Salt Lake County

Youth Worker - Part Time On Call Position

Requisition ID 2023-35297
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
3 months ago(9/15/2023 12:08 PM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Youth Services
Location : Location
Location : Address
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Temporary Part-Time

Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place….its our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.  We work in a hybrid environment giving you flexibility to manage working from home and being in office.





Performs shelter and crisis intakes. Orients youth to agency policies, programs, and expectations. Provides supervision to youth, participates in recreational and educational activities and provides general information as necessary. Monitors youth, supervises daily chores and meal preparation and provides crisis intervention to youth.  This is a part time "On-Call" position.




Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or other closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience working with youth in a counseling and/or group home setting that is equivalent to two (2) years of full-time experience.


Must receive a verified negative test result on a mandatory drug test before starting in this position. Will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing.


May be subject to post accident and reasonable suspicion alcohol and drug testing.


Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must successfully pass an initial criminal background check as well as every one year (1) thereafter by the Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI).


A valid Driver's License issued by the State of Utah is required to transport children using County vehicles.



  • Provides ongoing structured, stable, and interactive environment for children.
  • Assists with daily living and hygiene needs.
  • Addresses children's daily physical and emotional needs.
  • Provides appropriate supervision based on child's safety needs.
  • Completes case recording documentation and all pertinent information in individual client's records as per agency policy. Generates, reviews, and maintains Medical Administration Record documentation of client medications.
  • Coordinates with agency staff, case workers, and physicians to meet clients' clinical and medical needs.
  • Maintains professional demeanor, complies with agency policies and procedures, maintains Pledge of Confidentiality, and adheres to Providers Code of Conduct.
  • Checks youth belongings for weapons or contraband and confiscates unsafe or illegal materials.
  • Provides a safe, clean, and fair environment by engaging and monitoring youth to promote cooperation and compliance. Attends to potentially dangerous situations including facility and equipment damage.
  • Provides transportation to youth to various locations in the community to assist in their service needs and return home arrangements.
  • Contacts parents/legal guardians and schedules appointments with clinical specialists; initiates referrals to needed community resources when appropriate, including follow up contracts.
  •  Interfaces with law enforcement or other referring parties and community partners to obtain pertinent information.
  • Provides information and assistance to clients and the public regarding community resources.
  • Provides drug, alcohol, and tobacco prevention classes for youth and conducts outreach to schools, outside agencies, and youths.


An "At Will", FLSA non-exempt employee who is not eligible for County benefits and can work up to 28 hours or less per week.

  • Work up to 28 hours or less per week.
  • Are not eligible for County benefits except as otherwise provided for by policy.
  • Are not considered merit employees.
  • Are "at will" employees who may be terminated for any reason, without notice, and without a pre-termination hearing.

Additional Information

This is a part time "On-Call" Youth Worker position.  This position does not have set shifts, this is an "On-Call" position for our 24/7 hour facility.  If you're looking to pick up a few hours here and there (we are willing to work around your availability), this would be the perfect position for you!
$13.50 - $16.65 DOE


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