Meet the Community Coaches

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Mallory Becraft

Associate Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be supportive, generous, or empathetic?
  • Are you interested in learning about mental health, criminal probation, or community development?
  • Does it sound like fun to empower others, handle a crisis, or develop resources?
  • Could you see yourself working at a clinic, a community center, a non-profit organization, a church, or starting your own private practice?

Careers in this community focus on understanding people, supporting them through difficult times, and equipping them to grow and thrive.

Counseling

  • Administration
  • Advocacy/Intervention
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Coaching
  • Case management
  • Counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Mental health services
  • Research
  • Social service agencies

Skills-Related Keywords: presenting, grant writing, and fundraising, strong communication and writing skills.

Criminal Justice/Criminology

  • Administration
  • Advocacy
  • Corrections
  • Forensics
  • Global intelligence
  • Grant writing
  • Investigating
  • Juvenile justice
  • Prevention services
  • Private investigation
  • Private security
  • Probation / Parole
  • Program development
  • Victim’s assistance

Skills-Related Keywords: written and oral communication skills, ability to present information to others, case management

Languages

  • Administrative services
  • Consulting
  • Customer services
  • Customs
  • Foreign service
  • Human resources
  • Immigration/Naturalization
  • Interpretation
  • Intelligence
  • Law enforcement
  • Linguistics
  • Research
  • Translation

Skills-Related Keywords: written and oral communication skills, ability to present information to others, negotiation,

Psychology

  • Administration
  • Advising
  • Advocacy
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Case management
  • Coaching
  • Education
  • Life skills
  • Mental health services
  • Rehabilitation services (e.g., speech, physical, vocational therapies)
  • Testing/Test development

Skills-Related Keywords: written and oral communication skills,  active listening, ability to present information to others, case management

Social Work

  • Administration and planning
  • Advocacy
  • Assisted/Independent living
  • Case management
  • Child life specialists
  • Coaching
  • Counseling/Therapy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Early Intervention
  • Education
  • Gerontology
  • Parole  
  • Probation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Victim assistance
  • Youth services

Skills-Related Keywords: organizing groups, efficiency, and the ability to calm people.

Sociology

  • Administration
  • Advocacy
  • Case management
  • Diversity
  • Community organizing
  • Coaching
  • Education
  • Government
  • Policy analysis
  • Political organizing,
  • Program analysis
  • Program development
  • Programming coordinator
  • Public administration
  • Statistics

Skills-Related Keywords: analytical, organizational, research, interpersonal, computer, leadership, teamwork, and oral/written communication

 

 

 

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The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay and job outlook.

Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to helping/counseling at the Department of Leadership, Service, and Civic Engagement. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 
Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

  • Best Buddies
  • The Sociology Club
  • Rape Victim Advocacy Program
  • Camp Adventure
  • Iowa Student Psychology Association
  • Under Your Wing
  • HEART Workshop
  • Food Pantry at Iowa
  • American Sign Language Club

 Volunteering is another great way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class

Finding opportunities to launch your career is a skill of its own.  We also have tips for the search process for volunteeringinternships, and jobs on other parts of our site.     

Gaining Experience

Job Searching

If your goals include graduate or professional school, make sure to plan ahead  and if applicable, research licensure requirements.

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

 

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Developmental Specialist - Children's Developmental Disabilities Program - North Hub at Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Friday, November 25, 2022
Employer: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare - Division of Family and Community Services Expires: 12/08/2022 Do you have a passion for working with children and families? The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare's Division of Family and Community Services is currently recruiting for a Developmental Specialist to work in Children's Developmental Disabilities Program in the North Hub. This position can be based out of our Coeur d’Alene, Moscow, Lewiston, Ponderay, or Sandpoint field office, depending on selected candidate.This position will provide case management for children in the Developmental Disabilities Program. Other duties will include assisting with developing family plans by conducting family planning meetings, interacting with various agencies, helping young adults transition to adulthood, providing training and information to internal and external partners, and knowing and understanding IDAPA surrounding the Traditional and Family Directed Pathways for Children's Developmental Disability Services. We are seeking applicants who have a broad range of knowledge and experience in a professional setting, including experience collaborating with external and internal agencies, providing assessment, and some knowledge of evidence-based treatments.This position will be responsible for covering Regions 1 (Coeur d'Alene area) and 2 (Lewiston area). Regular travel between the two regions will be required. Teleworking options are available.BEST RETIREMENT AVAILABLE IN THE NATION We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit.  EXCELLENT BENEFITSexcellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 11 paid holidays a year paid parental leavemultiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457basic life insurance for employee and family employee covered at one times annual salaryspouse covered at $10,000child covered at $5,000wellness programs ongoing training opportunities an opportunity for student loan forgiveness  and more!Our generous benefits package increases the total compensation of a full-time (benefits eligible) Developmental Specialist making $23.31/hour to an estimated $34.33/hour.If you have previously applied for Developmental Specialist and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation.Example of DutiesEducate families on Children's Developmental Disabilities Services as well as other services for which their child may be eligible. Tracking and following up with referrals to the program.Creating and maintaining resource lists and training documents.Utilize family centered planning methods to facilitate planning between families, providers, and advocates. Develop and revise children's service plans. Provide complex case management and services for children and families with higher needs. Assist families in navigating a smooth transition to adulthood for their child. Monitor activities to assure service plan is successfully implemented. Ensure children's case files are accurate and maintained. Encourage and empower positive and productive relationships among the family centered planning team. Coordinate cases with other department programs and outside agencies.Participate in community trainings and outreach.Support families, internal partners, and external partners during crises.Minimum QualificationsYou must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements. The Supplemental Questions on the application are the exam questions. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your answers. Failure to do this may result in not passing the exam and disqualify you from being considered for this position.A college degree (bachelor's or master's) in special education, psychology, communication disorders, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, or other closely related curriculum: including specialized training in developmental disabilities or at least one year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities or a combination of specialized training and experience.Experience selecting, administering, and interpreting test instruments designed to assess developmental disabilities in adults and/or children.Experience making oral presentations. Some knowledge of training methods.EEO/AA/Veteran

Educational Counselor, Educational Talent Search -Waterloo at University of Northern Iowa Human Resources

Monday, November 21, 2022
Employer: University of Northern Iowa Human Resources Expires: 11/28/2022 Educational CounselorEducational Talent Search, Waterloo  Impact & Responsibilities: Identifies, recruits, selects, and provides services to eligible participants, including career counseling; provides information on post-secondary opportunities; helps participants complete post-secondary admissions applications and financial aid forms; and provides tutoring. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in education or related field plus at least one year of experience in career counseling, advising, or related experience. Occasional evening and weekend work will be necessary. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at uni.edu/jobs/why. Application materials received by Monday, November 28, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. 

Family Intervention Specialist - Tupelo, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position SummaryFamily Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license Requirements: Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred)Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement:As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Meridian, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position SummaryFamily Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license Requirements: Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred) Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement:As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Jackson, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position SummaryFamily Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license Requirements:Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred) Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement: As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities  Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Hernando, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position SummaryFamily Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41,000 - $48,000 / year based on education and clinical license Requirements:Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred) Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement: As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Hattiesburg, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position SummaryFamily Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call dutiesCollaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given weekProviding a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skillsAttend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license Requirements Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred) Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement:As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Columbus, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position Summary:  Family Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties Additional InformationFlexible, non-traditional schedule based on availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41,000 - $48,000 / year based on education and clinical license RequirementsMaster's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred) Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement:As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities  Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Brookhaven, MS at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/28/2022 Position Summary:Family Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call dutiesCollaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given weekProviding a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skillsAttend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license Requirements: Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred) Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement:As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Benefits:Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Family Intervention Specialist - Biloxi, MS - Now Accepting Dec 22 Grads! at Youth Villages

