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Youth Care Worker Full-time and Part-Time Weekends

Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Youth Care Worker Full-time and Part-Time WeekendsJob Code: 2021-YS-008Location: Youth ServicesDepartment: Shelter CareFT/PT Status: Full time Part time Fill inJob Responsibilities:YOUTH CARE WORKERWEEKEND PART-TIME POSITONS AVAILABLEJOIN OUR TEAMWisconsin Community Services (WCS)Shelter Care Program - Youth Services DivisionGreat opportunity for those committed to making a positive impact on the lives of youth.Share your creativity and interests, as well as collaborate on groups, activities, and community outings!Apply online at: www.wiscs.org or Email: HRA@wiscs.orgPosition Summary: Provide supervision of the youth placed in shelter care. Responsible for implementing the daily schedule of activities. Provide group educational activities, recreational activities, follow up individually with youth, serve as a mentor and role model for youth. Responsible to move from one location to another throughout shift based on program needs.Essential Functions: Adhere to all required policies and procedures of the program, contract partner, and State of Wisconsin licensing regulations. Provide active supervision and engagement of youth at all times within assigned staffing ratios. Serve as positive mentor for youth placed in shelter care. Interact with youth in a positive and therapeutic manner according to policy, procedure, training and agency values. Provide support to youth, families, and ancillary service providers while youth are participating in community-based activities (pass, school, work, attending services/ programs) as indicated per program. Provide positive and effective group educational and onsite recreational activities. Plan and facilitate youth activities/ daily routines to include unit groups and specific programming as determined by Program Director. Interact with individuals/ agencies outside of the program providing services for/ associated with youth and families in a pleasant manner and document all verbal correspondence (via phone or in person). Observe, assess, and document youth activity per agency/ program standards (4 hour communication logs, incident reports, behavior reports, database, etc.). Attend youth/family team meetings/ reviews and provide verbal and written input per agency/ program standards. Maintain physical location to agency and licensing standards. Maintain confidentiality within all written and verbal communications. Facilitate and document self-administration of medications by youth in accurate and timely manner. Support the goals and core values of the agency: justice, respect, integrity, and the pursuit of excellence. Must be available to work between both the boys and girls shelter to meet program needs, regardless of primary location. All staff will be on the on-call rotation every two weeks to be available for staff out ill, vacation, etc. Other duties as assigned.Other Duties and Responsibilities: Direct service to youth as needed. Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the position.PM21Job Qualifications:Minimal Qualifications: A minimum of three years of experience with children of a similar age to the youth population served in the program. High school diploma or GED/HSED required. Youth Care Worker will meet all the WCS employee requirements including reference, criminal background, and driver's license checks.PI201797169

Keywords: Wisconsin Community Services, Milwaukee , Youth Care Worker Full-time and Part-Time Weekends, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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