AmeriCorps Youth & Family Specialist – Runaway & Teen Crisis Program

Our Runaway & Teen Crisis Program seeks a team member passionate about serving youth in our community at our emergency shelter for runaway, homeless, and other youth in crisis.


  • Supervise shelter residents and walk-in clients in a therapeutic environment.
  • Conduct youth intake assessments, crisis intervention services, and resident youth group sessions.
  • Work closely with other social service and crisis intervention agencies in the best interest of youth clients.
  • Assist callers on the crisis hotline and make referrals within our organization as well as other community programs as needed.
  • Follow shelter’s daily schedule and complete general maintenance tasks.
  • Assist in the supervision of community volunteers and student interns.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting.
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