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Staff of Special K Ranch are committed to Christian community and care for people who have developmental disabilities. The ranch is a nonprofit organization that provides eight family-oriented homes for 35 life-long residents, ages 25 and older. Special K is located near Columbus, Montana, on 220 acres along the Yellowstone River. It offers a living and learning experience in a rural agricultural setting. Residents and staff operate a 60,000 square-foot greenhouse operation where bedding plants and semi-hydroponic tomatoes are grown. Residents care for livestock, work in several vocational programs, and participate in a variety of recreational activities in the surrounding community.

Respite Caregiver
The ranch seeks a dedicated respite worker to provide intermittent care for residents who have developmental disabilities. The primary function of this position is to be responsible for the well-being of residents during the full-time Home Advisors’ weekend and/or vacation time. Duties include coordinating care with primary caregivers, providing guidance, praise, companionship and supervision. A respite worker is relied upon to perform their duties with patience and compassion.

  • Part-time position
  • Must be of high moral character
  • Must possess adequate maturity and life experience to enable him/her to supervise, care for, and administer medications to developmentally disabled adults
  • Must pass a background check and have a valid driver’s license with good driving record

House Parents / Vocational Advisor
Special K Ranch seeks an energetic, loving couple to live with and assist four developmentally disabled adults on a working ranch. You will learn more about life through the residents’ eyes, as you work alongside them to help develop life skills. Special K Ranch is a forever home for its residents, and our vision is to nurture their human and spiritual potential. The ranch has a strong Christian emphasis in philosophy and practice, and we are looking for like-minded couples.

  • Benefits provided
  • Must pass a background check and have a valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Will perform general household duties, organize recreational activities, and transport residents to and from appointments
  • Will operate a company vehicle

Please contact us for a complete list of job responsibilities for open positions.
 

Our Impact This Year

  • Recreation Center Funds Raised

    $1,518,330

  • Fundraising Dinner Results

    $157,216

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