Youth Support Specialist (Relief)
Shifts include evenings and weekends with the ability to pick up additional shifts as needed. Must be available a minimum of four shifts per month. Pay Rate: $16.50/hour
This position is directly responsible for 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 is maintained at all times. Additionally, will work on the floor, working in a hands-on capacity with children aged 14-21 yrs. old and at times with their children aged 0-5. The YSS is also responsible for providing support, positive direction and assistance in accordance with program policies, procedures and personal outcome measures. It is imperative that the YSS provide encouragement, mentoring, positive role modeling, coaching, and guidance to youth/residents at all times. This position requires flexibility, self-management, organization, and a passion to enhance the life of traumatized youth placed in foster care.
*Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or HSE, a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance; and previous work experience with adolescents or experience working with the Child Welfare System. Successful applicants will be subject to State-mandated and other background checks as a condition of beginning employment.
No phone calls.