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Youth Program Specialist II- Geneva YRTC

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Geneva, NE

Job Description

What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. The Youth Rehabilitations and Treatment Center located in Geneva, NE is looking for a Youth Program Specialist with strong communication, problem solving, and analytical skills. As a Youth Program Specialist, you will work with other professionals in providing recovery treatment, life skills training, and support services to adolescent females. If you possess these qualities and you are seeking to make a difference in the lives of others, don't wait any longer. Join #TeamDHHS today!

Hours:  2:30 pm to 10:30 pm, work includes weekends and holidays, set days off.

Description of Role:  As a Youth Program Specialist II, you will supervise youth in daily activities including school, recreation, and vocational assignments; observe and document behavior, respond to crisis situations, and serve as a role model to youth in recovery. May be required to transport youth. Work will include physical stamina/strength, standing, walking and occasional lifting and the ability to intervene if needed.

Requirements:  Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent and valid drivers' license. Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug-screen, physical, and criminal background check.

Prefer:  Coursework or training in: social work, criminal justice, counseling and guidance, human development and the family, psychology, mental health care, education, social/behavioral sciences, human services or related area; OR Experience in child or youth care, teaching, foster care, delinquency prevention, juvenile court systems, community work related to children and youth, behavioral health systems, patient care, nursing or other areas involving contact or intervention with youth or families.

*The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska  Veterans Preference Laws

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Job Details

Date Posted September 29, 2017
Date Closes October 29, 2017
Address 855 North 1st
Located In Geneva, NE
Work At Youth Rehabilitation Treatment Center
Department Helath and Human Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $14.90
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
2:30pm-10:30pm, set days off
Hours 40 hours per week; 2:30pm - 10:30pm
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 5
SOC Category 33-9099.00 Protective Service Workers, All Other
Zipcode 68361
Name Randy Coil
Address Health and Human Services
Phone 402-460-3148

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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