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Tipton Childrens Home

Position Title:  

Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Tipton Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Tipton, Oklahoma

Contact Person:  

Joe Waugh  

Contact Phone #:  

580-335-6442

Contact E-Mail:  

jbwaugh@yahoo.com

Position Salary:  

Contact Joe Waugh

Job Description:  

Tipton Children's Home is currently seeking a Christian couple to live and work as houseparents for a group of 8 children. Tipton Children's Home is a non-profit organization which has been in existence since 1924. We provide a safe and loving home to children who are in need. Tipton Children's Home is supported by the churches of Christ and therefore employ couples who are faithful members of the church of Christ.
Responsibilities include teaching moral Christian values to the children, supervising behaviors, arranging activities that will encourage mental, physical, spiritual, and social well being, and maintaining the household. Houseparents are responsible for the well-being of children.
Applicants must be 21, have a high school diploma, a valid driver's license and be able to pass a background check. Personal references will also be checked.
Tipton Children's Home provides Blue Cross and Blue Shield medical and dental insurance along with retirement plan participation. Food and housing is included along with paid utilities and each home is provided a van to drive.
Houseparents at Tipton Children's Home work a 3 week on and 1 week off rotation. Being a houseparent requires devotion, responsibility, leadership skills and organization. Perhaps the most important quality is the ability to love and help the children who come our way.
Website: https://www.tiptonchildrenshome.com/


Harvest Freewill

Position Title:  

Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Harvest FWB Child Care Ministries

Facility Location:  

Duffield, VA

Contact Person:  

Newl Dotson  

Contact Phone #:  

276-546-4400

Contact E-Mail:  

newl@harvestccm.org

Position Salary:  

$25,000 - $35,000 each depending on education / experience

Job Description:  

Harvest Free Will Baptist Child Care Ministries is hiring Houseparents to provide daily care and teach social & life skills to abused, abandoned, troubled children who live in our group home. 7 days on  / 7 days off rotating live-in schedule. (Enjoy every other week off).  Successful candidates will hold at least a High School Diploma and have six months experience working with youth through professional, church, or civic organizations (your own children is not professional experience); and have a strong, conservative spiritual history. Positions available for singles and couples. 

FT benefits include life, health, and disability insurance; and matching retirement plan.  Send resume with references, wage requirement, and written testimony by e-mail to newl@harvestccm.org or fax to (276) 546-4491.
Website: www.harvestccm.org


Leadbetter Academy

Position Title:  

House Parent

Facility Name:  

Leadbetter Golf Academy

Facility Location:  

Davenport, FL

Contact Person:  

Nicola de Stwolinska  

Contact Phone #:  

407-787-3330

Contact E-Mail:  

nicola@leadbetter.com

Position Salary:  

 Based on Experience

Job Description:  

We are looking for a fun, energetic Senior House Parent for a full-time junior golf academy. The successful candidate must be highly organized with good coordination skills, have strong computer skills (familiar with Microsoft Office), be patient and able to engage with students that range in age from 12-18. This is a live-in, year round position that includes transporting the students, coordination help with schedules and activities, shopping, liaising with other team members on student matters and some cooking. The full-time Academy runs from August through May and there are summer camps in June and July. Full-time employees do receive benefits. Students attend school in the local area in the mornings and the Golf Academy every afternoon.
Website: www.davidleadbetter.com


Happy Acres

Position Title:  

House Parent/Relief Parent

Facility Name:  

Happy Acres Children's Home

Facility Location:  

24500 N 72nd ave Peoria, AZ 85383

Contact Person:  

Lynn Blevins  

Contact Phone #:  

623-341-3655

Contact E-Mail:  

annie.hubbard@hachfamily.com

Position Salary:  

Starts at $39,500 per couple for House Parents, DOE.

Job Description:  

We are seeking full-time Christian Houseparents and Relief Parents willing to serve by partnering with families to give children love, education, and healing.
The ideal Houseparent/relief parent candidates fill a surrogate parent role by providing for the daily needs of the child. Houseparents work alongside teachers, social workers, DCS and other team members.

HOUSE PARENTS (FULL TIME):

House parents administrate the homes they live in and oversee the daily activities of the children. They are responsible for maintaining a cohesive family unit and maintaining communication with parents, workers and other HACH staff. They identify spiritual needs, correct negative behavior, tutor, plan activities and events, counsel/advise and teach the students to work through daily problems that may come up.

