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 Job Title: High School Educational Advisor, Part-time

 

Program: San Francisco College Access Center, a Cal-SOAP program

 

Location:  1596 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Washington HS)

 

Position: Non-Exempt position; some evenings & weekends (virtual and/or in-person.)

 

Tentative Start Date: ASAP

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

 

The San Francisco College Access Center’s (SFCAC) mission is to provide  culturally relevant, comprehensive college preparation information and  assistance. Although open to the community, SFCAC targets students who  are low income and/or first of their family to attend postsecondary  education programs. SFCAC is a Cal-SOAP project funded by the California  Student Aid Commission (CSAC), and administered by the Japanese  Community Youth Council (JCYC), a non-profit youth organization. For  more information, please visit www.jcyccollegeaccess.org or  www.jcyc.org.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

SFCAC is a Cal-SOAP project administered by the California Student Aid  Commission (CSAC). The Educational Advisor will be responsible for  recruitment, identification, selection and counseling of participants  virtually and/or in-person at a school in San Francisco Unified School  District (SFUSD) or Jefferson Unified High School District (JUHSD) in  Daly City.  These participants will fulfill the eligibility criteria as  set by CSAC for all Cal-SOAP Projects.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Direct Service/Outreach (virtual and/or in-person):

 

    To identify, recruit & select eligible participants who are: 1)  low-income as defined by Cal-Grant income levels; and/or 2) who have the  potential to be first in their family to attend college;

 

    Assess and determine participants’ educational needs and academic potential;

 

    Conduct college (e.g. College 101) and financial aid presentations (e.g. FAFSA, Cal-Grants);

 

    Provide college and financial aid advising to encourage participants  to complete high school, and enroll in post-secondary colleges;

 

    Assist participants to complete college and financial aid applications;

 

    Coordinate and implement virtual and/or local and long-distance field trips (i.e. college campus and cultural field trips);

 

    Provide SAT/ACT test prep workshops in coordination with consultants;

 

    Assist participants in applying for re-admission to secondary schools, when applicable

 

    Advocate for admission to post-secondary schools; and

 

    Refer participants to appropriate social service and government agencies.

 

Administrative(virtual and/or in-person):

 

    Manage a caseload of 75 - 100 SFCAC participants (providing at least 3 services for each participant);

 

    Collect required program documents (e.g. intake, sign-in sheets)  and/or school forms to organize complete individual participant files;

 

    Compile student demographic and related data to track completion of  program activities to ensure that SFCAC annual grant objectives will be  met for each program year;

 

    Assist with implementation and evaluation of project activities;

 

    Provide support to target high school counseling staff and/or assist  with events that complement SFCAC program timeline. Staff participation  in target school activities is subject to approval by Associate  Director to minimize interference with SFCAC job responsibilities.

 

Other Program Participation (virtual and/or in-person):

 

    Assist and support other JCYC College Access Programs' (e.g. TRIO) staff at shared target high schools;

 

    Participate in JCYC College Access Programs' school wide events  (e.g. Cash for College, Middle School Career Days, Summer Programs) to  promote intra-collaboration and teamwork;

 

    Participate in agency and department meetings, activities, committees, events, etc., as appropriate;

 

    Perform related duties as needed.

 

Job Qualifications

 

    Enrolled in college, AND a current recipient of financial aid (i.e., Pell Grant, Cal Grant, or Loans).

 

    Minimum 1 year experience working with youth.

 

    Effective communication (verbal & written) and strong organizational skills; Detail-oriented.

 

    Experience with conducting presentations and event planning.

 

    Computer Literate; Working proficiency of MS Word, Excel, and other presentation tools.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

    Experience with diverse student populations.

 

    Individuals with similar background to target population, low-income and first in their families to attend college.

 

    Bilingual preferred (Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog).

 

    Ability to work cooperatively with secondary school faculty and community agency personnel.

 

    Knowledge of community resources and programs for youth in San Francisco and/or Daly City.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Cover Letter and 2)  Resume to applycollegeaccess AT jcyc.org Attn: SFCAC HS Educational  Advisor Position (PTE). Please no phone calls.

 

PLEASE NOTE: San Francisco College Access Center, a college access  program of JCYC, actively seek to hire and promote individuals, recruit  volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race,  color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age,  marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or  disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminal  background investigation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance  Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with  arrest and conviction records     


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Job Title: Youth Leadership Specialist

 

Program: JAPANTOWN YOUTH LEADERS (JYL), Daly City Prevention Collaborative (DCPC) & ASIAN YOUTH PREVENTIONS SERVICES (AYPS)

 

Location: 1840 Sutter street, San Francisco, CA 94115

 

Salary: DOE, 40 hours a week plus full medical benefits, some weekends and evenings

 

Apply: ASAP

 

Program & Position Description:

 

Japantown Youth Leaders (JYL), Asian Youth Prevention Services (AYPS),  Daly City Prevention Collaborative (DCPC) and Tomodachi are Youth  Development Programs of JCYC. JYL is designed to foster leadership  development and engage participants in activities that support personal  development.  AYPS and DCPC strive to prevent, delay and reduce the use  and abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) among youth in San  Francisco and Daly City. Tomodachi provides holiday and summer  programming for elementary and middle school aged children, as well as  youth leadership experience for high school students.  For more info, go  to www.jcyc.org.

 

The Youth Leadership Specialist is an integral member of the Youth  Development Team in planning and implementing program curriculum and  activities and will report directly to the Director of Youth  Development.

 

During the school year, the Youth Leadership Specialist will assist with  the facilitation of all Youth Development programs, including but not  limited to, service learning and health curriculum and activities  including recruiting participants, conducting weekly participant  meetings, providing leadership training, plan recreational activities  and guide youth led community service projects. Training topics include  group facilitation, public speaking, conflict resolution,  decision-making skills, domestic violence prevention and postsecondary  education opportunities. During holidays and the summer, the Youth  Leadership Specialist will support JCYC’s Tomodachi Program with  childcare programming which offers children interest-based club options,  field trips, and cultural enrichment activities.

 

The ideal candidate will be skilled in working collaboratively with  adults and youth, developing strong, nurturing relationships with young  people and facilitating small and large group workshops. They will be  detail-orientated and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced and  changing environment. They must be flexible with varying schedules and  activities during the week.

 

Responsibilities of the Youth Leadership Specialist include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Position Responsibilities:

 

    Assist in the recruitment and selection of participants for program participation;

    Assist in the implementation of service learning curriculum and  facilitate youth led community service projects with participants ages  12 to 18;

    Develop and conduct workshops focusing on creative personal and leadership development skills;

    Support holiday and summer camp activities including planning and leading workshops and recreational outings as required;

    Support  youth and young adult related activities in Japantown and the broader Japanese American community;

    Build relationships between JCYC and other Community Based  Organizations (CBO's), Community Leaders, and Community Resources;

    Participating in evenings and weekends are required (minimum 1 per month);

    Participate in agency events and meetings as needed;

    Perform other related duties as needed.

 

Qualifications:

 

    Minimum of 1 or more years’ experience working with diverse youth;

    Demonstrated effectiveness in facilitating youth groups;

    Ability to work effectively in a team setting with or without supervision;

    Experience working with community organizations;

    Knowledge of youth development principles/community service learning preferred;

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both youth and adults;

    Experience working with diverse youth from a range of backgrounds and circumstances;

    Vehicle access preferred.

 

Education:                                                                            

 

·     BA/BS from accredited college or four years of related experience.

