Time is the greatest gift you can make to the healing of a child.
We seek passionate caregivers.
HCYR has three campuses and administers and operates four licensed programs and a Charter School and thus must hire personnel for many positions in addition to caregivers, teachers, and counselors. Inquiry can be made about the current job opportunities by emailing the Human Resources Officer at email@example.com or by calling 830-367-6111 8-5, M-F.
Live-in Houseparents (singles or couples)
Challenging but rewarding work at a faith-based haven for children with three locations in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, serving abused and neglected children since 1977. Paid training, regular salary increases, room and board. Charter schools on each campus. Live-in with scheduled days off. Twenty-one years or older. High school diploma or GED. Current Texas driver’s license. Background check required. Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply Here
- Maintain a challenging and structured daily routine for youth with demonstrative behavioral issues.
- Plan weekend activities.
- Manage behavior problems as they occur using methods approved by HCYR and TDFPS.
- Supervise the daily cabin routine for each resident.
- Supervise residents and know their location. Keep the children safe.
- Participate in training, meetings, and supervisory conferences to develop and enhance child-care skills.
- Report serious or repeated cabin issues to the appropriate Program or Clinical Staff.
- Responsibility for grocery shopping within HCYR budget, personal hygiene, and medical supplies.
- Maintain the household, including staff living quarters, and yard, in a clean and orderly manner.
- Document behavioral issues on daily logs and incident reports regularly.
- Meet standards for professional growth. Take courses offered. Stay current in certifications as required by policy. Keep current in hours of training, per HCYR policy and TDFPS standards.
- Demonstrate responsibility, maturity, and role modeling in all interactions with staff and children. Follow HCYR policies and code of conduct service as the social, moral, ethical, and legal role model for children.
- Coordinate with therapist and program staff in setting up programs or activities to meet the special needs of children in care, such as individual counseling or therapeutic activity groups.
- Help to provide a living style that is growth producing and which stimulates environmental exposure, self-confidence, trust, and love of people; remains attentive to the physical emotional, spiritual, and academic growth of the children under supervision.
Volunteers, as well as paid employees, are important in our work. They are an extended family for the children and help in all manner of ways to enrich their lives. To read more about volunteering time, see How You Can Help.
To get a better understanding of our organization, history, and life at Hill Country Youth Ranch, see our stories.
For more information about our programs or available positions, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 830-367-6111, M-F.
Human Resources Officer
Hill Country Youth Ranch
P. O. Box 67
Ingram, Texas 78025