Being an employee at the Ranch means becoming part of an inclusive community, helping to empower the lives of people with a variety of abilities.

Current Job Openings

Are you ready to apply? Click the job opening below then follow the instructions to apply online through our Indeed profile.

Non Profit Marketing Specialist (Development and Fundraising) - Part Time
Elgin, TX 78621  |  Part-time  |  Salary: $13.00 to $15.50 /hour

Direct Support Professional (Direct Care) - IDD - Live in
Elgin, TX 78621  |  Full-time  |  Salary: $13.50 to $15.50 /hour

Weekend Direct Support Professional (Direct Care) – IDD - Part Time
20250 FM619, Elgin, TX 78621  |  Part-time  |  Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 /hour

If you would rather apply offline, please download the Down Home Ranch Employment Application, fill it out and email it to [email protected]

Before applying, watch the following video to see a realistic view of providing direct support.


  • Access to Ranch facilities and amenities, which include gym and outdoor swimming pool.
  • Pay is direct deposit every two weeks.

Time Off

Qualified employees accrue paid time off, sick leave, and receive time off for bereavement and jury duty. Family Medical Leave is also available for up to 12 consecutive or non-consecutive weeks in any 12-month period subject to FMLA guidelines.

Employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation time that increases with years of service, and an additional 4 days that can be used at their discretion, with supervisor approval. Sick time accrues each pay period for up to 6 days a year.


Healthcare benefits become available for qualified employees the 1st day of the new month following 60 days of employment. Down Home Ranch pays over 60% of health insurance cost and 100% of dental. Down Home Ranch offers options for upgraded dental and vision plans, and for spouse and family health and dental coverage.

Employees can also utilize the Employee Assistance Program, which provides free and confidential personal counseling. Additionally, Down Home Ranch offers employees low cost vision coverage, critical illness, and accident insurance.

Life Insurance

Down Home Ranch pays 100% for $20,000 in life insurance for qualified employees with additional supplement options. Additionally, Down Home Ranch pays 100% for long term disability for qualified employees and offers short-term disability coverage options.


After 1 year of employment, Down Home Ranch will match up to 4% of a qualified employee’s salary into a 403(b) retirement account.