Consider joining the DHHS Team as a Youth Program Specialist at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva. Our employees receive excellent benefits that include health insurance, retirement, and paid leave. In addition, many of our jobs are eligible for student loan forgiveness programs.
The YRTC-Geneva is looking for individuals to work with other professionals in providing recovery treatment, life skills training, and support services to adolescent females. As a Youth Program Specialist II, you will supervise youth in daily activities including school, recreation, and vocational assignments; observe and document behavior, respond to crisis situations, and serve as a role model to youth in recovery. May be required to transport youth. Work will include physical stamina/strength, standing, walking and occasional lifting and the ability to intervene if needed.
Location: YRTC-Geneva 855 North 1st, Geneva, NE 68361
Work Schedule: 2:30 PM to 10:30 PM / 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM, rotating days and evenings; set days off
To learn more about this position, or to apply on line, go to www.statejobs.nebraska.gov
REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent and valid drivers' license. PREFERRED: Coursework/training in: social work, criminal justice, counseling and guidance, human development and the family, psychology, mental health care, education, social/behavioral sciences, human services or related area OR experience in child or youth care, teaching, foster care, delinquency prevention, juvenile court systems, community work related to children and youth, behavioral health systems, patient care, nursing or other areas involving contact or interaction with youth or families.