Youth Advocate (Our House – RHY)

POSITION:  Youth Advocate         
REPORTS TO:  Shelter Manager
LOCATION: San Bernardino County, CA

HOURS:  This is a Part-Time position.  Hours will fluctuate based on needs of clients, some evenings and weekends will be required. 

HOURLY RATE: Range is $16 – $18 an hour, depending on Experience.

BASIC DUTIES:  The Youth Advocate is expected to provide nurturing care and management of youth in every living requirement. Duties include but not limited to: completing intake and discharge paperwork, supervising recreational activities, supervising and helping with daily chores, participating in group outings, coordinating with volunteers, and maintaining client files.

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested candidates are encouraged to send their resumes with a cover letter to hr@familyassist.org

SURVIVORS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Opening Date: 03/01/2022                                                    
Closing Date: until job is filled

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

DIRECT DUTIES

  • Must be able and willing to provide emergency hot-line counseling and suicide prevention support
  • Supervise clients/volunteers in a positive, caring manner to make sure staff work together as a cohesive group
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times regarding client and staff files and information about clients and/or staff
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor youth clientele in a professional manner, in accordance with licensing (refer to Title 22) and policies of the agency; client safety is a priority and clients must be accounted for all times
  • Facilitate groups with clients assigned by Shelter Manager
  • Answer phones, take messages/make calls: follow up, referrals, parents / guardians

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a genuine respect for and interest in youth and their families.
  • Ability to put into practice all aspects of Positive Youth Development (training will be provided) and demonstrate respect for client’s rights and safety.
  • Former Foster Youth is a plus, but must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must attend orientation
  • Ability to complete the required training and incorporate the techniques taught
  • Must be able to pass CPR and First Aid Training
  • Pass a physical and a TB Test.
  • Pass a background check, and be open and honest about any convictions
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle with a valid registration and insurance, have a good driving record, and be willing to travel between offices and units during the workday.
  • Have received at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccination at employment time. 

Family Assistance Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training, and ability work without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability.

Youth Advocate – OUR HOUSE (CFS) Mentone

Full Time, Part Time

POSITION:  Youth Advocate         

REPORTS TO:  Shelter Manager

LOCATION: Mentone, San Bernardino County, CA

HOURS:  We are looking to fill a full-time and a part-time shelter advocate position. Hours will fluctuate based on needs of clients, evenings, graveyards and weekends will be required.

HOURLY RATE:  Range is $18 – $20 an hour, depending on Experience. After successfully passing probation period, benefits will include: paid sick and vacation time, paid holidays, plus optional employee health insurance plan.

BASIC DUTIES: The Youth Advocate is expected to provide nurturing care and management of youth in every living requirement. Duties include but not limited to: completing intake and discharge paperwork, supervising recreational activities, supervising and helping with daily chores, participating in group outings, coordinating with volunteers, and maintaining client files.

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested candidates are encouraged to send their resumes with a cover letter to HR Department, via email HR@familyassist.org

SURVIVORS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Opening Date: 03/01/2022                                                     
Closing Date: until job is filled

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

DIRECT DUTIES

  • Must be able and willing to provide emergency hot-line counseling and suicide prevention support
  • Supervise clients/volunteers in a positive, caring manner to make sure staff work together as a cohesive group
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times regarding client and staff files and information about clients and/or staff
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor youth clientele in a professional manner, in accordance with licensing (refer to Title 22) and policies of the agency; client safety is a priority and clients must be accounted for all times
  • Facilitate groups with clients assigned by Shelter Manager
  • Answer phones, take messages/make calls: follow up, referrals, parents / guardians

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a genuine respect for and interest in youth and their families.
  • Ability to put into practice all aspects of Positive Youth Development (training will be provided) and demonstrate respect for client’s rights and safety.
  • Former Foster Youth is a plus, but must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must attend orientation
  • Ability to complete the required training and incorporate the techniques taught
  • Must be able to pass CPR and First Aid Training
  • Pass a physical and a TB Test.
  • Pass a background check, and be open and honest about any convictions
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle with a valid registration and insurance, have a good driving record, and be willing to travel between offices and units during the workday.
  • Have received at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccination at employment time. 

Family Assistance Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training, and ability work without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability.

Youth Advocate – FAM Spot

Part-Time

POSITION:  Youth Advocate – FAM SPOT

REPORTS TO:  Program Manager

LOCATION: Victorville City, CA

HOURS:  This is a full-time position. Schedule is 8 hours a day from 12pm to 8pm; Fam Spot program is open from Monday to Saturday. Working days will fluctuate based on needs of clients, evenings and weekends are required.

