Welcome applicants! Hand Up Homes for Youth wants you to make an informed decision about joining our team of professionals. We hope you will review all employment options, available positions, employment screening requirements, member benefits, and all information related to the services we provide at the individual location you are interested in. This information can be obtained from our offices on the 'contact us' page. If you are still interested we encourage you to contact a recruiter for our agency or fill out our employee application and forward it to our office.
Depending upon the position you are applying for, interested applicants must review job postings and minimum job qualifications. At a minimum, employees must be at least 21 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma or high school equivalency. You will find that many positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University as well as post-graduate experience with the populations you would be serving. If you are interested in a Therapy position you must have a License or Provisional License from the appropriate accrediting agency – i.e. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Additions Specialist (LCAS), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), etc. You must be eligible to enroll with the appropriate state Medicaid and/or Medicare systems. Provisionally licensed therapists and board eligible counselors may also apply. If you are not enrolled with Medicaid, we will assist you in this process.
- TB Screening
- State Criminal Background Check
- Federal Criminal Background Check including fingerprinting
- State Drivers License Check
- Sex Offender Registry Check
- Comprehensive Drug Screen
- Other screens/checks as appropriate to individual agency
If you will be transporting clients in your personal vehicle you must show proof of adequate automobile insurance coverage.
Failure to disclose any past criminal activity may result in immediate dismissal from any Hand Up Homes for Youth facility