Youth Development Specialist, Camp Aspen

Supportive Concepts For Families Reading , PA 19601

Posted 1 week ago

We are hiring Youth Care Professionals

  • Youth Development Specialists

  • Youth Care Workers for our Youth Services program at Camp Aspen in Columbia, South Carolina. In this direct care role, you'll join a team helping at-risk adolescents BUILD BETTER FUTURES.

Camp Aspen is a community-based residential program that provides services to juvenile offenders that have been identified as needing substance abuse education and services. Camp Aspen has a capacity for 30 boys ages 12-19 that are referred from the South Carolina Department of Justice.

Your valuable life experiences could positively influence the direction of an at-risk adolescent male.

This is your chance to be a role model and champion for youth while making a difference and giving back to your community.

Salary: $ 13.00 per hour

Shift: 3 pm

  • 11 pm

Who We Are:

Abraxas Youth & Family Services is a national nonprofit human services provider dedicated to Building Better Futures for at-risk youth, adults, and families. Our diversified array of services includes alternative education, outpatient counseling, in-home services, shelter, detention, residential treatment and re-entry/transition services.

Since 1973, Abraxas team members have positively impacted the lives of those we serve and the communities in which they live.

Benefits & Perks:

We provide a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support you both at home and at work.

  • Medical & Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Basic Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • 403(b) Savings Plan

  • Life Assistance Program (LAP)

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) * Paid Holidays

  • Paid Training

  • Advancement Opportunities

As a Youth Care Professional, you will provide supervision, guidance, mentoring and direction to at-risk youth.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follows standard operating procedures, program policy and procedures, and client interventions processes.

  • Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.

  • Provides effective facility security including conducting headcounts, room checks, and observing client movement.

  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.

  • Demonstrates appropriate use of client intervention skills and Safe Crisis Management (SCM) techniques; monitors client interventions and provides guidance to other employees as necessary.

  • Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings; monitors the documentation process to ensure all services are documented as necessary each shift.

Why Should You Consider Abraxas?

  • At Abraxas, we celebrate the richness of our diverse employees and the communities we serve. We are actively committed to building a culture of awareness and belonging, as we strive to ensure we are a welcoming, inclusive, and culturally competent organization.

  • As we work to make a difference in peoples lives, we are dedicated to respect, equity, and the engagement of those we serve and our employees.

  • As a provider of trauma-informed care, we firmly believe in recovery and that our clients can lead fulfilling and meaningful lives, and we consider it an honor and a privilege to assist them in their journey.

  • Whether youre looking to begin a rewarding career or youre a seasoned professional wanting a new challenge, we have a place for you and opportunities for development at all levels.

  • At Abraxas, everything we do centers around people. That is why we are committed to providing you with competitive pay and comprehensive benefit options that help make your life easier and healthier, with a focus on providing choice when it comes to physical, emotional and financial wellness. Our benefit options meet you where you are in your life and set you up for success both in and outside of work.

  • If you want to have a positive impact in the lives of others, come join us!

Hiring Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.

  • Ability to work overtime as required.

  • Satisfactory completion of background screening and applicable pre-employment checks; including but not limited to employment and/or personal reference and driving records.

  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Abraxas Youth & Family Services, an affiliate of Apis Services Inc., offers a rewarding career for those passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you.

Apis Services, Inc. provides shared administrative services, including recruiting and onboarding new team members for over 30+ for profit and non-profit organizations across the USA so they can focus on their all-important missions. Apis Services Inc. is a progressive corporation with over 3500+ employees nationwide and growing.

We are Hiring and We Want You on Our Team!

Thank you for your interest in a rewarding career at Abraxas Youth & Family Services. We hope you consider applying for employment with us!

If you have any questions, you can contact us by email at recruiting@jobsatabraxas.org


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