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Internal Application - Counselor/FM Shifts

at New Haven Youth & Family Services

Posted: 2/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1037

Job Description

Interested in working a residential shift?   These shifts are good opportunities for you to gain skills and/or work  with our youth.  FT shifts vary (see below).   On-call opportunities are also available for those unavailable for FT commitments and/or wishing to work additional hours.   Let us know you are interested by completing this internal application.  We will discuss with you and with your current supervisor within 5 days.  

In most cases, we expect you to have completed at least 6 months of acceptable performance history  in your current position ; however, exceptions may justify consideration.    In addition to a review of your experience and skills, some shifts have additional requirements such as:

(1)  Overnight/ Noctural shifts must have meet time in a similar position and/or educational minimums.  
(2)  Priority is given to Shift 1 candidates (supporting the school day) who have,  or can easily obtain,  a sub-credential (this requires a BA and the passing of the CBEST test). 
(2) FM positions (Shifts 5 and Shifts 7) require knowledge of our P&P, have a demonstrated sound performance history (internally or externally) and meet minimum educational and/or work history requirements.    

Counselor shifts hours noted below as follows (shifts hours may vary slightly from scheduled assignments) PLUS be able to attend required trainings/meetings.

Trainings/House Meetings are normally on Wednesdays.  Shifts 2-7 currently have this training on Wednesdays from Noon - 2 pm.   Shift 1's (school shifts) training may be scheduled following their a workday (advance notice is provided - this is often on a Wednesday). 

Shift 1 - 40 hours/week:       
School Shift (80%),  20% in homes or off-school hours.    Monday - Friday,  7:15 am - 3:15 pm

Shift 2 - 38 hours/week:      
Awake Overnight.  Monday (Sunday night) - Thursday (Wed. night),  12:30 am - 9:30 am

Shift 3 - 35.5 hours/week:      
Awake Overnight.  Thursday night - Saturday night,  11:00 pm TH  - 10:00 am Friday, 10:30 pm  - 11:00 am on Saturday and 11 pm - 11 am on Sunday.

Shift 4 - 36 hours/week:       
Counselor Shift.  Saturday (days) 7:00 am - 3 pm,  Sundays 11:00 am - 10:30 pm,  Monday/Tuesday late afternoon/evenings, 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm .

Shift 5 - 38 hours/week:      
FM Shift.  Thursday - Sunday hours as follows:   Thursday & Friday 2:30 pm - 11 pm, Saturday, 11 am - 11 pm,  Sunday 3:00 pm - 12:30 am (early Monday morning).  

Shift 6 - 31.5 hours/week:      
Wednesday - Saturday as follows:  W-F 2:30 pm - 10 :30 pm,  Saturday 3 pm - 10:30 pm.  

Shift 7 - 38 hours/week:
FM Shift.  Sunday 7 am - 3 pm, M-W 2:30 pm to 12:30 am

See Job Description - all positions require ability to physically intervene and to drive youth (in addition to duties defined in JD).

New Haven Youth and Family Services is an EOE F/M/Disabled/Vet


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