Direct Care worker

San Jose, California
Mar 14, 2019
Apr 13, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
Not willing to travel
Experience Level

Advent Group Ministries is made up of many different components, all seeking to fulfill our mission. The Nest is a safe haven where young girls who have survived human-trafficking can find healing and restoration. We are seeking a Group Home Counselor for The Nest. We need a person who takes initiative, can work independently, is strong in leadership, as well as knowledgeable in the CSEC population.

  • Creates a therapeutic and structured relationship with At Risk Youth (ages12-17) who come from juvenile justice and social services systems
  • Work alongside a team to help implement the treatment plans of youth who are chemically dependent, sexually exploited and/or behaviorally/emotionally disturbed
  • Provides daily supervision, transportation, recreational activities, and in-home management of up to six adolescents
  • Variety of Shift's Available: Live-in, Day, Nights, Swing Shift, Weekends and On-Call. Full time and Part time

Advent Group Ministries is a diverse team of Christians with a common mission: to empower people to restore relationships and break the destructive cycles of abuse and addiction through the hope and healing made possible by Christ’s love and quality treatment


*Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII licensing regulations

*Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with at least 5 years driving experience and no more than 2 points on driving record

*One of the following is REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor Degree (preference given to a social science major)
  • valid Child Development Teaching Permit
  • completed 12 semester units Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster/Kinship Care Education AND100 hours experience working with youth
  • valid CAADAC certificate or similar AND100 hours experience working with youth
  • valid Vocational Training certificate demonstrating that you instruct children in vocational skills AND100 hours experience working with youth as a mentor/coach
  • previously employed full-time at a group home for at least one year


  • 2 Weeks paid vacation- start accruing immediately (regular full time)
  • Sick Pay-start accruing immediately (regular full time)
  • 10-Paid Holidays
  • Medical paid by employer at 75%(regular full time)
  • Dental (regular full time)
  • Vision (regular full time)

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