Teton Youth and Family Services

Teton Youth & Family Services (TYFS), an independent private non-profit organization, has been serving children and families in Teton County and beyond since 1977, when Van Vleck House first opened its doors as a drop-in center for teens. TYFS is now the umbrella organization for three entities that are crucial to child welfare in our community and state: Van Vleck House, which includes a Group Home and Crisis Center and Court Diversion Services; Red Top Meadows, which provides residential treatment and wilderness programs for adolescent males; and the Hirschfield Center for Children which provides programs for families and children as well as forensic interviews for children subject to neglect and/or abuse.

TYFS functions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

$19.00 hourly
Teton Youth and Family Services 510 South Cache Street, Jackson, WY, USA
Jul 20, 2021
Full time
Teton Youth & Family Services is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Youth Counselor Staff. This position provides the opportunity to work in an active and challenging environment while helping youth to find their way to more fulfilling and constructive lives. Position responsibilities:   Youth Counselors are responsible for the daily care and supervision of our residents, building therapeutic relationships with our clients and creating a safe and predictable environment. Creating this environment requires establishing healthy boundaries, reinforcing choices and behaviors through the use of natural and logical consequences, helping residents develop internal self-control by highlighting new growth and change as well as engaging in enriching activities. Youth Counselors work in shifts up to 16 hours, including overnights. Could include leading wilderness trips. Qualifications: High School Diploma, preferably Bachelor’s Degree, patient, a good listener,...
$19.00 hourly
Teton Youth and Family Services
Jul 20, 2021
Full time
Teton Youth & Family Services is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Youth Counselor Staff as a dedicated night staff member. This position provides the opportunity to work in an active and challenging environment while helping youth to find their way to more fulfilling and constructive lives. Position responsibilities: The Overnight staff shall assume responsibility to ensure security at Red Top Meadows during the nighttime hours. This requires making frequent bed checks, remaining alert at all times, complete assigned minor maintenance or housekeeping responsibilities along with meal prep, and lastly help students start their day positively by maintaining a pleasant, caring attitude, and a calm, respectful environment. Qualifications: High School Diploma, preferably Bachelor’s Degree, patient, a good listener, energetic, and self-assured. To apply: Please email resume to mhansen@tyfs.org or call 307-733-6440.