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Youth Care Specialist
KVC Health Systems Olathe, KS

Youth Care Specialist

KVC Health Systems
Olathe, KS
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
KVC Kansas is looking for energetic, positive, caring professionals to join our team. If you are looking for a rewarding career and a compassionate, flexible work environment – KVC is the place for you!

We all need connection, and that’s why we exist. By providing in-home family support, therapeutic services, foster care and adoption case management, substance abuse treatment and psychiatric care, KVC touches the lives of over 60,000 children and families each year.

KVC Is seeking a Youth Care Specialist!!! ***There is a $2000 Sign on Bonus associated with this position. The sign on bonus is for External Applicants only***

Hours are 1-9 PM!!!

The YCS will provide child care and support for contract children requiring in-office and community based supervision. Hours will vary from business hours to evening, weekend and possible overnight care in the KVC office. Driving is required to provide transportation as needed for our clients; use of fleet vehicles is available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Other duties may be assigned according to qualification of staff and development of programs.

  • Set up and maintain a safe environment in the office and/or community that will support child(ren) to feel safe, cared for and nurtured
  • Organize and implement safe, developmentally appropriate activities for children that include art projects, puzzles, books, homework, etc.
  • When needed, transport children to/from placements, appointments and/or visits
  • Communicate concerns and other pertinent information to child’s assigned worker
  • Exhibit a high level of courtesy and professionalism and ensure confidentiality
  • Work as a member of a team per KVC Values
  • Serve as a mandated reporter of suspected abuse/neglect
  • Provide back-up support to Case Managers as needed

Complete and submit case activity logs when required

Minimum Requirements:


High school diploma or GED


Valid driver’s license and auto insurance


Previous experience working with children and youth with behavioral problems preferred

KVC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans; nine paid holidays and additional paid time off; 403(b) employee contribution retirement plan and profit-sharing plan; free short and long-term disability insurance coverage for employees and a tuition reimbursement option!

At KVC, you will enjoy a professional and innovative atmosphere focused on serving diverse children and families in Kansas. KVC continually searches for ways to raise the bar in child welfare and enhance the wellbeing of children and families. Our goal is not only short-term safety and permanency, but long-term, lasting success that will support children’s education, health and emotional stability throughout their lives.

Apply now and join our team today!

All applicants must be 21 years of age and pass all applicable background checks. KVC is an equal opportunity employer.


KVC Health Systems

Olathe, KS
66061 USA



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