Ruth Harbor Employment


We’re hiring!

Ruth Harbor is looking for…

House Parents – Maternity & Mother Child (full-time). House Parents literally live Ruth Harbor’s mission statement and are key in developing resident character, entailing constant mentoring, role-modeling, advising, etc. House Parents daily serve, support, love and supervise young women and their children, modeling a healthy marriage and home.

Back-up House Parents (part-time) play a key role on our team serving young women who are facing unplanned pregnancies and parenting their young children. This position is both challenging and rewarding. Supervise and support our residents for a few hours or a couple days when the lead house parents are off duty or out of town. Fill in for them when it fits your schedule.

House Parent Assistant The House Parent Assistant literally lives Ruth Harbor’s mission statement and is key in developing resident character, entailing constant mentoring, role-modeling, advising, etc. The House Parent Assistant daily serves, supports, loves and supervises young women and their children, modeling a healthy marriage and home.


To apply, email letter of interest, resume, and testimony along with four references including one pastoral or ministry-related reference to Joylynn@RuthHarbor.org.  
Learn more about these openings in their full job descriptions: 


House Parents – Maternity & Mother Child
House Parent Assistant
Backup House Parent
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A Christ-centered home and program for young women facing unplanned pregnancy.

Ruth Harbor
534 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515-279-4661
Fax: 515-633-2157
M-F 8:30 AM-5 PM
info@ruthharbor.org