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Youth Care Specialist

SCHEDULE: Sunday and Monday 10:45pm-7:45am; plus 3 hour monthly staff meeting, and 1 hour monthly Supervisions. However, this schedule may be adjusted according to the needs of the program.

WAGE/BENEFITS: $17.75 per hour (potential +$1.00 differential for overnight hours between 11pm and 7:30am). Ineligible for benefits except as required by law.​

Applications for all positions may be forwarded to appropriate similar positions within Janus Youth Programs. Positions may vary by location, pay structure, union, and supervisory staff.

The Youth Care Specialist oversees the day-to-day and/or overnight operation of the facility. The position provides individualized youth care, planning, supervision of daily and/or nightly routines, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention to high risk youth and their family-like support, and behavior management. The position provides close, intensive supervision to youth and works work closely with community services to facilitate connection and referrals to youth and family-like support with other community agencies, juvenile court, and other support services. The position participates in team decisions regarding treatment of clients and issues to facility operation.

This position description is intended to give the reader a general idea of the overall purpose and the main activities and responsibilities that are intrinsic to this position. While this description is intended to be representative, it is not intended to be limiting.

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