Group Home Worker Per Diem-Gloversville

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
Job Description
As a Group Home Worker, you will be responsible for assisting the team to create a therapeutic and nurturing home environment for youth within the group home. The goal of the position is to maintain a safe, secure atmosphere conducive to the youth’s positive growth and change. This includes teaching daily and independent living skills, mentoring and promoting community integration.

 


Requirements

How Can You Help

  • Ability to plan and engage youth in activities
  • Ability to form therapeutic relationships with youth and families
  • Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population
  • General knowledge of group dynamics preferred
  • Flexible availability required including night and weekend hours; work up to 19 hours per week

Essential Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree in Human Services preferred
  • At least one year of experience working with at risk youth preffered
  • Ability to become and maintain TCI, First Aid/CPR certification required
  • Valid driver’s license required
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