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:

***TLP Apartment On-Site Support (5/17/17)

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

Description: The TLP Support Person will reside in a program site apartment and be available to provide support and supervision to TLP Residential clients from 6pm-8am Mon-Fri and on weekends and holidays. 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. 

 

***Crisis Nursery Childcare and Family Resource Specialist (5/17/17)

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12-8pm, Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday and Monday off

Pay range is $13-$16/hr based on education and experience.

Description: The Crisis Nursery provides a safe, nurturing environment for children from birth to age 12 whose families are in crisis. Our goal is to keep siblings together during a crisis. For up to 72 hours, children can live at the nursery, cared for by our trained staff.  The goals are two-fold: first and most important, to provide temporary care for children at risk of abuse and neglect. We provide support to families and caregivers, so they have a place to turn before abuse occurs. We work to provide the necessary referrals to get families the help they need. This is a full-time position. Flexible availability required.

Requirements: A minimum of a high school diploma, at least 2 years of experience in paid or unpaid childrearing and be at least 18 years old.


***Chrysalis House On-Site Support (5/1/17)

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.


***Bilingual (Spanish) Housing Support Counselor (4/12/17)

Pay range is $15-$18/hr based on education and experience. 

Description: The Bilingual Housing Support Counselor/Case Manager is responsible for providing individual and family counseling to runaway and homeless youth and their families. The Bilingual Housing Support Counselor/Case Manager completes the comprehensive assessment begun by the triage/intake counselor. This assessment includes identifying any issues related to substance use/abuse, problem gambling and other risk factors that inhibit healthy youth development. An Individualized Service Plan is developed and implemented based upon the assessment and goals identified by the youth, including appropriate prevention activities. Housing Support Counselors/Case Managers then provide short-term counseling and activities that focus on resolving identified problems and/or assessing and improving the level of youth and family risk and protective factors that are predictive of substance abuse and/or problem gambling. Heavy emphasis is placed on strengthening family relationships to ensure that youth return home without further episodes of homelessness. Youth that cannot return home are provided case management support to identify and obtain safe, stable housing. 

Housing Support Counselors/Case Managers also provide crisis intervention, as well as, family counseling and information and referral services, as needed. This is a full-time, 12 month position. 

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and 2 years experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. Must speak Spanish.

Note: A Master’s Degree, CPP/ICPS/CASAC, advanced training in chemical dependency prevention- related areas is preferred. If candidates do not possess related certification, expectation is that active pursuit of these certifications will occur at the time of employment.

 

***Chrysalis House Skill Builder (2/22/17)

Hours: Sunday 2-10pm, Monday 2-10pm, Tuesday 9-5pm,Wednesday 9-5pm, Thursday 2-10pm
Pay range is $15-$18+/hr based on education and experience.

Description: Chrysalis House Skill Builders will engage and establish mutually respectful, trusting relationships with the youth we serve.  Staff will utilize a strength-based, trauma-informed approach to working with youth.  Skill Builders are responsible for coordination of life skills programming and parenting education curriculum at Chrysalis House.  Staff will conduct on-going assessments of youth’s skill level and create individual/group training opportunities.  This includes teaching group living skills and implementation of an evidence based parenting education curriculum.  The Chrysalis House Skill Builder (s) will also be responsible for providing direct supervision and support to residents during traditional and non-traditional hours.  This includes evenings, weekends and holidays.  Monitoring group dynamics and direct crisis intervention and response is expected.  The Skill Builder is a (12) twelve month, full-time position. 

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

 

***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.

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.