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Youth Care Workers at Rawhide

Youth Care Worker at Rawhide

What does a full-time Youth Care Worker do?

  1. Encourage Rawhide student development through the use of group activities, the planning of yearly events as well as developing leadership skills in the youth
  2. Development and mentoring of the Resident Instructors
  3. Crisis intervention with youth through verbal de-escalation techniques
  4. Ability to work a non-traditional schedule

As a youth care worker, you will build healthy relationships with the young men in residential care and spend time getting to know each of the guys staying at Rawhide. Youth Care Workers provide leadership and direction of an alternative authority for Rawhide guys by taking responsibility for the care, training, and treatment of each youth in the home, and by providing healthy youth activities that encourage spiritual growth, enrich relationships, and stimulate personal development.

Youth Care Workers provide direct-care support to the operations of the living unit by providing coverage in the homes and assisting the Living Unit staff with the daily functions and objectives of the Living Unit.

Qualifications that help make a great Youth Care Worker:

  • Experience working with at-risk youth
  • Strong personal commitment to biblical values with an ability to display these values in an exemplary moral lifestyle
  • Ability to relate to an aggressive teen who has been in trouble with the law
  • Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff
  • Organized and dependable
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, without restrictions (except for glasses) and have a good driving record
  • Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity