Empowering Youth. Inspiring Compassion.
Core Youth Coalition offers a 24-hour sitter service in order to meet the needs in different areas such as emergency childcare in the local hospitals, DCS offices, and local resource linkage centers.
The sitter will communicate with staff to report observations of the child's behaviors. Also, sitters will maintain a detailed record of interactions with medical personnel, any notation of the child's behaviors during the assigned time, and ensure that reports and medical documentation are obtained from nursing staff regarding the child's care. Also, our sitters will have the ability to engage with the child, medical staff, and DCS staff through monitoring, supporting, and assisting youth. Core Youth Coalition will have a field supervisor centrally located in the Chattanooga, Nashville, and Knoxville areas. Therefore, we are prepared to assist the Crossville, Lawrenceville, Shelbyville, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Sevierville areas.
Core Youth Coalition has a field manager available 24-hr/7 days per week. The operations manager assigned will be available to speak with medical and DCS staff.
All hired staff will undergo a pre-employment screening to includes background checks and drug screens. Pre-employment and random drug screens will be conducted on all employees and random drug screens will be performed consistently.
Direct sitter staff must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. They must possess at least two years of experience in working with children and have a general understanding of engaging with youth who have diverse cultural differences. They must have a clear background. Also, they must have the ability to follow oral and written directions as well as have good communication skills.
Operational management must possess at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited university in the social and/or human services field or two to five years of full-time in:
Core Youth Coalition will ensure that any directives from DCS staff, medical staff, or the child's guardian are completely in a timely manner. Also, there will be respect present for the confidentiality and privacy of all parties to ensure each child is treated with respect during their time with Core Youth Coalition's Staff.
Core Youth Coalition will provide each direct sitter staff with training in the following areas:
Child growth and development
Infectious disease protocol
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