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Youth Worker

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Racine
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.JOB SUMMARY:The Youth Worker provides educational services to at-risk youth enrolled in the Turning Point Academy (TPA) and to adjudicated youth who are returning to the community from juvenile corrections, the ACE Program, and other out-of-home placements. Services provide a wraparound approach that focus on assisting youth academically and behaviorally through therapeutic intervention services, behavior and academic prevention and intervention programs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Interview and evaluate client and parents to complete the intake process.
  • Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for clients in emergency and crisis situations.
  • Facilitate and organize structured group sessions and activities for clients and families for all related treatment issues.
  • Attend all scheduled staffings and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Maintain a minimum of two contacts monthly with client's parent(s)/guardian(s) to discuss client progress.
  • Maintain open communication regarding client progress with Racine Human Services Department and Racine Unified School Disctrict
  • Safely transport clients as needed.LOCATION & HOURS: Office is based in Racine, WI. Position is part-time, about 20 hours per week. Schedule will vary Monday-Friday between 8:00am-4:00pm with occasional evenings.WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?
    • Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!
    • Flexible hours and great work-life balance
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Work culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staff
    • Opportunities for advancement and professional development
    • Competitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short term disability; 401k and profit sharing; and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no premium!SALARY: $18.00 per hourRequirements:
      • Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance.
      • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related is preferred.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: part-time, PT, youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, impact, continuing education, development, case management, case worker, case manager, community services, community resources, wraparound, parent support, family support, youth support, youth worker, corrections, juvenile, youth justicePI214959733

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Racine , Youth Worker, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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