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Youth Counselor *3rd Shift *FT Job Openings by Family Resources in Davenport

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Family Resources Job Vacancies 2021

The latest jobs is from Family Resources in Davenport. Family Resources give away an opportunity to fill Youth Counselor *3rd Shift *FT that will be placed in Davenport. If you are interested and want to know the positions and requirements, please look the description below:

New Starting Rate of Pay$15.00/Hour with Sign-on & Retention Incentives! Are you an amazing individual who wants to help others and change lives? Of course, you are! Apply today at Family Resources and join the other amazing individuals in our Family.
Here at Family Resources, we believe in supporting successful lives to build strong communities. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for supporting our community, you will find a home at Family Resources.
Family Resources has grown to become one of the state's largest agencies devoted to child welfare & juvenile justice, mental health, and survivor services. We have clients who come from all walks of life, and so do we. We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, not just, because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our company and community stronger.
What does Family Resources have to offer you? An environment to be your amazing self while learning, growing, and developing.
Leadership that understands a healthy work/life balance.
A Trauma-Informed work environment.
Excellent full-time benefits package including; Group Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance (paid by employer)
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability (paid by employer)
Paid time off (12 to 24 days off per year),
personal time (24 hours gifted each January 1st)
12 paid holidays



ALL employees are eligible for: 401(K) with employer matching (50% up to 10%)
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program (paid by employer)
Self-Care Wellness Program (paid by employer)
Access to an on-site gym
Employee Referral Program


Access to a family of respected & passionate therapists, counselors, advocates, and teams.
Team meetings in a supportive atmosphere.


Position Details Under the supervision of the Residential Supervisor and the work guidance and direction of the Shift Lead, the Youth Counselor is responsible for assisting in the coordination of residential services and providing professional treatment and trauma-informed care to children and youth residing in the foster group care residential facility. The Youth Counselor ensures the safety and security of the children and youth at all times and assists them in the performance of regular daily activities, including bed making, personal hygiene, room cleaning, and all other chores normally expected of children and youth their ages. The Youth Counselor provides a caring, warm, consistent environment for the children through setting clear boundaries, supporting, encouraging, and giving verbal praise and acknowledgment for positive actions and decisions to help build self-esteem, age-appropriate interpersonal skills, positive thinking, problem-solving, coping skills, respect for others and self and brainstorming alternative, appropriate behaviors, etc. The Youth Counselor will complete accurate and timely documentation as required, provide direct care coverage, and participate in an on-call schedule. The Youth Counselor will participate in Foster Group Care staff on-call rotation and report for assigned on-call shifts when called upon.
Position Specifics 3rd shift 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. weekdays and weekends.
Starting pay is $15.00 per hour
40 hours per week
Full-time Benefits Offered
This position is located in Davenport, Iowa


Sign On & Retention Incentives $100.00 after the 1st 30 days of full-time employment.
$100.00 after 6 months of full-time employment.
$200.00 after 1 year of full-time employment

Must maintain continuous full-time employment with no disciplinary actions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Financial Meets or exceeds budgeted financial expectations for assigned area of responsibility.
Work with the Residential Supervisor for any purchases that need to be made.

