We are called to serve children as they are.

Cottage parents are the heart of the homes we provide for children at Crossnore. We are always recruiting married couples and individuals who exhibit the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below to live and work with our residential children.

Join us in one of our satisfying careers in any of our three locations – our 86-acre campus nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Crossnore, NC, our 212-acre campus on the edge of downtown Winston-Salem, NC, or our office located in the historic district of downtown Hendersonville, NC. At each location, you can help provide a safe, healing, stable, home for our children.


Consider service at Crossnore School & Children’s Home part of your personal journey.

Working at Crossnore

For more information about open positions, please contact:
Laura Laughridge, HR Manager


  • Helping children build healthy lives and overcome trauma
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term and long-term disability insurances.
  • 401(k) with a company match and profit sharing contributions
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Ongoing job-specific training

If you feel drawn to helping others and being a dependable role model for children, connect with us and learn how you can contribute to our organization.

Crossnore School & Children’s Home is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age (40 and over), race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. Crossnore is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regards to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.