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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Employment Coordinator, Part-time

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 Workforce Development Programs at Youth Services is launching a youth-led screen-printing business which will combine workforce development skills and mentoring for the young people that Youth Services works with, as well as others in the community.   This programmatic model also includes case-management support, youth-voices and leadership, along with entrepreneurial development.

In addition to facilitating the operation of the screen-printing business in collaboration with the Brattleboro Screen-printing Cooperative, this position will provide oversight and coaching for mentors and mentees s as they navigate strength-based relationships.  This work includes coaching  families, youth, and volunteers to assure successful mentor matches.

The Employment Coordinator will also attend local network meetings and support advocacy of efforts for our clients, while helping to develop relationships and collaborative partnerships with state and social service agencies, community partners, and stakeholders to further the agency’s ability to achieve agency goals and improve the systems of care for our clients.  The Coordinator will also help to develop relationships and collaborative partnerships with the private sector, both small businesses and associations, to recruit mentors and employment opportunities for clients.

This Employment Coordinator will begin as a 20 hour per week position, but could increase to a full-time position.

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

Deadline to apply: Ongoing until position is filled

Job Requirements:

  • Have at least 3+ years of private sector collaboration experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage with adolescents and young adults
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with strength-based practices and youth development frameworks;
  • Experience in mentoring or being a mentor; case management, and/or social work.
  • Demonstrate ability to contribute to a supportive, and affirming environment for all people;
  • Understanding of dynamics of oppression, marginalization, poverty and ability to thrive in diverse work environment;
  • Successful experience teaching, training or supervising new learners, and a talent for empowering and engaging others to work together to achieve goals;
  • Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence based practices.
  • Must have a working knowledge of referral agencies in Windham County that deal with youths and families, and an understanding of youths from 12 to 24 years of age.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Google Suite skills necessary.

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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.