We are looking for a positive, energetic, empathetic and compassionate adult to join our shelter care team. We provide stabilization and care for male and female adolescent’s ages between 10 and 17. It is our mission to create a stable environment to promote healing while services can be put in place to preserve the youth’s family. Shelter Care workers provide supervision through engagement to promote normalcy for our youth. Some of the activities that shelter care staff provide include: Fishing, swimming, hiking, arts and crafts, and other recreational activities.
Guiding Growth. It’s a mission, a philosophy we’re dedicated to at Lad Lake. One that provides a brighter future – from staff member to student – for everyone involved.
To be a proper role model and provide adequate supervision, guidance, structure, and behavior management to all clients in the Residential program.
- The employee must successfully complete and be able to perform satisfactorily the skills detailed in the Youth Care Orientation checklist.
- The employee must recognize and consistently demonstrate that the safety and security of Lad Lake residents and staff is their primary responsibility.
- The employee must be punctual, flexible, and available with concerns to scheduling.
- The employee must be an active participant in the treatment plan, as set forth by the therapist, school and treatment team.
- The employee must understand and be able to utilize appropriate behavior management techniques consistent with their training and employment level.
- The employee must understand and follow specific unit guidelines and procedures. Regular in-person attendance is an essential function of this position
- The employee shows a willingness to take advantage of opportunities offered in an effort to become a more productive member of the treatment team.
- The employee communicates well with residents, treatment team members, and other staff, both verbally and in writing.
- The employee demonstrates the ability to listen, learn, understand, and follow verbal and written directions.
- The employee is an energetic and productive member of the treatment team and realizes the importance of his/her role.
- The employee recognizes the importance of, and has the ability to separate his/her personal life from work.