Always There Staffing – Bemidji

Youth Counselor

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Job Description

Our client in Bemidji is seeking a Youth Counselor to provide case management and supervisory services to youth residing at the shelter including individual and group counseling, advocacy and outreach, household shift duties, and other support services related to operating a residential youth program. Also includes drop-in counseling to non-residential youth and parents and community education activities. This position requires use of auditory and visual skills approximately 95% of the time.

Full-Time and Part-Time Available

Schedule will vary depending on client’s needs.

Shifts are usually: 8am-4pm; 4pm-midnight; and midnight-8am.

$16.00–$19.00/hour DOE

Responsibilities

  • Advocate for the needs of runaway, homeless and high-risk youth, and their families.
  • Work with county and tribal programs including social services, law enforcement, probation, school districts and other community youth services providers.
  • Participate in agency and program staff meetings, retreats and other agency related functions.
  • Maintain up-to-date client and drop-in record keeping activities. Assist with data gathering activities.
  • Conduct activities related to compliance with federal and state laws related to mandated reporting, DHS licensing and HIPAA, the Data Privacy Act.
  • Provide transportation to youth as needed using agency vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements

  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • Prefer bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field and/or three years of direct service with youth. Minimally, must have two years of college experience and must be willing to actively achieve a 4-year degree.
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules including evening and weekends.
  • Ability to pass MN DHS Applicant Background Study, Bureau of Criminal Background Check, and a sexual contact background check. Drug screen required.
  • Must have at least one year of experience working with youth and families of diverse backgrounds, including Caucasian youth, Native American youth, and LGBTQ+ youth.
  • Be self-motivated and a good team builder. Be a positive role model to staff, youth, families and community.
  • Must have previous individual and group counseling experience with adolescents that includes crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Must maintain the strictest confidentiality standards regarding employee and client information.
  • Must be insurable on Client’s auto policy. Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Job Summary

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Bemidji, MN 56601 Location
Full Time Job Type
Entry level 21 or older; valid driver's license and clean driving record; pass background checks; bachelor's degree in a human service-related field and/or 3 years of direct service with youth; experience
Always There Staffing – Bemidji

About

A community-based organization committed to strengthening youth and preserving families with an emphasis on those living in Northern Minnesota.
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Contacts

2522 Hannah Ave NW Bemidji, MN 56601 Email: payroll@alwaystherestaffing.com Phone: 218-444-6533

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    Our client in Bemidji is seeking a part-time Youth Counselor to provide case management and supervisory services to youth residing at the shelter including individual and group counseling, advocacy and outreach, household shift duties, and other support services related to operating a residential youth program. Also includes drop-in counseling to non-residential youth and parents and community education activities. This position requires use of auditory and visual skills approximately 95% of the time.