Community Care Specialist
Company: Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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The Community Care Specialist provides intensive interaction and
support to youth and families in need of extra assistance on a
one-to-one basis through recreational, educational, cultural and
social activities. The position is responsible for assisting the
team with supervising, counseling, teaching and supporting
children, families and foster families as needed.
--- Provide individual treatment and supportive services to youth
and families including but not limited to role modeling in the home
and community, assistance with homework and/or participation in
related education activities, and others as identified in the
--- Participate in development of individual service plans.
--- Conduct family team meetings with families to discuss on going
decision making process etc.
--- Function as an advocate on behalf of youth with community
agencies and facilitate linkages of children and families to
--- Maintain regular communication with guardians, foster parents,
and/or biological parents of youth. Assist with youth supervision
and provide transportation to youth and families as needed.
--- Collaborate with service providers including but not limited to
DSS and Mental Health Clinic to ensure the best service
--- Document status and progress made on all goals including but
not limited to; educational, vocational, social/emotional,
behavioral and personal matters. Completes all reports in timely
--- Minimum High School diploma required; Associate's degree
--- Minimum 1 year experience working with youth and families
preferred. Experience working in not for profit preferred.
--- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including various
hours, nights, weekends and holidays and on call hours.
--- Valid Driver's License required dependent upon region
--- Travel is required
--- Navigating City Public Transportation, may be required,
dependent upon region.
--- Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse
--- Skills: organizational and communication skills including
attention to detail, oral and written communication skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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