Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of chiValley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children, youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.
We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: FT - Life Skills Counselor - ($16.50hr - $18hr)
The Life Skills Counselor 2 is responsible for client supervision and guidance, case management, individual and/or group life skills counseling, and all aspects of day-today program functions, which may include apartment and site monitoring, community relations issues, and liaison related contacts. This also includes generating goal plans with youth/client, tracking their accomplishments, submitting all required county, state and federal documentation. As well as maintaining all documents related to the client records. Life Skills Counselor 2 is under the authority of the Senior Vice-President, the Director, the Associate Director and reports directly to the Program Supervisor.
Life Skills Counselor 2 shall be a mature individual with the ability to identify with and adapt to the goals and philosophies of positive youth development in the independent living program. The Life Skills Counselor 2 will possess sound judgment and knowledge of adolescent development. This individual will be organized and highly adept at managing multiple tasks and assignments. Successful team members are creative thinkers and flexible in their approaches to people and projects. They will never have been convicted of any prohibited criminal or child abuse offense. They shall possess a minimum of two years of experience working with adolescents and a minimum of a BS/BA in human services. The candidate's race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or state of physical disability will not be considered when hiring for this position.
This agency is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Valley Youth House provides all applicants for employment and all employees with equal opportunity for employment and promotion without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by state or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as the use of all VYH facilities, participation in VYH sponsored activities and all employment actions such as hiring, job assignments, promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment.