Cottage Parents - Bradenton, FL

Cottage Parents - Bradenton, FL

Posted: 6/8/2017 - 9:36 pm

Married couples - passionate about helping needy youth - WE NEED YOU! The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches is seeking married couples to live and work with youth in our residential care facilities.

A significant component for success in this critical position is matching married couples to the best campus for both the youth and the couple. While living on campus while on duty, and under the supervision of an assigned Unit Director, the Cottage Parent provides youth with a strong parental role model while implementing a professional family-style program that emphasizes skill acquisition and personal development and a safe and secure environment in which to grow and learn.

The Cottage Parent teaches and develops social skills, self-help skills, academic skills, and independent living skills; and fosters moral and spiritual development through a broad array of activities to youth in residence who typically have a background of low self esteem, academic failure, and problem behavior. The Cottage Parent administers 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 responsibilities while in the work place. ..

High School Diploma or GED required. Background screening.

DFWP/EOE

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