The MAP Certified Direct Care Staff with Centerboard's Pre-Independent Living Program are an integral part of the residents' treatment team. All staff must be well versed in understanding, creating and maintaining a trauma-informed care and be amendable to function as a generalist in the daily care of clients and their environment. Direct Care Staff must become proficient in understanding and treating the behavioral and emotional deficits of at risk youth. They must provide safety and structure while understanding when and how to intervene and teach new, healthier responses to stress and anxiety.
*Applicants should have experience in a direct care or residential setting as well as working with youth or young adults in goal setting and personal development.
*Primary responsibilities include assisting residents with life skills, setting and achieving goals as well as maintaining a safe environment.
*Strong observational skills and the ability to document all aspects of resident's care and progress.
*Strong communication skills and working with minimal supervision is necessary.
*Additional duties include oversight of program residents and shift requirements.
*Applicants with residential experience or advocacy encouraged to apply.
*Centerboard offers competitive salaries and benefit packages.
*If you are looking for a flexible work environment and want to give back to youth in need, this job is for you.
Job requirements include a valid driver's license, GED or High School Diploma, some college education preferred. MAP certification is required after 90 days of employment (Centerboard will assist with training & certification). Ability to pass CORI/Background check. Must complete & pass five full days of agency training.
Interested and qualified applicants should apply through our website online application process by using the link below. Centerboard offers competitive salary, great benefits, flexible schedules and a fun working environment.