 

How to Apply  

 

No Phone Calls Please. Applicants must submit the following: 1) cover letter and 2) résumé

 

Application by e-mail is highly encouraged to youthleader AT jcyc.org.

 

Application by mail send to: JYL/AYPS, 1840 Sutter St., Suite 207, San Francisco, CA 94115, Fax: (415) 921-1841

 

PLEASE NOTE: JYL, DCPC  and AYPS  programs of JCYC actively seek to hire  and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to  individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation,  religious creed, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or  presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities.  All employees  of JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to  the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment  qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.     


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Are you passionate about serving youth?


Rawhide is seeking individuals to work and live in one of our residential living units. The Youth Development Specialist provides direct-care support in the daily functions and objectives of the Living Unit. Under the direction of the Living Unit Supervisor, the Youth Development Specialist will work with a team to create, implement and sustain a therapeutic culture that recognizes and values progress toward the treatment goals of our youth.


This position typically works a non-traditional schedule, please contact Human Resources for additional information.


Benefits include: Housing, meals while on duty, medical, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, 401K (6% employer contribution), paid time off, volunteer time off, on-site weight room, on-site cafeteria, Employee Assistance Program.


Essential Job Functions:



  • Provides care and therapeutic treatment of Rawhide youth within the residential programs

  • Works in conjunction with all teams involved in the development and implementation of individual treatment plans

  • Assists with day-to-day residential operations and processes including medication administration

  • Completes accurate documentation to remain in compliance with licensing requirements


Job Qualifications:



  • Be at least 21 years old

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; but must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Meet one of the following qualifications

    • Have an associates or bachelor’s degree with a focus on child and youth care work or in a social or behavioral science field

    • Have at least 1 year of successful experience working in a recognized child welfare setting for the type of population served by Rawhide

    • Be certified as a child and youth care worker under the standards of the national organization of child and youth care workers association or other department-recognized certifying authority

    • Completion of Rawhide’s supervised traineeship program



  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record

  • Exercises critical thinking, judgment and discernment

  • Ability to identify and respond to crisis situations

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time

  • Physically able to meet the demands of the position, including providing therapeutic physical restraints


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree in a social or behavioral science field

  • 2-3 years relevant experience


Company Description

Rawhide is a non-profit that serves the Wisconsin community through residential care, therapy, outpatient treatment, foster care, and counseling. Form more information, visit us at www.rawhide.org.


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Summary of Role


Y.O.U. is looking for passionate individuals who are dedicated to delivering anti-racist-focused afterschool programming to youth. Reporting to the Afterschool Program Manager, Part Time Youth Workers will support their site based team by leading one-on-one or group tutoring, with the possibility of facilitating fun, educational enrichment activities. Our goal is to create and implement programming that meets the needs and interests of our youth and families in an effort to close the opportunity gap and set youth up for post-secondary and life success. 


Key Responsibility Areas


Direct Service - Academic Support (100%)



  • Facilitate one-on-one and/or small group tutoring sessions on a daily basis for middle school youth.


  • Deliver social emotional learning activities through small group instruction in a safe and structured space.


  • Build positive authentic relationships with youth that support their success and well-being in and out of school. 


  • Build positive authentic relationships and establish consistent communication with caregivers to support the growth and development of youth throughout program.


  • Support youth in building healthy positive relationships with peers, families and their community.



Preferred Qualifications



  • Experience in and passion for working with middle school aged youth, preferably in a non-traditional setting.


  • Experience with one-on-one or small group tutoring.


  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with a diverse group of team members and youth.



Skills and Qualities



  • Ability to connect with a diverse group of youth across multiple age-levels.


  • Approach relationship building with caregivers and families of our youth from a supportive, partnership-motivated mindset that fosters collaboration, respect, and understanding. 


  • Affirms and supports the diverse identities of youth and staff.


  • Continuously seeks out additional learning opportunities to improve practices and develop new skills.


  • Demonstrates capacity and skill to self-reflect on professional practices and beliefs. 


  • Understands that racism, privilege, and power are systemic and that reality impacts access to resources, how communities are framed, and how they present themselves in everyday lives. 


  • Believes that all youth, regardless of age, race, gender, sexuality, class, etc. deserve an education that equals the value of their lives. 


  • Believes that post-secondary success is not limited to achieving a college education while still promoting higher education as a possibility for underrepresented youth.


  • Believes advocacy is central to their work as a youth educator. 



**Important Note: Hours for this role are 1:00pm - 6:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays with flexible hours on Wednesdays and Fridays.**



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Are you passionate about serving youth?


Rawhide is seeking individuals to invest in the lives of our teen boys.


The Youth Development Specialist provides direct-care support in the daily functions and objectives of the Living Unit. Under the direction of the Living Unit Supervisor, the Youth Development Specialist will work with a team to create, implement and sustain a therapeutic culture that recognizes and values progress toward the treatment goals of our youth. 


This position typically works a non-traditional schedule, please contact Human Resources for additional information.


Benefits include: Meals while on duty, medical, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, 401K (6% employer contribution), paid time off, volunteer time off, on-site weight room, on-site cafeteria, Employee Assistance Program.


Essential Job Functions:



  • Provides care and therapeutic treatment of Rawhide youth within the residential programs

  • Works in conjunction with all teams involved in the development and implementation of individual treatment plans

  • Assists with day-to-day residential operations and processes including medication administration

  • Completes accurate documentation to remain in compliance with licensing requirements


Job Qualifications:



  • Be at least 21 years old

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; but must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Meet one of the following qualifications

    • Have an associates or bachelor’s degree with a focus on child and youth care work or in a social or behavioral science field

    • Have at least 1 year of successful experience working in a recognized child welfare setting for the type of population served by Rawhide

    • Be certified as a child and youth care worker under the standards of the national organization of child and youth care workers association or other department-recognized certifying authority

    • Completion of Rawhide’s supervised traineeship program



  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record

  • Exercises critical thinking, judgment and discernment

  • Ability to identify and respond to crisis situations

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time

  • Physically able to meet the demands of the position, including providing therapeutic physical restraints


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Bachelor’s degree in a social or behavioral science field

  • 2-3 years relevant experience


Company Description

Rawhide is a non-profit that serves the Wisconsin community through residential care, therapy, outpatient treatment, foster care, and counseling. Form more information, visit us at www.rawhide.org.


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Youth, Family and Community Outreach Services (YFCOS) On-Call Crisis Intake Worker


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:



  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges

  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;

  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect


If you feel equally strong about those sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a YFCOS On-Call Crisis Intake Worker. This team member will provide On-Call trauma-informed response to families in crisis, utilize problem solving, develop crisis de-escalation and safety planning, create linkage and referrals and complete intake and assessment packets.


Requirements include:



  • Minimum 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record

  • Reliable transportation

  • Ability to pass DCFS and criminal background check

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

  • On-call availability

  • Associates Degree or equivalent required. Highly preferred in social work or human service related field and relevant work experience


EOE




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Since 1894, Kids Above All mission has been to protect, heal and educate children and families so they can build better lives. In our 124 years, we’ve helped more than 142,000 kids to reach their potential through early childhood learning programs, foster care, and adoption services and housing for teens and homeless young adults.


Job Summary:


The Youth Care Worker provides for the physical and emotional needs of adolescent residents in a group home setting. The goal is to work with the Group Home Team to ensure safety and appropriate supervision of residents.



  • Responsible for supervising and monitoring residents.

  • Enforce and maintain consistency concerning policies, rules, and licensing standards.

