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Here is a list of current openings:
***Emergency Shelter Counselor (10/7/15)
Full-time position, some evening hours. $12-$15/hr depending on education and experience.
The hours are: Tuesday 4-10pm, Wed 12-10pm, Thurs 2-10pm, Fri 2-10pm, Sat 2-10pm
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.
***Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist (9/24/15)
Please Note: This position is “ANTICIPATED” pending funding confirmation. This position (similar to all school-based), if funded, will be funded through the current school year
$15-$18/hr depending on education and experience
Description: As noted above, the emphasis of the 6-12 school model will be on prevention education, immediate crisis response and professional development. The lead staff person at this site will be a Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist, 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). All students in the school are accountable with support to behave in ways that positively affect them personally, academically, socially, and from a health perspective. All services provided by the Center for Youth can easily be woven into this system.
Requirements: A Bachelors Degree in a Human Service or related field and 1-3 years of related experience or equivalent combination. Note: A Master Degree, advanced training and/or certification in areas directly related to the skills required preferred.
***Transitional Navigator (9/24/15)
Please Note: This position is “ANTICIPATED” pending funding confirmation. This position (similar to all school-based), if funded, will be funded through the current school year.
$15-$18/hr depending on education and experience
The Charlotte Transition Navigator position will include:
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience is required.
***ATS Social Learning Specialist-Float Position (9/9/15)
$15-$18/hr depending on education and experience
Description: The ATS Social Learning Specialist/Float position as part of a support services team will provide coverage for staff who are absent from work. When coverage is not needed, the SLS/Float will provide additional support to those school sites identified by the Program Manager. He/She works to create a youth/family/faculty friendly presence within the school that is founded on cooperative relationships and direct communication. The SLS/Float will be cross-trained and able to provide the full continuum of care; specific areas of focus are prevention education and alternative to suspension services. Note: This is a full-time/11-month position. Routine work hours overlap to the school day (before and after school). Special events or projects may take place during the early evenings.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in a Human Service or related field and 1-3 years of related experience. Note: A Master Degree, advanced training and/or certification in areas directly related to the skills required preferred.
***Prevention Education Specialist (9/9/15)
$15.00-18.00/hr depending on education and experience
Description: The School Based Prevention Education Specialist is responsible for delivering youth trainings (i.e. workshops, curricula). S/he delivers research-based curriculum (Life Skills Training, Get Real About Violence, RiPP) with fidelity and conducts needs assessments needed to enhance curriculum on topics and emerging issues relevant to students, teachers and any 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. At some sites The PE Specialist may be called upon to fulfill the duties of the Social Learning Specialist in his/her absence and therefore may be cross-trained in that position. Note: This is a full-time, 11 month position. Routine work hours overlap to the school day 35 hours/week. Special events or projects may take place during the early evenings occasionally.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Education or a Human Service field and 1-3 years of related experience with proven platform skills and the ability to facilitate experiential groups. Note: A Master Degree, advanced training and/or certification in areas directly related to the skills required preferred.
***Chrysalis House Evening/Weekend Support Person (9/3/15)
The Overnight, On-Site Support position will be available November 13, 2015.
Description: The 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, Mon-Fri. Rent and utilities are provided as compensation for the position (small additional hourly rate may apply).
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. A Master’s degree is preferred.
***Building Cleaner (9/2/15)
Part-time Position (morning shift) – approx. 15 hours per week (Monday through Friday), 6am to 9am, 15 hours weekly, $11 / hour
Description: The Building Cleaner works closely with the Director of Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure The Center for Youth facility is cleaned and maintained. S(he) must be able to assist in helping to identify and prioritize facility cleaning needs and in the development of a monthly and quarterly cleaning schedule. S(he) is responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the interior physical area of 905 Monroe Avenue.
Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, experience in building cleaning and facility maintenance.
***Substitute Emergency Shelter Counselor (8/18/15)
$10-$12/hr depending on education and experience, mostly nights/weekends
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.
***Bilingual Transitional Living Program Case Manager (8/13/15)
**Must be Spanish speaking to qualify -- $14-$18/hr depending on education and experience
Description: The Transitional Living Program Case Manager(s) will be assigned clients from both the residential and non-residential tracks of the TLP program and will provide intensive, basic and independent living skills assessment, training, supervision, referrals and support, as needed. Approximately 40 youth will be served annually. This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (1) one year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. Master’s degree preferred.
***Street Outreach Program Manager (8/4/15)
$31K-$36K/yr depending on education and experience
Description: The Street Outreach Manager is responsible for all duties and activities assigned to Street Outreach Counselors including engaging runaway, homeless and street youth with the goal of increasing their access to community resources designed to address the medical, mental health, financial, emergency shelter and other basic living and safety needs of resourceless youth. Street Outreach staff also assist runaway, homeless and street youth in crisis intervention, problem solving, action planning and skill building in order to address immediate life and safety issues, reduce the risk of sexual exploitation and abuse and reduce or prevent incidents of homelessness. Additionally, the manager is tasked with coordinating the street outreach shifts, community mapping, training of new staff, providing supervision to youth peer outreach interns, and other leadership duties as assigned. All Street Outreach staff will work in pairs and have a cell phone and access to a vehicle for street outreach at multiple targeted sites. Outreach staff will work "non-traditional" hours. The Manager is required to work several evenings per week, and some weekends. This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (1) one year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. A Master degree is preferred.
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.