Bashor Children’s Home is a mission driven organization passionately supporting children being raised by healthy families in the community, one that is committed to inspiring others through innovate service.  We are a residential treatment facility for at risk youth, ranging in ages from 10-17 who tend to spend an average time of 6 to 9 months with us.

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General employee benefits:

  • Health care-Medical and Dental
  • Time off
  • Tuition reimbursement (if available)
  • Retirement contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Gym Membership
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

High School Diploma/Equivalency positions: 

Bachelor’s Degree positions:

Youth Care Worker

Start date: Positions open now; expansion complete this summer more positions being added in preparation estimated timeline May-June.

Job Description: Bashor Children's Home is seeking dynamic and energetic people to join an exceptional team of professional youth care workers in the emergency shelter and residential treatment program as a Youth Care Worker. Come join our team and make a difference in the lives of kids and their families.

This position is ideal for those who:

  • Want experience working directly with troubled or traumatized youth aged 8 to 18.
  • Have a passion for helping youth and teens.
  • Are driven to help kids overcome homelessness.
  • Have an interest in learning more about trauma informed care, substance abuse treatment, skills training, and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Are looking for experience before applying to an MSW or counseling program, or the police academy.
  • Are pursuing or considering a degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology, or human services.
  • Have an interest in physical fitness, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Have a reputation for being positive, strengths based, and solutions focused.
  • Have an ability to build morale and to aid in the development of a healthy team.
  • Like to wear Jeans to work.
  • Want to feel like you are making a difference in the world.
  • Are looking for a job that can turn into a career. (PRN positions regularly turn into full time positions for talented and hard working team members.)


  • 21 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. (Preference and salary adjustment for those possessing or in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree.)
  • Valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets Agency requirements.
  • A pre-employment background check as well as a physical exam and drug test will be required, including a TB test.

Travel expectations: no travel

Work Hours: set

  • First shift (Full-time) 6:00am-2:30pm
  • Second shift (Full-time) 1:30p-10:00p
  • Third shift (Full-time) 10:00p-6:00a

Candidate Qualifications: Entry Level-Incentives for experience and Education

Family Service Coordinator – After Care
(Elkhart County)

Salary range: $13.50 -$15 per hour depending upon degree and licensure. $1.36 and full benefits after 90 days.

Start date(s): Positions open now

Licensure: Can start with pending temporary license application.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engage with youth and families before discharge from Residential.
  • Cooperate with treatment team to ensure successful transition to Aftercare.
  • Provide exceptional case management services for youth in Bashor’s Aftercare Program.
  • Support implementation of FFPSA.
  • Lead Child and Family Team Meetings with multidisciplinary team.
  • Co-facilitate Seven Challenges groups on Wednesday evenings.
  • Provide in home case management when warranted.
  • Saturday evening campus support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Evidence Based Practices.

Work Hours:  The general schedule is Tuesday through Saturday (with Wednesday and Saturday late nights), but flexibility is expected based on the needs of clients.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a human services field. (Preference for those possessing or working toward a master’s degree.)
  • A high level of professional integrity and experience. Ideally, he or she will have experience working directly with clients and/or experience with case management.
  • A reputation for being positive, strengths based, and solutions focused.
  • An ability to build morale and to aid in the development of a healthy team.
  • A reputation for adherence to policies and procedures.
  • An ability to complete tasks in a timely and thorough manner, and an ability to write well.