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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:

Foster Parents

We are currently looking for married couples to fill the roles of foster parents in Rapid City, Mitchell, and Sioux Falls! If you have a special place in your heart for children and want to help them overcome their past, then this is the position for you! Abbott House hires married couples to live as a family with up to 6 children in a home provided by Abbott House. These children have no safe place to call home and desperately need a stable and safe environment to grow in! We will provide training and support to ensure you feel prepared and confident working with children who have experienced trauma.

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Family Teacher

Located in Mitchell, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls. Family Teachers are like aunts and uncles to our foster children. The family teacher is a full time position. You will provide respite care to our foster children when the foster parents are off duty. The family teacher 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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Training Coordinator

Located in Mitchell, SD. Do you enjoy working with others and helping colleagues reach their goals? This may be the position for you! The Training Coordinator plays a major role in the Abbott House work environment. This position is responsible for training newly hired staff, presenting ongoing training for retained staff, evaluating staff satisfaction, and reducing staff turnover. 

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Youth Engagement Specialist

Located in Mitchell, SD. Looking for Full-Time and Part-Time. 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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Located in Mitchell, SD. There's nothing more important than good food and a clean home, which is exactly what the Cooks and Housekeepers at Abbott House are responsible for daily! Ensuring safety, sanitation, and nutrisious meals are the most important areas of this position.

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Crisis Management Team Member

Located in Mitchell, SD. Looking for full-time and part-time. 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 positions for individuals who want to make some extra money at the end of the day! Crisis management team members work primarily in the evenings and on weekends.

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On Call Nurse

Located in Mitchell, SD. If you are a nurse who likes flexibility and can work 6 or more days a month, this might be the position for you! The more shifts you pick up, the larger your monthly incentive pay is. On Call nurses complete assessments after hours, holidays, and on weekends in the event of an emergency safety intervention.

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Teacher's Aide

Located in Mitchell, SD. This shift is from 6:30am-2:30pm. The Abbott House Teacher's Aide is never bored. In this position, you will assist the education and treatment teams in management of client behavior as well as preparation and implementation of curriculum. TA's also respond to crisis situations as needed. Because there are varying shifts, you may be involved in completing morning routines and helping the youth prepare for their school days.

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Located in Mitchell, SD. Are you a dedicated educator, looking to help at-risk youth? Abbott House is looking for a qualified teacher who wants to teach in an independent learning environment. This position works with emotionally and learning challenged youth to help them overcome their challenges and enhance their social and academic functioning. Abbott House teachers work 40 hrs/week year round. 

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Special Education Teacher

Located in Mitchell, SD. If your heart fills with pride and a smile crosses your face as you watch a child succeed, then this job is for you! The Special Education Teacher works closely with the Special Education Director to create a safe, nurturing, and supportive learning environment for youth served by the Abbott House. The Special Education Teacher is to help manage educational programs and activities that are provided to emotionally and learning challenged students. 

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To request an application, please email Jody.