Return House: Residential Support Staff – Second Shift (Barre)
Return House, a residential reentry program in Barre that serves young men ages 18-22 returning to the community from jail, is seeking enthusiastic, energetic, positive, team oriented individuals who are compassionate about youth issues and motivated by can-do, solutions-based attitudes to supervise residents. Return House is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with shifts from 7:15 am – 2:45 pm; 2:30 pm – 10:00 pm & 9:45 pm – 7:30 am.
SEEKING SUPPORT STAFF FOR SECOND SHIFT (2:30 PM – 10:00 PM) WEEKENDS INCLUDED. Support Staff provides supervision of activities & guidance to residents, including detailed accounting of resident activities, and strict adherence to program policy and procedures. Support staff will assist & engage residents in facility maintenance including cleaning, shopping, menu-planning and food preparation to develop skill building wherever possible. Other duties can include facilitating activities that address basic life skills, health and fitness; community engagement through volunteerism and the promotion of positive leisure activities to support residents in becoming productive members of their community.
REQUIRED: Must be available to work weekend shifts, clean driving record & reliable transportation. Minimum of High School Diploma or GED. Good verbal & written communication skills; knowledge/willingness to learn documentation & use of google applications; organizational skills & attention to detail as well as the ability to maintain professional boundaries . Experience working with youth ages 18-22 is a plus.
DESIRED QUALITIES: enthusiastic, energetic, positive, team oriented professional who is compassionate about youth issues & motivated by a can-do, solutions-based attitude.
$12 per hour; vacation and sick time are accrued after probation period.
Background check required
Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys & Girls Club is an EOE
Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: Mary Anne Owen-Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Vermont Youth Development Program: Youth Engagement Coordinator (Montpelier)
The VT Youth Development Program seeks a full-time Youth Engagement Coordinator to support statewide leadership opportunities for teens and young adults with experience in DCF care (i.e. foster care). The Youth Engagement Coordinator is responsible for creating, facilitating, and supporting events and activities that empower emerging youth leaders and help elevate the voices of all youth working within the program. Examples of these activities include the FORWARD youth advisory board, YDP Connections mentoring program, the annual Turning Dreams into Plans youth conference, and various youth-run trainings.
This position is based in Montpelier, VT. The ideal candidate will be creative, approachable, organized, and excited about joining an organization committed to authentic youth engagement and improving youth work throughout the State of Vermont. Click here for more information and to apply.