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Family Educator

Company: Youth In Need
Location: Wentzville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Would you like a career that changes lives while working with a team built on shared values? Look no further! At Youth In Need, we value community and relationships. We encourage courageous spaces, leaning into discomfort, and stretching your learning muscles. As a Family Educator, you'll partner with children and families to formulate individualized child development goals and engage families in identifying their strengths/needs/interests to lay a foundation for lifelong family success. Youth In Need's top organizational value is safety, and in the spirit of that value, we are requiring that all our staff have an up-to-date vaccination status against COVID-19 in order to best serve children, youth and families.Our Company:Youth In Need has been around since 1974 helping to create safe places for the area's most vulnerable children. We have more than 400 full- and part-time staff who serve more than 8,000 children, teens and families at nearly 100 locations in six counties in Eastern Missouri.Youth In Need has been named a St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplace for seven straight years. We are nationally recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services as an exemplary program. We value social justice and are dedicated to enhancing racial equity in our organization. Our Commitment To Racial Equity:Racial equity, diversity and inclusion are core institutional values for Youth In Need, and we commit to developing an organization that is affirming, inclusive and equitable. Equity drives excellence. In that pursuit, we widen our focus to confront the structural inequities and systemic racism that impact our clients' well-being.For more information on our commitment, please visit . This Position:We are interested in a Family Educators with at minimum of a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and more than one year experience in social services or early childhood.We're looking for someone with experience working with low-income children and families and in a social service or educational setting. Ability to be CPR certified and Class E Driver's License are required.

  • For the full job description, please email This is an hourly position, starting at $15.50/hour.Why Apply?We offer an extensive amount of competitive benefits including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance at low cost
    • Paid Time Off including 12 Holidays, 1 Floating Holiday, 12 Sick Days and 2 Weeks Vacation (which increases with years of service)
    • 401k with 3% Employer Match
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Opportunity for growthNo phone calls please. If you have questions, please email .Youth In Need is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to ability, age, ancestry, color, cultural background, faith/religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, income, marital status, national origin, political belief/affiliation, pregnancy, race, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Youth In Need, Columbia , Family Educator, Other , Wentzville, Missouri

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