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:

***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.

 

***Transitional Living Program Manager (8/30/16)

$20-$23/hr based on education and experience.

Description: The Transitional Living Program Manager oversees The Center’s independent living programs for homeless young adults.  This includes the apartment-based independent living program and Chrysalis House, a transitional house for parenting teens.  S/He provides supervision and support to program staff (Case Managers, On-Site Support Staff and Case Manager Supervisor at Chrysalis House) and oversees life skills trainings for all residents.  Additionally, s/he is expected to assist in addressing any client behavioral issues and will work with the case managers to develop trauma informed interventions.  This is a twelve (12) month, fulltime position.

The Transitional Living Program Manager also participates in the On-Call RHY Supervisor rotation (for 1 week, every 6-7 weeks).  This emergency response system is intended to provide after-hours and weekend support to several residential programs.  

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and at least (3) three years of management/supervisory experience.  A Master’s degree is preferred. 

 

***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. 

 

***Rapid Rehousing Specialist (7/26/16)

$15-$17+/hr based on education and experience.

Description: The Rapid Rehousing Specialist(s) will assist homeless Transition Age Youth (TAY) ages 18 – 24 in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing.  Some TAY will be provided rental assistance and others not, but all will receive supportive services by the Rapid Rehousing Specialist, including, basic and independent living skills assessment, training, supervision, and referrals and support, as needed.  The Specialist will assist clients in apartment searches, working with landlords, moving into and setting up their apartments, and other activities to ensure self-sufficiency and housing stability.  Approximately 40 youth will be served annually.  This is 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. 

 

***School Based Positions (6/28/16)

$15-$19/hr based on education and experience.

The Center for Youth is now hiring for these "anticipated"  positions:

  • Social Learning Specialist
  • Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist
Overview of Each Position:


Social Learning Specialist:

The Social Learning Specialist as part of a support services team, works to create a youth/family/faculty friendly presence within the school that is founded on cooperative relationships and direct communication.  While SLS are cross-trained and able to provide the full continuum of care, specific areas of focus are prevention education and alternative to suspension services. This position works in an Alternative to Suspension classroom providing social-emotional training and support to students.  This is an 11-month position.  Bachelors degree is required and 1-3 years of related experience.  Pay range is $15 - $19 per hour based on education and experience.

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.  Bachelors degrees is required and minimum 2 years related experience.  Pay range is $15-$19 per hour based on education and 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.