All applicants (unless otherwise noted) must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier, access to a vehicle, and must possess or be willing to obtain the following automobile insurance:
Bodily Injury: $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident
Property Damage: $50,000 per accident
To Apply Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
The Center for Youth
905 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: (585) 473-2464
Fax: (585) 271-8134
***Program Manager (PES) (11/4/13)
Description: This position is an 11 month position with a salary range of $35-$40K depending on education and experience. The Chemical Dependency Prevention Education Program Manager is responsible for the oversight and administrative functions related to the Prevention Education Services unit. The Program Manager duties include supervision of the Prevention Educators and oversight of the School Violence Prevention Program and the Extended Day Program in the Rochester City School District. In addition, the Program Manager delivers some direct service in the form of providing youth and adult planned duplication session, multi-session, psycho-educational groups, trainings and groups regarding the prevention and/or use of alcohol and drugs, direct supervision of the educators, and carrying out other administrative responsibilities for the unit. This position is directly supervised by the Director of School-Based Programs.
Qualifications:One to three years of directly related experience with proven platform skills and the ability to facilitate experiential groups. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an Education or Human Service related field. Supervisory experience preferred.
Note: A Master’s Degree, CPP/ICPS/CASAC, advanced training and/or certifications in professional areas directly related to the skills required is preferred. If candidates do not possess all suggested certifications, expectations are that active pursuit of these certifications will occur at the time of employment.
***Triage Counselor (11/4/13)
Description: The Triage Counselor is responsible for providing crisis counseling and responsive care for youth ages 12-21 seeking Center services (Including Counseling, Emergency Housing and Transitional Living). The Triage Counselor completes a comprehensive assessment that identifies immediate needs as well as longer term developmental and/or treatment needs. This assessment includes identifying any issues related to substance use/abuse, problem gambling and other risk factors that inhibit healthy youth development. An initial Individualized Service Plan is developed based upon the assessment and goals identified by the youth, including appropriate prevention activities. He/she also provides crisis counseling for families, information dissemination and referral services, as needed. The Triage Counselor handles crisis phone calls, as well as walk in clients seeking assistance. S/he is additionally responsible for providing community outreach and networking with other agencies/providers to coordinate services for their clients. The Triage Counselors are part of a larger team of Counselors stationed at the Monroe Ave location. All Counselors are required to rotate after-hours coverage and occasionally work on weekend and evening hours. This is a full-time, 12 month position.
Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and 2 year’s experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience.
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.