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Boys Town

Boys Town, Nebraska, United States

Date Posted:
09/24/2014
Categories:
House Parent - Social Services
Job Type:
Full-Time
Boys Town
Job Description:

Make your Career Count!


Are you ready for your next challenge?


Do you have a desire to work with youth?


Do you want to impact the heart of a community?


Choose Boys Town and KNOW you are making a difference every day in the lives of youth and families!


Boys Town has several opportunities for a married couple to work together to make a difference in the lives of children and families.  This is an opportunity that provides a relocation package, excellent starting salary plus paid living expenses, a company vehicle, Excellent medical benefits, matching 401(k), Paid vacation, Paid sick leave, an opportunity to earn college credit towards a Bachelor’s degree, Master Degree options available, and opportunities for advancement in a nationally recognized organization.

 

Boys Town has 9 locations across the United States that employ Family Teaching Couples, currently we are accepting applications for Omaha, NE; Tallahassee, FL; New York, NY; New Orleans, LA; Orlando, FL; Las Vegas, NV.  Here is your opportunity to get started with Boys Town!


Our organization is almost 100 years old and going strong!  Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs.  As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year.  Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America! 

 

As our Family-Teaching Couple you will provide direct care for 6 - 8 at-risk youth through creating a safe and loving family style living environment.  Living on-site in a Boys Town Family home, together you will be provide youth with moral, spiritual, and educational development needed for future success.  You will be trained in the Boys Town Model to guide and teach the youth appropriate skills and behavior.  You are also provided with an Assistant Family Teacher as well as several other levels of staff support to assist with the home.  You will also provide crisis intervention to the youth in care.  You will coordinate and assist house activities such as operating the daily schedule for the home, family meetings, chores, meals, household upkeep and youth transportation needs. 

 

Qualifications:

  • To be at least 21 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • High energy and ability to motivate high risk youth and serve as a positive role model
  • Ability to maintain professional behavior by keeping appropriate boundaries with youth and staff
  • Ability to build trust and respect with high-risk youth
  • Ability to work independently, with a spirit of reaching for excellence.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work a wide array of hours, which will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and are qualified to take on this life-changing experience apply today at www.boystown.org/careers.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required of individuals so classified.

 

Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer. Please contact us at 1-877-639-6003 if you need an accommodation to complete the application process.

 

Boys Town is an affirmative action employer and participates in the E-Verify program.

 

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Boys Town

The Boys Town mission has always been and always will be centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We, at Boys Town, believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people – a fire that burns in each of them. Boys Town has been a national leader in the care and treatment of children since its founding more than 90 years ago by Father Edward Flanagan. As one of the largest nonprofit, nonsectarian child More...