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Asst Family Teacher / Youth Counselor

Boys Town Oviedo, FL

Job Description


CLOSING DATE: posted through September 24, 2017 or until filled

Are you passionate about shaping the future of Americas Youth? Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.

The Assistant Family-Teacher in a Female Home -provides direct care for 6-8 at-risk youth in a safe and caring family home living environment. This position guides and teaches youth on appropriate skills and behaviors and provides youth with moral, spiritual and educational development needed for future success to include social, academic, independent living skills and building relationships. Provide feedback to the youth around day-to-day functions such as: personal hygiene, following instructions, getting along with peers using a behavioral based program that centers on a motivation (point) system. Many of the children have suffered the trauma of abuse, neglect and abandonment, and have been removed from their homes. Often, they have serious emotional and behavioral problems.

SCHEDULE: Evening hours 3pm-11pm and requires staying overnights in the home one (Friday through Sunday) or two (Fri/Sat one weekend and Sat/Sun one weekend) weekends each month.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college credits preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
  • Must have the ability and desire to work and live with youth.
  • Must have the willingness to work as a flexible teammate and work varied hours in order to assist the Family Teaching Couple with youth and home activities.
  • Proven record of sound judgment and ability to work with children in a mature and responsible manner.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychological, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the youth being serviced in his/her assigned service area.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Job Details

Date Posted October 13, 2017
Date Closes November 12, 2017
Requisition 11083
Located In Oviedo, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00