JOB SUMMARY: The Youth Services Manager is responsible for the development and operation of services oriented to youth. This includes, at a minimum, the Teen Link help line and youth suicide prevention presentations. The Manager is responsible for maintaining effective operations that produce excellent outcomes, managing the budget, assessing community needs, and building community collaborations to better address the behavioral health needs of youth. The Manager represents the Crisis Clinic in the community and conducts trainings, as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
· Master’s degree in social sciences.
· Mental Health Professional status per WAC 388-865-0238. LMHC, LMFT or LICSW credential required.
· Minimum of three years’ experience working with adolescents in an advocacy/crisis intervention capacity.
· Previous experience supervising both adolescent and adult volunteers.
· Demonstrated success in program planning, development, and implementation.
· Ability to professionally represent Crisis Clinic in the community.
· Knowledge of WA State resources available to youth.
· Ability to develop effective relationships with area school personnel, parents, community agencies serving youth, and public health, media, etc.
· Experience working on a phone line preferred.
· Ability to design and deliver training modules for and about youth, including behavioral health topics.
· Significant evening and weekend hours to be available during the times teens are available.
· Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
· Experience in using Microsoft Word for Windows and Excel.
· Washington State driver license, insurance, and access to a vehicle.
Robust benefits package includes medical, dental, voluntary insurances, and PTO
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
TO APPLY: Send cover letter with your resume to Dipti Chrastka. Your cover letter should demonstrate:
· Ability to effectively communicate and be able to work well with teens and adults.
· Ability to provide training and mentorship
· Ability to utilize reports and other information tools to monitor the progress in achieving program goals.
· Ability to multi-task and effective use of time management, organizational, conflict resolution and judgment skills.