Are you interested in making a difference with children and families?  At YSB, our staff work hard to make kids matter every day! Take a look at our current opportunities! Interested applicants can submit a resume and  application to humanresources@ccysb.com.

Position Title: Family Counselor
Open Date: 02/01/2023
Close Date: Until filled
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-time
  • Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work in a team are critical.
  • Utilize available history, team input and early interaction with family to assess and plan for a course of reunification services.
  • Provide intensive in-home services to further the goals of the reunification plan. Services typically include: individual and family sessions, sessions with caregivers and / or extended family, supervising visits, and engaging with families in day-to-day activities to teach and model.
  • Increase safety for children through observation and intervention in the home and community, drug testing as indicated, and role modeling.
  • Utilize appropriate evidence-based curriculum following extensive training.
  • Manage all aspects of assigned cases, including extensive case management through gathering information, phone contacts, follow up, and accompanying and supporting clients in various arenas.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing professional relationships within the community related to children, youth, and families including, but not limited to, County CYS and JPO staff, school personnel, treatment providers.
  • Testify in court for assigned cases.
  • Maintain up-to-date case records, statistics and service plans.
Position Title: Parent Educator
Open Date: 02/01/2023
Close Date: Until filled
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-time and Part-time
  • Position requires a Bachelors Degree in related field or substantial related work experience; training and working knowledge of children and families, extensive education in parent education methods, casework methods, crisis intervention techniques, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Provides parents with a comprehensive, individualized in-home program of instruction relevant to effective parenting including: infant stimulation relevant to development, nurturing, child development, communication, discipline, safety, nutrition, anger management, and self-esteem as well as the development of skills relevant to time, money and household management.
  • Organizes and carries out parent education and support groups throughout the service area.
  • Provides on-going case management services to families on their caseload.
  • Identifies parents and/or children in need of specialized services and makes referrals to appropriate community agencies.
  • Maintains comprehensive case records, summaries and statistics related to families served.
  • Provides court testimony related to client services as requested by Centre County Children & Youth Services.
  • Maintains interagency linkages and cooperative relationships among collateral agencies through collaborative community projects and attendance at interagency meetings.
Position Title: Residential Child Care Worker
Open Date: 02/01/2023
Close Date: Ongoing
Full-Time / Part-Time: Part-time and Full-time, hourly
Requirements: The position requires you to be at least 21 years of age and have at least a high school diploma and practical experience with youth, or significant related coursework.
  • Care for and supervise youth, ensure safety, mediate conflicts, provide meals, administer medication as needed, and transport youth to appointments and/or school as necessary
  • Provide assistance to program residents to improve or enhance skills in areas such as anger management, problem solving, decision-making, time management, strengthening peer relations, increasing employ ability, and goal setting and achievement
  • Assisting in individual, family, or group counseling
  • Participating in recreational activities