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: Prevention Youth Advocate
Open Date: 8/30/2021
Close Date: Until filled
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-time hourly and Part-time hourly
Requirements: Position requires high school diploma or GED and two years of experience working with children, youth, and families, the ability to work effectively with groups of children, youth, and families, and the ability to work independently.
Description: Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Assisting in the development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive program of youth development services to children, youth and families at community and school sites, and at YSB programs, including youth centers in Bellefonte and Snow Shoe, outreach sites throughout the county, in the schools, and residential programs.
    • Provides evidence-based and other programs to youth through school presentations, health classes, small group sessions, and through our community outreach and after-school programs.  These groups will provide information and activities on drug and alcohol prevention, bullying prevention, and improving social and decision-making skills.
    • Assures that information collecting and record-keeping requirements are met, that outcome-based evaluation is conducted, and that required monthly reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner.
    • Provides community education concerning program services through the distribution of public relations materials and public presentations on the program to educators, youth group leaders and community groups.
Position Title: Family Counselor
Open Date: 8/23/2021
Close Date: Until filled
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-time, hourly
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: Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • 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.
Position Title: Grants Manager
Open Date: 07/27/2021
Close Date: Until filled
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-time, salary
Requirements: Position requires a bachelor’s level degree and previous writing experience.  Experience writing and submitting federal grants that have been funded is preferred.  Position requires excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.  Attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and the ability to collaborate with staff across multiple programs is critical.
Description: Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  1. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of program operations across the agency through regular contact with Program Coordinators/ Directors, periodic staff meeting attendance, periodic program observation, and review of written records including current and previously funded grant proposals and data collection efforts.
  2. Seek out new funding opportunities and prepare written opportunity summaries to be shared with the agency’s leadership team for decision making purposes.  Funding opportunities should support current YSB programs as well as potential new program areas identified by YSB’s leadership team.
  3. Create written funder profiles to be shared with the agency’s leadership team and/or board of directors to check for existing connections to funders.
  4. Write and submit proposals for approved funding opportunities ranging in scale from requests to local clubs, banks, and foundations to state and major federal grants.
  5. Collaborate with the agency’s finance team to ensure that grant budgets meet the requirements of the funding sources.
  6. Hold meetings with all affected staff to ensure that everyone is aware of requirements related to funded grants, and develop plans to track staff time, activities, numbers served, project outcomes, etc.  Include a plan to check-in and update progress regularly throughout the grant period.
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