Wellness Specialist

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Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children, youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.

We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: Wellness Specialist ($38,000 – $47,000)

The job duties for this position are the following:

  • The Wellness Specialist is responsible for facilitating clinical sessions both in groups and individually.
  • Duties include recruitment, facilitation, and documentation of clinical groups.
  • The Wellness Specialist works on de-escalating youth in crisis situations, and connects youth to outside ongoing services. This includes, but is not limited to developing and connecting youth with resources, facilitating groups and individual sessions.
  • The Wellness Specialist will document all work provided and submits reports according to agency, county, state and federal requirements.
  • The Wellness Specialist is under the authority of the Senior Vice President of SE programs, the Program Director, and reports directly to the Social Work Supervisor.

This position requires the following from the applicant:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with adolescents and a Masters in Counseling, Social Work or an equivalent combination of experience in the field and education.

Valley Youth House (VYH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, VYH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the agency has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. VYH expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.