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Job: Youth Advocate


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Title Youth Advocate
Categories Southern California
Position Type TEMP TO PERMANENT
Salary $24/ hour
Location Los Angeles
Job Information

We are hiring for a temp to hire TAY Youth Advocate in LA. Position is full time and is mainly M – F basic business hours but can include some evenings and weekends. This is a community based position that requires a car and driving, mileage reimbursement is offered. The Youth Advocate/ Social Worker is responsible for case management, psycho- social assessment, development and implementation of intervention strategies. The YA SW provides clinical leadership to multi-disciplinary team and direct youth supports and coaching to support each youth to achieve goals of housing stability, sustainable and sustaining employment, and educational achievement. The YA SW is active in developing, supporting and implementing an individualized, strength based, culturally competent, youth-centered approach. Successful YA/SW IIs understand how to motivate, influence, and mentor young adults to achieve goals while launching adult lives from foster care. $24/ hour.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s Degree in a discipline to be eligible to register with the BBS as an ASW, AMFT, or LPCi and working toward professional licensure.
• Experience working with transition age youth with complex presentations including chronic trauma preferred, strong case management experience required.
• Must be able to pass a Community Care Licensing background check

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