Basic Function and Responsibility:
Under the supervision of the Transitional Living Program
Coordinator, provide counseling and support services to youth
clients and families in the UAY Transitional Living Program,
including youth who are pregnant or parenting youth. Work includes
coordination with collaborative providers and the program
participants for the TLP grant. Primarily provides individual and
family counseling, parent skills training, independent living
skills, advocacy, and case management, and promoting positive
parenting techniques that enhance the family life of teen parent
clients through a strength-based approach. This is a full-time
1. Provide skill building and advocacy to a caseload of 10-15
homeless/near homeless youth including pregnant and parenting teen
2. Teach independent living skills, including budgeting,
managing a home, establishing bank accounts, housekeeping, and meal
3. Assist teens in obtaining affordable, stable housing
4. Assist families in identifying any barriers to completing
their education or obtaining employment and provide families with
assistance in overcoming such barriers (this may include
transportation, child care, financial difficulties, etc.).
5. Maintain client case files, completing required paperwork,
case notes, and reports.
6. Work within a team approach collaborating with the Teen
Parent Program staff, and other UAY staff, through participation in
weekly staff meetings, case management meetings, and other
consultation with staff.
1. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Program
2. Develop and maintains knowledge of resources, services, and
opportunities available to youth and families.
Minimum of a Bachelors's degree in human services, counseling or
related education and 1 year prior experience working with teens or
in a youth service setting; bi-lingual in Spanish and English
Must have a valid driver's license.
Compensation: $31,000 to $34,000 starting salary, plus benefits
that include health insurance, flex spending, life/disability, paid
time off, wellness program and retirement.