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WYSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are interested in applying for a job posting, send a cover letter and resume to: Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc., 83 Prospect Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, ATTN: Human Resources or email to employment@waterburyyouthservices.org

*Please no phone calls or faxes

DIRECT CARE POSITIONS

Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. has four openings for Direct Care positions at our DCF funded Safe Home, a short-term residential home and respite center for children. Two Child Development Specialists for First Shift Saturday-Sunday 6:00 AM-2:00 PM and Two Child Development Specialists for Second Shift Saturday-Sunday 2:00 PM-10:00 PM. Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have no less than 2 years experience in the delivery of child welfare services. Experience providing direct services to diverse population who present with challenging behavior preferred, demonstrated ability and knowledge of the cultural, linguistic or experiential backgrounds of the children to be served and multi-lingual capabilities that are relevant to children served. Must meet the physical demands of the position; must be able to bend, sit, and stand for periods of time; manage stairs; run/walk quickly; must be able to lift 50 pounds. Each worker needs to be successfully trained in Physical and Psychological Management Training. Medication Administration Certified, CPR/ First Aid and bilingual a plus. Must pass DCF and Police checks, have a clean motor vehicle record. Hourly Rate is commensurate with experience.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume

Attn: HR/Safe Home

LEAD DIRECT CARE POSITIONS

Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. has 2 open positions at our DCF funded Safe Home, a short-term residential home for children. Lead Child Development Specialist First Shift Saturday-Sunday 6:00 AM-2:00 PM and Lead Child Development Specialist Second Shift Saturday-Sunday 2:00 PM-10:00 PM. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and have no less than 2 years experience in the delivery of child welfare services. Experience providing direct services to diverse population who present with challenging behavior preferred, demonstrated ability and competence in supervising staff; knowledge of the cultural, linguistic or experiential backgrounds of the children to be served and multi-lingual capabilities that are relevant to children served. The ideal candidate must meet the physical demands of the position; must be able to bend, sit, and stand for periods of time; manage stairs; run/walk quickly; must be able to lift 50 pounds. Each worker needs to be successfully trained in Physical and Psychological Management Training. Medication Administration Certified, CPR/ First Aid and bilingual a plus. Must pass DCF and Police checks, have a clean motor vehicle record. Hourly Rate is commensurate with experience.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume

Attn:HR/Safe Home

SCHOOL READINESS BUS/CLASSROOM AIDE

Our School Readiness Program has an immediate opening for a Van/Classroom Aide. Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED and prior experience working with small children. Bus /classroom aides are responsible for supervision of children during transportation to and from our School Readiness site as well as assisting in the classroom as needed. Candidates must be in good physical health as determined by a current physical examination, which includes a tuberculosis test and must meet the physical demands of the position; must be able to bend, sit, and stand for periods of time; manage stairs; run/walk quickly; must be able to lift 50 pounds. Clean DCF, background and motor vehicle checks are required. A valid CT Driver’s License is required. Schedule is Monday-Friday 10:00-3:00. This position follows the Waterbury Public School year calendar. Bilingual is desirable but not mandatory. Hourly compensation will be commensurate with experience. This is grant funded seasonal position.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume.
Attn: HR/SR Van-Classroom Aide

JUVENILE REVIEW BOARD CASE MANAGER

Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. is seeking a full time (35 hours) Case Manager to provide case management services for the Waterbury Juvenile Review Board. This is a pivotal position in providing support to participants. Candidates must have Bachelor’s Degree in a closely related field (Human Services, Criminal Justice, Counseling, etc.) with relevant past experience and training in working with at- risk youth and family issues and knowledge of community. Skill set includes the ability to maintain regular contact with referral sources, provide assessment, and the arrangement, coordination, and provision and monitoring of services to meet the needs of referred individuals and families, and assistance with community linkages for supports. Candidates must have experience in data collection and report preparation. The ability to work professionally with others, as well as autonomously is required. Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and written skills, and computer proficiency are all required. Candidates must have a flexible schedule. Bilingual is desirable but not mandatory. Transportation may be required, a current CT Driver’s License, automobile insurance and a reliable vehicle is a must. Clean DCF, background and driving record checks are required. Hourly compensation will be commensurate with experience. This is a grant funded position

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume.
Attn: HR/Juvenile Review Board Case Manager

PART-TIME 4-H MENTORING PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. is seeking a part time professional to coordinate our 4-H Mentoring Program. Candidates will have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a related field and relevant experience and training in at- risk youth and family issues/needs. Past experience in the implementation and oversight of programming, and the ability to ensure participant’s active participation in a variety of opportunities and activities is desired. Candidates will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Ideal candidates will possess excellent public speaking skills. The ability to work professionally with others, as well as autonomously is required. Candidates must have experience in data collection and report preparation. Excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills, and computer proficiency are all required. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and the ability to travel. Bilingual is desirable but not mandatory. Transportation is required, a current CT Driver’s License, automobile insurance and a reliable vehicle is a must. Clean DCF, background and driving record checks are required. Hourly compensation will be commensurate with experience. This is a grant funded position.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume
Attn: HR/4-H Mentoring Program Coordinator

PART TIME OFFICE COORDINATOR

Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Part time Office Coordinator. This is a 15 to 20 hour per week position. High school diploma or general education degree with a minimum of two years related experience and/or training in an office environment. Candidates must have excellent communication, and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task are required. Prior experience in multi-line telephone system and office equipment use. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and database entry skills a must. Clean DCF, background and motor vehicle checks are required. A valid CT Driver’s License, vehicle and current insurance coverage are required. Flexibility is a must. Bilingual is desirable. Hourly compensation will be commensurate with experience.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume

Attn: HR/Office Coordinator

SCHOOL READINESS VAN DRIVER

Waterbury Youth Service System, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Part Time Van Driver for our School Readiness Program, Monday-Friday; three and one half hours per day, 10:00-12:00 and 1:30-3:00. Ideal candidates must meet the physical demands of the position; must be able to lift 50 pounds; and will have prior experience working with small children. Candidate must be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess a High School Diploma, a valid Connecticut Drivers License, and a clean driving record. Employment is contingent upon clean background, DCF and Police checks. Bilingual is a plus but not mandatory. This position follows Waterbury Public School year calendar, which includes holidays, winter and spring recess, and snow days.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume

Attn: HR/SR Van Driver