Careers

Job Opportunities

Our mission is to be a safe haven for at-risk children and families. We are looking for driven, adaptable individuals who desire to use their skills for the greater good. We provide training for our employees in trauma-informed care in accordance with the Sanctuary Institute.  

At the Children’s Home of Lubbock, we are a team of unique individuals, but we work together in creative collaboration to provide quality care that transforms the lives of at-risk children and their families through the active compassion of Christ. 

 

All applicants must submit employment history for the last five years of employment.

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Not ready for a full-time career? Looking for an internship? Fill out the form below to apply! We would love to see if there is a good fit for you in your area of interest here at the Children’s Home.

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House Mentor

Type: Full time

Position Purpose: Live-In role, preparing young women ages 18-21 who have aged out of foster care to prepare for adulthood, including obtaining employment, life skills, educational goals, and drivers license.

Specific to this job:

  • At least two years of college or a high school diploma and at least one year of experience with emotionally troubled young adult.
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • A driving record which will allow them to be insured by CHL auto insurance.

General Qualifications for All Employees of The Children’s Home of Lubbock:

  • Be able to read, write and communicate with co-workers, medical personnel and other persons necessary to care for the young adult’s needs.
  • Have a Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Exhibit behavior and health status that does not present a danger to young adult in care.
  • Meet the requirements of licensing standards in regards to a criminal background check.
  • Have a record of tuberculosis screening showing the employee is free of contagious TB.
  • Be physically, mentally and emotionally capable of performing assigned tasks and have the skills necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Commit to the seven values of Sanctuary: Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Democracy, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Growth and Change.
  • Complete a notarized Licensing Affidavit for Applicants for Employment

Awake Overnight Child Care Worker

Type: Part time

Position Purpose: Provide direct care and work with the assessment team to implement programs designed to meet the physical, developmental, and emotional needs of children.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least two years of college or a high school diploma and at least one year of experience with emotionally troubled children. Be a minimum of 21 years of age. A driving record and a valid Texas ID which will allow them to be insured by CHOL auto insurance.

Job Specific Qualifications:
– Minimum of two years experience in child care related services with children and families
– Working with children with therapeutic needs

Weekend Child Care Worker

Type: Part time

Position Purpose: Provide direct care and work with the assessment team to implement programs designed to meet the physical, developmental, and emotional needs of children.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least two years of college or a high school diploma and at least one year of experience with emotionally troubled children. Be a minimum of 21 years of age. A driving record and a valid Texas ID which will allow them to be insured by CHOL auto insurance.

Job Specific Qualifications
– Minimum of two years experience in child care related services with children and families
– Working with children with therapeutic needs

Emergency Shelter & Assessment Center Child Care Worker

Type: Full time & Part time

Position Purpose: Provide direct care and work with the assessment team to implement programs designed to meet the physical, developmental, and emotional needs of children.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least two years of college or a high school diploma and at least one year of experience with emotionally troubled children. Be a minimum of 21 years of age. A driving record and a valid Texas ID which will allow them to be insured by CHOL auto insurance.

Job Specific Qualifications
– Minimum of two years experience in child care related services with children and families
– Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed
– Working with children with therapeutic needs

Live-In House Parents

Type: Full time, Live on campus

Position Purpose:
With support from the treatment team, the House Parents will live on campus; developing a nurturing structured environment to meet the physical, developmental, and emotional needs of children.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least two years of college or a high school diploma and at least one year of experience with emotionally troubled children. Be a minimum of 21 years of age. A driving record and a valid Texas ID which will allow them to be insured by CHOL auto insurance.

Job Specific Qualifications
– Minimum of two years experience in child care related services with children and families
– Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed
– Working with children with therapeutic needs

Licensed Foster Parent

The Children’s Home of Lubbock is looking for a loving, Christian couple in West Texas who is licensed for Foster Care to live on our campus!

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, contact Ben Witt at [email protected] or 806-762-0481 ext 228

If you believe you are the right person for this opportunity, please complete the application on our Foster Care & Adoption Program page.

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Qualified Applicants must be at least 21 years of age (per State contract requirements) and meet licensing standards in regard to drug testing, a physical, tuberculosis screening, fingerprinting/criminal background check.

Applicants must submit the last five years of employment history.

Full-Time employees are eligible for medical coverage options, dental, EAP, life and long term disability, 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off for vacation and sick, wellness, self-care, and recognition programs.

Thank you for interest in employment opportunities with Children’s Home of Lubbock.

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