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OOportunidad de empleo

Youth Specialist II and III (Non-Secure Placement)

Oportunidad de empleo

Oportunidad de empleo publicado por: Episcopal Social Services of NY

Publicado el: 04/08/2014

Descripción de la oportunidad de empleo

About Episcopal Social Services (ESS):

For almost 200 years, Episcopal Social Services (ESS), accredited by the Council on Accreditation, has helped meet the pressing needs of the vast numbers New York City's disadvantaged. ESS has remained flexible in responding to the changing needs of the disadvantaged with an unchanging mission to help children, families and other individuals become independent and self‐sufficient, and to make the most of their opportunities and potential. Today ESS, through its multi‐site programs and services, meaningfully touches over 5,000 lives every year throughout all of New York City, with an emphasis on the South Bronx and Manhattan. ESS's non-sectarian work focuses on strengthening children, families and adults through programs in foster care and adoption, early childhood education, after‐school initiatives, and group homes for developmentally disabled adults.

Job Summary:

ESS is currently seeking Youth Specialist II/III candidates for our Adolescents Residential Care Department, to work in one of our Non-Secure Placement Facilities in the Bronx. Under the supervision of the Site Director and Shift Management, and with the support of fellow staff and Case Planners, the Youth Specialist will Work directly with 11-12 juvenile offenders between the ages of 11-17, whom are serving their sentence in our Bronx group homes. Youth Specialist III will be primarily responsible for building healthy relationships with each resident and providing adequate care, safety, custody, control and counseling with the aim of allowing the youth to leave the house and become a productive member of society.


  • Managing residents' behavior utilizing the principles of the "Missouri Model" with the end goal teaching the youth to make positive and lasting changes in their behaviors
  • Driving the youth to daily appointments and returning them to the facility upon completion (school, medical appointments, family visitations, etc.)
  • Maintaining the safety and security of all residents and upholding the rules and principles of the home.
  • Documenting and logging all internal activities of the facilities


  • Associates Degree or at least 60+ college credits toward a degree/Bachelor's required for Youth Specialist III
  • Valid NYS Driver's License with a clean driving record, and willingness to drive the youth around in a van
  • Prior experience with group home population preferred

It is the policy of ESS that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual's perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Cómo solicitar el puesto

Interested, qualified candidates may apply by clicking the link below:


305 7th Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10001, US