Youth Services Worker (P/T)
Salary: $17.05 - $24.92 Hourly
Location: Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA
Job Type: Part-time
Agency: 405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora)
Job Number: 21-00546
LinkedIn Tag: #LI-POST
Point of Contact: Ed Gilliland or Larry Cranston (641)858-5402
The starting wage is $19.23 per hour or $39,998.40 annually.
In addition, there is shift differential at $.60/ hour with overtime available.
The State Training School (STS) at Eldora offers a holistic social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic and vocational program that utilizes supportive counseling, behavioral health treatment, and consequences paired with praise and opportunity to males, ages 12 to 18 years old who have been adjudicated delinquent. Services and programs provide individualized treatment and offer comprehensive education, with a goal of transitioning the young man back to his community. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS).
The program available for residents includes:
General education studies
Special education programs
High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED)
Competency-based vocational programs
The Youth Services Workers at the STS are integral to the successful outcome of young men at the facility. If you enjoy challenging, yet rewarding work helping students find stability in their lives and security in their future, and can work as part of a team to help reach these goals you will want to have a career at the STS.
The State Training School provides an environment rich in challenges that will allow you to play a meaningful role in the rehabilitation of these young men with no boring days. You will be the glue that helps pull these young men together.
The State Training School is located in Eldora, Iowa, home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community featuring quaint shops, eating choices, and plenty of family friendly activity. The Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive is a must do which winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods and streams. Eldora is 45 minutes from Ames and Cedar Falls, 35 minutes Marshalltown, and only 22 minutes from Iowa Falls.
As an employee of the STS you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following and more.
Insurance - Health, Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability
The cost for Medical and Dental is only $45 per month for single coverage
Medical and Dental coverage for a family is $201 per month.
IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension
Deferred Compensation with a State-Funded match similar to a 401K
Paid Leave - 9 Holidays, Sick Leave, Family Sick Leave, Vacation, & Military Leave
Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development.
To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits web page. The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer
To apply, please visit our website at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa?location=eldora%20-%2050627%20-%20hardin%20county&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending
Posting ID: 571322106Posted: 2020-10-20