Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Center for Youth. 
We are pleased that you are considering us!

Here is a list of current openings:

***New Beginning House Overnight Support Staff (12/5/16)

Hours: Wed, Sat and Sun 10pm-8am
Awake rate: $12/hr, Sleep rate: $9.70/hr 

Description: The New Beginning House is an independent living program for young men ages 18 -21 who require stable housing while completing high school, enrolling in college and/or working to obtain employment.  The program includes independent living skill building, case management and opportunities to strengthen permanent connections with their family and community.

Aside for responding to emergencies during the night, overnight staff duties will include routinely engaging the residents in the evening as well as in the morning in order to ensure they are prepared for the day.

The New Beginning Overnight Support Person will be on-site and available to provide support and supervision to New Beginning Independent Living Program (NB ILP) clients from 10pm-8am Mon-Fri and on weekends and holidays.  Awake rate 10pm – 12am and 6am – 8am, sleep rate 12am – 6am.  This is a part time position at 3 shifts a week.  This is a (12) twelve month position.

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience.   

 

***Emergency Shelter Program Manager (11/17/16)

Hours: Mon - Fri, combination of day and evening hours.
$40,000-$50,000/year based on education and experience.

Description: The Emergency Shelter Manager is responsible for operation and programming at The Center House, to provide a trauma informed and caring environment for the youth being served. The Manager’s duties are a combination of direct supervision and monitoring of residents, supervision of staff, volunteers and interns, and a variety of administrative responsibilities. Furthermore, the Manager is responsible for mentoring and coaching full-time and part-time Emergency Shelter Counselors on their roles and duties.  This is a full-time, twelve (12) month position.  This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

The Emergency Shelter Program Manager also participates in the On-Call RHY Supervisor rotation (for 1 week, every 5-6 weeks).  This emergency response system is intended to provide after-hours and weekend support to the Emergency Shelter and other RHY Programs.  

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in human services, education or a related field; and (2) two years supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience.  A Master degree is preferred. 

 

***Emergency Shelter Counselor (11/15/16)

Hours: Fri and Sat Off, Sun 2-10, Mon 2-10, Tues 7:30-3:30, Wed 8-4, Thurs 3-11
$15-$19/hr based on education and experience. 

Description: The emergency shelter team provides emergency survival-support services to homeless and runaway youth 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, year-round.  Counselors strive to engage and establish mutually respectful, trusting relationships with the youth we serve. Clients are approached from a strength and asset-based perspective and staff form partnerships with them to help facilitate the identification of issues, concerns and needs and develop strategies to meet those needs. The ultimate goal of the team is to provide emergency care and support to RHY in a safe, respectful environment and to work with them to resolve the issues which led to their homelessness so that they can ultimately, secure and maintain a stable living environment. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

***School Based Positions (10/21/16)

Full-Time Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist: This position is provides prevention education services, immediate crisis response and professional development to the assigned school community. The Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist will be trained to deliver a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). This is an 11-month position. Bachelor’s degrees is required and minimum 2 years related experience. Pay range is $15-$19 per hour depending on education and experience.

Crisis Intervention Prevention Specialist FLOAT: This position is provides prevention education services, immediate crisis response and professional development to the assigned school community. The Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist float will be trained to deliver a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). This is an 11-month position. Bachelor’s degrees is required and minimum 2 years related experience. Pay range is $15-$19 per hour based on education and experience.

Part-time, Relief Crisis Intervention Prevention Specialist: The emphasis of the K-12 school model will be on prevention education, individual and family sessions, information and referrals, the Help Zone (Alternative to Suspension) Program elements, immediate crisis response and staff professional development.  The relief staff will perform the duties of a Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist, in their absence, trained to deliver a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). This position's hours are during the school day, scheduled as-needed to cover staff absences. The pay rate is $15.00 per hour.

Prevention Education Specialist: The Prevention Education Specialist is responsible for developing and delivering youth and adult trainings (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula).  S/he delivers science-based curriculum with fidelity and conducts the research needed to design curriculum on topics and emerging issues relevant to students, families, faculty and the collaboration partners (based on proven best-practice elements and methodology). Additionally, through the execution of services, the PE Specialist performs outreach via information dissemination on the full array of collaboration services. Pay range is $15-$19/hr based on education and experience.

 

***Emergency Shelter Relief Counselor (9/14/16)

Day/evening/weekend shifts available. $10/hr day shift, $12/hr evening shift.

Description: The Substitute/Relief Counselor is responsible for supporting and managing a caring shelter environment including: supervision of residents, one-to-one counseling, teaching independent living skills, preparing meals with residents, facilitating recreational outings, and general upkeep of the house itself. This coverage is provided in the absence of full-time staff to insure coverage of the established staffing pattern, or as an addition to the full-time team as deemed necessary by the Shelter Manager.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus one year of Human Services experience, preferably working with youth.

 

***Chrysalis House Relief Counselor (8/30/16)

Day/evening/weekend shifts available. $10/hr day shift, $11.25/hr evening shift.

Description: The Chrysalis House Relief Counselor will monitor and provide support for residents in the event the On-Site Support Staff and/or Skillbuilders are unavailable for personal emergencies or scheduled vacation. Hours for this position are flexible and depend on the needs of the program. Overnight Relief Counselors will remain awake from 10pm-1am to help support residents during bedtime hours. Once the residents are asleep and their shift responsibilities are completed, they may go to sleep in the private space provided on the 3rd floor. The Counselor will be expected to wake up at 6am to assist youth until 7am when their shift is over.

Requirements: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in human services, education or a related field; and 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. 

 

***Chrysalis House On-Site Support (8/2/16)

Compensation for this position is a combination of rent, utilities and minimum hourly wage.

Description: The Evening/Weekend Support Person will reside in a third-floor apartment at the maternity group home, Chrysalis House, and be available to provide support and supervision to Chrysalis House residential clients from 10pm-8am five days a week including holidays and weekends.  This is a (12) twelve month position.

Requirements: A minimum of Associates degree in human services, education or a related field; and 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. 

The Center for Youth provides equal opportunities for employment regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.