Teen Services Caseworker 2nd Shift

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/26/2018

Address

Portland
Maine
United States

Description

Preble Street has a full-time 2nd shift Caseworker position available at Teen Services. Teen Services which is open 24/7 365 days a year provides services to youth ages 12-21. This position will work within the Preble Street Teen Center and the Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter and it supports youth transitioning to the overnight shelter.

  • The current schedule for this position is Sunday-Thursday, 1:30pm-10pm.
  • The primary role of this position is to provide casework services through building relationships with clients, providing program coverage, maintaining client safety, monitoring the security of both spaces, and providing crisis intervention and support.
  • In addition, the Caseworker is responsible for supporting program documentation needs, participating in programming, and coordinating services and support across all Teen Services shifts.


Benefits

This position offers competitive pay at a rate of $15.70 per hour, which annualizes to $32,656. Additionally, Preble Street’s full-time compensation package includes paid health, dental, life, and disability insurances for the employee; an employee assistance program; a 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match; and generous paid vacation, sick, and personal time benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position. Candidates must have a degree in social work, human services or a related field, or a combination of a bachelor’s degree in another field and relevant experience.


Candidates must also possess the skills and knowledge to effectively work with youth experiencing homeless toward securing safe, stable housing, as well as a commitment to the mission of Preble Street and positive regard for community members accessing homeless services.


Eligibility for employment with Teen Services also requires that staff be at least 21 years of age; undergo and pass a physical examination, which includes a test for TB; hold certification or become certified in First Aid (on-site training opportunities offered); provide proof of education (diploma or transcript); and have acceptable background check results. Teen Services staff also must attend recurrent, regularly-scheduled trainings, which are provided on-site.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

humanresources@preblestreet.org

Please email your cover letter and resume to: humanresources@preblestreet.org

 

You may also send your application materials via postal mail to: Preble Street, Human Resources, 38 Preble Street, Portland, ME 04101


Please note: Automatically-generated confirmations of receipt will be sent in response to applications sent via email. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be otherwise contacted.


Preble Street is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, military status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all of Preble Street’s hiring practices, and all terms and conditions of employment.


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