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Youth Advocate Full time

Mt Clemens, MI | Full Time
16 Days Ago

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Transitional Living Program- Family Youth Interventions Youth Advocate Macomb County a program of Comprehensive Youth Services, Inc.

Position Description: Work with clients, ages 16-20, in an 18 month residential program. Also working
with youth in the community that need services. Assist residents with daily routine including hygiene
and self-care issues, planning personal schedules and leisure time, teaching daily living skills and
providing transportation when necessary. Help facilitate resident house meetings. Participate in weekly
meetings with residents conducting their service plans, obtaining their documents, assisting with
education plans. HMIS data entry. Assist in observing all health, fire and safety regulations as well as
assuring all resident medical and safety needs are met.

Hours: 40 hours a week. Advocate will be required to work a mix of day/evening hours, as well as
midnight shifts, weekend shifts and some holiday hours when needed. Schedule is determined by
current residents and monthly schedule. We are open 365 days a year and never close.

Pay: Salary is compensatory upon education and experience. Medical and Dental benefits after 90
days. 15 leave days a year after 90 days and 10 Vacation days a year awarded after 6 months. The
company also reimburses work related travel mileage and provides a 10% match into employees 403b
retirement account.
Training: Advocate must complete at least 50 hours of paid training required by state licensing as well
as additional hours of training required by Family Youth Interventions/Transitional Living Program.
Position Requirements: Staff must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in working with adolescents,
Bachelor’s Degree preferred in a human services field. Experience in residential programs is preferred.
Individuals must have a negative TB test result and have 3 satisfactory professional reference checks.
Must pass criminal and child abuse/neglect background checks and possess a valid Michigan driver’s
Candidates need to be mature, patient and good at working as a member of a team. Individuals need to
be good at multi-tasking, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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