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New Mexico Christian Children's Home
Posted: 11/14/2022
Portales , New Mexico

New Mexico Christian Children’s Home (NMCCH)

Go and do Likewise


Join Our Community and Change Lives

Do you wish to make an eternal impact? Do you want to bring healing to hurting children by showing them the love of their heavenly father? We need couples willing to help children become resilient and capable in their lives. New Mexico Christian Children’s Home needs high-energy, caring couples to minister to children as houseparents. The couple will collaborate with NMCCH staff to meet the daily needs of children as they grow up to confront the challenges of this world.


Requirements and Qualifications

The essential responsibility throughout all the work of a houseparent is to model Christian family living and present Christianity with a positive, inviting, and non-judgmental attitude
Supervise and care for 10 to 12 children within a cottage setting
The ability to complete common household tasks
Ability and desire to live with and serve the needs of youth
Ability to collaborate and solve problems
Ability to set goals and track progress toward those goals
Ability to be flexible in daily routines
Commitment to confidentiality



Starting pay for a houseparent couple is over $63,000 per year
100% premiums paid for medical, dental, and vision insurance for your family
100% premiums paid for life insurance of $100,000 per employee and disability insurance
401k matching up to 5% of pay
Beautiful campus with housing, utilities, and Wi-Fi paid (on and off duty)
Transportation and meals provided while with children
Work schedule: 7.5 days on duty and 6.5 days off duty
College tuition assistance is available. ENMU is located in Portales


NMCCH was established in 1954 by small, local churches of Christ


Phone # 575 356 5372

Toll-Free # 800 553 2229

Address 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130

Email Contact (David Van Wettering)

Web Site

We accept child placements from families rather than the State of NM



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