Program Assistants provide our overnight staffing. They are awake at night and responsible for covering one to four 10 hour shifts each week (10-40 hours). Shifts begin while the boys are still up and active, allowing interaction with the boys as well as the daytime staff.
Successful candidates for the Program Assistant position will have some college experience and some experience working with youth. A high level of reliability and sense of responsibility is essential.
This position is compatible with students that are interested in working part time while going to school. The Program Assistant should have ample time during night shifts to fulfill program responsibilities and still have time for studies. Mapletree staff have access to cable TV and high-speed Internet.
Experienced Program Assistants are eligible to fill daytime shifts and could be considered for future openings for an Adolescent Counselor position.
Adolescent Counselors provide general, direct supervision to residents and broad support to most program areas, on a flexible work schedule. They work with other group home staff and the resident’s placement team to help each resident maximize achievement of their placement plan and program goals.
Adolescent counselors co-facilitate groups to teach independent living skills and promote social skills. They facilitate employment and educational goals of residents, and assist with homework. They help to keep daily logs on residents. They guide residents in maintaining their rooms, managing their personal hygiene, and keeping up with laundry. They assist in meal preparation and cleanup, and supervise chores. They help with upkeep of the house and grounds. They participate in activities and take residents on outings.
This position is part time, 8-30 hours per week, with some benefits. Shifts are generally between 8 and 12 hours, split between weekdays, weekends, days and evenings; usually no overnights. A college degree is required, and experience with youth. Must have a driver’s license, a safe vehicle, and car insurance, in order to transport residents to appointments as needed. Mileage is reimbursed.
This position is responsible for maintenance and repairs to the Mapletree House and Property.
Qualified individuals will have an understanding of basic home repairs such as minor sheetrock patching and spackling; sink, shower and toilet fixes; and door replacement.
Anticipated work load is approximately 10 to 15 hours per week.
All Mapletree staff must be able to pass background checks conducted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), and cooperate with drug screens. A valid drivers license is also required.