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 clients.  Must have knowledge of procedures for possible runaway, suicidal or aggressive behavior in youth; be able to demonstrate ability to exercise sound judgment and decision-making.  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; be a High School graduate (or GED completion).  Prefer at least 2 years’ experience working with youth in a group setting.  The minimum age is 21; pass and maintain courses in CPR, first aid, food handlers and blood borne pathogens; must have a TB test done annually and must submit a driver’s record annually.  Must pass a background check and pre-employment and on-going random drug testing, employees authorized to drive employer vehicle must 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 full-time position that pays $13.60 – $16.24 hourly.  To apply please go to www.fpst.org for application.

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