Wage: $14.25/hour; 37.50 hours per week
(education, experience, etc.)
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work,
education, sociology, or related field is preferred.
- 2 years’ experience working with children or in the
human services field
- Ability to perform SCM procedures to ensure youth
safety during emergent events.
is under the direct supervision of the ACE and Residential Services Supervisor and
is responsible for the supervision and day to day programming of youth in the
Program as well as supervision of Social Service Aide 1s and Government
Services Interns working in the ACE Program.
This position functions as a support staff member for the Residential
program during the school year.
The ACE Program
is a primary dependent and delinquency prevention program for at-risk
youth. ACE offers the youth of Tioga
County an opportunity to develop self-esteem, values for daily living and a
sense of belonging using the minibikes as a motivational tool.
Services is a 12 bed, co-ed, residential facility that works with youth who are
adjudicated dependent of delinquent. The program requires 24/7 Supervision of
direct and safe supervision of program participants.
NYPUM, WEP, and Fairways components for a variety of populations.
& maintain certifications as required. (NYPUM
Certification, TCI, First Aide/CPR, SCM, Medication Administration and other
certifications as deemed necessary to meet 3800 regulations and program
and implement group oriented activities dealing with program planning, team
building, group process, decision making and problem solving for youth in both
peer group counseling sessions.
families and youth that have been referred to the program.
or assist in development of a contract between youth and identified individuals
(parents, case manager, probation, and schools).
the contract between youth and the identified individuals by telephone and home
visits each week. This includes responsibility for keeping records up to date
and contacting participants’ families at least twice a week.
the behavioral modification program regarding point cards and the point system,
ensure youth in the Residential program are on track and meeting their educational
written evaluations on youth participation and progress in the program,
including recommendations for changes in the existing contract.
overall program logistics – appropriation of program supplies and equipment,
menu planning and food ordering.
the duties of the ACE Summer Counselors (Social Service Aide 1s/Government
in interviewing and recommending the hire of summer counselors.
in the planning, coordination and implementation of summer staff orientation,
training and instruction.
immediate first aide to participants while in the field.
all ACE program components and demonstrate the ability to work in all
components as needed.
written evaluations on summer staff and program reports as required
the educational needs of all youth with in the Residential program are met,
advocate for the youth for class placement as needed. Preform testing for youth
for appropriate levels of reading and math.
a rapport with outside agencies to promote the use of existing and future
programs. This may include contact with the schools, the court system, other
human service providers; and/or other community organizations.
fundraising events and assist in gift proposals that are related to the ACE
for inventory and maintenance of all program equipment.
scheduled conferences, staff meetings and staff development sessions.
and implement new programming as directed by the Supervisor/Director of the
transportation for youth to and from the Program and other locations as
in the on-call rotation for Residential Services.
duties as assigned by supervisor/ Director of the Program.
- Comfortable performing multifaceted projects in
conjunction with day-to-day activities
- Ability to get along with diverse personalities,
tactful, mature, flexible
- Possess sound judgment and reasoning abilities
- Possess oral and written communication skills
- Resourceful and well organized
- Comfortable with team process
- Ability to establish credibility
- Be decisive assertive and persuasive
- Ability to function independently while in the field.
- Comfortable conducting presentations in public.
Licenses, Certificates or Knowledge:
- Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and acceptable
Motor Vehicle Record
- Knowledge of and adherence to CASSP
- Knowledge of community resources
- Computer skills to include word processing
- Medical and physical screening clearance
- Act 33 and Act 34 clearances
- Social security card
- Immigration and naturalization (I-9) clearance
- Good oral and written communication skills
- FBI Fingerprinting
- 85% Outdoors in varied climates and terrains
- Great deal of physical activity – ability to ride a
minibike, participate in high and low ropes course activities, lift 50
- Provide transportation to Program Youth on a regular
- Occasional travel throughout Tioga County to providers
and other human service agencies as well as occasional travel to statewide
SAM, Inc. Tioga County is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled