House Parents (Full-Time) - Rawhide - New London, WI

  • Posted on: 14 August 2018
  • By: Amanda Prange

House Parents (Full-Time)

Rawhide

Youth Services – New London, Wisconsin

Do you and your spouse have a passion to serve together?

Have you ever wanted to help teenage boys in need of direction and purpose?

Houseparents assist the Unit Administrator in the leadership of the homes they live in and oversee the daily activities of the youth. They are responsible for maintaining a cohesive family unit and maintaining communication with parents, workers and guardians. 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 in the course of a day.

The Houseparent position at Rawhide is staffed by a married couple. This role does provide housing.

Please note that each applicant should complete an individual application rather than completing a joint application.

Required Job Qualifications:
Experience working with at-risk youth in residential treatment, foster care, or other direct care capacity
Ability to interact and effectively communicate with culturally diverse, psychologically or behaviorally challenged population
Experience in transitioning youth to positive situation (i.e., securing employment, creating and working on a budget, finding positive resources, and other beneficial environments)
Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff
Organized and dependable
Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions, except for glasses, and have a good driving record
Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity
Parenting experience (preferred)

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