  • Work cooperatively with other staff in planning and supervision of recreational and leisure time activities within Group Home and community; assisting in planning and carrying out of therapeutic activities for assigned clients.

  • Make frequent decisions regarding resident’s activities and behaviors; know whereabouts of each resident at all times; coordinate coming and going of each individual in residence.

  • Exercise control over the admission of visitors and use of the telephone; maintain proper privacy and security of residents and staff on duty.

  • Teach and assist residents in life skills.

  • Perform required record keeping for daily logs and resident files.


We are looking for:



  • High School degree or equivalent.

  • You must be available to work Friday and Saturday overnight of each week.

  • 0-3 yrs experience with teens in a social service setting required.

  • Valid Driver's license with a clean driving record. Maintenance of required DCFS driver approval standards plus access to an insured automobile that meets standards for safety to transport clients as needed

  • Overnight position is 11 PM - 7 AM.


Approximately 16 hours per weekend. Benefits are not offered at this time. 


For more information please visit: http://www.kidsaboveall.org/



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Are you looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of youth and adolescents? Are you interested in a professional atmosphere where you can continue to grow and learn new skills?  


National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is seeking engaging, passionate, diverse and energized people with a can-do attitude!


NYAP, a non-profit organization, has been serving the needs of youth and families for over 40 years! With over 1000 staff in 9 states, we are a group of dedicated life-changers working to “Be a Part of Something Bigger”!


Sign-on bonus of $1,500 (payout over 3 payments).


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Actively supports, represents, and extends the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

  • Provides appropriate individual, group, and family mental health services, and other evidence based clinical services, meeting or exceeding established outcomes thresholds on behalf of persons served.

  • Travels daily, to provide community based services to, and on behalf of, youth and families in compliance with organizational, contract, and regulatory requirements.

  • Completes all required clinical documentation in a timely manner.

  • Completes all required training in a timely manner.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • A Bachelor’s Degree and licensure in Social Work or comparable Human Services field from an accredited institution or equivalent.

  • 2 years of work experience working in direct service with youth and families strongly preferred.

  • A valid professional license as required and acceptable by state or contract regulations. LSW 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, automotive insurance, and a good driving record.

  • Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.


ADDITIONAL SKILLS:



  • A willingness to work flexible and non-traditional hours in the service of foster caregivers, families of origin, and persons served.

  • Capacity to be flexible and responsive to youth served, foster caregivers, system partners, and internal customers.

  • Capacity to remain objective and professional in all areas of job function.

  • Demonstrates tolerance and respect for the ideas and actions of others.

  • Capacity to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.


 


The person in this position needs to follow a team concept and support both agency goals and co-workers. Employees must be able to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.


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Family Support Worker


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:



  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges

  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;

  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect.


If you feel equally strong about these sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a Support Worker in the Foster Care Program. A support worker delivers strengths-based, client-centered and trauma informed services to families experiencing abuse or neglect. Responsibilities would include assisting team members with client-serving activities such as transporting parents to visits with their children and supervising that visitation. Supervising visitation includes supporting and coaching parents on parenting techniques with their children. Additional support to families includes providing transportation to services to make critical life changes. Communication skills between team members are important in order to provide quality services to families. Other important qualities include: working with diverse populations, strong writing skills and the ability to respond well to a fast paced work schedule.


Requirements include:



  • Position requires a High School Diploma or GED

  • Must pass DCFS background check

  • Valid driver's license, insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience


Benefits:



  • Competitive compensation

  • Choice of4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • Vacation, sick and personal days

  • Employer paid life insurance and LTD

  • Flexible spending plan and dependent care plan

  • 401(k) with employer match



EOE


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The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and internationally. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities.


Brooklyn Justice Initiatives seeks to reengineer the experience of criminal court in Brooklyn, New York by providing judges and attorneys meaningful alternatives to bail, fines, and jail sentences. Operating out of Kings County Criminal Court, Brooklyn Justice Initiatives is a team of social service providers, court-based resource coordinators, and others who seek to improve the quality of justice. By providing meaningful pre-trial supervised release and post-conviction sentencing options, Brooklyn Justice Initiatives seeks to use an arrest as a window of opportunity to change the direction of a participant’s life and avoid the harmful effects of incarceration.  


Brooklyn Justice Initiatives also operates a Supervised Release program. Supervised Release offers an alternative to jail, providing pretrial supervision, case management, and voluntary social services to people charged with misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenses. Program participants are monitored to ensure their appearance at court dates, and they receive referrals to community-based programming such as job training, drug treatment, and mental health counseling. Following recent legislative changes in New York State that curtail the use of cash bail and pretrial detention, the Center anticipates dramatic growth in the population served through Supervised Release. As part of this expansion, the Supervised Release Program will provide services to a growing youth population and take on bail-eligible felony and misdemeanor charges, including violent felony arrests. The Youth Engagement Track supervises individuals ages 16-24 years old. 


Brooklyn Justice Initiatives (BJI), is seeking a senior-level social worker for its Supervised Release Program's Youth Engagement Track. This is an opportunity to contribute to an exciting program at an unprecedented scale. The Senior Youth Social Worker will be primarily responsible for monitoring a small caseload of high risk/high needs youth participants, referring participants to voluntary social service interventions, and helping promote compliance with pretrial release conditions. The Senior Youth Social Worker will provide support and guidance to social workers and case managers on the team to help support supervision and build team engagement. The Senior Youth Social Worker will also facilitate group and individual supervision and assist program staff in the development and implementation of onsite services for participants. 




Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Complete intakes and administer risk and needs assessment tools to youth participants admitted to the Supervised Release Program (SRP);

  • Provide weekly individual supervision and conduct routine case audits for Youth Track social workers and case managers;

  • Assist with crisis management and intervention;

  • Provide comprehensive, clinically-informed case management services to high-need youth participants to help address such issues as substance abuse, mental health, trauma, domestic violence, and housing; this may include communication with clients on nights and weekends;

  • Perform voluntary individual counseling sessions, as needed;

  • Conduct outreach to collateral sources to provide supervision and court monitoring, as needed;

  • Communicate with community-based service providers to facilitate, follow-up and assist participants with voluntary service referrals;

  • Complete all necessary documentation and input data into computer database;

  • Monitor and report compliance to court stakeholders and work with defense and district attorneys to bring program participants into compliance as needed;

  • Attend staff meetings and on-going trainings as well as participate in community events;

  • Provide Alternative to Incarceration (ATI) clinical services to mandated participants, as needed;

  • Assist program staff with the development and implementation of on-site programming that is responsive to participants’ needs;

  • Develop and facilitate trainings for staff;

  • Engage with other Senior Social Workers and program managers to support staff and build infrastructure;

  • Assist with data collection;

  • Assist with other programming as needed.


Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s in Social Work or an equivalent master’s level counseling degree plus 3-4 years’ experience working with high risk populations. Candidates must be currently licensed; SIFI certification is a plus. Prior supervisory experience is preferred. Excellent written skills are a must. Prior experience working with youth and youth adults is required. Candidate must be a skilled communicator able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally-responsive manner is a must. Prior experience with the criminal justice system and/or justice-involved communities is preferred. Specialized experience working with individuals experiencing domestic violence, mental health issues, substance abuse, and/or homelessness is a plus.


Position Type: Full-time, able to work nights or weekends.


Compensation: Salary range starts at $57,000 and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.


The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.


