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 (7/22/15)

$15-$18/hr depending on education and experience. This is a new position, full-time, and is currently funded for one year. 

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, 35 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.


***Property Manager (7/15/15) 

$13.50 - $15.50 per hour. Full-time position: 35 hours per week Monday - Friday 

Description: The Property Manager works closely with the Assistant Director to ensure that assigned RHY facilities, grounds and equipment are physically maintained. S(he) collaboratively assesses facility needs and develops a prioritized maintenance plan. S(he) is responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the outside physical areas, repair and maintain of assigned facilities and properties whether leased or owned. The position supervises cleaning staff.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: project management, contractor coordination, assisting with management of facilities budgets, responding to building emergencies, preventative maintenance planning, responding to and resolving Program Manager concerns, community relations, and physical inspections to ensure required compliance monitoring and reporting.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, experience in facility maintenance.


***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.


***Street Outreach – Safe Harbour Advocate (6/18/15)

$13-$16 depending on education and experience

This is a temporary, full-time position through 12/31/15

Description: The Street Outreach Safe Harbour Advocate provides intensive case management and advocacy for commercially sexually exploited (CSE) youth in order to access services, including medical, mental health, financial, emergency shelter and other basic living and safety needs. This position will assist CSE youth in crisis intervention, problem solving, action planning and skill building in order to address immediate life and safety issues, reduce the risk of continued sexual exploitation and abuse. The Street Outreach Safe Harbour Advocate will provide outreach to other agencies and community partners across Monroe County in order to identify CSE and coordinate immediate access to needed services and supports. Advocates will provide street outreach as well and work "non-traditional" hours and may be required to work several evenings per week and some weekends. 

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (2) two years of experience with navigating systems and crisis case management, or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. A Master’s degree is preferred.


***School-Based Positions (6/1/15)

$15-$19/hr depending on education and experience

We are hiring for:

  • Social Learning Specialists – provides student support and prevention education in an alternative to suspension program classroom
  • Prevention Education Specialists - develops and delivers science-based curriculum and conducts the research needed to design curriculum on topics and emerging issues relevant to students, families, faculty and collaboration partners
  • Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialists - provides prevention education, individual and family support, information and referrals, immediate crisis response and staff professional development
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Education or related Human Services field (Master’s degree is preferred)
  • Must have 2-4 years applicable experience
  • Must have previous classroom experience
  • Must have crisis intervention skills
  • Must have a valid drivers license and a driving record that is acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier as well as access to a vehicle with required insurance levels


***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.