Per-diem Youth Advisor
Covenant House New Jersey
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Post Date: May 07, 2021
Job Type: Per Diem/Contract/Other
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Jersey - Atlantic City
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Description
With locations throughout the state, Covenant House New Jersey’s mission is to help homeless youth overcome their challenges so that they can live happy, healthy and independent lives.

We provide a continuum of care which includes food, shelter, clothing, medical assistance, educational and vocational services, counseling and legal services. Other services available are, life skills training, recreation, pastoral care, aftercare and assistance with educational advancement. The approach to providing services utilizes the mission of Covenant House New Jersey in protecting and safeguarding all youth.

This position provides direct, individualized, supportive care to youth who utilize the Crisis Residential Program and Community Service Center.

Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of client goal plans.
Participate in team case management, case review, transition and team meetings.
Supervise all youth activities. Motivate youth.
Ensure a safe, healthy environment which reflects Covenant House principles.
Escort youth to external activities.
Facilitate and monitor group support services including meals, activities and sessions.
Document information regarding all client interaction, caseload progress and outside agency contact.
Complete all status and grant related documentation including census, intake and discharge, youth profiles and assessments.
Ensure allocation and documentation of petty cash, youth savings, and resources.
We are currently looking for several per-diem (On-Call) team members for the overnight shift 12:00 AM - 8:00 AM or 10:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Skills
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service or related field Preferred

Excellent communication and crisis management skills and the ability to handle physically challenging situations.

Excellent assessment and judgment capabilities.

Valid drivers license with an insurable record.