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Youth Partner I



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Starting pay up to $23.46 per hour.

Until filled

About the Role

Works with the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency. Provides support to youth receiving services to ensure that the youth's voice is heard throughout all phases of treatment Uses personal life experience to establish credibility and infuse hope for a better future. Demonstrates unconditional acceptance and models life skills. The Youth Partner participates in program and community meetings to maximize the youth's voice and involvement throughout the service delivery process.


• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
• Able to articulate their own perspective as a former youth who has experienced complex needs and has received their own services from the mental health, child welfare, or juvenile probation systems. This ability is typically acquired from having personally received intensive mental health, child welfare, or probation services (e.g., special education, psychiatric hospitalization, residential treatment, juvenile probation, or foster care placement) required. Work or caregiver experience will not be considered in lieu of the required lived personal experience requirement.
• Demonstrated leadership experience required.
• Basic computer word processing skills required.
• Diplomacy in resolving conflicts and integrating divergent perspectives required.
• Must pass Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Child Abuse Index Check (CAIC) background clearance, if applicable.
• Valid California Driver's License with two years of experience driving and clean driving record may be required.

How to Apply

Apply from the linked posting.

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