Crossnore School & Children's Home

Crossnore School & Children's Home is seeking Homebuilders Practitioners.  The Homebuilders service model provides intensive, in-home crisis intervention, counseling, and life-skills education for families who have children at imminent risk of placement in state-funded care. Duties include strengths-focused assessments, weekly in-home sessions, and advocacy services consistent with the Homebuilders model and the family's values, learning styles, lifestyle, circumstances and culture.

This position is based in Winston-Salem, NC. Services are provided primarily in client homes; travel to community agencies and families homes will be required.

Practitioners must maintain a flexible workweek, be willing to schedule client meetings during evenings or weekends as needed, and be available to provide after-hours on-call support to client families.  


Requirements & Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in human services or related field; OR Bachelor degree in human services or related field and at least two years experience working with children and families.
  • Ability to work adaptively and demonstrate flexibility in a variety of settings.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of email, the internet, and a variety of computer software programs.  Google Suite familiarity preferred.
  • Professional (written and verbal) communication skills, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate and relate to staff, children, clients and the public in a positive and pleasant manner. 
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain client confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated passion for serving children and the child-serving workforce. 
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals.
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle in good working condition.
  • Automobile liability insurance that meets minimum agency requirements.
  • Must successfully complete extensive background checks, interviews, and pre-hire drug screen



  • Defined Contribution Benefits Plan including options for:
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability plans
    • Critical Illness and Accident coverage options
    • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • 20 Days PTO, 11 Paid Holidays
  • Ongoing Training


About Us

For more than 100 years, Crossnore School & Children's Home has provided a Christian sanctuary of hope and healing for children in need from North Carolina. Our holistic model of care allows us to nurture each child's mind, body, and spirit. With two residential facilities (one located on 85 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountain town of Crossnore, NC, and the second located on 212 rolling acres on the edge of downtown Winston-Salem, NC), Crossnore School & Children's Home provides a homelike, healing, trauma-informed environment for these children.

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