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National Youth Advocate Program Social Worker in Zanesville, Ohio

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”!Sign-on bonus of $1,500 (payout over 3 payments).RESPONSIBILITIES:Actively supports, represents, and extends the mission, vision, and values of the organization.Provides appropriate individual, group, and family mental health services, and other evidence based clinical services, meeting or exceeding established outcomes thresholds on behalf of persons served.Travels daily, to provide community based services to, and on behalf of, youth and families in compliance with organizational, contract, and regulatory requirements.Completes all required clinical documentation in a timely manner.Completes all required training in a timely manner.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A Bachelor’s Degree and licensure in Social Work or comparable Human Services field from an accredited institution or equivalent.2 years of work experience working in direct service with youth and families strongly preferred.A valid professional license as required and acceptable by state or contract regulations. LSWMust have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, automotive insurance, and a good driving record.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.ADDITIONAL SKILLS:A willingness to work flexible and non-traditional hours in the service of foster caregivers, families of origin, and persons served.Capacity to be flexible and responsive to youth served, foster caregivers, system partners, and internal customers.Capacity to remain objective and professional in all areas of job function.Demonstrates tolerance and respect for the ideas and actions of others.Capacity to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.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