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Family Teaching Couple
Youth Horizons, Inc-Wichita
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/24/2008
Categories: House Parent
Job Type: Full-Time
Youth Horizons is a faith-based, non-profit organization serving children since 1986 in Wichita, KS. Youth Horizons works with youth through a Mentoring Program and a Residential Program, the Boys Ranch.
The Boys Ranch is located in Valley Center, KS and sits on 77 acres of farmland. The Boys Ranch utilizes the Boys Town Teaching & Training Model. Training in child care practices is provided for all staff that interacts with the children.
This couple provides daily supervision and care for up to 8 boys between the ages of 10-22. Responsibilities include: office work, assisting in school, maintenance and repair work, and transporting residents to appointments.
The couple should be high energy and be able to meet the demand of a large family household. The couple should also have a heart for young people and be willing to invest themselves in the children's lives.
Youth Horizons offers salary, with great benefits including room and board, health insurance (HMO), dental, life insurance, long term disability, company-matched 401(k) account, and paid vacation. Staff housing provided is an attached apartment with two bedrooms, one bath, living area, kitchen, and laundry area.
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