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Youth Division Aide 3

o Serve as a member of a treatment team. o Assist in the supervision and guidance of youth. Create a safe, healthy and therapeutic living environment that supports the acquisition and utilization of pro-social skills for youth under their care. o Establish a relationship of confidence and trust with youth under their supervision. o Develop youths' attitudes towards personal hygiene, appearance, manners, work and study habits. o Organize, arrange, supervise, and participate in various recreational, educational and social activities. o Attend case conferences, community and staff meetings. o Establish rapport and attempt to allay anxieties and tensions. o Supervise and/or assist youth during various work assignments. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview. Please note: These positions exist in limited secure and residential programs operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Anticipated vacancies are located throughout the state. The nature of this position requires shift, weekend, holidays, and overtime assignment, including mandatory overtime. Youth Division Aides are required to attend training in approved Office of Children and Family Services restraint techniques two times a year (four hours each).
Job Function
o Serve as a member of a treatment team. o Assist in the supervision and guidance of youth. Create a safe, healthy and therapeutic living environment that supports the acquisition and utilization of pro-social skills for youth under their care. o Establish a relationship of confidence and trust with youth under their supervision. o Develop youths' attitudes towards personal hygiene, appearance, manners, work and study habits. o Organize, arrange, supervise, and participate in various recreational, educational and social activities. o Attend case conferences, community and staff meetings. o Establish rapport and attempt to allay anxieties and tensions. o Supervise and/or assist youth during various work assignments. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview. Please note: These positions exist in limited secure and residential programs operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Anticipated vacancies are located throughout the state. The nature of this position requires shift, weekend, holidays, and overtime assignment, including mandatory overtime. Youth Division Aides are required to attend training in approved Office of Children and Family Services restraint techniques two times a year (four hours each).
Salary Range: From $20.42 to $20.42 Hourly
Minimum Qualification
Two years full-time experience in the care and programming of youth under 21 years of age; OR two years of full-time experience in the care, programming and/or secure custody of residential clients in a health care, mental hygiene or correctional institutional setting; OR an Associate's degree AND six months experience as described above ; OR a Bachelor's degree; OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of the above education and experience requirements; OR a high school graduation or equivalency diploma AND one year of experience Appropriate verifiable part-time experience will be accepted on a prorated basis. Direct-care experience with youth involved in the juvenile justice system or in an institution, camp, school, community center, youth rehabilitation program or residential center. Satisfactory completion of the probation period must include possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle legally in New York State

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