Youth Support Specialist (Full-time and Relief)
Full-time: Tuesday - Saturday, 3pm-11pm
Full-time: Tuesday - Saturday, 2:30pm-10:30pm
Pay rate: $17.50 - $18.50/hour.
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 (TIC).
*Minimum requirements include a high school diploma/GED and 3 years of experience with preferred experience in foster care or group homes. 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, PLEASE.
Facilities Maintenance Technician (Full-Time)
Starting pay rate: $19.00/hour.
Homespace Corporation is hiring a full-time Maintenance Worker for our facilities which include group homes, apartments and administrative offices. This position will be Monday – Friday, primary hours will be 9-5pm and flexibility based on agency/programmatic needs is required. We are seeking an experienced person to trouble shoot and maintain mechanical equipment and buildings. Knowledge of and tasks include general property and grounds upkeep, general plumbing work, general carpentry, painting, flooring repairs/upkeep, general electrical repairs. A minimum of 2 yrs. maintenance experience, the ability to lift and move heavy items. On-call may be necessary based on emergency needs. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining a physically safe environment. Applicants must have a valid NYS Driver License, reliable transportation and successful applicants will be subject to State-mandated and other background checks as a condition of beginning employment.
*Minimum requirements include 5 years of maintenance experience and the ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Applicants must have a valid NYS Driver's License and reliable transportation. On-call may be necessary based on emergency needs. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining a physically safe environment. Successful applicants will be subject to state-mandated and other background checks as a condition of beginning employment.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
Case Planner/Case Coordinator (Full-Time)
Starting pay rate: $19.50/hour.
Homespace is hiring a full time Residential Case Coordinator who is responsible for the initial and ongoing assessment of all clients in key areas (health, safety and well-being); assisting clients in developing realistic goals; making referrals for services; maintaining positive relationships with community service providers; ensuring permanency and regular family contact; working proactively with the team to ensure productivity; and monitoring the progress of clients, and for the “hands-on” work that is done to improve and show progression with each client’s Independent Living (IL) skills. Utilization of Trauma Informed Care focus is essential in this position.
*Minimum requirements include a bachelor's degree and prior experience in the human services field. Applicants must have a valid NYS driver's license and reliable transportation with the ability to transport youth. Successful applicants will be subject to state-mandated and other background checks as a condition of beginning employment.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
Why Work For Homespace Corporation?
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.
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