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compensation: Hourly pay
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization


Are you looking to work for an extraordinary mission of “Enriching Communities One Family at a Time”, while enjoying the best benefits and working environments?

The United Methodist Home for Children, a Board of Child Care program is where you need to be! The United Methodist Home for Children and the Board of Child Care of The United Methodist Church recently merged. We share a history rooted in faith and driven by passion for serving children and families. For additional information see

At our organization you can enjoy generous vacation and sick time; platinum level medical, dental and vision insurance; free parking and lunches; tuition reimbursement; on the job training and opportunity to earn job specific certifications; 403b matching. To view a summary of employee benefits visit Take a look at the description below and apply through the link.

The United Methodist Home for Children, a Board of Child Care program is seeking a Youth Care Worker for 2nd and 3rd Shift.

Essential Functions:

Interact with residents/students in a developmentally appropriate manner while also demonstrating knowledge of trauma informed care practices.
Ensures that the student to teaching staff ratio is adequate and consistent with federal, state and agency regulations.
Contributes to the prevention and management of challenging behaviors by implementing the school-wide behavior management system.
Assists with residential functions such as helping residents complete the morning routine and transitioning residents/students to and from destinations by before, during and after the school day.
Participate as needed in classroom instruction, activities and routines, under the direction of designated teaching personnel.
Assure that established routines are followed, for example: supervising meals and participating in recreational and physical education activities.
Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and order in the living unit/classroom.
Participate in treatment process for assigned youth.
Encourage youth in their academic pursuits, providing individualized support based on the needs of the youth.
Maintain a log/utilize incident report process.
Assure that administrative and/or departmental expectations are met.
Ensure the completion of required assessments and data reporting in compliance with federal, state and agency regulations.
Demonstrate an understanding of the value of cultural diversity, including the ability to develop systems and practices that are inclusive of diverse staff members and responsive to the cultural needs of the client population served.
Work with adolescents with cultural and social differences
Work effectively as a member of a team.
Demonstrate knowledge of basic principles of child care and education.
Establish relationships with children and adolescents on a group and individual basis, gaining their trust & confidence.

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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6895099471


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