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Youth Advocate- On-Call - Paid
Summary
Title:Youth Advocate- On-Call - Paid
ID:1137
Department:HYRC
Description
At the Youth Resource Center, interact with youth to create a safe, nurturing environment that will offer stability, encourage self-sufficiency, and independence. 
  • Enforce the center guidelines for conduct.
  • Complete rounds consistently to ensure clients are in appropriate areas
  • Interact with youth and provide them with information on community resources.
  • Distribute basic need items and maintain an accurate record of services delivered.
  • Resolve conflicts and crisis manage as necessary.
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Light cleaning and meal preparation.
Part - time, fill in as needed for scheduled and unplanned absences: days (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), swings (4 p.m.-12:30 a.m.), or graves (midnight - 8:30 a.m.).

Requirements
  • Paid or volunteer experience interacting with adolescents.
  • A degree in the social service field preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to interact with homeless clients, regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of professional boundaries and confidentiality.
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills.
  • Perseverance and care when clients exhibit behaviors that contribute to continued homelessness.
  • Ability to assist with moving cots, dividers, chairs, and tables within the shelter.
  • Driver's license with clean driving record required (No more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years and no DUI in the last 5 years).
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check.
$11.50 per hour + $1.00 grave shift differential

EOE / Veterans / Disabled
 
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