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Youth Care Worker

Boys Town New Orleans, LA
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Youth Care Worker teaches skills and monitors youth behavior in accordance with an individualized service plan.

*Hourly Rate Starting At $17/hr*

Schedule: On-call, Monday-Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the supervision and training of youth.
    • Assesses and monitors youth skills and progress to determine skill development needs and priorities.
    • Uses the Boys Town Model to teach and monitor behaviors and skills in accordance with individualized service plans.
    • Monitors activities and maintains a safe living and learning environment for youth.
    • Monitors, supports, and encourages academic performance and educational success.
    • Models appropriate relationships with youth and staff.
    • Attends consultation meetings, staff meetings, and shift transition meetings.
    • Assists in processing documents for youth intake and departure, updates files, and assists in the preparation of youth summaries and reports.
    • Observes and participates in mediation and planning conferences with youth and their families.
    • Attends to youth medical and physical conditions as needed.
    • Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport youth to and from school, appointments, and outings.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
    • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
    • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
    • Supports other members of the management team and their work

Skills:

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to build and sustain trust to facilitate successful, professional relationships.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development 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: 11/9/2022

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.

Date Posted November 10, 2022
Date Closes December 10, 2022
Requisition 18918
Located In New orleans, LA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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