Feb 09, 2024

Youth Care Specialist

$35,000 - $40,000 yearly
  • Harvest FWB Child Care Ministries, Inc.
  • Duffield, VA, USA
Full time House Parent Nonprofit Social Work Youth Ministry

Job Description

Mission: To provide a healthy Christian home environment, caring parents, and a wholesome family life for the abused, neglected, abused, and troubled children placed in our care.

 Position Title:  Residential Counselor / Youth Care Specialists (couples or singles may apply)

Schedule:  (1) 7 day on / 7 day off rotating live-in schedule   (2) 12 hour shifts 4 days one week / 3 days the next

 Job Duties:

¨      Provide care and nurturing to residents in our group home or Emergency Shelter program. Interact with children and implement daily living schedule

¨      Transport to school, doctors, dentists, mental health appointments, court, etc.

¨      Teach daily life and social skills through chores, recreation, homework, etc.

¨      Responsible to maintain the household according to health and safety standards

¨      Prepare meals per menu

¨      Maintain assigned vehicle

¨      Conduct daily devotions with children and attend church on Sunday and youth group on Wednesday


¨      Be at least 21 years old

¨      Pass an FBI and CPS background check

¨      Clean driving record

¨      Have earned a Bachelor’s degree in education, social services, or ministry; or have at least six months experience working with youth

¨      Adhere to and be willing to teach a conservative, fundamental, traditional lifestyle  

¨      Physically able to engage in activities with youth

Starting Salary & Benefits:

¨      $35,000 - $40,000 / year (each) depending on education and experience. 

¨      Life, health, short-term and long-term disability insurance provided at no cost.  Dental /  Vision insurance available

¨      Matching retirement plan after one year of employment

¨      Meals when working


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