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:

***Street Outreach/Shelter Counselor & Community Resource Specialist (8/22/14)

Description: The Street Outreach/Shelter Counselor & Community Resource Specialist engages runaway, homeless and street youth on the street and in the agency’s shelter with the goal of increasing their access to agency and community resources designed to address the medical, mental health, financial, emergency shelter and other basic living and safety needs of resourceless youth. This position will assist youth staying at the shelter with connecting to the essential outside community resources that are necessary to achieve safe, secure and stable housing. The StreetOutreach/Shelter Counselor & Community Resource Specialist will 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. This position will coordinate with existing intake staff to ensure that each youth who comes to the Center’s 905 Monroe office in crisis will be connected to the appropriate resources. Outreach/Shelter Counselors will work "non-traditional" hours. Outreach/Shelter Counselors are required to work several evenings per week. This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position. 

Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (1) one yearexperience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. A Master degree is preferred. 

 

***Accountant (6/11/14)

$20-$23.50/hr depending on education and experience 

Description: The Accountant works closely with the Director of Finance & IT and the Executive Director in developing agency Accounting Policies and Procedures. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring maintenance of and adherence to all agency Accounting Policies and Procedures. S/he manages program budgets, maintains reliable accounting information concerning grant receipts, donations, expenditures and ensures proper recording of the agency's assets. S/he works autonomously in performing complex accounting tasks in order to properly reflect the financial position of the agency and for the development of revenue and expense projections. The Accountant is responsible for the timely gathering and preparation of information necessary for management reporting, planning, analysis and decision making. S/he is responsible for the preparation of reports for various governmental and regulatory agencies. S/he works closely with the agencies outside auditors in the preparation of information essential to the completion of the annual audit process. The Accountant assists the Director of Finance in conducting periodic inventory of fixed assets and in needs assessment and research for procurement activities. 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting or related responsibilities. Fund accounting experience will be advantageous. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

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.