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SAFE Children’s Shelter seeks a full-time Youth Care Worker. Our Children’s shelter serves youth in foster care ages 0-22. Every child we serve has trauma in their history. Our Youth Care Workers play a mentor role for our youth. Overall our daily goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment on a daily basis.
SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English.
About this position:
We need you to fill the role of Youth Care Worker. This is a FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT position at our Rathegeber Village Campus. We will pay you an hourly salary of $17.00 per hour. Available shifts are:
Teen Parent/Early Childhood Program:
Sunday - Wednesday AM (6am - 3pm)
Sunday - Wednesday PM (2pm - 11pm)
Wednesday - Saturday PM (2pm - 11pm)
Emergency Care Program:
Sunday - Wednesday PM (2pm -11pm)
Wednesday - Saturday AM (6am - 3pm)
Wednesday - Saturday PM (2pm - 11pm)
Monitoring the behavior and activities of children and youth in a residential child care setting
Providing a safe, comfortable, and nurturing environment
Providing direct care programs and services to assigned children
Serving as a positive role model to the children and youth
Applying approved behavior modification techniques to de-escalate inappropriate behaviors
Performing physical containments of youth when necessary to prevent harm to self or to others
Providing positive reinforcement and support to youth
Demonstrate ability to manage emotions and perform in high pressure and/or crisis situation with calm, care, and unconditional positive regard for youth.
Be 21 years of age or older
Have a valid, State of Texas Driver’s License, and:
At least three (3) consecutive years of driving experience OR one (1) year of driving experience if over 27 years of age; and
An acceptable driving record; and
If in possession of an out-of-state license, obtain a State of Texas Driver’s License within 90 days of beginning employment.
Possess a High School Diploma or GED (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
One year experience working with youth, especially when working with youth in a residential or foster care setting preferred
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well as submit to a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy.
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
About our benefits:
Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 3 Personal Holidays, 7 Paid holidays, and more*
We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.
*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.
For a more comprehensive list of all openings at SAFE, please visit http://jobs.safeaustin.org