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Day Youth Care Worker-Eagle Lake 

About the Organization OUR MISSION



Endeavors passionately serves vulnerable people in crisis through our innovative, personalized approach.



We seek to provide comprehensive, effective, and innovative services that encourage growth, allowing people to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Why? Because we believe that everyone holds the capacity to grow, heal, change, succeed, and affect others positively.



OUR VISION



We restore dignity and improve the quality of life for the vulnerable people we serve through the benefits of our programs.



We seek to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. We do this through a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.



 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Number of Openings 10  
Category Migrant Services  
Location Eagle Lake, TX  
Description

*** Must be willing to relocate to work full-time in Eagle Lake, TX. Sign-on bonus offered ($500 after 30 days of continuous employment and $500 after 6 months of continuous employment)***

Federal Contract Requirements: Provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident.

JOB PURPOSE: The Youth Care Worker (YCW) at the Eagle Lake Children’s Center is responsible for providing direct care supervision for all children residing in the center. The YCW will ensure that the Daily Schedule is followed and children are supervised at all times.

 
Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSBILITIES: 

  • Assist in conducting Intake services to include but not limited to: completing necessary paperwork, providing child with an orientation packet. 
  • Provide children basic needs upon arrival to the program (to include but not limited to: a meal, clothing, shower, and hygiene). 
  • Must provide line of sight supervision to the children in care and ensure that ratios are continuously met. Ratio is 1 YCW to 8 children. 
  • Develop positive rapport with children in care while serving as a role model to create a safe and caring environment. 
  • Provide vocational courses and curriculum in a subject area prepared by the Vocational Coordinator and approved by the Program Director. 
  • Assist with the coordination of Physical Education instruction and other large muscle activities coordinator by the Recreation Coordinator. 
  • Must assist in the evacuation of children as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disaster or any other evacuation needed to keep children safe. 
  • Maintain count of all children under your supervision. 
  • May be asked to travel to assist in the reunification of children in care. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must be at least 21 years old.  
  • Proficiency in Spanish/English (written and spoken language skills), required. 
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office products and Google tools. 
  • Successfully pass a TB test annually.
  • Be physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of performing assigned tasks and have the skills necessary to perform assigned task. 
  • Pass a criminal history screen, including state, federal, and local child protection agency registries.
  • Successfully pass a drug screen. 
  • Ability to work independently and exercise a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Affidavit for Applicants for Employment with a Licensed Operation or Registered Children’s Home.

 

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or GED.  
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working within a child welfare setting. 

LICENSES: Clear driving record. 

WORK LOCATION: Eagle Lake Children’s Center in-person. 

OTHER: Must be available and willing to travel in case of an emergency evacuation and as the business need dictates. Must be available and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as required to meet business needs.  

EXCEPTIONS TO THESE CRITERIA MUST BE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT HEAD. 

NOTE: ALL application questions MUST BE answered (in full) in order to be considered for this position. 1 personal and 2 professional references must also be included.  

 
Salary/Wage $20/hour  
EOE Statement Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. also complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location its employees are working. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. are "Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers."  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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