Community Residential Rehabilitation--Host Home


: $37,305.00 - $72,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

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ABOUT Merakey
With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, Merakey is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today Merakey, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. Merakey has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.
The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry
Highly competitive compensation ranging $65,000 - $75,000 annually
Around the clock in-home and crisis support
Expense and mileage reimbursement

Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) is a foster care program that provides a Pathway to repairing and rebuilding the relationship between children and their natural support system. Compared to traditional foster care settings, CRR excels in the treatment provided to children through enhanced levels of support to the child, their natural supports, and the host home (foster home). CRR enhanced levels of support include individual and family therapy, treatment meetings, case management, and integration of treatment goals in the home and community.
CRR Host Homes are significant components to the successful treatment and reunification of children and their natural supports. As a Host Home, you will receive intensive 24/7 support from a professional clinical team in addition to clinical education with a minimum of 40 hours of annual training designed to assist with understanding behavior, diagnosis, de-escalation of behavior, and a variety of other topics that support children participating served by CRR
Additional Responsibilities Include:
Meeting the physical and emotional needs of the child
Maintaining required annual education goal of 40 hours, provided by Merakey
Modeling of appropriate and professional behavior, family systems, coping mechanisms, etc
Supporting children to experience growth and independence
Encouraging positive interactions between the child and the child's natural support, working toward reunification
Maintaining adequate documentation of treatment related activities
Transporting the child to family visits, medical, dental, vision appointments, counseling, etc. (travel costs are reimbursed)
Accepting responsibility for general child care including food, clothing, shelter, etc.

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at (see below) or contact us directly at for more information
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Associated topics: administrative support, administrator, clergy, executive support, operational assistant, operational support, receptionist, recruiter, recruitment, staff assistant * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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