Program Assistant

Employer
Location
Flowery Branch
Posted
Apr 18, 2017
Closes
May 18, 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Experience Level
Entry-level

Eagle Ranch has an immediate opening for a full-time Program Assistant to work in our boys’ program.

To help implement our program, we employ recent college graduates in a 2-year, paid residential position. As a Program Assistant, you will assist the Eagle Ranch program and partner with a home’s Houseparent Couple to provide care for up to seven boys.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work alongside a Houseparent Couple, under the guidance of a licensed Counselor, to run the Eagle Ranch therapeutic program.
  • Run therapeutic program when Houseparents are absent and during weekly date nights.
  • Counseling, guidance, and mentorship to the boys and their families.
  • Engage in team meetings, trainings, staff chapel, intakes, and staff meetings.
  • Plan and implement group development and recreational activities for children in the program.
  • Assist with the facilitation of the group process in the home.
  • Assist in communicating with the child’s parents regarding the progress of their child and encourage them to embrace the treatment program.
  • Communicate regularly with Houseparent Couple and Counselor to facilitate treatment in the home.
  • Assist in teaching PE or other duties at Eagle Ranch School.

QUALITIES:

  • Passion to work with children.
  • Good character, health and emotional stability.
  • Regularly attend church and agree with the Eagle Ranch Statement of Faith.
  • Flexible. Have the ability to adjust to sudden changes in schedule.
  • Able to learn, develop, and put into practice discipline and behavior management skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Willing to be open and honest in relationships.
  • Willingness to learn, grow and be challenged.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Commit to serving for two years.
  • Be at least 21, have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Live on campus in gender-specific housing with other program residents.
  • 4-year college degree.
  • Written spiritual and personal references.
  • Good physical health and emotional maturity.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

To apply, candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Krista Martin and wait to be contacted. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered.

For more information, visit EagleRanch.org/Employment/Residency