SKILL BUILDER I OR III in Warsaw


Hillside Family of Agencies Posted: 20200131

Warsaw, 14569

We are currently hiring for a Skill Builder I or III at our Warsaw, NY location. This is a full time (40 hour) position with hours being between Monday-Friday between 8am – 4:30pm.

The Skill Builder performs functions that assist in the care and treatment of youth and families, and assists in developing life and social skills in a community based setting, while establishing a safe physical and emotional environment for youth and families receiving services. The Skill Builder I recognizes differentiating youth/family behaviors, participates within designated treatment teams to develop service and behavior management plans, and executes such plans aimed at assisting youth and families in achieving their personal goals and objectives. Candidates must have the ability to engage youth and families in trust-based relationships, must have well developed advocacy skills, and must be an effective verbal and written communicator.

Essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

• Continually demonstrates the emotional confidence and good judgment required to build productive, engaged children/youth/families and family relationships while implementing required rules and routines.
• Responsible for managing youth/family activities within an individual or group dynamic, assuring the safety of the youth/families assigned, and applying appropriate emergency and crisis intervention principles and techniques.
• Pro-actively maintains current knowledge of the youth/families emotional and behavioral status, assesses the effectiveness of service plans, and supports youth/families interactions with family and local community.
• Provide life skills and social skills training for youth and families.

Requirements: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience working with youth are preferred. Candidates should have a valid driver’s license and meet agency driving standards.
• Skill Builder I: High School Diploma/GED and 1-2 years of relevant experience working with youth is required.
• Skill Builder III: High School Diploma or GED and at least 2-3 years of relevant social work/skill building experience is required.

Please visit our website at http://www.hillside.com/work

Or Apply: kaweis@hillside.com with resume and cover letter

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