Youth Services Coordinator
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Work with youth with disabilities who are at-risk of, or have previously been involved with, the juvenile/criminal justice system;
- Responsible for advocating for transition aged students at Committee on Special Education Meetings and providing transition services;
- Work with youth with disabilities and their families to develop an individualized support service plan;
- Work one-on-one with participants teaching skills established through their individualized plans; and
- Conduct youth risk assessment to determine potential for crisis and involvement with the juvenile/criminal justice system.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Candidates must have at least two years of experience working with parents of children with disabilities in a school and/or community service setting; experience with the special education process is helpful. The successful candidate should be organized and possess keen attention to detail. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is preferred.
Travel Required: Yes
Location: Utica, NY
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.
It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.
RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; seniors; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.
It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!