Spectrum Youth and Family Services is looking for a Supported Housing Youth Coach to join our dynamic and dedicated team. The Youth Coach position is a rewarding opportunity to be a part of an agency that prides itself on creating a positive and supportive work environment. This position pays 15.75 hourly.
Responsibilities of this position include:
Willingness to work as a member of a comprehensive treatment team in a residential setting with homeless youth ages 16-23
Creating and encouraging a healthy living space and community as well as responsibility for overall safety and daily function of the House
Daily assessment and face to face interaction with youth, identifying goals and practicing life skill development (cooking, laundry, budgeting)
Daily documentation via Electronic Medical Record system
Creativity, problem solving, and crisis management
Utilizing techniques to encourage and motivate youth
Organization and facilitation of group activities with youth
Attendance and completion of trainings, as assigned
Participation in regular meetings, as well as strong communication with fellow team members
The schedule requires availability between 4:00 pm and 2:00 am, 4 days per week, Tuesday – Friday.
Position includes excellent benefits, including health and dental, vision, accrued vacation and sick time, and a 403b retirement plan.
A Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field or equivalent work experience is preferred. Experience with young adults who have mental health and substance abuse issues is beneficial. Driver’s license is required.
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