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Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).
- Check on the residents in set intervals to ensure that they are safe and doing what they are supposed to be doing.
- A lot of our residents have trouble at night and a Night Monitor plays an important role in the child's life by being there to talk with them about things at night.
- The shifts run from either 10:30pm to 6:30am or 11pm to 7:00am five nights a week. Shifts may vary based on needs.
The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training. Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation. Applicants must have valid driver’s license.
A High School Diploma or GED is requiredExperience working with at-risk youth is preferredExperience working with youth is requiredExcellent written, verbal, and oral skillsAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible schedule
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan403 (b)2 weeks paid vacation
Paid Parental Leave12 paid sick days per year10 paid holidaysMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)