Employment Application


Mentors & Case Aides – Youth Empowerment Mentoring Initiative (YEMI) (State Wide)

Youthworks is looking to hire mentors and case aides to provide supportive services to youth and adults in Bismarck, Fargo, and throughout North Dakota. Mentors and case aides should have strong relational skills and should be adept at managing their own schedules. The ability to receive feedback and maintain confidentiality is a must. Travel may be necessary for some.

Duties/Expectations:

  • Provide emotional, social, and practical support within limits
  • Role model healthy, trusting relationships by using clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries
  • Assist mentees in meeting their individualized goals
  • Acknowledge mentee’s strengths, talents, and gifts and find opportunities to use them
  • Empower mentees to resolve personal issues through problem-solving model
  • Participate in weekly activities outside of the home to expose mentees to new experiences and opportunities, connecting mentees to outside resources
  • Complete thorough documentation of weekly activities
  • Engage in clear communication with mentee, family, case manager, and YEMI project coordinator
  • Participate in pre-match, post-match and other ongoing trainings
  • Utilize supervision when needed and participate in quarterly meetings
  • Incorporate skills taught in mentor trainings, supervision, and meetings
  • Continuously challenge own practice by exploring personal thought processes, inherent biases, and values
  • Complete other duties and activities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Knowledge of one’s boundaries and biases
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Creativity and flexibility are essential in assuming significant responsibility

Time Commitment:

Mentors and case aides are asked to commit to a year of mentoring. Each mentoring relationship has a minimum expectation of 1-3 hours per week for a year. Mentors and case aides can have multiple mentees.

Compensation:

Mentors are compensated $12.50/hour; case aides’ compensation is dependent on experience. Mentors and case aides will be paid for one-to-one support, group participation, training, supervision, and meetings.

Applications:

A Youthworks application, including references, must be submitted to:   Bismarck: kekart@youthworksnd.org    Fargo: jfleck@youthworksnd.org


 

Short Term Care and Assessment Center Coordinator Position – Bismarck, ND

Do you have a passion for working with at-risk youth and their families? Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment?

Youthworks is currently seeking applicants for a Short Term Care and Assessment Center Coordinator in our Bismarck office.

The responsibilities of the Short Term Care and Assessment Center Coordinator include:

  • Crisis intervention and support services for youth placed into Youthworks Short Term Care and Assessment Center.
  • Completion of assessments, service plans, and discharge planning regarding youth and their families
  • Working as a member of the agency team
  • Effective collaboration with program partners, including Juvenile Court, law enforcement, county social services, and regional human service centers.
  • Providing family and individual counseling for the youth and their families
  • Providing reunification services for the youth and their families
  • On-call work on rotating basis

The position requires a four-year degree in a human service field (social work, counseling, education, etc). Preference given to applicants with a Master’s degree, licensure, and experience working with adolescents and families. The position is a full-time, benefitted position. Please send application, resume and cover letter to Emily Yanish at eyanish@youthworksnd.org


Part-Time Shelter Facilitator – Minot, ND

Do you have a passion for working with at-risk youth? Interested in being a positive role model for teen? Looking for experience in the human services or criminal justice field?

Youthworks is seeking applicants to provide basic care and supervision for youth at its new Attendant Care program in Minot. These positions entails direct supervision of youth, performing initial intakes, being a positive role model, and creating structured activities. The program is staffed 24-7 on a scheduled, on call basis. We are currently seeking interested applicants who are available for scheduled on-call shifts, with a guaranteed stipend for each shift. All shifts currently available.

You must:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Lead mandatory trainings, including introductory trainings, staff meetings, and in-service training.
  • Be dependable and reliable
  • College degree or relevant work experience preferred

Please send application, resume and cover letter to Emily Yanish at eyanish@youthworksnd.org


Part-Time Shelter Workers – Minot, ND

Do you have a passion for working with at-risk youth? Interested in being a positive role model for teen? Looking for experience in the human services or criminal justice field?

Youthworks is seeking applicants to provide basic care and supervision for youth at its new Attendant Care program in Minot. These positions entails direct supervision of youth, performing initial intakes, being a positive role model, and creating structured activities. The program is staffed 24-7 on a scheduled, on call basis. We are currently seeking interested applicants who are available for scheduled on-call shifts, with a guaranteed stipend for each shift. All shifts currently available.

You must:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Participate in mandatory trainings, including introductory trainings, staff meetings, and in-service training.
  • Be dependable and reliable

Please send application, resume and cover letter to Emily Yanish at eyanish@youthworksnd.org


Human Trafficking Specialist – Eastern North Dakota

Youthworks has an immediate opening for a Human Trafficking Specialist to serve Eastern North Dakota (Fargo, Jamestown, Grand Forks, and Devils Lake regions) with office located in Fargo North Dakota.  This is a full-time benefited position.

Duties include case management for survivors of human trafficking and host home development, licensure, training and case management.

This individual would be part of a Statewide team of professionals focused on anti-trafficking work.

Master’s degree in Human Service related field preferred, or Bachelors degree and experience in working with survivors of sex trafficking, sexual assault, and child welfare, domestic violence would be considered.

Excellent benefit package and family friendly agency.

Salary range: $40,000 – $45,000 depending upon education/experience

To Apply

Please submit Youthworks Application, cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Jessica Fleck, jfleck@youthworksnd.org


Part-Time Shelter Staff (Bismarck, ND)

Youthworks is seeking applicants to provide basic care and supervision for youth at its Attendant Care program and Short-Term Care and Assessment Center. This position entails supervision of youth, acting as a positive role model, performing initial intakes, creating structured activities, and promoting positive behaviors. This program is staffed 24-7. Must be willing to work some Holidays, weekends and overnights or early mornings when needed.  Very limited M-F daytime hours are available at this time. Hiring for all other shifts.

To Apply

Please submit Youthworks Application, cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Emily Yanish, eyanish@youthworksnd.org


Part-Time Shelter Staff (Fargo, ND)

Youthworks is seeking applicants to provide basic care and supervision for youth at its Attendant Care program and Short-Term Care and Assessment Center. This position entails supervision of youth, acting as a positive role model, performing initial intakes, creating structured activities, and promoting positive behaviors. This program is staffed 24-7. Must be willing to work some Holidays, weekends and overnights or early mornings when needed.  No M-F day shifts are available at this time. Hiring for all other shifts.

To Apply

Please submit Youthworks Application, cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Katy Van Dyke, kvandyke@youthworksnd.org


Gaurdian ad Litems Part-Time (Grand Forks, Minot & Devils Lake, North Dakota)

The North Dakota Guardian ad Litem Program promotes the child’s best interest and provides a voice for those children in court. The Guardian ad Litem is an objective and independent advocate for the best interest of the child.

Once assigned a case the Guardian ad Litem must:

  • Review records
  • Interview appropriate parties
  • Determine if a permanent plan has been created and whether required services are being provided
  • Submit reports to the court with recommendations. Attend and participate in all court hearings.

Compensation:

  • $16.50-$22.00 an hour

Applications:

To apply please send resume and cover letter with references to Lauren at lbosch@youthworksnd.org


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