Requisition Number: PA013-YOUSP-H-07-2021-02
Job Title: Youth Support Partner
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $15.00 per hour

Youth Support Partner

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Description/Job Summary

The RHD High Fidelity Wraparound Team is seeking a Youth Support Partner (YSP).  The YSP will work as part of a joint planning team to assist youth with behavioral/emotional needs (age10-17) and their families. The candidate must have personal experience as a youth with previous behavioral health challenges and be knowledgeable of community resources and natural supports which provide youth and families with opportunities to succeed.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Attend all mandatory county and state trainings
  • Must become complete training in the High Fidelity Wraparound Model
  • Must become credentialed as a Youth Support Partner within 12 months of training
  • Attend meetings as requested by the adolescent, family and/or other team members
  • Provide direct support (in a limited manner) within the family-driven plan
  • Support the implementation of the 10 Principles of High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Support the implementation of the 4 Phases of High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Work closely with team members to support positive outcomes for the adolescent and family
  • Assist with linkage to natural and community supports
  • Assist with crisis stabilization with needed


Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.


Responsibilities/Duties

The Youth Support Partner will work as part of a joint planning team to assist youth with behavioral/emotional needs (age10-17) and their families.

Required Experience

  • Personal lived experience with behavioral health challenges, the juvenile justice system, or child welfare
  • Possess life experiences that allow them to form healthy working relationships with the youth and family as well as team members
  • Knowledge of community and natural supports which provide youth and families with opportunities to succeed

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Qualifications

  • The Youth Support Partner should be a minimum age of 18 and under the age of 25
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • Valid clearances including a criminal record, child abuse and FBI
  • Ability to develop, manage and maintain relationships with others
  • Ability to remain understanding, patient, culturally aware and respectful to the youth, family, and additional team members
  • Ability to role model effective behaviors

Program Summary

RHD’s High Fidelity Wraparound is a family-driven team planning process that follows a series of principles and phases as defined by the National Wraparound Initiative to help youth and their families realize their hopes and dreams. This is done through the identification of needs, building on strengths, incorporating the family’s culture, building a support system and integrated planning 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.