Upbring, the new Lutheran Social Services of the South, is a 135 year-old nonprofit organization with a rich legacy of serving vulnerable people across Texas. Its mission is to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Upbring serves more than 30,000 people annually and provides innovative programs and services for children including foster care, adoption, education, residential treatment and community services. For more information, visit Upbring.org.
The Direct Care Specialist I's primary responsibility is to provide a safe, structured, therapeutic environment that meets the needs of the residents while maintaining professional and acceptable boundaries at all times. The RC I supports the therapeutic milieu, supervises residents and sets appropriate behavioral limits, plans and implements activities and other duties as assigned.