Youth Services Director
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Who is YouthLink?
YouthLink is a recognized leader in the Twin Cities and beyond for
our work to build pathways of opportunity for homeless youth and
youth in crisis ages 16 - 24. Our model is based on providing
support through outreach, handling basic needs, intervention, and
aftercare. Our youth-focused team provides innovative,
evidence-based services that guide youth on a holistic level toward
futures of education, employment, health and wellness, housing
stability and aftercare.
YouthLink is Youth Focused organization where diversity and
inclusion are valued and welcomed. Are you people centered,
innovative, client focused, ethical, patient, dependable,
confident, ambitious, and caring? Then you are a perfect fit at
YouthLink. Here at YouthLink, we believe in work/life balance and
recognize how important it is to our families. We are looking for a
Director of Youth Services to join our team and help us advance our
mission. The person in this position will play a key role as a
member of our management team and is responsible for leading youth
services including the drop-in center, Youth Opportunity Center,
outreach, case management, employment, education, Career Pathways
and services for sexually exploited youth.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a minimal waiting
period which includes, but not limited to: Health insurance
subsidized at 90%, dental insurance, 401(k), company paid life
insurance, a holiday program (11 + 2 floating holidays), generous
sick and vacation time off that begins accruing immediately upon
hire, continuing education, and growth opportunities.
Job Type: Full-time
Work Schedule: Primarily Monday - Friday daytime with availability
for some evening and weekend meetings
Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000
Primary Duties and Expectations:
Experience in youth serving organization, commitment to and passion
for youth experiencing homelessness.
Formal training/certification in diversity, equity, inclusion,
racial justice or related. (Preferred)
Formal training/certification in trauma informed care.
Strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Experience with and commitment to individuals experiencing
Comfort with Microsoft Office applications as well as exhibit an
ability to learn and utilize handheld applications systems and
other electronic recording systems.
A high degree of professionalism and ability to work with and
maintain confidential information.
Consistent ability to perform and contribute positively in a
diverse, collaborative team environment.
Ability to coordinate care, delegate tasks, provide referrals and
problem solve as needed
Dynamic energy, ability to multi-task and negotiate multiple
demands on attention.
Demonstrate an ability to utilize continuous improvement techniques
and quality research methods to optimize overall program operation
and build community relationships.
Ability to work efficiently and effectively both individually and
as part of a professional team.
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