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Direct Support Staff

Department

EmberHope Youthville

Supervisor

Hours

Full-Time

Employees

Description

Join the growing EmberHope Youthville Team. Youthville in Newton, Ks has a new emergency shelter opening soon and we are looking for qualified caring workers to serve the kids in our care. Job responsibilities include:

· 35% - Provides and fosters a loving, caring, and safe environment

· 35% - Interacts with youth in a way that promotes healing

· 10% - Maintain and prepare records

· 10% - Cottage management

· 5% - Provides for cultural and educational development

· 5% - Communication

Qualifications

· Education - High school diploma or equivalent required. Employee is required to have 3 semester hours of college level study in adolescent development, psychology, or related subject or must be actively and continuously working toward the completion of three semester hours

· Training - Maintain agency-required training.

· Certification - Maintain agency required certification/licensure.

· Experience - Prefer experience working with youth or adolescents with special needs.

· Minimum Age - Must be 21 years of age or older.

Skills