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Family Emergency Teen Shelter

Position Title:  

House Parent

Facility Name:  

The Family Emergency Teen Shelter, Inc.

Facility Location:  

Southport, NC

Contact Person:  

Warren Mortley  

Contact Phone #:  

(910) 457-0440

Contact E-Mail:  

providencehome@bizec.rr.com

Position Salary:  

 $21,000 per Person (Competitive)

Job Description:  

Providence Home is a six-bed, non-therapeutic emergency shelter located in historic Southport, NC. We are seeking a married couple who will function as Residential Child Care Workers (House Parents) providing care, guidance, and support for youth ages, 10-17. Previous youth care experience is preferred; high school diploma or GED required. Applicants must have a valid Driver's License and an excellent driving record, be able to pass criminal background checks, and be able to work 7 days on and 7 days off schedule. Applicants may not have children or pets on premise.

House Parents are responsible for 24 hour care and supervision of residents. Duties include preparing meals, transporting residents to approved activities, ensuring the home is compliant with state licensing requirements, perform light maintenance in the home, maintain upkeep of the grounds, and maintain accurate records.

Website: www.providencehomenc.com
Email your resume to email address.


Goshen Valley Boys Ranch

Position Title:

Primary & Respite Houseparent Couples

Facility Name:

Goshen Valley Boys Ranch   

Facility Location:

387 Goshen Church Way, Waleska, GA 30184 

Contact Person:

Terra Cay 

Contact Phone #:

770-796-4618 x 25

Contact E-Mail:

tcay@goshenvalley.org  

Position Salary:

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package,  and off-duty housing.  Relocation assistance is also available. 

Job Description:

We are currently seeking mission-minded married couples for both a Primary & Respite Houseparent positions. Couples will work with a team of people who are charged with the emotional, educational, physical and spiritual nurturing of teenage boys ranging in age from 11-17. We are seeking couples to provide a family style setting for up to 8 boys in a home. The Primary Houseparent Couple works 3 weeks in the home and then enjoys 1 week of respite. The Respite Houseparent Couple is assigned to work with 2 homes on the ranch. They work 1 week in each home and have 2 weeks off. 

Founded in 2000, the ranch has served over 225 youth.  We are a faith-based, beautiful 160 - acre wooded ranch in Waleska, GA with 6 homes, housing up to 48 young men. We represent a quality environment for youth in foster care with a focus on spiritual growth, recreation, education and independent living skills development. 
Houseparent positions require a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. A Bachelors degree is preferred. 
Experience working with adolescents is a plus.
Must be able to obtain a valid GA drivers license

This is an opportunity to work alongside a team to honor God and provide love, nurture and guidance to hurting boys living in the foster care system.
It is our goal to provide peace and purpose in a home that feels like a family and not an institution. Therefore, we accept youth who are able to attend public school and function within a family-style environment. These youth are provided with the opportunity to earn age appropriate privileges leading to normalcy for youth and better long-term outcomes.

To learn more about Goshen Valley Boys Ranch please check out our website at www.goshenvalley.org


MBCH Banner

Position Title:  

Adult Residential Specialist Live In Married Couple

Facility Name:  

MBCH Children & Family Ministries

Facility Location:  

Brookline, MO

Contact Person:  

Susan Schiefelbein  

Contact Phone #:  

314-739-6811 x1222

Contact E-Mail:  

 susan.schiefelbein@mbch.org

Position Salary:  

$23,500-$29,500 annually per person, plus 10% retirement. Medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurances are part of our exceptional benefits package.

Job Description:  

MBCH Children and Family Ministries, a subsidiary of Missouri Baptist Children's Home, seeks a married couple with no dependent children to be a live-in Residential Specialist Couple making a difference in the lives of a small group of adults with developmental disabilities. Our clients live in a beautiful home and go to a job every day and you could have an amazing opportunity to develop rewarding relationships with them and really find joy in your employment as a Houseparent Couple. We have named this home The Branches, and it’s located in rural southwest Missouri in Brookline, which is 10 miles southwest of Springfield.

Live-in Residential Specialist Couples work alternating weeks (7 days on / 7 days off) providing direct care and teaching everyday life skills in a safe and loving environment while modeling Christian character and values. Houseparents live in home 26 weeks of the year, and live out of home, in their own residence the other 26 weeks. This employment opportunity can even work well for those who do not live in the immediate Springfield MO area since the commute is only once per week on Monday mornings.

