INTERVENTION SPEC III-D60 in Woodridge, Illinois, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Compensation Base: $15.00 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or 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.

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th St.

Woodridge, IL 60517


The position provides para professional work providing a full range of educational and therapeutic services directed toward the care and rehabilitation of clients.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs one on one or small group instruction with residents in math or reading
  • Participates with and supervises clients in daily programmatic activities.
  • Provides leadership and serves as a role model to clients in the performance of academic activities.
  • Provides for physical safety and care of clients who are under supervision.
  • Reports significant changes in the behavior, attitude, or physical condition of clients to higher-level staff members.
  • Interacts with educational and clinical staff to ensure overall treatment and educational goals are accomplished.
  • Participates in conferences regarding client behavior and academic progress.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including: Bachelor's Degree
  • Other Qualifications:
  • Must have valid IL Substitute Teaching License. 
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
    • Criminal clearances.
    • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.