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Youth Specialists are in charge with improving the welfare of children and young people by completing the following duties: referring them to psychological services, getting medical care for them, counseling clients, maintaining case management records, and responding in case of emergency. A well-written resume sample for Youth Specialist should mention skills such as excellent communication and interpersonal aptitudes, an interest in helping others, decision making, attention to details, and networking. Eligible resumes in the field highlight a Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a similar area.

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Youth Specialist

Joined as Youth Specialist, managing a caseload of 40-60 youth with juvenile justice involvement, mentoring and building lasting relationships with at-risk youth.

  • Assisted youth with linkage and referrals in the community
  • Led and coordinated approximately 3-5 service learning and community service projects monthly.
  • Provided supportive services on as needed basis
  • Made sure all newly enrolled youth met program requirements, enrolling approximately 5-10 youth per month
  • Carried a case management load consistently of 40-60 youth involved with the juvenile justice system
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
2

Youth Specialist

  • Obtained and coordinated resources to support youth aged 3-24 in multiple settings
  • Provided short-term case management services to youth and their family
  • Advocated for youth needs to ensure welfare, health, development, and success
  • Supervised interns and trained new employee
  • Created and distributed monthly newsletters for youth and young adults in the community
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
3

Youth Specialist

  • Worked with youth from diverse backgrounds displaying sexually offending behaviors.
  • Coordinated care and monitored progress with therapists, supervisors, and youth specialists to meet individualized treatment goals established in a team setting to provide optimal quality of care.
  • Assisted residents with improving relationships, positive social skills, increasing self-awareness, teamwork, and developing appropriate expressions of feelings and emotions, and life skills necessary for transitioning back into the community.
  • Provided supervision to employees for shifts throughout the week promoting a positive and safe environment and encouraged team communication.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Sociology: Criminal Justice Concentration, Psychology
4

Youth Specialist

Supervise everyday life activities of assigned residents throughout the day and evening ensuring safe and secure conditions.

  • Supervise home visits along with clinical care for youth residents.
  • Assist youth residents to and from school and recreational activities.
  • Interpret the Agency's Polices and requirement and procedures.
  • Provide a strong sense of security and well being for each resident by assuring protection from physical or emotional abuse.
  • Provide a wide range of office support typed correspondence, faxing and clerical work.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Applied Sciences
5

Youth Specialist

  • Coordinate and implement services, including mentoring match support, supervision, conflict resolution, service learning, youth development activities and recognition, based on current research of best practices.
  • Plan, lead and support team members with mentor match and youth development activities including service-learning, job shadowing, career exploration, life skills workshops and recreation.
  • Serve as a Goodwill representative in the community and engage in community outreach, resource development and networking activities in order to grow and market the program.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with community partners, service providers and collaborating agencies.
  • Monitor partner operations to ensure compliance with MOU’s.
  • Perform background checks, conduct reference checks for potential mentors and other volunteers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Crime And Justice Studies, Sociology
6

Youth Specialist

  • Supervised youth in shelter
  • Transported/supervised youth on outings
  • Collaborated with treatment team
  • Performed intakes and discharges
  • Logged shelter activity
  • Administered medication
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Graphic Design
BA
Psychology
7

Youth Specialist

  • Provide direct support to the client assisting with modifying behaviors and daily activities and the agency rules.
  • Provide client observations and feedback, and other activities that promote integrations and systematic awareness.
  • Complete documentation/filing in timely manner.
  • Participate in weekly meetings with supervisor and monthly team.
  • Distribute medication and give medical attention to youth requiring assistance.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
8

Youth Specialist

  • Provide support and supervision for at risk youth.
  • Aiding youth in accomplishing program objectives as outlined in their treatment plans
  • Ensure the safety, integrity and proper implementation of therapeutic programming.
  • Build positive relationships with students, aiding in their growth and return to their communities.
  • Provide prescribed medication when scheduled.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Youth Specialist Intern

After School Program Youth Specialist Intern

  • Provide individual support to children in Partial-Hospitalization setting
  • Plan and implement strategic plans for clients
  • Develop targeted curriculum to improve client's behavior and coping skill
  • Observe professional clinicians through shadowing of mental health assessment
  • Facilitate group activities
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Tv Editing & Broadcasting
MA
Journalism And Communication
MA
Social Work
10

Youth Specialist

  • Provided crisis intervention information to clients and their families
  • Prepared intake paperwork and attended staff meetings
  • Developed daily program planning
  • Assisted in lead recreational, social and academic activities
  • Prepared and maintained files in a confidential manner
  • Logged and charted behavior patterns and activities
  • Ensured a safe and secure environment for residents
  • Provides youth supervision; implements group and individual treatment plans.
  • Develops effective relationships with youth, co-workers, and treatment team members
  • Assists in preparing reports regarding each youth's adjustment and progress.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Town & Regional Planning
HS
Ticketing & Reservation
HS
Diploma

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