Youth Care Worker

Crittenton Services for Children and Families

About the organization

Located in Southern California, we are a group of social services and nonprofit professionals that truly care about cultivating resilience and hope in everything we do. For those searching for an environment that makes a difference, develops you for the next step in your career, and aligns with your values, Crittenton is the space for you. Join our team today and discover the many opportunities and benefits Crittenton has to offer.

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Duties

Establishes and maintains effective relationships with youth, demonstrates appropriate boundaries, and ensures appropriate care and supervision.

Maintains vigilant supervision of youth placed in 24/7 care.
Actively engages and encourages youth towards their treatment goals and in daily living.
Regularly transports youth to appointments, recreation activities, court, etc.
Prepares timely and accurate documentation.
Understands and retains instructions for complex tasks.
Demonstrates effective and consistent Therapeutic Crisis Intervention.

Qualifications

Compassionate caregivers wanted to supervise children and youth in a short term shelter. Experience preferred in working with youth, (parenting your own kids qualifies), coaching, mentoring, and child care. Must care about the safety and well-being of youth, and be able to provide structure, consistency, and kindness.

Bilingual (English / Spanish) and prior experience working with youth and adolescents preferred.
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted California driver’s license.
Must be able to successfully complete and maintain required certifications and training including, but not limited to, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and First Aid/CPR.

Salary

Base $16/ hr + $1.00 Bilingual + 2%AA or 5% Max BA/BS

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Employer Paid Medical, Dental & LIfe

403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with Matching Employer Contributions up to 4% after 1 Year Service

Tuition Reimbursement Assistance

Professional development & career growth opportunities throughout the agency in Foster Care, Family Preservation, Youth Shelter, "Stepping Stones" for Children aging out of Foster Care System, Outpatient Mental Health, School-Linked Mental Health and Internship Programs.

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