June 6, 2016

Transitional Living Specialist

Company: Family Youth Interventions - Transitional Living Program is a program of Comprehensive Youth Services

Location: The Transitional Living Program is located at: 235 Cass Avenue, Mount Clemens, MI 48043

Job Title: Transitional Living Specialist

Availability: Part time (24 hours / week). The program is open and requires staff coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Employees will work a flexible schedule including: Days, Evenings, and Midnights. Employees will share covering weekends and holidays. Schedule is posted one month at a time.

Wages: $9.50/ hour

Requirements: Minimum of a high school diploma with at least one year experience working with youth. Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field is preferred such as: Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or Mental Health. One year of experience working with youth / adolescents is preferred. Applicants must consent to criminal and Central Registry Clearance (child abuse and neglect) background checks.
Also required is proof of a negative TB test, three references, and a valid driver’s license.

Description: Working with young adults ages 16 – 20 in an 18 month residential program. Assist in the implementation of the Transitional Living Program (TLP) in accordance with licensing standards utilizing the Ansell-Casey Transitional Living Assessment, Curriculum and Guide Book. Maintain the policies and procedures governing the TLP. Assist in the implementation of the TLP including coordination with community agencies and resources. Assist in meeting contract and licensing requirements and completing required paperwork. Assist in observing all health, fire, and safety regulations as well as assuring all resident medical and safety regulations as well as assuring all resident medical and safety needs are met. Assist resident with daily routine including hygiene and self-care issues, planning personal schedules and leisure time, teaching daily living skills and providing transportation when necessary. Help facilitate resident house meetings.

To Apply: Email resume to:
Nicole Francis
Program Manager
235 Cass Avenue
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043

Intervention Specialist Part-Time

Company: Family Youth Interventions - is a program of Comprehensive Youth Services

Location: 418 Cass Ave., Mount Clemens

Job Title: Intervention Specialist Part-Time

Availability: Part-time Intervention Specialists (IS’s) work 3-4 times a week on average. They can work a maximum of 7 shifts in a 2 week pay period. As a group, the IS’s make the monthly schedule and are responsible for filling it. They work a combination of 7 am to 3 pm, 3-11 pm, 11 pm to 7 am. There are also 11 am to 7 pm shifts on the weekends. All IS’s share in covering weekend shifts and holiday hours. We are open 365 days a year and never close.

Wages: $9.25 an hour. When staff works any midnight, Friday PM or weekend shift, they earn a bonus hour of pay for at least 8 hours worked. There is time and a half for holidays.

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a human services field though a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Individuals must have a negative TB test result and have 3 satisfactory professional reference checks. The applicant must pass criminal and child abuse/neglect background checks. IS’s must complete at least 120 hours (or 15 shifts) of supervised training before being signed off to work solo. New staff initially shadow trained staff, then co-facilitate and finally facilitate the daily schedule with supervision.

Candidates need to be mature, patient and good at working as member of a team. Individuals need to be good at multi-tasking, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Description: Work with up to 6 male/female clients, ages 12-17, in a 21 day youth crisis shelter. Supervise and assist clients with daily structured schedule and activities. Facilitating group, educational, life skills and recreational activities. Assist clients and families with conflict resolution and crisis management. Answer and assist callers on the 24 crisis line. Perform phone and in-person assessments on prospective clients. Complete daily client behavior and observation documentation as well as all other required documentation. Assist with building upkeep and cleanliness. Opportunities to do community outreach, grant writing and fundraising.

To Apply: Email resume to:
Jane Kaufman
Program Manager
418 Cass Avenue
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043


Family Youth Interventions Transitional Living Program
DEPARTMENT: Transitional Living Program
HOURS: 12-15 hours a week. Schedule established as needed.

REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s degree with a major in psychology, social work or guidance and counseling. Experience and knowledge of youth development, family dynamics, experience in counseling and case management and experience in a child caring agency is desired.

SUPERVISED BY: Program Director. Evaluation of this position is given after the first ninety days of employment and annually, thereafter. The Counselor is evaluated by the Program Director on the basis of but not limited to: Performance of Major Position Elements; Conformance to CYS Policies and Procedures and Personal Characteristics.

 Assist in the planning and development of the program in accordance with the Family Youth Services Bureau Transitional Living Legislation, Best-Practice Standards, and self-assessment tool, the Ansell-Casey Transitional Living Assessment, Curriculum and guidebook and licensing standards.
 Provide individual counseling to residents in the home.
 Provide family counseling to resident’s family whenever indicated.
 Provide aftercare counseling to residents who have left the home upon request and indication that such services are needed.
 Develop treatment plans, quarterly assessments/reviews and complete clinical and other file documentation on all residents.
 Assist in developing and maintaining policies and procedures governing the program.
 Assist in the implementation of the program including coordination with community agencies and resources.
 Participate in public relations activities, outreach, training and community collaboration meetings.
 Is available on call consultation of individual cases with regard to counseling
 Assure for the compliance of all licensing laws, regulations, and requests and assists in the care and maintenance of the facility observing all health, fire, safety and emergency procedures.
 Provide best practice standards in all aspects of the program and serves as a role model to staff.
 Participate in team and individual supervision, case staffing/consultation and staff meetings as scheduled.
 Ensure the continual health, safety, and protection of all participants.
 Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Part-Time Therapist

We are seeking a Licensed Masters-level therapist to provide individual and family therapy to clients and their families as well as outpatient and aftercare therapy as needed. In addition, this position involves answering a crisis line and conducting in-person assessments.
Schedule is flexible and availability should include day, evening, and weekend hours to meet client needs. This position is up to 20 hours a week, however, dependent on client demands, may have spans of time with a minimal time commitment.
This position would be a great fit as a second job or for those looking to have supplemental income. Experience working with at-risk teens and knowledge of Family Systems Theory preferred. LLPC’s and LLMSW’s are acceptable and licensure supervision is available on site at our facility in Mt. Clemens.

Interested individuals should contact Tammy Wagstaff at twagstaff@familyyouth.com.