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: 10/25/19
Close Date: Until Filled
Full-Time Full Time
Requirements: Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work in a team are critical.
Description: Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Seek out and utilize consultation to increase professional skill level and translate that skill into day-to-day family work.
  • Participate in all staff meetings and all in-service training sessions or training deemed appropriate and necessary for proper or increased job performance.

Centre County Youth Service Bureau does not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

Position Title: Residential Child Care Worker
Open Date: 02/07/2019
Close Date: Ongoing
Full-Time / Part-Time: Part-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