We are seeking residential staff to provide an energetic example to the lives of 60 struggling teens. If you are engaging, mature, focused, and tough enough to love kids unconditionally, regardless of their mistakes, you are the kind of person we’d love to have! Check out


Heartlight is one of the nation's leading Christian residential counseling centers for struggling teens. We are currently looking to hire young adults (21-29) that want to offer a year of their lives by joining our community to engage with, care for, and mentor our teens.

Come experience the most rewarding year of your life! Receive experience, connections, free housing and food, free health/dental/vision insurance, all on top of an annual salary and a 401k opportunity matching 8%.


               Be the person you needed when you were younger.



We are looking for Residential Staff to join our community to engage with, implement structure, care for, and mentor our 60 teens throughout a daily schedule. This schedule will consist of therapeutic groups, recreational group activities, outdoor work projects, schooling, and more (example of weekly schedules are available upon request). Staff should perform well under pressure and be skilled in problem solving as they will gain experience in crisis management as crisis situations may occasionally arise.

The applicants should be energetic, motivated, responsible, mature individuals that are unmarried and over the age of 21.



The total compensation package which includes

• Monthly salary with increases every 3 months

• 25 days Paid Time Off

• Room & board

• Health, dental, and vision insurance


Staff will be trained during the two-three weeks following their start date and will be involved in biweekly small groups with other Residential Staff to promote positive community and accountability.

Come and make a difference in the life of a teen and help change the destiny of their family. You can play a significant role in that change!


Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree,

• Valid driver's license

• Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

• Must pass a background check

Additional requirements:

Must be relationally focused, responsible, dependable, a self starter, and perform well under pressure


Additional information:

If you'd like to see the impact we get to be apart of making, visit our YouTube channel to

watch personal stories as told by our current and former residents.


For more information, visit,

or reach out to Sarah Hickerson, Director of Recruitment

W: 903.668.2173 C: 682.252.0237

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