Are you passionate about working with children and living in a small mountain town? Are you looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life and community? If you love recreating outdoors, McCall is a great place to call home! The Shepherd’s Home may be the job for you.
The Shepherd’s Home is a faith-based, non-denominational, foster care home that nurtures and protects children in need by providing a loving, family home.
The Shepherd’s Home House Parents live in the Shepherd’s Home residence. They are responsible for the overall care of the Shepherd’s Home residents, and for the maintaining the day to day consistency of the family environment which is in accordance with the Shepherd’s Home mission, vision and integrity. We serve publicly or privately placed children of all ages, through the age of 18. The Shepherd’s Home offers unconditional love and encourages in each child, a sense of self-worth. As a result, we play a part in breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect.
Care and parenting of resident children and home, including, but not limited to supervision, preparation of meals, snacks, hygiene and care of children’s personal effects.
Care and maintenance of the home and environment including but not limited to general cleaning and minor repairs in accordance with all city, county, and state requirements and Shepherd’s Home policies and procedures.
Develop and implement residents’ service plan goals and objectives to include independent living skills.
Develop and monitor resident chore list.
Assist residents with homework.
Provide input and assist in the implementation of the activity and recreational program for residents.
Case management: In coordination with Administrator interact with social workers counselors, schools, tutors, and families on behalf of residents.
Transport residents to services on a regular and timely basis
Maintain all required logs to include behavior resident’s intake, fire drill, menu planning, medications, etc.
Follow all Shepherd’s Home Policy and Procedures and Health and Welfare laws
Discipline according to Policy and Procedure guidelines
Meets bi-monthly and works collaboratively with Administrator to plan for and support each resident’s needs, assist with necessary paperwork and maintain accurate records.
Complete all Shepherd’s Home trainings in compliance with the Shepherd’s Home policy and State requirements for foster care licensure.
Must be willing to or current on all training requirements for Foster Parent license in accordance with Idaho Code, IDAPA 16.06.02, sections 400 through 499. These include PRIDE training and annual CPR/First Aid.
Must currently hold Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Foster Parent license, or meet qualifications to obtain Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Foster Parent license.
Experience with foster care or direct care in youth services, or youth ministry, preferred
Must hold a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
Meet all State requirements, i.e. a criminal background, as defined by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Must be physically fit to perform all duties and “must be in such physical and mental health as will not affect adversely either the health of the children or the quality and manner of their care.”
Tuberculosis screening test is required.
CPR/ First Aid trained or must complete certification within 60 days of awarded the position.