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:

***Teen Pregnancy Prevention Specialist (11/7/17)

The pay range is $15-$19/hr based on education and experience. This position is funded through June 2018.

Description: The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Specialist is responsible for delivering youth trainings (i.e. workshops, curricula) pertaining to Teen Pregnancy Prevention.   S/he delivers the research-based curriculum Be Proud! Be Responsible! with fidelity and conducts needs assessments needed to enhance curriculum on the topic and emerging issues relevant to students.  Additionally, through the execution of services, the TPPS performs outreach via information dissemination on the full array of collaboration services. Sites will include, but not limited to; Monroe County Jail, Residential Facilities and The Monroe County Detention Center.

Note: This is a full-time, 12 month position, 36 hours/week.  Special events, programming or projects may take place during the early evenings occasionally.

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s 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.


***After Hours Program Manager (10/30/17)

Overnight hours: Sunday-Wednesday:  11pm-7am, Friday: 12am-7am (overnight from Thursday-Friday) Additional daytime hours: 2 Tuesdays a month 2pm-3:30pm, All Wednesdays 3-4pm

It is a standard 35 hour work week with an additional 1.5 hours two weeks out of the month.

The pay range is $18.25-$20.75/hr based on education and experience. 

Description: The Center assures 24-hour access to all its counseling, residential and crisis services, including Prevention Counseling, Street Outreach, Crisis Nursery, Emergency Shelter, Transitional Living and Maternity Group Home Programs.  The After Hours Manager will provide immediate response to crisis situations where staff need additional supports and supervision.  This position will also provide training to staff with non-traditional hours.  As part of a critical Management and Leadership Team, the After Hours Manager will provide valuable feedback and input to how to ensure best practices and services are provided at all times throughout the Prevention Counseling & RHY Services Continuum.  This position is full-time and requires driving of an agency vehicle and the ability to work mostly overnight shifts with some flexibility for day-time leadership meetings.

Requirements: Bachelors Degree in a Human Services related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

***Community Based Counselor (10/30/17)

The hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm. The pay range is $15-$19/hr based on education and experience. 

Description: The Community Based Counselor is responsible for providing on-going individual and family counseling to youth/families seeking Center services. The Community Based Counselor will complete 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.  Community Counselors 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.

Community Based Counselors also provide crisis intervention, and case management, as well as, family counseling and information and referral services, as needed. The average caseload of a Community Based Counselor is 15/20 cases.

The Community Based Counselor may at times be asked to assist with Intake/Triage responsibilities and to handle crisis phone calls usually in the mornings, from 10 to 1.  S/he is additionally responsible for providing community outreach and networking with other agencies/providers to coordinate services for their clients. The Community Based Counselors are part of a larger team of Counselors who are crossed trained in youth and family group facilitation and Housing Case Management. 

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.  

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. Bilingual (Spanish/English) is preferred. 

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.


***Director of Finance (10/11/17)

The pay range is $58,000 - $68,000 per year. 

Description: The Director of Finance is the Chief Financial Officer at The Center for Youth and is responsible for the oversight and supervision of all the financial and fiscal operations at The Center. The Director takes the lead responsibility for budget projection, development and management and provides oversight and supervision for the agency's financial management operations, procedures and controls and works closely with the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.  This position is responsible for the oversight of transmission and reconciliation of employee payroll, required payroll reporting to outside agencies, and yearly audits.  S/he ensures the effective management of cash flow.  This position is a member of the senior Management Team and is involved with agency policies and procedures that impact the revenue and fiscal health of the organization.  This position provides leadership in the planning of new initiatives and the maintenance of current functions. S/he also assumes all of these responsibilities for CYS Properties, Inc. a subsidiary of The Center for Youth Services, Inc.  This position is also responsible for managing the agency's Management Information System (IT), data collection, reporting, research and evaluation functions. As requested, the Director develops specialized statistical reports, statistical analysis, and research regarding programs, services and operations.  This position is supervised by the Executive Director.  

Requirements: MBA or MPA preferred, with a strong emphasis in Accounting and Finance.  Requires 8 years related experience in a position with comparable administrative duties, including experience in strategic financial planning, government grants and a proactive review of the agency fiscal strength.


***Chrysalis House On-Site Support (9/20/17)

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. Some of the primary duties include performing apartment and curfew checks and responding to client’s “after-hours” needs/emergencies.

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

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.

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.