Required Job Qualifications:
•Experience working with at-risk children in residential treatment, foster care, or other direct care capacity.
•Solid family orientation on which to draw when modeling this value to the children.
•Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity.
•Ability to interact and effectively communicate with children and the staff.
•Possess a valid driver's license and have an immaculate driving record.
•Must be at least 21 years.
•Full time position (24hrs x 5 days with 2 days off per week covered by Relief Parents)
•Ability to pass a background check

RELIEF PARENTS (FULL TIME):

Relief home parents will report to the Home Parents and will assist in the administration of the home and oversee the daily activities of the children. You will come in Sunday and Monday and you are responsible for maintaining a cohesive family unit and maintaining communication with parents, workers and other HACH staff. You will assist the home parents with identifying spiritual needs, correct negative behavior, tutor, counsel/advise and teach the students to work through daily problems that may come up.
The Relief Parent position at Happy Acres Children’s Home is staffed by a married couple or single person.

Required Job Qualifications:
•Same as Houseparent
•Full-time (2 days per week, 48 consecutive hours working)
Website: http://www.hachfamily.com/


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


Denver Children's Home

Position Title:  

Discovery Group Home House Parent (Live-In)

Facility Name:  

Denver Children’s Home

Facility Location:  

Denver, CO

Contact Person:  

Sheila Karr   

Contact Phone #:  

303-399-4890 ext 242

Contact E-Mail:  

skarr@denverchildrenshome.org

Position Salary:

The starting salary for the position is $38,000, depending on experience and education level.
Housing, room and board are provided.  The House Parent will have use of the facility automobile.
Denver Children’s Home offers paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental and vision insurance plans as well as a 403(b) plan. We offer many opportunities for professional development.

Job Description:  

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Discovery Home is seeking a full-time live-in House Parent. Room and board as well as access to the Group Home car is included in this position. The House Parent/s will supervise and act as a role model for residents in the program. They ensure the provision of a physically and emotionally safe environment while adhering to all schedules as well as policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Discovery Home at Denver Children’s Home is a group center that houses young men between the ages of 14 and 20. The Discovery Home House Parent will encourage increasing individual independence, choice, community integration, and meaningful goal tracking for each Discovery Home 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Reside in the home with adolescent males that are working towards emancipation, returning home, or stable housing.
  • Will have one 24 hour shift off per week in addition to accrued vacation and personal time off.
  • Responsible for providing a therapeutic atmosphere within the group home setting.
  • Responsible for the supervision and safety of residents.
  • Work as direct care staff for up to 6 adolescent males struggling with mental health issues.
  • Help to coordinate all components of the treatment program, including residential activities and schedules.
  • Facilitate the development of independent living skills, pro-social behaviors, and implementation of individualized treatment plans for each client.
  • Assist and participate in therapeutic or skill building groups.
  • Role model positive relationships, while maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Supervise, instruct, and assist the clients during meals, while they do their chores and homework, and during free time and at bedtime.
  • Dispenses medications as necessary, keeps various records, and attends weekly/monthly meetings.
  • Will transport youth to appointments, school meetings and outings in the community as needed.
  • Functions as a conscientious member of a team in cooperation with other staff members and under the supervision of the Discovery Home Program Supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with annual DMV reviews, physicals, and all training and compliance requirements including attending in-service meetings.
  • Have and maintain certification in Therapeutic Crisis Interventions and intervene in crisis using approved crisis intervention strategies.

Qualifications
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience in working with adolescents preferred.
  • Prefer group home and/or residential experience
  • Must be at least 23 years of age.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES

  • Ability to pass a physical examination.
  • Ability to pass background check with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
  • Ability to pass background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Ability to gain clearance through the Colorado Central Registry of Child Abuse and neglect (TRAILS).
  • Have or obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Have or obtain and maintain QMAP certification.
  • Have or obtain and maintain certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).
  • Be a Qualified Driver as defined by the DCH Automobile Insurance Policy and complete DCH Van Training to become transport eligible.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Perform basic writing, communications, and computer skills.
  • Function as a group leader and role model in relation to troubled youth.
  • Respond appropriately to the emotional and physical needs of adolescents within a structured group setting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Requires continuous walking, standing, sitting, fine hand or finger movement, detailed sight and hearing.
  • Significant and frequent use of physical and sensory requirements associated with verbal and written communication, hearing acuity and visual acuity to observe and record client behaviors and activities.
  • Ability to do restrictive procedures in accordance with Denver Children’s Home Therapeutic Crisis Intervention guidelines.
  • Requires use of office equipment requiring repetitive wrist/hand movement and vision.
  • Ability to routinely perform light lifting of 1-20 lbs., with occasional moderate lifting of 21-60 lbs. and heavy lifting of more than 61 lbs.
  • Frequently pushes or pulls objects up to 60 lbs., with occasional pushing or pulling of objects over 61 lbs.
  • Frequent bending or stooping and reaching above shoulder level.
  • Requires climbing of stairs on a regular basis.
  • Occasional driving automatic equipment/vehicles.
  • May experience temperature fluctuations, from heat to cold due to environment changes of the Home and the need to work outdoors at times.
  • Free of dependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, or other chemical substances or controlled substances.
    Website: https://www.denverchildrenshome.org/

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


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