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Samaritas - Youth Specialist - Part Time - Varied Shifts- Grand Rapids, MI, $14.00 Hourly

Company: Samaritas
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have experience working with youth in a group home or residential service setting? We have a part time opportunity here at Samaritas for you! Samaritas-- -is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services-- -our faith-based company provides. APPLY TODAY! #BeTheRock, creating ripples of positive transformation in the lives of those we are entrusted to serve! This is a part time position at $14.00 per hour. This is an opportunity to meet some amazing people and learn some new things! Work Schedule Details: Varied work shifts available, shifts may include weekends and holidays. Position Details Do you have experience working with youth in a group home or residential service setting?-- -We have a part time opportunity here at Samaritas for you! Samaritas-- -is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services-- -our faith-based company provides. APPLY TODAY! #BeTheRock, creating ripples of positive transformation in the lives of those we are entrusted to serve! This is a part time position at $14.00 per hour. This is an opportunity to meet some amazing people and learn some new things! Work Schedule Details: Varied work shifts available, shifts may include weekends and holidays. _________________________________________________________________________________ Job Summary Provides direct assistance and guidance to youth transitioning between foster care and independence living in Staff Supported Housing. Duties and Responsibilities Serve as a role model to youth in residence by modeling responsible behaviors as required. Provide guidance in daily living skills, including household chores to youth. Monitor activities of youth to ensure their safety and wellbeing. Report non-compliance with home rules to the Case Manager. Maintain communication with youth to ensure adjustment to program expectations. Facilitate and /or participate in "house meetings"-- - to review house rules, plan activities or discuss other needs of house/group. Participate in treatment planning meeting with each youth as needed or requested. Communicate implementation of each youth's Independent Living Plan with Independent Living Coach, Case Manager and other appropriate parties. Maintain adequate awareness of youth's activities to ensure the safety of the youth, other residents, staff and the home are maintained. Report safety hazards and needed repairs within home and grounds to designated Case Manager or Supervisor. _________________________________________________________________________________ Job Qualifications Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification High school diploma or equivalent required. College coursework in social services preferred. Professional training in social work, social services or child development preferred. Experience Experience working in a group home or residential setting preferred. Experience working with youth preferred. Additional Work Requirements Valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record, proof of current registration and automobile insurance required; reliable personal transportation suitable for safely transporting persons served required _________________________________________________________________________________ At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to "Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple"-- -. A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock! We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us. For a Samaritas video preview please click on our video link: Samaritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled

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