The Baptist Children's Village

Houseparent Missionaries

Mississippi (Multiple Locations)

If you are a mission-minded, husband and wife team who loves working with children and youth, you might make a fantastic houseparent in one of our residential cottages.

The primary responsibility of houseparents is to model healthy, Christian family living for children and youth.

As the primary caregiver for the children and youth in your cottage you will help children with things like:

  • Transportation
  • Homework
  • Laundry
  • Cooking meals

Our goal is that life in our cottages models that of a healthy, Christian home environment.

Houseparents must be cooperative and comfortable working in a team environment.

Must be in good physical health to provide daily care of children and transportation to appointments, school, etc.

Salary & Benefits
  • Excellent $40,000 per person starting salary
  • 100% Paid Medical Benefits
  • Mental Health Coverage
  • Life Insurance & Retirement Plan
  • Commissioned as MBCB Missionary
  • Housing, Utilities, Food and Transportation Provided While on Duty
  • Off-Duty Housing Available
  • 14 Days on & 7 Days Off

To apply

Complete an application at BaptistChildrensVillage.com/employment

Submit your application via email to Karen Rikard, Director of Human Resources at krikard@bcvms.com or you may mail it to

The Baptist Children's Village, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES

PO Box 27, Clinton, MS, 39060-0027.

If you need to speak directly with Mrs. Rikard, please call 601-952-2422.

We will contact you once your application is reviewed about next steps.

The below link will take you to an external website or email address to apply to the above hiring organization. Houseparent.com does not accept job applications on behalf of our partner organizations. Please do not send resumes or other personal details to houseparent.com.

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.