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 31 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: Mercer County is looking for a Behavioral Consultant (BC) candidate holding a Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, or social work. This is a hands-on position providing therapeutic services to children, youth , and families.
Duties include but not limited to : direct therapy/counseling, treatment plan development and implementation of treatment plans. The person in this position adheres to and carries out the YAP philosophy, mission and core principles. Opportunities for licensed supervision may be available.
Position offers flexible hours, competitive weekly pay and activity reimbursement.
Qualifications/Requirements: Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, or social work; Licensed Staff (LBS, LSW, LMSW, or LPC) or staff with BS Licensure is preferred; and have experience providing therapeutic services to youth and families.
Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and auto insurance with minimum bodily injury liability coverage of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident.
Benefits Available: Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, UNUM, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact Information: Please submit a cover letter, resume, two (2) professional references and one (1) personal references to ATTN: Leah Vuich 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