Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
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
Experience as a primary caregiver of a youth with special needs, and preferably a youth with mental health needs; AND
Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from a college or university and one (1) year of experience working with the target population; OR
Associate’s degree in a human service field from an accredited school and one (1) year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth; OR
High school diploma or GED and a minimum of five (5) years of experience working as a primary caregiver with children/adolescents/transition age youth
Experience in navigating any of the child and family serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family serving systems
An understanding of, and experience with different child-serving systems, including schools, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, health and others
Possess a current, valid driver’s license and automobile with proof of auto insurance
Participate in, and successfully complete, all required training
Willingness to complete the HFW Coaching and Training credentialing
A knowledge of community resources; preferably experience with local resources
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)