Assistant Youth Care Worker

Responsibilities:

Our Youth Care Workers provide the following services to our residents:

  • Individualized attention
  • Care & Support
  • Safe & secure environment
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Sufficient support and life skills
  • Parenting and Nurturing Education
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Help residents become loving parents and productive citizens

Requirements:

  • Complete and pass 2 Criminal Records Background check
  • Complete 24 hours of required trainings each year (trainings provided onsite)
  • Adhere to all AGC policy & procedures
  • Provide highest education diploma, (College or HS) or its equivalent (ex: GED)
  • Agree with AGC Statement of Faith and Mission Statement
  • Valid Drivers License and be at least 25 years old

Bonus Points:

Work directly with the residents and assist the Primary Youth Care Worker (PYCW) in providing care and assistance to residents and their babies.  This position requires someone who is detailed, organized and able to handle many tasks at one time.  Requires someone who has an understanding of teens in crisis and behavior management problems.  Experience in a Residential setting is preferred.  Youth Care Workers must be able to complete training course in Safe Crisis Management and keep control when dealing with Crisis Intervention situations.

Youth Care Workers must possess verbal and written communication skills and reasoning ability. Hiring is based on scheduling needs and on availability and flexibility of perspective Youth Care Workers. Most staff trainings are provided during 1st shift hours and attendance is required if additional training is needed.

Perks:

Very flexible scheduling; great training opportunities; friendly employer-employee working environment; sense of accomplishment in helping less fortunate young women and their babies/children move from crisis situations to eventual self-sufficiency.

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