Location: Monroe, Louisiana (Coverage area includes Ouachita, Lincoln, Morehouse, Richland Parishes)
Status: Full Time Salary FLSA Classification: Exempt
Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in over 30 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 Position: Assistant Director position is responsible to support the Program Director with hiring and training new employees, motivating and providing supervision of staff, and communicating weekly performance to the Director. Also responsible to perform intakes, coordinate client staffing, to manage the delivery of client service hours to ensure maximum and appropriate levels of weekly services while managing compliance with all YAP and referring authority requirements. Positions requires a commitment to strength based, culturally competent and unconditional care philosophy. Knowledge of mental health practices, juvenile justice systems, and budgetary concepts are a plus. Creativity and pro-active planning are essential to this position.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree generally preferred. Three to five years related experience/training in youth services, juvenile justice, community programs, or program development. At least one-year related experience/training in management/supervision.
Valid driver’s license. Minimum Auto Insurance Coverage of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability and access to a reliable transportation/vehicle.
Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact information: Submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) professional and one (1) personal references to: ATTN: William Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance.