Youth Development Specialist

*Sign-On Bonus Take advantage of our new sign-on bonus! Center For Family Services is a place where you can be part of a dynamic, top workplace team dedicated to improving lives. When you apply and get hired, you are eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus.

Location: Egg Harbor Township High School 
Job Type/Status: Full-time; 35 hours/week

Position Summary:

Center for Family Services is seeking a full time experienced youth development specialist who is passionate about the social-emotional development of high school aged youth. The Youth Development Specialist will be responsible for providing direct services to the youth including case management, problem-solving, consultation, coordination of services, appropriate community referral, advocacy, current and accurate record keeping of client progress, receiving and preparing reports related to the provision of services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To regard all information about clients as confidential
  • To provide direct services to clients as assigned by the Program Manager including supportive counseling and employment/career counseling.
  • To provide case management, including problem-solving, consultation, coordination of services, appropriate community referral, advocacy, current and accurate record keeping of client progress, receiving and preparing reports related to the provision of services
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager to implement a successful and inclusive recreation program
  • To perform administrative tasks related to caseload
  • To carry out designated duties as assigned by the Program manager
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Social Work degree or comparable Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services, Sociology/Psychology
  • Experience working with adolescents in a direct service situation
  • Possesses basic interviewing, assessment, and casework management skills
  • Ability to work with clients using the group process
  • Works well with others and is dependable
  • Ability to work independently with initiative and creativity
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Sensitivity in functioning in a multicultural work environment and understanding human relations

About Employment at Center For Family Services
Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.