Live-In Monitor (Volunteer Opportunity with Free Housing Provided)

Employment Status



Open Until Filled



YSS has an opening for a Live-In Monitor with our Transitional Living Program (TLP) in Ames. This is a volunteer/contract position.

A responsible individual is needed to live in the YSS TLP property to be available to the participants as needed and to hold them accountable for household chores and rules.

There are no fees associated with living at the property for the Live-In Monitor - rent, utilities, and a local phone line are provided.

A full job description is available within the application process.

  • High school diploma/GED is required.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse and recovery is required.
  • Previous experience working with youth that may have co-occurring issues is helpful.
  • One year commitment is required. 


For more information, please contact Hope Metheny at

All applicants are required to submit a YSS application.
YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE