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Children's Skillbuilder

Company: New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Location: Lockport
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Position: * Children's Skillbuilder

Are you looking for a way to make a positive impact in the lives of youth affected by mental health? Do you want a position that allows for a change of scenery, instead of working out of an office all day? Then this position may be a great fit for you. Our Skillbuilders help teach daily living skills, provide mentorship and promote growth in young people ages 0-21. The ability to complete necessary documentation and prioritize needs of those on your caseload is a must. If you would like to be an integral part of growth and success and are free to work afternoons and evenings, please consider applying for our Children's Skillbuilder position.

New Directions is an equal opportunity employer committed to championing the principles of anti-racism, justice, and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for all positions, who will uphold our values and contribute to our mission. We aim to have a leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

*Skills and Qualifications: *

* High school diploma/equivalent plus 2 years of experience in children's mental health, addiction, foster care, or other human services related field
Bachelor's or Master's degree in social work, psychology, or in related human services.

*Pay and benefits: *

* 105 hours of paid time off your first year (full time staff), plus an additional 13 agency holidays.
* Access to life, dental and medical insurance.
* 401k with up to 3% agency matching.
* Tuition Assistance
* Student Loan Assistance
* $19.00 - $19.96/hr your first year (based on degree and experience).
* Flexible schedule, with primary service delivery hours between 3pm-8pm, M-F.
* Work from home optional for non-service related responsibilities
* Clinical Supervision is provided (individual and group)
* Mileage reimbursement
* Agency provided cell phone and laptop computer (full time staff)
* Join our company, where over 30% of our staff have been with us for 10 years or more.

We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleagues develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable human service organization to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $19.96 per hour%58047475%

Keywords: New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc., Buffalo , Children's Skillbuilder, Other , Lockport, New York

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