Eldora State Training School (STS) Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) Facilitator

Employment Status



Open until filled


Eldora, IA


The Eldora STS/AMP Facilitator will provide, at minimum, four-45 minute AMP Council meetings/cottage (4 cottages) per week & a monthly council meeting for the students in the honors program, on site for students at the State Training School in Eldora.

The Eldora STS/AMP Facilitator will work collaboratively with the Eldora STS Self-Sufficiency Advocate (SSA), the STS staff, the AEA Educators and STS faculty, and others as identified to prepare students for the transition out of the STS and re-entry into the community.  The Eldora STS/AMP Facilitator will utilize skill building programs focused on independent living and self-responsibility.  The AMP Council meetings will be designed to insure that students learn to engage community resources and can form positive relationships with responsible adults. The Eldora STS/AMP Facilitator will attend graduations, staffing’s (as appropriate) and any other STS processes where student accomplishments are recognized.  On or before discharge from the STS, the Eldora STS/AMP Facilitator will help to connect the student with an AMP program near their local community and provide them with resource materials & the website to local on-line AMP programming.


A full job description is available within the application process.



At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in social work, criminal justice, education, or related field and two years of experience in human services, teaching, or juvenile court work with high risk youth or young adults is required. A valid driver’s license is also required.


For more information, please contact Ruth Buckels at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE