Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Residential Treatment / PMIC
  • Ames, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Total Compensation Package

"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


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 Youth Specialist-Group Facilitator. Many of the children we serve have experienced trauma or adverse experiences. It's our job and our privilege to empower them toward success.



Youth Specialist - Group Facilitators work directly with the children on campus, providing them with structure and support in their daily lives. Every day, you can give these children a safe, positive, and therapeutic environment they need to thrive.  The Youth Specialist-Group Facilitator's responsibilities include:

            - Facilitating and billing BHIS group and individual sessions

            - Assisting in daily chores

            - Completing appropriate documentation, such as daily logs

            - Providing appropriate activities to the children on our campus

            - Assist clinical team with on call responsibilities

            - Provide training for group work


Hours: Second shift, on-call rotation, some weekend hours 


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

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