The Children’s Home has the following positions available. We are always taking applications for Direct Care positions. If interested, please download our job application and three reference forms, fill it out completely, and mail or fax to:
The Children’s Home
c/o Human Resources
205 Bloomsbury Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228
All applications will be kept on file for one year. You may also include a resume if you wish. Thank you for your interest.
Accepting applications for the following positions:
Volunteer Web Site Designer
The Home is looking for a summer intern with an interest and experience in working with websites – creating innovative and user-friendly features. Must have experience working with WordPress. Hours are flexible. A Volunteer Application is available on the home page of this website.
Volunteer Reading Specialist
The Reading Specialist will help evaluate the reading levels of summer campers and work with youth to improve reading and comprehension skills. Needs to work well with adolescents (ages 13 to 18). Needs to be available 16 to 18 hours per week. Breakfast and lunch provided. A Volunteer Application is available on the home page of this website.
The Nurse is responsible for the provision of medical care and health services to all TCH residents. (S)he is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of medical care to all TCH residents. The nurse works in collaboration with all members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. The Nurse collaborates with the Residential department to ensure the therapeutic delivery of services to the residents. Part-time 24 hours per week including weekends. Qualifications:
- Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s degree highly preferred (nursing or related field).
- Experience: Prefer at least three (3) years clinical experience in a psychiatric setting and/or experience in community mental health systems.
- Administers medical care, medications, and treatments in accordance with physician orders, established nursing procedures, and State of Maryland regulations.
- Observes and assesses the medical condition & psychiatric status of all residents, referring complaints and concerns to the attending physician.
- Maintains medical records according to established procedures.
Job Type: Part-time
Required education: Bachelor’s
Required experience: RN – Psychiatric setting or school setting: 4 years
Required license or certification: Registered Nurse
Treatment Foster Care -Social Worker – LBSW, LGSW or LCSW
- Experience working with children, adolescents and families. Establishes and maintains working relationship with community agencies in order to provide the most appropriate assistance to the children in placement.
- Demonstrate resource capability through use of other agencies.
- Case Management: Provide case management services to clients and their families to ensure the coordination of all therapeutic services provided in conjunction with cottage therapist or mental health provider.
- Treatment Planning: Provide leadership to and actively participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team.
- Discharge Planning/Community Support Services: Facilitate and oversee the development, implementation and ongoing coordination of discharge planning efforts.
- Consultation: Consults with staff to ensure that each client’s Treatment clinical needs are identified and addressed.
- Participates in school conferences regarding the children when appropriate.
- Documents all casework and non-clinical services in the child’s clinical record in a timely manner.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work
Recreation Specialist (hire date May 2, 2016)
The Recreation Specialist plans, schedules and coordinates the provision of recreational activities to all residents. The Recreation Specialist ensures that a consistent and structured activity plan is documented and in effect for all residents.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation or related field and a minimum of two years of experience providing recreational activities to emotionally disturbed youth OR two years of relevant course work and three years’ of experience providing recreational activities to emotionally disturbed youth.
License/Certificate: Lifeguard certification
Prepares a master plan of recreational programs which includes but is not limited to community recreation / social resources as well as the modalities of sport, leisure education, and cultural growth.
Develops a monthly activities schedule, with supervisor approval, for all residents and communicates this schedule to all staff and residents.
Plans and implements small / large group activities, trips, special events and entertainment addressing all recreation modalities. Participates in, transports and / or escorting residents to recreational activities.
Develops, implements, and communicates to all TCH staff procedures to ensure the safety of residents engaged in recreational activities.
Orders and maintains an inventory of all recreational activity supplies and equipment.
Prepares the pool for daily opening and closing, coordinates its maintenance during the season with the Maintenance Manager and is responsible for the all-camp operations.
Child Care Specialist – Part-time
The Child Care Specialist (CCS) is a part time position of 16 hours per week. The CCS is responsible for implementing activities and monitoring resident behavior. He/She should relay and document appropriate information to members of each resident’s multi disciplinary treatment team. The CCS is responsible for following each resident’s treatment plan to ensure that the therapeutic needs of all residents are met. The CCS is responsible for following TCH procedures to ensure the smooth operation of the residential, day, and education programs and the safety and health of all residents. The CCS implements individualized programs to ensure that each resident receives home-like therapeutic, educational and personal care.
BA/BS degree in an appropriate human services, education, or health field.
Associate’s degree with at least two years of experience working with emotionally disturbed children may be considered.
- Implement and monitor each residents individualized behavior management program and individualized treatment plan. Document according to established procedures on a daily basis each resident’s condition, behavior, adherence to behavioral and educational contract, and progress towards meeting their treatment goals.
- Assist and monitor residents with activities of daily living skills, including but not limited to personal hygiene, dressing, selection of appropriate clothing, and care of all personal possessions. Assist and monitor eating behaviors of all clients through the sharing and provision of meals and snacks.
- Develop, implement, and participate in all resident activities and outings, including but not limited to recreational activities and work-study. Transport residents using TCH vehicles. Monitor the daily planning and implementation of recreational, educational and work-study activities for residents. Provide assistance to volunteers who provide social and recreational activities.
- Actively participate in formal and informal meetings to review problems and progress of programs and residents. Participate in training programs pertinent to the Home’s mission and necessary to successfully work with the assigned resident population.
- Maintain the order, cleanliness, and maintenance of the resident physical plant, including but not limited to resident instruction in the care and maintenance of the residential units and the education environment.
- Provide a highly structured and therapeutic learning environment incorporating The Home’s behavior management program. Participate with the Case Manager to develop vocational education placements when appropriate.
- Monitors resident’s medications and ensure that residents receive medical attention for both routine issues and medical emergencies.
The Lead Staff assists in the development, implementation, and coordination of a community based group home program. (S)he provides supervision to Child Care Specialist, residents, and assists with the operation of the program to provide a home like atmosphere with social and recreational programs, and activities that best meet the needs of the residents. (S)he assists the Residential Manager in maintaining cottage cleanliness, implementing and facilitating daily program structure for residents. (S) he assists with staff training as well as staff scheduling of assigned Child Care Specialist.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Experience: Two to five years’ experience working in a residential facility with at least two years of experience working with emotionally disturbed children.
Special Training/Skills: Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on emotional maturity and good written /oral communication skills. Must possess the ability to communicate with and motivate children. Must be computer literate.
- Directs the maintenance of residents clothing and personal property inventories.
- Performs emergency / crisis prevention intervention procedures as indicated and in accordance with TCH policies and procedures.
- Ensures that the program’s behavior management program is implemented and followed.
- Perform related duties, special assignments, and projects as required.
- Monitors assigned budget, adheres to all financial guidelines and maintains documentation of all expenditures to ensure the appropriate utilization of all funds.
- Is responsible for recruitment, selection, orientation/training, and evaluation of staff.
- Ensures that the facility is maintained in a clean, healthy and safe manner.
- As needed, provides direct supervision to assigned residents, ensuring the safety and health of the residents at all times.
Available Employee Benefits:
Short Term Disability (Employer paid)
Long Term Disability (Employer paid)
Life Insurance and Accidental Death
and Dismemberment Insurance (Employer paid)