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Job Title: Advocate
Location: El Paso County
State: Colorado
Close Date 6 Apr 2017
Position Description:

The primary responsibility of the Advocate is to initiate, organize, plan, develop, and implement direct advocacy services to assigned clients and their families. All service plans will be based on a strength-based approach using the wrap around model.

Job Details:

Status:  Part Time Hourly                   FLSA classification: Non-Exempt. 

 

Company Information: 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.

 

Summary of the Position: Hourly, part-time positions serving youth and families throughout El Paso County are available. Applicant must be dependable, committed and able to serve as a positive role model for youth in community, school, and home settings. The position offers flexible hours, competitive weekly pay and activity reimbursement. 

 

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications/Requirements:   Minimum High School Diploma or GED required. must have access to reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and minimum car insurance limits of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability. Pass criminal and child abuse clearances. 

 

Must pass Criminal Background Checks and Child Abuse clearances. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance with bodily injury liability limits of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident.

 

Benefits Available:  Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, AFLAC, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 

Contact information:  Interested applicants email cover letter and resume to the Attn: elpaso@yapinc.org

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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