Youth Villages

Youth Villages PRN Community Based Paraprofessional

Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States

Company: Youth Villages

Category: Community and Social Service Occupations

Published on 2021-10-21 19:13:10

Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Transports and supervises youth and families. Conducts and interacts in supervised visits. Provides other support to direct-line staff as needed.

Essential Functions and Duties

Will be responsible for coordinating transports and supervised visits.

Will maintain all appropriate contract-required documentation required for the transportation and the supervised visit.

Will provide all required daily/weekly reports to the referral source and the Youth Villages supervisor.

Maintain professional communication with referral sources.

Must maintain a driver’s license and the required amount of car insurance at all times.

Will maintain ongoing assessment as outlined by the referral source and Youth Villages.

Will teach and demonstrate parenting skills.

Will engage in required trainings to learn and maintain skills.

Will be responsible for other support duties, as needed, as outlined by the Team Leader.

Qualifications

Education

High school degree.

Experience preferred but not required

Physical Demands

Frequently remains in stationary position for periods of time.

Regularly needs to move throughout office to access file cabinets and office machinery.

Constantly operates a computer and other office machinery such as calculator, copy machines, and printer.

Frequently moves, ascend/descend, and traverse.

Constantly must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, and exchange information with clients and families regarding their therapy and care.

Frequently needs to be able to recognize, judge, and observe clients as well as client homes in regards to behavior and safety of surroundings.

Person must be able to drive throughout coverage region by:

Sit for long periods of time.

Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.

Determine the distance between objects.

See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.

React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet.

Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place.

Adjust body movements or equipment controls to keep pace with speed changes of moving objects.

Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them.

Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

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