Youth Support Specialist - 2nd Shift in Buffalo, NY
Homespace Corporation - Second Chance Home Posted: 2020-09-09
Buffalo, NY 14209
Youth Support Specialist - Full-time, 2nd Shift
This Monday thru Friday position is directly responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment by monitoring premises, supervising residents, preventing and identifying potential risks, completing appropriate documentation, and ensuring the rights and dignity of each resident is maintained at all times. Additionally, will work on the floor, working in a hands-on capacity with children aged 14-21 yrs. old and their children ages 0-5. The YSS is also responsible for providing support, positive direction and assistance in accordance with program policies, procedures and personal outcome measures. It is imperative that the YSS provide encouragement, mentoring, positive role modeling, coaching, and guidance to youth/residents at all times. This position requires flexibility, self-management, organization, and a passion to enhance the life of traumatized youth placed in foster care.
Min. Requirements include experience working in a group home setting, a high school diploma/HSE, a NYS Driver’s License and reliable transportation. Benefits package including generous Paid time off. NO PHONE CALLS
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