Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?
Boys Town Central Florida (Oviedo, FL) is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
As our Assistant Family Teacher you will work in conjunction with an assigned Family Teaching Couple, who are responsible for and live with 6 – 8 youth in a Boys Town home. You will assist with providing for moral, spiritual, and educational development in the youth through teaching and counseling them on appropriate skills and behaviors. Through identifying what skills are present or lacking you will then prioritize target behaviors for each youth in order to emphasize overall maximum skill development. As an Assistant Family Teacher you will provide and foster a loving, caring, and safe environment for the youth. Additionally, you will act as a liaison for consumers, outside agencies, and internal personnel. On a daily and weekly basis you will maintain and prepare records such as summary reports on youth progress, incident reports, and youth point cards for their files. This position would be working in a GIRL’s or BOY’s home.
To be considered for this unique opportunity you will need:
High School diploma or equivalent is required, degree preferred
A valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Strong desire and ability to work with youth
Willingness to work flexible hours, which will include nights and weekends in order to assist the Family Teaching Couple with youth and home activities; typical hours are mid-afternoon to approximately 10:30 p.m.; must be able to work two weekends per month
Ability to pass a medical examination and a thorough background check and reference verification procedure in order to determine one’s fitness to satisfactorily and safely care for youth
Attend two weeks paid training in Omaha, Nebraska
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. One of the country’s largest nonprofit, publically funded child-care organizations, Boys Town annually touches the lives of more than 400,000 boys, girls, parents and others nationwide through its highly effective services and programs.
If you are committed, passionate and feel you are qualified to take on a life-changing experience please apply.
Boys Town is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any other classification as required by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation as part of the application process, please contact us toll-free for assistance at 1-877-639-6003.