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: School Liaison is a non-traditional way of providing intense individualized truancy services in a variety of community-based setting to children/youth with truancy issues identified by the educational setting and/or school district that the children/youth attends, and their families. These settings include, but are not limited to, home, school, and community settings. The School Liaison is supervised by Program Director. The goal is to implement sound clinical interventions and support services to enable the children/adolescents to maintain and function appropriately in the educational setting and/or school district that they are identified as a student.
School Liaison hours are typically 35 – 40 hours per week. Morning availability is necessary.
Position will work in Western Region of Pittsburgh and willing to travel to surrounding locations as needed.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required; minimum High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 4 years of experience in the provision of behavioral health services.
Must have access to reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 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: Mike Spisak at email@example.com
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.