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Youth Advocate-Weekends-Paid
Summary
Title:Youth Advocate-Weekends-Paid
ID:1177
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. Offer basic services and support to clients. Saturdays and Sundays: 1 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Enforce the center guidelines for conduct.
  • Complete rounds consistently to ensure clients are in appropriate areas
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Cleaning and some meal preparation.
  • Move tables, chairs, and sleeping cots.

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

The Center is open 24/7. Additional shifts available on-call filling in for planned & unplanned absences.

Submit resume on the career page of our website:  www.voaut.org/careers

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