Bilingual Administrator On Duty

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

About the organization

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth was founded in 1886 with a focus of healing and strengthening children in a family setting. Today, our mission continues:

to strengthen children and families so they can live safely, independently, and productively within their home communities.

Duties

Oversees campus staffing including directing and assigning work and ensuring ratios are met.
Ensures effective quality of care is provided including promoting and implementing a healthy well-being by ensuring clean, safe environment; ensures unit is kept in accordance with standards required by regulatory agencies.
Monitors campus for safety and security including but not limited to staff and building checks, hourly checks within each living unit, and addresses any security breaches.  Documents and reports breaches and response taken. Monitors and assesses youth transitions including to cottage, school and dining hall.
Identifies and communicates areas of risk including but not limited to transition of youth, ratios, restraints, safety plans and injuries.  Consults with management regarding risk reporting protocols, safety planning, follow up plans, and reducing future risk and program outcomes data. 
Assists with coordinating and conducting searches for out of program youth. 
Responds to any medical concerns for youth on campus; verifies medication and treatment plan with appropriate personnel.
Partners with transportation staff to coordinate and/or provide transportation for off campus trips and appointments as needed. 
Provides on-call administrative oversight.
Processing intakes during non-traditional work hours.

Qualifications

Minimum Associates degree required.  Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience working with high risk youth in residential treatment setting.
Ability to converse in Spanish and English 
Supervisory experience preferred.
Must have a current, valid driver’s license per Agency guidelines. Travel required. 
Ability to work with an economically and culturally diverse population.

Application instructions

Before responding to this announcement, please review the Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of all positions posted to this jobs board. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.


Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job