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Aftercare Specialist

Boys Town locationOmaha, NE
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Omaha, NE, United States

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Business: Boys Town

Job Summary:

In a career as an Aftercare Specialist, you play a big part in making a difference in changing a youths life. The Aftercare Specialist assists the Manager of Aftercare Services and Support to help youth in making a smooth transition from career/job experiences in high school to independent adult living with competitive employment or post-secondary education. This position will work with School and Youth Care staff to assist with youth understanding and achieving their goals. We strive to give Boys Town Kids the fulfilling lives they deserve.

Responsibilities:

Develops relationships with youth, school staff, Youth Care, institutions that offer trade certifications, community businesses, and outside agencies to achieve effective transition to the world of trades.

  • Implements the Senior Planning Process according to the program description with the goal of providing the education and support necessary for Family Home Program high school seniors to make strong, suitable post-graduation decisions.
  • Implements and maintains the Trade Life Successful Living Program with the goal of providing program youth with education, resources and supports.
  • Provides crisis support for alumni.
  • Teaches the Advanced Life Skills Curriculum.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field or High School diploma.
  • Two years of relevant youth experience.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Experience in Boys Town Model is preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record, plus the ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursement) to complete travel requirements of the job. Must pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
  • This position must be available to provide crisis response and must be available to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality; communication skills needed to relate effectively to students, Family-Teachers, faculty, administrators, business owner's and their employees.
  • Ability to build sustain successful, professional relationships.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong knowledge of Boys Town Model.
  • High level of professionalism, confidentiality, and role modeling.
  • Ability to assess child behavior problems.

About Boys Town Nebraska:

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 Towns 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.

Date Posted: October 19, 2021

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 and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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