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The Program Assistant (Youth Worker) assists club staff in the delivery of high quality and developmentally appropriate activities for children and youth ages six to eighteen. These come in the form of club programs, activities, special events all while providing a safe environment for club members to operate in. 


KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities) 



  • Assist in the delivery of relevant after-school programming for youth ages 6-18 

  • Recruit, encourage and engage youth participants for a range of program offerings in the areas of academic support & enrichment, health and wellness and character and leadership development

  • Responsible for daily set-up and clean-up of all materials used during programming

  • Provide developmentally appropriate supervision of youth participants during all program activities 

  • Transport members between program sites and activities 

  • Properly manage all Club materials and properly secure them upon completion of club activity

  • Participate in individual and group supervision sessions; participate in professional development opportunities as appropriate

  • Maintain club facility and enforce all site operating expectations

  • Support data collection activities to assess program performance.

  • Support Program Specialist in the implementation of BGCHarlem programming

  • Assist Program Specialist in managing classrooms including cleanup, supply distribution and other duties as necessary

  • Other related duties as specified by site lead


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 



  • Asses facility needs daily and perform janitorial duties or manual labor as needed- mopping, cleaning tables, trash removal, bathrooms, moving equipment 

  • Attend field trips and club outings


SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED 



  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent   

  • Demonstrated experience working with youth 

  • Proficient in basic computer skills and use of basic Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel 


Physical Requirements




  •   Ability to stand for long periods of time 

  • Employees may also have to walk for long periods of time


 


Availability


Up to 25 hours per week; some Saturdays


 


PREFERRED SKILLS


Associate Degree in early childhood education or human services



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Youth, Family and Community Outreach Services (YFCOS) On-Call Crisis Intake Worker


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:



  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges

  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;

  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect


If you feel equally strong about those sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a YFCOS On-Call Crisis Intake Worker. This team member will provide On-Call trauma-informed response to families in crisis, utilize problem solving, develop crisis de-escalation and safety planning, create linkage and referrals and complete intake and assessment packets.


Requirements include:



  • Minimum 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record

  • Reliable transportation

  • Ability to pass DCFS and criminal background check

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

  • On-call availability

  • Associates Degree or equivalent required. Highly preferred in social work or human service related field and relevant work experience


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Residential Direct Care Youth Worker


Shelterwood is a residential treatment center for teens located on 220 wooded acres thirty minutes outside of Kansas City, Missouri.


We are currently looking for energetic, highly motivated, responsible and mature single individuals looking to become life-changing mentors for at-risk teens. Driven by faith, it is through life-on-life relationships that our staff communicates wisdom, direction, hope and encouragement to teenagers struggling with mental and behavioral health conditions.


You will be part of a passionate and supportive ministry team of Christian therapists, mentors and staff where you will be encouraged to grow in Christ through service, discipleship and community. This is an on-campus, live-in, full-time hourly position, with excellent medical benefits.


Candidates usually have a Bachelors degree in related fields such as youth ministry, psychology, social work OR demonstrable experience working with youth. A background check and character reference is required.


Would you consider giving your time and talents to make a difference in the life of teens through pouring your life and wisdom into these young people who are struggling? The work is hard, but the rewards are great!


Requirements



  • A college degree and/or experience working with teens.

  • A sincere faith in Jesus Christ.


Benefits



  • Medical Insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and long term disability.

  • Room & board and all meals included.

  • Hourly position.


Our campus is tobacco, smoke and alcohol-free.


Shelterwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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We have an immediate need for Residential Staff at our Christian residential treatment center for teens in Independence, Missouri. Full-time and part-time Night Watch positions available.

You will be trained to provided safety and oversight to our students as well as core competencies such as HIPAA guidelines, CPR/First Aid, state-mandated reporting, and Ministry Safe, MCCA Medication certification, among others.


Requirements


All new hires must be able to pass the Family Care Safety Registry check, FBI fingerprint check, and pre-employment drug screening. You must have a valid drivers license and be able to be cleared through our insurance provider to transport minors. Needs to be able to complete and physically perform handle with care restraints. Will be trained and expected to meet the competencies necessary to oversee every clients daily schedule for a shift.


Previous experience working in youth residential highly desired. Must be at least 21 years old and have a at least a high school diploma.


We are a tobacco free, smoke free campus. Shelterwood hires only non-tobacco users.

Shelterwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Benefits


Starting pay is $15.00 per hour.


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PURPOSE OF POSITION: To supervise and ensure the safety of the milieu during the night when Youth are sleeping. To act as an advocate, educator, coach and role model for the Youth and their family systems.  To support and implement the policy and philosophy of the program and the Agency. 


 


Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(B) Retirement Savings Plan, CTA/Metra Benefit, and much more. 


Work Schedule is Part Time 32 hours per week: Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 pm - 8:00 am.






ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  


·  At least 21 years of age.


·  High School diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.


·   Ability to stay awake and alert during hours of rest for the Youth.


·  At least two years of experience working with youth. 


·  Have a valid Illinois driver’s license, ability to drive a van, maintain a clear driving record, and retain driving approval through the Department of Children and Family Services.


·  Regular and predictable attendance. 


·  Ability to work both independently and as an active team member.


  • Ability to accept, adopt, and implement feedback from supervisor and team. 

·  Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. 


·  Ability to maintain professional demeanor while exercising judgment and discretion in work.


  • Is open and respectful of personal, cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of youth and is willing and competent to work with diverse client population.

·  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.


·  Ability to write reports 


·  Experience with Microsoft Office, as well as the willingness to become proficient in other software packages and programs.


·  Ability to maintain confidentiality.



  • Ability to attend required Agency trainings and maintain necessary training compliance. Flexibility to attend daytime trainings or sessions outside of regularly scheduled hours.

  • Ability and willingness to create, initiate, and participate in recreational and therapeutic activities with the youth. 


·  Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and with proper training, be able to physically restrain youth.


·  Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Agency.


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


 


·   Remain awake and aware of milieu 


·   Position chair/ work station in order to ensure a clear view of the youth bedrooms at all time.


·   Conduct bedroom checks at a minimum of every 30 minutes, with visual sight of each youth to ensure their safety.   Check on a more frequent basis (i.e. every 15 minutes) based on program needs or supervisor request.


·   Log accurately and timely, in the program log book, all bed checks as well as any other/ youth activity


·  Be responsible for timely and accurate communication (e.g. incident reports, contact with Youths’ families, log entries, e-mail, and contacts with on-call supervisor).  



  • Engage with youth in daily routines and activities. 

  • Develop and support creative interventions for the youth. 


·  Build a therapeutic relationship with the youth


 ·  Provide supportive supervision, guidance, and role modeling for the Youth in the milieu.


·  Participate in supervision meetings 


·  Utilize CPI techniques


·  Provide transportation for Youth and their family systems as necessary.


·   Communicate when necessary with other departments within Mercy Home.


·  Employ all aspects of de-escalation and behavior management techniques as outlined in CPI protocol. 


  • Learn, align with, and execute the treatment philosophies, modalities and practices of the Agency.

 




 




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Lad Lake is currently seeking compassionate, patient, and collaborative individuals to join our team! Responsibilities include working directly with youth who have experienced trauma by role modeling the skills necessary to build healthy relationships and teaching important life skills such as healthy recreation activities, good hygiene, appropriate social skills, coping skills, and anger management skills. Our Youth Care Workers assist in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities, engage interactively with the youth, while also involved in crisis management.


Our Youth Care Worker role can be an excellent springboard into various careers at Lad Lake. Many of our current staff started as a Youth Care Workers and are now Unit Managers, Campus Supervisors, Teachers, and Trainers.


