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Overnight Program Staff - Youth Care

Boys Town & Boys Town National Research Hospital Portsmouth, RI
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Monitors youth to provide a safe environment overnight.

Starting Wage: $19-20/hour

Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities available.


Provides a safe environment through effective monitoring of the youth and the physical property during overnight hours.

  • Works collaboratively 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.

  • Carries out assigned tasks, within the scope of training and abilities as directed by the supervisor.

  • 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.

  • Recognizes and prompts youth on appropriate behaviors and skills.

  • Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport youth as needed.


  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.

  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality and to build and sustain successful, professional relationships.

  • Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.

  • Strong knowledge of Boys Town Model.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum of 21 years of age required.

  • Available to work flexible hours required.

  • Must possess a valid drivers' license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.


  • Post-secondary education is preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Townit is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

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 Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. A unique feature for employees and their dependents enrolled in medical benefits are reduced to no cost visits for services performed by a Boys Town provider at a Boys Town location. Additional costs savings for the employee and their dependents are found in our pharmacy benefits with low to zero-dollar co-pays on certain maintenance drugs. Boys Town takes your mental health seriously with no cost mental health visits to an in-network provider. We help our employees prepare for retirement with a generous match on their 401K or 401K Roth account. Additional benefits include 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.

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 July 13, 2024
Date Closes August 12, 2024
Requisition REQ-2023-398
Located In Portsmouth, RI
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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