Caregiver / House Parent


Michael’s Childrens Village is a Child and Youth Care Centre (CYCC). It is a facility that provides residential/place of safety services with accordance to the children’s Act 35 0f 2005. It cares for approximately 20 children in a family context. They are a registered House of Safety/Cluster Foster Home/NPO(131-865) based in Mbonisweni/Back Door, South Africa! They focus on children-in-crisis within their community by providing Christ-centered family care which often grows into ‘forever family’ foster placement or adoption!

Michael’s Childrens Village seeks to appoint a Child and Youth Care Worker to be based in Nelspruit.

Employment type: Work full-time as House Parent (24/7)

The purpose of the position is to be a loving care giver for all the children at the base, especially the children placed in their house. This position may be filled by a single woman.

Provide care for all children.
Offer physical, emotional, and spiritual support to the children on a daily basis.
Collaborate with the on-site social worker for the development of the children.
Age between 27-45
Grade 12 or equivalent
A Diploma in Child and Youth Care NQF level 4
Social Axillary worker qualification
Current Registration with SACSSP
Police and Child Protection Register clearance
A Christian faith
Proficient in English and Siswati
Desired Qualities:
Experience in a residential CYCC
An understanding of the Childrens Act and other child related legislation
An understanding of how a happy and healthy family operates
Conflict Management
Leadership and Self-Motivation
Energetic, Loving, and Patient personality
Drivers License/ PDP

This position will earn R4,000 per month with opportunities of future increase. Higher salaries can be discussed based on experience and qualifications.
This position will earn a standard three weeks (21 days including weekends) annual leave per year. The employee will also be granted one weekend off every 8 weeks. This position will also provide standard sick, family responsibility, and emergency leave.
This employee will be provided with free housing, food, and job-related transportation while on duty at the center.
Opportunities of Continuing Education.
To apply, submit CV, qualifications and contactable references or queries with salary expectations to [email protected]

For more information about Michael’s Childrens Village, contact 083 4632907/ 0767536539