Essential Duties



  • Serve as a positive role model for youth in our residential care programs

  • Intentional effort to provide opportunities for youth to enhance their skills, abilities, and interests

  • Provide active supervision of youth by engaging in activities that are of interest to them

  • Plan and facilitate activities and daily routines

  • Crisis intervention with youth through verbal de-escalation techniques

  • Engage in, assess and document youth activities (shift logs, incident reports, behavioral management logs, databases, etc.)

  • Provide support to youth, their families and ancillary service providers

  • Provide transportation in agency vehicles for youths’ community-based needs and activities

  • Attend team meetings and provide verbal and written input

  • Maintain confidentiality within all written and verbal communications




Minimum Requirements;



  • Willingness to complete training through Lad Lake’s traineeship program, bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and empathy to build rapport with adolescents who use aggression as a coping mechanism

  • Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff – trauma informed.

  • Organized and dependable

  • Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions and have a good driving record

  • Demonstrate social, emotional, and intellectual maturity

  • Must be at least 21 years old


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to be patient and understanding of life’s difficult situations; ability to search for and recognize the good in people and situations; ability to stay calm and de-escalate situations where people are tense and frustrated; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; working knowledge of computers and MS Office; ability to multi-task and use time effectively and efficiently; demonstrated sensitivity towards cultural, ethnic, and disability matters.


Physical Demands: Duties require possible physical activity while engaging with youth in the program. In rare situations, staff may be required to use physical de-escalation techniques to intervene if staff or clients are in danger of being physically harmed. Ability to lift 30 pounds. Driving is an essential function for this position.



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SCOPE:


Under the Direction of the Lead Clinical Director of Homeless Youth Services, the MSW is responsible for providing intensive case management and clinical support to formerly homeless youth in permanent supportive housing. . Provide person centered interventions that address barriers to housing retention.  Develop and monitor a Personal Housing Stability Plan.  Represent Goodwill in community meetings and events targeting youth.
 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



  • Provide intensive clinical and assertive case management services to 10 formerly homeless youth with disabilities including mental health, physical, and/or substance abuse who have been placed into Permanent Supportive Housing Program. .

  • In alignment with Housing First principles, develop individualized housing stability plans that are person centered that review the youth’s interests, work history, and goals. Identify the assets and barriers of participants through observation, interviews, case notes and other means.

  • Assist youth participants in developing natural support systems to increase housing stability as well as connecting them to community partners that are specific to their individual needs. 

  • Conduct risk assessments and develop crisis safety plans as a result of assessment(s).

  • Participate in weekly case conferences to identify best fits for staff assignment and developing housing plans.  Coordinate services including employment, life skills, and provide clinical services as needed. 

  • Upon admission and regularly thereafter, review the lease agreement with the participant(s) and educate them on the terms, requirements, etc., facilitating an overall understanding of a lease agreement and actions to be taken to avoid eviction. As necessary, act as a liaison between youth and landlord. 

  • Upon admission to the program, provide orientation to the participant on their apartment, building, neighborhood, community, etc.  Introduce them to neighbors as appropriate.  May provide assistance to the participant in learning the public transportation system and community resources available to them.

  • Complete TAY SPDAT (Service Prioritization Decision Assessment Tool) for all assigned participants according to schedule/policy and procedure.

  • Utilizing the results of the SPDAT, define the process for attainment of goals with measurable step by step objectives based on the participant’s input. Develop the Housing Plan with the youth; documenting measureable goals/objectives and process for attainment. 

  • Conducts homes visits with participants. 

  • May need to provide participants assistance and/or training with housekeeping tasks.

  • Utilizing your clinical skills, provide participants with counseling and support.  Serve as a liaison between program staff, program providers, direct care staff, and other support providers, providing modeling, training, clinical input, and guidance to non-clinical program staff. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Provide services utilizing Motivational Interviewing, Harm reduction principles, Trauma Informed Care, and Positive Youth Development Principles.

  •  Collaborate and communicate with employment consultant and job coach, if appropriate. Participate in the job search when relevant. Participate in and provide skill development opportunities in resume development, completion of job application, transportation arrangements, practice interviews, and other pre-employment skills and activities.

  • Complete case note documentation ensuring notes are detailed, comprehensive, address participant’s involvement with their PDP and documents participants’ progress or lack thereof towards goal/objective attainment.  Ensures a case note is completed for every contact made with the participant as well as for every contact made on behalf of a participant.

  • When family and friend unification occurs, develop a housing plan for youth to remain including mediation with family, follow up supports, connection to resources in the community. 

  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings as scheduled/directed. 

  • Attends and actively participates in all required internal/external trainings.  If not already trained, attends motivational interviewing training and demonstrates use of the model on a daily basis through their interactions.

  • Provide assistance with other general department activities as assigned.


OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:



  • Demonstrate by words and actions a commitment to the Goodwill mission to help people with disabilities and other barriers to become self-sufficient, working members of the community.

  • Perform or assist with any duties or operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.

  • Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules, keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Participate in any variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies.



KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:



  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (preferred) or Master’s Degree in Education or related field. 

  • Experience working with youth and/or experience working with the homeless population preferred.

  • CPR and First Aid training preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent communication skills required. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with participants, community stakeholders, employers and referral agents.

  • Excellent time management, problem solving skills & organizational skills.

  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, valid insurance, reliable transportation for travel to outlying locations and the ability to be insured under the company’s vehicle insurance policy.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:



  • General office environment

  • Regular pushing, pulling, stretching, reaching, kneeling stooping and bending

  • Occasional lifting and/or carrying up to 30 lbs.

  • Regular travel


TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:


Computer and usual peripherals, word processing, spreadsheets and software programs, standard office equipment, safety equipment, automobile, large passenger van, or wheelchair accessible van, as required.


Pay Rate:  $21.53/hour


 


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Overview


MHA in Ulster County, Inc. has a per diem Respite Worker position available serving Ulster County, working one on one with children as a Youth Respite Worker. Responsibilities include providing direct care to families and their children (ages 5-18) who have social, emotional, and behavioral needs. Flexibility is a key requirement. Candidates need experience working with children and knowledge of issues that children confront. Previous experience working with children with social, emotional or behavioral challenges preferred.


Position is providing virtual services at present.


Responsibilities


Worker will provide the families with family support, respite by involving the children in structured recreational and skill building activities. Position hours includes day, early evening and weekend hours as needed to meet family’s needs.


Qualifications



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

  • Position requires a clean, valid NYS driver’s license and candidate must have at least 3 years driving experience with reliable transportation and willingness to travel within Ulster County.

  • Previous experience working with children with social, emotional and behavioral issues desired.

  • Paid training and on-going supervision provided.


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Are you looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of youth and adolescents? Are you interested in a professional atmosphere where you can continue to grow and learn new skills?


National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is seeking engaging, passionate, diverse and energized people with a can-do attitude!


NYAP, a non-profit organization, has been serving the needs of youth and families for over 40 years! With over 1000 staff in 9 states, we are a group of dedicated life-changers working to “Be a Part of Something Bigger”!


Sign-on bonus of $1,500 (payout over 3 payments).


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Actively supports, represents, and extends the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

  • Provides appropriate individual, group, and family mental health services, and other evidence based clinical services, meeting or exceeding established outcomes thresholds on behalf of persons served.

  • Travels daily, to provide community based services to, and on behalf of, youth and families in compliance with organizational, contract, and regulatory requirements.

