Idaho Youth Ranch Residential Center for Healing & Resilience
Join us in helping lead the future of residential care in Idaho
Opening Summer 2023
Find more than a place to work.
From psychiatrist to recreation specialist, from cook to custodian—every position has an intentional role in changing kids' lives.
Join Idaho Youth Ranch's Leading Edge for Youth
Leading Edge for Youth is a premier online community designed to inform, support, and celebrate the incredible work being done to support the mental and behavioral health of youth.
As a member, you'll have access to exclusive content, resources, and best practices in mental health therapy, residential care, trauma-informed care, and much more. And the best part? It's all free!
Join us in our mission to revolutionize youth mental health by becoming a part of Leading Edge for Youth. Click the link below to request your invitation today.
Career Opportunities Available Now!
- Director of Nursing
- Special Education Director/Teacher - Promise Academy
- Secondary Teacher - Promise Academy
- Clinical Supervisor
- Case Manager
- Youth Care Provider
- Shift Supervisor
- Residential Manager
- Administrative Assistant - Wellness Team
- Administrative Assistant - Nursing Team
- Facilities & Grounds Manager
Why work at Idaho Youth Ranch?
You belong here
You LOVE kids and truly believe that every kid deserves to reach their greatest potential.
You are inspired by the ripple effect of helping youth who are struggling. When you help shape a young person's life, you are also shaping their future relationships.
You believe that state-of-the-art care should be available to everyone, regardless of background or income.
You want to have a real impact on kids' lives with one-on-one care in a trauma-informed environment.
Idaho Youth Ranch Mission
We unite for Idaho's youth by providing accessible programs and services that nurture hope, healing, and resilience.
Since 1953, Idaho Youth Ranch has provided life-changing programs for kids and families with programs throughout the state, which include outpatient services, a crisis shelter, adoptions, career readiness, and alumni support. Our team members are the heart and soul of our mission, and our leadership is committed to a compassionate, inclusive culture. Working at Idaho Youth Ranch is more than a job. It's a career that changes lives.
Since the day Reverend James Crowe and his wife, Ruby Carey Crowe, started a boys’ ranch in the desert outside Rupert in the 1950s, Idaho Youth Ranch has grown into a statewide multi-service agency serving boys, girls, and their families.
These values drive us to continue our founder's vision and create a promising future for Idaho youth and families.
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How We Take Care of You
Careers at Idaho Youth Ranch offers these great benefits:
Welcoming and inclusive culture
401K options with employer match
Resources to support your mental and emotional health
Health, dental, vision, disability, life, critical illness, accident, & identity theft insurance
Idaho's Kids Need YOU
There is a mental health crisis in Idaho, and there are few resources for young people and their families. When it comes to the most vulnerable—those in need of residential care—many are sent out of state, compounding their trauma and reducing their chances for success.
That's why we need YOU!
If you light up at the idea of changing a kid's life or being the reason they believe grown-ups can be good, we are ready to welcome you to our family of nurturers, mentors, and advocates at a facility that will define trauma care in Idaho for generations to come.
Clinical and Programs
We'd love to talk and answer any questions you have.
Schedule a time below.
Hands of Promise Campus
- Serving youth 11-17
- Beautiful 258-acre campus
- 64 individual rooms, serving over 100 kids per year
- On-site, year-round school
- State-of-the-art treatment for behavioral health
- Evidence-based practices in family engagement (family-driven care) and youth empowerment.
We are currently hiring leadership positions and will continue hiring through Fall 2023.
Life in Idaho
Finding your purpose in a career helping teens with Idaho Youth Ranch is one thing. Enjoying all the beauty Idaho has to offer is another.
The Residential Center for Healing & Resilience is located in Caldwell, ID. See all the city has to offer at Destination Caldwell.
Check out neighboring city, Nampa, to see what they have to offer.
Immerse yourself in all of Idaho's beauty with Visit Idaho.
Canyon County is home to our facility. Explore all the fun within the county lines with 2C Idaho.