TIME Youth Worker – Kenosha, WI 53144

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Professional Services Group, Inc

Professional Services Group, Inc.

Description:

PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.

WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?

  • Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!
  • Flexible hours and great work-life balance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Work culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staff
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development
  • Competitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short term disability; 401k and profit sharing; and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no monthly premium!

JOB SUMMARY:

The Youth Worker provides direct support to adjudicated, emotionally disturbed, and other high-risk youth who are unable to function in a conventional educational setting. This position works with students and their families to determine and implement the most appropriate educational options.

This is a great position for recent graduates or individuals looking to transition into the human services field!

Come join our team for an opportunity to serve youth in our community!

SALARY: $19.00 per hour

LOCATION & HOURS: Position is based at Hillcrest High School in Kenosha, WI and works a hybrid model of time spent within the school and out in the community. Hours are typically Monday-Friday during school hours with occasional evenings.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain one-on-one contact in school and family contact as needed.
  • Monitor client’s attendance, behavior, and grades. Report these findings to parents and other providers.
  • Analyze client situations, capabilities, and problems to determine services required to meet clients’ treatment needs.
  • Formulate, implement, evaluate, and review individual client’s Plans of Care.
  • Organize and facilitate structured group, individual, and/or family activities.
  • Organize and facilitate Community Service Work hours and Service Learning Projects on a weekly basis.
  • Provide supervision and support to youth placed in the Summer Youth Employment Program.
  • After training is complete, staff are added to on-call duties to monitor occasional after-hours calls.

Requirements:

  • At minimum, must have an Associate’s Degree or 60 completed college credits in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related fields. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, personal automobile insurance, and reliable transportation on a daily basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Tags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, compassion, continuing education, development, college student, wraparound, case management, social worker, case manager, case worker, youth mentor, teen mentor, youth support, family support, community services, community resources

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