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Employer: St. Joseph's Indian School
Location: Chamberlain, SD 57325
Employment Type: Full Time

St. Joseph's Indian School in Chamberlain, SD seeks Houseparents for its residential program to create a family environment & care for children in campus homes. More than a job, it’s a one-of-a kind experience. We accept both single & married applicants.

Competitive pay & Full Benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement. Generous time off for Breaks and Holidays! This scenic, resort town abounds in watersports, fishing & hunting.


1. Guides each student in developing age-appropriate living, social and educational skills

• Protects the rights and dignity of individual students
• Attends to students’ health care needs
• Attends to students’ mental health needs
• Attends to the moral, spiritual, and character development of students
• Teaches social, self-help, life-long learning, and basic life skills
• Facilitates student scholastic achievement
• Attends to students’ personal safety
• Facilitates students’ leisure and recreational activities
• Teaches students to exhibit behaviors and values deemed appropriate for a member of the St. Joseph’s Indian School (SJIS) community
• Facilitates and maintains a developmentally appropriate behavior management system
• Demonstrates efforts to involve all families in some aspect of their child’s programming in order to promote good relationships and support for the student

2. Home Management

• Responsible for maintaining the student living facility
• Maintains the student home structure
• Maintains the student home office

3. Student Programming

• Implements and maintains individual student programs as designated

4. Professional Development

• Achieves and maintains SJIS professional Child Care Worker expectations

5. Additional

• Performs other responsibilities as required by the Residential Coordinator.


• Valid driver’s license required
• High School Diploma or GED required
• Post high school education or experience preferred
• Working knowledge of basic computer skills i.e. typing, e-mail
• Must be 21 years of age or older


• Competitive Wages
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Affordable Premiums
• Life Insurance
• Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
• Pension Plan
• Paid Holidays

St. Joseph’s Indian School is an Equal Opportunity Employer To apply, please email resume to Or Call 605.234.3275 Visit us online at



Contact Information

St. Joseph's Indian School
Mandy Perry
PO Box 776
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Phone: 605-234-3275

Other Information

Category(s): Education, Nonprofit - Social Services
Industry: Education
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 3/1/2018
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