Youth Care Worker - Emergency Shelter (Part Time - Weekend) (Personal Services)
LifeWorks of Austin, TX is looking to hire Youth Care Workers who are responsible for providing care and services to youth ranging in age from 16 to 20, living in a 24-hour licensed residential facility. Youth Care Workers supervise clients by overseeing their care and safety through the core values and mission of the organization and maintains the safety and compliance of the residential facility. Youth Care Worker services include ensuring safety, mentoring, supervising, transporting, overseeing participation in daily activities, and meeting basic needs of youth in a way that positively supports their development, self-sufficiency and goals. This position is at our EMERGENCY SHELTER.
LifeWorks Emergency Shelter team provides housing, case management and educational support for up to 20 teenagers (ages 14-17) and older foster youth in emergency need of a safe place to stay. Strength-based services are provided on-site 24/7. Youth stay weeks or months, depending on need, and are provided comprehensive case management services, with an emphasis on moving them towards stability. The Emergency Shelter works closely with other programs within LifeWorks and the community to provide youth the tools they need to reach self-sufficiency.
We foster social competence, resourcefulness, autonomy, and a sense of purpose in the clients we serve by developing caring relationships that are trusting, compassionate, and respectful; by having high expectations that are explicitly communicated and adequately supported, and by providing meaningful opportunities to engage in family, school, community, and civic activities.
The effective rate of pay for Youth Care Worker positions is $20.00 per hour, plus additional night and weekend shift differentials if applicable.
See available shifts below.Part Time Schedules: PRN/Relief Schedule:
Client Safety and Service Engagement
With more than 50 years of experience working with youth experiencing homelessness, youth aging out of foster care, young adults, and young parents, we are a fearless advocate for youth and families seeking their path to self-sufficiency. LifeWorks goal is to be able to provide clients with the resources they need a place to call home, the chance to heal, and the opportunity to learn and to work. We have one of the most comprehensive continuums of housing and support options for vulnerable youth in the country. We are committed to innovative problem solving, shared accountability and a relentless focus on achieving real, sustainable, and measurable results for the clients we serve. A career at LifeWorks offers opportunities to grow and develop your professional skills while making an immediate difference in the lives of youth and families in our community.See job description