New Job Human Services Associate In Virginia

Human Services Associate
Human Services Associate

Human Services Associate

Company : Prince William County Government
Salary : $22.01 an hour
Location : Virginia

Full Description


Would you like to be part of changing the life of youths in need by helping them reach their goals and possibilities? The Prince William County, Department of Social Services, Molinari Juvenile Detention Shelter, is seeking to hire a highly motivated female to fill a Human Services Associate position. The Molinari Juvenile Shelter, located in Manassas, VA., is a short-term residential program for boys and girls ages 10 to 17 years old who are in crisis and in need of temporary placement. The Molinari Juvenile Shelter affords a structured, therapeutic environment where residents can begin to address their problems.

ABOUT THIS ROLE: In this role the Human Services Associate will lead youth groups on various topics: anger management, job readiness, social skills, setting goals and effective communication. You will supervise youth with daily hygiene, chores, mealtime, recreation, and educational activities. Additional responsibilities include data input, maintaining resident files, communicating with community resources, documentation, and maintaining a clean work environment. Must be willing to maintain a safe and stable living environment, model positive behavior and teach coping skills to youth who are struggling with difficult problems. We seek a candidate who is a flexible, selfless, team player who has a passion for working with at risk youth. These attributes are important due to the population of youth that the Molinari Juvenile Shelter Serves.

PREFERENCES: We require a high school diploma or G.E.D. and 2 years of related experience working with risk youth. The ideal candidate will have…

  • Experience in teaching life and daily living skills to youth.
  • Experience working in a residential setting.
  • Experience with case filing and data input
  • Bi-lingual-English/Spanish is preferred.
SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: The work schedule for this position may vary based on the needs of the Shelter and residents. Currently, Molinari Juvenile Shelter is seeking a candidate who is flexible and can periodically work evenings, overnights, holidays and/or weekend shifts. The shifts will rotate for the overnight shifts:
  • 10pm-6am
  • 11pm-7am
  • 12am-8am
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and background check.
  • All DSS staff members are required to provide emergency human services work in the event of an emergency disaster.


If you believe you can make a difference in someone's life and can demonstrate good decision-making skills and excellent personal judgment, then you will find this job both personally and professionally rewarding. Apply today and join our dynamic Social Services team. The Prince William County Department of Social Services offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits as well as various training and development opportunities



To review the above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on needs of the department. To review the description of duties and responsibilities of persons working in this classification click here.

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.