State of Nebraska Youth Program Specialist II - YRTC-G in Geneva, Nebraska

Youth Program Specialist II - YRTC-G

Salary

$14.90 Hourly

Location

Geneva, NE

Job Type

PERM FULL TIME

Department

Health & Human Services Department

Job Number

25442408-2

Closing

9/26/2017 11:59 PM Central

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Description

YRTC-G is looking for individuals to work with other individuals in providing recovery treatment, life skills training, and support services to adolescent females. (5 positions available)

Hours: 2:30p.m. to 10:30p.m. work weekends/holidays, set days off not determined at this time.

Examples of Work

As a Youth Program Specialist II, you will supervise youth in daily activities including school, recreation, and vocational assignments; observe and document behavior, respond to crisis situations, and serve as a role model to youth in recovery. May be required to transport youth. Work will include physical stamina/strength, standing, walking, and occasional lifting and the ability to intervene, if needed.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent and valid drivers' license.

PREFERRED: Coursework/training in: social work, criminal justice, counseling and guidance, human development and the family, psychology, mental health care, education, social/behavioral sciences, human services or related area OR experience in child or youth care, teaching, foster care, delinquency prevention, juvenile court systems, community work related to children and youth, behavioral health systems, patient care, nursing or other areas involving contact or interaction with youth or families.