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YELLOWSTONE COUNTY JUVENILE CARE WORKER in BILLINGS, Montana

Yellowstone County is seeking a Juvenile Care Worker to provide counseling, basic care, and behavioral management for youth placed in County youth care facilities by a referring agency. Examples of Duties: - Conducts youth intake interviews and continues to regularly document youth behaviors and emotional status; - Provides basic care and supervision to youth; - Monitors and assesses the behavioral and emotional characteristics of referred youth and provides counseling or additional supervision to prevent self harm as needed; - Regularly communicates orally and in writing any changes to youth to all members of the youth care facility. Minimum Qualifications: - Graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or closely related field; or - Associate's Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or closely related field; and - A minimum of two (2) years' experience working with and counseling youth in crisis; or - Any equivalent combination of experience and training totaling four (4) years. - Valid Montana driver's license. - CPR certification (within 6 months). Equal Opportunity Employer.

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