Under the direction of the House Manager, the Residential Advisor (RA) assists male adolescent wards of the state with preparing for adulthood by providing counseling, employment assistance, and educational/life skills training. RAs refer residents for services, as needed; collaborate with case managers in reviewing and planning individual service plans; and provide transportation, as needed.
Knowledgeable of DCFS polices, procedures and regulations is an asset. Males are encouraged to apply.
Associates degree or at least 60 hours of college credits
One year's experience working with high risk adolescents, preferably in a residential setting
Valid driver's license and ownership of or ready access to an insured vehicle, as well as a clear driving record
About Youth Outreach Services
Youth Outreach Services promotes the strengths and abilities of youth and families by providing community-based services that empower and enrich each to face life’s challenges with confidence, competence and dignity.