Join our team! The Bridge for Youth is a premier resource for youth and families in crisis. We provide runaway and homeless youth safe shelter, assist in the resolution and prevention of family conflicts, and reunify families wherever possible.
The Bridge for Youth is a non-profit, community-based agency that offers a dynamic and supportive working environment with creative and committed colleagues and an opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to youth and families in our community. The Bridge offers a competitive benefits package and generous PTO to full-time employees.
The Bridge is committed to promoting a culture that embraces diversity and individuality. We encourage all interested job-seekers to apply.
Affirming Diversity Statement: The Bridge for Youth is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and affirming environment for youth, family and staff. We appreciate all differences and are respectful and curious about “otherness.” Every person has a unique set of internalized assumptions and biases. The Bridge is committed to challenging those assumptions and biases which can negatively impact the lives of youth, families, staff, and the community we live in. To read more: Diversity Statement 2.17.
The Bridge for Youth is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to embracing diversity and individuality, and opposed to practices which discriminate on basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, handicap, disability, age, or nationality. We apply this policy of unbiased consideration not only to our hiring process, but also to recruitment, promotion, transfer, compensation, layoff, and termination. We are further committed to taking affirmative action to ensure our employment opportunities are accessible to individuals who meet the qualifications conducive to available positions, and we encourage all interested job-seekers to apply.
Youth & Family Advocate (full-time and on-call)
Position Overview: This position is responsible for providing direct services to youth and families that are coping with crises while operating within a framework of agency philosophy and goals. The ideal candidate will have the skills and compassion necessary for building the capacity of youth and families toward increasing their overall sense of well-being.
- Provide direct care, supervision, guidance and milieu therapy to youth.
- Develop specialized program plans for youth.
- Co-facilitate and lead group sessions with youth.
- Provide screenings for services, administer assessments and intake services, document and report abuse (when necessary), and complete required file work for youth entering the shelter program.
- Bachelor’s degree or final year of B.A. program in psychology, social work, or related human services field and/or two years of experience working with youth.
- Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record (preferred). Bi-lingual (preferred).
- Must clear a background check.
To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com