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Homespace Corporation complies with Federal civil right laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. We provide free support and services to communicate effectively for anyone who requests. 

 

Open Positions

 

YPREP Independent Living Trainer

Pay rate: $18.26/hour

Full-Time

Homespace is looking for a YPREP Independent Living Trainer (ILT). The ILT is responsible for the “hands-on” work that is done to achieve stability and functional improvement in daily living, community involvement and health & wellness. The YPREP ILT works in conjunction with the client and clients support network to provide initial and ongoing assessment in key areas, assist in developing realistic goals, monitor the progress toward goals and maintain proper documentation for activities. 

****This is a grant funded position through Erie County Department of Social Services. The position is specifically designed to provide teaching, structure, and experiential guidance to each client through one on one or small group activities specifically associated with improving independent living skills. In addition, a budget is provided and distributed by the YPREP ILT to assist clients in meeting their basic needs.

*Minimum requirements  include three years of professional experience with preferred experience in foster care. Applicants must have a valid NYS Driver's License and reliable transportation with the ability to transport. Successful applicants will be subject to state-mandated and other background checks as a condition of beginning employment. 

No phone calls. 

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Youth Support Specialist - Direct Care Professional (3 positions)

Pay rate: $15.50 - $16.50/hour.

Full-Time: Next Step, Sunday - Thursday, 2:30pm - 10:30pm

Full-Time: Second Chance Home, Tuesday - Saturday, 3pm - 11pm

Full-Time: Second Chance Home, Tuesday - Saturday, 11pm - 7am

Relief: Various locations and shifts

Homespace is looking for Youth Support Specialists to join our team. The Youth Support Specialist (YSS) is responsible for a maintaining a safe and secure environment by monitoring premises, supervising residents, preventing and identifying potential risks, completing appropriate documentation, and ensuring the rights and dignity of each resident are maintained at all times. It is essential to this position that all YSS’s are providing consistency, are communicating with team members, and are ensuring the holistic needs of each resident are being met at all times. The YSS is responsible for providing support, positive direction and assistance in accordance with program policies and procedures and personal outcome measures. It is imperative that YSS staff provide encouragement, mentoring, positive role modeling, coaching, and guidance to youth/residents at all times during their work/shift. The YSS position is essential to the daily functioning of the agency and is an essential component of the positive interactions with youth/children in relation to the agency. Compliance with the agency’s philosophies including but not limited to Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) is essential to this position. The Youth Support Specialist adheres to the agency’s Trauma Informed Care Model of Care.

*Minimum requirements  include three years of professional experience with preferred experience in foster care. Applicants must have a valid NYS Driver's License and reliable transportation with the ability to transport. Successful applicants will be subject to state-mandated and other background checks as a condition of beginning employment. 

No phone calls. 

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