Youth Care Worker - United Methodist Children's Home


12/21/2016

Job Title:  Youth Care Worker            
Location:  Scottsboro Group Home             
Status:  Full-time
Schedule:  7 Days On, 7 Days Off    (Overnight Stays in Group Home Required)
FLSA:  Non-exempt

Job Summary
The Youth Care Worker works closely with the Group Home Manager to provide nurturing, direct care and supervision of adolescent females in a basic level group home facility.  This will include parenting, managing and guiding children physically, spiritually, educationally, socially and emotionally.  Overnight stays in the group home required. This person is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and timely completion of daily activity logs, medication check sheets, and Medicaid Reimbursement Forms.  This person may assist with the distribution of weekly allowance monies, and assist residents as needed with homework assignments.  The Youth Care Worker will transport and supervise residents during activities such as shopping, doctor appointments, church visits, field trips and other activities related to their growth and development.  

Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent (GED Certificate) required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.   Six months experience working with children and/or families in a therapeutic environment required.  Previous experience working with teenagers preferred.  Must be able to stay overnight in the group home during shift. Proficiency in computer use and understanding of basic word processing and spreadsheet software required. Physical health that is adequate to participate, when appropriate, in resident’s activities and the ability to life and carry up to forty (40) pounds is required.  Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.  Valid driver’s license from state of residence required.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing using the English language required.  

To apply, please submit a resume or employment application to:  
Ministry Headquarters
Director of Human Resources – Suite 100
3140 Zelda Court
Montgomery, Alabama   36106-2607

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