You are viewing a preview of this job. Log in or register to view more details about this job.

Family Intervention Specialist (Searcy, AR)

**Ask about our $4,000 relocation assistance**

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 families
  • Value feedback and accountability
  • Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own
  • Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day
  • Are results and detailed oriented
  • Have 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 families
  • Managing 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 needs
  • Providing after hours support to youth and families utilizing a rotating on-call schedule
  • Collaborating 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 week
  • Providing 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
You will be serving youth and families in the following counties in Arkansas:
  • White
  • Independence
  • Cleburne
  • Jackson
  • Woodruff

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 (preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree in social services field (required)
  • Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship or paid position (required)
  • Clinical experience (preferred)
*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.
Additional Benefits:
Affordable access to medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
Prescription drug coverage and FSA
Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision
Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization
Mileage and cell phone reimbursement
Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) 
2 weeks paid vacation
10 paid holidays
12 sick days annually
Paid Parental Leave