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Hannah Grace Homes

Position Title:  

Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Hannah Grace Homes

Facility Location:  

Clermont, Florida

Contact Person:  

Lisa D  

Contact E-Mail:  

Hannahgracehomes@gmail.com

Position Salary:  

$45,000 dep on exp

Job Description:  

Florida location: Live in married couple wanted for Christian children's home. Florida Girls' program with various ages need a Christian couple to live in with the children and perform House parent duties, such as: oversee children, paperwork, incident reports, cooking, shopping, oversee chores, work with difficult behaviors, work with the families of the children, attend meetings, trainings and more.

Most of the children will be placed by DCF and our program will be under State of Florida guidelines for a residential care.

You must have at least two years experience working with abused, abandoned and/or neglected children, sexual abuse issues, rejection issues, anger, trauma, and other serious behaviors.
Applicants must be able to pass all level two background screenings, driver's license clearance, health clearance, drug testing, driver's safety check, CPR/first aid, and good moral character recommendations. Hannah Grace Homes is a new start up program and will be opening in late fall/early winter 2017.

We are looking for a mature couple, married, Christian, patient, willing to work with difficult behaviors, dedicated, teachable, and willing to care for these precious children that need an adult role model.

Hannah Grace Homes will also be opening a South Carolina campus in the next 9 to 12 months and will have openings for all positions: house parents, social workers, program director and maintenance workers.

If interested in any of these positions, please send a resume to Hannahgracehomes@gmail.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. 


Georgia Sheriffs Youth HOmes

Position Title:  

Houseparents 

Facility Name:  

Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes, Inc. 

Facility Location:  

Chatsworth, Dalton, Hahira, LaGrange and Nunez, Georgia 

Contact Person:  

Houseparents  

Contact Phone #:  

770-235-6112

Contact E-Mail:  

candrews@georgiasheriffs.org

Position Salary:  

Minimum $38,520 per couple + room & board, group health, retirement, Based on Experience

Job Description:  

We are seeking couples who want to make a difference in a child's life. As a
houseparent, you and your spouse will provide positive role models and are at the heart of our mission. You will work in professional positions to provide a
nurturing family style setting for up to 10 children. We have five campuses
located throughout the state:

• Chatsworth, Murray County Georgia- Mountain View Campus
• Dalton, Whitfield County Georgia - Cherokee Estate Campus
• Hahira, Lowndes County Georgia - Boys Ranch
• LaGrange, Troup County Georgia- Pineland/Camp Pioneer
• Nunez, Emanuel County Georgia- Herrington Homestead

Benefits include:

• Competitive Salary
• Excellent insurance package
• 401(k) program
• Private apartment, paid utilities and food provided
• Use of our vehicles

If interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we
invite you to apply. Please visit our website at:, 
http://www.georgiasheriffsyouth.org


Brickhouse Family Ministriies

Position Title:  

Primary House Parent(s)

Facility Name:  

BrickHouse Family Ministries

Facility Location:  

417 South Main Street, Bluffton, IN 46714

Contact Person:  

Alicia Hill, Executive Director  

Contact Phone #:  

260.824.4774

Contact E-Mail:  

alicia@brickhousefamily.org

Position Salary:  

Neg with expeience

Job Description:  