HOURLY RATE:     Range is $16 – $18 an hour, depending on Experience. After successfully passing probation period, benefits will include: sick and vacation time, paid holidays, plus optional employee health insurance plan.

BASIC DUTIES:       The Youth Advocate is expected to provide therapeutic support and crisis management of youth participants in the FAM Spot Drop-In Center. Duties include but not limited to: completing intake and assessment of client needs, supervising recreational activities, supervising and helping with daily upkeep of the Center and educational activities, participating in group outings, coordinating with volunteers, updating and maintaining client files.

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested candidates are encouraged to send their resumes with a cover letter to HR Department, via email HR@familyassist.org

Opening Date: 12/03/2021                                                   
Closing Date: Open until filled

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

CLIENT SERVICES

  • Establish immediate therapeutic and supportive engagement of all client participants in Fam Spot;
  • Conduct an intake and assessment of needs of each new participant entering the Center;
  • Provide case updates of client records and case management;
  • Maintain and engage youth in the cleanliness and order of FAM Spot and the outside entryway;
  • Must be able and willing to provide crisis intervention and client support;
  • Must work together and coordinate services with other staff and volunteers as a cohesive group;
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times regarding client and staff counseling, files and information;
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor youth participants in a professional and therapeutic manner while respecting and maintaining agency policies and protocols;
  • Ensure client safety and accountability at all times while participants are in the Center;
  • Facilitate groups with clients assigned by supervisor;
  • Provide weekly client participation and event activity reports;
  • Communicate with appropriate representatives from probation re: client participation and engagement;
  • Assess educational challenges of participants and provide opportunities for youth to strength their skills through tutoring and studying;
  • Assist in preparing and cook one hot meal per day for youth participants;
  • Answer phones, take messages/make calls: follow up, referrals, parents / guardians;
  • Coordinate and pick up food resources for the Center from the local food bank;
  • Candidate must have a comprehensive understanding and a therapeutic capacity to effectively engage all degrees of economic class, race and ethnicity;
  • Other tasks assigned by the Supervisor.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must attend orientation
  • Ability to complete the required training and incorporate the techniques taught
  • Must be able to pass CPR and First Aid Training
  • Pass a background check, and be open and honest about any convictions.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle with a valid registration and insurance, have a good driving record, and be willing to travel between offices and units during the workday.
  • Have received at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccination at employment time. 

Family Assistance Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training, and ability work without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability.

Youth Advocate – Victorville

POSITION:  Youth Advocate – My Place Youth Shelter   

REPORTS TO: Shelter Manager

LOCATION:  Victorville, CA

HOURS:  We are looking to fill a full-time and a part-time shelter advocate position. Hours will fluctuate based on needs of clients, evenings, graveyards and weekends will be required.

HOURLY RATE:  Range is $16 – $18 an hour, depending on Experience.

BASIC DUTIES: The Youth Advocate is expected to provide nurturing care and management of youth in everyday living requirement. Duties include but not limited to: completing intake and discharge paperwork, supervising recreational activities, supervising and helping with daily chores, participating in group outings, coordinating with volunteers, and maintaining client files.

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested candidates are encouraged to send their resumes with a cover letter via email to HR@familyassist.org

SURVIVORS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Opening Date: 6/25/2021                                                     
Closing Date: until job is filled

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

DIRECT DUTIES

  • Must be able and willing to provide emergency hot-line counseling and suicide prevention support
  • Supervise clients/volunteers in a positive, caring manner to make sure staff work together as a cohesive group
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times regarding client and staff files and information about clients and/or staff
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor youth clientele in a professional manner, in accordance with licensing (refer to Title 22) and policies of the agency; client safety is a priority and clients must be accounted for all times
  • Facilitate groups with clients assigned by Shelter Manager
  • Answer phones, take messages/make calls: follow up, referrals, parents / guardians

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a genuine respect for and interest in youth and their families.
  • Ability to put into practice all aspects of Positive Youth Development (training will be provided) and demonstrate respect for client’s rights and safety.
  • Former Foster Youth is a plus, but must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must attend orientation
  • Ability to complete the required training and incorporate the techniques taught
  • Must be able to pass CPR and First Aid Training
  • Pass a physical and a TB Test.
  • Pass a background check, and be open and honest about any convictions
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle with a valid registration and insurance, have a good driving record, and be willing to travel between offices and units during the workday.
  • Have received at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccination at employment time. 

Family Assistance Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training, and ability work without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability.

