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Therapeutic Support Specialist Per Diem

Berkshire Farm Center & Services For Youth
Job Description
Join Our Team, Join Our Family!
We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.
Be A Part of Our Mission
As a Therapeutic Support Specialist at Berkshire, you are responsible for monitoring youth in our residential program and administering guidelines as they relate to youth behavior, expectations, safety and security. The goal of the position includes supporting the residential program’s therapeutic environment to assist youth in making good choices to create pathways to success
How Can You Help
  • Responsible for driving and transporting youth to and from home leaves, appointments, and other youth related services 
  • Knowledge of vehicle and traffic law as it applies to the safe operation of the various vehicle(s) assigned
  • Must be a positive role model for youth and a visible and able to represent Berkshire Farm Center
  • Essential Job Requirements
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 3 years of experience working with at-risk youth
  • Minimum of 3 years of driving experience with clean driving record
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office Suite specifically Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to become TCI, First/Aid CPR certified
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holiday hours as necessary; Work up to 19 hours per week
  • Ability to work with an economically and culturally diverse population
Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth (BFCSY) is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. BFCSY takes affirmative actions as an equal opportunity employer to attract, promote, and retain the most fully qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions) sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgendered status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

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