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Children's Village Youth Counselor (Bilingual) in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Description

Position Overview: The Youth Specialist is responsible provides emergency counseling, initial case management, and day to day supervision and monitoring of UAC sent to the Unidos Por Un Sueno (US) Program. Specialist must be able to communicate proficiently.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent; some college education preferred.

  • 1 year child welfare experience required

  • NYS Driver’s License Required.

  • A genuine respect for and interest in children and their families of diverse racial and ethnic identity; an ability to form a therapeutic relationship with children and their families.

  • Ability to put into practice all techniques of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (as taught in pre-employment training) and demonstrated respect for client’s rights and safety.

  • Ability to demonstrate counseling techniques

  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English and Spanish.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Bilingual: Intermediate

Education

Required

  • General Equivalency Diploma or better

  • High School or better

Experience

Required

  • 1 year: child welfare experience
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