Careers at the YOC
The Youth Opportunity Center, Inc. exists to help troubled children and their families. We seek to teach socially acceptable behavior, instill emotional stability, and guide the reunification of families.
In addition, we aim to protect the child, the family, and the community from negative life events. Our goal is to assist families in breaking the cycle of dependency in the child welfare and juvenile justice system. Do you want to be a part of our team?
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The Youth Opportunity Center provides staff with extensive training to better understand the needs of our youth and families. We provide classroom instruction, shadowing (observation), and videos as part of our core training curriculum. YOC staff have opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions with mentors and training personnel during all facets of the hiring, training and employment process.
YOC’s screening process includes extensive background checks, drug screens, and reference checks. YOC staff must demonstrate positive character traits and be positive role models for our kids, during and after work hours.
The YOC accepts staff and interns who exhibit professionalism, flexibility, maturity, a strong work ethic, enthusiasm and a willingness to develop and grow within an organizational culture. Minority, culturally diverse, and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply as well.
Applicants for ANY POSITION must be 21 years of age or older; pass a pre-employment drug-screen and a complete criminal history background check, which includes information from the FBI, Department of Child Services (DCS), Child Protective Services (CPS), and the National Sex Offender registry.
**PAID training will take place over a 2-4 week period**