Youth Partner, Wrap

Easterseals UCP is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Youth Support Partner to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary High-Fidelity Wraparound team designed to provide support to the child/youth that has a mental illness, substance use disorder or has co-occurring diagnoses.

What You’ll Do

The Youth Support Partner provides one-on-one structured supports and strengths-based interventions that promote self-determination and self-advocacy with a focus on recovery and resiliency for the benefit of the eligible youth. Supports provided to the youth are directed towards positive outcomes and to increase the overall capacity for the youth to build healthy, positive relationships in the here and now that will carry into their future. The Youth Partner meets with the youth on a weekly basis as well as with the family and support system, collaborates with the whole care team, and supports the youth by assisting them with outside agencies and community referrals as needed.

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary of $18-20/hour and join a growing team making a difference in our community. The service area for this position is Wayne, Wilson, Duplin, Lenoir, Sampson, Green, and Edgecombe counties. We also offer benefits to those regularly working 30 hours or more per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Applicable work mileage reimbursement
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness qualifier (PSLF)

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in community and home-based settings, participate in the crisis phone support rotation, have strong communication skills and able to link clients to community resources. We also require the following:

  • Must have lived experience as a youth that received services 
  • Minimum of a diploma or GED and 2-year’s of experience working with youths 
  • A valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a good driving record
  • Experience promoting client “voice and choice” preferred

If you’re a kind human services professional that truly believes the answer for change lies within the families and are seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply now at our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!