Bridge Parent


Bridge Parent 

Crossnore Communities for Children is looking for singles or  couples (spouses, relatives, friends) to join our new Bridging Families program as Bridge Parents in Saluda, NC. We are looking for dedicated, well-organized people who enjoy caring for children and willing to walk alongside families during the reunification process.

Bridge Parents use a professional, team-oriented, trauma-informed approach to support our children. This is a full time, 24/7, live-in position. Housing and up to 4 days respite per month provided.

Each Bridge home can accommodate up to 6 children. As professional parents, this role helps bridge the gap by caring for children in a home provided by our agency, while birth parents are working on their reunification plan. As families journey through the program, Bridge Parent responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a steady daily routine for the children in care, keeping necessary appointments and documentation, preparing meals, managing expenses and budgets, and participating in special activities. Bridge Parents also coach and support birth parents in healthy and appropriate parenting skills.

Hiring Range: $40,000 to 46,000 annually per person, and Housing provided; $3000 SIGN ON BONUS PER PERSON
Pre-Hire Requirements 

  • Must successfully complete extensive background checks, interviews, and pre-hire drug screen
  • Crossnore Communities for Children is requiring new hires (excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption) to be vaccinated for COVID 19 as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees, youth and families served.
  • Defined Contribution Benefits Plan including options for:
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability plans
    • Critical Illness and Accident coverage options
    • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401k with employer match (up to 6%)
  • Ongoing Training
About Us
For more than 100 years, Crossnore Communities for Children (formerly Crossnore School & Children's Home) has provided a Christian sanctuary of hope and healing for children and families in North Carolina. Our holistic model of care allows us to meet and nurture each child right where they are, regardless of background, experiences, or differences. Crossnore is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote employees regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status. We have a clear vision to provide a workplace where a diverse group of talented individuals come to do their best work. We offer a comprehensive set of benefits to support the health and financial well-being of all employees, including paid time off, flexible work schedules where allowable, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision insurance, and more.

Contact: Angela Voss

Church/Org/Business Name: Saluda, North Carolina (beside Saluda UMC)

Address: 150 Greenville Street Saluda NC 28773

Phone: 336.728.4397

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