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Date Posted: 4/29/2022

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    Shelby, Ohio
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Job Description


Salary: $15.00

Bonus (if applicable): $3,000 for Eligible Hires


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Now hiring YOUTH CARE SPECIALIST, BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, YOUTH SERVICES SPECIALIST for 2nd shift (3 pm - 11 pm) and offering $3,000 HIRING Bonus* at Abraxas. Earn $15.50 - $23.25 per hour.

Abraxas Ohio, located in Shelby, Ohio is looking for strong, confident individuals to work with at-risk adolescent boys placed in our residential treatment facility for behavioral, mental health and drug and alcohol treatment.

To be successful in this role, you will be expected to provide the highest caliber of behavior-programming, crisis management, peer mentorship and responsibility to ensure the health, safety and wellness of our clients. ALL TRAINING PROVIDED, PAID TRAINING for YOU!

The Youth Care Specialist provides consistent professional direct care, supervision, and mentoring to our youth during classroom education, groups, recreation activities, hygiene, meals, and sleep. The Youth Care Specialist maintains a safe and therapeutic milieu (social environment) as well as supports the activities of daily living for our residents by providing structure, redirecting residents, and setting limits on whichever shift assigned. Occasionally, crisis intervention skills may be utilized. Our specialists actively engage youth in a teamwork-focused, trauma-informed care, and pro-social model designed to provide each resident with the necessary skills for a safe and productive life. Youth Care Specialists serve as positive role models and work as part of a team of educators, clinicians, and nurses to support each youth as he or she works to meet individual goals.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

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Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.


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