  • Completes all required clinical documentation in a timely manner.

  • Completes all required training in a timely manner.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • A Bachelor’s Degree and licensure in Social Work or comparable Human Services field from an accredited institution or equivalent.

  • 2 years of work experience working in direct service with youth and families strongly preferred.

  • A valid professional license as required and acceptable by state or contract regulations. LSW

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, automotive insurance, and a good driving record.

  • Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.


ADDITIONAL SKILLS:



  • A willingness to work flexible and non-traditional hours in the service of foster caregivers, families of origin, and persons served.

  • Capacity to be flexible and responsive to youth served, foster caregivers, system partners, and internal customers.

  • Capacity to remain objective and professional in all areas of job function.

  • Demonstrates tolerance and respect for the ideas and actions of others.

  • Capacity to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.


 


The person in this position needs to follow a team concept and support both agency goals and co-workers. Employees must be able to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.


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PURPOSE OF POSITION: To supervise and ensure the safety of the milieu during the night when Youth are sleeping. To act as an advocate, educator, coach and role model for the Youth and their family systems.  To support and implement the policy and philosophy of the program and the Agency. 


 


Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer  


Work Schedule: 32 Hours per week benefits eligible; Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 pm - 8:00 am.


 


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  


·  At least 21 years of age.


·  High School diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.


·   Ability to stay awake and alert during hours of rest for the Youth.


·  At least two years of experience working with youth. 


·  Have a valid Illinois driver’s license, ability to drive a van, maintain a clear driving record, and retain driving approval through the Department of Children and Family Services.


·  Regular and predictable attendance. 


·  Ability to work both independently and as an active team member.


  • Ability to accept, adopt, and implement feedback from supervisor and team. 

·  Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. 


·  Ability to maintain professional demeanor while exercising judgment and discretion in work.


  • Is open and respectful of personal, cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of youth and is willing and competent to work with a diverse client population.

·  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.


·  Ability to write reports 


·  Experience with Microsoft Office, as well as the willingness to become proficient in other software packages and programs.


·  Ability to maintain confidentiality.



  • Ability to attend required Agency trainings and maintain necessary training compliance. Flexibility to attend daytime trainings or sessions outside of regularly scheduled hours.

  • Ability and willingness to create, initiate, and participate in recreational and therapeutic activities with the youth. 


·  Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and with proper training, be able to physically restrain youth.


·  Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Agency.


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


 


·   Remain awake and aware of milieu 


·   Position chair/ work station in order to ensure a clear view of the youth bedrooms at all time.


·   Conduct bedroom checks at a minimum of every 30 minutes, with visual sight of each youth to ensure their safety.   Check on a more frequent basis (i.e. every 15 minutes) based on program needs or supervisor request.


·   Log accurately and timely, in the program log book, all bed checks as well as any other/ youth activity


·  Be responsible for timely and accurate communication (e.g. incident reports, contact with Youths’ families, log entries, e-mail, and contacts with on-call supervisor).  



  • Engage with youth in daily routines and activities. 

  • Develop and support creative interventions for the youth. 


·  Build a therapeutic relationship with the youth


 ·  Provide supportive supervision, guidance, and role modeling for the Youth in the milieu.


·  Participate in supervision meetings 


·  Utilize CPI techniques


·  Provide transportation for Youth and their family systems as necessary.


·   Communicate when necessary with other departments within Mercy Home.


·  Employ all aspects of de-escalation and behavior management techniques as outlined in CPI protocol. 


  • Learn, align with, and execute the treatment philosophies, modalities and practices of the Agency.

 



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Family Support Caseworker


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:



  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges

  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;

  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect.


If you feel equally strong about these sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a Support Caseworker in the Foster Care Program. A support worker delivers strengths-based, client-centered and trauma informed services to families experiencing abuse or neglect. Responsibilities would include assisting team members with client-serving activities such as transporting parents to visits with their children and supervising that visitation. Supervising visitation includes supporting and coaching parents on parenting techniques with their children. Additional support to families includes providing transportation to services to make critical life changes. Communication skills between team members are important in order to provide quality services to families. Other important qualities include: working with diverse populations, strong writing skills and the ability to respond well to a fast paced work schedule.


Requirements include:



  • Position requires a High School Diploma or GED

  • Must pass DCFS background check

  • Valid driver's license, insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience


Benefits:



  • Competitive compensation

  • Choice of 4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Employer paid life insurance and LTD

  • Flexible spending plan and dependent care plan

  • Vacation, sick and personal days



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Immediate opening for Youth Care Worker for at-risk adolescents. Work involves responsibility for processing intakes and discharges. participating and assisting with educational, social and recreational activities; providing a safe and therapeutic environment; interacting in a warm compassionate manner de-escalating client when necessary.  Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provide direct supervision of at-risk youth in a group home setting. Full-time with excellent health, dental and life insurance benefits. Annual salary with excellent benefits would start out at approximately $28,380 to 30,450.  Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday overnight awake. The hours are 11:00pm until 9:00am and would result in 40-hours a week.


 


Immediate opening for Youth Care Worker for at-risk adolescents. Work involves responsibility for processing intakes and discharges. participating and assisting with educational, social and recreational activities; providing a safe and therapeutic environment; interacting in a warm compassionate manner de-escalating client when necessary.  Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provide direct supervision of at-risk youth in a group home setting. Full-time with excellent health, dental and life insurance benefits. Annual salary with excellent benefits would start out at approximately $28,380 to 30,450. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday awake overnight. The hours would be 10:00pm until 8:00am, in addition it would be every other Saturday and Sunday from 4:00pm until 11:00pm. This shift would result in 37-hours a week.


Company Description

Monroe County Sheltercare,Inc was incorporated in the state of Wisconsin in 1973. The organization operates on a nonprofit basis primarily to provide a group home for at-risk youth and advocacy and support for domestic abuse and sexual assault victims. The organization also provides transitional housing for adults, AODA and individual counseling services, and intensive supervision of juveniles


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Family Support Worker


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:



  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges

  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;

  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect.


If you feel equally strong about these sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a Support Worker in the Foster Care Program. A support worker delivers strengths-based, client-centered and trauma informed services to families experiencing abuse or neglect. Responsibilities would include assisting team members with client-serving activities such as transporting parents to visits with their children and supervising that visitation. Supervising visitation includes supporting and coaching parents on parenting techniques with their children. Additional support to families includes providing transportation to services to make critical life changes. Communication skills between team members are important in order to provide quality services to families. Other important qualities include: working with diverse populations, strong writing skills and the ability to respond well to a fast paced work schedule.


