• 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:

Maintenance/Recreation Staff

Christian children’s ministry seeks staff to assist with maintenance and recreation activities. Maintenance tasks range widely from basic lawn care to construction projects. Staff will supervise youth in job-shadow positions and work closely with volunteer groups to complete work projects. Donations pick-up and receiving are a key part of the job requiring effective communications and friendly interaction with donors. While there will be a set work schedule, staff will be on-call for emergencies and will need to be flexible to work weekends, evenings, and special events as needed. Recreation support includes helping with and/or leading youth activities and sports and going on youth retreats. Care of animals in farm program adds variety to your day. Strong desire to change children’s lives for the better required. Physical requirements include:

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
  • Ability to do prolonged strenuous labor.
  • Ability to complete work while on a ladder.
  • Ability to drive a riding lawn mower over rough terrain for prolonged periods of time.

Transitional Living Coach

Transitional Living Coach needed at Christian children’s home in Black Mountain, NC. Must have a GED or high school diploma. Strong previous experience in working with teens is required. Transitional living coaches work to provide for the needs of up to nine male resident teenagers in a designated house during a seven-day, alternate-week shift; teach residents independent 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. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

Apply

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.

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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