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Overnight Youth Counselor

Boys Town Omaha, NE
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Job Title: Overnight Youth Counselor

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Job Summary:
In a career as a OvernightYouth Counselor (also known as an Overnight Program Staff), you have the ability to change a childs life. Youth come to the Intervention & Assessment Program for a variety of reasons family issues, abuse, neglect, abandonment, and involvement in the juvenile justice system to name a few. You will ensure the safety all youth and provide a safe environment during the overnight hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides a safe environment through effective monitoring of the youth and the physical property during overnight hours.
  • Works with administration in coordinating, prioritizing, and completing duties and consistently adheres to the Youth Rights.
  • Maintains a communications network and harmonious working relationship with program staff.
  • Documents objective observations of overnight youth activity; records, updates and enters significant information and incidents in required format.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel immediately in the incident of a safety issue or a behavioral incident by one of the children in care.
  • Monitors youth constantly by remaining awake and alert, and circulating between various locations.
  • Attends to youth medical and physical conditions through monitoring and notifying appropriate staff when necessary.
  • Attends staff meetings and training sessions outside of scheduled working hours.
  • Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport youth as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; post-secondary education is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with at risk children is preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and available to work flexible hours.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
  • Ability to work 3-4 overnight shifts per week, including weekends and holidays if needed

About the Village of Boys Town:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, were poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.

Schedule: Part Time

Date Posted:March 14, 2019

Job ID: 13187

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 March 15, 2019
Date Closes April 14, 2019
Requisition 13187
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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