House Parent Job Opening
Join the residential team at Kurn Hattin Homes and make a difference in the lives of children. This residential job is multifaceted where the right candidate will be an effective member of the team integral to teaching wide ranging positive life skills, supporting growth in academics, role modeling good communication skills, and working with the children in a homelike cottage setting. The house parent will supervise all aspects of cottage living from creating a warm and welcoming community, running weekly cottage meetings using a restorative circle process, supervising hygiene, homework, and bedtime routines while teaching the children how to care for the cottage including cleaning and sanitization techniques, and also working collaboratively with the rest of the child services team. HPs work closely with families/guardians to advance the children’s development, develop effective communication skills, provide individual initiative and a feeling of responsibility while maintaining a warm, nurturing environment.
The work schedule may be a Sunday – Wednesday or Wednesday – Saturday with overnights.
The successful applicant will:
- Be at least twenty-one years of age
- Must have a high school diploma (or G.E.D) with college degree(s) preferred.
- At least two years of experience in childcare, education, or human-service related fields
Please tell us how you can make a difference in the lives of these children.
How to Apply
Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Upload resume, cover letter and references. Or mail to:
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children
P.O Box 127
Westminster, VT 05158