Soaring Wings Seeks to Hire House Parents

Soaring Wings Christian Home and Ranch is seeking to hire a Christian husband and wife to serve as long-term houseparents.

Soaring Wings is a Christ-centered foster care community, family and home providing security, love and hope for children who – through no fault of their own – need a chance. SWR is committed to being a home and family for as long as the children need them.

We welcomed our first children in August of 2007. We currently have homes for girls and boys, and we are expanding to open an infant/preschool home in late 2016.  Soaring Wings is located 15 minutes northeast of Conway, Arkansas on 195 beautiful acres.

StrainHome_1Applicants must have a high school diploma, must have been married for at least 5 years, be active in a local church during their time at SWR, and have no more than two school-age children living at home.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

*Caring for the needs of the 7-9 children (including your own) entrusted to your care; including physical, emotional, spiritual, & academic needs

*Cooking meals nightly and on weekends

*Transporting children to school and to appointments

*Keeping the home clean and well-kept

*Keeping monthly budget and financial report

*Keeping academic and medical records

*Working with the Campus Director & Social Worker to resolve conflicts and maintain a therapeutic home

*Encourage the children in extracurricular activities.

*Join a local church and involve children in age appropriate church activities.

*Consistently display the organizational values of SWR:  “Act Justly, Love Mercy, & Walk Humbly “

Houseparents should have a positive attitude and outlook on life. They must be willing to follow the policies and procedures of the Ranch and work with all staff members to ensure the highest level of care is being provided for the children. Houseparents must agree with the Statement of Faith of the Ranch. Applicants must have minimal personal debt.

Soaring Wing Ranch operates on a full time houseparenting model. There is one houseparent couple per home. Houseparents receive one “date night” per week for 4 hours, one weekend off per month, one week off in the summer, and one week off at Christmastime.

Please e-mail resumes to jason@soaringwingsranch.com, fax to (501)849-2251, or mail to P.O. Box 1670, Conway, AR 72033.

 

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