• Welcome to Black Mountain Home

    Begun by Presbyterian minister Robert Perry Smith in 1904 as Mountain Orphanage, the Home began its ministry taking in Appalachian children whose parents had died or disappeared. Today, the ministry serves youth from birth through college graduation through family foster care, residential care, transitional living, and independent living.

Current Job Openings:

Foster Care Coordinator

Foster Care Coordinator needed to join a rapidly growing and dynamic Christian Foster Care Program at Black Mountain Home for Children. Position requires: Social Work/Human Services degree, great interpersonal skills, ability to manage challenging and full caseloads as well as a desire to see Foster Care through the lens of local mission work. Successful candidate would be primarily based at our satellite facility near Brevard, NC. Must have the ability to work independently while also maintaining close communications with the rest of the foster care team at the main campus. Experience with residential programs a plus. Seeking someone with a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of children.

House Parent Couple (main campus)

Both members of the couple must have a GED or high school diploma. Previous experience in working with children is preferred. House parents work to provide for the needs of up to ten resident youth in a designated house during a seven-day, alternate-week shift; teach residents basic living skills; and work to obtain home and outside services for resident youth. Flexibility, patience, and a desire to change lives for the better a must. We’re looking for dedicated staff who will strive for excellence in all areas while putting the needs of our children first.


To apply for an opening, send your resume and a cover letter (required) to 80 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711. You can also send an e-mail to info @ blackmountainhome.org. No phone calls, please.

Address resumes to:
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families
80 Lake Eden Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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