Salem Employment and Jobs
Employment at Salem
If you would like to bring healing, trust and love into the life and heart of a child, please consider a career at Salem.

Salem Employment and Jobs

Employee Requirements

Salem employees must be at least 21, have a valid driver's license, pass criminal background and Child Protective Services tests, and pass a pre-employment physical and TB test.

Now Hiring - Full Time and Part Time Teaching Parents

JOB TITLE: Teaching Parent

MD Salem Children’s Trust, is seeking applicants to work in our residential group home setting. The Teaching Parent assumes leadership and primary responsibility for the care and safety of up to eight children in residential care.
A typical day includes school during the week or a day program during the summer months. Weekend activities include church and recreation. Evening shifts in the houses generally follow the activities: quiet time, homework assistance, meal preparation, family dinner time, chore supervision, evening activities, and bedtime routines.
Weekend activities include: church services, YMCA trips, seasonal sports, hiking, other indoor and outdoor activities.

Teaching Parent Schedules

Full Time with Benefits: (7 Days On/ 7 Days Off) Wed-Fri 3-11PM, Sat-Sun 7AM-11PM, Mon-Tues. 3-11PM, Weekly Team Meetings each Wednesday
Some full-time positions will require 7 nights of overnight stay once per month.
Benefits – include annual leave, sick leave and paid holidays.

Part-Time are also available. - Hours vary. Part-time positions may offer an average of 26 – 34 hours a week. Shifts may include evenings and weekends, plus attending special training and staff retreats. Schedules are prepared a month at a time.

Training Includes:

2 days of orientation
2 weeks of program training
All direct care employees will be required to pass RCYCP certification within 90 days of employment.


Must have a high school diploma and other evidence of responsible and dependable work habits.


Incumbent must:
1. Be at least 21 years of age.
2. Must have a high school diploma.
3. Valid drivers liscense and a driving record showing no dangerous and/or unsafe driving.
4. Must pass a criminal background investigation, child protective service investigation, a pre-employment drug/alcohol test, a physical, and a TB test.


Download a Salem application.

Mail your resume and Salem application:
MD Salem Children’s Trust, c/o Personel Director, 605 Salem Drive Frostburg, MD 21532
or Email resume and Salem application to:
or Call:
Phone: 301-689-8176
Fax: 301-689-1902