Eagle Ranch is a Christ-centered community with a mission to make life better for children and families. Based in Flowery Branch, Georgia, the Ranch’s cornerstone residential program offers boys and girls a peaceful, stable environment to overcome challenges and discover their identity and purpose.
Founded in 1985, Eagle Ranch is a community that is called to serve children and families, providing the support and care needed to work through a crisis. If you have the desire to work with youth and families in a Christian community, Houseparenting at Eagle Ranch may be the right fit for you.
We are looking for married couples who desire to work together to invest in the lives of children and families in crisis. In this paid, mission-oriented position, Houseparents live in a home with up to 5 children who need guidance as they work within our program toward reunification with their families.
Eagle Ranch Houseparents help children develop emotional skills by creating a structure-nurture balance that is reinforced through daily life examples. It is an opportunity to partner with families and give practical guidance on how to have a healthier family life.
Am I qualified?
Eagle Ranch provides full training and support to become aHouseparent, so no prior experience is necessary. We have had Houseparents from a wide variety of backgrounds: teachers, youth pastors, nurses, couples who considered fostering or adoption, and even former business executives who wanted their next chapter in life to further impact God’s Kingdom.
Our ideal Houseparents have:
A passion to work with children and their families
A calling to work in ministry with their spouse (must be married for at least 3 years and have no more than 2 children living at home)
A heart for God, a willingness to be open and honest in relationships, and a desire to grow and be challenged
Meaningful work in a Christ-centered community
Ongoing training and professional support
Professional and personal development opportunities
Live on a beautiful wooded 315-acre campus
On-campus gym, fitness center, pool, tennis courts,equine center and other recreational activities
Supportive community of like-minded individuals
Competitive salary and benefits
Generous time off, including:weekly date nights, every other weekend off, and designated time off during school and seasonal holidays.