Requirements include:



  • Position requires a High School Diploma or GED

  • Must pass DCFS background check

  • Valid driver's license, insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience


Benefits:



  • Competitive compensation

  • Choice of4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • Vacation, sick and personal days

  • Employer paid life insurance and LTD

  • Flexible spending plan and dependent care plan

  • 401(k) with employer match



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Scope:


Develop and monitor the implementation of a Personal Development Plan (PDP) with participants in the Back to a Future program. Utilizing their clinical skills, provides guidance and support to participants to meet program objectives; and contributes to the mission of Goodwill by advocating for the participants and maximizing opportunities for persons with disabilities and other barriers to become more independent, guided by precedent and working within the limits of established policies.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Receive and review referrals for new participants in the Back to a Future program. Meet with individual participants and review interests, work history and goals. Identify the assets and barriers of participants through observation, interviews, case notes and other means. Assess participants’ abilities to learn skills for reintegration into the community and job readiness. Work in cooperation with participants and referring agencies to establish individual participant goals.
2. Define the process for attainment of goals with measurable step by step objectives. Document objectives and process for attainment in the PDP and present to management for approval. Ensure that PDP is in compliance with all regulations and policies/procedures.
3. Make regular assessment of participant’s progress against objectives and document results. Review the goals with the participant and update PDP as appropriate and per policy and procedure.
4. Assist participants in developing natural support systems to improve their transition back into society. Thoroughly assess their interests and link them to supports based upon those interests.
5. Utilizing evidenced based clinical interventions, provide participants with counseling and support. Facilitate crisis intervention as necessary. Provide services utilizing Motivational Interviewing, wrap around case management, an approach of Harm reduction and Trauma informed care principles.
6. Engage in advocacy on behalf of participants. Research and recommend resources based on participants, needs and desires. Make referrals as dictated by the participant’s desires and as appropriate.
7. Collaborate and communicate with employment consultant, job coach and/or community partners, if appropriate. If participant does not have an employment consultant, job coach, etc. assigned, assist the participant in their efforts to obtain employment as desired. May facilitate skill development opportunities in resume development, completion of job application, transportation arrangements, mock interviews, and other pre-employment skills and activities.
8. Facilitation of support and/or therapeutic groups. Plan/research appropriate/relevant topics, provide materials, schedule workshops and special events. Responsible for motivating participants to attend and actively participate as evidenced by direct observation and participant feedback of satisfaction. May also facilitate parent support groups.
9. Plan and facilitate pro-social outings and/or activities with/for participants based upon participant input and choice. Responsible for motivating participants to attend and actively participate as evidenced by direct observation and participant feedback.
10. Complete case note documentation utilizing the BIRP method. Ensure notes are detailed, comprehensive, address participant’s involvement with their PDP and documents participants’ progress or lack thereof towards goal/objective attainment. Ensures a case note is completed for every contact made with the participant, as well as for every contact made on behalf of a participant. Ensures notes are completed in a timely manner as per policy/procedure.
11. Complete file reviews as directed by Management, the Clinical Team Leader and/or policy and procedure. Responsible for making corrections to files per results of audit and reporting back to the supervisor. Ensure that the case files and participant records are comprehensive, accurate and complete. Ensure required forms are updated according to regulation and/or policy and procedure. Ensure file is in compliance with regulations and requirements. Enter participant updates and information into databases in accordance with policy and procedures.
12. Collect and calculate statistics by participant and submit to referring agencies as directed by the Program Coordinator.
13. Attend and actively participate in team meetings providing clinical input/insight/feedback utilizing a solution oriented approach. Must work in a harmonious fashion with fellow team members and in a collaborative manner; providing support to one another.
14. Interact and work collaboratively with city leaders, law enforcement, DJJ, the Justice System and other community partners to facilitate systematic changes in the Juvenile Criminal Justice System in Palm Beach County.
15. Collaborate with members of the criminal justice community through participation in task force groups and committees to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
16. Attend and actively participate in all required internal/external trainings. If not already trained, must attend motivational interviewing training and demonstrate the use of the model on a daily basis with participants as evidenced by direct observation and self-report.
17. Must have an understanding of the stages of change model and be able to assist participants through the stages via use of motivational interviewing
18. Responsible for working with the families of participants in educating them as to the effects of positive interventions such as mentoring; obtain their cooperation and collaboration; elicit their input into their child’s programming, facilitate their participation in the program/pro-social events, and parenting events.
19. Link participants to the GGI mentoring program and/or other community mentoring programs. Encourage participants to engage with a mentor through education and introductions.
20. Review life goals with the participants. Provide information and assistance as to attendance in college, apprenticeships, and/or trade schools. Assist with admission applications, financial aid applications, college tours/visits, etc.
21. Will be held accountable for participant outcomes. Participant recidivism rates should be below the Florida State level of 50%.


22.  Held accountable to a productivity rate of a minimum of 60% direct client contact.
23. Provide assistance with other general department activities as assigned.



OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
1. Demonstrate by words and actions a commitment to the Goodwill mission to help people with disabilities and other barriers to become self-sufficient, working members of the community.
2. Perform or assist with any duties or operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.
3. Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules, keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition.
4. Participate in any variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies.
5. Must be available for day/evening and/or weekend hours with ability to flex time during the work week.  Schedule may need to vary.



KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
1. Master’s Degree in Social Services or Mental Health Counseling or related field.
2. Must be registered with the Department of Health as an intern within 1 month of hire. Receive regular, ongoing, clinical supervision under the guidance of a state approved qualified supervisor, documenting hours; actively working towards licensure.
3. Minimum of one (1) year case management experience and/or experience working with at-risk youth.
4. Willingness to work in a fast paced environment supporting ex-offenders returning to the community. Must demonstrate knowledge regarding the needs of youth ex-offenders returning to the community and what it takes to prevent recidivism.
5. Must be trained in MRT or complete training within 6 month of hire.
6. Experience with mental health, substance abuse, and knowledge of trauma and trauma informed care principles.
7. Must be trained in motivational interviewing or complete the training within 3 months of hire.
8. Must have an understanding of the changes of stage model.
9. Flexibility and adaptability to ensure that all services are person centered.
10. CPR and First Aid training preferred.
11. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
12. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
13. Maintain professional demeanor and appearance at all times.
14. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with participants, co-workers, community stakeholders, employers and referral agents.
15. Excellent time management, problem solving skills & organizational skills.
16. Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, valid insurance, reliable transportation for travel to outlying locations and the ability to be insured under the company’s vehicle insurance policy.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. General office environment
2. Regular pushing, pulling, stretching, reaching, kneeling stooping and bending
3. Occasional lifting and/or carrying up to 30 lbs.
4. Regular travel



TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Computer and usual peripherals, word processing, spreadsheets and software programs, standard office equipment, safety equipment, automobile, large passenger van, or wheelchair accessible van, as required.


Pay Rate:  $21.53/hour


 


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Home Away from Home Living Center is currently seeking compassionate, patient, and collaborative individuals to join our 2nd Shift team! Responsibilities include working directly with youth who have experienced trauma by role modeling the skills necessary to build healthy relationships and teaching important life skills such as healthy recreation activities, good hygiene, appropriate social skills, coping skills, and anger management skills. Our Youth Care Workers assist in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities, engage interactively with the youth, while also involved in crisis management.


 


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A Shelter for youth ages 12-17.


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PURPOSE OF POSITION: To supervise and ensure the safety of the milieu, to act as an advocate, educator, coach and role model for the Youth and their family systems.  To support and implement the policy and philosophy of the program and the Agency. 




Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Schedule: Full Time (40 hours a week) positions available. Schedule is typically 2pm-10pm and may include weekends. Part time benefits eligible (32 hours a week) positions also available. Schedule is typically 2pm-10pm and may include weekends.


 


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:


·  At least 21 years of age.


·  Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or a High School diploma with at least 5 years of experience in youth development.  


·  At least two years of experience working with youth. 


·  A valid Illinois driver’s license, ability to drive a van, maintain a clear driving record, and retain driving approval through the department of Children and Family Services.


·  Regular and predictable attendance. 


·  Ability to work both independently and as an active team member.


·   Ability to accept, adopt and implement feedback from supervisor and team


·   Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.


·  Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences.


·  Ability to maintain professional demeanor while exercising judgment and discretion in work.


·  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.


