Careers

Interested in a rewarding career that will make a positive difference?

On behalf of Youth Services, we would like to thank you for your interest in pursuing career opportunities with our community nonprofit. Youth Services provides exemplary service utilizing a team passionate about improving the quality of life throughout Windham County.

Youth Services is proud to offer a generous benefits package that, when coupled with competitive salaries, allows us to attract and retain the best staff you may ever work with. If you would like to be part of a talented and caring team dedicated to providing outstanding services, please consider a career at Youth Services.

There are also many ways to volunteer your time and talents at Youth Services, which has enjoyed a long tradition of tremendous community support.  Each year nearly 300 volunteers play an invaluable role in supporting the agency’s delivery of services in a variety of ways. Youth Services has a long tradition of offering internships to graduate students as well as work study jobs. Thank you for your interest in Youth Services!

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Transitional Living Shelter Coordinator and Youth in Transition Case Manager, Brattleboro

Youth Services has been a highly-respected part of the Windham County of VT community since 1972. Our mission is to provide transformative prevention, intervention and development programs for young people and families in Windham County communities. Youth Services is a supportive, creative, dynamic workplace. We offer a competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

The Brattleboro Transitional Living Shelter Coordinator and Youth in Transition Case Manager provides direct support and referral services directed toward procuring and/or stabilizing safe housing, sustainable and meaningful employment, emotional and physical well-being and positive permanent peer and adult connections for disconnected young people ages 15-24.

In addition to direct service, this position oversees the Transitional Living Program shelter-apartment in Brattleboro.  This includes admissions and discharge planning with residents and their case managers; the maintenance of the existing shelter programming; envisioning and implementing programming that adjusts to residents’ needs and strengths; cultivating community partnerships to assist with enacting programming; coordinating with the landlord about maintenance and other issues and tracking and reporting on data.

Direct service and shelter management are centered in empowering clients to be impactful self-advocates, build resiliency, increase social/emotional competence and be engaged with their communities.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to renee.madore@youthservicesinc.org

Deadline to apply: Ongoing until position is filled

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or related field and/or an equivalent amount of training, education and/or lived experience.
  • Experience working with families and adolescents.
  • Experience with crisis intervention.
  • An understanding of the impact that trauma and toxic stress has on individuals
  • A social justice orientation to service work that emphasizes compassion, empathy, advocacy and instilling hope.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • The ability to balance multiple roles when interfacing with clients and team members.
  • Reliable transportation. Motor vehicle insurance coverage within legal limits set by the State of Vermont and/or funder requirements for transporting clients–whichever is greater.

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Director of Restorative Justice

Youth Services has been a highly-respected part of the Windham County of VT community since 1972. Our mission is to provide transformative prevention, intervention and development programs for young people and families in Windham County communities. Youth Services is a supportive, creative, dynamic workplace. We offer a competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

We are seeking a dynamic Director of Restorative Justice to lead an array of programs that relate to the intersection of the law and social services. These programs include Adult and Youth Court Diversion, the Youth Substance Abuse and Safety Program, Victim’s Assistance Services, Supervised Visitation and the Pre-Trial Program. We are looking for a collaborative leader comfortable working across disciplines and working with a variety of constituents including the State’s Attorney’s Office, Law Enforcement, social services providers, schools, community volunteers and other partners.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to renee.madore@youthservicesinc.org

Deadline to apply: Ongoing until position is filled

Job Requirements:

  • 1) Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice; 2) holds a license as a clinical social worker with focus on family and youth; or 3) a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or Social Work with at least ten years of experience may be considered in absence of a Master’s Degree.
  • In addition, the ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in a youth or human service setting with direct client service, personnel management and project management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of criminal justice system, law enforcement, family systems and adolescent development is helpful.
  • Experience providing supervision to professionals
  • Experience with crisis intervention.
  • An understanding of the impact that trauma and toxic stress has on individuals
  • A social justice orientation to service work that emphasizes compassion, empathy, advocacy and instilling hope.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • The ability to balance multiple roles when interfacing with clients and team members.
  • Must have reliable transportation. Ability to travel statewide to partnership meetings and trainings.