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Omaha Home for Boys is seeking caring, dedicated individuals to join our team as house parent couples. While helping the Home accomplish its mission to support and strengthen youth, young adults and families, house parents provide direct care for teenage boys in our Residential Care Program. Utilizing a family environment and behaviorally-based curriculum, House Parents work with youth to promote positive life skills and the ability to make sound decisions. Youth live, attend school and work on the Home’s main campus.
House parent couples not only change the lives of youth, but also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the human services field and can even attend school if they wish.
House Parent Couple:
House parent couples act as positive role models and fulfill the daily parental duties for the youth in their care in a supportive, structured environment.
Youth care – Ensures youth are ready for school or other activities for the day. Provides instruction regarding health and personal habits, behaviors, and provides assistance in achievement of academic goals. Provides teaching interactions, awarding both positive and negative consequences for appropriate personal and social behaviors.
Reporting – Recording of points on youth cards at the end of each day. Prepares reports including but not limited to weekly progress reports, school reports, treatment plans, cottage operating budget, and incident reports.
Household responsibilities – This may include transporting youth to appointments, or attending staff meetings or discussions with treatment teams. Youth may have daily household chores or afterschool jobs. Couples will accompany youth to the dining hall for meals as a family unit and will plan recreational activities and cottage outings. Other tasks may include handling mail, recording petty cash, communication with guardians/collaterals and scheduling appointments.
**Relocation assistance – OHB will aide with moving expenses for couples moving to Omaha over a 50 miles radius up to $2,500.
|Date Posted||November 14, 2017|
|Date Closes||December 14, 2017|
|Address||4343 North 52nd Street|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Hours||6 days on, 3 days off|
|SOC Category||39-9011.00 Childcare Workers|
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