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Youth Support Worker
New York, New York, United States - 11223
Description

Job Summary


STARTING PAY UP TO $29.00 PER HOUR $5,000 Signing Bonus



Our client, located in the Bronx and Brooklyn, is currently seeking Youth Support Worker. This position works with youth residing in juvenile detention facilities.


This is a great entry-level experience for those interested in child services, law enforcement, corrections, criminal justice, counseling, social work, recovery, mental health, and people with disabilities.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide a fun, safe, comfortable atmosphere that fosters respect, responsibility, caring, honesty, and the opportunity to make positive choices.
  • Facilitate, engage, and support youth in all activities, including school, daily routines, religious services, court preparation & attendance, family visits, health care visits, etc.
  • Coordinate with staff, teachers, and community members and supervise various youth development programs.
  • Mentor and guide youth individually or in groups to help them learn pro-social, academic, and vocational skills.
  • Observe youth closely and maintain required reports on attendance, incidents, and behavior observations.

Minimum Qualification & Requirements


  1. COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIRED
  1. Education requirements high school diploma with relevant industry experience. Prefer some college or a degree.
  1. VETERANS are encouraged to apply.
  1. Demonstrated ability in relationship building and working with young people and parents.