Youth Care Professional Opportunity|
Job Location: Onamia,MN
Job ID 2017-2432
Location Name Mille Lacs Academy
Position Type Regular Full-Time City Onamia
Mille Lacs Academy, a Nexus Family Member, offers trauma-informed, family-centered, nationally recognized treatment for boys, ages 10-19, with significant mental health issues and harmful sexual behaviors. We strive to provide the best quality care for our youth; as well as our employees. Nexus treatment programs have been creating brighter futures for nearly four decades. Through our cornerstone values we encourage lasting transformation and lifelong learning in the care of our youth, and we strive to exemplify the highest ethical and moral standards in our treatment. At Nexus, we believe all youth must be treated with dignity and respect.
“Each of us has the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of the youth and families we serve. There is no greater gift or calling then to be part of someone else’s success in life and empower them to help others in turn. Mille Lacs Academy offers us those opportunities.” – Jason Donahue (Executive Director)
As a Youth Care Professional, you will support and reinforce the therapeutic plan of clients by providing guidance and direction to residents in their daily living activities. Provide mentorship and supervision of resident daily activities and behavior according to established guidelines and procedures.
Participate with coworkers as a team on implementation of treatment plans and therapeutic services.
Ensure resident safety and collaborate with coworkers to maintain an environment that is positive, respectful, clean and therapeutic.
Plan and participate in off-campus resident activities and assist in the transportation of clients to home visits, doctor appointments, planned recreational activities.
Perform other responsibilities, tasks and projects as needed.
High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum of 21 years of age and a valid driver’s license
Adolescent Treatment, Anxiety Disorder/Phobias, Behavioral Health, Depression, Family Conflict/Transition, Substance Abuse, Treatment Planning
Nexus is a nationally recognized, non-profit company providing comprehensive residential treatment services dedicated to helping youth with emotional and behavior issues, as well as providing a continuum of services for foster care, adoption, treatment foster care, and home-based counseling services. Our work at Nexus creates ripples of positive change for generations to come.
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Nexus Onamia, MN - Youth Care Professional