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Positive Alternatives – River Falls is now accepting resumes for a full-time Lead Staff member.  The primary duty of Lead Staff will be direct care of the residents in the group home.  Direct care duties include, but are not limited to: supervising the daily routine, participating in recreational activities, passing medications, and being a positive role model.  Additionally, the Lead Staff will assist with the case management and daily treatment of our eight-bed group foster home.  The Lead Staff will assist in case managing the youth by being involved with developing and implementing treatment plans and will serve as a secondary contact for social workers, parents, and other treatment team members.  The Lead Staff will also share the responsibility of medication management, organizing and planning house meals, and shopping for groceries and household supplies.  The Lead Staff position will be crucial in organizing transportation to appointments and court hearings and will provide resident support and supervision during these scheduled appointments.  In addition, Lead Staff will assist the group home in training of all new staff and will serve as a solution-focused liason between direct care staff and management.

Qualifications required: Candidates must be 21 years of age and must possess a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, auto insurance, and a good driving record free from major violations.  Starting pay is $12.00/hr and includes benefits: 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, and personal time.

Hours: mainly daytime hours Monday through Friday with the possibility of some evening and weekend hours as needed.  Requirements: BA/BS in human service related field and one year of experience working with at-risk adolescents.

Resumes can be mailed to:

Andrea Altmann, Program Coordinator
2860 Williams Avenue
River Falls, WI  54022

or e-mailed to aaltmann@positive-alternatives.org.  Applications are due by the end of the business day on February 6th, 2015.

Positive Alternatives is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.