Youth Support Partner Unit of Allegheny County
Department of Human Services

The Move!
In case you haven’t heard the exciting news the Youth Support Partner Unit has moved to a new location as of September 2014!!
Please update the following contact information:
 
1.Email: Email addresses have changed. The former email addresses that ended in @diversifiedcaremgmt.comwill no longer be active after October 31, 2014. You may now reach staff by entering their firstname.lastname@alleghenycounty.us.
 
2.Phone Numbers: The Unit’s new number is 412-442-8977
 
3.Fax: 412-442-8999
 
4. Address: The new location is 810 River Avenue, Suite 220, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
 
Recruiting for Full-Time Youth Support Partner Positions!
We continue to receive in a steady flow of requests for YSPs and in order to meet the growing demand, we are in search of a diverse group of young adults to hire to work as advocates and mentors for youth aged 14-21 (approx.) who are involved with one or more of the child-serving systems.
·This is a full time position with a full benefit package, competitive salary and flexible hours
·The typical YSP is 19-25 years old when hired, but there is no strict age requirement
 
Potential candidates must have:
·personal experience in receiving services from child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, drug & alcohol, or homeless services or a combination of these areas
·A high school diploma or GED, and 1 year of combined work experience
·A driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle- if they do not have a license they would need to be able to secure these within 6 months of being hired
·YSPs are coached, trained and supervised so that they can use their experiences and their trainings to help collaborate with system partners to better engage and support young people and their voice and choice as they navigate systems and move towards their goals!

Please help us recruit for these positions. Candidates should go to www.greatlakesresearch.com and look up careers, and apply online or choose to send their cover letter and resumes to Aaron Thomas, aaron.thomas@alleghenycounty.us or via fax at 412-442-8999. Interviews are conducted on a regular, rolling basis so candidates are

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