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Here is a list of current openings:
***School Based Positions (10/21/16)
Full-Time Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist: This position is provides prevention education services, immediate crisis response and professional development to the assigned school community. The Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist will be trained to deliver a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). This is an 11-month position. Bachelor’s degrees is required and minimum 2 years related experience. Pay range is $15-$19 per hour depending on education and experience.
Crisis Intervention Prevention Specialist FLOAT: This position is provides prevention education services, immediate crisis response and professional development to the assigned school community. The Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist float will be trained to deliver a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). This is an 11-month position. Bachelor’s degrees is required and minimum 2 years related experience. Pay range is $15-$19 per hour based on education and experience.
Part-time, Relief Crisis Intervention Prevention Specialist: The emphasis of the K-12 school model will be on prevention education, individual and family sessions, information and referrals, the Help Zone (Alternative to Suspension) Program elements, immediate crisis response and staff professional development. The relief staff will perform the duties of a Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist, in their absence, trained to deliver a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). This position's hours are during the school day, scheduled as-needed to cover staff absences. The pay rate is $15.00 per hour.
Prevention Education Specialist: The Prevention Education Specialist is responsible for developing and delivering youth and adult trainings (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula). S/he delivers science-based curriculum with fidelity and conducts the research needed to design curriculum on topics and emerging issues relevant to students, families, faculty and the collaboration partners (based on proven best-practice elements and methodology). Additionally, through the execution of services, the PE Specialist performs outreach via information dissemination on the full array of collaboration services. Pay range is $15-$19/hr based on education and experience.
***Emergency Shelter Counselor (9/28/16)
Tuesday-Saturday 2-10pm, Sunday and Monday off. $15-$18+/hr based 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.
***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.
***Chrysalis House Relief Counselor (8/30/16)
Day/evening/weekend shifts available. $10/hr day shift, $11.25/hr evening shift.
Description: The Chrysalis House 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. Overnight Relief Counselors will remain awake from 10pm-1am to help support residents during bedtime hours. Once the residents are asleep and their shift responsibilities are completed, they may go to sleep in the private space provided on the 3rd floor. The Counselor will be expected to wake up at 6am to assist youth until 7am when their shift is over.
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.
***Community Based Counselor (8/24/16)
$15-$18/hr based on education and experience.
Description: This is a full time, 12 month position with hours from 11am to 7pm Monday through Friday.The Community Based Counselor/Evening is responsible for providing on-going individual and family counseling to youth/families seeking Center services. Particular emphasis is placed on family work which can be done during evening hours when family members are more available, and with young adult clients who may be working during the day. The Community Based Counselor/Evening will complete the comprehensive assessment begun by the triage/intake counselor. S/he will work with the youth to develop an Individual Service Plan which is directed by the youth. The Community Based Counselor will also facilitate family groups and workshops.
S/he will 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 14/15 cases.
S/he is additionally responsible for providing community outreach and networking with other agencies/providers to coordinate services.
The Community Based Counselor will be expected to assist with Intake/Triage responsibilities and to handle crisis phone calls as well as serve as the primary back up to the Evening Triage Counselor as needed.
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. A Master degree is preferred.
***Chrysalis House On-Site Support (8/2/16)
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.
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.