AmeriCorps Coordinator

Location
Douglasville, Georgia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 24, 2020
Closes
Sep 23, 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Entry-level

Company Overview

Youth Villages is a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health.  Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

Program Overview

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). 

Position Overview

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate and attend all necessary daily and weekly meetings
  • Plan and implement membership development training
  • Ensure required documentation and evaluations are produced in timely manner
  • Guide and supervise team leaders in completing monthly reports
  • Maintain van maintenance schedules
  • Inventory equipment and ensure housing codes are being met and maintained
  • Assist in recruiting and hiring of new members
  • Administer code of conduct and track member hours
  • Address and solve on site challenges in line with policy and procedure
  • Assist with post service transition of Corps members
  • Cover for team leader in them leader absence

Requirements

A Master’s degree in Social Work, Drug and Alcohol Education or Counseling, Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Guidance Counseling, Human Services, or Marriage and Family Therapy; or a Bachelor’s degree in human behavioral science that includes 30 semester or 45 quarter hours either in development of human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measures or therapeutic techniques, such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and child development.

One to two years experience
Excellent communication skills
Ability to train and lead staff
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
 

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

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