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Residential Caseworker, Providence, RI

RESIDENTIAL CASEWORKER (Full-Time) - PROVIDENCE, RI

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 Providence, RI in our 6 bed, semi-independent living group home for girls (ages 16-20) involved with the Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF).      

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.
  • Ability to work a varied and rotating schedule (8am-4pm, 2pm-11pm) includes weekdays, weekends, and some holidays.

Responsibilities:   Supervise up to 6 females (ages 16-20) and assist them to meet their treatment plan goals and provide behavior management.  Be a positive role model for the young women; provide behavior advocacy in the areas of female health needs, education, vocation, legal and family intervention; coordinate creative and therapeutic recreational activities; faciliate individual and group instruction for social and life skills development; assists the girls to perform daily life skills activities.    

Benefits include:     Hourly wage $16.50.   Medical, dental and optical insurances; short-term disability and life insurance; training and professional development; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; retirement program; wellness benefit; pre-tax childcare, and more.

The Key Program is a private, non-profit human services agency whose mission is to assist at-risk and court-involved children/adolescents and their families to develop positive life skills so they may pursue productive and rewarding lives.  Key works in conjunction with the MA  Department of Children & Families (DCF), MA Department of Youth Services (DYS), the MA Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the RI Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) and is an agency provider of both community-based outreach services and residential treatment programming.

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.