General Information

Job Title:

House Parent Couple

Job Description:

Have you ever wanted to work in home missions, and do you have a heart for children? Boys Farm is a Christ-centered organization that provides a nurturing Christian home for boys in a residential setting. We are hiring House Parents to live full time with 5-8 boys in a home and to make a transformative impact in their lives. As a House Parent, you will manage the children in your house, and will be part of a team like-minded couples on our campus. You will help establish and maintain a steady daily routine for the children that you are responsible for, including: waking up, breakfast, transportation to school or appointments, daily chores and daily leisure activities and exercise, study time, personal hygiene, devotions and bedtime. You will keep medical files and related reports for children, and also manage school and extracurricular special activities. You will maintain inspection-ready upkeep of the cottage facility and vehicle, with safety as your top priority. You will participate in regular, ongoing training, and you will model and teach daily living skills to children under your care. Boys Farm is situated on 300 acres right outside the City of Newberry, with a picturesque 5K nature trail, stocked ponds, and ball fields. Our campus is located close to Lake Murray and Lake Greenwood, 1.5 hours from the mountains, and 3 hours to the beach! We are looking for married couples who would like to live and work on our beautiful residential campus with other like-minded families. Newberry is a charming town with a “movie-set-like” downtown, year-round festivals & activities, and complete with the famous Newberry Opera House and Newberry College. We are centrally located between Greenville, Columbia, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach! If you are interested in being an agent of change in young people’s lives please contact us, we can also provide relocation assistance.

Some additional perks of this amazing opportunity:
Competitive Salary
401K Retirement Plan
Fully paid living expenses along with private, in-house quarters
Free Off-Duty Housing
Company Vehicle for use while on duty
6 days off per month plus paid vacation and sick leave (2 weeks+ per year)
Use of facilities including guest house, ball fields, gym, pastures, trails, and ponds
Free membership to YMCA, Riverbanks Zoo, & SC State Parks

Position Qualifications:

Be 24 years of age or older
Demonstrated passion for serving youth and families
Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
High School diploma or higher
Ability to laugh, be creative and have willingness to make and learn from mistakes
Displays enthusiasm and confidence in taking on tasks and challenges
Valid Driver’s License
Pass all background checks

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Boys Farm, Inc.

Contact Name & Contact Info

Andre Jennings

(803) 276-5910




Not Applicable

City, State

Newberry, SC

Description of Organization

Boys Farm is a residential children's home for boys that are facing difficult family situations. The children who come to Boys Farm are in the midst of painful and confusing times, through no fault of their own. Boys Farm seeks to provide a safe and secure home with a family environment where these children can regain hope and trust. In this new Christian Family Environment at Boys Farm, we work to restore their faith in family, themselves and God. We are a level 1 facility and have been ministering to hurting children for over 60 years.

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