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Residential Child Care Worker/ Direct Care worker

Posted: 11/15/2023

Established in 1977, Hill Country Youth Ranch is a non-profit charitable corporation licensed by the Texas Department of Family Protective Services to provide a safe, loving, and life-enhancing Christian environment for children and young adults who have suffered severe trauma from abuse or neglect.
HCYR offers a broad continuum of services, including residential treatment for severely traumatized children, family care for those who have stabilized, transitional living for young adults, and life-long family-based support for alumni.
Hill Country Youth Ranch is a faith-based organization and considers every position one of ministry. Hill Country Youth Ranch is hiring direct care staff for multiple positions at their Ingram, TX and Leakey, TX campuses. All roles consist of daily work with children who have been placed at Hill Country Youth Ranch due to previous abuse or neglect.
Some duties of a caregiver are:
Work in cooperation with other child care staff to provide a safe, clean, orderly home for residents in compliance with applicable licensing and accreditation standards.
Supervise residents to ensure their safety and well-being and adjust the level of supervision according to the circumstances and needs of the residents in care.
Make sure residents have the appropriate clothing, shoes, personal care supplies, and hygiene items needed for grooming, including encouragement and coaching on maintaining good hygiene.
Assist in the planning, ordering, and preparation of healthy meals and snacks in the home.
Support the participation of youth in spiritual development activities in the home and through services and programs offered by Hill Country Youth Ranch.
Ensure all facilities and equipment are clean, organized and maintained appropriately.
Hill Country Youth Ranch currently has openings for Live-in Houseparents, and Live-in Houseparent Couples at both the Ingram and Leakey locations. Current openings for shift work both for day and night shifts at the Ingram location only. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Live-in positions have room and board included. Please note room and board is for employee only. No pets.
Childcare training is required prior to job placement. Hill Country Youth Ranch provides onsite training at the Ingram campus. Additional details will be disclosed during application process to all interested candidates.
Job requirements:
*Must be 21 or older.
*Must have valid driver's license.
*Must complete The Diana Screen®.
*Must pass criminal background checks and drug screen.
*Must have current TB (tuberculosis) screening or obtain new one.
Required- Minimum High School diploma or GED
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $2,850.00 per month
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Ability to commute/relocate:
Ingram, TX or Leakey, TX: Reliably commute.