Youth Shelter Program of Westchester Mt Vernon, NY, United States
Job Type: Part Time
The Youth Shelter Program of Westchester operates the County's only community-based residential alternative to incarceration for youth offenders who are facing charges in the county's adult criminal justice system.
We provide educational, clinical (group, family and individual) services and vocational resources, as well as a robust cultural enhancement program. We offer intensive re-entry and aftercare services tailored for each young person as well as family support.
Seeking experienced residential counselors for community-based program for at-risk youth in Lower Westchester County area. Our pre-adjudication program offers rehabilitation and re-entry opportunities to young men who have been charged with offenses in Westchester County courts. Our youth are court-referred and thus highly motivated to succeed. Counselors should consider themselves role models in word and deed. We offer a highly structured environment which promotes principles of positive youth development and community justice. We operate an alternative educational and a vocational training program. Emphasis is placed on character-building and social development.
Successful candidates will have some experience working in residential environments, an ability to work effectively with at-risk youth and a commitment to our mission and vision.
We seek motivated individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our youth.
Weekend availability is required. Counselors work alternate weekends and some evenings.
Valid NYS Driver License is Required
TCI Training Preferred
- Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
- TCI Training preferred.
- Valid NYS Driver's License.
- Central Statewide Registry Clearance is required.
Male applicants only at this time