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New River Ranch Inc

Houseparent Team (Husband & Wife only) - Teaching Parents

New River Ranch Inc
Fayetteville, West Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 06/14/2017
Categories: Christian Teacher - Church/Ministry - Counseling - House Parent - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Husband-Wife Teams Needed (Social Services - House Parents, Teaching Parents)


A Residential Group Home for abused and neglected teens ages 11-19 is seeking a full time husband and wife team to serve as Teaching Parents. Our program is a ministry of Christian based rearing in homes run as normal to family daily life for these children to experience and learn from. Each group cottage attends local church services as part of our weekly program. Our horses that roam the ranch are used in Egala Equine Therapy as well with our program.The facility is located on our beautiful ranch in Southern West Virginia, where four true seasons are experienced. We are 5 miles outside of Fayetteville, WV which is home to the New River Gorge where exciting wildlife adventures are the specialty. Rafting, rock climbing, fishing, and National Park trails are waiting for you on your days off of work. Unique local cuisine and artisans are thriving invitations to experience here as well.


This is a 5 day live-in position that includes a benefit package. Mentoring and Christian ministry is blended into our program. House parents will need to be able to cook, shop for groceries on a budget, comply with program rules and regulations, teach light housework chores to residents, have a valid WV driver's license to transport the residents, and other on the job training duties that will be covered upon hiring the chosen candidates. Salary and benefits package will be determined by qualifications.


Only Serious Candidates will be considered! A high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment, as well as being cleared by a state and federal background investigation that the employer will pay for. Prior experience in mentoring teen groups, education, ministries, and/or social services work or education is a plus!


Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume for both husband and wife's experience to