This position is responsible to support to the Program Director with hiring and training new employees, providing supervision of staff, and communicating weekly performance to the Director. Also responsible to perform intakes, coordinate client staffing to manage the delivery of client service hours to ensure maximum and appropriate levels of weekly services while managing compliance with all regulations.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelors and Master's Degree generally preferred; commensurate experience in community-based agency programs is acceptable except for programs where the referring authority requires a specific degree. At a minimum, at least one year experience in managing personnel and budgets. Experience with at risk youth, probation, court liaison, etc. a plus. In order to perform the job successfully, and the individual should have knowledge of database software, spreadsheet software and word processing software.
Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be complete. Travel within the country will be required
About Chicago Youth Advocate Programs
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter future for all.