Youth Behavioral Specialist - Full-Time

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County has been changing children’s lives for over 60 years! We have an opening for a Youth Behavioral Specialist – Full-Time to work with children and make a difference in a child’s life.

  • Competitive Wages

  • Earn Holiday Pay and Paid Time Off with NO waiting Period for qualifying positions

  • Generous Employer Contribution toward Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance for qualifying positions

  • Opportunity to participate in a retirement fund with employer match

  • No enrollment fee into a Club or KidsCare program for qualifying dependents

  • Employee Educational Scholarships

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

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Job Description


Oversees all Club member guidance, discipline, and youth issue reporting. Ensures effective behavior modification strategies, communication, and follow up.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and/or Equivalent Certification is required. MSW is preferred.

  • Minimum two years of experience in a role overseeing school-aged children in a group supervision setting.

  • Experience in the mental health field preferred.

  • Reliable transportation, safe driving record, driver license, and automobile insurance required.

  • High energy, enthusiastic personality, and dependability a must.

  •  A team player who works well with others and be willing to help where needed.

  • Pre-employment drug screening, background, reference, and driver’s record checks are required.


  • Provide guidance/discipline for all ages throughout the entire Club during program hours.

  • Prepare for and facilitate all Youth Issues meetings as scheduled; including establishing an effective system to receive all Youth Issues paperwork from staff.

  • Primary parent contact for all youth issues, guidance, discipline, and work contracts with members and parents.

  • Primary contact with Goshen Community Schools, Juvenile Detention Center, Bashor Children’s Home, and Oaklawn as it pertains to member behavior, guidance, and discipline.

  • Prepare for, schedule, and execute all parent/member meeting when member returns to the Club post-disciplinary action.

  • Work with Area Director to identify wraparound needs, member status, training needed/required, participation in staff meetings, and duties as assigned.

  • Work with team members regarding various programming opportunities and event needs, as assigned.


 PO Box 614, Goshen, IN 46527  |  102 W Lincoln Ave., Ste 240, Goshen, IN 46526  |  (574) 534-5933 

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 - and every individual child -
that they have what it takes to reach a great future. 

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