Residential Support Specialist needed at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch in Texas ~ Couples Welcome

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Cal Farley's Boys Ranch

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Boys Ranch, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
October 17, 2023
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs


Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch is a nonprofit child and family service organization that provides residential family-style living in a rural setting for boys and girls in need of a safe, home-like environment. We are currently seeking Residential Support Specialists to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing direct care services and creating a home-like environment for children in need.

The Residential Support Specialist plays an instrumental role in creating a positive and nurturing environment for children who need a safe place to call home. As a Residential Support Specialist, you will work directly with children to provide support, guidance, and positive reinforcement. You will help children with daily tasks and activities, and you will be responsible for creating a sense of family within your home.


  • Live in your assigned cottage, helping to care for and provide for up to eight children.
  • Teach and lead cottage rules and daily routines.
  • Provide encouragement, guidance, and counseling to residents.
  • Participate in educational and recreational activities with the youth.
  • Ensure that all children’s physical needs (food, shelter, etc.) are met.
  • Help children build self-esteem and gain skills to overcome difficult situations.
  • Act as a positive role model to youth by demonstrating appropriate behaviors and attitudes towards others.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in child care or related field is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • If you are a married couple you need to be married for at least two (2) years.
  • If you applying as a couple, you may bring two dependent children with you (5 years or older). Single applicants cannot bring any dependent children.
  • Single applicants may bring one (1) pet, couples may bring two (2). *Breed and weight limitations apply.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Wellness Resources


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