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Employment Opportunities

Current Jobs available at Friends of Youth

Position Title

    Residential Youth Counselor - New Roads Kingsgate

Description

    Friends of Youth provides residential services and programming in a small group
    home setting for up to five unaccompanied refugee and immigrant youth at the New
    Roads Kingsgate program. We are currently hiring for a residential youth counselor
    to work in this program. Applicants who are bilingual in Spanish and English are
    preferred, although applicants with relevant experience that do not speak Spanish
    will also be considered. All applicants should have a passion for working with youth
    and young adults. Previous experience working with refugee and immigrant youth is
    highly desired.

Responsibilities

    1. Provide supervision and support in a group home setting to youth in the program.
    2. Assist in teaching life skills needed for successful transition into independent
    living.
    3. Provide academic support and tutoring for youth.
    4. Accompany youth to appointments and recreational outings when needed.
    5. Counsel residents in identifying and resolving emotional, behavioral, social and
    other challenges.
    6. Maintain resident files, complete reports and documentation as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

    1. Bachelor of Arts Degree in the social sciences area is preferred.
    2. Minimum of one year of experience working or volunteering with youth; at-risk
    youth experience preferred.
    3. Must have a valid Washington State driver's license or be able to obtain one by
    date of employment.

Hours

    Full Time

Salary

    The pay scale for full-time applicants is from $14-16/hr with full medical
    and dental benefits. Residential Youth counselors work a non-traditional schedule
    that typically requires availability to work weekends and a mix of day shift and
    swing shift hours.

Reports to

    Program Manager and Supervisor

Location

    Kirkland

Application Deadline

    Open until filled

Contact

    Send cover letter and resume to Bailee Bryant at bailee@friendsofyouth.org

Job Posting Date

    8/14/17
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