Youth Treatment Specialist

Wedgwood Christian Services | Grand Rapids, MI

Posted Date 3/30/2018

The Youth Treatment Specialist is responsible to the Home Supervisor for providing daily care, counsel and supervision to the adolescents living within the DeVos-Crossroads residential treatment program with adolescents ranging in age from 12-17years old. Youth Treatment Specialists assist in overseeing the treatment programs of individual residents and managing the daily operations of the residential unit.


-Reporting to the home and shift supervisors.
-Providing daily care, counsel, and supervision to male residents in the DeVos-Crossroads residential program.
-Assisting in overseeing the treatments programs of individual residents and managing operations of the residential unit.
-Participation in recreational activities when they are scheduled.
-Meal preparation in the residential home.
Applicant must be atleast 20 years of age
-High school diploma required
-Must have a valid drivers license
-Additional education and/or certification in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related field preferred.
-Prior experience supervising at risk youth is preferred
-Ability to pivot, bend, twist and stoop while bearing weight of individuals served.
-Ability to lift 50 lbs. non-stationary weight through the approved Aegis technique is required.
-Alignment with Wedgwood Christian Services faith statement.
403B retirement savings plan

Social Services
Job Type
Part Time

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Address3300 36th Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49512