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Direct Care Mentor

Burke Center for Youth

This is a Full-time position in Driftwood, TX posted May 12, 2022.

About usPathfinder’s Ranch is Burke Center for Youth’s residential treatment facility for 10-17 year old boys.

Every resident who comes to us has been removed from his home due to trauma and associated behaviors.

We help these adolescents to begin the healing process through therapy (individual, group, equine), education at the on-site school, and the day-to-day chores involved with maintaining our 55 acres.

Through these activities and the daily interactions with people who truly want good things for these children, we feel that every story is a success story.We are currently taking applications for Direct Care Staff (full time, days) to work with emotionally troubled teen boys.

This work involves supervising and providing guidance for at-risk youth in a structured, supportive role.

There are no physical disabilities with these boys, only behavioral issues.Full time employees must be available to work any day of the week including weekends.Full time consists of three 14-hour shifts per week (that’s 40 hours + 2 overtime hours each week), leaving 4 days off per week!**Insurance and vacation benefits available for full time employees after 90 days probationary period.* $200 signing bonus and wage review after successful 90 day probationary period.Must be 21 or older with a valid TX driver’s license and be a HS graduate.Should be able to pass background checks, drug screen, TB test.Should have the capability and strength to be able to control a full-sized teen.Should be able to endure a physically demanding environment, move over long distances, detect resident conversations, and observe resident’s actions.We are looking for a responsible, accountable, mature role model for the boys so that we can teach them to become successful adults.

The team members selected must be able to effectively communicate with the boys, other team members, volunteers, and the community.

May have additional duties assigned based on need and skill.

Lifeguard experience would be greatly appreciated.Burke Center for Youth provided the following inclusive hiring information: We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.’