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Employment Opportunities

Youthnet is a private not-for-profit organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and unlawful harassment. Employment decisions are based on merit, agency mission and operational needs, and not on race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and any other factor as protected by law. All employees must pass a background check and be at least 18 years of age [some positions require age 21]. Dependent upon position, an employee may be required to provide an abstract of their driving record. In addition, employees are required to complete a TB test. Youthnet is a drug free workplace.

Current Openings -

  • Independent Living Services - Case Manager

    YOUTHNET
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    TITLE: Independent Living Services - CASE MANAGER
    REPORTS TO: Program Manager
    POSITION: Non-exempt
    DATE: January, 2020

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    To support independent living goals for youth from foster care and help them learn self-sufficiency skills. To help assure the health and safety needs of adolescents and young adults served by Youthnet are expediently addressed. To instruct and model appropriate social and life skills. To assist youth with job skills, housing, applying for college, and learning community resources that will support their transition to independence. To assist with planning for youth-oriented events and monthly educational workshops.
    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Create youth-driven learning plans;
    • Complete assessments;
    • Meet with youth on a regular basis;
    • Assist with planning monthly groups and events;
    • Program upkeep including organization of training materials and client files;
    • Complete case notes documenting interaction with participants;
    • Attend DCYF team meetings;
    • Participate as a member of the ILP team in assuring the safety and supervision needs of the youth are met;
    • Participate as a member of the ILP team in assuring that identified goals are addressed;
    • Provide a positive role model for children and families in their home and community;
    • Attend all staff meetings and other mandatory trainings as required by Youthnet;
    • Instruct and model social and life skills as directed;
    • Must be able to address treatment goals objectively as identified on the Individual Learning Plan;
    • Must be able to maintain open mindedness regarding client choices and goals;
    • Document behavior and other pertinent information after each client contact;
    • Communicate with and assist IL Program Supervisor as required;
    • Other tasks as assigned

    Qualifications and Skills
    • BA in Human Services or relevant field;
    • 2 years experience working with adolescents;
    • Possess the ability and strong desire to work with at-risk children and families for various socio-economic, educational, cultural, and experiential backgrounds;
    • Ability to access resources and support services;

    • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends if necessary;
    • Ability to interact as a team member;
    • Possess above average communication skills, both written and verbal;
    • Possess above average documentation skills;
    • Complete necessary documentation in a timely manner;
    • Willingness to attend agency sponsored trainings/events and increase knowledge of issues relevant to families and youth in the Youthnet programs;
    • Self-directed ability to work independently and organize own schedule in an appropriate and responsible manner;
    • Ability to pass a Washington State background check;
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license and insurance;
    • Valid CPR and First Aid card;
    • HIV/Blood Borne pathogen training;
    • Pass TB test

Click here to view the Indeed job posting for the Therapeutic Foster Care Case Aide position.

NEEDED: Foster Parents willing to commit to care for children on a short-term or long-term basis. Youthnet desires to find parents interested in temporary respite care (weekends), short term shelter care (up to 30 days), foster care (assisting a reunification with biological families) and foster/adoption. For information contact: Carla Arnold at (360) 336-1610 ext. 201.

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