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Youth Support Specialist

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: November 26, 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.
JOB SUMMARY:The Youth Support Worker provides skill building 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 and group sessions, structured recreational activities that build social skills, crisis intervention, school support and parent contact.
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 advancement
  • Professional development
  • Great work-life balance
  • Competitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance for eligible full-time employees; 401k and profit sharing.
  • Mileage ReimbursementSALARY: $18.00 per hourPlus $1500 sign on bonus!$1000 retention bonus every 6 months for the first two years!Ongoing bonus opportunities!
    WORK LOCATION AND HOURS: Office is located at the Kenosha County Job Center. Position also offers some flexibility to work from home. Hours are varied, but are typically Monday through Friday during business hours of 9:00am to 6:00pm.
    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 progress
    • Organize and facilitate individual meetings and structured recreational activities that assist youth in developing pro-social skills and connections.
    • After training is complete, employees are added to the on-call rotation to monitor after-hours calls.

      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.
        Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status
        Tags: work from home, WFH, remote work, 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, development, CCS, Kenosha county




        PI195730134

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

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