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Boys TownLocation: Portsmouth, RI 02809 Document ID: AC416-5WOL Posted on: 2018-10-2410/24/2018 Job Type: Regular
F/T Awake Overnight Program Staff - Female Home
OVERVIEW OF BOYS TOWN
Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?
Boys Town New England is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!
OVERVIEW OF JOB
The Overnight Program Staff provides a safe environment through effective monitoring of the youth and the physical property during overnight hours. Works collaboratively with administration in coordinating, prioritizing, and completing duties and consistently adheres to the Youth Rights. Maintains a communications network and harmonious working relationship with program staff. Documents objective observations of overnight youth activity; records, updates and enters significant information and incidents in required format. Carries out assigned tasks, within the scope of training and abilities as directed by the supervisor. Notifies appropriate personnel immediately in the incident of a safety issue or a behavioral incident by one of the children in care. Monitors youth constantly by remaining awake and alert, and circulating between various locations. Attends to youth medical and physical conditions through monitoring and notifying appropriate staff when necessary. Attends staff meetings and training sessions outside of scheduled working hours. Recognizes and prompts youth on appropriate behaviors and skills. Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport youth as needed.
Typical schedule for this position is 5 nights per week 10:30pm - 6:30am. Days may vary from week to week. Schedule is created on a monthly basis.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS
• High school diploma or equivalent; post-secondary education is preferred.
• Previous experience working with at risk children is preferred.
• Must be at least 21 years of age and available to work flexible hours.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
• Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality and to build and sustain successful, professional relationships.
• Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
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