YOUTH COUNSELOR - ON CALL (4/1/13)
Linn County, IA - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Part-time on-call positions to supervise daily activities of residents of the Juvenile Detention and Diversion Services Center. Admits new residents, counsels and leads group activities, keeps daily records and reports; performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or a related field required; one (1) to three (3) years of experience in the care, counseling and management of delinquent adolescents; or an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Working knowledge of the care, counseling and management of delinquent, neglected and dependent youth in a residential setting.

Valid State of Iowa Driver’s License required; must meet requirements including: a person who has a record of a criminal conviction or founded child abuse report shall not be employed, unless an evaluation concludes that the crime or founded abuse does not merit prohibition of employment; certifications required after hire are: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting, Medication Dispensing, CPR and Gentle Self Defense Training; must pass a County physical examination which includes a drug test after offer of employment; regular work attendance required.

Shift:

Varied – on-call as needed

SALARY : $19.43/hr + shift premium