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Employment Opportunities

Employment Philosophy: LPYS seeks individuals to join our team who value making a positive impact in the lives of youth and families. The ideal applicant will be hard-working, a team player, and passionate about working with young people. LPYS provides employees a supportive, cooperative environment in addition to training and on-going professional development.

Mission: La Plata Youth Services supports and advocates for youth facing challenges in school, home, or court.

Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, health insurance monthly stipend (paid as additional taxable income), simple IRA, annual wellness benefit, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and mileage reimbursement.

Background Checks: All staff must participate in a sex offender registry check, Colorado Bureau of Investigation check, and driving history check. Staff must also show proof of auto insurance and submit a copy of diploma or certificate of training.

If you are interested in employment with La Plata Youth Services, please fill out an application and return it with a resume and cover letter to our office at 2490 Main Avenue. You may also fax or email (info@lpys.org) the application.

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Job Openings

Restorative Justice (RJ) Program Manager (Salaried, Exempt)

The Restorative Justice Program Manager’s primary responsibility is to provide leadership, management, and oversight to ensure the ongoing sustainability and vitality of La Plata Youth Services community- and school-based restorative justice programs. The Restorative Justice Program Manager works to connect and manage restorative practices in partnership with the La Plata Youth Services Diversion Program and Community-in-Schools Partnership (CISP) Program.

Compensation: This is an exempt, full-time position (1.0 FTE). Annual base salary: $44,554.

Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, health insurance monthly stipend (paid as additional taxable income), simple IRA, annual wellness benefit, and mileage reimbursement.

Background Checks: All staff must participate in a child abuse registry check, Colorado Bureau of Investigation check, and driving history check. Staff must also show proof of auto insurance and submit a copy of diploma or certificate of training.

If you are interested in employment with La Plata Youth Services, please submit a completed employment application, resume, and cover letter to our office at 2490 Main Avenue. You may also fax (970) 385-1726 or e-mail the application to katy@lpys.org. Applications due by: Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

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