Youth Specialist

posted June 19, 2019

Professional Services Group / Community Impact Programs, Inc

  • Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Full-time
  • $17.79 / hr

Job Description

This position provides intervention to gang-involved youth and their families as well as youth who have been court ordered to complete community service and restitution. This position will monitor and support youth, and assist in the follow through and success of each youth’s treatment. Services include individual, group and family counseling, structured activities, crisis intervention, community education, school support, assessment, and referral.

Responsibilities -
* Interview and evaluation of client and families to complete intake process
* Formulate, evaluate and review client treatment plans
* Facilitate treatment / educational groups and community service work for clients
* Conduct regular in-person visits to monitor client behavior
* Attend client/family court proceedings
* Report client behavior to courts, KCDHS and Juvenile Intake Services and make appropriate recommendations
* Formulate units, monthly reports and discharge summaries
* Provide community education and informational sessions

This position is required to work two weekend days per month and two evening shifts per week.


Qualifications / Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related field
• At minimum, one year of experience working with at-risk youth and families
• Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply
• Valid driver’s license
• Proof of current automobile insurance
• Criminal Background check
• Pre-employment Drug Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Benefits Offered with full time employment:
• Excellent insurance including – Health, Dental, Life, Disability and Aflac Supplemental Insurance
• Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off
• Flexible work arrangements available after six months of employment
• Flex Spending Accounts
• 401k
• Profit Sharing

What We Offer

Health Insurance Dental Insurance
Life Insurance Disability Insurance
Holiday and paid time off Flex Spending Accounts
Profit Sharing 401k
Aflac Supplemental Insurance

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter specifying position applying for and resume to:

Address: 6233 39th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53142


Fax: 262-654-6960

Other Information

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