House Parent Couples

El Ranchito de los Niños is dedicated to keeping brothers and sisters together in a stable home where they grow into adulthood together. El Ranchito is located in Los Lunas, New Mexico just south of Albuquerque. The 7,200 sq ft ranch home is nestled among 23 acres of rural farm land and home to several animals that are integrated into our program.

We are hiring houseparent couples.

We will consider single or married couples with the desire to make a difference in the life of children who have experienced abuse and neglect. The position involves living in the home with five days on and two days off each week. 24 hour support staff is provided. Duties include all aspects of raising children in an engaged and loving manner, meal preparation, transportation, and maintenance of the home, general care of indoor and outdoor animals – all with the help of staff and children. Training will be provided. Applicants must be able to pass drug screening, driving and criminal background check.

Applicants must be able to pass drug screening, driving and criminal background check.

Salary & Benefits
  • $30,000 Salary per Person
  • Two bedroom Apartment (in the home)
  • Meals
  • Medical/Dental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation

To apply, visit our website or call 505-565-4470.

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About 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.