House Parents

Position Title:  House Parents

Facility Name: Hope Rising – Emergency Assessment Center

Facility Location:  Washington County

Contact Person: Renee Encinias

Contact Email: Renee.hoperising@gmail.com

www.hoperisingministries.org

Mission Statement:

Hope Rising is committed to the long term care and recovery for minor girls who have been rescued from human sex trafficking and exploitation. Our mission, to put it simply, is to provide hope and a future to these girls and to foster wholeness and healing to at-risk families and children. – Jeremiah 29:11

Job Description:

The House Parents teach and help the youth develop social skills, self-help skills, academic skills (help with homework) and independent living skills; healthy living habits (to include daily exercise and outdoor activities) and foster moral and spiritual development through a broad array of activities.  This population typically has a background of low self-esteem, academic failure, and problem behavior.  The House Parents administer the day-to-day operations of a large family residence including various paperwork, domestic responsibilities, and other assigned duties including administrative directives and works closely with other child care professionals as a team in carrying out individual treatment plans including Equine Therapy for each child to promote healing and safety.  Hope Rising was established in 2012 and is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization with the mission of providing a Hope and a Future for survivors and a vision to end child sex trafficking.

Working for Hope Rising means adopting our mission as your own.  If you are looking for a job that you can be passionate about, want to improve the life of children, and are hardworking and optimistic with a heart for serving, you have come to the right place!  As a member of the Hope Rising family, your work will directly impact the children that are survivors of child sex trafficking.

We offer a competitive base salary and during your stay with us, Hope Rising will provide a beautiful ranch home on 15 acres, paid utilities and support staff.

We are currently looking for HouseParents for our Emergency Assessment Center.  The right people will identify with our core values of:

  • INTEGRITY – Adhering to the moral and ethical principles of Christ.
  • COMPASSION – Offering hope, love & reconciliation
  • STEWARDSHIP – Being faithful to manage God’s call & Resources
  • FAITH – Believing God for who is and trusting him to see his will come to fruition
  • COMMUNITY – Working together & supporting one another
  • SERVANTHOOD – Dedicating ourselves to the success of others
  • DISCIPLESHIP – Making devoted lovers of Christ
  • ACCOUNTABILITY – Submitting to and providing ethical, spiritual and financial oversight

With our mission and these values in mind, the role will primarily provide:

  • A Positive Role Model for all of our children
  • Care and Supervision for residents in the home
  • Responsibilities of a Parent to include the provision of Material, Physical, Spiritual, Emotional, and Disciplinary Needs
  • Meal Preparation, Menu Documentation, and Grocery Pick up
  • Transportation for home residents to all appropriate facilities, to include medical/health & well-being appointments
  • Administration & Documentation of Medications
  • Documentation of various growth measures
  • Facilitation of ongoing relationships with residents and their families in conjunction with a caseworker
  • Ability to follow schedules and participate in related planning
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Married Couple or Single Female
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years of related experience/education
  • Valid Texas Driver’s license w/excellent driving record
  • Ability to care for up to 6 children
  • Must possess and exhibit behavior that demonstrates cultural diversity and sensitivity
  • Must possess and exhibit high moral standards

If this sounds like the position for you, please send your resume to renee.hoperising@gmail.com  for immediate consideration.  We will consider NATIONWIDE applicants!!!