Family Services of NE Wisconsin

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Youth Development Specialist (Casual Part-time)

at Family Services of NE Wisconsin

Posted: 6/26/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1438168
Keywords: youth

Job Description

  • 23-Jun-2020 to 2020-08-22 (CST)
  • SELF - Green Bay
  • Green Bay, WI, USA
  • Part Time

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Family Services has an opening for a casual part-time Youth and Family Specialist within the SELF (Support, Education, Life Skills and Family) regional concept serving Brown, Door, Shawano, Kewaunee and Outagamie Counties.  This individual will provide hands-on structure and supervision, skill-based activities, life skills education, parenting education, and recreational activities to adults, families and at risk adolescents within their home, school, and community setting to reach their identified goals. The work with the SELF population requires some flexibility as there could include be a variety of hours to meet the service needs of our clients. This position can be based out of our Fox Valley or Green Bay location. 

Knowledge of family dynamics, abuse, neglect, criminality and social dysfunction is required.  Qualified candidates will embrace family support concepts and demonstrate an attitude that is accepting, non-judgmental and culturally competent.  Successful candidates will respect families of diverse socio-economic status, race ethnicity and be able to engage them in a dialogue regarding personal issues. 

This position requires the minimum of a high school diploma/GED; a Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field is preferred.  1+ years of experience working with at-risk youth is also required.  The position requires a valid driver's license and personal vehicle.  Bilingual skills a plus!