• 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:

Independent Living Coordinator

Position requires: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field with at least four years related social work/mental health experience (work with older youth referred), excellent organizational skills, and professional level writing and computer skills. Responsibilities include: Supervision and leadership of independent living coaches, oversight of program schedules and activities to teach residents independent living skills and provide information and access to outside services for resident youth.  Position requires and includes year round on-site housing.  Seeking someone with a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of young adults.

Transitional Living Coach

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. Must have a GED or high school diploma. Strong previous experience in working with teens is required. Flexibility, patience, and a desire to change lives for the better a must.

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, 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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