the specific child for which the worker is responsible.
• The Houseparent reports directly to the Houseparent Supervisor as it relates to the
Website:  cogch.org

Position Title: Cottage Parent
Facility Name: West Texas Boys Ranch
Facility Location: San Angelo, Texas
Contact Person:  Wade Kirkwood
Contact Phone #:  325-949-1936
Contact E-Mail:  wkirkwood@wtbr.org
Salary: $25,000

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY- As a married couple and a primary care provider, establish and maintain a healthy family environment with boys in need. Demonstrate commitment, acceptance, friendship, affection and respect for children, consistent with the mission and goals of West Texas Boys Ranch. Willing to commit to the spirit and practice of the mission and goals of WTBR as expressed through the boy care program. Stable, loving marital relationship; mature, responsible role model; desire and ability to make long-term commitment to caring for boys in need, capable of establishing and maintaining rapport and understanding relationships with both boys and adults.
• Establish and maintain a safe, healthy, structured, nurturing family environment for residents.
• Consult, plan and administer care for each boy and maintain records according to licensing standards and Ranch procedures.
• In the position of a role model, initiate teachings with the boys in care, which encourage independent thinking skills, willingness to trust, and the ability to rebound from mistakes.
• Help boys to distinguish the difference between appropriate and inappropriate thought, feelings and behaviors.
• Develop and maintain active positive relations with community resources, schools, churches and general public.
• Provide essential daily living services 24 hours per day, seven days a week, including holidays.
• Assist in transportation of boys to and from appointments and events.
• Provide or obtain tutoring or redemption as appropriate for each boy as indicated by WTBR administration, caseworker, educational or consultative personnel.
• Maintain appropriate contact, involvement with each boy’s school, work and extra activities, which the boys wish to become involved.
• Nurture the spiritual growth of each boy and provide for the regular participation of each boy in the church life of his family or the WTBR choice.
• Provide support to the Learning Center, Ranch Manager and Administration.
• Other tasks, essential to the operation of the WTBR, as may be assigned
• Management of cottage:
• Maintain financial records and turn in weekly cottage report
• Maintain communication logs on each boy in order to maintain communication with cottage parent staff, casework staff and therapist.
• Maintain a clothing inventory for each boy.

WORKING CONDITIONS-Requires ten days on. five days off Schedule
Job Type: Full-time

Website: www.wtbr.org

Arkansas Baptist Ranch

Position Title: Campus Foster Parents
Facility Name: Arkansas Baptist Ranch
Facility Location: Harrison, Ark.
Contact Person:  Brandy Urioste
Contact Phone #:  (870) 741-5784
Contact E-Mail:   burioste@arkansasfamilies.org

Job Description:

Located in the Ozark mountains and offering more than 400 acres of stunning views and a true ranch life experience, the Arkansas Baptist Ranch is a peaceful setting where foster parents are provided housing and support that promotes the successful care of children. In the home, parents are given the autonomy and flexibility to create a schedule and structure that works best for the unique needs of their family. In addition to the housing, utilities, and board stipend provided, foster parents have the opportunity to contribute to campus life with an on-campus job or advance their careers through jobs in the community. Campus foster parents typically care for four to five foster children with a priority of keeping brothers and sisters together. We are looking for a couple who shares our vision to impact children with the Gospel through the genuine experience of family and the Christian community.

For additional information, go to https://arkansasfamilies.org/employment or contact Brandy Urioste, Ranch Director, at burioste@arkansasfamilies.org or (870) 741-5784.

High Plains Children's Home

Position Title: Houseparent Couples
Facility Name: High Plains Children's Home
Facility Location: 11461 S. Western St., Amarillo, Texas, 79118
Contact Person:  Lecia Moody
Contact Phone #:  806-670-9168
Contact E-Mail: leciam@hpch.org
Salary: $40-$45 based on education and experience

Job Description:

Houseparents are responsible for the daily care and needs of up to 8 children in a Christian setting. We have 2 boy's Cottages and 2 girl's cottages and 1 shelter for both boys and girls. Our children attend local public schools and are considered to be basic and moderate care children. Houseparents must be a married couple, at least 21 years old, have a driver's license, be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check. Houseparents must have a GED or high school diploma and enjoy working with. children. Houseparents at High Plains Children's Home are tenured professionals who have a desire to make a difference in the lives of children. This position includes health insurance, an optional optometry insurance, commissary priv. an optional retirement plan, housing and utilities.
Website:  https://www.hpch.org/

Denver Children's Home

Position Title: Discovery Group Home House Parent (Live-In)
Facility Name: Denver Children's Home
Facility Location: 1501 Albion St. Denver, CO 80220
Contact Person:  Audra Feierstain 
Contact Phone #:  303.399.4890
Contact E-Mail:  hr@denverchildrenshome.org
Salary: $45,000 - $48,000 annually.

