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Here is a list of current openings:
***Emergency Shelter Counselor (8/18/15)
Full-time position, some evening hours. $12-$15/hr depending on education and experience
Description: The emergency shelter team provides emergency survival-support services to homeless and runaway youth 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, year-round. Counselors strive to engage and establish mutually respectful, trusting relationships with the youth we serve. Clients are approached from a strength and asset-based perspective and staff form partnerships with them to help facilitate the identification of issues, concerns and needs and develop strategies to meet those needs. The ultimate goal of the team is to provide emergency care and support to RHY in a safe, respectful environment and to work with them to resolve the issues which led to their homelessness so that they can ultimately, secure and maintain a stable living environment.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
***Bilingual Transitional Living Program Case Manager (8/13/15)
**Must be Spanish speaking to qualify -- $14-$18/hr depending on education and experience
Description: The Transitional Living Program Case Manager(s) will be assigned clients from both the residential and non-residential tracks of the TLP program and will provide intensive, basic and independent living skills assessment, training, supervision, referrals and support, as needed. Approximately 40 youth will be served annually. This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (1) one year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. Master’s degree preferred.
***Finance/Accounting Clerk (8/7/15)
Approx. 15-20 hours per week, $12.00 per hour
Description: The Finance Department is responsible for the financial accounting function and the oversight of the financial accounting processes of the agency. This includes: ensuring financial statements are completed timely and accurately in compliance with GAAP, and that our accounting records contain the information necessary to meet our reporting requirements to internal management, for tax compliance, and reporting of financial results to head office according to prescribed procedures.
***Street Outreach Program Manager (8/4/15)
$31K-$36K/yr depending on education and experience
Description: The Street Outreach Manager is responsible for all duties and activities assigned to Street Outreach Counselors including engaging runaway, homeless and street youth with the goal of increasing their access to community resources designed to address the medical, mental health, financial, emergency shelter and other basic living and safety needs of resourceless youth. Street Outreach staff also 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. Additionally, the manager is tasked with coordinating the street outreach shifts, community mapping, training of new staff, providing supervision to youth peer outreach interns, and other leadership duties as assigned. All Street Outreach staff will work in pairs and have a cell phone and access to a vehicle for street outreach at multiple targeted sites. Outreach staff will work "non-traditional" hours. The Manager is required to work several evenings per week, and some weekends. This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (1) one year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. A Master degree is preferred.
***Chrysalis House Case Manager Supervisor (8/3/15)
$30K-$36K/yr depending on education and experience
Description: The Chrysalis House Case Manager Supervisor will be assigned clients from both the residential and non-residential tracks of the MGH & TLP program and will provide intensive, basic and independent living skills assessment, training, supervision, referrals and support, as needed. The Chrysalis House Case Manager Supervisor will be responsible for providing support and supervision to the Chrysalis House Skill Builders, along with the relief and overnight staff. Additionally, this position will be responsible for designing and implementing the parenting training and engagement across the TLP program. This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position and will participate in the Manager On-call rotation.
Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (3) three years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. A Master’s degree is preferred.
***Activity Coordinator (7/7/15)
$15/hr depending on education and experience
Description: The Activity Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Manager in the coordinating and implementing of the comprehensive activity-based after school enrichment and academic assistance program. He/she assists with the direct implementation and development of program services. The Activity Coordinator’s duties include offering support to staff who provide youth with tutoring services, activities, and trainings and groups. This position is directly supervised by the After School program manager.
Requirements: A Bachelors Degree in a Human Service or related field or combination of education and experience.
***Substitute Emergency Shelter Counselor (3/26/15)
$10-$12/hr depending on education and experience, mostly nights/weekends
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.