Direct Care Staff

Job Location: Las Cruces
Job Qualifications: High -School Diploma

Families and Youth. Inc. My Friend’s Place – 24 hour Youth Emergency Shelter is hiring part-time Direct Care Staff.  Shift work available; non-traditional hours.  


Summary of Duties: To provide direct supervision, mentoring, and life skills interventions to residents based upon the goals outlines in individual client treatment plans and following CYFD Certification Requirements including but not limited to: basic skills building, processing clinical issues, developing a positive rapport, redirecting and providing appropriate and logical consequences. The Direct Care Staff will also be expected to provide crisis intervention, clients support, case management, and maintaining the clinical file.


Qualifications: Be at least eighteen (18) years of age; High School diploma or G.E.D and one year

experience working with clients and adolescents with psychological/ emotional disturbances and/or neuro-biological disorders Or residential treatment center; have good moral and responsible character and reputation; training or experience to provide for the needs of children. Physical, emotional, and mental capacity to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of children pursuant to state regulations. Must be able to pass a CYFD Background Check and TB testing.

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