• 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:

MARRIED HOUSE PARENT COUPLE (main campus)

House Parent Couple needed at Christian children’s home in Black Mountain, NC. Previous experience in working with children in a residential setting desirable but not required. House parents work to provide for the needs of up to ten resident children in a designated house during a seven-day, alternate-week shift; teach residents basic living skills; run appointments; maintain their assigned cottage; and provide a supportive, home-like setting for youth. Flexibility, patience, and a desire to change lives for the better a must.

Support services include an education coordinator (youth attend public schools), recreation coordinator, and administrative staff. Housing including dedicated bedroom and bathroom with shared office area provided during shift week (personal residence needed during off-week). Additional shared room provided for staff children. Well-behaved dogs with required shots and paperwork allowed on a case-by-case basis.

Cover letter sharing your passion for working with youth and why you feel you would be a good fit for our ministry is REQUIRED.

SPECIAL EVENTS & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

We are seeking an events coordinator to enhance the visibility of our work through special events supported by strategic church and community partnerships. Events at Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families are a vital tool in celebrating and communicating not only what we do but why we do it. This position is key to our fundraising success and requires a highly organized, creative, detail-oriented, and motivated person to serve as lead for event planning and implementation.Annual events include a golf tournament, plant sale, open houses, Fall Festival, and alumni reunion. Other events often include donor dinners, community shopping days, campus tours, and others. The coordinator oversees the planning and implementation of outreach strategies and execution for all events. They are responsible for connecting people in the broader community by creating sponsorship agreements and cultivating relationships with businesses, churches, individuals, and other relevant organizations.

We are seeking a passionate, committed team player to:

  • Oversee all special events coordination including leading event logistics and soliciting sponsorships.
  • Provide support on site at each event—requires occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Recruit, cultivate, and manage event volunteers and committees to ensure a strong fundraising constituency to raise maximum revenue from events.
  • Work closely with other staff and volunteers to ensure proper support for events.
  • Continue to develop and maintain our liaison program nurturing relationships and regularly communicating with constituencies including volunteers, churches, alumni, businesses, and others.
  • Maintain current records for liaisons and assist with letters and reports in Raiser’s Edge as needed.
  • Speak to groups including churches, community organizations, and others sharing about the ministry passionately and persuasively.
  • Reach audiences through social media to include Facebook, Instagram, WordPress, and others.
  • Always keep our children and our mission to glorify God by caring for children and families top of mind.

Please submit a cover letter sharing the skills and passion you would bring to this role along with a current resume to info@blackmountainhome.org. We look forward to following up with the most qualified and persuasive applicants. Benefits include generous health, dental, long and short-term disability, 401k match, and time off.

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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