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Family Teaching Partners

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

$5,000 Hiring Bonus Business: Boys Town Location: Boys Town Nebraska - Omaha Status: Full-time Job Summary: In a career as Family-Teaching Partners, part of giving youth a second chance is exposing them to new experiences. Youth come to the Boys Town Family Home Program for a variety of reasons family issues, abuse, neglect, abandonment, involvement in the juvenile justice system. You come in by presenting them with opportunities in education and school involvement, giving them their first happy Thanksgiving or teaching them how faith can help them heal. We strive to give Boys Town Kids the fulfilling lives they deserve. Schedule : Live in, 24x7 position Responsibilities: Live on-site in a Boys Town Family Home and provide direct care for 6-8 at-risk youth through creating a safe and loving family-style living environment Provide emotional support utilizing praise, positive feedback, affection and empathy to build one's self-confidence and respect Use rational problem-solving techniques to teach youth critical thinking skills, assist with behavioral problems, counsel through personal issues and provide crisis intervention Plan, participate and provide opportunities for individual and family activities that are both educational and entertaining Display and teach parenting, family and relationship skills to youth, legal guardians and caretakers to create family engagement Maintain contact with both internal and external consumers agencies to obtain or provide information regarding youth's behaviors, strategies and progress Prepare written records for household budgeting, tracking youth progress, reporting incidents/behaviors and document youth medical needs and appointments Teach and role model Boys Town values and ethical behaviors, as well as support and encourage participation in regular religious activities Supervise the activities of assigned Assistant Family-Teacher to aid in their development and success Manage the daily operating schedule of the home; assist with youth transportation needs, and overall household upkeep Benefits & Perks: Annual starting salary of $100,000 per couple Fully-paid living expenses, which include rent, utilities, and a monthly household budget Benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 401K retirement plan; paid vacation and sick leave Supporting youth with new traditions such as sport events, family dinner, graduation, volunteering in the community and visiting Lake Okoboji Opportunities to earn college credit while working Relocation assistance Company vehicle ​ Required Qualifications: Be at least 21 years of age or older High School diploma or equivalent is required, some college credit is preferred Must possess a valid marriage certificate Valid driver's license with good driving record and ability to pass MVR Check Flexibility and willingness to work a wide array of hours, which includes days, evenings, weekends and holidays Ability to pass a thorough background check and reference verification procedure in order to determine one's fitness to satisfactorily and safely care for youth Ability to attend a 2-week paid training in Omaha, Nebraska About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our ser

Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Family Teaching Partners, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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