BrickHouse Family Ministries is a Christian residential home and school on a farm setting for teenage boys ages 13-17. We provide a Christ-centered program on a 40 acre cattle farm where teenagers in crisis are healed and restored to their families. BHFM is looking for a husband and wife team in a committed relationship for a full time Primary House Parent role. This is a central role to our ministry. They are the leaders of the home environment and set the tone for the residential atmosphere. Our BHFM House Parents reside with up to five teenage boys in a very unique and life changing environment. This couple works on a rotational schedule with Support House Parent(s). The Primary House Parents provide guidance, leadership, accountability, prayer support and stability for teenage boys besides working with the families. Their role is not to replace the teen’s parents but to promote the healing and restoration of teens to their parents and families, while providing an example of a healthy Christian home. This couple needs to have the spiritual and emotional strength and maturity to handle crisis situations always putting God first and emphasizing the safety of the staff and residents. Being on a farm setting, this position requires the husband to oversee the farm chores and facilities maintenance. Chores for the residents need to be mapped out weekly in a “hands-on” manner. The husband will work under the guidance of the farm manager and beside the farm store manager. BHFM has a farm store where our beef is sold with other high quality meat products. Our teens have the opportunity to learn work experience, life skills and Biblical principles to assist them in their growth into adulthood. The husband will be required to maintain and oversee the cleanliness of all vehicles used for BHFM. The husband will demonstrate the ability to be creative, handy, self-motivated and be able to take initiative and personal ownership for the home, farm, livestock and vehicles. Being in a home setting, this position requires the wife to handle the daily home chores, meals, and model a loving, nurturing home environment. Strong BHFM team environment. Key distinction is parental involvement throughout with goal of returning each teen home to a healthy environment and loving family relationships. Christ-centered culture providing spiritual, emotional, physical and academic development. Seeking House Parent Couple to provide support for teens mild-moderate behaviors at BHFM.
Website: http://www.brickhousefamily.org


Diverse Journeys

Position Title:  

Houseparents / Family Teachers

Facility Name:  

Diverse Journeys Inc.

Facility Location:  

West Los Angeles

Contact Person:  

Amanda Jones - Executive Director  

Contact Phone #:  

(213) 864-6134

Contact E-Mail:  

diversejourneys@diversejourneys.org

Position Salary:  

60.000 per couple, free housing/utilities/transportation. Including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

Job Description:  

Diverse Journeys, Inc. is a private non-profit Family Home Agency that develops and manages Family Teaching Homes for adults with intellectual disabilities and a dual diagnosis in West Los Angeles.

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Family Teaching Home in West Los Angeles and are seeking applications from committed couples to serve as "Houseparents" who will provide support to three clients to meet their physical, psychological and social needs. Committed couples can be married, domestic partners, long time live in partners or any relationship that demonstrates a commitment to each other in a long term, meaningful way. The three clients and the Houseparent Couple will be living in a duplex, with each residing in their own home.

The successful candidates must have a minimum of 5 years experience in management and direct support services for people with intellectual disabilities. Candidates must also have a clear background as evidenced by a DDS livescan, good driving record and a current CA driving license. Must be open to a flexible work schedule that does require some on-call backup as needed. A BA in the field of Social Services is desirable but not essential.

We would hope the right candidates to have a commitment to embrace the values of inclusion, dignity and respect and a core belief in the values and potential of all human beings as an all encompassing approach to the family values of this work.

This position offers free rent and utilities on a newly remodeled duplex, with a parking space and use of company van. We are also offering a full benefits package with this position including medical, dental and vision insurance paid vacation and sick time as well. Salary is $60,000 per year (per couple).

Please send us a cover letter and two resumes (make sure to include both applicants) detailing your work experience and explaining why you would be the right couple for this position. Please visit our website at www.diversejourneys.org to learn more about our company.


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

veralloyd banner

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services Inc

Facility Location:  

745 Old Warren Rd Monticello AR 71655 

Contact Person:  

Nathaniel Burton       

Contact Phone #:  

870-367-9035

Contact E-Mail:  

nathanielburton@veralloyd.org

Position Salary:  

46,000-50,000 per couple

Job Description:  

The House Parent Couple provides direct supervision and care to a home for eight youth on a beautiful campus located in southeast Arkansas. House Parents have the responsibilities of traditional parents in meeting the physical, emotional and social needs of the youth in their care. Vera Lloyd uses a trauma informed therapeutic model of care, which provides effective support and treatment for at-risk children.
House Parents maintain fiscal management for youth and home expenses.  They are active members of the treatment team to ensure individualized service plans for each youth are met.
House Parents are also responsible for the cleanliness and the upkeep of their homes and apartments.
Couples should be legally married for two or more years and are permitted to have up to three dependent children.
Salary range is $46,000 to $50,000 per couple, depending on education and experience.
Some of the benefits include:

  • Housing - private apartment
  • Utilities
  • Food
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Incentive Program
  • Education Bonuses
  • Annual Leave
A high school diploma or GED is required; a bachelor's degree in social work or a related field and house parent experience are preferred.
The House Parents should embrace the mission of Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services to share Christ's healing love with children, youth and families in crisis.
Please send a letter of interest and resumes for both husband and wife to: nathanielburton@veralloyd.org.
Website: veralloyd.org

