Our Mission Statement
SSR is a residential youth ranch offering hope and healing through equine
therapy, individualized academic programs and independent life skills to build a
promising future in a home filled with love and compassion.
SSR exists as a residential youth ranch to break the cycle of abuse, neglect and
abandonment by reaching out to youth to help them redeem their past, restore
peace within their hearts and renew hope for a brighter future, one step at a
According to Jeremiah 29:11, we believe each student has a plan and purpose for their life and we provide support along their journey, one step at a time.
Stepping Stones Ranch is a ministry based program for youth and invite people who want to make a difference to consider being a part of our team. We have the following employment opportunities:
SSR is currently seeking a married couple as full-time houseparents. Applicants must be married at least 5 years with no more than 2 children living at home. Houseparents will provide care, nurturing and traditional, Christian family values in a beautiful home on a 45 acre horse ranch for up to 10 girls. The role of houseparents is a full time ministry position caring for children by sharing the healing power of Jesus, and providing physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual support. A level of care, connection and consistency is necessary for each child to grow and heal. Our hope is to guide them into the destiny God has for each of them as they learn to function well in family, school, workplaces and community relationships. As a Houseparent, you will be making a meaningful, eternal, personal contribution into the lives of children as a “missionary” who provides care that reflects God’s grace, mercy and compassion. You will join a community at the ranch that truly cares about one another and is working to share the transforming power of Jesus to those we serve and their families.
SSR is currently seeking a female who is at least 21 years old. The mentor will provide weekend coverage and additional support in the household to provide care for a maximum of 10 girls. The mentor will also help with barn chores and assist in other areas as needed. The mentor is a full-time residential position.
We are located at 975 State Route 380 Wilmington, Oh 45177