House Parent / Mentor – Rawhide Youth Services


New London, WI

If you want to change your life, change someone else’s first. 

$3,000 Retention Bonus provided!

We are looking for passionate, caring and hardworking individuals who feel a calling to help Rawhide transform the lives of at-risk youth. At Rawhide, you will find opportunities for personal and professional career development, a great benefit package, and the fulfillment of knowing the impact that your efforts will have on the lives of youth.

The House Parent/Mentor cares and mentors youth by modeling and teaching life skills and family values; integrating individualized treatment plans; using critical thinking skills to carry out day-to-day residential operations and processes; partnering with team members to sustain a therapeutic culture that recognizes and values youth progress toward treatment goals and strategies.

Essential Job Functions for House Parent/Mentor:

  • Builds a mentoring relationship and engages in teaching moments with youth
  • Collaborates with all teams involved to implement individual treatment plans
  • Supports and assists with day-to-day residential operations and processes including medication administration
  • Completes accurate documentation to remain in compliance with licensing requirements
  • Provide spiritual mentorship to youth consistent with Rawhide’s statement of faith

Experience/Education for House Parent/Mentor:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Meet one of the following qualifications
    • Have an associates or bachelor’s degree with a focus on child and youth care work or in a social or behavioral science field
    • 2-3 years relevant experience working in a recognized child welfare setting for the type of population served by Rawhide

Skills for House Parent/Mentor:

  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record
  • Exercises critical thinking, judgment and discernment
  • Ability to identify and respond to crisis situations
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
  • Physically able to meet the demands of the position, including providing therapeutic physical restraints

Rawhide Youth Services Benefit Overview:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Competitive 401k plan
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Onsite Nurse
  • Meals while on duty
  • Onsite Café and Coffee Shop
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Nature Trails/Waterfront Access on 700+ acres
  • Onsite Fitness Center and Gym
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Development Program
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Benefits for Birth or Adoption

It is the policy of Rawhide Youth Services, Inc. to comply with the equal opportunity policy and
standards of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health
Services and the Department of Workforce Development and all applicable state and federal
statutes and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment and service delivery.