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Bethany Children's Home

Bethany Children's Home

Since 1863, Bethany Children’s Home has been committed to providing brighter futures for children and families. Bethany offers a $5,000 sign-on bonus, on- and off-campus housing, and a Monday through Friday work week to houseparent couples.

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New Song Mission

New Song Mission

New Song is an emerging Christ-centered community campus for at-risk kids located on 100 beautiful acres in the scenic hills of Brown County in southern Indiana. We are currently seeking full-time, missionary houseparent couples to provide at-risk children and youth with compassionate, nurturing care, through the love of Christ Jesus.

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Baptist Children's Home

Immediate need for a couple without children to provide care for children at IL Baptist Children's Home and Family Services in Carmi IL. The couple would work between two boys' cottages providing relief for the primary houseparent couples. They would work 4 days per week living 2 days in each cottage. An apartment is available for their days off. This is a full-time job with benefits.

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HouseParent & Residential Care Jobs

Looking for a position as a houseparent or residential care worker? I currently have facilities from all over the country, looking for Couples, Singles and Administrators. I have expanded listings to include INTERNATIONAL facilities..

Current listings as of 10/20/2016 (97)

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THE HOUSEPARENT NETWORK BLOG - In the blog I share resources, my experiences and thoughts about houseparenting and residential care. It is set up with an RSS feed so you can link to it with a reader or from your homepage if it is RSS capable.

HOUSEPARENT COMMUNITY - The Houseparent Community provides a place to ask questions, share stories or discuss pretty much anything you wish. Start your own houseparent blog or share photos of your facility, cottage or anything you wish as long as its appropriate.

"MEMBERS ONLY" The "Members Only" Section is where you can view exclusive "Members Only" content. It includes the complete Facility Directory with over 1250 listings to residential facilities, many of which advertise positions on their site.  Job Listings sorted by State, and a section for posting your resume. 

FACILITY DIRECTORY - Listings of Residential Facilities.  There is a much larger Directory in the "Members Only" Section.

STATE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES - These agencies should be able to answer the questions you might have about a specific State. They should also be able to give you information on starting a facility or becoming Foster Parents.

FORUM ARCHIVE - I put the best posts from all the previous Houseparent Network Forums, in this fully indexed and searchable ARCHIVE

LINKS TO RESOURCES - Links to Child Care Organizations, Juvenile Justice Organizations and Sites, other Facility Directories, and Training Resources.

HOUSEPARENT ARTICLES - I have over 30 articles for houseparents and other residential care workers on various topics to include: Salaries, Behaviors of the Children, Other Houseparents, Tips, etc. 

STORIES - A place for you to share funny stories that have happened to you as a Houseparent or read about what has happened to others.

BOOKSTORE - View and Purchase books and other resources related to life as a houseparent and residential care workers.

TRAINING RESOURCES - Links to training programs and organizations

INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES - Information about drugs, alcohol abuse, problem behaviors, pop culture, etc.

HOUSEPARENT/RESIDENTIAL CARE FACTS - Houseparent facts, types of facilities, definitions, surveys.

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