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NewSong Banner

Position Title:  

New Song Houseparents 

Facility Name:  

New Song Mission 

Facility Location:  

Brown County, Indiana

Contact Person:  

Director, Bob Schloss 

Contact Phone #:  

(812) 343-6763 

Contact E-Mail:  

RSchloss@NewSongMission.org 

Position Salary:  

Includes housing, utilities, health and dental insurance benefits, and an annual salary commensurate with experience and education. (Please contact us for more details.)

Job Description:  

New Song Mission is an emerging children's home campus for at-risk children in Indiana, located on 100 acres in the beautiful hills of Brown County. New Song is a nurturing, educational campus community where children live and receive love, guidance, and academic instruction in a family-like, Christian environment, to the glory of God. New Song is a 501 (c)(3) ministry and receives no court placements and no government funds, as we are completely supported through the generosity of charitable donations. New Song is seeking married husband and wife couples with missionary hearts to be full-time houseparents. The main responsibility of houseparents is to provide care, nurturing, and structure for up to eight children, with the goal of helping the kids feel loved and be fully equipped to fulfill God's wonderful purpose for their lives. Houseparents will also serve the ministry in secondary capacities as needed. Please contact us directly for more information at Info@NewSongMission.org, and visit www.NewSongMission.org/Houseparent to learn more.

South Texas Childrens Home

Position Title:  

Childcare Couple

Facility Name:  

South Texas Childrens Home Ministries

Facility Location:  

Beeville, Texas 

Contact Person:  

Greg Huskey

Contact Phone #:  

(361)375-2101

Contact E-Mail:  

ghuskey@stchm.org

Position Salary:  

$50,000.00 per couple

Job Description:  

Do you and your spouse have a heart for ministry and a love for children? We have immediate openings for full time married couples on our beautiful campus located in the heart of South Texas ranchland. We serve both girls and boys ages pre-school through High School graduation. Your responsibility would be to provide care for up to eight children in a home. Our staff and students attend local Baptist churches. We offer housing, competitive salary, and health/dental and retirement benefits.

Please visit our web site at: www.stchm.org


Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama

Position Title:  

Live-in Houseparents  

Facility Name:  

Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama   

Facility Location:  

Four locations throughout Alabama 

Contact Person:  

Chris Cline  

Contact Phone #:  

334-213-2071

Contact E-Mail:  

info@boysandgirlsranches.org   

Position Salary:  

Generous benefits package includes housing, medical, dental, vision plan, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave.

Job Description:  

Full-time, live-in houseparents are needed for Christian residential child care programs at the Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama. Married couples typically are hired as the primary houseparents in each house; couples and singles may work as relief workers. However, all of our houseparents live full-time at our locations where they are involved in the physical, spiritual, emotional and educational development of underprivileged/at-risk children ages 6-18. We are looking for employees who have a good work ethic, can work well in a team setting, and can complete paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.  Must have at minimum a High School diploma and a valid driver's license is required. Experience working with children and/or a degree in a related field is a plus. Generous benefits package includes housing, medical, dental, vision plan, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave. If you want to make a difference in the lives of Alabama's underprivileged children, please contact us.
Website: boysandgirlsranches.org


Compact Family Services

Position Title:  

SIBLING HOUSEPARENTS

Facility Name:  

Compact Family Services   

Facility Location:  

Hot Springs, Arkansas  

Contact Person:  

Rhonda Gant   

Contact Phone #:  

501-262-1660  

Contact E-Mail:  

rgant@compactfamilyservices.org 

Position Salary:  

$47,000 per couple

Job Description:  

SIBLING HOUSEPARENTS

We are hiring Houseparents for a sibling cottage! 

COMPACT takes pride in the ability to bring siblings together. Over the years we have seen hundreds of siblings reunited on our campus. Large sibling groups from broken homes are often separated and unable to see each other. Here at COMPACT, we have the ability to bring these groups together by putting them in a sibling cottage. We teach them how to love like a sibling and give them the opportunity to grow and heal together.

Join us as Houseparents for a group of siblings and help us reunite vulnerable children and family.

