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10Jun

Life Skills Coordinator - Cumberland County, NJ

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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 33 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 we serve thousands of families a year in more than 100 rural, urban, and suburban communities nationwide. Our mission is to engage human services 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, youth people, young adults, 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 Youth Advocate Program is looking for a fulltime Life Skills Coordinator to work with male and female youth ages 14 years old to 21 years old.   To receive services participants must meet the DCP&P criteria.  The Coordinator will be responsible for engaging youth in structured activities, family engagement and active collaboration with community-based agencies.  The person in this position will carry a caseload up to 23 youth at any given time during the agency’s fiscal year.  Average time for a youth participating in the program is approximately 1 year, meeting with the Life Skills Coordinator for approximately 2 hours per week.  The Coordinator utilizes the Casey Life Skills Assessment tool and Curriculum to help participants achieve their long-term goals. It aims to set youth on their way toward developing healthy, productive lives.

 

In addition, as an employee of YAP, the Life Skills Coordinator will assume an active role in improving his/her department/program outcome and overall organizational performance through participation in Company quality improvement activities.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.  Proficient in Reading, Writing, and Microsoft Office.  Good Documentation and Communication Skills.  Clean Driving Record, Familiar with Department of Children and Families, and has experience working with youth and families involved with Child Protective Services, Exhibits Good Judgement.  

 

Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and minimum car insurance limits of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability.

 

Benefits Available:   Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) professional and one(1) personal references to  ATTN:  Mary Ann Hamidy at mhamidy@yapinc.org

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 33 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 we serve thousands of families a year in more than 100 rural, urban, and suburban communities nationwide. Our mission is to engage human services 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, youth people, young adults, 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 Youth Advocate Program is looking for a fulltime Life Skills Coordinator to work with male and female youth ages 14 years old to 21 years old.   To receive services participants must meet the DCP&P criteria.  The Coordinator will be responsible for engaging youth in structured activities, family engagement and active collaboration with community-based agencies.  The person in this position will carry a caseload up to 23 youth at any given time during the agency’s fiscal year.  Average time for a youth participating in the program is approximately 1 year, meeting with the Life Skills Coordinator for approximately 2 hours per week.  The Coordinator utilizes the Casey Life Skills Assessment tool and Curriculum to help participants achieve their long-term goals. It aims to set youth on their way toward developing healthy, productive lives.

 

In addition, as an employee of YAP, the Life Skills Coordinator will assume an active role in improving his/her department/program outcome and overall organizational performance through participation in Company quality improvement activities.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.  Proficient in Reading, Writing, and Microsoft Office.  Good Documentation and Communication Skills.  Clean Driving Record, Familiar with Department of Children and Families, and has experience working with youth and families involved with Child Protective Services, Exhibits Good Judgement.  

 

Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and minimum car insurance limits of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability.

 

Benefits Available:   Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) professional and one(1) personal references to  ATTN:  Mary Ann Hamidy at mhamidy@yapinc.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

 

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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.