Abbott House Careers.

Careers

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Exciting Career Opportunities Await You

Abbott House offers a variety of rewards in terms of employment. In addition to a full benefits package, employees are able to grow in their careers through extensive training and annual and performance salary reviews. We offer competitive wages, and a work environment that is intellectually stimulating and personally satisfying.

Application for Employment

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Night Youth Worker

If you prefer working independently and can work night time hours or weekend hours, this position is for you!  Typically the Youth Care Worker begins a shift at the Abbott House after all the young people have gone to bed.  In the quiet of the evening, you are responsible for regularly checking on sleeping children, facility cleaning, and documentation.  Once the girls wake up you will also be assisting with morning routines.

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Foster Parent

Abbott House Foster Parents are special people who have a special place in their hearts for children.  If you want to help children overcome their past and be successful.  This position is for you!  Foster parents live as a family in a home provided by Abbott House with up to six homeless children who have no safe place to call “home” and no family.  Foster parents receive training and support to ensure they are prepared to handle all types of traumatized children.  Foster parents receive a full time salary, a complete benefit package, automobiles to transport children and many other support services.

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Youth Engagement Specialist

The Youth Engagement Specialists spend their day nurturing, leading group discussions and managing young people to insure their safety and guide them in daily interactions with other students and staff members.  Youth Engagement Specialists (YES) have a four day work week with varying hours.

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Lead Youth Engagement Specialist

The Lead Youth Engagement Specialists spend their day nurturing and guiding young people and supporting child care staff members as they work with youth to complete their daily activities. Lead YES' have leadership skills that enable them to help motivate and coach staff. Working with youth as they learn adn grow is one of the best features of this position.

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Crisis Management Team Member

This position works with our youth in crisis and non-crisis situations and assists with daily facility maintenance. Most evenings, crisis management team members will be playing games with young people, having discussions or helping them prepare for bed. This is a great position for individuals who want to make some extra money at the end of the day. Crisis management team members work primarily evening and weekend hours in a part-time or full-time capacity.

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Family Teacher within Bridges Foster Care

Family Teachers are like aunts and uncles to our foster children. The family teacher is a full-time position who provides respite care to our foster children when the foster parents are off duty. Family teachers assume an integral role in providing care and services to our foster children. The family teachers will stay at the foster home overnight, serving as the “parent” of the foster home while the foster parents have days off.

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Cook

The Cooks at Abbott House are the employees who really make our residents happy. There’s nothing more important than good food and a clean home; which is what the Cook positions are responsible for daily. Ensuring safety, sanitation and nutritious meals are the most important areas of this position.

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To request an application, please email Jody.