Careers

Overnight Emergency Bed Youth Advocate

Employment Status

Full-time

Deadline

Open until filled

Location

Des Moines

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Overnight Emergency Bed Youth Advocate will supervise, provide support and establish rapport with the nine Emergency Bed participants during the overnight and morning hours, while providing an atmosphere of safety and mutual respect.
Emergency Bed participants will be young adults 18-21 who are experiencing homelessness. Youth Advocates will work to ensure all basic needs of the participants are met, and that they are provided with a safe, stable environment in which to work towards stability.
Duties will include checking youth into the facility, providing emergency needs for youth such as bedding, food and hygiene, and monitoring the facility during the overnight hours.
This shift's specific schedule is Wednesday through Friday 9pm to 9am and every other Saturday 10pm to 8am Sunday.

 

A full job description is available within the application process.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A High School Diploma/equivalent is required.

One year of experience in the human services field is required.

 

For more information, please contact Abigail Bohling at abohling@yss.org

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

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