Job Summary

The House Parent role is to be the primary care-takers of the children, ensuring an environment of love, emotional support, accountability, safety and spiritual care.

  • Minimum Qualification: Unspecified
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The House Parent works a Five-day work week with variations of standard shifts. Work schedule will adjust according to academic calendar.

Male candidates encouraged to apply.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the care and supervision of the children, providing for their basic needs; nutrition, shelter, clothes, hygiene, safety etc.
  2. Responsible to keep children on schedule by following the daily routine and calendar events.
  3. Responsible for assisting children with their daily routine, providing support as the children learn the program.
  4. Responsible for assisting children with their homework and educational needs, working with tutors and the social worker to carry out their academic plan.
  5. Responsible for conducting house meetings.
  6. Responsible for transporting kids to and from appointments.
  7. Responsible for implementing individual child care plans (ICCP) as created by the RICC social worker.
  8. Responsible for tracking and reporting child progress to the RICC social worker.
  9. Responsible for facilitating spiritual development and enrichment elements for the children.


Minimum Qualification Standards:

  • Member in good standing with King Jesus Faith Ministries or other approved local church.
  • Demonstrated character and integrity as witnessed and agreed on by both ALCC & KJFM
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and ages, especially adolescents.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the education and/or social services sector.
  • Must be up to date on all required social service and education certifications.
  • Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to 22kg.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to multi task with clarity.
  • Excellent professional level communication and interpersonal and relationship building skills. Having the ability to listen and influence other people in written or verbal forms. 
  • Strong Conflict resolution skills with both internal and external contacts.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with people of all levels to include strangers and in all types of settings, including one-on-one and in groups. 
  • Demonstrate aptitude for working in sensitive environments, which require a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Constantly, and consistently, maintain a posture of confidentiality at all times regarding RICC interests, employees and children.
  • Presents themselves in excellence in regard to appearance and conduct, projecting a professional image at all times. 


Compensation:

  1. Salary will be paid monthly.
  2. Employment includes health benefits outlined in the RICC employee manual.
  3. Performance will be reviewed annually for possible increases.

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