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Houseparent Aide - Community Care position - 30 HRS/Week (non-profit)

Location: Texas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

OrganizationBoys and Girls Country's mission is to change the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian home, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Boys and Girls Country provides a loving, stable, Christian home for children whose family cannot care for them. Boys and Girls Country serves up to 88 boys and girls aged five to eighteen and 14-20 young adults in our College and Career program. Boys and Girls Country is located 35 miles northwest of Houston (www.boysandgirlscountry.org). Position SummaryHouseparent Aides building vital relationships with our children and and assists the Houseparent Couple with daily commitment to the welfare, health, education, and spiritual development of our children. The specific responsibilities of the include, but are not limited to parenting, teaching, role modeling, and providing safety to the residents assigned to you. Roles and ResponsibilitiesA commitment to emulate and support the Christian mission of Boys and Girls Country.--- A willingness to undergo training about Boys and Girls Country, our policies and procedures, and our teaching model.--- A commitment to actively use the Family Teaching Model with our children.Critical Skill Set:Our Houseparent Aide candidates should:--- Feel called to a life of service and caring for children.--- Be able to function as a dependable team member.--- Ability to work efficiently on several projects simultaneously and prioritize deadlines.--- Follows company policies and procedures designed to maintain resident, visitor, and employee safety. Ensure all necessary steps are taken to provide for the safety and welfare of staff, children, visitors, and volunteers. Follows company policies and procedures regarding safety of residents when transporting. Qualifications:--- Houseparent staff must be at least 21 years of age.--- Must be cleared through a criminal background and FBI finger print investigation.--- Must be cleared through a drug panel test--- Must be tested for tuberculosis before the staff is assigned a responsibility to care for students--- Must complete or have current CPR and First Aid training within 90 days of employment--- Must attend Boys and Girls Country orientation and pre-service training prior to being assigned responsibility for the care of students.--- Must complete at least 30 hours of in-service training annually.--- High School Diploma or state authorized high school equivalent certificate required--- Bachelor's degree preferred but not required. --- A minimum of two years' job related experience. Three years' experience may be substituted with unpaid church positons and service.--- Valid Texas driver's license and good driving history--- Ability to transport children in agency vehicles to include 15 passenger vans--- Must understand and carry out the core value, mission, and Christian based approach of the organization.

Keywords: BOYS AND GIRLS COUNTRY OF HOUSTON, Texas City , Houseparent Aide - Community Care position - 30 HRS/Week (non-profit), Human Resources , Texas City, Texas

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