Current Job Opportunities

Time is the greatest gift you can make to the healing of a child. 

We seek quality and dedicated caregivers.

HCYR has a “continuum of care” serving children, teens, and young adults of all ages and with a variety of needs, ranging from intensive supervision to basic care. Residential campuses and Charter Schools at three different sites provide an array of programs and therapeutic services. In addition to caregivers, we employ counselors and clinicians, clerical and maintenance personnel, and others. Inquiry can be made about the current job opportunities by emailing the Human Resources Officer at or by calling 830-367-2131, 8-5, M-F.

The following positions are always open for application:

Live-in Houseparents (singles or couples)

Challenging but rewarding work at this faith-based haven for children with three locations in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, serving abused and neglected children since 1977. Pre-service training, regular salary increases, plus room and board provided. Live-in as primary houseparents for group of children in family-style home, or provide respite to primary houseparents during their scheduled days off. Twenty-one years or older. High school diploma or GED. Current Texas driver’s license. Background check will be conducted prior to hiring. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Night or Day Shift Workers

Work on night shift in children’s houses to ensure safety of children throughout the night, or serve as a daytime shift worker in one of HCYR’s Intensive Supervision Units.

For More Information

To get a better understanding of our organization, history, and life at Hill Country Youth Ranch or its sister campuses, you can read other pages on this website. Also see our collection of short films about the Ranch and its programs at videos.

For more information about available positions, email Human Resources at or call 830-367-6111, M-F.

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