Youth Care Professional - Mille Lacs Academy - Onamia, MN

  • Posted on: 9 October 2017
  • By: Amanda Loiacano

JOB TITLE: Youth Care Professional
LOCATION: Onamia, MN
STATUS: Full-Time

DESCRIPTION: Mille Lacs Academy in Onamia, MN has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Youth Care Professiona. This position is responsible for providing therapeutic services to youth and families at our facility.

Mille Lacs Academy, a Nexus Family Member, offers trauma-informed, family-centered, nationally recognized treatment for boys, ages 10-19, with significant mental health issues and harmful sexual behaviors. We strive to provide the best quality care for our youth; as well as our employees. Nexus treatment programs have been creating brighter futures for nearly four decades. Through our cornerstone values we encourage lasting transformation and lifelong learning in the care of our youth, and we strive to exemplify the highest ethical and moral standards in our treatment. At Nexus, we believe all youth must be treated with dignity and respect.

Duties and Responsibilities
As a Youth Care Professional, you will support and reinforce the therapeutic plan of clients by providing guidance and direction to residents in their daily living activities. Provide mentorship and supervision of resident daily activities and behavior according to established guidelines and procedures.

• Participate with coworkers as a team on implementation of treatment plans and therapeutic services.
• Ensure resident safety and collaborate with coworkers to maintain an environment that is positive, respectful, clean and therapeutic.
• Plan and participate in off-campus resident activities and assist in the transportation of clients to home visits, doctor appointments, planned recreational activities.
• Perform other responsibilities, tasks and projects as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum of 21 years of age and a valid driver’s license.

For consideration, please apply online at: www.nexus.jobs OR call 320-738-5505 for an application to be mailed to you. Nexus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disab.