Careers

Careers

The Settlement Home for Children is an innovative non-profit rooted in 98 years of tradition in the Austin community. We are looking for talented and skilled individuals to be a part of our cutting edge, child-focused and well respected agency.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

If you are interested in applying for one of our open positions, please send a cover letter, indicating the position for which you are applying, and a resume. Email attachments are preferred, but fax and US Mail are accepted. If you submitted your resume or an application in the past, please resubmit it for current openings.

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OPEN POSITIONS (updated 7/22/2014):

Therapist/Supervisor LEARN MORE »CLOSE«
There are currently no Therapist/Supervisor openings.

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Master's degree with LPC or LCSW credentials.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Experience in residential treatment setting and milieu therapy preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

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Houseparent LEARN MORE »CLOSE«
There are currently several houseparent positions open. Shifts are: Wed. 9 a.m. - Sat. 5 p.m. OR Sat. 4 p.m. - Wed. 1 p.m.
 

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or residential treatment experience preferred.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

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Youth Care Counselor LEARN MORE »CLOSE «
There are currently several YCC and Relief YCC positions available.(Full time and part time on an as-needed basis.)

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the conduct of our youth. See that they adhere to the schedules and rules, and insure that they remain as a group under supervision.
  • Implement and carry out cottage rules, schedules, and routines. Know the whereabouts of each resident at all times.
  • Insure that our residents complete their personal hygiene, attend school or appointments, and go to bed on time.
  • Plan, implement, supervise, and teach leisure, recreational, and enrichment activities, in order that residents can seek and obtain healthy recreational/leisure outlets.
  • Insure documentation of cottage life, incidents, daily behavior, medical needs, treatment observations, and considerations, etc.
  • Learn and utilize the Teaching Family Homes model of interactions with youth and be able to effectively implement role plays, positive consequences, corrective teaching and target goals.
  • Attend team meetings and maintain 50 hours of training per year.

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or residential treatment experience preferred.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

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Awake Night Youth Care Counselor LEARN MORE »CLOSE «
There are currently no Awake Night YCC positions open.

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or residential treatment experience preferred.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION (PDF) »