Job: DHS Outreach Worker/Youth at Crossroads/Americorp
Part time, Salaried
Location: Salida, CO.
Chaffee County Department of Human Services, Child Welfare department, is seeking a 30 hour/week Outreach Worker/Youth @ Crossroads/AmeriCorp.
This position will primarily work with Rural Collaborative funding which is a life skills program for youth up to the age of 23. This worker will provide outreach to identify youth in our community that are in need of support. The goal of outreach work is to assist youth in becoming self-sufficient. This position is designed to focus on preventing and reducing drug and alcohol abuse as well as deterring any related behavioral concerns in youth. This Worker will be promoting healthy outlets for at-risk youth that are middle and high school ages.
This position is responsible to assist the teaching of two classes: "Project Toward No Drug Abuse, " which is education for first-time youth offenders and "Moral Reconation Therapy," to re-offenders, which engages youth in community service and organizes weekly activities for graduates. This worker will assist in supporting coordinator with life skills services.
Minimum requirements include High School diploma, 4-year college degree in a behavioral science area, years of experience working with and/or families in the social work field.
Annual salary is $34,320.00; benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription, term life, and disability insurances, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
Please contact Meredith Takacs at 719-530-2500 for more information. EOE
**Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “View Application” below for more detail on this specific job.