Operations Provide consistent, individualized reinforcement to children or youths' behavior, using daily issues to teach and reinforce adaptive behaviors.
Utilize a proactive/preventive method of intercepting problems to neutralize them before they escalate.
Strategically utilize identified behavior management techniques and other de-escalation training to assist children and youth in developing appropriate behaviors.
Assist children and youth in developing insight into their behaviors so that they learn to self-identify and self-correct.
Understand the impact of children and youths' behaviors on their own actions/reactions in the workplace and utilizes team feedback to enhance the effectiveness of their interventions.
Know the population and is aware of and implements the individualized treatment plan of each client.
Provide daily living supervision and treatment intervention.
Establish a therapeutic relationship with the client based on trust and respect.
Evaluate the impact of behavioral, group treatment, and life-space interventions and provides direction/feedback.
Assure consistent, ongoing, and timely provision for basic children and youth needs.
Follow medication management guidelines and delivery.
Effectively participate in a team to review case progress and provide the best programming.
Maintain good team participation and interaction.
Maintain positive role-modeling and perform as an agent of change for the children and youth.
Develop and maintain a working knowledge of Behavior Health Intervention Services (BHIS) and Medicaid requirements and standards.
Deliver BHIS as assigned and in a manner compliant with applicable State, Federal, Accreditation, and agency standards and achieve weekly per diem. It is required that BHIS be completed during the second shift every day and on both the first and second shifts when clients are not in school. All staff is required to ensure BHIS is provided as required on scheduled shifts.
Complete TCI training and utilize appropriate de-escalation and TCI interventions as needed to support client safety, including as a last resort utilizing restraints as trained in TCI.
Complete all documentation of services in a timely manner within 72 hours of service complete daily case notes, behavior management, visual checks, etc before the end of the scheduled shift.
Provide sound judgment and demonstrate the ability to make effective decisions and implement procedures based on decisions made.
Possess patience, optimism, enthusiasm, some amount of charm, and discretion.
Provide trauma-informed services in a client-centered, strengths-based, professional manner.
Arrive consistently and on time for assigned shifts. Meet expectations for use of leave, professional presentation, and responsibility for specific tasks.
Remain awake and alert at all times. Provide ongoing supervision of residents by ensuring visual check guidelines are followed (complete room checks a minimum of every 15 minutes or more frequently as the needs of youth may require until midnight. After midnight, visual checks are required to be completed at a minimum of every half hour.)
Participate in the on-call rotation and report for assigned on-call shifts when called upon.
Maintain a safe, clean work environment including the use of good body mechanics, universal precautions, and personal protective equipment as necessary.
Ensure facilities are clean and well maintained. Tasks include but are not limited to the following: sweep and mop floors, dust, clean offices, collect and remove waste, clean refrigerators/cupboards, clean restrooms and replenish supplies, and wash walls/windows
Maintain agency property/equipment. Request supplies and repairs as necessary.
Attend, facilitate, and participate in mandatory agency training and meetings.
Ensure personnel procedures and practices are implemented and followed.

Client/External Serves as a public face of the Agency by interfacing with regulatory, community, and funder leadership.
Ensures that communication with outside parties is coordinated and effectively builds positive relationships.
Safely transports the youth to/from program activities and community resources monitoring behaviors and following agency transportation protocols is able to transport.
Understands the impact of youths' behaviors on their own actions/reactions in the workplace and utilizes team feedback to enhance the effectiveness of their interventions.
Knows the population and is aware of and implements the individualized treatment plan of each client.
Provides daily living supervision and treatment intervention.
Strategically utilizes identified behavior management techniques and other de-escalation training to assist youths in developing appropriate behaviors.
Provide transportation to appointments if able to transport.

People Collaborate with stakeholders and share necessary information to ensure all providers and supports understand and align with trauma-informed interventions to accomplish critical goals.
Review and monitor components of care within the treatment plan and identifies when changes in care approaches are needed.
Creates positive, inclusive, safe, client-led, and outcome-oriented culture.
Serves as a public face of the Agency by interfacing with regulatory, community, and funder leadership.
Ensures that communication with outside parties is coordinated and effectively builds positive relationships.


Qualifications Must be at least 21 years old, high school diploma or GED required, bachelor's degree in human service, and experience preferred.
To be eligible to provide BHIS Services you must have a BA degree in a related field or a BA from a non-related field and completion of the 30 hours of BHIS training OR AA degree in social science field + 1-year experience in child mental health services OR High School Diploma/GED + a minimum of 5 years child mental health services experience.
Bilingual and/or bi-cultural applicants are highly encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer that thrives on Diversity!
COVID-19 Precautions: Employees & Clients' health and wellbeing are of the utmost importance here at Family Resources. We follow recommended CDC guidelines by social distancing, temperature checks and COVID-19 screenings, frequent hand washing, disinfecting, and sanitizing procedures in place, and the requirement of wearing of facial coverings provided and required plus addition PPE available.

If your qualification is matched with the requirement above, please submit your online application directly through Family Resources system at :

Notes :
  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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