• Children's Homes of Iredell County Inc. IS HIRING!

    Posted: 03/26/2021

    We currently have job opportunities available with the Children’s Homes of Iredell County, Inc. Our homes have been in operation since November of 1972 in our local community.

    Our children and youth are currently in the foster care system as victims of abuse and neglect through no fault of their own.  Our agency is currently seeking individuals or couples to provide care, compassion and supervision for youth who are placed with us for their protection and well-being. Our positions are full time with benefits as described below and salary is commensurate with education and experience.  This is a live-in position, the schedule is 7 days on duty, 7 days off duty. Houseparents live in the residence for the 7 days, then off for 7 days. 


    The overall purpose of this job is to provide supervision and care to the residents (children / youth age birth to 2 1), promote the well-being of those residents; provide related support to their families and legal guardians; coordinate with Agency staff and individuals from other agencies /community programs involved in providing care to the residents; support, maintain, and meet the Agency mission and vision; and assist the agency with adhering to best practices, State and federal laws, Agency policies and procedures, and accreditation standards.

    The Direct Care Houseparent position:

    • Provides a positive role model for residents in care through respectful action, behavior, language, dress, and demeanor.
    • Assumes primary responsibility to ensure a stable, nurturing, safe environment in the home for residents for continued development and safety. 
    • Monitors and evaluates the progress of residents with regards to their Plans of Care and other program outcomes and measures.
    • Meets with the Residential Program Manager daily/weekly to:
      •  review resident notes, residents' progress.
      •  receive direct supervision.
      •  provide feedback and recommendations regarding advocacy and care of residents, program implementation, resident and/or home needs, and safety / risk management issues.
    • Provides supervision and counseling of residents with regards to appropriate social behaviors and skills, sexual conduct, health and hygiene, respect and rights of individuals, and respect of their home and property (both individual and community), residents' goal development and completion all in accordance with program model and the residents' Plan of Care.
    • Provide constant supervision of each resident in care unless otherwise specified in the residents' Plan of Care.
    This live-in position, 7 days on duty, 7 days off duty; our House parents live in for the 7 days, then off for 7 days. Our salary range begins at a base rate of $25,000 paid biweekly.  Our benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance that is paid 100% by the Agency after 90 days full time employment.

    Please contact us at the follow email:
    bspeece@chomesofiredell.com or call our office at 704-871-2289 ext. 371.

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