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Youth Care Worker

Rawhide Youth Services Appleton, WI

  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

Work at Rawhide and make a difference every day.

 

We are looking for passionate, caring and hardworking individuals who feel a calling to help Rawhide transform the lives of at-risk youth. At Rawhide, you will find opportunities for personal and professional career development, a great benefit package, and the fulfillment of knowing the impact that your efforts will have on the lives of youth.

 

Rawhide would not be able to service it's incredible mission without healthy employees! Which is why we in addition to your competitive salary, medical/dental/vision plan, and competitive 401(k), we’ll shower you with perks, including:

 

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Onsite Housing
  • Meals while on duty
  • Onsite Nurse
  • Onsite Café and Coffee Shop
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Nature Trails/Waterfront Access on 700+ acres
  • PTO/VTO
  • Onsite Gym
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Development Program

 

Rawhide is seeking individuals to work and live in one of our residential living units. The Youth Development Specialist provides direct-care support in the daily functions and objectives of the Living Unit. Under the direction of the Living Unit Supervisor, the Youth Development Specialist will work with a team to create, implement and sustain a therapeutic culture that recognizes and values progress toward the treatment goals of our youth.

This position typically works a non-traditional schedule, please contact Human Resources for additional information.

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides care and therapeutic treatment of Rawhide youth within the residential programs
  • Works in conjunction with all teams involved in the development and implementation of individual treatment plans
  • Assists with day-to-day residential operations and processes including medication administration
  • Completes accurate documentation to remain in compliance with licensing requirements

 

 

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; but must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Meet one of the following qualifications
    • Have an associates or bachelor’s degree with a focus on child and youth care work or in a social or behavioral science field
    • Have at least 1 year of successful experience working in a recognized child welfare setting for the type of population served by Rawhide
    • Be certified as a child and youth care worker under the standards of the national organization of child and youth care workers association or other department-recognized certifying authority
    • Completion of Rawhide’s supervised traineeship program
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience preferred

 

Skills:

  • Exercises critical thinking, judgment and discernment
  • Ability to identify and respond to crisis situations
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
  • Physically able to meet the demands of the position, including providing therapeutic physical restraints
  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record

 

 

To learn more about our Rawhide family and benefits check out the following links!

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez1C3mFjJas&t=3s

 

https://www.rawhide.org/careers

 

It is the policy of Rawhide Youth Services, Inc. to comply with the equal opportunity policy and
standards of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health
Services and the Department of Workforce Development and all applicable state and federal
statutes and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment and service delivery.

Company Description
We are looking for passionate, caring and hardworking individuals who feel a calling to help Rawhide transform the lives of at-risk youth. At Rawhide , you will find opportunities for personal and professional career development, a great benefit package, and the fulfillment of knowing the impact that your efforts will have on the lives of youth. For more information, visit us at www.rawhide.org.

Rawhide Youth Services

Why Work Here?
Work at Rawhide and make a difference every day.

We are looking for passionate, caring and hardworking individuals who feel a calling to help Rawhide transform the lives of at-risk youth. At Rawhide , you will find opportunities for personal and professional career development, a great benefit package, and the fulfillment of knowing the impact that your efforts will have on the lives of youth. For more information, visit us at www.rawhide.org.

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