Bilingual Youth Care Professional

Devereux Behavioral Health

About the organization

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Duties

Actively assist children with their individualized plans for daily living

Ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean, compassionate and therapeutic environment

Assist with the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet children’s social, emotional, physical and personal needs

Plan and participate in community outings

Shop for necessities such as food, clothing and household items

Schedule and transport children to doctor’s appointments and other important activities

Qualifications

Be 21 years of age or older (required)

Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED

Be bilingual in English/Spanish

Have a valid driver's license

Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

Be able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays

Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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