Abba's Heart Ministries

House Parent Couple for Boys Home

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Job Description

Title: House Parents (a husband and wife team: both must qualify)
Should be a mature Christian Zambian couple who have a strong desire to work with and develop youth.  This job requires living in a home with up to 8 teenage boys who are being rehabilitated from street life and have no option for reintegration with family.  Must live full time on Abbas Heart campus in Garneton (Itimpi), Kitwe. No one with young children in the home would qualify.
Job Purpose Summary:  House Parents are responsible for the caregiving and development of their children in residence.  This job is comprehensive and designed to rehabilitate, cultivate and disciple the children for independent living and life in Christ.
Key Responsibilities:

Teach and model the ways of Christ and the gospel
Constant supervision of residents in the home.
Ensure that the home is clean, well-organized, and maintains an atmosphere conducive to family life.
Organize and keep a daily time table for the residents that includes chores, meal times, school, recreation, devotions, study time, bath, washing and bed time
Detailed record keeping of behavior incidents, progress and areas that need improvement.
Manage behavior issues swiftly and appropriately according to the circumstance and individual.  Consistent discipline and correction
Communicate all behavior issues to Home Life Coordinator
Engage relationally whenever possible equipping them with life skills like; cooking, personal hygiene, work ethic, learning, study, games, cultivating gardens, small business etc.
Prepare a plan with goals and practical steps to achieve for each resident to meet in order to be successful on Exodus and Independent Living
Manage basic household funds
Take boys to church
Take on a ‘work’ responsibility for the AHZ property

For more information or to submit a letter of application from both husband and wife, please email [email protected]

Job Summary

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Kitwe, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary 5000 ZMW / Month
Abba's Heart Ministries

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