Website Youth Services
Are you ready for an amazing opportunity to join an innovative program and make positive changes in your community?
Position Title: Youth Homelessness Resource Coordinator/ Case Manager
Who is Youth Services?
Youth Services has been a highly-respected part of the Windham County of Vermont community since 1972. Our mission: Working together to build resilience and be a catalyst for change. Youth Services is a supportive, creative, dynamic workplace.
How will I make a difference?
The Youth Housing Coordinator and Case Manager will make a difference in our community by…
-Maintaining a caseload of 12-14 clients ages 16-23 and providing services that connect youth to resources, unpaid support and empowerment, and leadership opportunities
-Coordinating the department’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Projects which provide housing access to youth ages 16-24 using a housing-first approach
-Being the expert on all things related to housing resources and services for youth experiencing homelessness in our community
-Being a vital, enthusiastic and supportive member of the Youth Development Programs team
-Noticing and working to change unjust systems in our community and state
Can I see myself here?
We have found that our staff at Youth Services succeed when they:
-Emphasize connection and relationship in their work and are able to build meaningful relationships that are rooted in empathy and mutual accountability
-Are passionate about justice and believe that everyone deserves to have their needs met
-Value collaboration that comes from working on a team
-Are tenacious problem-solvers
-Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas
-Value a strength-based service approach and deeply believe in harm reduction
-Can change priorities quickly
-Are looking for more than just a job
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes, and auto insurance.
Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage
How can I be considered for the position?
You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field or an equivalent amount of education, training, work experience, and lived experience
-Experience working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position
-Knowledge of trauma, adolescent development, and best practices in case management
-Have a very solid, bordering on expert, level of understanding of google suites
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 27th. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.
We are unable to consider applicants without a cover letter. If the resume submission platform does not allow for cover letters, please send a cover letter directly to email@example.com
Compensation: $16.75 per hour with annual cost of living increase and comprehensive benefits
Youth Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer