AmesRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Ames jobs

Lead Youth Specialist Now starting at $13.00

Company: Lutheran Services in Iowa
Location: Ames
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

"Society may have given up on these kids, and that's where we need to come in. We need to help, and that's what I'm here for." AJ, a Youth Associate at Beloit


"I want to make a positive impact in our kids' lives. That's why I like being here. I'm able to make a difference." Katy, a Youth Specialist at Beloit


If you have a passion for empowering some of Iowa's most vulnerable kids, Lutheran Services in Iowa is looking for you. Join our team at LSI's Beloit Residential Treatment Center in Ames by becoming a full-time Lead Youth Specialist! Many of the children we serve have experienced trauma or adverse experiences. It's our job and our privilege to empower them toward success.


Duties

The Lead Youth Specialist is responsible for providing a safe, positive, therapeutic living environment for children on our campus. You'll get to serve as a member of our therapeutic treatment team, which serves the needs of the children entrusted to our care.


This position also assists with:

- Ensuring quality control of documentation,

- Staff scheduling

- Attending staff meetings with families, therapists, and psychiatrists

- Co-facilitating team meetings


Salary and Benefits

On top of being a family of caring teammates, LSI also offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including a 401(k), paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance.


Qualifications

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a social science-related field, with six months of full-time work related experience.


This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.


Are you ready for the most challenging and rewarding adventure of your life? Join our LSI team today!

RT, residential treatment, residential, youth, behavioral health, mental health, social services, social work, non-profit, human services, psychology, sociology, human development, Ames, 50010, child welfare

Keywords: Lutheran Services in Iowa, Ames , Lead Youth Specialist Now starting at $13.00, Other , Ames, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Ames RSS job feeds