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Community-Based Counselor Interview Day - 09/08/22

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Youth Villages community-based programs are growing and we're hiring more counselors and social workers to provide intensive in-home treatment for youth, families, and young adults. Submit a resume today and a recruiter will contact you to discuss your experience and our current openings.Qualified candidates will be provided details about the interview day, including time and location. All applicants who attend the hiring event will have a chance to see our office, meet with current staff, and interview with program leadership!Watch now to see how YV is helping kids live successfully!Who is Youth Villages?Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of 3,400 individuals who've come together across 15 states to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country. Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral problems. Eighty-four percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law.We believe strongly in investing in and supporting our employees. We offer candidates opportunities to develop a career and be part of a positive change in our country's treatment of at-risk youth and families. Responsibilities Can I see myself here?We have found our staff succeeds at Youth Villages when they:Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and familiesValue feedback and accountabilityValue the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their ownEnjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all dayAre results and detailed orientedHave a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideasValue a strength-based treatment approachCan change priorities quicklyAre looking for more than just a jobHow will I make a difference?Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth, families, or young adultsManaging a small case load to provide quality, intensive counseling - can be up to 3x/week depending on position and referral needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call dutiesCollaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families' needs are in any given weekProviding a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skillsAttending three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for support & professional development to help enhance clinical skillsAdditional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance. Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileageSalary$41000 - $48500 / year based on education and clinical license Qualifications How can I be considered for the position?You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:Master's degree in social services field is preferred. Bachelor's degree in social services is required. Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position; clinical experience is preferredWillingness/desire to maintain an untraditional scheduleStrong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 monthsCovid-19 Vaccine RequirementAs of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.BenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunitiesYouth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day. day.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Tulsa , Community-Based Counselor Interview Day - 09/08/22, Other , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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