Youth Service Bureau - 603 West Arch Street - Portland, Indiana 47371

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Careers with the Youth Service Bureau

Looking to start a career with the Youth Service Bureau? Below you will find current job postings, you can apply by filling out an application, and emailing it along with a copy of your resume to pj@ysbjc.com, or by delivering one to our office at 603 West Arch Street, Portland, Indiana 47371.



Residential Care Worker (Full-time, weekend 3rd shift)


Full-time weekend position available working in a residential setting, position covers two 12-hour shifts, Friday 6pm to Saturday 6am and Saturday 6pm to Sunday 6am, in addition to two 8-hour shifts, Sunday 4pm-12am and Monday 2pm-10pm. Will be working with youth ages 6-19. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be insurable. Prefer a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other related human service field, but will accept resumes with a high school diploma or GED.

Applicants must be willing to participate as a member of a team, hold youth accountable for behaviors, possess skills in re-direction and crisis intervention, and follow specific rules/guidelines. Applicants should expect to be on their feet for the majority of shifts worked attending to the numerous responsibilities of the position. Applicants must be able to role model appropriate behavior and socially accepted interaction 100% of the time. Applicants must be able to mentor the youth in care and develop appropriate and effective rapport with the youth in care.


Full-Time 3rd Shift Residential Care Worker


Full-time, M-F, 3rd shift position available working in a residential setting. Will be working with youth ages 6-19. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be insurable. Prefer a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other related human service field, but will accept resumes with a high school diploma or GED. Applicants with food preparation experience preferred. Minimum starting pay $13 per hour.


Applicants must be willing to participate as a member of a team, hold youth accountable for behaviors, possess skills in re-direction and crisis intervention, follow specific rules/guidelines, and be able to think quickly on their feet. Applicants should expect to be on their feet for the majority of shifts worked attending to the numerous responsibilities of the position. Applicants must be able to role model appropriate behavior and socially accepted interaction 100% of the time. Applicants must be able to mentor the youth in care and develop appropriate and effective rapport with the youth in care.


Residential Care Worker (Full-time, Weekend shift)


Full-time weekend position available working in a residential setting, position covers two 12-hour shifts, 6am to 6pm Saturday and 6am to 6pm Sunday, in addition to two 8-hour shifts during the week. Will be working with youth ages 6-19. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be insurable. Will accept resumes with a high school diploma or GED, but prefer a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other related human service field. Minimum $13 an hour starting pay.


Applicants must be willing to participate as a member of a team, hold youth accountable for behaviors, possess skills in re-direction and crisis intervention, follow specific rules/guidelines, and be able to think quickly on their feet. Applicants should expect to be on their feet for the majority of shifts worked attending to the numerous responsibilities of the position. Applicants must be able to role model appropriate behavior and socially accepted interaction 100% of the time. Applicants must be able to mentor the youth in care and develop appropriate and effective rapport with the youth in care.



Residential Medical Coordinator (Part-time)


Part-time position available two to four hours per week as determined by need, typically Monday through Friday. Prefer Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing.  Will consider candidate who is a Licensed Practical Nurse with two years’ experience.  Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be insurable.

Applicants must be willing to Schedule and supervise direct training to new staff in medication administration, medication documentation and over the counter medications. Provide weekly overview of medication logs to address any inconsistencies, discrepancies between written log and medication count. Applicants will be responsible for all forms of documentation related to psychotropic medication. Schedule, supervise and complete yearly training on medication administration, medication documentation, blood-borne pathogens, nutrition, and sanitation and over the counter medications. Position must supervise and complete Nutrition and Sanitation plans in accordance with licensing regulations. Responsible for the disposal of medications. Provide appropriate guidance and direction to staff in regard to medication issues. Applicants must have or obtain certification in CPR and First Aid. Applicants must serve as an appropriate role model, in physical appearance, social skills, and interaction with co-workers and residents.



Residential Care Worker (Part-Time)

Part-time positions available, potentially leading to full-time work, covering openings on all shifts in a residential setting as needed, consistent weekend hours available weekly or bi-weekly. Will be working with youth ages 10-19. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be insurable. Will accept resumes with a high school diploma or GED, but prefer a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other related human service field.

Applicants must be willing to participate as a member of a team, hold youth accountable for behaviors, possess skills in re-direction and crisis intervention, follow specific rules/guidelines, and be able to think quickly on their feet. Applicants should expect to be on their feet for the majority of shifts worked attending to the numerous responsibilities of the position. Applicants must be able to role model appropriate behavior and socially accepted interaction 100% of the time. Applicants must be able to mentor the youth in care and develop appropriate and effective rapport with the youth in care. Minimum starting pay of $13 per hour. Part-time staff are given preference when filling full-time openings.


Homebased Therapist

The YSB has multiple full-time and part-time positions available providing Home Based Family Centered Therapy to children, youth, and adults. We are currently looking to fill positions working in and around each of the counties listed below.


The Home Based Family Centered Therapy Position requires a Masters or Doctorate degree with a current license issued by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board as one of the following: Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, and Mental Health Counselor Associate.

Applicants for Home Based Family Centered Therapy are also eligible if they possess one of the applicable degrees mentioned above and acquire a temporary permit within 90 days of hire. In addition, non-licensed Home Based Family Centered Therapy applicants must either possess 2-years related clinical experience or participate in a DCS approved training program. Home Based Family Centered Therapy applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to use a private car to transport self and others, be insurable, and have the flexibility to maintain a varying work schedule.


In addition, Home Based Family Centered Therapy applicants should have/possess:



The Youth Service Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer