Employment Opportunity: Youth Support Partner

Organization: 
Bucks County High Fidelity Family Teams Program
Location: 
Hatboro

Immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Hatboro location for our Bucks County High Fidelity Family Teams Program.
• Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who has your own experience with complex emotional and behavioral needs? Please share (within your comfort level) a few sentences about your experiences.
• Please share an example of how you have successfully navigated a child serving systems? (Mental Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Probation, Special Education)
• How have you shared your story and experiences with others?
• Are you available to work 3 evenings per week?
If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then consider applying to our immediate opening for a Youth Support Partner in our Hatboro office.
Please note, that in order to be a Youth Support Partner, it requires you to have had personal involvement with a child-serving system.
WORK-RELATED EXPERIENCE DOES NOT COUNT.

The High Fidelity Wraparound process, known in Bucks County as High Fidelity Family Teams, is a needs based planning process to improve the lives of children with complex mental health needs and their families by empowering the families and youth to have their voices heard through an individualized planning process.
The individualized plan is child-centered and family-focused with the process focusing on strengthening the natural family, extended family and social supports for the child and family by developing a team to support the family throughout the process and in learning the skills of the model.

Deadline: 
7/11/17
Responsibilities: 

The Youth Support Partner works with the youth (and families during meetings) throughout the Bucks County area who have agreed to participate in the High Fidelity Family Teams Process.
The Youth Support Partner will work as part of the High Fidelity Team providing support and guidance to the youth throughout the process, during meetings, and in completion of the individualized plans developed by the youth and their family. The Youth Support Partner will work with the identified youth to develop their own team of supports (natural, community, and systems).
The Youth Support Partner will use their own life experiences to model for the youth how to navigate systems using their voice to meet their needs while developing natural supports within their own community to reach their family vision.

Qualifications: 

• Be a young adult (18 -25 yrs old) with experience handling complex emotional and behavioral needs.
• Have life experience which allows you to possess a diverse understanding of the struggles youth with complex emotional needs endure.
• Have successfully navigated child serving systems (mental health, child welfare, probation, education)

• Salary: $14/hour
• Medical Insurance offered after 60 days of employment; 3 plan options offered by IBC
• Dental Insurance after 60 days of employment; 2 plan options offered by Sun Life
• Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy provided by CFF
• Retirement plan information: 401K plan with company match and profit share
• Paid time off: 9 Holidays and 17 days of Paid Time Off
• Mileage and Expense Reimbursement

Contact Info: 

Bryon K. Luke MSS LSW
Senior Managing Director
Child and Family Focus, Inc.
610-325-3131 ext. 60

CFF is a drug free work and equal opportunity employer

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