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:

***Part Time Overnight Support Person (5/18/15)

$12.00 for awake hours and $8.75 for sleeping hours. 

Description: The New Beginning House is an independent living program for young men ages 18 -21 who require stable housing while completing high school, enrolling in college and/or working to obtain employment. The program includes independent living skill building, case management and opportunities to strengthen permanent connections with their family and community. Aside for responding to emergencies during the night, overnight staff duties will include routinely engaging the residents in the evening as well as in the morning in order to ensure they are prepared for the day.The New Beginning Overnight Support Person will be on-site and available to provide support and supervision to New Beginning Independent Living Program (NB ILP) clients from 10pm-8am Mon-Fri and on weekends and holidays. Awake rate 10pm – 12am and 6am – 8am, sleep rate 12am – 6am. This is a part time position, one night a week. This is a (12) twelve month position.

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience.   


***Emergency Shelter Counselor (5/8/15)

$12-$15/hr depending on education and experience.

The hours are:
Tuesday             4pm-10pm
Wednesday        12pm-10pm
Thursday           2pm-10pm
Friday                2pm-10pm
Saturday            2pm-10pm

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.


***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.


***Building Cleaner

Part-time Position (morning shift) – approx. 15 hours per week (Monday through Friday), 6am to 9am, 15 hours weekly, $11 / hour 

Description: The Building Cleaner works closely with the Director of Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure The Center for Youth facility is cleaned and maintained. S(he) must be able to assist in helping to identify and prioritize facility cleaning needs and in the development of a monthly and quarterly cleaning schedule. S(he) is responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the interior physical area of 905 Monroe Avenue.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, experience in building cleaning and facility maintenance




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.