Primary responsibilities include:
◾ Physical Needs – prepare meals, ensure good hygiene practices, provide opportunities for exercise & community activities, assist in medical appointments, administer medications
◾Therapeutic Living Environment – assist with development of Support Plans and Goals, facilitate conflict resolution & intervene in verbal crises
◾Spiritual Needs – provide Christian influence, attend church services with clients, lead in devotions & prayer
◾Record Keeping – complete timely reports (daily, weekly, monthly, serious incident, behavioral, mental health), maintain activity calendars, personal spending accounts, medical documentation
◾Teamwork– work & communicate effectively with all team members /coordinate client transportation – school, job, appointments, visits, activities
◾Family/Guardian & Community Relations – communicate with & be available to families/ guardians, cultivate & maintain positive relationships, reports, logs, meetings. Facility Management – upkeep of house & grounds

Compensation: We offer a competitive salary, exceptional benefits and the flexibility of a live-in schedule where you work 26 weeks of the year.

Requirements
◾Must be at least 21 years of age with a current, valid driver's license
◾Bachelor’s degree in a social services field is preferred (High School diploma is required)
◾Relevant experience providing care for adults with developmental disabilities is highly desired
◾Proven ability to work productively within a team environment and maintain professionalism in stressful situations
◾Ability to work the live-in schedule (alternating weeks - 7 days on duty / 7 days off duty)
◾MBCH Children & Family Ministries is a faith-based Christian organization & our best candidates share our Christian faith & ministry focus and can provide a reference from a pastor or other church leader

Apply on our website at www.mbch.org under the Employment tab or email your resume to human.resources@mbch.org. Connect with Susan Schiefelbein in HR with questions you may have 314-739-6811 x1222 or susan.schiefelbein@mbch.org.

Tamassee DAR Banner

Position Title:  

Teaching Parent

Facility Name:  

Tamassee DAR School

Facility Location:  

1925 Bumgardner Drive, Tamassee, SC 29686

Contact Person:  

Jan Honeycutt  

Contact Phone #:  

864-944-1390

Contact E-Mail:  

janh@tdarschool.org

Position Salary:  

Competitive salary and benefits

Job Description:  

 Tamassee DAR School is a non-profit children’s home and family service organization that has been a place of hope, healing and learning for children in need for 100 years. At Tamassee DAR School it is all about the children and their families! We seek professional servant-minded people that desire to be a part of our child-centered and family-focused environment.

As a nationally accredited children and family service organization, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care possible for the children we serve. If you are interested in helping us create opportunities for children to be successful, valued, and respected—we need you to join our family!

The Teaching Parent is a live-in position that requires daily attention to the emotional, educational, physical, social and Christian needs of the children in care. Work schedule is 4 days on and 3 days off depending on scheduling. Immediate openings are available and the position is full time.

Requirements: Applicant must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma, GED or higher, excellent driving record, no criminal history and be able to pass a drug test. Experience is preferred, but not required.

Employees are offered a benefits package that includes health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and up to 12 paid holidays.

Please visit our website at www.tdarschool.org


Sailfuture Banner

Position Title:  

House Parent/Residential Change Agent

Facility Name:  

SailFuture

Facility Location:  

2900 68th Avenue S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Contact Person:  

Madeline Manlove  

Contact Phone #:  

443.553.9346

Contact E-Mail:  

mmanlove@sailfuture.org

Position Salary:  

$46,000/year

Job Description:  

SailFuture’s Change Agents provide love, support, and accountability to six youth living in a Group Home. Their primary responsibility is to build meaningful and impactful relationships with each youth and help steer them through their journey through foster care. Three Change Agents and a Program Director live with six youth in a 4,500+ square foot home located in St. Petersburg, FL. Several months a year, Change Agents participate in 45-day sailing journeys through the pristine waters of Central America and the Caribbean, leading youth through self growth, experiential learning challenges, and service projects.

