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PIONEER HUMAN SERVICES LEAD Residential Youth Specialist in Marysville, Washington

DescriptionThank you for considering a career with Pioneer Human Services! We are currently looking for a Full-Time LEAD Residential Youth Specialistat ourTamarack House in Marysville. We providehousing and support to boys between the ages of 13 to 18 who are facing emotional, behavioral and/or psychiatric challenges. WHO WE ARE Pioneer Human Services is a social enterprise that provides individuals with criminal histories the opportunity to lead healthy, productive lives. For over 50 years we have proudly served our clients with professionalism and empathy. You may learn more about our organization, mission, and vision here:. What You'll Do The primary responsibilities of the LEAD Residential Youth Specialistare to supervise and support residents and to carry out the day-to-day operations of a Pioneer residential juvenile reentry program in ways that create a climate favorable to social and emotional development. The Lead Residential Youth Specialist is responsible for ensuring program and facility safety, monitoring resident movement, and supporting structured cognitive and behavioral-based programming designed to promote risk reduction and successful community reintegration. What you'll bring Per WAC 388-145-1445(1) Each direct care staff must:(a) Be at least twenty-one years of age, unless they meet the requirements in subsection (2) of this section;(b) Have a high school diploma or high school or equivalency course of study (GED/HSEC);(c) Have one year of experience working directly with children. Two years of social services education may be substituted for the required experience;(d) Have the skills and ability to work successfully with the special needs of children in care; and(e) Have effective communication and problem solving skills.(2) Direct care staff may be between eighteen and twenty-one years of age if enrolled in an internship or practicum program with an accredited college or university and can provide sufficient documentation. Preferably you will bring AA Degree or relevant college course work, continuing education and/or training in human services. ORA bachelor's degree; or (a) At least two years of college and one year of work in a group residential program for adolescents; and (b) May substitute experience for education on a year-for-year basis in the human services or criminal justice and/or mental health system(s) including internships and/or volunteer placementsFamiliarity with and understanding of "Right Response" preferred SCHEDULE This is a 24/7 facility, schedules could vary depending on facility need, this includes holidays and weekends. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS Some travel is required, and is typically local or regional, to attend or provide training. Must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance if driving on company business, and when driving company vehicle must have driving record satisfactory to Pioneer's insurance carrier. WHAT WE OFFER Stability: We have over 50 years of success in Washington State.Impact: Pioneer provides a chance for change to over 3,000 people on any given day.Reputation: We are a nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across Washington State.Tuition Assistance program: Pioneer pays 100% of the tuition for a bachelor's degree, and 50% for graduate programs.Retirement Plan: Pioneer contributes 3.5% of an employees' annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own.Employee Recognition Programs: gift cards, additional time off, weekend getaways and other

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