Cottage Parents/ Relief Cottage Parents - Palatka, FL

Cottage Parents/ Relief Cottage Parents - Palatka, FL

Posted: 7/25/2020 - 8:36 am

Applicants for cottage and relief cottage parents must be:
1. US Citizens with a valid drivers license,
2. A Christian married couple (man/woman married at least 3 years) with a strong faith and marriage, who possess a love for living with, and raising children and adolescents.
3. Cottage parents have to be joyful and encouraging, but also firm in discipline, while providing an environment that makes the child feel loved and part of an active Christian family.

Couples with existing families of up to, but not exceeding four children are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Previous child-care experience and/or college degrees are beneficial, but not mandatory.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide a stable Christian home environment for 6-10 boys as live-in house parents, (actually called “cottage-parents”). Regular day-to-day activities including but not limited to: providing a good breakfast, transporting them to and from the local schools in 15 passenger vans. Taking them to Dr./Dentist appointments etc. After school needs include helping with homework, supervising and assisting with after-school chores such as cleaning, (some boys will work with the ranch animals, and some with the vehicle program) mowing, weed-eating, and spraying. Supervising and assisting with evening activities such as bike-riding, skate-boarding, basketball, fishing, swimming, etc. The evening meal is served in the dining hall, and the entire ranch eats together as a family every evening Monday through Friday.

If you think you might be up to this challenging but extremely rewarding ministry, please

U.S. Mail, Fax, or E mail a copy of your resume to:

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