Youth Advisor

Posting ID : B1008678119
Date Posted : 2012-05-11
Category : Nonprofit Jobs

Covenant House Pennsylvania is hiring a Youth Advisor for our 51 bed Crisis Residential Center in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Youth Advisor responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assisting in the development, implementation and evaluation of client goal plans
Conducting assessments to determine referrals to internal and external programs and services.
Implementing life skills training to prepare youth for independant living.
Overseeing client activities and all group or individual sessions.
Ensuring the safety and well being of the youth we serve.
Providing direct, supportive, individualized care utilizing case management skills

This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits, wich include medical, dental. prescription,vision, life insurance and 403B savings plan.

A degree in a human service or related field is required.. The succesful candidate must have excellent written, verbal communication and crisis management skills, a strong desire to work with at-risk adolescents, and the ability to handle physically and emotionally challenging situations. Prior casemanagement experience with adolescent males is prefered, A valid driver's license and insurable driving record is required, applicants must be able to meet State of Pennsylvania and Agency standards for working in a child care enviroment.

Send resume and cover letter by fax: 215-951-5412, or mail: CHPA, Human Resources Department, 31-43 East Armat Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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