Job Description:

House Parent at Discovery Home

Do you want to be a stable and consistent presence in the lives of youth and young adults?  Do you like to be active and create programming that enhances the lives of traumatized individuals?  If these things describe you, we need your support at Discovery Home.

Program Overview 
Discovery Home, located in a beautiful neighborhood close to downtown Denver, provides housing to youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Discovery Home at Denver Children's Home is a group home that functions like a family and works with up to 6 youth at any given time.  The program houses teenagers (both male and female) between the ages of 12-20 years of age that have experienced trauma and have behavioral health needs. The House Parent will encourage increasing individual independence, focus on education or vocational training, choice, and community integration for each client. Services are provided in the most inclusive, least restrictive, community-based fashion, while meeting the individual's needs and helping them work towards their goals. The goal for our youth and young adults is to work towards emancipation, returning home, or establishing stable housing.  

House Parent Overview 

 Discovery Home is seeking a full-time live-in House Parent. The House Parent/s will supervise and act as a role model for up to 6 youth/young adults that live in the home. The group home parent will create and ensure that a physically and emotionally safe environment is provided for the youth.  Room and board as well as access to the Group Home car is included in this position, however the employee is expected to have an off-site alternative dwelling available to him or her outside the Discovery Home residence when the employee is not on duty or is ill. 
As a House Parent, you will work closely with each resident, teaching basic living skills, assisting with homework, and overseeing chores and meal preparation. You will also be an active participant in community outings, leisure activities and other recreational activities daily.   
The House Parent/s will supervise and act as a positive role model for residents. Due to the unique nature of the position, Denver Children’s Home will consider a married couple for this position. 

Salary and Benefits  
 Denver Children's Home offers a competitive salary depending on your experience and education level.  The salary range for this position is between 45,000-48,000 per year.  In addition to your salary, full time employees are eligible for a very generous benefits package. Benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental and vision insurance plans as well as a 403(b) plan. We offer many opportunities for continued professional development and tuition assistance. 

Please visit our website at https://www.denverchildrenshome.org/employment to apply.

Position Title: Direct Care Shift Supervisor
Facility Name: Whetstone Boys Ranch
Facility Location: 6850 CR 2660 Mountain View, MO 65548
Contact Person:  Boone Harding
Contact Phone #:  417.204.2567
Contact E-Mail:  bharding@whetstoneboysranch.com
Salary: Dependent on Experience

Job Description:

If you are interested in this position, please email me. I can send you a more complete job description and benefits. I must keep it brief for this site.
Responsibilities and Duties
·         Create and maintain a positive and structured environment.
·         Write the End of Shift (EOS) report.
·         Ensure any medications have been properly administered.
·         Lead with energy. This requires focus, intentionality, and the willingness to “join in” and be an integral part of the program.
·         Uphold Whetstone’s policies and procedures.
·         Ensure meals are prepared correctly and on time.
·         Work 45 hours/week, with the majority of that being direct care.
During your shift, you will supervise the boys during free time, mealtimes, on and off-campus activities, and bed prep. You are responsible for ensuring the Whetstone program is being followed. This will include training your staff, holding the residents accountable through the giving of consequences and supervising consequence work time, following the schedule, and creating an environment geared toward growth, personal responsibility, and respect.
Qualifications and Skills
The ideal candidate for SS is a godly man with strong leadership skills. He might be middle aged or older, have grown children of his own, or worked with teen-age children for some time in another similar setting. He should have a passion for working with struggling boys and have the capacity to weather the storms that angry, rebellious, hurting, and disrespectful teenage boys can create. He must be able and willing to serve as an authority for these boys, and as a mentor. He must love Christ and demonstrate this commitment in his daily walk of life.
He should possess most, if not all, of the following skills:
·         Leadership and the ability to give feedback and train others
·         Communication skills with other adults and with children
·         Ability to authoritatively “hold the line” with patience and grace
·         Understanding of trauma in children, and the importance of steadiness for a child in their chaotic times
Salary and Benefits
·         $35k-$45k depending on experience.
·         $3,000 annual medical insurance stipend .
·         15 paid vacation days, 8 paid holidays, 4 paid personal days, 6 paid sick days.
·         More are listed in the full job description.
Website: www.whetstoneboysranch.com

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