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Lighthouse Christian Camp, Inc.
Smithville, Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/08/2009
Categories: House Parent
Job Type: Full-Time
Lighthouse Boys Ranch, a ministry of Lighthouse Christian Camp, Inc. is accepting applications for house parents.
Lighthouse Boys Ranch provides permanent Christian homes for abandoned, neglected and orphaned boys. Children, ages 5-12, are identified through private referral; if accepted they are placed in our ranch homes with loving Christian parents. Children will stay in these homes until they are 18 and gainfully employed or in college.
Lighthouse “Boys” Ranch seeks employment of a mature, married Christian couple to serve as full-time parents for up to six (6) boys.
The "ideal" candidates will:
• Have a calling to help hurting children.
• Be experienced parents.
• Have a stable work history.
• Have a history of good money management and stewardship.
Together with their spouses, house parents are caregivers, role models and spiritual leaders. They nurture a family-like atmosphere and enjoy quality one-on-one and group time with the children to insure proper development. This includes overseeing the basics of the childrens’ daily living, including their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual care. House parents collaborate with teachers, administrators and counselors to facilitate success.
As time allows, the couple employed as parents in the Boys Ranch home will also have other duties in operation of a resident camp for needy children.
The Ranch and camp, located on 400 acres, bordering beautiful Center Hill Lake, has two (2) pools, full-size gym, miles of hiking trails, horseback riding, games areas and more.
Weekly salary and housing is provided.
Please send resume & references by e-mail to email@example.com