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Youth Outreach Counselor (20 Hours) - Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic Care

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Leominster
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Youth Outreach Counselor (20 Hours) - Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic CareUS-MA-LeominsterJob ID: 2024-9115Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: Direct CareIHBTCOverviewAt Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity, and justice for ALL. At Open Sky, you'll join over 1,300 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond. As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives. Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility and begin your career with Open Sky today! Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training OpportunitiesGenerous paid time off plan - you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications.Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan403b Retirement Plan with Employer MatchLife Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program And more! Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, or disabled Veteran status. PM24ResponsibilitiesThe Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic Care program provide services for youth with emotional challenges and/or multistressed families. The scope of services includes flexible individualized treatment, rehabilitation, supervision, and support that vary in intensity, depending on youth and family needs. The services are delivered by a core team of staff using a Wraparound Philosophy support which helps family, support members, and service providers work together to support the family or child. In addition, all services are delivered using a Trauma Informed Care approach. The Outreach Counselor will provide an average of three to four hours of direct support weekly to each assigned family. Services will be tailored to meet the unique needs of each youth and family served, providing opportunity to maximize their ability to spend time together at home and in the community. Responsibilities include: To provide advocacy and outreach services to assigned caseload of youth and their families, in individual or family's home and community To monitor Individual Treatment Plans (ITPs) for all youth and families that supports their capacity for growth and change To establish and set appropriate limits and boundaries as a practitioner in order to assure the safety and protection of the family members and maintain the helping role of the practitioner To provide support and structure to individual and families while monitoring their progress towards completion of service goals To transport individuals in a safe manner in matters related to service delivery To provide on-call emergency coverage as assignedQualificationsHigh School Diploma or equivalent. Alternative education/experience in lieu of formal education will be considered.Experience working with youth and families.Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.Reliability, willingness to learn, and being open to new opportunities.Compensation details: 18.75 Hourly WagePIc5bc1fe0397e-25660-34309975

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Leominster , Youth Outreach Counselor (20 Hours) - Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic Care, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

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