houseparent

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house·par·ent

 (hous′pâr′ənt, -păr′-)
n.
A person who supervises a residence, such as a dormitory, for young people.

houseparent

(ˈhaʊsˌpɛərənt)
n
(Social Welfare) social welfare a housefather or housemother

house•par•ent

(ˈhaʊsˌpɛər ənt, -ˌpær-)

n.
a housemother or housefather.
[1950–55]
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All Milton Hershey employees--from bus drivers to houseparents to top administrators--are required to complete 40 hours of training annually in such areas as diversity, time management and communication.
Lesley is a member of one of the 28 extended families run by houseparents living in Botton Village near Whitby in the north of England.
Employment status was dichotomized into two groups: employed (including self-employed, full-time and part-time workers) and not employed (including unemployed, retired, disabled, houseparents, full-time students and those living on welfare).
Boys and Girls Country is possible because of the commitment and dedication of our volunteers, donors, houseparents and other staff members.
The Board engaged nationally-recognized search firms and considered input from several stakeholder groups including students, houseparents, teachers and alumni before making its selection.
uk/jobsearch, there are 33,645 jobs ranging from care assistants and home carers to houseparents and residential wardens.
Opportunity for Potential Houseparents, Assistant Counselors
uk/jobsearch, there are 36,429 jobs, ranging from care assistants and home carers to houseparents and residential wardens.
Pupils do have pillow fights but the daring of the midnight feast has been curbed by houseparents who don't mind too much anyway.
Eighty-eight children grow up in a warm, loving, family setting with houseparents who raise the children as their own.
uk/jobseekers) there are 40,539 vacancies ranging from care assistants and home carers to houseparents and residential wardens.
The Royal Court of Jersey was told they acted like "intimidating bullies" and had carried out "frequent and callous" assaults, inflicting "casual and routine violence" on children while working as houseparents at the home.