New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, Portales, NM - House Parents in Training

New Mexico Christian Children's Home

Serving children and families in need since 1954.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
45 N/A Portales, NM USA

Contact Information


Allen Mann
phone   (575) 356-5372

1356 New Mexico 236
Portales, NM 88130

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Para Church Organizations House Parents in Training Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Description

Job Summary

The New Mexico Christian Children's Home is currently seeking married couples for House Parents in Training. NMCCH is a private, not-for-profit, Christian organization serving children in need since 1954 and is supported by the generous donations of churches and individuals.

House Parents work a one week on/one week off schedule with 8-12 children (with their own children included in the count.)

Our House Parents in Training work alongside the current house parents and help out in other areas on campus until an opening becomes available in a cottage.  Until they are assigned to their own cottage, House Parents in Training work a traditional 40-45 hour work week.

Applicant Requirements

Requirements: • Be at least 21 years of age or older • High School diploma or equivalent is required • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record • Ability and desire to work and live with youth • Ability to pass a thorough background check and reference verification procedure in order to determine one’s fitness to satisfactorily and safely care for youth • Must be married at least two years • Must be willing to be an active member at the Southside Church of Christ in Portales (This is the church home of NMCCH). Some benefits include: • Housing and utilities (both on and off duty) • Health and Vision Insurance • 401(k) retirement plan, with company match up to 5 percent • Free Internet • Access to our gym and fitness room For inquiries, contact Allen Mann, Director of Public Relations at or call 575-356-5372. Please visit our website at for more information and to fill out our online application.