Group Home Worker Per Diem 8/18/2016

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth Madison, NY

Location
Madison, NY
AJE Ref #
575913963
Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
16-0239
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Join Our Team, Join Our Family!

We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be A Part of Our Mission

As a Group Home Worker, you will be responsible for creating a therapeutic and nurturing home environment for youth in a group home setting. The goal of the position is to maintain a safe, secure atmosphere conducive to the youth s positive growth and change. This includes teaching daily and independent living skills, mentoring and promoting community integration.

Requirements:

How Can You Help

* Ability to plan and engage youth in activities

* Demonstrated decision making, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail

* Ability to form therapeutic relationships with youth and families

* Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population

* Knowledge of group dynamics preferred

Essential Job Requirements * Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree in Human Services preferred

* Minimum 1 year of experience working with at risk youth required

* TCI, First Aid/CPR certification required or ability to obtain and maintain certification

* Flexible availability required including night and weekend hours; up to 19 hours/week

* Valid driver s license required

* MS Office skills required

To apply for the Group Home Worker position, send a copy of your cover letter and resume by clicking here