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Secuirty Officer/Youth Counselor (Floater)

Company: Knox County Mary Davis Home
Location: Galesburg
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Mary Davis Home is a small, county-run detention facility that houses up to thirty-nine youth, ages 13-18. Our mission is to maintain a safe and secure environment and to create a positive impact on all clients through programming that will promote change and self-worth. To be successful, we would like to fill the vacant positions with strong individuals who can take initiative and be an active part of our team.The position requires a bachelor's degree, but no one area of focus is mandatory. The desire to work with youth is important. We want applicants who will rise to the challenge of working with juveniles who possess poor decision-making skills. Are you this person? These positions have two main components: security and counseling.Security is of the utmost importance. All employees are expected to maintain a high level of security during, mealtimes, group sessions, movement of population, and room confinement. All employees will be trained in officer safety and security tactics.Counseling is a key component of open positions. Through this and role modeling, we build a rapport with our clients. All employees actively participate in our programming which challenges our clients' thinking and helps them develop problem-solving skills. This is all done through individual counseling and scheduled groups.Job Types: Full-time, InternshipPay: From $38,982.00 per yearBenefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement planSchedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Holidays
    • Monday to Friday
    • Night shift
    • Overtime
    • Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:We have implemented Covid policies regarding clients when they first enter the building. All staff are required to wear masks when around clients. Anyone entering the building is required to wear masks.Application Question(s):
      • Are you willing to submit to an initial drug test when starting and random testing thereafter?
      • Are you willing to submit to a criminal record's check?Education:
        • Bachelor's (Required)License/Certification:
          • Illinois Driver's License (Required)Work Location:
            • One locationWork Remotely:
              • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Knox County Mary Davis Home, Peoria , Secuirty Officer/Youth Counselor (Floater), Other , Galesburg, Illinois

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