Human Trafficking Shelter Advocate

POSITION:  Human Trafficking Shelter Advocate

REPORTS TO:  Shelter Manager

LOCATION:  San Bernardino City, CA

HOURS:  We are looking to fill a full-time and a part-time shelter advocate position. Hours will fluctuate based on needs of clients, evenings, graveyards and weekends will be required. 

HOURLY RATE: Range is $16 – $18 an hour, depending on Experience. After successfully completing 90-day probation period, benefits will include: sick and vacation time, paid holidays, plus optional employee health insurance plan.

BASIC DUTIES:  Open Door’s Safe House offers the opportunity to work for an organization that is dedicated to providing emergency support services to victims of Human Trafficking. The role of shelter advocate will oversee the safety and security of all Safe House participants. The individual in this position will also be accountable for: 1.) Answering and screening of hotline calls. 2.) Providing resources, referrals and crisis intervention. 3.) Complete intake forms for newly accepted participants. 4.) Respond to participant needs during scheduled shift

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested candidates are encouraged to send their resumes with a cover letter to HR Department, via email HR@familyassist.org

SURVIVORS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Opening Date: 6/17/2021                                                     
Closing Date: until job is filled

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

DIRECT DUTIES

  • Enforce Safe House Guidelines, Policies and Procedures
  • Conduct property searches of new intakes
  • Data input for all services rendered for each individual participant
  • Daily wellbeing check-ins with all Safe House participants
  • Transportation to participant’s essential appointments
  • Supervise volunteers as needed
  • Maintain a tidy work environment
  • Preserve confidentiality of all participant, staff and agency information
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with all participants and staff
  • Perform initial consultation and evaluation of victims of human trafficking.
  • Respond to hot line calls that come into shelter.
  • Conduct weekly/monthly case management.
  • Identify and address physical and mental health issues.
  • Identify and address other needs of clients making appropriate referrals.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

  • Input client data into data management system.
  • Complete weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Positively promote the agency in the community.
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Other assignments and duties as needed.
  • Represent the agency in a positive and professional manner at all times

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of the 40-hour Human Trafficking Advocate Training
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Pass a background check, and be open and honest about any convictions.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle with a valid registration and insurance, have a good driving record, and be willing to travel between offices and units during the workday.
  • Have received at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccination at employment time. 

Family Assistance Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training, and ability work without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability.

My Place Youth Shelter

POSITION:  Youth Advocate – My Place Youth Shelter   

REPORTS TO: Shelter Manager

LOCATION:  Victorville, CA

HOURS:  This is a Full-Time position. Hours will fluctuate based on needs of clients, some evenings and weekends will be required

HOURLY RATE:  Range is $16 – $18 an hour, depending on Experience. After successfully passing probation period, benefits will include: sick and vacation time, paid holidays, plus optional employee health insurance plan.

BASIC DUTIES:   The Youth Advocate is expected to provide nurturing care and management of youth in everyday living requirement. Duties include but not limited to: completing intake and discharge paperwork, supervising recreational activities, supervising and helping with daily chores, participating in group outings, coordinating with volunteers, and maintaining client files.

HOW TO APPLY:   All interested candidates are encouraged to send their resumes with a cover letter to Shelly Thomas, our Shelter Manager, via email to shelly@familyassist.org

SURVIVORS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Opening Date: 8/20/2021                                                     
Closing Date: until job is filled

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

DIRECT DUTIES

  • Must be able and willing to provide emergency hot-line counseling and suicide prevention support
  • Supervise clients/volunteers in a positive, caring manner to make sure staff work together as a cohesive group
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times regarding client and staff files and information about clients and/or staff
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor youth clientele in a professional manner, in accordance with licensing (refer to Title 22) and policies of the agency; client safety is a priority and clients must be accounted for all times
  • Facilitate groups with clients assigned by Shelter Manager
  • Answer phones, take messages/make calls: follow up, referrals, parents / guardians

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a genuine respect for and interest in youth and their families.
  • Ability to put into practice all aspects of Positive Youth Development (training will be provided) and demonstrate respect for client’s rights and safety.
  • Former Foster Youth is a plus, but must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must attend orientation
  • Ability to complete the required training and incorporate the techniques taught
  • Must be able to pass CPR and First Aid Training
  • Pass a physical and a TB Test.
  • Pass a background check, and be open and honest about any convictions
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle with a valid registration and insurance, have a good driving record, and be willing to travel between offices and units during the workday.
  • Have received at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccination at employment time. 

Family Assistance Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training, and ability work without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability.

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