Independent Living/Activities Specialist at Hillcrest Youth Services

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 4 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Evansville, Indiana

Job Description:

Hillcrest Youth Services is currently seeking a full-time Independent Living/Activities Specialist to add to our team of treatment professionals.  


  • AFFORDABLE Health, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance that starts DAY ONE of employment!

  • 401K Employer Contribution & Match

  • Student Loan Assistance Program

  • Physical & Financial Wellness Programs

  • Generous Paid Time Off plan

  • Competitive Total Compensation Program

  • We are GROWING!! 


  • Work with administrative staff to plan programs for Youth Care Workers, stake holders, residents, and families (i.e.:  holiday parties and back to school celebrations).

  • Provide IL case management services.

  • Provide group or individual skill building sessions to address tangible and intangible skills.

  • Assess youth skill level through the online Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment. Assist in program development while promoting community understanding and awareness of the IL skills program.

  • Meet with each resident within three business days of admission to develop an individualized treatment plan for activities and for IL if age appropriate. 

  • Monitor and complete IL hours for each appropriate resident in a manner to show and ensure compliance with Indiana Code. Complete an accurate monthly summary of all services completed and submit to Director timely. 

  • Assist in TASC prep and attainment.


  • High School diploma or GED required.  Bachelor degree in social work or related human service field preferred.

  • SCHEDULE:  Monday-Friday, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm OR 10:00 am - 7:00 pm daily depending on whether school is in/out of session.

  • Similar work experience may be considered in lieu of education.

  • Must have knowledge of relevant clinical issues and demonstrate clinical expertise for populations served.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must have valid driver's license and qualify for Company vehicle liability insurance.

  • Candidates must pass required background checks including county/state checks, fingerprinting, CPS check, sex offender registry check, and drug screen.

If you are interested in joining a fun, friendly, innovative team, apply today!

EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled

If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please call (812) 435-2057.

Salary: $7.00