Wheaton Youth Outreach
Wheaton Youth Outreach is a community based youth and family resource center serving the greater Wheaton area. Services include counseling for individuals, couples and families, crisis intervention for runaway and homeless teens, casework services for basic needs, and transitional housing for young women.
The Bilingual Therapist serves on WYO’s Specialized Youth Services Team and provides support and therapy to youth in crisis to keep youth safe, connected to their parents and prevent or minimize involvement with child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Responsibilities include: maintaining a full-time therapy case load with individuals, youth identified as high risk by their families, the legal system, or the educational system and families; providing crisis intervention services to local police departments regarding runaway or locked-out youth; assisting with training crisis team members; maintaining strong community contacts to facilitate excellent coordination of comprehensive services and the completion of monthly reports regarding program services.
Full-time with 2 evenings/week; rotating coverage of crisis response phone.
Salary for this position falls between $36,500 and $42,000 based on language skills, clinical experience and licensure. Additional compensation on an hourly basis for crisis work performed outside of business hours.
Outreach Community Ministries, Inc. (OCM) is a Christian, community service organization seeking to attract and hire a diverse staff of highly competent professional employees.
OCM complies with all applicable state and federal laws pertaining to nondiscrimination in employment, including nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and disability. As a religious organization, OCM reserves the right to make employment decisions based on its religious identity, as permitted by state and federal law.