Applicants for the position of Sibling Houseparents for AG COMPACT Family Services, Hillcrest campus need to be a mature, compassionate husband and wife team with a heart for ministry and/or credentialed ministers. They provide supervision, structure and assistance in meeting abused/neglected children’s physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs while teaching them life skills. It is a wonderful opportunity to invest in the lives of children and youth. Serve foster children and youth in a group home on a beautiful, 55+ acre campus. 
Applicants must be at least 21 years old and have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are also required. 
 
Join our outstanding team of child care professionals in a licensed, progressive program built upon biblical values with natural and logical consequences. If you are a married couple or qualified single, live according to high moral standards, love children/youth and can lead by example, this may be the ministry for you.  
Must be willing to relocate to Hot Springs, Arkansas. 
Website:  COMPACTFAMILYSERVICES.ORG


The Ranches

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

The Ranches

Facility Location:  

Belen, NM 

Contact Person:  

Britney Hanchett  

Contact Phone #:  

1 (800) 660-0289

Contact E-Mail:  

HR@theranches.org

Position Salary:  

Depends on experience

Job Description:  

We are looking for married couples who are willing to relocate to our facilities in New Mexico. If you are not a married couple that is willing to relocate please do not apply.

• Maintain a cottage atmosphere of organization and planning in managing daily activities
• Provide an example of and teach residents basic skills such as room organization, cleaning, work-ethic, punctuality, recreational activities, manners, cooking, laundry and clothing care, time management, communication skills, relationship building, conflict resolution, financial management, etc.
• Provide breakfast each morning and three meals per day on weekends and days when the residents are not in school
• Assist with educational skills as needed
• Maintain a schedule for routine medications as needed
• Assist residents with minor illnesses or injuries
• Attend church activities with the residents and answer spiritual questions as they arise
• Transport residents to activities or appointments as assigned
• Supervise residents in the cottage, on campus, on activities away from the Ranch or in any situation involving the residents when RAs are on duty
• Supervise cottage projects and vo-tech projects
• Communicate concerns to Team Coordinators, Counselors and Administration as needed
• Maintain electronic reports daily when on duty
• Maintain minor repairs and upkeep in the cottage and staff quarters and on assigned vehicles and equipment
• Develop and maintain relationships with the family members of residents
• Coach residents in life skills, including self-care, hygiene, cleanliness, organization, communication, problem solving, etc.
• Utilize the level system and other defined methods to reinforce positive discipline and behavioral expectations
• Use common-sense coaching techniques to encourage residents in behavioral and relationship improvements
• Utilize communication skills designed to both hear and speak in ways that provide effective interactions with peers, staff, family members, visitors, etc.
• Willingness to protect client confidentiality
• Willingness to attend training and utilize training skills in working with residents
• Participate in formal resident assessments, and provide accurate and helpful information to the staff and family members about the resident's activities and interactions with others
• Provide hospitality to campus visitors as assigned
• Provide care and protection for assigned equipment
• Other duties as assigned
Website: www.theranches.org


A Kids Place Banner

Position Title:  

 House Parents    

Facility Name:  

 A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay, Inc.  

Facility Location:  

 Brandon, Florida  

Contact Person:  

 Anna Peters 

Contact Phone #:  

 please use email for communication 

Contact E-Mail:  

apeters@akidsplacetb.org

Position Salary:  

 $50,000.00/yr. per couple. In addition, a $400/month per couple Housing Allowance is provided.

Job Description:  

Welcome to the Sunshine State!

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.  Our House Parent(s) are involved in teaching social skills, self-help skills, and independent living skills. House Parents administer the day-to-day operations of a family residence including documentation and domestic responsibilities.


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


 Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year experience within social services and direct care of child welfare.
  • 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: apeters@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.


Cookson Hills Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent couple

Facility Name:  

Cookson Hills Christian Ministries

Facility Location:  

NE Oklahoma

Contact Person:  

Carol Reimer   

Contact Phone #:  

9185972192

Contact E-Mail:  

info@cooksonhills.org

Position Salary:  

Compensation package worth $50,000-$60,000 per couple

Job Description:  

Since 1957, Cookson Hills has provided quality Christian education and nurturing family-style living. We serve kids ages 5-17 who want to write a better story for their lives and have faced challenges with family life, school truancy, homelessness, poor peer relationships, or experienced abuse and neglect. Our staff of 48 and many volunteers come together to fulfill our vision; to raise up healthy individuals who are empowered to positively impact future generations.   


