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Child and Family Support Services, Inc. Youth Support Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona

Child & Family Support Services (CFSS) is accepting applications for full-time Youth Support Workers in Maricopa County. The Youth Support Worker is the perfect position for a determined paraprofessional, caregiver, social worker or behavioral health professional looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity working with young people to help them overcome challenges and recognize their potential.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • A passion for supporting young people with behavioral health challenges to maximize their potential through mentoring, role-modeling, coaching and other individually-tailored interventions. (**Individually-tailored)

  • Ability to relate to and build positive connections with children and adults and be comfortable working in a strength-based and family-centered way. (**Relationship Focused)

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment. (**Count-on-Me Teammate)

  • Flexibility in scheduling; requires afternoon, evening, and weekend work. (*Action-Oriented)

  • Willingness to drive to different cities and willingness to work within the homes and communities of the young people and families we support. (**Community and Culturally Connected)

(**represents a CFSS Core Competency)


  • Candidates are required to submit a negative substance abuse test and be able to obtain fingerprint and criminal history background clearance. CPR, First Aid, and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention are required trainings that are provided by the agency.

  • Must be 21 years or older.

  • Minimum qualifications High School or Equivalent (GED)

  • Reliable transportation is required, including proof of insurance.

  • Acceptable driving record: No more than 2 minor moving violations in the past 3 years; no major moving violations in the past 3 years.

Compensation: DOE

We offer a full benefits package to all full-time employees, including:

  • Medical insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) contribution match

  • Paid time off and sick time

  • Paid holidays

  • Cell phone stipend

  • Mileage reimbursement

Child & Family Support Services was founded in 2003 with the idea that the best environment for children and young adults is with their families and in their own communities. We have committed ourselves to developing in-home and community support that is unique and individualized. Youth support refers to support services such as mentoring, role-modeling, behavior coaching, living skills training, personal care, and family support tailored to the strengths and needs of the families we serve. We specialize in partnering with families to build effective relationships and to inspire hope for a positive future.

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Job ID: 2018-1269

Street: 10439 51st St