The HALO Jefferson City Girls Home is seeking applicants for a Youth Advocate position.
This is an opportunity to make an incredible impact on homeless youth in our community.
The position requires kindness, patience, mentorship, encouragement, tough talks, service, and leadership as youth navigate their way from homelessness to independence.
HALO is a transitional home for homeless teenage girls and their children. HALO is looking for applicants with experience working with at-risk youth, and who enjoy activity and interaction with residents and their children. FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY. Minimum 21 years of age.
Work closely with the Senior Youth Advocate to coordinate case management for residents
Actively engage with residents and their dependents and form trusting relationships with them
Encourage/empower residents as they go through the program, with the goal of helping them becoming contributing members of their community
Be available to assist residents as needed, such as: drive them to school, or doctor appointments on an as needed basis and assist them with any issues they have with their living space, participate in daily room checks, supervision of daily assigned chores.
Help to organize “Life Skills” workshops to take place on Sunday afternoons
Participate in all programs with residents
Facilitate and participate in evening and weekend activities.
Should a resident break any rule(s) or an emergency situation occurs, the Youth Advocate will report the occurrence to the Senior Youth Advocate and take the proper steps outlined in the Policy Handbook.
Manage Volunteers and Interns during shifts
The HALO Girls Home is staffed 24/7, 365 days/year. This role will require some nights and weekends.
This salary salary range is $24,000 - $28,000.
Location/Region: Jefferson City, MO (65109)