OBCH Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children

Facility Location:  

Oklahoma City

Contact Person:  

Stephanie Gros  

Contact Phone #:  

405.691.7781

Contact E-Mail:  

sgros@obhc.org

Job Description:  

A Christian married couple is needed to serve as houseparents at Baptist Children's Home, OKC. These are full-time positions with training, benefits and housing. Please visit our website and click on the "Employment" link at the bottom of the page for more information. If you have any questions, feel free to email or call me.
Website: obhc.org


Samaritan Center Banner

Position Title:  

Teaching Parent Couple

Facility Name:  

Samaritan Center for Young Boys & Families

Facility Location:  

Stuart, Florida

Contact Person:  

Terra Cay, Program Director     

Contact E-Mail:  

Garden@thesamaritancenter.org 

Position Salary:  

$30,000 per couple

Job Description:  

Samaritan Center for Young Boys & Families is celebrating 50 years as a Christian, residential, early intervention program for boys and their families. We are located in Stuart, Florida named “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” by Coastal Living in 2016.

The Teaching Parent position requires the combined efforts of a married couple to provide for the training and supervision of the boys in care. Under the guidance of the Program Director, this couple also offers encouragement and accountability to the parents of the residents. 

We believe in a team approach. A structured behavior program encourages consistency. This is a proven residential behavior management program with a school on campus. 

Education/Experience
•              Be at least 25 years old.
•              Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
•              Have a clean driving record and current driver’s license.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability
•              Love for serving in a ministry that honors Jesus Christ.
•              Compassion for children and families.
•              Understanding of parenting responsibilities.
•              Strong work ethic and appreciation for structure.
•              Desire to work as a team member with a teachable spirit.
•              Work within the framework of the established behavior program.
•              Be a role model for residents and their families.
•              Pass a physical examination.
•              Pass background checks and fingerprinting.
•              Demonstrate driving skills, first aid skills, crisis prevention skills.
•              Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills as well as
basic computer skills

We will be accepting resumes until the right couple is found. Our goal is to have a Teaching Parent couple hired by August 1, 2018.  If you are interested, please email your resume with cover letter.
Website: www.thesamaritancenter.org

MICH Banner

Position Title:  

Live In Houseparent

Facility Name:  

Murrow Indian Children's Home

Facility Location:  

Muskogee, OK

Contact Person:  

Betty Martin  

Contact Phone #:  

918.682.2586

Contact E-Mail:  

murrowhomedirector@gmail.com

Job Description:  

 Job Announcement
Full-time Housemother & Housefather
Murrow Indian Children's Home, a Faith-based Non-profit organization is seeking a mission-minded married couple to be Christian, loving and nurturing parents to American Indian Children. Native American preference will be given for one or both houseparents.

Job Description and Summary
Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt
Benefits: Competitive salary, life, health & dental Insurance, an apartment and most meals provided.
Employment Status: Full-time
Ministry Overview: The vision of Murrow is to nurture socially, spiritually and culturally successful children. The mission of Murrow Indian Children's Home is to provide a safe nurturing environment, spiritual foundation, and cultural experiences to Native American Children in crisis. Murrow Home is a mission for American Baptist Churches.
Description: Murrow Indian Children's Home is a Level-B, Faith-based 501 (c) (3) residential facility that provides a home for American Indian Children in State or Tribal custody as a result of abuse and neglect. A husband and wife need a calling from the Lord to the Ministry of Murrow. Houseparents are responsible for 8-10 children in a family-style setting. Consistency is of the utmost importance, as well as providing structure, and establishing good boundaries with the children. A private apartment, utilities and most meals are provided for the couple or family. Both Houseparents will actively support the children's culture, attend church, and attend cultural activities and events. Cultural activities and church attendance are required. A two-year commitment is desired.

Training: All houseparents will have training to aid them in caring for children. Training includes, but is not limited to: Trauma Training, Medication Administration, Managing Aggressive Behavior, First Aid/CPR, Prudent Parenting, Food Handlers, and Positive Indian Parenting.
Requirements:
All resident Houseparents must:
• Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
• Be 25 years of age
• Submit to and pass a fingerprinted background check
• Non-smoker and non-drinker
• No more than 2 minor children of your own. Adult children may not live on campus with you.
Married couples interested in providing a safe, loving, nurturing, and Christian environment may fax their resume to 918-682-1170 or email to murrowhomedirector@gmail.com
Website: murrowindianchildrenshome.org


Alabama Sheriffs Ranch Banner

Position Title:  

Relief house parents and maintenace

Facility Name:  

Baldwin County Sheriff's Boys Ranch

Facility Location:  

Summerdale, AL

Contact Person:  

Christine Ponder  

Contact Phone #:  

251-989-6392

Contact E-Mail:  

rancher@gulftel.com

Job Description:  

The Baldwin County Sheriff's Boys Ranch is a Christian organization seeking full time houseparent's/maintenance worker. Home and utilities furnished, salary, benefits and vacation. The Ranch provides a Christian, family-style residential home for Alabama's needy, neglected, or abused, school-age children in an atmosphere where they may grow spiritually and physically into productive, responsible, and happy adults. Please call for more information 251-989-6392.


El Ranchito Banner

Position Title:  

House Parent

Facility Name:  

El Ranchito de los Ninos

Facility Location:  

Los Lunas, NM

Contact Person:  

Amy Kindrick  

Contact Phone #:  

505-565-4470

Contact E-Mail:  

akindrick@elranchitonm.org

Position Salary:  

$25,000 per person

Job Description:  

To provide care and training for the children in the home; to maintain the house. Ensure the children experience the highest levels of nurturing and loving care in all areas of their lives, help children develop a relationship with God and to promote and support the vision and mission statements of ERDLN

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Supports and efficiently carries out responsibilities in accordance with El Ranchito de los Niño's, Inc., Policies and Procedures.
2. Supports and carries out responsibilities in accordance with ERDLN, NMCCCA and CYFD Standards.
3. Represents El Ranchito de los Niño's, Inc., in a manner reflecting professionalism while working to enhance community understanding of the program.
4. Protects the confidentiality of ERDLN children & personnel information.
5. Maintains a high personal standard of professional and ethical conduct.
6. Performs assigned duties with the primary intent and purpose of carrying out the commitments of ERDLN, Inc.
7. Takes responsibility for knowing and implementing the goals, objectives, method, and activities incorporated in current funding documents.
8. Demonstrates keen observation skills:
a. Observes strengths and needs of the children.
b. Recognizes behavior and/or development of children deviating from the expected norms.
9. Monitor direct care staff activities as identified in each of their position descriptions
To include but not limited to assigning tasks and duties to part-time staff and volunteers.
10. Prepares menus for all meals a week in advance of cooking and provides them to the Home Administrator for review with nutritionist or dietician.
11. House cleaning, to include but not limited to sweeping, moping, dusting, window cleaning, toilets, vacuuming and other light duty maintenance issues as well as Laundry.
12. Must be able to read and understand warning labels on cleaning supplies/materials.
13. Cooking/Meal Preparation that is consistent with nutritional needs as outlined by the dietician and reviewed by the Home Administrator.
14. Work with Home Administrator to promote rewards based system of recognizing children's accomplishments as identified through program committee.
15. Work with Home Administrator to develop behavior interventions that have been identified and reviewed by the Clinical Supervisor where deemed appropriate.
16. Orientate new children in care—Home rules and expectations.
17. Properly supervise children and provide healthy boundaries
Website: www.elranchitonm.org


Sheridan Banner

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

Sheridan House Family Ministries

Facility Location:  

Davie, Florida

Contact Person:  

Justin Taylor  

Contact Phone #:  

954-414-9434

Contact E-Mail:  

jtaylor@sheridanhouse.org

Position Salary:  

50K (per-couple)

Job Description:  

Sheridan House Family Ministries is looking for an "empty nest" couple, who have already raised children, to join our ministry as House Parents for the boys in our care. Our House Parents live in the home, creating a family environment for at-risk boys in middle school and high school. These particular positions have opened for the high school home on our campus. The children return to their parent's home on weekends and holidays. Each boys' home has a full time Behavioral Specialist to serve alongside House Parents. Parents of residents are required to attend parent training and counseling. The position includes salary, a private apartment, benefits, a retirement plan, food, medical, dental and life insurance. 

