- Residential Treatment / PMIC
- Ames, IA, USA
- Full Time/Part Time
Comprehensive benefits for FT; pro-rated for PT
"Society may have given up on these kids, and that's where we need to come in. We need to help, and that's what I'm here for." AJ, a Youth Associate at Beloit
"I want to make a positive impact in our kids' lives. That's why I like being here. I'm able to make a difference." Katy, a Youth Specialist at Beloit
**LSI IS OFFERING A $750 SIGN ON BONUS**
If you have a passion for empowering some of Iowa's most vulnerable kids, Lutheran Services in Iowa is looking for you. Join our team at LSI's Beloit Residential Treatment Center in Ames by becoming a full-time, part-time, or occasional Youth Specialist! Many of the children we serve have experienced trauma or adverse experiences. It's our job and our privilege to empower them toward success.
Full-time and part-time (30+ & 24-29 hrs/week) Youth Specialists hired now through May 10, 2017 will be offered a sign on bonus of $750 dollars after successful completion of their first 90 days. Begin the process to learn more about the sign on bonus opportunity and the chance to work for a people focused, results driven organization by completing an application.
Youth Specialists work directly with the children on campus, providing them with structure and support in their daily lives. Every day, you can give these children with the safe, positive, and therapeutic environment they need to thrive. The Youth Associate's responsibilities include:
- Facilitating and billing group and individual sessions
- Assisting in daily chores
- Completing appropriate documentation, such as daily logs
- Providing appropriate activities to the children on our campus
Salary and Benefits
On top of being a family of caring teammates, LSI also offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including a 401(k), paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance.
Candidates are required to have one of the following:
- A Bachelor's degree in a social science field
- A Bachelor's degree in a non-social science field, plus 30 hours of child
mental health training
- An Associate's degree in a social science field, plus one year of experience in
child mental health services, and actively and continuously pursuing a degree
- A high school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of five years of child mental
health service experience, and actively and continuously pursuing a degree
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, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.
Are you ready for the most challenging and rewarding adventure of your life? Join our LSI team today!