Runaway Homeless Youth Specialist On-Call

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Overview:

The Runaway Homeless Youth Shelter (RHYS) Specialist is expected to provide nurturing care and management of children’s everyday living requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum: academic record of a high school diploma or equivalent; some college education preferred.
  • A genuine respect for and interest in children and their families of diverse racial and ethnic identity; an ability to form a therapeutic relationship with children and their families.
  • Ability to put into practice all techniques of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (as taught in pre-employment training) and demonstrated respect for client’s rights and safety.
  • Ability to demonstrate counseling techniques
  • Ability to provide emergency hotline counseling and suicide prevention
  • Must have valid NYS driver’s license.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.

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