Briarpatch Youth Services has an exciting job opportunity for a skilled professional.
The agency is a dynamic non-profit community organization that has served Dane County since 1971.
Briarpatch provides shelter, counseling, support, outreach, employment, and supervision services to more than 3,000 runaway, homeless, at-risk, and court-involved youth annually.

Job Title:
Youth Shelter Director / Clinical Supervisor

Description:
The individual in this position is responsible for oversight of temporary shelter services provided to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth and ensures that services are delivered in accordance with state licensing regulations and program standards established by the agency. Additionally, this position provides clinical oversight for agency interns and counselors for both family and individual counseling services.

Qualifications:
• Dedication to working with homeless and at-risk youth and families. Possess a working understanding of Trauma Informed Care, Positive Youth Development and Harm Reduction, in addition to Dane County's current state of racial disparities.
• Requires a Master’s Degree in Human Service field from an accredited college or university, ability to gain licensure as an LMFT, LPC, LCSW or equivalent in Wisconsin and a minimum of two (2) years of post-masters full-time experience in a youth development setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provides direct supervision of Youth Shelter staff, including hiring, termination, and completion of employee performance evaluations.
• Directs and coordinates provision of Shelter residents and outpatient services as related to Shelter clients and ensures that Shelter clients receive quality services in a timely and professional manner. Provides direct services to Shelter clients.
• Coordinates the collection of information necessary to make accurate and timely reports to funding and/or regulatory agencies and completes/submits these reports in a timely manner.
• Ensures that Shelter staff and student interns receive adequate training prior to assuming the duties/responsibilities associated with their position.
• Provides direct supervision and ensures that BYS student interns receive regular/ongoing feedback regarding their performance in conjunction with other Clinical Supervisors.
• Ensures program compliance with client documentation/reporting standards and with agency policies/procedures.
• Participates in counseling sessions –individual, family and couple’s sessions to meet client needs as well as training needs of interns.
• Maintains the on-call counselor schedule and participates in the on-call rotation.

Hours:
This is a 40/hour a week position that requires a flexible schedule.
The Youth Shelter is a 24/7/365 program - All staff must have some availability to work evening and weekend shifts as deemed necessary by the needs of the program.

Transportation:
All staff must have a valid driver's license in good standing with insurance. Transporting clients is a requirement of this position

Compensation Package:
Starting pay is $21.00 per hour but may be adjusted upward dependent on professional experience, licensure, bi-lingual ability and education level.
Benefits include: health, dental, life, & disability insurance; paid holidays; SEP/403B plan; flex spending account; mileage reimbursement; and generous paid time off.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter
by 2.21.2018 to:
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Robin Sereno, Associate Program Director
2720 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713-3337
Or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
No calls or recruiters please.
Briarpatch Youth Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

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Briarpatch Youth Services has an exciting job opportunity for a skilled professional. The agency is a dynamic non-profit community organization that has served Dane County since 1971. Briarpatch provides a broad array of services to more than 3,000 runaway, homeless, at-risk, and court-involved youth annually.

Job Title:
LGBTQ+ Youth Group Facilitator

Description:
Facilitator for Teens Like Us, a youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) teens. Individuals in this position provide direct services to youth in a group setting

Qualifications:
• Requires participants to be enrolled in an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree program in a human services or a related field from an accredited college or university or at least two (2) years of full-time experience working in a youth development setting.
• Prior experience working with vulnerable youth and knowledge of positive youth development and trauma informed care required.
• Candidates should have previous youth group facilitation experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Plans and facilitate groups for youth that provide support, education and build upon the youths' skills and coping mechanisms.
• Organizes and supervises community presentations and special events for youth.
• Recruits youth for group-based services and screens youth to ensure they are appropriate for participation in these services.
• Maintains a database for clients receiving youth group services and documents the provision of services including groups, presentations, special events, and/or case managements services.
• Collects data regarding services provided as requested by supervisory and/or leadership staff.
• Distributes client satisfactions surveys and collects completed surveys from clients.
• Assists with training and supervision of volunteers and/or field students as requested.
• Monitors and updates the agency’s social networking sites.
• Performs other reasonable and related duties as assigned

Hours:
Part-time; 5-15 hours per week. Evenings required; occasional weekend days for events. Group currently meets Tuesday evenings 5m-7pm.

Transportation:
All staff are required to have a valid driver's license in good standing with auto insurance. Transporting clients is a requirement of this position.

Compensation Package:
Starting pay is $15 per hour
This is a non-benefitted position.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter

by 2.21.2018 at 4:00pm to:
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Robin Sereno
2720 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713-3337
Or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
No calls or recruiters please.
Briarpatch Youth Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Briarpatch Youth Services has an exciting job opportunity for a skilled professional. The agency is a dynamic non-profit community organization that has served Dane County since 1971. Briarpatch provides shelter, counseling, support, outreach, employment, and supervision services to more than 3,000 runaway, homeless, at-risk, and court-involved youth annually.

Job Title:
Youth Counselor / Case Manager

Description:
This position provides services to youth clients of the Briarpatch Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY) Program. Services may also be provided to family members and youth not staying on site.

Qualifications:
 Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in human services or a related field from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience working in a human services or youth development setting.
 Applicants should possess a working understanding of Trauma Informed Care, Positive Youth Development and Harm Reduction.

Duties & Responsibilities:
 Provides intake assessment, counseling, and case management services to youth and their families.
 Oversees the daily living activities of youth staying in the shelter. This may include providing assistance and support for meal preparation, completion of daily chores, laundry and similar household responsibilities.
 Establishes and maintains client files; documents client contacts and completes case related documentation in accordance with RHY Program and agency standards.
 Provides assistance and support to volunteers, interns and other RHY staff.
 Maintains a working knowledge of RHY Program and agency policies and procedures.
 Participates in RHY Program on-call staff rotation.
 Answers the RHY Program help-line as necessary.
 Performs other reasonable and related duties as assigned.

Hours:
Full-time positions are 40 hours per week and are typically scheduled between the hours of 9am-9pm Monday through Friday. Part-time positions are scheduled up to 29 hours per week and cover mostly evenings, overnights and weekends. Some nights and weekends required of all staff in our organization.

Transportation:
All staff are required to have a valid driver's license in good standing with auto insurance.

Compensation Package:
Starting pay is $14.50 per hour -- Additional compensation based on experience, professional licensure, bi-lingual ability and level of education. Full time positions are benefitted as listed below. Part Time positions are non-benefitted.
Benefits include: health, dental, life, & disability insurance; paid holidays; SEP/403B plan; flex spending account; mileage reimbursement; and generous paid time off.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to:
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Robin Sereno, Associate Program Director
2720 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713-3337
Or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

No calls or recruiters please.
Briarpatch Youth Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.