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Employer: Youth Villages Expires: 12/29/2022 Position Summary:  Family Intervention Specialists help identify personal and interactive problems and provide individual, family counseling and case management services to child and family in the home, with interventions focusing primarily on the family and addressing the school, peers, community and individual needs.  Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and familiesManaging a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counselingMeeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needsProviding after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call dutiesCollaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given weekProviding a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skillsAttend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage $41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license QualificationsRequirements Master's degree in a social services discipline (preferred)Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline (required)Experience with direct case work (required)Eligible for DMH credentials (preferred)  Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.  Benefits Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunities   Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Events

Info Session: Discover Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Be Audit You Can Be

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Virtual
DCAA’s Info Session will demonstrate why accounting and finance focused job seekers are driven to join our elite cadre of professionals who've made DCAA their employer of choice. Discover how you can be a valued part of an inclusive, impactful work environment: challenging assignments, specialized training, career development, employer commitment to work/life balance as well as generous benefits. A perfect fit for graduating students, veterans, as well as career professionals looking to make a...

Social Workers Are Superheroes!

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
The Master of Social Work (MSW) such a versatile, customizable and in-demand degree today. If helping people overcome challenges and advocating for those who cannot appeals to you, an MSW should be in your future. At Binghamton University, the top public university in New York we believe social workers are superheroes. And our program trains you to enter any facet of this career. https://www.binghamton.edu/social-work We invite you to join us at a series of virtual information sessions presented...

Social Justice For The Planet

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
Social Justice For The Planet! Learn about the Master’s in Sustainable Communities (MA/MS SUST) at Binghamton University, the top public university in New York. This unique program prepares students for a variety of break-out careers. https://www.binghamton.edu/sustainable-communities We invite you to join us at a series of virtual information sessions presented by our students, faculty and staff. RSVP today: https://www.binghamton.edu/ccpa/prospective-student-hub/sust.html We look forward to...

Social Workers Are Superheroes!

Friday, December 9, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The Master of Social Work (MSW) such a versatile, customizable and in-demand degree today. If helping people overcome challenges and advocating for those who cannot appeals to you, an MSW should be in your future. At Binghamton University, the top public university in New York we believe social workers are superheroes. And our program trains you to enter any facet of this career. https://www.binghamton.edu/social-work We invite you to join us at a series of virtual information sessions presented...
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American Marketing Association Sales & Marketing Career Fair

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 4:00pm to 7:00pm
The Hilton Garden Inn
This event will occur the day before the Spring All Majors Career Fair. Students who specifically want to work in Marketing and Sales related internships/careers are highly encouraged to attend the AMA Sales & Marketing Career Fair. Bring your resume and dress business professional for this event.

All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job & internship fair will focus on recruiting students typically in ALL MAJORS! Typically around 100+ employers attend and 1000+ students attend! Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details!
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2023 Black in Business Series Networking Dinner

Saturday, February 25, 2023 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Kinnick Stadium
The Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the Tippie College of Business present our 7th annual signature event -- the Black in Business Series Networking Dinner!  Come engage with invited professionals, UI faculty, and students interested in business, entrepreneurship, the arts, education, engineering, and nonprofit work who are looking to connect with leaders in those fields. Open to all majors. The Networking Dinner was created to focus on the cultivation of our next leaders, supporting...

Statewide K-12 Educator Career Fair

Monday, February 27, 2023 9:00am to 11:00am
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Education students will have the opportunity to meet with districts from around the country. This event is open to all students in the state—not just U I students. Bring your resume and dress business casual or business professional for this event.  https://careers.uiowa.edu/educator-fair

Care, Camps & Human Services Job Fair

Monday, February 27, 2023 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
If you are looking for various types of summer employment and/or oppotunities supporting people of varying ages this is the fair for you. Students will Explore + Connect with Employers from daycares, camps, summer positions/part time work and organizations in human services fields Internship/full-time positions Part-time or volunteer opportunities https://careers.uiowa.edu/career-fairs/care-camps-and-human-services-job...

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.
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