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Driver/Youth Care Worker job in Philadelphia at Public Health Management Corporation

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Driver/Youth Care Worker at Public Health Management Corporation

Driver/Youth Care Worker

Public Health Management Corporation Philadelphia, PA Full-Time
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The Driver/Youth Care worker will act as a van driver to transport youth to and from program site. This position will also provide support to program activities conducted on-site including food preparation, and assist with daily program set-up.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a van driver to transport youth to and from program site.
  • Provide support to program activities conducted on-site including food preparation.
  • Assist with daily program set-up.
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed.
  • Assist with monitoring of youth on program site.
  • Provide feedback to service team members (counselor/therapist/instructor/mentor) concerning issues that may be identified during interactions with program participants.
  • Participate in Service Plan meetings as warranted.
  • Participate in clinical team meetings, staff meetings and trainings, as instructed.
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date clinical records as instructed.
  • Work with youth and their families as necessary.
  • Other duties or activities as assigned by the Program Director.
  • Will serve as the maintenance coordinator for the BIPS facility
  • Will serve as the safety officer for the BIPS program

Administrative Responsibility: 

  • Maintain daily log of van usage.
  • Prepare case notes as instructed
  • Accept other administrative duties to support the viability and growth of the program along with adherence to policies and governing bodies.
  • Other duties or activities as assigned by the Program Director.

Skills:

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience working with youth, with preferences given to having worked with at-risk youth, substance abuse, trauma and/or mental illness
  • Knowledge and understanding of Philadelphia’s social service system.
  • Knowledge of neighborhood and community resources relevant to this population. 
  • Sensitivity to racial, cultural, economic, and willingness to adopt interventions that work for different groups.
  • Understanding of a strengths-based, recovery-oriented approach and a willingness to adopt this approach.
  • Knowledge of high-risk youth, family systems, mental health disorders and substance abuse.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to navigate throughout the city comfortably and effectively.
  • Comfortable working with adolescent youth (ages 10 to 17).

Experience:

  • High school diploma and at least 2 years related experience preferred.

Education Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of PA Certified Peer Specialist Training preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

Salary: 

  • Commensurate with education and experience.
  • Grade 12
 

Recommended Skills

Substance Abuse
Mental Diseases
Family Therapy
Medical Records
Trauma
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Job Type

Education, Transportation, Professional Services

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

04/20/2021
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