Berkshire Farm Center Gloversville, NY, USA
Jan 04, 2020
Description Join Our MissionAs a Group Home Worker, you will be responsible for creating a therapeutic and nurturing home environment for youth in a group home setting. The goal of the position is to maintain a safe, secure atmosphere conducive to the youth's positive growth and change. This includes teaching daily and independent living skills, mentoring and promoting community integration. Job Responsibilities Ability to plan and engage youth in activities Demonstrated decision making, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail Form therapeutic relationships with youth and families Work with a culturally and economically diverse population Knowledge of group dynamics preferred Job Requirements Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree in Human Services preferred Minimum 1 year of experience working with at risk youth preferred TCI, First Aid/CPR certification required or ability to obtain and maintain certification Flexible availability required including night and weekend hours Valid driver's license required MS Office skills required Flexible availability required including night and weekend hours; up to 19 hours/week Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.