Full-time position available for Cannon House in Seattle. Under the supervision of the program manager, the youth guidance specialist will provide comprehensive case management for youth 12 to 17 who are court involved, experienced violence in the community, history of school suspensions, or at-risk of gang involvement.
Must show good judgment in working with and evaluating youth, and be able to identify client needs in order to help them achieve their goals. Will provide outreach to schools, community-based agencies, law enforcement agencies, and ethnic communities to engage at-risk youth. Will follow-up with students, families, school counselors, community advocates, and probation officers to insure program completion.
The youth guidance specialist will provide comprehensive case management for youth, identify barriers to school success, and develop strategies to overcome barriers. The youth guidance specialist will maintain participant files and submit required reports on a timely basis.