CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

WORKING FOR A SAFER SWFL
Thank you for your interest in joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to provide a safe and therapeutic haven for children in crisis, and to educate, support and strengthen families in an effort to prevent abuse and keep children safe. Eligible full-time employees are provided a generous and competitive benefits package.

Youth Haven's Career Opportunities

YOUTH CARE WORKER – EMERGENCY SHELTER – PRN
This “as needed” position has the responsibility for the day-to-day supervision of children in the residential emergency shelter, assisting with record keeping and specific program functions and performing duties necessary for the overall care and well-being of children in the residence. The Youth Care Worker is responsible for understanding and actively participating in the Emergency Cottages as well as the Enhanced Cottage. This position is neither a full-time nor part-time position; hours are as needed, with anywhere from one shift to multiple shifts per week.

MAIN FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the continuing implementation of an intentionally structured environment to help reinforce proper behaviors through the context of community life and responsibility.
  • Assume responsibility for the direct supervision of children placed in the residential emergency shelter.
  • Follow the program schedule, instructions and assignments outlined by the Shelter Coordinators/Shelter Managers.
  • Interact with, initiate, and encourage children in structured educational, social and recreational activities.
  • Ensure that children participate in structured group activities as outlined on the Activities Calendar.
  • Provide appropriate role modeling and direction to the children in their daily routines.
  • Work with other Youth Care Workers and staff to listen and meet the needs of the children while in our care.
  • Responsible for all cleaning and laundry duties related to a well-maintained emergency shelter to include, but not be limited to, all rooms of facility.
  • Prepare all required written reports, notes, and logs, file records in an orderly and timely fashion as assigned by the Shelter Coordinator.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records on a daily basis including, but not limited to, the service log, school attendance log, recreation and cultural activity report, shift reports, medication log and EPSDT reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 A high school diploma or GED and at least two years’ experience working with children in a residential program, youth program or comparable group experience. AA or BA/BS Degree preferred.   Preference may be given to persons with CPR and First Aid certification.

Phone calls will not be accepted. If interested, please click on the tab below to email your resume to our Human Resources. Thank you!

 

VOLUNTEER TUTORS
Youth Haven is searching for qualified individuals to volunteer their time to remotely tutor Youth Haven’s high school students.
Tutors needed for the following subjects: ESL (Spanish and Creole), higher grades math and general education (all subjects).
Required Criteria: Must love teaching and connecting with students. Experience working with students with learning disabilities. Patience working with youth. Must have technical skills since tutoring will be conducted over Zoom. Must be available to tutor twice a week for about an hour each day to start.
YOUTH EMPOWERMENT MENTOR (PART-TIME): Homeless Teen Transitional Living Program (HTTLP)
The Youth Empowerment Mentor has the responsibility to assist with the residential component of Rob’s Cottage as it relates to providing high quality care and support for homeless teens and older youth in foster care. The role of the mentor is to empower youth to develop personal skills and to involve them in creating a positive living environment with their peers. The residential component also includes client supervision, behavior management and participation in life skills activities. Candidates must have BA degree from an accredited college or university or 2 years of experience working with target-population or relevant experience in a human services field. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and have a valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. Phone calls will not be accepted. If interested, please click on the tab below to to email your resume to our Human Resources. Thank you!
Youth Haven is a drug free, equal opportunity employer and does not, nor shall not, discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or religion. Local and federal background checks, and drug screening mandatory. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record.