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Youth Care Specialist Autism Program

Company: Allendale Association
Location: Lake Villa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Allendale's rich heritage is based upon 123 years of meeting society's needs by determining new ways to make a lasting difference in the lives of children and families who have endured tremendous devastation and loss. We embrace challenge; we seek out new ways to learn and to grow along with families, regardless of their circumstance or what brought them to us. That is WHO we have always been, and WHO we continue to be today. Our goal is to provide safe homes, high-quality specialized education and vocational training options; and clinical services to children and their families while recovering from severe childhood trauma. We focus on helping youth who have progressed in treatment and are working toward self-sufficiency or returning to their home environment. Our programs emphasize community involvement and community integration as part of the individualized treatment goals. Incredible opportunity to lead a team in engaging with families, family finding and aftercare support! If you are adept at multi-tasking and embrace playing an integral role in changing the lives of the youth we want to talk to you! In pursuing this mission we are looking for a talented, energetic, innovative Youth Care Specialist. Location: Lake Villa, IL This Postion Will: works actively within the unit/cottage to implement individual and group programs through the care, supervision, monitoring and direction of the residents encompassing activities related to residents health, education and welfare as well as care for the physical environment and maintain appropriate records. The Ideal Candidate Will Posess: REQUIRED: High School Diploma/GED Prefers Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field OR 5 years equivalent experience. Per DCFS regulations, must be at least 21 years of First Aid/CPR certified within 90 days of employment. Valid Drivers License and good driving record. Company Description Allendale opened its doors nearly 125 years ago to help youth living in the city streets of Chicago or in home situations ill-equipped to meet their childhood needs. Those children, like the youth we serve today needed a place to learn..grow...heal. Today, Allendale serves over 900 children and their families, annually.

Keywords: Allendale Association, Kenosha , Youth Care Specialist Autism Program, Other , Lake Villa, Wisconsin

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