Mount Dora Children’s Home is hiring!

We have immediate openings for one set of houseparents and for a social worker. Please see details below and contact us if you are both qualified and interested. Houseparents Qualifications for Houseparents: Seeking a married couple with a commitment to caring for teenage boys with the motivation to meet the physical, spiritual and emotional needs […]


Applicants preferably have had some experience in rearing children, enjoy being involved in church activities, special activities and traveling.  Applicants should be well organized and flexible, even tempered, not likely to anger easily.  Able to discipline without corporal punishment with the ability to treat these children as their own.   For those interested in doing mission […]

Nehemiah’s Baptism

This is the story of Nehemiah’s journey to faith and acceptance of Jesus in baptism.  It is written by his House Dad, Bobby Jackson in Cottage 1. Over the past few months, Nehemiah asked his house parents and Bible teachers questions about salvation.   Earlier, he saw several other boys get baptized.  He again told […]

Jobs Available at Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

Mentoring Specialist Job Summary: Our Mentoring Specialist model daily routines teach conflict resolution, problem solving and help develop positive social interaction. Create a home atmosphere with caring gestures, cozy atmosphere and home-style meals. Inspire residents to hope and believe they can achieve anything. Help them find success. Teach strong work ethic, value in education, good […]

Preventing Sexual Abuse in the Church

Use the Six-Month Rule – Don’t give any volunteer worker the opportunity to be involved in nursery, children’s or youth work until he or she has been associated with your church for at least six months. Screen All Workers – Investigate prior church membership and volunteer work. Check references. Develop an application form and have […]

Types of Adoptions

This information came from Agape of North Alabama’s website The “right” adoption for you. Adoptive parents may choose from two main types of adoptions in the United States – domestic adoption and international adoption. The following describes each and explains their differences. Domestic adoption describes an adoption that involves adoptive parents and a child who […]

Mt. Dora Children’s Home

More upgrades coming this summer to single-parent housing A new member of the Single-Parent Program, Ashlee Gainey, and her daughter, Iris, recently moved into the first house on campus used by the Single-Parent Program to undergo renovation. Ashlee and Iris moved here this spring from Sarasota, after learning about the Single-Parent Program at their church. […]

Going Home!

A beautiful tradition that we have on the Carpenter Place campus is to ring our campus bell when a girl successfully her program and is ready to be reunited with her family. Over the past month, we have seen two of our girls complete our program at Carpenter Place and transition back home with their […]