All Miami Bridge professional social work staff, including case managers possess a master’s degrees in a social, behavioral or rehabilitative science or a bachelor’s degree and professional experience in counseling and case management. Youth Activity Workers are required to have a minimum of a high school diploma and one year of experience working with youth. Their job duties include providing direct care and supervision of youth, including client transportation, reporting and data entry duties. Our team is supplemented with select service personnel, including: Residential Operations Coordinators, Cooks, and Youth Health-Care Coordination Specialists. Our management team provides planning, oversight, staff supervision, quality assurance, general management, financial services, evaluation, and reporting. Each employee who fills out a standard application for employment undergoes drug screening, an FBI background check, a Florida Department of Law Enforcement background check, and a local criminal background check prior to employment (in accordance with Chapter 985.407, Florida Statutes and DJJ policy). All law enforcement background checks include child abuse registry checks. Random drug screens are done throughout the year on all employees as well as monthly driver’s license checks. Volunteers and interns must also undergo background checks.
Compensation: $14- $16 Per Hour
Plan, direct and coordinate recreation programs for at risk youth. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, dance, social activities, music, gardening, activities of daily living, arts and crafts, etc. Encourage youth to acquire new skills, and to promote mental, emotional and physical well-being.
To assist youth in reducing anxiety, depression and stress, to strengthen confidence and socialization skills, to increase independence, and to teach youth to utilize community resources for fun and entertainment.
To collaborate with health specialists, counselors, and other staff to ensure that the youth's recreational needs are being met.
To complete leisure activities, life skills, and physical assessments on all youth to identify and create leaning opportunities, support behavioral change and promote well-being.
College degree in recreation therapy, physical education or coaching preferred.
Reliable transportation, valid driver license and excellent driving record is required. Must pass drug screening and FDLE background screening.
On-Call Youth Activity Worker
MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO EITHER 2:30pm-11:00pm or 10:30pm-7:00am any day of the week based on the needs of the business.
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services seeks On-Call Youth Activity Worker for its Miami shelter. Individual must be able to LEAD and ENGAGE youth in daily activities. Position requires strong experience with “At Risk Teens”, clean driving record (valid driver’s license with auto insurance) and ability to pass background and drug screening.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule (Evenings, Overnight and Weekends), successfully complete new hire training and 90 day probation period.
Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English)
Valid FL Driver’s License with CLEAN driving record