30+ days ago
San Jose, CA
Advent Group Ministries is a diverse team of Christians with a common mission: to empower people to restore relationships and break the destructive cycles of abuse and addiction through the hope and healing made possible by Christ’s love and quality treatment.
Group Home Worker/Direct Care Worker job include
*Creating a therapeutic and structured relationship with At Risk Youth (ages 12-17) who come from juvenile justice and social services systems
*Working alongside a team to help implement the treatment plans of youth who are chemically dependent, sexually exploited and/or behaviorally/emotionally disturbed
*Providing daily supervision, transportation, recreational activities, and in-home management of up to six adolescents.
*Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII licensing regulations
*Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with at least 5 years driving experience and no more than 2 points on driving record
*One of the following is REQUIRED:
Bachelor Degree (preference given to a social science major)
valid Child Development Teaching Permit
completed 12 semester units Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster/Kinship Care Education AND100 hours experience working with youth
valid CAADAC certificate or similar AND100 hours experience working with youth
valid Vocational Training certificate demonstrating that you instruct children in vocational skills AND100 hours experience working with youth as a mentor/coach
previously employed full-time at a group home for at least one year.
If you are interested in this unique and influential opportunity, email your resume to start the process. Persons of ethnic diversity and disability encouraged to apply. Additionally, please visit our website to view the complete job description.