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Job Title: Advocate
Location: Ontario County
State: New York
Close Date 13 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 position serving youth and families throughout Ontario, NY are available. Applicant must be dependable, committed and able to serve as a positive role model from youth in community, school, and home settings.


This position offers flexible hours, competitive weekly pay and activity reimbursement.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications/Requirements:  A minimum High School Diploma or GED is required. Pass Criminal and Child Abuse Clearances. Must have access to 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 completed annually


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


Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references to: ATTN: David Kelley at

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

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