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Seamark Ranch Relief Houseparents


Seamark Ranch has immediate openings for paid, part-time Relief Houseparent couples. Duties include taking care of up to 8 children in a Seamark home for a 2 or 3 night week-end once per month. Couples must pass a comprehensive battery of screenings to be considered.


Please send a letter of intent tailored to your position of interest (no more than 2 pages) and a resume via one of the three following methods to:

Seamark Ranch Office ATTN: Family Care Coordinator

Seamark Ranch Houseparents

Seamark Ranch is accepting resumes for future houseparent positions. Houseparents are a mature, dedicated husband-and-wife team who live and work directly with up to 8 children in their home at Seamark Ranch. Houseparents model Christ’s love while providing an example of a traditional family.

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Residential children’s home is seeking a mature, dedicated husband and wife team to live and work directly with up to 8 children of varying ages and backgrounds in a traditional home setting on our 468 acre campus. This is an extended, full-time residential position. Houseparent couples serve a critical role in breaking the cycle of failure and abuse in the lives of children and helping children achieve transformation and restored hope. The home and family is managed based upon traditional, Biblical values. Houseparents are supported by non-residential employees and volunteers who actively participate in the care and nurturing of each child. Additionally, houseparents take an active role and encourage the family’s participation in our working farm community.

  • Provide discipline and structure, while showing unconditional love, to children who may be experiencing this for the first time.
  • Oversee educational development and provide home life and independent living skills training.
  • Provide transportation to school, weekly activities, medical appointments and childcare appointments as required.
  • Plan and prepare nutritious family meals.
  • Housekeeping, routine home maintenance and overseeing children’s chores.
  • Develop and manage a household budget and household finances. Monthly reconciliation and reporting required.
  • Daily devotions and weekly church attendance.
  • As part of the childcare team, assist in executing a treatment plan for each child including administering medications.
  • Timely and thorough preparation of required regulatory and childcare program meetings and reporting.
  • Embrace other staff and volunteers as important members of the childcare team and family.
  • Interact successfully with extended family members and community based care agencies as required.
  • Participate fully with chores and responsibilities related to our working farm community.
  • Participate in ongoing childcare training.
  • Mature husband and wife team with a minimum of 2 years in a stable marriage.
  • Spouses must be at least 25 years of age and experienced at nurturing and raising children, especially teenagers.
  • Must reside in a home on campus with up to 8 children.
  • Must be patient and able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communications, and organizational skills.
  • Must be a nonsmoker, adhere to an alcohol policy, and be able to lift 25-30 lbs as required.
  • Excellent character, health and emotional stability. Campus offers limited handicap access.
  • Energetic and enjoys family social interaction.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Internet.
  • Clear all required childcare screenings, drug tests, psychological and background checks. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must read and attest to our Statement of Faith.
  • Most importantly, the couple should feel “called” to this rewarding position.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experienced at nurturing and raising children, especially teenagers.
  • Familiarity with community based care and CPR certification a plus.

Please send a letter of intent tailored to your position of interest (no more than 2 pages) and a resume via one of the three following methods to:

Seamark Ranch Office ATT: Family Care Coordinator
Fax: (904) 529-1953
Mail: 3631 Seamark Ranch Road Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

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