Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?  As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

Overview of Job

•    Live on-site in a Boys Town Family Home and provide direct care for 6-8 at-risk youth through creating a safe and loving family-style living environment
•    Provide emotional support utilizing praise, positive feedback, affection and empathy to build ones self-confidence and respect
•    Use rational problem solving techniques to teach youth critical thinking skills, assist with behavioral problems, counsel through personal issues and provide crisis intervention
•    Plan, participate and provide opportunities for individual and family activities that are both educational and entertaining
•    Display and teach parenting, family and relationship skills to youth, legal guardians and caretakers to create family engagement
•    Maintain contact with both internal and external consumers agencies to obtain or provide information regarding youth’s behaviors, strategies and progress
•    Prepare written records for household budgeting, tracking youth progress, reporting incidents/behaviors and document youth medical needs and appointments
•    Teach and role model Boys Town values and ethical behaviors, as well as support and encourage participation in regular religious activities
•    Supervise the activities of assigned Assistant Family-Teacher to aid in their development and success
•    Manage the daily operating schedule of the home; assist with youth transportation needs, and overall household upkeep

Benefits

•    Annual starting salary of $68,000 per couple (Dependent upon location)
•    Benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 401K retirement plan; paid vacation and sick leave
•    Fully-paid living expenses, which include rent, utilities, and a monthly household budget Opportunities to earn college credit while working
•    Career advancement opportunities within the organization
•    Relocation Assistance
•    Company vehicle

Required Qualifications

•    Be at least 21 years of age or older, except if applying for Washington D.C. due to contractual requirements one must be at least 22 years of age or older
•    High School diploma or equivalent is required, some college credit is preferred
•    Valid driver’s license with good driving record and ability to pass MVR Check
•    Flexibility and willingness to work a wide array of hours, which includes days, evenings, weekends and holidays
•    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
•    Ability to attend a 2-weeks paid training in Omaha, Nebraska

Apply Link: https://jobs.boystown.org/category/houseparent-jobs/197/14281/1

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Boys Town of Central Florida
65058
04-15-2019
2019-06-14 00:00:00
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Oviedo
Florida
32765
Ability to attend a 2-weeks paid training in Omaha, Nebraska. Live on-site in a Boys Town Family Home and provide direct care for 6-8 at-risk youth through creating a safe and loving family-style living environment.
68.000
Yearly
Boys Town of Central Florida