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Brattleboro Youth Homelessness Resource Coordinator and Case Manager

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Youth Services of Windham County | Brattleboro, VT
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Youth Services of Windham County


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August 3, 2020
July 13, 2020
$16 - $1616.50 per hour

Are you ready for an amazing opportunity to join an innovative program and make positive change in your community?


Position Title: Brattleboro Youth Homelessness Resource Coordinator and Case Manager


Who is Youth Services?

Youth Services has been a highly-respected part of the Windham County of Vermont community since 1972. Our mission: working together to build resilience and be a catalyst for change. Youth Services is a supportive, creative, dynamic workplace.


How will I make a difference?

The Brattleboro Youth Housing Coordinator and Case Manager will make a difference in our community by…

·        Managing the Transitional Living Program Youth Shelter by:

o  Implementing life skills and recreational activity opportunities that focus are person-centered and youth-driven

o  Facilitating weekly house meetings that prioritize non-violent communication and restorative practices when conflicts arise

·        Managing the department’s local Brattleboro HUD Homeless Youth projects which provides housing vouchers through a combination of HUD Transitional Housing to Rapid-Rehousing and Rapid-Rehousing vouchers

·        Being the expert on all things related to housing resources and services for youth experiencing homelessness in our community

·        Maintaining a caseload of 4-5 clients ages 16-23 and provide services that connect youth to resources, unpaid supports and opportunities to increase their resilience.

·        Being a vital, enthusiastic and supportive member of the Youth Development Programs team

·        Noticing and working to change unjust systems in our community and state


Can I see myself here?

We have found that our staff at Youth Services succeed when they:

·        Emphasize connection and relationship in their work and are able to build meaningful relationships that are rooted in empathy and mutual accountability

·        Value feedback

·        Think systemically

·        Are passionate about justice and believe that everyone deserves to have their needs met

·        Value collaboration that comes from working on a team

·        Are tenacious problem-solvers

·        Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas

·        Value a strength-based treatment approach and deeply believe in harm reduction

·        Can change priorities quickly

·        Are looking for more than just a job


Additional Information

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.

Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage


How can I be considered for the position?


You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:


·        Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field or an equivalent amount of education, training, work-experience and lived experience

·        Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position

·        Knowledge of adolescent development

·        Have an very solid, bordering on expert- level of understanding of google suites


To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to humanresources@youthservicesinc.org by July 13th. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

We are unable to consider applicants without a cover letter. If the resume submission platform does not allow for cover letters, please send cover letter directly to humanresources@youthservicesinc.org

Compensation: $16.50 per hour with annual cost of living increase and comprehensive benefits

Youth Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Are you ready for an amazing opportunity to join an innovative program and make positive change in your community?


Position Title: Brattleboro Youth Homelessness Resource Coordinator and Case Manager


Who is Youth Services?

Youth…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

32 Walnut Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301

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