YOUTH CARE WORKER

The Youth Care Worker will be responsible on all shifts for completing necessary assignments in order to ensure the successful operation of a co-ed emergency youth shelter for 4-17 year old Native American clients;  shall have knowledge of procedures for possible runaway, suicidal or aggressive behavior in youth; must be able to demonstrate ability to exercise sound judgment and decision-making; integrity and conduct shall be above reproach in that care workers serve as role models.  THIS POSITION REQUIRES COMPLIANCE WITH THE INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT PUBLIC LAW 101-630; 25 CODE of FEDERAL REGULATIONS PART 63 – INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION; CRIME CONTROL ACT OF 1990, EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS; and EXECUTIVE ORDER 12968, ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES AND THEREFORE MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE START EMPLOYMENT.  This position requires that the candidate be a mandated reporter; High School graduate (or GED completion); prefer at least 2 years’ experience working with youth in a group setting; minimum age to apply is 21; shall pass and maintain courses in CPR, first aid, food handlers and blood borne pathogens; must have a TB test done and must submit a Nevada driver’s record annually.  Must pass a  background check and pre-employment / ongoing random drug testing, possess a current valid Nevada Driver’s License and acceptable driving record as determined by the Tribe’s insurance company.  Preference given to qualified Tribal and Indian applicants in accordance with 25 CFR.  This is a non-exempt full-time position that pays $13.60 – $16.24 hourly.  Open until filled.  To apply please go to www.fpst.org for application.

 

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