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Family Intervention Specialist

Employer
Youth Villages
Location
Morristown, Tennessee
Salary
$43000 - $50000 / year based on education and clinical license
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023
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Job Details

Overview

Who is Youth Villages?

Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of 3400 individuals who’ve come together across 15 states to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country. Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral problems.

 

Eighty-four percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law.

Responsibilities

Can I see myself here?

We have found our staff succeeds at Youth Villages when they:


Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families
Value feedback and accountability
Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own
Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day
Are results and detailed oriented
Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas
Value a strength-based treatment approach
Can change priorities quickly
Are looking for more than just a job

 

How will I make a difference?

  • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families

  • Managing a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counseling

  • Meeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needs

  • Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties

  • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given week

  • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills

  • Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

Additional Information
Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

 

Salary

$43000 - $50000 / year based on education and clinical license

Qualifications

How can I be considered for the position?

You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:


Bachelor's degree in social services field required; Master's preferred, degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position; clinical experience is preferred
Willingness/desire to maintain an untraditional schedule
Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation
Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months

 

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

 

Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.

 

Benefits

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

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

 

 

 

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Company

Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of evidence- and research-based programs, including its two national models: YVIntercept, which offers intensive in-home services, and YVLifeSet, which gives former foster youth a good start on a successful adulthood.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
7035166952
Location
3320 Brother Blvd
Memphis
TN
38133
US
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