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:

***Childcare & Family Resource Specialist at Crisis Nursery (10/1/14)

Full-time position, $13-$16/hr depending on education and experience, Tuesday – Friday 12pm – 8pm & Saturday 8am – 4pm

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. 

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.

We are also accepting resumes at this time for Part-time child care providers. Relief positions are $9.25 per hour for days and $11.00 for overnights


***Chrysalis House Skill Builder (10/1/14)

$14-$18/hr, Sunday thru Thursday, 2pm-10pm, Friday’s and Saturdays off

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.  Monitoring group dynamics and direct crisis intervention and response is expected. The Skill Builder is a (12) twelve month, full-time position.  

Requirement: 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.   


***Chrysalis House Evening/Weekend Relief Counselor (10/1/14)

Description: The Chrysalis House Evening/Weekend 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.

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. 



45K-55K/yr depending on education and experience  

Description: The Director of Operations at The Center for Youth takes the lead responsibility for oversight and maintenance of all the facilities, equipment and vehicles owned and leased by CYS Properties and The Center for Youth Services.  The Director will also have a significant planning and visioning role for the agency, including working with the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and senior management on the agency strategic plan, as well as program and agency expansion.  The position hires and supervises the Facilities Support position and the maintenance responsibilities of the Program Managers in the Runaway and Homeless Youth programs.  This position is responsible for facilities planning as well as overseeing renovation and construction projects as needed.  The Director requests and analyzes bids and leases, negotiates and awards contracts, and monitors performance of vendors.  S/he is responsible for the purchasing, oversight and maintenance of all equipment including but not limited to; telephones, computers, printers, copiers, vehicles, heating and cooling units, external property maintenance, etc.   

Requirements: Bachelors Degree required, MBA or MPA preferred.  Requires 4 years related experience in a position with comparable administrative duties, including experience in facilities management.






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.