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Family Intervention Specialist-Now Offering Hiring Incentives!

Responsibilities:

Can I see myself here?

We have found our staff succeeds at Youth Villages when they:Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and familiesValue feedback and accountability Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their ownEnjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all dayAre results and detailed orientedHave a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas Value a strength-based treatment approach Can change priorities quickly Are looking for more than just a job

How will I make a difference?

Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counseling Meeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families utilizing a rotating on-call scheduleCollaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families needs are in any given weekProviding a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

Additional Information

Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served. Applicants must have a valid driver s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance. Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

Qualifications

How can I be considered for the position?

You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:

Master s degree in social services field is preferred, Bachelor's degree in social services field is required; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications. Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position; clinical experience is preferredWillingness/desire to maintain an untraditional scheduleStrong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months

How will you invest in me?

One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go.

We offer staff:

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision

Retirement Savings Pension Plan 403 (b)

2 weeks paid vacation

12 paid sick days per year

10 paid holidays

Paid Parental

Leave Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

What s next?

Are you ready to make difference? Apply now!

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