Job responsibilities:
Work with mental health, education, and case management teams to ensure consistency across youth’s individual treatment and case plans
Assist youth with job searches and applications
Teach youth basic life skills: laundry, cooking, cleaning, etc.
Home management: maintenance, landscaping, etc.
Grocery shopping and preparing meals
Daily room checks for cleanliness
Nightly bed checks
Administer and log medication
Schedule medical and dental appointments
Assist with general transportation needs
Additional Responsibilities
Be a fully integrated team player across all areas of the SailFuture continuum (sailing, school, job training, residential, and mental health)
Participate in SailFuture sailing journeys
Assist with instruction and behavior management at the SailFuture school
Assist with job training operations and vocational instruction
Work with the mental health, education, and residential teams to create individual treatment plans for all youth
Help implement treatment plans and coordinate with all other teams
Other responsibilities as determined by Program Director

Minimum Qualifications
Team player committed to doing whatever it takes for youth in their care
Experience working with at-risk youth, specifically teenagers
Excellent communicator and problem solver
Passion for adventure
Sailing experience a plus, but not required
First Aid / CPR (provided by SailFuture, if not already certified)
De-escalation tactics (provided by SailFuture)
Behavior management (provided by SailFuture)
Risk management (provided by SailFuture)
Offshore sailing competency course (provided by SailFuture)
Lifeguard certification (provided by SailFuture)
Compensation
$46,000 Total annual salary
$2,400 monthly pay (pre-tax)
$250 monthly health insurance contribution
Housing Provided ($1,000 / month)
Most Meals Provided ($250 / month)
Website: careers.sailfuture.org


Diverse Journeys Banner

Position Title:  

Family Teachers

Facility Name:  

Diverse Journeys Inc

Facility Location:  

Los Angeles

Contact Person:  

Douglas Sato  

Contact Phone #:  

310.643.7403

Contact E-Mail:  

douglas@diversejourneys.org

Job Description:  

Seeking Couple to Manage Residential Home

We are seeking a committed couple to manage a residential home for 3 adults with intellectual disabilities.

The position offers free living in apartment, free utilities, 40 hours per week work schedule (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)

Couples must have experience (minimum of 2 years) working with client group, management experience is desirable but not essential.

Compensation: $65.000 per year, per couple
-Free Housing
-Free Utilities
-Food Stipend
-Medical Benefits
-2 Weeks paid Vacation

Location: West Los Angeles, Full time weekdays with minimal emergency on-call back-up responsibilities.

Please send us your resumes along with cover letters.

Please visit our website at www.diversejourneys.org to learn more about our company.


Soaring Wings

Position Title:  

 Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Soaring Wings

Facility Location:  

Conway Arkansas

Contact Person:  

Jason Bollinger  

Contact Phone #:  

501-849-2253 ext 3

Contact E-Mail:  

jason@soaringwingsar.org

Job Description:  

Soaring Wings Christian Home and Ranch is seeking to hire a Christian husband and wife to be houseparents.

Soaring Wings is a Christ-centered family and home that provides security, love, and hope to children who need a chance, through no fault of their own, for as long as they need.

We welcomed our first children in 2007 and currently have homes for school aged girls, boys, and one home for birth to 5. Soaring Wings is located 15 minutes northeast of Conway, AR on 195 beautiful acres. On our campus, children can experience horseback riding, fishing, paddle boating in the lake, hiking, bike riding, and other activities.

Soaring Wings accepts children who are not delinquent, but who need a new environment in order to thrive at a critical time in their lives. Children are admitted as birth - 17. One admitted a child may stay as long as needed and typically children are at Soaring Wings for 12 months or longer depending on the need of the child and family.

Soaring Wings exclusively serves “privately placed” children and does not serve children placed by a state agency. Soaring Wings also does not depend on any state or federal funding and is 100% privately funded by supporters who have allowed us to remain debt free.

The nature of our placements in conjunction with our full time house parent model, gorgeous and spacious homes, and 100% private support creates an environment for children and parents that is nothing short of a home.

Applicants must have a high school diploma, a strong marriage, be active in a local church during their time at SWR, and have no more than two school-age children living at home.

Houseparents should have a positive attitude and outlook on life. They must be willing to follow the policies and procedures of the Ranch, and work with all staff members to ensure the highest level of care is being provided for the children. Houseparents must agree with the Statement of Faith of the Ranch. Applicants must have minimal personal debt.

Soaring Wing Ranch operates on a full time houseparenting model. There is one houseparent couple per home. Houseparents get one “date night” per week for 4 hours, one weekend off per month, a week off in the summer, and a week off at Christmas.

