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Posted on 06/07/2017

Program Assistant

Eagle Ranch - Flowery Branch, GA

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Position TypeFull Time

Job Description

Eagle Ranch is in need of a Full-Time Program Assistant to work in our boys’ program. 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. Program Assistants help create a safe, stable environment where these young men can work on their issues and practice new behaviors.

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.

Job Requirements

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 Instructions

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

To apply, candidates should email their resume with a cover letter to the attention of Paige Almeida at info@eagleranch.org and wait to be contacted. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered.

For contact information and more details on the position, visit EagleRanch.org/employment/residency-positions

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