Daniel J. Nellum Youth Services is a private nonprofit/child welfare agency. We provide interim/emergency shelter care to young men ages 14-21, with emotional and behavioral challenges. We have several full- time and part- time positions available. We are looking to hire right away to increase the number of Youth Counselors on each shift from 3 to 4.
Our Youth Counselor staff are responsible for providing youth with direct supervision, mentoring, re-direction, support and transport. Professionals in this position work with a diverse team of clinicians and education professionals, to promote the emotional, physical and social development of our young men. We are looking for good decision skills and good patience. Youth Counselors also ensure our youth's safety, record their behavior/progress, mentor and support them as they transition, and maintain milieu cleanliness.
Full-time Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4:00pm to 12:30am
Part-time Saturday and Sunday 8:00am - 4:00pm and 4:00pm - 12:30am
Pre- eligibility before interview is the following, please don’t apply if you don’t meet the following criteria:
You must have a clear (no suspension due to tickets etc.) valid unrestricted Illinois Driver’s license
You must be able to pass a physical and drug screen
You must be able to pass a background check, no criminal record, no felonies, no convictions
Salary: $12.00 /hour- after successfully passing 6 months’ probation a raise to $13.00/hour and a full year an additional $1.00 per hour raise to $14.00 an hour.
After probation is complete benefits are included for full time staff.