Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home, Inc. uses the evidence based Teaching Family Model, serving youth in a family-style environment. Those served are youth between the ages of 14-19 with emotional and behavioral challenges who would benefit from an open campus setting as a diversion from detention and secure facilities or as a transition before returning home.

Our Mission

To enrich the quality of life for children and families through Christian values.

Our Vision

To be a place where youth are safe and cared for; where youth are given the opportunity to become healthy and self-sufficient adults; where families are reunited; and where every person is treated with love and respect.

Core Values

  • CompassionServing those in need with a caring spirit, regardless of their faith or culture.
  • CommitmentMaking a lifelong commitment to generosity, integrity, leadership, and social justice.
  • ExcellenceStriving to continually improve services to children and families vested in our care.
  • ConnectionFostering relationships with United Methodist Churches, clergy and our generous donors.

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General employee benefits (full time employees): 

  • Medical
  • Dental (no cost for employee only coverage)
  • Vision (no cost for employee only coverage)
  • Life Insurance
  • 403b (with 8% match after 1 year of service)
  • AFLAC
  • EAP (employee assistance program – full-time and part-time staff)
  • 2 week-vacation 1st year of service (accrual available after 90 days)
  • Sick time
  • Personal time
  • For Relief Family Teacher position – on-campus housing is provided at no cost - all utilities included

Relief Family Teacher

Salary range: $50,000/annual

Start date(s): Position open now

Job Description: The Relief Family Teacher (Individual) is responsible for providing a therapeutic family-style treatment environment for the youth as defined by the Teaching Family Model Standards and Code of Ethics and Indiana Administrative Code Licensing Rules and Accreditation Requirements. The Relief Family Teacher (Individual) will be responsible for teaching sound social, academic, and independent living skills using specific Teaching Family Model teaching procedures and prescribed motivation systems to promote positive behavior change based on the youth’s individualized behavior management plans.

Travel expectations: N/A

Work Hours: Needs to be available for up to 80 hours/week (6 a.m. – 10 p.m. 5 days/week, however downtime is built into that 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. timeframe).

Candidate Qualifications: Experience with Teaching-Family Model preferred.  Experience with youth with behavioral issues required.