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National Youth Advocate Program Service Reception Coordinator in Columbus, Ohio

3rd Shift Openings Now!POSITION SUMMARY:Are you looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of youth and adolescents? Are you interested in a professional atmosphere where you cancontinue to grow and learn new skills?National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is seeking engaging, passionate, diverse and energized people with a can-do attitude!NYAP, a non-profit organization, has been serving the needs of youth and families for over 40 years! With over 1000 staff in 9 states, we are a group of dedicated life-changers working to “Be a Part of Something Bigger”!RESPONSIBILITIES:The Service Reception Coordinator will perform duties including, but not limited to:Perform all work in a manner consistent with the National Youth Advocate Program’s mission, values, and philosophies.Be responsible for the placement procedures, interagency correspondence and required agency case file information.Advocate on behalf of the youth through individual and system advocacy to promote the provision of service delivery to the youth and their families via the least restrictive service delivery option available.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A Bachelor’s Degree in a social service or related field.Minimum two years’ experience in youth services, preferring with direct experience in child welfare.A valid social work license is preferred but not required.Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.OTHER SKILLS:Excellent customer service and communication skills.Possess a sincere commitment and ability to advocate for troubled youth.The person in this position needs to follow a team concept and support both agency goals and co-workers. Employees must be able to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.ABOUT NYAPThe National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is a not-for-profit 501(3)c organization that has provided cost effective, community based services and support to children, youth, and families since 1978. NYAP provides a wide array of services to youth and families in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky,and Louisiana.NYAP is committed to supporting and protecting youth and families and strengthening the communities they serve. We provide opportunities and resources to youth and families through our innovative programs and services. NYAP strongly supports and offers guidance to our dedicated foster parents, work hard to build community support and advocate with public agencies and officials on behalf of youth and families.Become a part of the NYAP family! We offer company sponsored training such as CPR/CPI, along with the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short Term Disability Insurance, Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance and a $50,000 Life Insurance Policy, as well as a generous paid time off policy.For more information