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:

Youth Shelter Counselor

Description:

 

The Briarpatch Runaway and Homeless Youth Program is recruiting a full-time (40 hours per week) counselor to work various shifts in our shelter for runaway and homeless youth.

Qualifications:

 

 

 

·         Requires a minimum of Bachelor's degree or the equivalent of two (2) years full-time experience working or volunteering with teens. A background in education, social work, or human services is preferred.

·         Experience working in a youth shelter or group home setting is preferred along with the ability to work with youth from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·         Oversees the daily activities of youth staying in the agency’s temporary shelter facility.

·         Records documentation of client services and required paperwork in accordance with state licensing rules and agency standards.

·         Helps youth staying in the shelter with meal preparation, completion of daily chores, completion of laundry and similar household responsibilities as needed.

·         Maintains a working knowledge of shelter policies and procedures.

·         Provides brief counseling to youth staying in the shelter.

·         Supervises shelter clients during recreational outings.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Hours:

40 hours per week working primary evening (4:00p - 12:00a) shifts.  Work hours during other shifts is also required.

Transportation:

Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that allows for operation of agency-owned vehicles.

Compensation

Package:

Starting pay is $32,240 annually.

Benefits include: health, dental, life, & disability insurance; paid holidays; and generous paid time off.

 
To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on January 28, 2019 to
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Taylor Rozman
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.
 
 
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:

Youth Employment Counselor - Part Time

Description:

 

 

The Briarpatch Youth Job Center (YJC) is seeking candidates for a part-time Youth

Employment Counselor. This year-round position provides support for our Support for Success program, working with youth facing emotional and behavioral challenges to employment.

Qualifications:

 

 

 

 

       Requires a Bachelor's degree or the equivalent of two (2) years full-time experience working with teens. Background in education, social work, or human services preferred.

       Experience working with youth of color, youth from low-income families, and youth with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

       Experience facilitating youth groups and training/education.

Duties &

Responsibilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Develop and implement program curricula focusing on life, social, and job skills development.

       Support clients in securing subsidized/unsubsidized employment opportunities.

       Build and maintain positive and supportive relationships with clients, community partners, and employers.

       Maintain required records for all client work in a timely manner.

       Develop youth employment and career development opportunities in the private and non-profit sectors throughout Dane County.

       Other job duties as assigned.

 

Hours:

16 hours per week with required evening hours.

Transportation:

Must have reliable transportation and auto insurance.

Compensation  Package:

Starting pay is $15.50 per hour.

This is a non-benefitted position. 

 

 

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter  by 1/25/2019 to:
Briarpatch Youth Services
Attn: Karl E. Johnson
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.