Status: Part Time Hourly FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in 29 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all.
Summary of the Position: Child Service Professional provides individualized mental health interventions and support services to children and families receiving community-based Rehabilitative Behavioral Health Services. Community-based service settings include but are not limited to: home, school, activity center, church, neighborhood, or extended or kinship family home. The Child Service Professional is supported by a qualified mental health professional, as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team, and implements medically necessary interventions and support services to enable the children and adolescents to be maintained and function in the least restrictive setting.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related discipline as well as one (1) year of training and experience working with children and adolescents with mental health issues.
Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and car insurance limits with a minimum of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability.
Benefits Available: Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, UNUM, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) Professional references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: Deja Felder at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.