Youth Care Specialist (Live-In) MTVN

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Job Detail

  • Job Function Others
  • Qualifications GED
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Job Specific Benefits
    • Vacation time, sick time, and holidays are built-in to the regular days off every other week. After 5 years of employment, the employee earns 7 vacation days annually. After 10 years of employment, 14 days are earned annually.
    • MCCA Certifications: at six, twelve and eighteen-month intervals, 3 levels of certification (Basic, Senior, Master) can be earned by meeting specific training and work experience requirements. A pay increase of $320/semi-annually can be earned for each level obtained.
    • Training/Staff Development Opportunities at no cost to employee.
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Christian workplace atmosphere in a ministry setting

Job Description

This position comes with a sign-on bonus of $1,000!

This position ensures care for the emotional, physical and spiritual well being of clients entrusted to the care of MBCH Children and Family Ministries.

Typically working in teams of two (exceptions-night staff, TLP), Residential Specialists provide for clients’ needs, encouraging them, and imparting coping and life skills all from a trauma-informed perspective.

Our Residential Specialists work alternating weeks (7 days on / 7 days off) in a structured environment which they help to create by modeling Christian values.

# Youth Specialist, Youth Care Specialist, Youth Development Specialist, Child welfare services, Human Services, care giver, social services, community services, social worker, house parent, houseparent, mentor, non profit, non-profit, non for profit, ministry

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Client Supervision
  • Communication & Collaboration with team members and others
  • Ensure client health & welfare needs are provided for & addressed: manage medical appointments, medications, health concerns, dietary/nutrition
  • Ensure client educational & life skills needs are provided for & addressed: helping and guiding with school, job, spending and budgeting money
  • Ensure client spiritual needs are provided for & addressed: lead daily devotions, prayer, attend chapel services, etc.
  • Administration functions: Documentation, reports, logs, meetings, etc.

Note: The live-in Residential Specialist schedule (7 days on / 7 days off) can work well for those who do not live in the immediate area since the commute would be only once per week.

We offer wages and benefits that create a Robust Total Rewards package

Insurance coverage in the following areas begins on the first day of employment:
  • Life Insurance (equaling 3X the annual salary)
  • Medical/Health Insurance (for Employee only-$25.00 per month.)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
After the six-month assessment period the following benefits begin:
  • Employee is eligible for a ½ step merit raise (based on 6-month evaluation/performance appraisal)
  • Employee begins accruing sick time (24 hours per year).
  • Employee begins retirement program. On a monthly basis, the agency will put the equivalent of 10% of the employee’s monthly salary into the retirement account. (The 10% is not taken out of the salary.) Fully vested after five years of 20% per year schedule.
Other benefits:
  • Vacation time, sick time, and holidays are built-in to the regular days off every other week. After 5 years of employment, the employee earns 7 vacation days annually. After 10 years of employment, 14 days are earned annually.
  • MCCA Certifications: at six, twelve and eighteen-month intervals, 3 levels of certification (Basic, Senior, Master) can be earned by meeting specific training and work experience requirements. A pay increase of $320/semi-annually can be earned for each level obtained.
  • Training/Staff Development Opportunities at no cost to employee.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Christian workplace atmosphere in a ministry setting

 


Eligibility Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to work live-in schedule (alternating weeks – 7 days on duty/7 days off duty)
  • Since MBCH Children and Family Ministries is a Christian faith-based agency, all staff are expected to share our Christian faith, values and ministry focus and be able to live them out as they work with our clients.

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