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Thornwell Home for Children

Clinton, South Carolina, United States

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Thornwell Home for Children
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For 136 years, Thornwell Home for Children has been committed to providing the highest quality of care for preschoolers  to transitional living for young adults. We are a ministry of the Presbyterian Church USA and are located in Clinton, SC, a historic, college town in upstate SC.

We are seeking singles and couples to work in professional positions to provide a nurturing, family style setting for 6-8 children.  We have ten cottages on our campus and staff each cottage with four adults as to allow for consistency for the children and adequate time off for staff. Thornwell uses the Evidence Based Teaching Family Model.  Our four hundred acre campus includes historic buildings, cottages, recreational facilities, and a state of the art Learning Center.

We desire nurturing, professional and deeply committed  ministry minded people who are ready to accept the challenge of working with hurting children. If you are interested in serving God and serving kids, we invite you to apply. Please visit our website at www.thornwell.org 



Lindy Scott 




Salary starts at $40,000 for couple and $20,000 for single + off-duty housing , competitive benefits, and career advancement opportunities 

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Thornwell Home for Children

Founded as a Presbyterian ministry in 1875, Thornwell Home for Children is a joyful Christian community, offering hope and wholeness to children and families. Its goals are to provide loving homes for abused, abandoned and neglected children, to offer an opportunity for healing by providing proper healthcare and mental health counseling for every Thornwell child, and to offer Thornwell’s children hope for a successful future by providing educational support and teaching self-advocacy. More...