Youth Intervention Aide

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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $19.44 to $20.66 / Hourly
  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Mid-Level
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education GED

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Visits recreation centers, parks and DRYS special events to cultivate relationships with youth;
  • Assists with counseling youth in understanding their situation, consequences of criminal behavior, and alternatives;
  • Converses with youth, individually and in groups, who are at-risk or suspected of participating in criminal behavior in order to discourage criminal behavior and discuss alternatives, and positive opportunities;
  • Initiates referrals of youth to various community-based services and opportunities;
  • Communicates with Pathways and Recreation Management and Center Directors regarding youth;
  • Writes reports regarding daily interventions and youth contacts;
  • May visit homes of youth referred by police officers, probation officers, parents, schools, neighbors or other sources to assess home situation and parent and sibling relationships;
  • Works with DRYS Sentries on resolving issues and conflicts that develop at City Recreation Facilities and Programs;
  • Attends meetings regarding DRYS Programs and community youth initiatives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED; PLUS
One (1) year of direct experience with at-risk youth in a community outreach, youth services, or counseling capacity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
An active New York State Class D Driver’s License at time of appointment. This license must be maintained throughout employment in this title.

CITY RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION

(Youth Intervention Aide, City of Rochester)

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