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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


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

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/

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