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Youth Counselor - Male

Linn County

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YOUTH COUNSELOR - MALE

LINN COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION & DIVERSION SERVICES

Part-time position (16 hours/week) to supervise daily activities of residents of the Juvenile Detention Center. Admits new residents, counsels, and leads group activities, keeps daily records and reports.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or a related field required; one (1) to three (3) years of experience in the care, counseling and management of delinquent adolescents within the last five (5) years. Working knowledge of the care, counseling, and management of delinquent, neglected and dependent youth in a residential setting. Must meet requirements including: a person who has a record of a criminal conviction or founded child abuse report shall not be employed, unless an evaluation concludes that the crime or founded abuse does not merit prohibition of employment; certifications required after hire are: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting, Medication Dispensing, CPR and Gentle Self Defense Training; must pass a County physical examination which includes a drug test after offer of employment; regular work attendance required.

SHIFT: 3:00 – 11:00 p.m. Saturday; and a Floater day

SALARY: $21.38/hour + $.25 shift premium

DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

APPLY AT: www.linncounty.org (Job Opportunities)

Posted 01/09/17

Job ID: 21003806
Mactive ID: 46104