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Founded in 1895, the mission of Palmer Home for Children is to reflect the hope and love of Christ providing a stable, long-term Christ-centered home for children who lack an adequate family structure.
A competitive salary, housing, food, health insurance (Day 1), retirement and other benefits are provided.
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HouseParent & Residential Care Jobs
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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