Author: Matt Howell

05 May YOC reorganizing to adapt to changing child welfare landscape

The Youth Opportunity Center, a residential youth treatment facility in Muncie, recently reorganized its administration, according to Senior Administrator Rick Rowray, to adapt to a constantly changing child welfare environment. Part of the change was Rowray leaving the chief executive officer post to transition to senior...

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05 Nov Direct Care Hiring Fair Set For Friday, November 20th

The YOC will host a Direct Care Hiring Fair on Friday November 20th from 10am to 2pm. We are looking for individuals to work directly with at-risk youth and/or clients with DD/ID diagnosis in a residential treatment setting.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; possess...

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14 Aug Building More than Buildings

Mike and Sue Tschuor Mike Tschuor’s involvement with the YOC goes back a long way. Further than the YOC itself, in fact. “Back in the ‘70s when it was the old children’s home our office was across the street from it,” Mike says. He was a teenager...

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04 Aug Wifflemania 2015: Benefiting Youth Opportunity Center

2015 Wifflemania will be held on Saturday, August 29th at Morrows Meadow. Wifflemania is a double elimination wiffleball tournament with all proceeds supporting the mission of the Youth Opportunity Center. Come experience a day of fun for the entire family. Teams and sponsorships now being accepted. Registration...

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10 Dec YOC’s Juvenile Detention Center Recieves National Award

2014 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Published Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Youth Opportunity Center’s (YOC) Juvenile Detention Center was recognized by the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators as the 2014 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner for detention facilities on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Performance-based Standards (PbS)...

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09 Jun The Wellness Current

June Wellness Challenge – *200 WellBucks* This month’s challenge is “New Year’s In June.” Take some time this month to reevaluate your goals or set a new one… call it a “Mid-Year Resolution.” One of the keys to successful goal setting is to set goals you...

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