Youth Care Worker

We offer educational, recreational, medical, and mental health services to displaced youth while working to unite them with parents or relatives living throughout the US. We serve multiple cultures, and seek bilingual team members who are energized by helping youth experience safety and belonging. “Being a part of team Crittenton means welcoming every child who comes through our doors, not giving up, and going the extra mile to make a difference.” Tonia Gadson, Education Coordinator

Fullerton, CA

Crittenton Services

<p><strong>We offer behavioral health care, safe shelter, and individualized support to help people in need heal from trauma and reach their full potential. Crittenton employees are adaptable, compassionate, and inclusive. Most of all, we are a group energized by the impact of our programs and services.</strong></p> <p><strong>Because of our commitment to building a healthier community for clients, the well-being of our employees and their work environment is very important. Crittenton employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package and career growth opportunities, flexible work options, and free mental health support. Crittenton truly believes in investing in our employees and our benefits and compensation packages reflect that commitment.</strong><strong><br /></strong></p>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <br /> <br />Establishes and maintains effective relationships with youth, demonstrates appropriate boundaries, and ensures appropriate care and supervision.<br />
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Demonstrate effective and consistent Therapeutic Crisis Intervention.</li> <li>Maintain vigilant supervision of youth placed in 24/7 care.</li> <li>Actively engage and encourage youth toward their treatment goals and in daily living.</li> <li>Regularly transport youth to appointments, recreation activities, court, family visits, etc.</li> <li>Prepare timely and accurate documentation.</li> <li>Understand and retain instructions for complex tasks.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /><u><strong>Minimum Qualifications</strong></u><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">:<br /><br /></span></strong> <ul> <li>Compassionate caregivers wanted to supervise children and youth in short term shelter.</li> <li>Experience preferred in working with youth, (parenting your own kids qualifies), coaching, mentoring, and childcare.</li> <li>Must care about the safety and well-being of youth, and be able to provide structure, consistency, and kindness.</li> <li>Working with children in a licensed facility requires a background check.&nbsp;</li> <li>One year of child welfare experience working with children and/or adolescents.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p><u><strong>Additional Requirements</strong></u><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">:<br /><br /></span></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.</li> <li>Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted California driver&rsquo;s license.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>$42,640 - $46,904<br /><br />The posted pay scale for this position serves as a general disclosure. Actual pay offered within the range will be dependent on individual factors such as skills, qualifications, and relevant experience.</p> <p>EOE, including disability/vets</p>