We are seeking full-time Christian houseparents willing to serve by partnering with families to give children love, education, and healing. The ideal houseparent candidates fill a surrogate parent role by providing for the daily needs of the child. Houseparents work alongside teachers, social workers, and other team members in a specialized therapeutic setting to ensure we are providing the holistic opportunity each child needs for a mature life.

Requirements:

    • Married Christian Couple
    • Teachable, team oriented, organized, and even-tempered
    • No more than four children

For a list of benefits, requirements, and FAQ, visit https://cooksonhills.org/houseparents

If you feel you may be a good fit for us, send your resume to info@cooksonhills.org.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Website:  www.cooksonhills.org


Baptist Childrens Home Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Baptist Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Indiana & Michigan

Contact Person:  

Linda Brooks

Contact Phone #:  

219-462-4111  

Contact E-Mail:  

lbrooks@baptistchildrenshome.org

Position Salary:  

Dependent on experience  

Job Description:  

We are looking for married Christian couples who are interested in making a difference in the lives of children. Our houseparents provide loving care for boys and girls ages 6-18. Baptist Children's Home provides the home and is licensed for up to eight clients per home. Houseparents supervise each child's personal care, positive emotional development, general health and safety, educational progress and work with other members of the child care team. Houseparents are responsible for carrying out the treatment plans established in quarterly reviews or individual care plans. This position requires a high school diploma or equivalency; associates or bachelor's degree preferred. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age. Employment opportunities in Indiana and Central Michigan. Please apply if you have a willing, missionary outlook. We are a Christian mission and not simply a child caring agency. Full health insurance, 401(k), vacation, and family atmosphere.
Website: www.baptistchildrenshome.org


Sunshine Acres Banner

Position Title:  

Relief Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Sunshine Acres Children's Home

Facility Location:  

3405 N. Higley Rd. Mesa, AZ. 85215

Contact Person:  

Lynne Bickerdyke  

Contact Phone #:  

480-832-2540

Contact E-Mail:  

lynne@sunshineacres.org

Job Description:  

Sunshine Acres Children's Home seeks hard-working, fun-loving, trainable and relational married couples to serve as relief house parents at our Mesa, Arizona campus. Our mission is to provide a loving, wholesome, Christian home for children who are separated from their parents. Only missionary-minded couples of high character who relate well with children ages 4-18 need apply. This live-in, full-time, salaried position includes housing, medical/dental insurance for you and your family, retirement benefits and salary. Interested couples should go online and fill out separate applications.

Position: Salary Range $48,000-$68,000 per couple based on experience.
Benefits: 

  • Housing, Utilities, Food
  • Profit Sharing
  • Health, Life, Dental

Qualifications

  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Desire to minister in a missionary environment
  • Good human relations skills
  • Ability to become CPR certified
  • Current valid Driver's license
  • Clean driving record
  • Qualify to get a fingerprint clearance card

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • On-Site Job position is to relieve the Houseparents
  • Enforce home guidelines for behavior and personal growth as set by Houseparents
  • Provide nurturing and comfort for the children
  • Housecleaning -- have home "tour ready" (see HP Daily Checklist)
  • Attend meals with the children and supervise kitchen clean-up when scheduled
  • Attend morning devotions with the children when scheduled
  • Attend Chapel services with the children
  • Attend client staffing (meetings) with Community Managers and parents
  • Train children in life skills, working with them and teaching by example
  • Supervise the children's play and know their locations at all times, especially on outings
    Work closely with House Parents and Community Managers when discipline measures are needed
  • Supervise homework, coordinate tutoring, and communicate with teachers, administrators and community managers concerning school work
  • Transport children to school functions, work and outside activities
  • Communicate with the Houseparents as to major issues or occurrences

Website: www.sunshineacres.org


Amarillo Children's Home

Position Title:  

Houseparent /Family Teacher   

Facility Name:  

Amarillo Children's Home 

Facility Location:  

3400 S. Bowie Amarillo, TX 79109     

Contact Person:  

Dianne Hill or John Emmitt  

Contact Phone #:  

(806) 351-8007 or main # (806) 352-5771  

Contact E-Mail:  

dhill@amarillochildrenshome.org  or jemmitt@amarillochildrenshome.org

Position Salary:  

$45,600 per couple ($22,800/person)

Job Description:  

Are you and your spouse passionate about helping children succeed? 

Amarillo Children's Home seeks a married couple to work as Family Teachers (house parents) for at-risk youth.  For 93 years, Amarillo Children's Home has helped children from backgrounds of abuse and neglect thrive in a family-oriented Christian setting. Our mission is to restore the identity of children that they may realize their great value and be a blessing to others.

Our Family Teachers serve as parents to a group of 6-8 children ages K-12. They take children to school and church, prepare meals, help with homework, take the family on vacation, and so much more. They're the ones who listen, who challenge and encourage children to become their best. They receive training and support from a caring administrative team who are available to help 24/7. 
We offer competitive salaries ($45,600/couple), training, and excellent benefits, including a private apartment with utilities, relocation assistance, a grocery allowance, medical insurance, generous paid time off and a 401k retirement plan. For more, visit http://www.myrootsandwings.org/careers.

Applicants must be 21 + years of age, married, fluent in English, possess a valid drivers' license and good driving record, pass drug and tuberculosis screenings, and pass thorough background checks. Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. College coursework in social work, psychology, education or related is preferred, as is experience working with youth. Family Teachers may have up to two of their own children and one pet living on campus with them. 

To apply, email resume and request an application from Dianne Hill or John Emmitt at the contact information above. Website:www.amarillochildrenshome.org

MCH Waco Banner

Position Title:  

Home Parent

Facility Name:  

Methodist Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Waco, Texas (Waco Campus) and Axtell, Texas (Boys Ranch) 

Contact Person:  

Amber Twyman

Contact Phone #:  

254-750-1218

Contact E-Mail:  

atwyman@mch.org

Job Description:  

Description: Home Parents must exhibit the intellectual and emotional maturity required to work with youth who have behavioral issues and difficulty connecting to others due to developmental delays, mental health needs and trauma. This position requires respect, a compassionate understanding and the ability to use a trust-based approach to balancing structure and nurture. Other responsibilities include developing relationships with each youth in care, learning to effectively use the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) model of care, teaching daily living skills, home management, transportation, medication administration and compliance with Methodist Children's Home policies and procedures.

Schedule: This is a 24-hour per day live-in position with a living space provided in the home. The typical schedule is 7 days on and 7 days off. Home Parents are on duty throughout the waking hours, but are provided with a sleeping period each day when all youth have retired for the night.

Requirements: High School diploma or GED, Valid Driver's License, a clean criminal history and a must be a married couple.

Benefits: MCH offers excellent benefits including, health, dental and vision, long term disability, short term disability, life insurance, 401K, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

Note:There is a NO pet policy.

Please apply at https://www.mch.org/being-a-homeparent/


Miracle Hill Childrens Home

Position Title:  

Youth Mentor(s)/House Parent(s)

Facility Name:  

Miracle Hill Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Pickens South Carolina

Contact Person:  

Brad Holland or Steven Hicks  

Contact Phone #:  

864-878-9987

Contact E-Mail:  

bholland@miraclehill.org or shicks@miraclehill.org

Position Salary:  

base 10.50 per hour- more based upon education/expierence

Job Description:  

Miracle Hill Ministries is a Christian organization in the upstate of South Carolina. Miracle Hill exists that homeless children and adults receive food and shelter with compassion, hear the Good News of Jesus Christ, and move toward healthy relationships and stability. Miracle Hill serves many different individuals and families in many locations.

Miracle Hill Children's Home in Pickens SC serves up to 46 youth in a beautiful rural setting on 150 acre campus with 5 cottages/houses. Typically cottages have 8-11 beds available for youth.

Summary / Purpose of Position: The Youth Mentor or Youth Mentor Couple (House Parent(s)) is responsible for the direct care of children under Miracle Hill's supervision. The Youth Mentor Couple works as a team and is expected to serve as advocate, authority, and role model for children/youth in care. Responsibilities include 24-hour house supervision and care for children/youth with rotating days off and/or shifts. Typically this is a 7 days on and 7 days off rotation and typically school hours off. Ages of children/youth in care may vary (primarily 6-21, under 6 may be served). While working assigned days, this is a live-in position within a group environment.

Qualifications:
• Education or equivalent experience: Bachelor's degree or other equivalent background and experience preferred, minimal High School Diploma, or GED required. Knowledge of the foster care system and group home experience is beneficial.
• Specialized training required: Pass training courses in CPR/First Aid, TCI, CARE curriculum and other trainings provided by Miracle Hill Ministries.
• License/Certification: Valid South Carolina driver's license with a clean record and a clean criminal background check.
• Be a follower(s) of the Lord Jesus Christ expressed through a personal profession of faith and Christian conduct.
• Agree without reservation with the Doctrinal Statement of the ministry.

Refer to www.miraclehill.org for more information and other employment opportunities.


Monument Academy

Position Title:  

Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Monument Academy

Facility Location:  

Washington, DC

Contact Person:  

Tasliym Lester   

Contact Phone #:  

202-545-3183

Contact E-Mail:  

careers@monumentacademydc.org

Position Salary:  

$50k-$60k; Couples. $25K-$30K; Singles 

Job Description:  

About Monument Academy

Working with the most at-risk adolescents and established on an innovative model integrating excellent academics with evidence-based, trauma-informed practices, Monument Academy is a weekday boarding school that opened in the 2015-2016 school year with a 5th grade class of 40 students and will have 160 students when we reach full enrollment through 8th grade in 2018/19. The school is currently authorized to expand to 8th grade and maintains the goal of growing through high school so that students will graduate from Monument Academy.
The mission of Monument Academy is to provide students, particularly those who have had or might have contact with the foster care system, with the requisite academic, social, emotional, and life skills to be successful in college, career, and community, and to create an outstanding school that attracts, supports, and retains exceptional and caring people. Monument Academy will fulfill its mission by providing stability, adult connection, high-quality academics, therapeutic support, and life skills for pre-teens and teens. Monument Academy graduates will be prepared for post-secondary education, on a career trajectory, and have the social, emotional, and self-care skills to maintain a healthy, connected, and economically self-supporting life.

About the Position

Work weeks are Sunday from 3:30 pm - Friday at 9:30 am. Weekday hours off from 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Mandatory All Staff meeting one Friday a month from 2:30-4:30 pm. Weekends off & 7 weeks of school holidays and all Federal holidays off, limited paperwork, little or no driving, housing, food, 95% of medical benefits paid.
Additional Benefits for Houseparents include:

  • Salary per couple PLUS housing, utilities, cleaning service, internet, food, parking, and a benefit plan where 95% of your coverage -- such as health, dental, vision, and retirement -- are paid for by the school
  • Very limited paperwork
  • Minimal to no driving
  • July 2018 start/move in date.

As a member of the Student Life Faculty, Houseparent couples preferred (or pairs) will play an integral role in shaping the lives of the students at Monument Academy.  Houseparents at Monument Academy work in pairs (either two individuals or a married couple) that reside on property in a family-style apartment and provide direct care to 8-12 single-gender students Sunday evening-Friday morning.  Houseparents have Friday late morning until Sunday afternoon off. They also have school holidays off. They are expected to participate fully in professional development days. Houseparents' living quarters are two private bedrooms with a private bath abutting the family space. The family space includes living room and dining/kitchen area shared with their students during the week.

Click on the following link to read more about the position, and to apply: Monument Academy Careers Page.  


Oconnell Youth Ranch

Position Title:  

House Parent w/ Apartment and Utilities

Facility Name:  

O'Connell Youth Ranch

Facility Location:  

Lawrence, Kansas

Contact Person:  

Andrea Juarez  

Contact Phone #:  

785-842-9356

Contact E-Mail:  

office.oyr@gmail.com

Position Salary:  

Up to $40,000/ Per Couple

Job Description:  

IMAGINE IF. . . YOU MADE A SALARY OF UP TO $40,000 PER COUPLE; YOU WERE PROVIDED WITH A THREE OR FOUR BEDROOM DUPLEX- RENT-FREE, IN A GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD WITH EXCELLENT SCHOOLS; YOU WERE PROVIDED WITH A UTILITIES ALLOWANCE; YOU HAD THE USE OF A COMPANY VEHICLE WHILE WORKING; YOU ARE ABLE TO WORK ALONGSIDE YOUR SPOUSE WHILE ALSO INCLUDING YOUR CHILDREN.

DO YOU WANT A GRATIFYING LIFESTYLE FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY WHERE YOUR INCOME DOESN'T HAVE TO BE SPENT ON MONTHLY ROOM AND BOARD EXPENSES? DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF TEENAGERS? THEN STOP IMAGINING AND GET STARTED WITH A REWARDING CAREER AT O'CONNELL YOUTH RANCH. THIS COULD BE THE BEST LIFESTYLE AND CAREER CHOICE YOU HAVE EVER MADE!

O'CONNELL YOUTH RANCH IS CURRENTLY HIRING COUPLES WITH OR WITHOUT CHILDREN TO PROVIDE TEACHING AND SUPPORT FOR TEENAGE YOUTH WHO LIVE SEPARATE, BUT ATTACHED HOUSE IN THE WONDERFUL LAWRENCE, KANSAS.

FAMILY TEACHERS NOT ONLY PROVIDE DIRECT SUPPORT BUT ALSO MANAGE HOME OPERATIONS AND SUPERVISE THEIR SUPPORT TEACHERS. TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION IN THE INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN FAMILY TEACHING MODEL PROVIDED.
Website:

www.oconnellyouthranch.com

MHS School

Position Title:  

 Full-Time Houseparents

Facility Name:  

 Milton Hershey School

Facility Location:  

 Hershey, PA

Contact Person:  

 Justin Lee

Contact Phone #:  

 717-520-2341

Contact E-Mail:  

 LeeE@mhs-pa.org

Position Salary:  

 Minimum of $71,238 per couple plus housing, utilities, and food.  

Job Description:

Ready to do fulfilling work with lasting impact? Milton Hershey School is hiring houseparents to help prepare our young people for future success. As houseparents, married couples live in and manage a home with eight to 12 students, ranging in age from pre-K through 12th grade. Every day, houseparents give 100 percent to our students, delivering the care, guidance, and support they need to unlock their full potential.

The couples oversee daily activities, including school preparation, after-school activities, meals, homework, chores, etc. They establish a structured and supportive home environment in which students can thrive. But it's the constant mentorship and role modeling our houseparents offer that forever shape students' lives, cultivate their character, and set them on a path to success.

In exchange for their hard work, houseparents receive generous benefits, including:

* Competitive pay
* Excellent medical/dental/prescription/vision insurances
* Use of state-of-the-art, athletic and recreational facilities
* Professional development opportunities
* Private apartment with utilities and food provided
* Relocation assistance
* Certified houseparent training program

Houseparenting at Milton Hershey School is more than a career—it's a way to inspire change. Discover how far your passion to care for others can go and experience the lifelong fulfillment it brings. To learn more and apply, visit our web site or contact Justin Lee directly at 717-520-2341 or LeeE@mhs-pa.org today.

Milton Hershey School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe our diversity strengthens and advances our mission to serve young people.


New Mexico CCH Banner

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

New Mexico Christian Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Portales, New Mexico

Contact Person:  

Allen Mann  

Contact Phone #:  

575-356-5372

Contact E-Mail:  

contact@nmcch.org

Position Salary:  

Competitive, based on experience

Job Description:  

The New Mexico Christian Children's Home is currently seeking married couples for House Parents in Training. NMCCH is a private, not-for-profit, Christian organization serving children in need since 1954 and is supported by the generous donations of churches and individuals. 
House Parents work a one week on/one week off schedule with 8-12 children (with their own children included in the count.)
Our House Parents in Training work alongside the current house parents and help out in other areas on campus until an opening becomes available in a cottage.  Until they are assigned to their own cottage, House Parents in Training work a traditional 40-45 hour work week.
Some benefits include:

  • Housing and utilities (both on and off duty)
  • Health and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan, with company match up to 5 percent
  • Free Internet
  • Access to our gym and fitness room

Requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Ability and desire to work and live with youth
  • Ability to pass a thorough background check and reference verification procedure in order to determine one's fitness to satisfactorily and safely care for youth
  • Must be married at least two years
  • Must be willing to be an active member at the Southside Church of Christ in Portales (This is the church home of NMCCH).

For inquiries, contact Allen Mann, Director of Public Relations at contact@nmcch.org or call 575-356-5372.  Please visit our website at http://nmcch.org for more information and to fill out our online application. 


