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Management & Training Corporation Youth Guidance Officer in Indianapolis, Indiana

If you are seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our youth, then you should pursue a career with us. Continue reading to learn more about what Job Corps is and why you should work for us!!

Why Work For Us?

Looking for an exciting, fast-paced career helping our youth? We have a Monday through Friday, 7 am to 4 pm full-time position that pays $14.25 an hour in downtown Indianapolis working with disadvantaged youth. Job Corps thrives on the 3 M's - and this position specifically puts them to use - Modeling - Mentoring - Monitoring. In this position, you will be working closely with students at the IndyPendence Job Corps Center - redirecting when needed and using those moments to teach positive life skills.

Position Summary:

Reports to the site director. Responsible for the operation of the student personnel functions which include the discipline and behavioral adjustment system and management of significant incidents, and performing guard and patrol duties in assigned areas to protect life and property against theft, misappropriation, fire, flood, or similar disaster, in compliance with government and management directives.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide overall supervision for student personnel through effective planning, staff scheduling, and student participation in the establishment of rules.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting student discipline, and coordinate with other departments for compliance with overall center objectives.

  • Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.

  • Determine and administer disciplinary action for students who have violated rules and regulations; counsel students when their behavior on or off‑center is not appropriate.

  • Coordinate and monitor the review board and peer court functions and actions.

  • Coordinate student discipline with other center staff and maintain documentation of records and reports on activities.

  • Ensure the physical security of buildings and property by checking doors, windows, lights, electrical appliances, equipment, locks, and emergency equipment. Maintain a log of findings and corrective action taken.

  • Perform administrative functions such as entering and maintaining daily logs, incident reports, and conducting investigations as directed.

  • Assure accountability (protocol) of student check-in and out (to and from center grounds).

  • Conduct initial investigation of incidents and provide timely documentation of such.

  • Assist in transporting ill or injured students and staff as required.

  • Respond to fire alarms, take necessary steps to report fires, assist in suppressing fires, and reset fire alarm equipment.

  • Set up and check the operation of intrusion alarm systems in buildings as required.

  • Assist staff and law enforcement personnel in controlling disturbances. Conduct a preliminary investigation of crimes.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.

  • Conduct orientation and training on disciplinary system for staff and students; assist in the preparation and updating of disciplinary aspects of the student handbook.

  • Coordinate preparation of significant incident reports for review by center director.

  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff, and other center customers.

  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.

  • Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps' Zero Tolerance Policy.

  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary, and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.

  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.

  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and two years of related experience required.

  • Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.

  • Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency required.

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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