Hillcrest Educational Centers
788 South St.
Hillcrest Educational Centers is a private not-for-profit agency that provides a range of individualized and comprehensive clinical, psychological and special education services for children, adolescents and families in Berkshire County, MA and the Northeast. The students served by Hillcrest in nonresidential and residential programs have complex psychiatric, behavioral and/or developmental disorders, including autism, and a variety of high risk behaviors.
Hillcrest Educational Centers, with 4 sites located in the scenic Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts, serves over 109 students and provides full and part time employment to over 500 staff. 24 hours a day, year round delivery of services allows for flexible schedules for students finishing undergraduate or graduate degrees.
Hillcrest Educational Centers offers extremely competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package that includes tuition assistance, medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement plan.
|Youth Development Professional (Direct Care)|
|Salary Range:||Location:|| To Commensurate With Experience || Pittsfield, Lenox, Great Barrington
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Human Services
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|ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES?|
NOW HIRING AT OUR PITTSFIELD, LENOX, AND GREAT BARRINGTON LOCATIONS!
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES?
OUR STARTING SALARY JUST WENT UP BY $1/HR WITH AUTOMATIC $.50 INCREASE AT 6 MONTHS AND 12 MONTHS!
DID YOU KNOW?
•We have tuition assistance programs to support you earning a college degree
•We have a Student Loan Pay Down Program to reduce your college loan debt
•We offer 8 weeks paid leave for new moms to rest and recover
•We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance option so you can stay healthy
•Reduce your health insurance premiums with our Wellness Program credit
•Hillcrest has it's own dental office where you can make payment through payroll deduction if needed
•We have a 403B plan to help you save for retirement
•Two weeks of orientation training will support you in your new role
•On going monthly training will help you learn and grow
•Participate in our Career Ladder and earn an extra $.50/hr in as little as 6 months with two additional increases of $.75/hr if you continue advancing on the ladder
Why work with Hillcrest? You will have the opportunity to:
•Challenge yourself professionally while contributing to the education of youth facing mental health/behavioral challenges
•Lend your expertise and collaborate with highly certified professionals
•Empathize with traumatized youth needing support
•Join a dedicated organization leading the field in residential treatment
•TRANSFORM LIVES OF THOSE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND!!
We would love to have you consider joining Hillcrest Educational Center as a member of one of our teams. We are a premier human service organization with more than 30 years of experience improving the quality of life for special needs youth through education, clinical, and residential services.
In the Youth Development Professional (YDP) role you would:
-support services and facilitate youth progress
-seek opportunities to teach and facilitate growth of inner
-through choices and decision making in youth
-ensures the safety, security and well-being of youth
NO EXPERIENCE? WE PROVIDE TWO WEEKS OF PAID TRAINING TO PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR ROLE
-learn about the mission and culture of our organization
-listen to program leaders and staff as they share their experiences
-hear from a student panel about their challenges and successes
-get certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
-get certified in 1st Aid and CPR
-spend a day doing a guided observation
Now hiring for Academic shifts (Monday through Friday), Residential shifts (Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Saturday schedules) and Overnight shifts (please inquire regarding schedules)
Positions available in our Autism Spectrum Disorder program in addition to our other residential programs.
|High School Diploma or equivalent required |
Bachelor's Degree preferred