FUMCH Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents/Residential Child Care Specialists (RCCS)   

Facility Name:  

Florida United Methodist Children's Home and Madison Youth Ranch

Facility Location:  

51 Children's Way, Enterprise, Florida 32725  and  Madison Youth Ranch, 1647 NE Captain Buie Road, Pinetta, FL   

Contact Phone #:  

386-668-4774

Contact E-Mail:  

jobs@fumch.org

Job Description:  

Established in 1908, The Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FUMCH) is a private, faith-based, nonprofit agency that provides a continuum of care to children, youth, and families throughout Florida with services including: infant care, early childhood care, residential, care, foster care and adoption services, transitional living for young adults, independent living services, career development, aftercare, emergency shelter/stabilization care, parenting classes, child care and infant day care center and education. Our main campus located in Enterprise, Florida sits on a picturesque 100 acres on the shores of Lake Monroe and is within 35 minutes of metropolitan Orlando and Daytona Beach. We also operate a North Campus; The Madison Youth Ranch, which is situated on 400 acres in a scenic, pastoral setting in Pinetta, Florida, located 25 minutes from Valdosta, GA and an hour from Tallahassee, FL.

We are currently recruiting for married couples with good moral character, who are strongly committed to making a significant contribution to young people to fill Houseparent/Residential Child Care Specialists (RCCS) positions for both locations. The primary role of the Houseparent/RSSC is to oversee the day-to-day care and supervision of the children assigned to their cottage. Our houseparents are responsible for monitoring all aspects of daily cottage life and is, in essence, the primary caring persons for the child/youth during his/her stay at FUMCH. Houseparents work 7 days on shift and 7 days off, and live in a comfortable cottage with the children in a family setting while on shift.
In addition to extensive training and support, FUMCH provides the following comprehensive salary and benefits package:

  • Salary Range starting: $27, 000 annually per employee depending upon skills and experience
  • Work schedule of 26 weeks on and 26 weeks off with 1 week of paid vacation
  • Paid life insurance (one times annual salary) and long term disability insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with matching contributions
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and other insurance available
  • Vehicle for agency use while on duty
  • Affordable housing with paid utilities based on availability
If you are interested in joining our team and making a difference in a Child's life please visit our website @www.fumch.org and submit your resume to jobs@fumch.org

Patrick Henry Banner

Position Title:  

Professional Teaching Parents

Facility Name:  

Patrick Henry Family Services

Facility Location:  

Brookneal, Virginia

Contact Person:  

Lola Smith  

Contact Phone #:  

434-376-2006

Contact E-Mail:  

lsmith@patrickhenry.org

Job Description:  

Work for a Greater Good!

Professional Houseparent and life-changer for children from hard spaces. This role is the critical link for our trauma/attachment-informed boys and girls homes, the one who relationally and experientially makes the biggest difference in the lives of residents who live at Patrick Henry Family Services. Here we recognize and honor our professional houseparents because of their significance to the treatment team. If you're the kind of person who loves being trained and equipped well, can see the heart of a child in need, pursue them relationally and professionally with grit even when they aren't loving you back, you're the kind of person we're looking for. We're looking for staff who feel God's call to parenting children with tough starts, and who love to contribute to making a great team and a vision become a reality. (Ask us sometime about Zero-cubed!) We are a distinctly faith-based organization who care for children from private placements rather than DSS. If you're the kind of "game-on" couple that is looking to advance mission and vision in this Christian organization, we'd welcome a call.

Starting salary is $52,000 to $60,000 per couple

To view full job description and/or apply, please click on the link below:

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/3104/Patrick-Henry-Family-Services-Inc


Arkansas Baptist Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Arkansas Baptist Home for Children

Facility Location:  

Monticello, Arkansas

Contact Person:  

Kelly Jones 

Contact Phone #:  

(870) 367-5358

Contact E-Mail:  

kjones@abchomes.org

Position Salary:  

$44,000 per couple

Job Description:  

 We are a Christian children's home seeking committed Christians who are dedicated and called to the ministry of caring for children. We have a small campus of six homes on 80 acres in rural southeast Arkansas, but the staff is big in its support of its houseparents.

Compensation includes salary, medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, free food, utilities, and off duty housing, and the knowledge that you are needed, formed meaningful relationships, and have truly made a difference.

