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DreamTree Project is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Teen Service Specialist- Substitute

Taos, NM 87571

$12.50 - $22.00 an hour - Part-time

Job Summary

Supervise teens, including teaching life skills and taking to activities. May work a variety of shifts (8 a.m. - 4 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., 4 p.m. - midnight, midnight - 8 a.m.). Must attend weekly staff training Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Responsibilities and Duties - Primary

  • Conduct intake and discharge interviews with residents.

  • Supervise youth in accordance with DreamTree Project policies and procedures.

  • Plan / participate in daily activities, including meals, chores, and recreational activities.

  • Complete all shift documentation, including but not limited to logs, notes, incident reports, and consequence contracts.

  • Perform urinalysis tests as required.

  • Transport youth in agency vehicles to appointments, activities, school, and other venues.

  • Answer the agency phone and cell phone, including checking voicemail and returning calls promptly.

  • Attend scheduled meetings with Program Supervisor and weekly staff meetings.

  • Communicate facility maintenance needs promptly.

  • Maintain facility security (e.g., lock and close all doors and windows when leaving).

  • Maintain clean driving record based on DreamTree Project insurance requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities and Duties - Overnight

  • Maintain security, including a nightly walk of the property, responding to calls from youth, and checking youth in rooms at least once a night.

  • Follow-up on any youth absences, including re-checking rooms and communicating with Program Director, law enforcement, and parent/guardian.

  • Prepare and maintain files and blank forms.

  • Prepare daily schedule, including activities, menu, and appointments.

  • Check youth in shelter rooms every 10 to 20 minutes throughout the shift.

  • Prepare breakfast

  • School transports in the morning along with other appointments

  • Other duties as assigned.

DreamTree Project is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.50 to $22.00 /hour

Experience:

  • human-services or education: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Location:

  • Taos, NM 87571 (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish, Tiwa, or Dine (Navajo) (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

Working days:

  • Monday

  • Tuesday

  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

  • Friday

  • Saturday

  • Sunday

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

  • 10-19

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift