Heartland Children & Youth Homes

House Parents (Couples)

Bethel, Missouri

HCYH seeks Christian, husband and wife couples as House Parents who are responsible for caring and raising children and youth through a loving, nurturing household in a full-time capacity. House Parents are expected to shepherd youth through the many complexities of childhood and adolescence from a biblical worldview. House Parent's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, demonstrating a godly lifestyle, leading the household as unto the Lord, assisting the youth in academic development, and educating and equipping youth with foundational life skills. House Parents must possess a heart to serve and help children. Many of these children come from broken families and various situations that necessitate House Parents to possess patience, self-control, and conflict de-escalation skills. This position is essential to the primary vision of Heartland Ministries to help hurting children.

Physical Requirements:
  • Extensive standing. Extensive walking. Extensive movement (i.e., bending, squatting, turning, etc.). Working in/outdoors. Working extended hours. Being able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Being able to climb stairs
Minimal Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Previous experience in Youth Ministry or Children related service (preferred)
  • Class E driver’s license (required)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The company has a stringent substance abuse policy. We have a zero tolerance to alcohol, nicotine, and drugs.

Salary & Benefits
  • Sign on bonus: $3,000 per couple after 90 days of successful employment.
  • Annual salary: $33,488 per person; paid biweekly.
  • Housing, Utilities, and Food: Housing, Food and Utilities are provided at no-cost/full benefit to the House Parents with private, in-house living area.
  • Community Life: Living and serving in an intentional, Christian community centered around a local church.
  • Life Circumstances Time Off: Awarded annually per calendar year.
  • Paid Personal Time Off: Awarded upon hire date, and each 1-year anniversary thereafter, in the amounts described in employee handbook.
  • Respite Time Off: 5 days of respite per month.
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (with employer funded HSA): Employees contribute to the monthly premiums for this coverage.
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance: no cost to the employee.
  • Life Insurance: no cost to the employee.
  • Other Benefits: Holiday Pay, Funeral Pay, Christmas Bonus

If you think you may be a good fit for us, please send your resume to humanresources@hlcommunity.org or click the "Apply" button below.

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About houseparent.com

Houseparent.com is a career resource and job board for people interested in pursuing a career in residential childcare. Our mission is to connect dedicated married couples and individuals with employers hiring houseparents, cottage parents, teaching couples, youth development specialists, and other residential caregiving roles. Our goal is to share tools, resources and career opportunities so that you can make an impact in the lives of children who need it most.