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Entry Level Youth Care Openings-Auburn NY location


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TalentEdge has direct hire opportunities in the Auburn NY area for Youth Care professionals. Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life.

Our client is offering a Sign On Bonus for Youth Care Professionals!

We have tremendous opportunities for Youth Care Professionals (YCPs) in Auburn NY . If you love working with kids, this is the job for you!

As a Youth Care Professional you will assist in the care and treatment of youth. YCPs assist youth in developing life and social skills in a residential setting, and in establishing a safe physical and emotional environment for youth in care.

We have openings for YCP I and YCP III depending on your education and work experience or background.

A full job description can be provided

As a YCP I, you will serve as an adult role model for youth and families in all behaviors, including communication, hygiene, appearance, management of self, response to stress, and in the demonstration of positive relationships with others.

The YCP III is depended upon for resolution of more complex problems or issues, may perform lead functions, mentoring and training, and shift charge responsibilities as assigned.

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrate skills, abilities, and knowledge that promote a safe physical and emotional environment for children and families within the context of their living environment.

  • Perform job requirements with regular supervision while actively learning new areas of expertise in order to fulfill greater responsibilities.

  • Develop, implement, monitor and report on treatment objectives for the youth.

  • Recognize differentiating youth behavior.

  • Responsible for managing activities within an individual or group dynamic, assuring the safety of the youth assigned by utilizing appropriate emergency and crisis intervention principles and techniques as needed.

  • Proactively maintain current knowledge of the emotional/behavior status of youth and their families, assess the effectiveness of treatment plans, and support interactions with family and local community.

  • Demonstrate the emotional competence and good judgment

  • Ensure the safety of the children/youth assigned continual awareness of all procedures relating to emergencies.



YCP I minimum:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • A valid driver’s license and meet agency driving standards


YCP III minimum:

  • High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years of experience; or Associates degree and 1.5 years of experience; or Bachelor's degree and 1+ years of experience

  • A valid driver's licens and meet agency driving standards

“TalentEdge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of TalentEdge to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.”