Bauer Family Resources
  • Youth Services
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • 14.81-16.57 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Position Summary:
The School-Based Youth Worker oversees daily operations of School Court for youth who have been referred by the school. Collaborate with parents, school, and youth to provide alternative sentencing to school disciplinary actions.

Essential Functions: The duties identified below are the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Completes intakes with youth referred Prepare respondent file with appropriate paperwork
  • Initiate phone calls with parent/guardian to schedule meetings
  • Inform the school of scheduled meetings
  • Complete paperwork with client and parent during the intake meeting
  • Review respondent intake questionnaire
  • Conducts hearings
  • Create copies of respondent packets
  • Prepare attorney folders, judges binder, and jury room folder
  • Supervise youth volunteers and jury
  • Review disposition with respondent and parent
  • Conducts Exit Meetings
  • Complete satisfaction survey with client and parent
  • Review exit questionnaire Write compliance or non-compliance form
  • Inform the school of compliance or non-compliance
  • Calculate end of month statistics and quarterly reporting
  • Serve a liaison between Bauer and referral source
  • Provides training to youth volunteers and coordinates month meeting
  • Communicate and answer emails and phone calls from School, Supervisor, and youth volunteers
  • Support youth volunteers by preparing out case information

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must demonstrate regular, predictable attendance and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skill required. The individual must be able to successfully pass background checks.


Education/Certification/Licensure:

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, sociology, or other related field

Experience Required:

  • 1-2 years previous field experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Strong connection with the community and ability to maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to resolve conflict and difficult situations peacefully
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic math skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization and time management

Physical Requirements: To accomplish the essential functions of the position, one must be physically able to operate or work with computers, calculators, reference books, computer software applications, phones, and other standard office equipment. The physical activities of the position include talking, reaching, grasping, light lifting, bending, squatting, and other repetitive motions.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is considered sedentary and performed mainly in a pleasant office environment with rare exposure to environmental factors.
  • Minimal safety hazards with general office working conditions.
  • Travel up to 5-10%

Must be 19 1/2 years of age or older.


The starting wage for this position is between $14.81 and $16.57


Bauer Family Resources, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Bauer Family Resources has been delivering community-based services to at-risk children and their families since 1929. The organization was formed as the result of one woman's desire to keep children from becoming involved in the court system. This vision evolved over time to working with the families of at-risk children and the community.

Competitive pay, benefits, leave time, mileage allowance, and cell phone reimbursement are provided.

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