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:

***Lead Emergency Shelter Counselor (8/24/16)

$15-$18+/hr depending on education and experience.

Description: The emergency shelter team provides survival-support services to homeless and runaway youth 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, year-round.  Staff 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 and concerns and the develop strategies to meet those needs. The ultimate goal 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.

The Lead Emergency Shelter Counselor assists the Manager in oversight of daily operations and programming at The Center House. Duties include: supervision of staff, volunteers and interns; administrative assignments; and direct client care as well as mentoring/coaching Emergency Shelter Counselors in their roles and responsibilities.

The Lead Emergency Shelter Counselor also participates in the On-Call RHY Supervisor rotation.  This emergency response system is intended to provide after-hours and weekend support to the Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living Program.  

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services related field and minimum of 2 years' experience working with adolescents, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

***Community Based Counselor (8/24/16)

$15-$18/hr depending 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 depending 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 depending 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 depending 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 depending 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.