VYH Family Respite Program Seeking Staff

Looking to make a difference in the life of a child?  Paid opportunities with flexible hours are available!  The Family Respite Program of Valley Youth House has part-time employment opportunities available starting immediately.

The Family Respite Program provides support, role modeling, tutoring, recreational activities, in-home respite and life skills development on an outreach basis to at-risk children/youth and children/youth with various mental health diagnoses. Services occur in the client’s home, daycare, or community.


Candidate Qualifications:  Must possess a high school diploma or GED and have experience working with children.  PA Child Abuse History Clearance form, State Police Criminal Record Clearance form, FBI finger printing and a driver history checks are required.  Transportation is required.

Position Responsibilities:  Provide one on one respite services to the identified child/youth as determined by the referral source (4 to 28 hours per week). The hours available are mornings, evenings and weekends.  Mentors are required to attend relevant monthly program meetings and trainings.  On a bi-weekly basis, mentors will submit completed progress notes.  Employment is for Northampton and Lehigh Counties.

Salary Ranges:  Mentors will be paid $12.  Time spent directly with youth, attending meetings and training will be paid.



Valley Youth House

Attn:  Family Respite Program

3400 High Point Blvd.

Bethlehem, PA 18017

Call: 610-820-0166

Email: kwilliams@valleyyouthhouse.org