Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.
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Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Four Oaks is currently hiring full-time and part-time Youth Counselors. As a YOUTH COUNSELOR you will be responsible for: assessing client interactions on location, formulating interventions based on the identified treatment plan, evaluating the progress of treatment goals, providing direct care services on assigned unit(s), completing documentation as assigned, supporting the agency mission as well as program mission and values, practicing safe and responsible work habits.
To qualify you must be at least 21 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. A Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field of study is preferred, but not required.
Additional requirements include:
About Foster Group Care Services (FGCS)
Foster Group Care Services (FGCS) provides a safe, structured, and stable living environment for foster care children unable to live in a family situation due to social or emotional needs. The program facilitates child development and the acquisition of age-appropriate life skills. The goal is to help each child develop and maintain relationships with their family and community while ensuring that they stay connected to their kin, culture, and community.
About the Shelter Program
Shelter programming components include behavior management, recreation and education. The program also offers a comprehensive social diagnostic and evaluation service to assist decision makers in developing appropriate treatment plans for troubled children and families.
The Shelter program is used as an entry point into a variety of placement settings and services and as a transition between out of home placements and home. Length of stay is intended to be no longer than 30 days, by which time permanent placement arrangements should be made.