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Youth Support Worker

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
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. The Youth Support Worker provides individual skill development and support to youth referred through the Comprehensive Community Services Program and supports and assists youth in the follow-through and success of their individualized goals. Services include individual meetings, structured recreational activities which build social skills, crisis intervention, school support, and parent contact.SALARY: $16.83 per hourWORK LOCATION: Office is located at the Kenosha County Job Center. Position also offers some flexibility to work from home. WHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!Opportunities for advancementProfessional developmentGreat work-life balanceCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Analyze youth capabilities, strengths, and problems to determine the services required to meet the unique needs of youth.Implement, evaluate and review 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.Report on youth progressOrganize and facilitate individual meetings and structured recreational activities that assist youth in developing pro-social skills and connections.Safely transport clients as needed.

Requirements:
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 fields.Must be CPR certified.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status Tags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, compassion, positive, impact, continuing education, developmentPI187400702

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , Youth Support Worker, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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