Sunnybrook gives "home and hope" to youth with a safe, loving, and structured home environment + a team dedicated to guiding them educationally, professionally, and spiritually. 

Direct Care Supervisor

Sunnybrook is seeking a Direct Care Supervisor (DCS). The DCS’ primary responsibility is to care for and lead houseparents, respond to unscheduled opportunities, and oversee volunteers when they have direct contact with program residents.

  • Responsible to: Transitional Program Director
  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Psychology, Social Work or a related field from an accredited school, 3 to 5 years of experience working with youth is a plus
  • Work week: Full time position including on call duties

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise staff
  • Oversee direct care staff’s time-off plan
  • Create houseparent schedules
  • Serve as primary responder to direct care incidents
  • Schedule, coordinate and facilitate trainings for direct care staff & volunteers
  • Oversee volunteer on-ramp


Houseparents at Sunnybrook are employed to live in the house and provide frontline supervision and instruction for residents during non-program hours. Our desire is to have gospel-oriented individuals that are committed to Sunnybrook’s vision and Christ’s mission, serve as Houseparents. Our goal is for Houseparents to serve multiple years in order to provide the consistency at home that so many of our residents have never had.

  • Responsible to:  Direct Care Supervisor
  • Qualifications:  Highschool Diploma, professional experience working with youth in a ministry setting, and at least 21 years of age.
  • Work week:  Full time position – 2 weeks working, 1 week off (flex) in rotation; full time benefits included

Expectations from the Home 

  1. Food services and assisting the residents as they learn to cook
  2. Cleanliness and order of the home is interdependently reliant upon residents and houseparents
  3. Productivity and operations are consistent and structured so that flexibility is available

Engagement with the Residents

  1. Assisting, Modeling and Teaching residents healthy habits and productive skills related to daily living
  2. Reinforcing program philosophies around the house with regards to work, creativity, problem-solving and serving others

Involvement with the Residents' Personal Development 

  1. Afternoons, evenings and weekends are structured in a way that promote productive living
  2. creating, facilitating and overseeing activities and events that foster individual development
  3. Family life (Climate of the House) is resident-centered and is relational in orientation  
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