CHANGE THE WORLD FOR VULNERABLE YOUTH
BECOME A HOUSEPARENT

LOOKING FOR A JOB THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE? HOUSEPARENT COUPLES AT GOSHEN CHANGE THE WORLD FOR VULNERABLE YOUTH.

THE MORE WE DO WHILE THEY ARE IN FOSTER CARE, THE MORE WE CAN DO TO CHANGE 3 STAGGERING STATISTICS.

Do you feel inspired to make a difference, ensuring these vulnerable youth don't become just another statistic?
Consider becoming a houseparent!

Goshen Valley Boys Ranch, located on 160 acres in northern Cherokee County, is home to around 40 young men in foster care age 8-18. All boys participate in therapeutic counseling, public school education, and our comprehensive recreation program, all while living in a unique, family-based home.

Our goal is for every young man to know the safety of a home, the love of a family, and the hope of a future.

WANT TO HELP? HERE ARE 3 WAYS TO ENGAGE!

Become a Houseparent


Live on our campus, in a house, and help seven youth boys in everyday life.

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Download our Houseparent Guide


This guide is a great first step. Learn what it is like to be a houseparent today.

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Support with a Donation


Give financially to support the Goshen Valley Boys Ranch initiative.

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Are you a married couple who wants to make a difference in the lives of our youth? Becoming a houseparent is one of the most rewarding jobs in Georgia! Download the houseparent guide to find out more.

You could call this place home for the next 2+ years!

Check out the virtual tour of Goshen Valley Boys Ranch. Located on a 300 acre former horse farm, you would have access to all of the beauty and features of The Ranch while you change the world for the boys in your home.

Thinking about becoming a houseparent? Download our guide to learn more!

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Become a houseparent!


The Goshen Houseparent program is a live-in position for mission-minded couples. Each Houseparent couple lives in a house with 7 young men in foster care age 10-18.

Houseparent couples work a 3 week on, 1 week off rotation, receive a full-time salary with paid health benefits, and receive paid housing.

You have what it takes to change their world forever!

We don’t expect you to come in as a childcare expert. If both of you are energetic, mature in your faith, and have a solid relationship with your spouse, we will equip you with the rest.

Want to learn more about how you would be equipped to change the world for vulnerable youth? Download our full Houseparent Guide!

Download the Houseparent Guide

Spotlight

Gwen and WIllie have been houseparents with Goshen for a while. They are houseparents for 7 boys aged 10-18 and live in a great house. We are so grateful for their service. Want to see their story and read a Q&A from them? Download our houseparent guide.

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What does a houseparent do?

FAQs about Houseparenting

We saw a need and a door opened that allowed us to do what had been in our heart all along. We love working with disadvantaged young people.

Seeing the child transform while here. There is a gap in preparing kids for the world-We get to fill that gap with kindness, grace, mercy, structure and understanding.

Finding a balance between your family and the boys. You have to keep your marriage and your relationships with your biological family healthy while also being very invested in the boys.

Willie: I immediately LOVED houseparenting. I was in 7th heaven. I invested all my time in the boys and loved every minute of it. However, I soon realized that I got on the roller coaster, but forgot my partner. She was trying to find her place in the house with the boys and I was telling her to come over instead of taking her hand, supporting her, and leading her there.

Gwen: The depth of relationships we have with kids. We have made life long connections with children we worked with 15 years ago.

You must BOTH desire to do this work. It is not babysitting. You will be challenged and stressed beyond what you can imagine, but the joy of the Lord can be your strength. It is a labor, but if you know WHO is driving you, You can be used by God and find such purpose in the work.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A HOUSE PARENT? FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND WE WILL START THE PROCESS.