Thank you for your interest in joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to provide a safe and therapeutic haven for children in crisis, and to educate, support and strengthen families in an effort to prevent abuse and keep children safe. Eligible full-time employees are provided a generous and competitive benefits package.

Executive Director 

After nearly a decade of compassionate commitment to the children and teens of Youth Haven, Jinx Liggett, Executive Director, has announced her retirement.

Youth Haven has hired a national search firm to assist in the hiring process. Please see the attached job description. Phone calls will not be accepted; please apply through the link below.

Youth Haven is a drug free, equal opportunity employer and does not, nor shall not, discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or religion. Local and federal background checks, and drug screening mandatory. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Executive Director Position Profile

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Youth Care Worker FT/PT & PRN SHIFTS

Local non-profit emergency shelter for children removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect needs dynamic, caring individuals to work full-time/part-time & PRN second & third shift positions within the Emergency Shelter. Youth Care Workers provide supervision of children in residence, consistency and structure in daily routines, assistance with record keeping, and overall duties necessary for the care and well-being of the children, many of whom have suffered trauma and have behavioral challenges.

Candidates must have a high school diploma and two (2) recent years’ experience working with children. AA or BA/BS degree preferred. Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements via e-mail.

Phone calls will not be accepted, to apply please email, fax or apply online by clicking here.

Youth Haven is a drug free, equal opportunity employer and does not, nor shall not, discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or religion. Local and federal background checks, and drug screening mandatory. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

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Youth Empowerment Mentor

DEPARTMENT: Homeless Teen Transitional Living Program (HTTLP)

WORK SCHEDULE: Your work schedule is subject to change and includes working all assigned holidays

Open shifts: M-F 4pm-12am: M-F Overnight 11:30pm-7:30am: Part Time Weekends

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide supervision and monitor resident behavior
Provide crisis intervention as needed or as directed
Support, empower and mentor youth in meeting their goals
Monitor and participate in life skills classes
Attend staff meetings and mandatory training sessions
Take an integrated approach as part of HTTLP team to achieve all program objectives
Utilize positive youth development approach and positive communication skills
Maintain professional telephone and e-mail standards
Maintain a professional appearance, attitude and ethics in the workplace.
Complete and maintain documentation as required

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

A BA degree from an accredited college or university or 2 years of experience working with target-population or relevant experience in a human services field
Working knowledge of adolescent developmental behavior
Ability to respond promptly and effectively in crisis
Must understand the practice of good boundaries with youth
Current First Aid and CPR
Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

This position requires fingerprinting, drug testing, and pre-employment background screening.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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