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Youth Support Specialist

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY FOR $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS!$1,000 RETENTION BONUS EVERY SIX MONTHS FOR THE FIRST TWO YEARS!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 skill building and support to youth referred through the Kenosha County Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) 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.The Youth Support Specialist position is a great fit for experienced professionals and recent graduates!Come join our team for an opportunity to serve youth in our community!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE YOUTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST:

  • Analyze youth capabilities, strengths, and needs 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.LOCATION: Office is located at the Kenosha County Job Center with some flexibility to work from home when client meetings are not scheduled. Local travel is required to meet with clients within the home or other community spaces. Must be able to meet in-person with clients throughout Kenosha County.SCHEDULE: Schedule is varied during business hours of Monday through Friday between 9:00am to 6:00pm.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. No on-call hours!
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Work culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staff
    • Opportunities for advancement and professional development
    • Competitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short term disability; 401k and profit sharing; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and pet insurance
    • Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no monthly premium!SALARY: $18.00 per hourAdditional ongoing bonus opportunities!Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status
      • 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 statusTags: hybrid, hybrid/remote, youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, continuing education, development, CCS, Comprehensive Community Services, Kenosha county, wraparound care, case management, social worker, case worker, youth worker, skills worker, community services, community resourcesPI67f037cf1299-31181-33251079

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

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