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AmeriCorps Coordinator

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Douglasville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

-Company OverviewYouth Villages is a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. - Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.


Program OverviewYouth Villages' Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. - Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. - We have three different types of facilities-Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. - Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). -Position OverviewEssential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate and attend all necessary daily and weekly meetings
  • Plan and implement membership development trainings
  • Ensure required documentation and evaluations are produced in timely manner
  • Guide and supervise team leaders in completing monthly reports
  • Maintain van maintenance schedules
  • Inventory equipment and ensure housing codes are being met and maintained
  • Assist in recruiting and hiring of new members
  • Administer code of conduct and track member hours
  • Address and solve on site challenges in line with policy and procedure
  • Assist with post service transition of Corps members
  • Cover for team leader in them leader absence


    RequirementsA Bachelor's Degree is requiredOne to Two Years Experience working with youth requiredVolunteering Experience preferredExcellent communication skillsLeadership Experience strongly preferredAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible scheduleCovid-19 Vaccine RequirementAs of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.Additional BenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan401 (k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. -Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Atlanta , AmeriCorps Coordinator, Other , Douglasville, Georgia

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