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Youth Advocate

Company: Bay State Community Services Inc
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Bay State Community Services (BSCS) values all types of human diversity. Everyone contributes to the improvement of BSCS and the greater community. We remain committed to raising awareness and joining efforts for justice, equity, and inclusion.NEW $2,000 Sign-on BonusCOVID-19 vaccination is NOT required for those who choose not to be vaccinated - weekly testing is provided at the program at no cost.Job SummaryBe a part of a team that provides support, guidance, and resources to youth between the ages of 12 and 18. This is a small, only 9 youth who need someone to care about them and truly wants them to be successful.What You Will Be Doing to Make a Difference Connecting with and supervising 9 youths in a small home-like environmentProviding support and encouragement to youthPlanning and participating in activities such as hiking, field trips, and shoppingActing as a positive role model to support youths' wellbeingWhy is this job for you? Use your compassion and caring to help youth Begin your career and learn from others Full time with benefits Small program that you can make a difference Great team and training Opportunity for advancementNever worked in residential services? Don't have experience? That's OK!We offer an Extensive Training Program!Two-Week Orientation, Training, and ShadowingWeekly Group SupervisionWeekly Individual SupervisionDaily Mentoring and SupportImmediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU TrainingsOpportunities for Certification in Evidence-Based PracticesImportant Health and Wellness BenefitsWe recognize the hard work and dedication of our staff and have developed a comprehensive benefit package to support you and your family.Benefits begin on your first day of employment Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance Eye-Med Vision Benefits Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account Employee Assistance Program Paid Parental LeaveGenerous Paid Time Off 35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays - includes Juneteenth and 8 Sick Days)Additional Benefits Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment) Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master's Degree Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness Mileage ReimbursementExtensive Training Program Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU's for obtaining/retaining license - LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW) Supervision for Licensure and Specializations Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings Opportunities for Certification in Evidence-Based PracticesWho We Are Bay State Community Services is a safety net agency committed to providing comprehensive services to the youth and families throughout our communities. With 80 programs in 17 locations, we offer a continuum of prevention, clinical, residential, community based, and peer recovery supports by a group of compassionate and committed professionals who truly make a difference.Requirements:The desire to work with youthAcceptable CORI, SORI and DEEC background record check including fingerprintingValid MA driver's license with acceptable driving recordAdditional Experience Welcomed Experience working with youth Education: Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Child Development, or Teaching Residential ExperienceBay State Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from bias, discrimination, or harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Bay State Community Services Inc, Plymouth , Youth Advocate, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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