If you and your spouse have a desire to help at-risk youth and create a safe, moral, and caring environment, we ask you to call our program office at 954-414-9434. Our goal at SHFM is to help residents and their families succeed today, build toward a future, and receive guidance and counsel along the way. For more information on our established, Christ-centered behavior modification program, and how we provide our residents with spiritual and moral development, please visit www.sheridanhouse.org


Providence Home

Position Title:  

House Parents

Facility Name:  

The Family Emergency Teen Shelter

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

Job Description:  

Providence Home is a six(6)-bed, non-therapeutic residential 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.

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 the above email address.


Chestnut Mountain Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparent Couple

Facility Name:  

Chestnut Mountain Ranch

Facility Location:  

Morgantown, West Virginia

Contact Person:  

Dallas Bozeman  

Contact Phone #:  

304-241-1709

Contact E-Mail:  

dallas@ranchql.org

Position Salary:  

$26,000 annual per couple

Job Description:  

Houseparents use biblical values in modeling a healthy family, as they care for the children residing in their home. They manage the home so as to create an environment which facilitates the attainment of goals established when each child is accepted at the Ranch. Within a structured environment, they ensure a holistic approach to nurturing each child. Additionally, they assist in the care and maintenance of Chestnut Mountain Ranch property.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Spiritual Development of the Child

a. Sets a good example of Christian attitudes and conduct.

b. Trains children in the experience of worship by actively participating in a local church and encouraging the participation of the children in the activities of the church. Attendance is required for Sunday worship, but Houseparents should consider the value of the child participating in other services, Sunday School, youth meetings (i.e. Young Life, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, etc.), and retreats.

c. Conducts daily family devotions with the children.

QUALITIES:

1. Christian of high moral and ethical character.

2. Agrees with Chestnut Mountain Ranch Statement of Faith.

3. Regularly attends church and is actively involved with a community of believers.

4. Shares with spouse a burden to provide a Christian home for troubled children and to accept the associated call for sacrifice.

5. Teachable and flexible.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Education and Experience

a. High School Diploma plus work experience.

b. At least twenty-five (25) years of age.

c. Previous work in a child care agency desirable.

d. Good moral character and integrity. Strong Christian character and nurturing lifestyle as documented by references.

2. Technological

a. Willing and able to do manual work.

b. Able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds - men.
Able to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds - women.

c. Able to keep good records.

d. Able to follow oral and written instructions.

e. Able or willing to learn to drive a manual shift truck or tractor

f. Able to become First Aid and CPR qualified.

g. Able to be on call twenty-four (24) hours at a time.

h. Able to prepare three (3) meals a day for ten (10) or more people.

i. Good physical and psychological health as assessed by employment exams and job performance.
Website: www.chestnutmountainranch.org


Four Corners Banner

Position Title:  

Houseparents

Facility Name:  

The Four Corners Home for Children

Facility Location:  

Farmington, New Mexico

Contact Person:  

Kelly Hargrove  

Contact Phone #:  

505-324-5231

Contact E-Mail:  

khargrove@navajoministries.org

Position Salary:  

Base salary $52,320.00 per couple + room and board

Job Description:  

The Four Corners Home for Children is a faith-based ministry located in the beautiful Four Corners of the United States. We're looking for a ministry-minded, mature Christian couple who want to make a difference in the lives of primarily Navajo children. This position requires high energy and excellent organizational skills to juggle schedules and meet the parenting demands of a large family. Must be able to work in a team oriented environment.
We accept infants through high school age children. Responsibilities include the care and nurturing necessary to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of up to 10 children who have been abused and/or neglected. Applicants must have clean driving record and submit to background check.
Other ministries on the 16 acre campus include a Ranch program, Christian radio station, and Navajo Nation Outreach. We also have Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors who have offices on campus and are available as needed for the children and staff.
Website: www.NavajoMinistries.org


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