Youth Advocate Programs

Advocate, Youth Advocate Programs

Posted on May 14, 2018

The primary responsibility of the Advocate is to initiate, organize, plan, develop, and implement direct advocacy services to assigned clients and their families. All service plans will be based on a strength-based approach using the wrap around model.

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults.

Summary of the Position: Hourly, Part Time positions serving youth and families throughout the Philadelphia area are available. Applicant must be dependable, committed, and able to serve as a positive role model for youth in the community, school and home settings.

The Primary responsibilities of the Advocate are to initiate, organize, plan, develop and implement direct advocacy services to assigned clients and their families. All service plans will be based on a strength-based approach using the wrap around model. This position offers flexible hours, competitive weekly pay and activity reimbursement.

http://www.yapinc.org/Jobs/Job-Openings/Job-Detail/jobid/1935

Note: There is a hiring event for this position on May 16th.  Details here: http://files.constantcontact.com/2e160a22101/16304756-3d80-4b98-8f97-2f312a53041a.pdf


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