Career Opportunities

The positions listed below are currently available at The Children’s Home.  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 email, mail or fax to:

The Children’s Home
Attn: Larry Johnson, Human Resources
205 Bloomsbury Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228

Fax: 410-744-0043
Email: hr@thechildrenshome.net

TCH Employment Application

All applications will be kept on file for one year. You may also include a resume if you wish.  Thank you for your interest.

Please complete the application and submit via email to hr@thechildrenshome.net.

The Children’s Home is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

NEW POSTING:  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. 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.

NEW POSTING: Food Service Specialist – Cook is responsible for ordering and maintaining sufficient amounts of food and supplies to meet the requirements of the Dietary Department. The Food Service Specialist must ensure that the Dietary Department meets all standards set by Federal, State and local oversight agencies.  The Food Service Specialist acts as a member of the Food Services team to provide high quality food to the clients and employees of The Children’s Home.  Education: High school diploma or GED Experience: Minimum three (3) years’ experience in food preparation, preferably in an institutional or health care setting. Licensure/certification:  Serve-Safe Certification.

NEW POSTING: Maintenance / Facilities Staff is responsible for maintaining, repairing, cleaning and sanitizing the physical plant, buildings and all TCH equipment to ensure safety and health of all TCH residents and staff. He/she is also responsible for maintaining a safe environment. Qualifications: One year of facilities management  and maintenance experience, High School Diploma or equivalent, and Valid Driver’s License.

Case Manager / Therapist works under the supervision of the Program Administrator. She/he provides both clinical and non-clinical care services for youth including on-going treatment planning and treatment interventions. Establishes and maintains working relationship with community agencies in order to provide the most appropriate assistance to the children in placement. Education:  Master’s Degree in Social Work, or related field, preferred.  Must be a licensed LMSW, LCSW-C, or LCPC.

Teacher (Type III School) plans and leads instruction for Diagnostic Center residents in our on-campus school.
Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Coursework in four principal areas: math, science, social studies, and English. Minimum provisional certification required, preferably in special education.
Required experience: Elementary and middle school remediation and fundamental skills. Experience in instruction or direct care to emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.

The Registered Nurse/LPN is responsible for the provision of medical care and health services to TCH residents by assessment, health plans, and evaluations. The Nurse works in collaboration with all members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team to ensure the therapeutic delivery of services to the residents.
Qualifications: LPN or Bachelor’s degree, four years of nursing in psychiatric or school setting, and nursing license.

Child Care Specialists are responsible for monitoring resident behavior and activity by following each resident’s program plan to ensure the therapeutic, educational, and personal needs of residents are met, including the safety and health.
Qualifications: CCS I – Associate’s degree and at least two years of experience working with emotionally disturbed children or a high school diploma and three years of child development experience. CCS II – BA/BS degree in an appropriate human services, education, or health field.

Tutor/Case Manager provides structured educational assistance to our youth; residual study sessions, collaboration with school officials, resident grade analysis and, supporting our youths learning capacity. Staff will monitor resident’s grades, target activities and study habits to improve learning capacity and, provide feedback to residents and administration on academic outputs.  The Tutor will also serve as a Case Manager for shelter residents and other residents as assigned.
Education: BA/BS degree in an appropriate human services, education, or health field. Applicants with an Associate’s degree with at least two years of experience working with emotionally disturbed children may be considered.
Experience: Two years of direct experience with severely emotionally disturbed residents in a health care or school setting is required for individuals with an Associate’s degree. Experience in instruction or direct care to emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.

Child Care Specialist – Variable Hour

The Child Care Specialist I (CCS I) 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.

Work Schedule: Days and Shifts vary (7am-3pm; 3pm-11pm; 11pm-7am)

Job Type: On-Call

Education: Minimum High School (minimum age 21)

Experience: Minimum two years working with emotionally disturbed children in a Residential facility

License or Certification within six months: Maryland Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner

Child Care Specialist II (40 Hour)

The Child Care Specialist II (CCS II) 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.

  • 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.

Work Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday 3pm-11pm (schedule may change based on business needs)

Job Type: Full-time

Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s

Experience: Minimum two years working with emotionally disturbed children in a Residential facility

License or Certification within six months: Maryland Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner

Child Care Specialist II (32 Hour)

The Child Care Specialist II (CCS II) 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.

  • 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.

Work Schedule: Friday – Monday; 3pm-11pm (schedule may change based on business needs)

Job Type: Part-time, benefit

Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s

Experience: Minimum two years working with emotionally disturbed children in a Residential facility

License or Certification within six months: Maryland Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner