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

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Are You Looking to Make A Difference?

LSI is seeking full- and part-time Youth Specialists 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.

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.

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