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Youth Support Specialist - Part-Time

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Appleton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Job Description:

Job Description Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:***JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY TO EARN $500 SIGN ON BONUS!*** PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities. JOB SUMMARY: The Youth Support Specialist provides services to youth who have been re-unified with their family after being placed in an out-of-home setting. Staff work closely with identified families and address a wide range of concerns including: safety, parenting, coaching strategies to effectively parent and deescalate aggressive, out of control behaviors. This position may provide support and assistance with household management, nutrition, safe and stable housing, community referral, education, employment, medical, mental health and substance abuse issues. The Youth Support Specialist also provides follow-up services and referrals to community-based services when appropriate. This position is a great fit for recent college graduates exploring human services career opportunities, or experienced individuals looking for a part-time position. Come join our team for an opportunity to serve families in our community! ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Analyze youth capabilities, strengths and problems to determine the services required to meet the unique needs of youth.Implement youth goals in collaboration with team members, youth and their families.Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for youth in school, the community and during emergency and crisis situations.Attend youth/family team meetings.Organize and facilitate individual meetings and structured recreational activities that assist youth in developing pro-social skills and connections.Safely transport clients as needed.After training is complete, staff are added to on-call duties to monitor after-hours calls. LOCATION: Office is based in Appleton, WI. Position will work on-site at the office and out in the community meeting in-person with clients. Flexibility to work hybrid/remote two days per week. SCHEDULE: Part time 10-20 hours per week with availability to pick up additional hours. Hours of operation are varied and will include one evening per week and Saturdays. WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!Flexible hours and great work-life balance. Hybrid remote work opportunities!Mileage ReimbursementWork culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staff.Opportunities for advancement and professional developmentCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharing.Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no monthly premium! SALARY: $19.00 per hourRequirements:Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance.Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related field. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: part-time, PT, hybrid, work from home, WFH, remote work, youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, social work, human services, addiction counseling, support, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, impact, development, growth, advancement, full time, wraparound, CCS, Comprehensive Community Services, Outagamie county, social worker, case management, case manager, case worker, mentor, youth support, family support, community services, community resources, skills worker PI206969034

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Appleton , Youth Support Specialist - Part-Time, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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