The Residential Program is recruiting a Full-Time Youth Development Specialist to work at our live-in treatment program for adolescents. The schedule for this position is on a two-week rotation, including every other weekend.
Duties include working with youth who need caring adults to help them learn new skills to manage their feelings, make positive decisions, learn responsibility and develop healthy relationships. You will work with youth individually and in small group settings teaching social skills, healthy coping skills and recreation & leisure activities. In addition, you will ensure safety by providing excellent supervision and crisis management.
Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.
Make a difference in the lives of teens while gaining valuable human service experience. Become a part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team that is committed to developing positive connections with kids and families and helping them be successful in life.
Qualified applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services area &/or relevant experience working with adolescents.
Check out the website for more details and to apply: http://www.familyservicesnew.org/careers/