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Mental Health Support Worker - Swing Shift

Company: Koinonia Family Services
Location: Orangevale
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion to help at-risk youth and change lives for the better? If yes, consider joining the great team of people at Koinonia Homes for Teens as a full- or part-time Mental Health Support Worker.

Koinonia Homes for Teens is seeking qualified and caring individuals to join our team to work with youth in our adolescent residential therapeutic program in our Loomis, Rocklin, Orangevale and Auburn, CA locations. Hiring urgently for multiple positions.

The Mental Health Support Worker opportunity includes:

$18.00 to $22.00 per hour starting wage, or higher depending upon overall qualifications. Eligible for annual pay increases.
Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic and behavioral health plan
PTO accrual, premium pay for working certain holidays, 401k plan and more
Supervise youth on outings, recreational activities and other vacation destinations (while getting paid!)

The Mental Health Support Worker position supervises the youth's day-to-day activity in Koinonia's Homes for Teens residential program. The program serves youth 8 to 18 years of age who have had early childhood trauma with mental health and/or substance abuse issues that require residential treatment. With the assistance of coworkers, the Mental Health Support Worker position provides direct supervision for up to six youth as they complete their daily program activities.

We are looking to fill the following shifts:

Sunday-Wednesday, Swing shift: Early afternoon into late evening
Wednesday-Saturday, Swing shift: Early afternoon into late evening
Part-Time positions up to 28 hours per week, schedules vary

Position responsibilities include supervision of youth, transportation, role modeling appropriate and positive adult behavior, participating with social workers and youth in periodic group and individual therapy sessions, performing routine household and grounds maintenance on occasion, performing food services for youth on occasion, and preparing paperwork and reports.

The ideal candidate will be a compassionate individual with good boundaries who has a passion for helping at-risk youth. They will also have good interpersonal and communication skills; good time management and organizational skills; be reliable and dependable; work productively under minimal supervision; have a high degree of integrity and confidentiality; have a reliable means of transportation; and a schedule that is flexible to meet work requirements. Must be at least 21 years of age (as required by state law), and have experience working with youth (including but not limited to coaching, tutoring, mentoring, daycare, volunteering or working in a school), OR a bachelor's degree, OR teaching certificate, OR Alcohol and Other Drug certification.

Koinonia is a qualified employer under the federal Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after a minimum number of qualifying monthly payments have been made while working for a qualifying employer. Visit the PSLF program for complete details on eligibility.

Our employees say Koinonia is a great place to work! Koinonia has an attractive organizational culture that emphasizes a focus on quality of relationships. In a recent employee satisfaction survey, 99.5% of employees said they work well with coworkers, 96.7% said they are satisfied with their supervisor, and 95.7% agree they are treated with dignity and respect. Koinonia is more than just a great place to work-it's an opportunity to do something meaningful. Join us in our mission to bring hope and healing to children, youth and families through meaningful relationships and quality programs and services. Koinonia is a trauma-informed agency with a person-centered treatment philosophy.

Working with at-risk youth who have experienced trauma is challenging but also extremely rewarding. We welcome qualified individuals to apply. Koinonia is an equal opportunity employer.

Important: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background clearance through the Department of Justice and FBI as well as a pre-employment physical and TB test. Also, must have a driver's license in good standing, reliable transportation and be able to meet auto insurance eligibility requirements.

Bachelors or better in Behavioral Science Field or related field%9822380%

Keywords: Koinonia Family Services, Sacramento , Mental Health Support Worker - Swing Shift, Other , Orangevale, California

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