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Youth Care Workers - 20 Positions




Uspiritus operates residential campuses in two Louisville-area locations and regional offices in Lexington, Bowling Green and Owensboro. As part of the Uspiritus strategic roadmap, we are dedicated to aligning our staffing needs with those we support, putting our youth first. We are also dedicated to hiring and retaining the right people in the right positions. Recently, Uspiritus has merged with Centerstone Kentucky, creating one of the most comprehensive child welfare agencies in the state of Kentucky and gives children a true continuum of care that currently does not currently exist in the foster care system. Centerstone Kentucky, formerly Seven Counties Services, is the largest non-hospital not-for-profit employer in the region and nationally recognized for innovative and effective services and treatments.
JOB SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS: The Youth Care Worker (YCW) is responsible for providing a safe, comfortable and teaching environment to the youth we serve as we are committed to their personal success. The YCW assists our youth in the treatment programs, including residential activities. The YCW will monitor and interact with the youth during meals, while they do their chores and homework, and during free time and at bedtime. The YCW will also maintain accurate records and attend trainings and staff meetings as required. Uspiritus is the only organization in Kentucky to use the Boys Town's Psychoeducational Treatment Model. If you are interested breaking new ground and working for the premiere provider in the Commonwealth--Uspiritus is the place for you! No experience required! Youth Care Workers go through an extensive two week training before they would ever hit the floor. We will give you the tools and strategies you need to be successful.
This is a Relocation is not provided and travel is not required for Youth Care Workers.


Minimum 21 years of age.Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB Testing, Abuse & Neglect Registry Check. The applicant must have the following abilities: To work as a team member; perform basic writing, communications, and computer skills; function as a group leader and role model in relation to troubled youth; respond appropriately to the emotional and physical needs of adolescents within a structured group setting.



Work Schedule

Set Hours — Full-Time position 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends. Schedules are subject to change when school is not in session: spring, summer, and winter breaks.


$12.50 hourly


Additional pay possible depending on education, experience, and veteran status. Full benefits including, Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Retirement 401K/403b.

Required Education

High School Diploma — HS diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree and experience in working with adolescents preferred.

Work Location


Application Process

Apply on-line at: https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/5854/Job/Index/325386/youth-care-worker-2nd-3rd-shift?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f5854%252fSearch%252fResults

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