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.

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 - 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

Part-Time - 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. Potential to move into a full-time position as they come available.

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.


If qualified & interested please send a letter of interest, application and resume to:
or Call:
Phone: 301-689-8176 x 206
Fax: 301-689-1902
Or mail cover letter with application and resume with four references to:

Maryland Salem Children's Trust
c/o Personnel Director
605 Salem Drive
Frostburg, MD 21532