Riziki Children’s Home
Job Title: House Parent
Location: Nakuru, Kenya
Person reports to: Project Director
Person Supervises: All Staff
Purpose of Job: To make a difference in the lives of children, youth and adolescents. The House parent will be required to create a family oriented environment and to provide guidance, emotional and physical support to our children.
To carry out the duties and responsibilities listed below, in respect of Riziki Children’s Organization, in conjunction with the requirements detailed by the Project Manager
- Applicants must be single (Female) at least 28 years of age. A post high school education in social work and experience working with children are preferred.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check and physical health exams.
- The House Parent must be creative, consistent, patient, compassionate, and serious about responsibility.
- This is a very difficult live in, full-time position, in a rural setting with one day off a week. The position includes salary, housing and food.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Managing stock (food and non food items) ; producing a house shopping list only once a month
- Proper supervision, utilization and delegation of staff resource make sure all is in order in the house at all times
- Provide spiritual training and teach independent life skills,
- Teach and assist young children with hygiene, and other skills.
- Develop a holistic functional house timetable(School days and Holidays)
- Prepare the children for school everyday
- Accompany children to church and doctor appointments and maintain proper medical records
- Initiate and encourage games during free time
- Strict implementation of house conduct
- Homework assistance
- Preparing meals and meal menus
- Light housekeeping and minor farm work
- Modelling a Christian life is very important
Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials from applicants who meet the above qualifications and are up to the challenge should be sent to the address below before 15th April 2018.
Riziki Children’s Organization
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