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Summer Youth Counselor

Job ID REQ-2024-3492 Tallahassee, Florida

Provides leadership and supervision of youth in the completion of assigned tasks and activities.

Temporary Summer Position Starting May 27th thru August 5th

Schedule: Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm

Pay: $17/hour

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Provides leadership and supervision of youth.

  • Trains and supervises youth in a variety of activities, including work-related, recreational, and academic that develop life skills.

  • Ensures youth safety by encouraging proper use of tools and appropriate peer relations; reports self-harm concerns.

  • Assesses expectations of site and conducts appropriate training for youth.

  • Evaluates and reports youth progress; meets and communicates with appropriate personnel regarding youth progress.

  • Attends training to improve knowledge and implement the Youth Care Program.

  • Performs activities as assigned in both indoor and outdoor settings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

  • Ability to build and sustain trust to facilitate successful, professional relationships.

  • Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas and to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.

  • Knowledge of Boys Town Model.

  • Ability to successfully lead youth in the completion of tasks and redirect inappropriate youth behaviors.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Previous experience required.

  • Minimum 21 years of age required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with youth care preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Town—it is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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