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Youth Care Worker 3PM-11PM

Youth Development Institute Phoenix, AZ

  • Expired: December 26, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

ABOUT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTEYDI is a 24/7/365 private not-for-profit agency that provides behavioral health treatment services for youth and their families. We operate group homes and a secure Residential Treatment Center for high risk youth with complex emotional and behavioral problems.YDI provides intensive and specialized treatment for youth referred by the Arizona Juvenile Courts, Child Protective Services, Regional or Tribal Behavioral Health Authorities or by other state child placement agencies for emotional problems and /or serious behavior disorders. YDI has been a provider of residential treatment services since 1997 and is located on a nine acre campus in Central Phoenix.YOUTH CARE WORKER DESCRIPTIONYouth Care Workers (YCWs) provide direct supervision, behavior management and strategic treatment interventions for youth in residence.

At YDI, YCWs are trained and supported to build helping relationships with troubled youth in a therapeutic community. YCWs are an... integral part of a treatment team that includes therapists, psychiatrists, nurses, teachers and administrators, all of whom share a single vision of YDI as a place of healing and hope.

Youth Care Workers must meet the minimum state licensing requirement for Behavioral Health Technicians by having a bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and behavioral health experience.Applicants must also be able to complete Criminal History Self-disclosure Affidavits and obtain an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card, which involves a state and federal criminal background check.* Education and/or Previous Experience - minimum education. required: HS + 2 YEARS RELATED EXPERIENCE Preference given to AA and Bachelors Degrees and/or Education plus experience Experience in Behavioral Health Care with youth. Licensing requires staff to be at least 21 years of age.

Must be able to obtain fingerprint clearance card Valid AZ Driver license. Bi-lingual a plus Guaranteed Overtime Excellent Health Benefits 403B Matching Contribution Benefits Meals Paid for During Shift Pay based on experience, education, or shiftBACKGROUND CHECKALL EMPLOYEES MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A LEVEL 1 FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE CARD THROUGH THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY (DPS), WHICH INVOLVES A STATE AND FEDERAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.*All positions at Youth Development Institute are safety sensitive positions as defined in ARS 23-439. Therefore, the company prohibits the use, sale, manufacture, distribution or possession of alcohol, drugs, controlled substances, medical marijuana, or drug paraphernalia on any and all segments of the company premises, company owned vehicles, or personal vehicles used for company business or parked on company property.

YDI is a drug-free zone with zero tolerance for violators. Candidates must attend the 2 weeks (10 days) of paid training.BENEFITSWe have a great benefit package including: Medical Insurance - partial company paid Dental insurance-company paid Life insurance - company paid Retirement plan with company match Vacation & Sick Time Employee assistance program Paid holidays Referral bonus Paid training Additional voluntary benefits available: vision care; short-term disability; pet care plan We promote from within!Job Type: Full-timePay: $35,000.00 - $39,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Flexible schedule Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:Everyone is required to wear a mask. There is a screening for everyone regarding temperature and oxidization.

Social distancing is encouraged. Some meetings, not all, are done virtually. Surfaces are cleaned daily and fogging is done.Education: High school or equivalent (Required)License/Certification: Driver's License (Preferred) Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card (Required)This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is: De

Youth Development Institute


Phoenix, AZ



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