·  Ability to read and discuss documents such as training materials and books, procedure manuals, and professional journals.  


·  Experience with Microsoft Office, as well as the willingness to become proficient in other software packages and programs.


·  Ability to maintain confidentiality.


· Ability to attend required Agency trainings and maintain necessary training compliance. Flexibility to attend daytime trainings or sessions outside of regularly scheduled hours.


· Ability and willingness to create, initiate and participate in recreational and therapeutic activities with the youth.


·  Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and with proper training, be able to physically restrain youth.


·  Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Agency.


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


·  Build a therapeutic relationship with Youth and family systems


· Be responsible for the development and implementation of each Youth's Individual Treatment Plan 


·  Work collaboratively with School Resources, Career Resources and After School Programs


·  Be responsible for timely and accurate communication, (e.g. incident reports, contact with Youths’ families, log entries, e-mail, contacts with on-call supervisor).             


·  Provide supportive supervision, guidance, and role modeling for the Youth in the milieu. 


·   Engage with youth in daily routines and activities


·   Develop and support creative interventions for the youth. 


·   Participate in supervision meetings 


·  Employ all aspects of de-escalation and behavior management techniques as outlined in CPI protocol. 


·  Provide transportation for Youth and their family systems as necessary.


· Learn, align with, and execute the treatment philosophies, modalities and practices of the Agency.


· Work with assigned Advocate(s), including weekly Advocate meetings, as well as weekly family contacts.


 




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Family Support Worker


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:



  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges

  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;

  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect.


If you feel equally strong about these sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a Support Worker in the Foster Care Program. A support worker delivers strengths-based, client-centered and trauma informed services to families experiencing abuse or neglect. Responsibilities would include assisting team members with client-serving activities such as transporting parents to visits with their children and supervising that visitation. Supervising visitation includes supporting and coaching parents on parenting techniques with their children. Additional support to families includes providing transportation to services to make critical life changes. Communication skills between team members are important in order to provide quality services to families. Other important qualities include: working with diverse populations, strong writing skills and the ability to respond well to a fast paced work schedule.


Requirements include:



  • Position requires a High School Diploma or GED

  • Must pass DCFS background check

  • Valid driver's license, insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience


Benefits:



  • Competitive compensation

  • Choice of4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • Vacation, sick and personal days

  • Employer paid life insurance and LTD

  • Flexible spending plan and dependent care plan

  • 401(k) with employer match



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Lad Lake is currently seeking compassionate, patient, and collaborative individuals to join our team! Responsibilities include working directly with youth who have experienced trauma by role modeling the skills necessary to build healthy relationships and teaching important life skills such as healthy recreation activities, good hygiene, appropriate social skills, coping skills, and anger management skills. Our Youth Care Workers assist in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities, engage interactively with the youth, while also involved in crisis management.


Our Youth Care Worker role can be an excellent springboard into various careers at Lad Lake. Many of our current staff started as a Youth Care Workers and are now Unit Managers, Campus Supervisors, Teachers, and Trainers.


Essential Duties



  • Serve as a positive role model for youth in our residential care programs

  • Intentional effort to provide opportunities for youth to enhance their skills, abilities, and interests

  • Provide active supervision of youth by engaging in activities that are of interest to them

  • Plan and facilitate activities and daily routines

  • Crisis intervention with youth through verbal de-escalation techniques

  • Engage in, assess and document youth activities (shift logs, incident reports, behavioral management logs, databases, etc.)

  • Provide support to youth, their families and ancillary service providers

  • Provide transportation in agency vehicles for youths’ community-based needs and activities

  • Attend team meetings and provide verbal and written input

  • Maintain confidentiality within all written and verbal communications




Minimum Requirements;



  • Willingness to complete training through Lad Lake’s traineeship program, bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and empathy to build rapport with adolescents who use aggression as a coping mechanism

  • Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff – trauma informed.

  • Organized and dependable

  • Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions and have a good driving record

  • Demonstrate social, emotional, and intellectual maturity

  • Must be at least 21 years old


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to be patient and understanding of life’s difficult situations; ability to search for and recognize the good in people and situations; ability to stay calm and de-escalate situations where people are tense and frustrated; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; working knowledge of computers and MS Office; ability to multi-task and use time effectively and efficiently; demonstrated sensitivity towards cultural, ethnic, and disability matters.


Physical Demands: Duties require possible physical activity while engaging with youth in the program. In rare situations, staff may be required to use physical de-escalation techniques to intervene if staff or clients are in danger of being physically harmed. Ability to lift 30 pounds. Driving is an essential function for this position.



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Kids Above All is seeking Youth Care Workers Temp to hire at our DuPage County Group Homes. 


Job Summary:


The Youth Care Worker provides for the physical and emotional needs of adolescent residents in a group home setting. The goal is to work with the Group Home Team to ensure safety and appropriate supervision of residents.



  • Responsible for supervising and monitoring residents.

  • Enforce and maintain consistency concerning policies, rules, and licensing standards.

  • Work cooperatively with other staff in planning and supervision of recreational and leisure time activities within Group Home and community; assisting in planning and carrying out of therapeutic activities for assigned clients.

  • Make frequent decisions regarding resident’s activities and behaviors; know whereabouts of each resident at all times; coordinate coming and going of each individual in residence.

  • Exercise control over the admission of visitors and use of the telephone; maintain proper privacy and security of residents and staff on duty.

  • Teach and assist residents in life skills

  • Perform required record keeping for daily logs and resident files 


We are looking for:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited school

  • 0-3 yrs experience with teens in a social service setting required.

  • Valid Driver's license with a clean driving record. Maintenance of required DCFS driver approval standards plus access to an insured automobile that meets standards for safety to transport clients as needed

  • Flexibility to work various shifts including holidays & weekends. 


This is a temporary position with the potential for permanent hire. Benefits are not being offered at this time. 



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Seasons is a comprehensive Behavioral Health Center offering broad range of psychiatric and behavioral health services to communities in Northwest Iowa. As the largest behavioral health provider in Northwest Iowa, we are committed to providing Innovative, Impactful, and Influencing services to the communities we serve. Be part of that difference – join our team today!



We are currently seeking a full-time School Based Youth Services Worker to join our team in the Emmetsburg School District.



The School Based Youth Services Worker will:


• Provide services to children to assist with their behavioral health with the purpose of regaining or attaining maximum level of functioning


• Build positive relationships with students and advocate for them through identifying barriers to success and collaborating with school personnel, family members, mental health provider(s), juvenile court, and other key individuals to improve behavioral health and academic outcomes


• Interact with students to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development


• Assist in the investigation of school rule violations and overall student health, and help to identify at-risk behaviors


• Provide services designed to modify the psychological, behavioral, emotional, cognitive, and social factors affecting a member's functioning


• Advise school personnel, including teachers, counselors, and administration, on the impact of a child's mental and behavioral health on daily functioning, including their academic achievement and relationships


• Work as part of a collaborative team with other Seasons' staff, school personnel, and referral sources in the community


• Monitors, evaluates, and documents client progress with respect to treatment goals




• A Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field is required


• At least 1 year of experience in the psychiatric/human services field is required


• Experience providing BHIS (Behavioral Health Intervention Services) is preferred


• This position requires some travel, so a valid driver's license and reliable transportation is required



This is a full-time position based in the Emmetsburg School District. For more information, please visit us as www.seasonscenter.org or contact our human resources department at 800-242-5101.



Seasons Center for Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits available to all eligible employees are available at the bottom of the careers tab at www.seasonscenter.org.




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