Primary houseparents are on 10 days and off four; and our relief houseparents are on five days and off two. Houseparents are limited to two dependent children, but we do allow most pets. Our children have only mild to moderate behavioral issues, and after hours on call staff are available to assist with the more challenging situation.

Email me or give me a call, and let me tell you more.
Website: www.abchomes.org


PCHAS Banner

Position Title:  

Home Parents (Married Couples only)

Facility Name:  

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services

Facility Location:  

Itasca, Texas

Contact Person:  

Elisa R Lopez  

Contact Phone #:  

210-259-5989

Contact E-Mail:  

Employment@pchas.org

Position Salary:  

Commensurate with Ed/Exp with excellent full time benefits!

Job Description:  

 Home Parents (HP) provide nurturing and caring professional parenting interactions for 6-7 youth in care. Interactions and responses to youth are informed by knowledge of the complex issues faced by youth in care and by an understanding that youth need to be equipped to resolve their family issues and to prepare themselves for future success.

Apply: Texas.pchas.org/employment

Must be able to work a pre-determined rotation schedule of 2 weeks on duty and 1 week off
Must attend all staff meetings on Monday
Must be able to work extended days or hours when necessary
May be required to provide awake-night staffing in emergency situations
Must regularly be on call for the group home children when on duty
Work environment is high energy, high stress including the possibility of verbal and or physical aggression from youth in care
Moderate risk of exposure to infectious diseases
Must be able to see, hear and respond to youth in multiple settings

A minimum of a high school diploma is required, plus one or more years of experience in working with children or youth. A Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field from an accredited college or university is preferred. Individual must be at least 21 years of age.

Knowledge and Skills:
Must be well organized and self-motivated
Must be able to prioritize, meet timelines, complete assignments & projects in a timely manner
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Must have knowledge of computer programs such as Word, Outlook, Quicken, Excel
Must demonstrate the ability to work harmoniously with others as a member of a team
Must improve skills over time through training and professional development processes.


Christian Commitment
Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services is a religious organization and prefers to employ individuals who are Christians and who possess a Christian commitment, as well as concern, for children and families in need. Only by having and reflecting such Christian commitment can the Agency fulfill its mission: to provide “Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need.”

Apply: Pchas.org


New Mexico Baptist Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent Couple

Facility Name:  

New Mexico Baptist Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Portales, NM

Contact Person:  

Serenity Richard  

Contact Phone #:  

575-359-1254

Contact E-Mail:  

srichard@nmbch.com

Position Salary:  

See Description

Job Description:  

Since 1919 NMBCH has been bringing hope to the lives of children in New Mexico. Our Houseparents are on the front lines of this mission field and experience many challenges and difficult days as they labor to bring the gospel to hurting children and families. We are currently searching for husband and wife couples who feel a strong calling from the Lord to work with children. Prospective couples must have a kingdom focus and a gospel-centered life.

Our missionary couples live in provided housing and will be parenting up to 9 children. The schedule is 16 days on followed by 8 days off. Just like parents, our Houseparents carry a great amount of responsibility. This includes meeting needs such as cooking, teaching life skills, homework help, recreation, etc. In addition, Houseparents are to encourage spiritual growth and guidance by leading their household in daily devotions, prayer, active church membership and the demonstration of the gospel in their own lives.
Often, our children have never seen a godly marriage lived out before them. The Bible uses the example of marriage as a beautiful picture of Christ and his church. Therefore, before considering this position, a husband and wife should pray diligently and assess their marriage in light of the example they would set before our children. How do you handle frustrations, conflict and challenges? Children need to see their Houseparents work these things out in a God glorifying manner.

Successful missionaries will be flexible, organized, teachable and have a good sense of humor.

The children attend school during the day, which has allowed some of our Houseparents to pursue additional education or seminary training online.
Couples may have up to two of their own minor children.

Salaries begin at $40K per couple with additional benefits that include housing, utilities, food, insurance and 403(b) retirement contributions.  Our schedule is 16 days on followed by 8 days off. Some employees may be eligible for seminary tuition assistance.

When asked what would make someone a great houseparent, 6 year old “J” responded, "Someone who will build Legos with me." Because of this, Lego building experience is preferred but not required (he is willing to train).
Website: nmbch.com


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


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