For a detailed job description, please go to www.soaringwingsar.org/employment Please send resumes to Jason@soaringwingsranch.com


WTBR Banner

Position Title:  

Cottage Parents

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

Job Description:  

As the 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.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• 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.
• Attending and implementing a minimum of twenty hours of training per year to meet TDFPS and WTBR standards.
• Provide essential daily living services 24 hours per day, seven days a week, including holidays.
• Develop and implement a plan of care for each boy in consultation with WTBR casework, administrative or consultative personnel.
• Assist in transportation of boys to and from appointments and events.
• Obtain individual and group counseling to help each boy adjust positively, mature, grow personally and function effectively upon leaving his WTBR home.
• 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
Website:   www.wtbr.org


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Position Title:  

Threaputic Foster Parent (Relief)

Facility Name:  

Institute for Attachment and Child Development

Facility Location:  

5921 S Middlefield Rd. STE 201 Littleton, CO 80123

Contact Person:  

Claire Szafraniec  

Contact Phone #:  

303-674-1910

Contact E-Mail:  

claire@instituteforattachment.org

Position Salary:  

$67.00 per child per day

Job Description:  

We are a licensed CPA for therapeutic foster care. We are looking for someone trained with children who are adopted and have had traumatic events in the first couple years of their lives. Our therapeutic foster parents receive 3 days Relief per month and 14 days vacation per year. This position would be for 24 hours. An example of how that would work,you would have at least 4 children for 3 24 hour periods and you would get paid $804.00. This is tax free income as we are a non-profit.
Website: https://www.instituteforattachment.org/


Sunridge Ranch

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Sunridge Ranch

Facility Location:  

Ellensburg, Washington

Contact Person:  

Sandy Spezialy    

Contact Phone #:  

206-920-5715

Contact E-Mail:  

mail@thesunridgeranch.com

Job Description:  

If you are looking for a unique opportunity—we have something special to offer you! Sunridge Ranch is seeking a responsible,caring married couple to become our houseparent's. Sunridge Ranch,located in Ellensburg, was specifically designed and created to promote independent living for four young men with autism and other developmental disabilities. 

The mission of Sunridge Ranch is to provide a life-sharing home focusing on living as independently as possible in a safe, caring homelike environment. The care philosophy of Sunridge Ranch emphasizes encouragement and positive reinforcement with support and respect for each resident. Our houseparent's are responsible for overseeing their established daily routines. 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: $58,560 per couple; which includes salary increases along with a comprehensive benefit package and housing w/utilities.

Work Schedule: Our houseparent's are scheduled to work three weeks on and one week off each month. 

Qualifications: 
•Must meet the training requirements to become a Washington State Individual Care Provider (IP). Each houseparent will complete 75 hrs. 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 and First Aid/CPR certification.
•A high school diploma or equivalent; experience working with developmentally disabled individuals preferred but, not required. 
•Physically and mentally capable of performing the requirements of each residents care plan which includes preparing and cooking meals.
•Ability to recognize natural teaching opportunities and act on them. Ability to handle personal care tasks with sensitivity. 
•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
Website: www.thesunridgeranch.com   PW: farming:


Ruth Harbor

Position Title:  

House Parent - Mother & Child (full-time)

Facility Name:  

Ruth Harbor Ministries

Facility Location:  

Carlisle, IA   

Contact Person:  

Tammy Davidson     

Contact Phone #:  

515-279-4661   

Contact E-Mail:  

Tammy@RuthHarbor.org  

Job Description:  

House Parents literally live Ruth Harbor’s mission statement and are key in developing resident character, entailing constant mentoring, role-modeling, advising, etc. House Parents daily serve, support, love and supervise young women and their children, modeling a healthy marriage and home.

  • To apply: email letter of interest, resume, and testimony along with four references including one pastoral or ministry-related reference to Tammy@RuthHarbor.org.
  • Starting Salary: Lead HP (as a couple): $38,000 to $42,000 per your experience plus $30,000 in benefits - permanent, on-site housing (including days off), reimbursement of health insurance costs, training, and business vehicle use.
  • Start date: Aug 1 or TBA
Learn more about this opening in the full job description: House Parents – Mother & Child

sand Springs Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent Couple

Facility Name:  

Sand Springs Home

Facility Location:  

Sand Springs, Oklahoma

Contact Person:  

Jason Charles  

Contact Phone #:  

918-245-3232

Contact E-Mail:  

jcharles@sandspringshome.com

Position Salary:  

$45,000-$50,000

Job Description:  

Sand Springs Children's Home seeks energetic, fun-loving, and relational married couples to serve as Houseparents. The mission of the Sand Springs Home is to continue to carry out the philanthropic work of Charles Page by serving the needs of children who are without a happy, healthy family. This live-in, full-time, salaried position includes housing, medical/dental insurance for you and your family, retirement benefits and salary.

