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360 Youth Services is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants of color and those who identify as LGBTQ+ are highly encouraged to apply. Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statues.

Counseling


Clinical Therapist – Full-Time

360 Youth Services, a non-profit agency transforming the lives of youth for 50 years, is looking to hire a Clinical Therapist to support youth and families. 

This full-time position is a member of the agency’s Counseling Department. Our ideal candidate enjoys variety in their week and case load.  Our staff work with office based youth as well as provide services within a school setting 2 days a week.  Additionally, our team participates in on call hours each week to assist the local community with youth who have runaway or have been locked out of their home.  See attached job description for more information.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Margot Smith, MS, LMFT, Clinical Director of Counseling Services at msmith@360youthservices.org

Clinical Therapist – Part-Time

360 Youth Services, a non-profit agency transforming the lives of youth for 50 years, is looking to hire a Clinical Therapist to support youth and families. 

This part-time (20 hours/week) nonexempt position is a member of the agency’s Counseling Department. Our ideal candidate enjoys variety in their week and case load. Our staff work with office based youth as well as provide services within local schools. Additionally, our team participates in on call hours each week to assist the local community with youth who have runaway or have been locked out of their home.  See attached job description for more information.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Margot Smith, MS, LMFT, Clinical Director of Counseling Services at msmith@360youthservices.org

Internships in 360 Counseling Department

Important Information about interning at 360 Youth Services

· Each year, 360’s Counseling Department accepts internship applications between December and March. Ultimately 360 aims to select 4 interns each year from various local schools.

· Our office is located in Naperville near Rt. 59 and Diehl Rd. (very close to the Rt. 59 exit off of I-88)

· Internships typically start in the middle of May, or at the beginning of the summer or fall semester of their school’s Master’s program.

· Internships last between 10-12 months.

· The internship involves providing therapy with your own case load of youth between the ages of 10 and 25 and/or their families, on call shifts for local runway or locked out youth, individual and group supervision weekly, and possibilities for other opportunities such as groups within our housing program or at local schools per your interest and availability.

Requirements to Apply for Counseling Internship

· Cover Letter and Resume

· 2 Letters of Recommendation at the time of application (A 3rd will be required before starting an internship at 360 Youth Services)

· Willingness to work between 16-20 hours a week, with hours primarily in the afternoons and evenings to accommodate our clients (Typically a minimum of 2 nights per week from 1-9:30pm)

· Willingness to be on call an average of 12-24 hours per week (typically shifts will overlap with your internship days at 360) for the crisis response program for lock-out and runaway youth. This involves being within a 60 min drive radius of the southern part of DuPage county when you are on call.

Contact Information

Please send your application materials or questions to Margot Smith, Clinical Director at msmith@360youthservices.org


Housing Department Openings


Life Skills Caseworker- Transitional Housing Program

360 Youth Services seeks two full-time Life Skills Caseworkers for our Transitional Housing Programs serving youth experiencing homelessness, ages 18-24. The Life Skills Caseworker will assess and support housing clients in the development and maintenance of skills pertaining to financial, employment, education and interpersonal development based on individual and group needs. Position is non-exempt and reports to the Transitional Housing Program Manager.

Full-time, 40 hours per week. Some evening and weekends required.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Carolyn Wahlskog, LCSW, Executive Director of Housing at cwahlskog@360youthservices.org.

Behavioral Specialist- Cornerstone

360 Youth Services, a non-profit agency transforming youth’s lives for almost 50 years, is looking to hire entry-level part-time and full-time Behavioral Specialists serving young people in our Cornerstone Group Home. The Behavioral Specialist provides services to 8 mostly male-identified young people in the group home. Behavioral Specialists manage the milieu of the house and ensure a structured and nurturing environment for young people living in our program.

Full-time, Part-time and Respite positions available. Evening, weekend and overnight flexibility is preferred.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Carolyn Wahlskog, LCSW, Executive Director of Housing at cwahlskog@360youthservices.org.

Social Work Internships in Transitional Housing Programs

Please read the following information about interning in the Housing Department at 360 Youth Services.

The Housing department is accepting Masters level internship applications for MSW students on a rolling basis beginning 12/1 for the 2020-2021 school year (or until all 3 spots are filled).

Each year, 360’s Housing Department accepts internship applications starting in December for students pursuing their Masters in Social Work. Ultimately 360 aims to select 3 interns each year to work with young people in our transitional housing programs for youth ages 18-24 who are experiencing homelessness.

Details:

  • Our housing programs are located near downtown Naperville.
  • Internships typically start in August and end in May.
  • We require that interns spend at least 2 semesters with the program and ideally span at least 9 months. Given the population that we serve, we do not want adults in and out of our young people’s lives so quickly so we cannot accommodate 3-6 month internships.
  • The internship is ideal for students interested in working with youth experiencing homelessness, LGBTQ+ youth, individuals interested in social justice, etc. Interns will provide case management and 1:1 support for 2-3 residents and have the opportunity to run groups and teach life skills.

Requirements to Apply:

  • Submit Resume and Cover Letter (detailing your interest in working with this population)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation at the time of application (a 3rd will be required before starting an internship at 360 Youth Services)
  • Willingness to work between 16-20 hours per week, with at least one full day shift. Evenings and some weekends can be accommodated.

Please send your application materials or questions to Carolyn Wahlskog, LCSW, Executive Director of Housing at cwahlskog@360youthservices.org.


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