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Direct Care Staff - Afternoon shift Location: AMIkids- White Pines (Jonesville, SC) Job Code: 9/10-397b # of openings: 1 Description Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting Impact on Kids? AMIkids has served over 135,000 kids and their families since 1969.
Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping youth realize their full potential and become a valuable part of their community.
About AMIkids White Pines Since 1997, AMIkids White Pines has been dedicated to helping kids discover the potential within them, transform their lives and strengthen our community.
Located in Jonesville, South Carolina, AMIkids White Pines empowers our kids through care and guidance to reach that potential and, as a result, breaks the cycle of failure and poverty.
Even kids with a troubled past have the potential to achieve a bright future, and AMIkids White Pines works every day to separate their troubled past from a bright future.
Now, you can be a part of this outstanding organization and help guide the way.
Take the step.
Make a difference.
Our Guiding Principles: Kids First, Family and Safety Our Core Values: Respect, Creativity, Honesty, Enthusiasm, Loyalty, Integrity, Leadership, Diversity, Goal Orientation, Excellence and Dedication.
What will you be doing? Direct Care Staff are integral members of AMIkids White Pines operations team.
Reporting to Shift Supervisors you will ensure operational effectiveness by mentoring and safely supervising program youth, maintaining accurate and up-to-date shift documentation, and disclosing incident reports be to Shift Supervisors and Directors.
Your core responsibilities will be to: Ensure the safety and supervision of all youth in accordance with all operational requirements and state mandates, Balance mentorship and supervision serving as advisor and positive role model for program youth Provide guidance and coaching in behavior choices by teaching social, self-help, academic and living skills, Execute routine shift duties according to standard operating procedures such as documenting accurate shift logs for all shifts and conducting timely bed checks during overnight shifts, Participate in day and/or overnight trips and special activities that involve recreational sports which may require extended workdays or on-call status Who were looking for We aim to fill the Direct Care Staff role with dedicated and confident individuals enthusiastic about positively influencing the lives of youth in their community.
This is a great role for someone who values safety, leadership and personal growth.
Direct Care Staff will demonstrate a commitment to ongoing crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state requirements and will also be required to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certifications by a nationally recognized organization.
Minimum Education, Skills and Experience for this role are: A high school diploma or GED, At least one-year experience within an educational or youth service program, preferably working or volunteering with troubled youth, Leadership acumen and problem-solving ability necessary for executing crisis intervention Must possess and maintain valid South Carolina state drivers license and have a driving record that meets the standards of the AMIkids Transportation Policy.
Direct Care Staff may be required to obtain and maintain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with passenger and school bus endorsement.
Obtain and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state requirements, Obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid Certification by nationally recognized organization Whats in it for you? As well as providing an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids' lives,AMIkidsoffers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, Retirement Opportunities, Holidays & Personal Time Off (PTO), Education Assistance, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Disability Programs and Credit Union Membership.
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