Youth Leader

Linn County

This is a part-time, on-call position. Under supervision of Youth Counselors, will be expected to oversee daily activity of the residents of the Juvenile Detention Center. Knows the County’s Customer-Centered Culture principles, the County’s Mission, Strategic Plan and Core Values and demonstrates a commitment to customer satisfaction for all customers on a regular basis. Leads groups, monitors free time involvement, and keeps daily records. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Knows the products they personally produce and the customers of each product. Listens to the “Voice of the Customer” and closes gaps between customer expectations and experience whenever possible.  


  • Three (3) years of college with an emphasis in the social sciences or a related field.
  • Must have completed an internship with a minimum of one hundred sixty (160) hours working with high risk youth or a minimum of three (3) months full-time employment working in a related field within the last five (5) years.
  • Must meet requirements and licensing regulations, including the ability to pass a drug test after offer of hire.
  • 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.
  • Must pass a County physical examination which includes a drug test after offer of employment.
  • Certifications required after hire include: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting, CPR, Mandt and Prison Rape Elimination Act.
  • Regular work attendance required.


  • Part-time, on-call position. Hours vary – no guaranteed hours.


  • $18.69/hour
COVID-19 Precautions

New hire orientation is conducted using social distancing measures and face masks. Temperatures are taken at the beginning of each day for all personnel; this includes new hires. A face mask will be provided to new hires who do not have their own. Face masks will be worn in a manner that covers both the nose and mouth. 

Application Instructions:

DEADLINE: Friday, December 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Job ID: 72170

Posted 10 days ago

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