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Youth Support Partner
Job Code:102019-027
Location:103-Youth Saluda
FT/PT Status:Part-Time as Needed
Salary:Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
  

General Information:

The Youth Support Partner works with the youth (and families during meetings) who has agreed to participate in the Intensive Care Coordination Process, The Youth Support Partner will work as part of the Child & Family Team providing support and guidance to the youth throughout the process, during meetings, and in completion of the individualized plans developed by the youth and their family. The Youth Support Partner will work with the identified youth to develop their own team of supports (natural, community, and systems). The Youth Support Partner will use their own life experiences to model for the youth how to navigate systems using their voice to meet their needs while developing natural supports within their own community to reach their family vision.



A Youth Support Partner must have experience with navigating multiple child serving agencies and the ability to share your experience with the clients served and other professionals. A Youth Support Partner needs to know how to work with a team of both professionals as well as family members in order to navigate concerns and needs. The Youth Support Partner will be trained in the High Fidelity Wraparound Model and be willing and able to implement this model with the youth/families that they serve. A Youth Support Partner must have flexible work hours and be available to the youth/family in the afternoon or weekend hours. Must be proficient with computer applications (Word, email).

 


Minimum Training and Experience:

High school diploma and some college preferred. Must be a young adult that has lived experience as a child/teenager with emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges is required. Must have been served by at least two child serving agencies (Special Education, Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, or Department of Social Services)


Special Requirements:
Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License and acceptable driving record. Must obtain a TB test with satisfactory results by the first day of employment and annually as required by licensing authority.

The agency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug free workplace. EOE