Child And Youth Worker

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Child And Youth Worker

  1. 1. Child and Youth Worker Ashley Strimple 09/23/08 5 th
  2. 2. Education <ul><li>For this certain job you have to have 4 years of English </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of math </li></ul><ul><li>3 years of science </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of history </li></ul><ul><li>2 years of economics </li></ul><ul><li>1 year of health and physical education </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of family & consumer science </li></ul><ul><li>2 years of child care and development </li></ul><ul><li>All this has to be done in high school </li></ul><ul><li>And you need 3 years of college courses </li></ul>
  3. 3. Earnings <ul><li>Workers range from $20,000 to $40,000 dollars a year </li></ul>$38,290 $18.41 Experienced Wage $30,890 $14.85 Median Wage $26,960 $12.96 Entry Wage Annual Hourly Level of Experience
  4. 4. Working Conditions <ul><li>Most child and youth workers are employed by non-profit or government-funded programs. </li></ul><ul><li>They work in agency offices, emergency shelters, treatment centers, or wherever community and family support programs are based. </li></ul><ul><li>Full time child and youth workers work 35 to 40 hours a week </li></ul>
  5. 5. Job Description <ul><li>Child and youth workers aren’t psychiatrists or social workers. </li></ul><ul><li>They have formal training in counseling young people, but their role is more like a counselor, parent, mentor and a friend to these kids that they work with on a day to day basis. </li></ul><ul><li>These workers often work in shelters, drop in clinics, and in residential settings. Like group homes </li></ul>
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