Youth Recovery Specialist

Employment Status



Open until filled


Mason City


YSS is seeking a full-time Youth Recovery Specialist for our adolescent residential addiction treatment facility in Mason City. The Youth Recovery Specialist will supervise and care for residents of the house on a rotating on-duty, off-duty basis, while providing an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust.  The Youth Recovery Specialist is responsible for the daily living routine and general management of the house so that each resident can grow and develop as an individual to his/her fullest capacity.  The position is mainly one of supervision and maintenance rather than therapy.



A high school diploma/equivalent and one year of human service related experience is required.

Recovering applicants must have a minimum of two years of continuous sobriety to be considered for this position.

Must have a valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage in accordance with YSS policy.

A Bachelor's degree in a human services or related field is preferred.

Knowledge of the 12 Steps of AA/NA is preferred.


For more information, please contact Tracey Jennings at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE