Residential Caseworker, Fall River, MA - A Key Program Inc. Employment Opportunity

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Residential Caseworker, Fall River, MA

Want to make a difference in the life of a teen? That's what we do at the Key Program! Gain experience to jump start your career in the human services or social services field.  

We are seeking a Residential Caseworker to work in Fall River, MA in our 9 bed, residential treatment center for adolescents involved with the Department of Children & Families (DCF).

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred, or an Associates degree, or college coursework with one year of human service experience required.
  • All candidates must be 21 years of age or older.
  • All candidates must have a valid state driver's license; and, have a legally registered and insured car for work use.
  • All candidates must have the ability to work a varied and rotating schedule (8am-4pm, 2pm-11pm) includes weekdays, weekends and some holidays.

Pay and Benefits:   $16.50 per hour; medical, dental and optical insurances; short-term disability and life insurance; tuition assistance; graduate school scholarships; paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; pre-taxed childcare; training and supervision, and much more.

Responsibilities:  Supervise up to 9 teenage youth and assist them to meet their treatment plan goals and provide behavior management.  Be a positive role model for the young adolescents; provide advocacy in the areas of health needs, education, vocation, legal and family intervention; coordinate creative and therapeutic recreational activities; facilitate individual and group instruction for social and life skills development; assists the youth to perform daily life skills activities.

Key's mission is to assist troubled youth and their families with developing positive life skills and life experiences so that they may pursue productive and rewarding lives.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or veteran status.