Benefits
-Competitive salary
-Medical insurance for employees and their families
-Retirement benefits
-Housing, including utilities provided

Qualifications:
-High school Diploma or equivalent
-Teachable
-Team Oriented
-Good human relations skills
-Current valid Driver's license
-Clean driving record
-Pass background investigation
-No More than 2 dependent children

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Enforce home guidelines for behavior and personal growth as set by houseparents
-Provide nurturing and comfort for the children
-Participate with the children in all aspects of cottage life (cooking, cleaning, etc.)
-Attend church with the cottage on Sundays and Wednesdays
-Attend weekly staff meetings
-Train children in life skills, working with them and teaching by example
-Supervise the children and know their locations at all times, especially on outings
-Help with homework, and communicate with teachers, and administrators concerning school work
-Transport children to school functions, work, medical appointments, and outside activities
-Communicate with the team on all major issues or occurrences

Send resume to jcharles@sandspringshome.com, or call 918-245-6900 for more information.

Website: www.sandspringshome.com


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Position Title:  

Houseparent Couple

Facility Name:  

Still Creek Ranch

Facility Location:  

Bryan, TX

Contact Person:  

James Inmon  

Contact Phone #:  

903-654-9235

Contact E-Mail:  

j.inmon@stillcreekranch.org

Job Description:  

We are accepting applications for one married, Christian couple as primary houseparents for one of our boys' homes, and a another couple as relief parents in our girls' homes. We are a non-profit organization providing a school and home for children grades 4-12. House Parent couples serve as role-models and have all of the responsibilities of a parent in helping to meet the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of children in their care.
• Must be legally married as defined by Texas statutes. (Two or more years, preferred)
• Respite program on a three week rotation.
• Private apartment within our residential homes located outside of Bryan/College Station area, utilities paid, and pantry privileges.
• 55% of health, dental, and vision paid.
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Must possess a High School diploma or GED.
• Must possess a valid driver's license.
Please note: Two applications must be submitted; one for each spouse.
Website: www.stillcreekranch.org


Childrens Village

Position Title:  

Cottage Parent

Facility Name:  

Children's Village

Facility Location:  

Tyler TX

Contact Person:  

Kathy Steinocher  

Contact Phone #:  

903-592-3421

Contact E-Mail:  

 kathy.s@childrensvillageoftexas.org

Position Salary:  

19,000 per person

Job Description:  

Children's Village is located just west of Tyler Texas on 100 acres. We have two homes and children that come to live with us are typically between the ages of 9 mo and 8 years. Our homes are coed so siblings can stay together. We hire married couples who are at least 21 years of age, in good physical health, are of good moral character and that can adjust to living in a home with 4-6 young children. You must have driver's license, a good driving record and be able to pass a thorough background check.

You must be able to provide a quality home-like environment with a warm, loving, nurturing and secure atmosphere characterized by mutual respect, feeling of trust, encouragement, positive affirmation, consistency, basic understanding of the children's development and flexible structures and routines.

You would be responsible for the children's physical and personal healthy, safety and well being by planning and providing nutritious meals and snacks, supervise day to day living habits and routines, schedule and transport children to medical, dental and therapy appointments, supervise personal hygiene and record medications given as directed by the doctor.

We promote children's emotional, intellectual and social spiritual growth. Supervise and provide structured educational time daily, transport children to and from school and work closely with teachers, promote moral growth and character development in each child, attend Sunday school and Church as a family, supervise and provide leisure and recreational activities.

You are responsible for keeping the home clean at all times and be aware of fire and health standards. You would be responsible for the purchase of food and other supplies needed in the home within the resources of the home budget.

You would receive training in Common Sense Parenting, have weekly supervision meetings with your supervisor and receive feedback on your job performance on a regular basis.

The work schedule is to work 5 days a week and have two days off working around the schedule of your assistant--who works part time to provide relief and if needed any additional hours.
Website:   www.childrensvillageoftexas.org


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