Youth Advocate

Chelsea, MA

Job Summary


Company Description:


Since 1969, we have been operating residential and community-based programs throughout MA. We offer an exciting and rewarding work environment with excellent supervision, training and benefits. Applicants who bring the strength of diversity are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.


Youth Advocate:


Seeking a committed, highly motivated, creative individual to serve as an advocate to court-involved youth. The major goal of this position is to reduce the disproportionate minority contact within the juvenile justice system in Dorchester.


Youth Advocates work in partnership with the Department of Youth Services, defense attorneys, probation officers, schools, youth-serving organizations, churches, and community-based organizations. The individual will work diligently to build healthy relationships with youth and connect them to resources in an effort to divert them from detention.


Requirements



  • Must be 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license

  • 5 years experience with at-risk youth

  • Fluent in Spanish and English



  • BA preferred but not required.


Reference ID: 77b28ead8eff

Date Posted: 02/12/2018

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