Youth Specialist - Ames
Lutheran Services in Iowa - Ames, IA

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Are You Looking to Make A Difference?

LSI is seeking a full-time Youth Specialist on our Beloit Residential Treatment Center Campus in Ames.

DUTIES

The Youth Specialist responsible for providing a safe, positive, therapeutic living environment to residents through independent judgment and discretion to achieve resident treatment success, and serves as a professional member of the therapeutic treatment team serving the needs of the children entrusted to the care of LSI.

This position also assists in behavior support for on-campus and school district classrooms, transports children back and forth from school, keeps a consistent schedule and provides education support with homework, and communicates with teachers and other school officials about the children, their homework, behaviors, and concerns.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified applicants will meet one of the following criteria:
Bachelor's degree social sciences field; OR
Bachelor's degree in non-social science field plus 30 hours child mental health training; OR Associate's of Arts degree in social sciences field plus one (1) year experience in child mental health services and actively, continuously pursuing a degree; OR
High school diploma/GED and actively, continuously pursuing a degree plus a minimum of five (5) years of child mental health service experience.

This position requires a valid Driver's License, Auto Insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

LSI offers a competitive salary and benefit package including paid time off, health, dental, life, and vision insurance, and 401(k). Benefits are prorated for part-time staff.

It's their life. It's your career.

Make a difference in both at LSI!
The Youth Specialist responsible for providing a safe, positive, therapeutic living environment to residents through independent judgment and discretion to achieve resident treatment success, and serves as a professional member of the therapeutic treatment team serving the needs of the children entrusted to the care of LSI.

This position also assists in behavior support for on-campus and school district classrooms, transports children back and forth from school, keeps a consistent schedule and provides education support with homework, and communicates with teachers and other school officials about the children, their homework, behaviors, and concerns.

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