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State Training School

  • Location: Eldora, IA
  • Post Date: 12/2/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME

The State Training School for Boys is expanding its' capacity and efficiency around safety. To accomplish this goal we're are adding multiple Youth Service Workers. These are newly added positions that will allow growth and mission/goal achievement. 

The State Training School (STS) at Eldora offers a holistic social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic and vocational program that utilizes counseling, treatment and consequences paired with praise and opportunity to males, ages 12 to 18 years old who have been adjudicated delinquent. Services and programs provide individualized treatment and offer comprehensive education, with a goal of transitioning the young man back to his community. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS). 

The program available for residents includes: 
  •  General education studies 
  •  Special education programs 
  •  Title I 
  •  High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED) 
  •  Competency-based vocational programs 
  •  Counseling 

Youth Services Worker 
The Youth Services Workers at the STS are integral to the successful outcome of young men at the facility. If you enjoy challenging, yet
rewarding work helping students find stability in their lives and security in their future, and can work as part of a team to help reach
these goals you will want to have a career at the STS.
The State Training School provides an environment rich in challenges that will allow you to play a meaningful role in the rehabilitation
of these young men with no boring days. You will be the glue that helps pull these young men together.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Graduation from high school or G.E.D.;
experience equal to two years of full-time work in a youth service program working directly in the treatment of adjudicated, at risk, or
other youths needing service or assistance.
  • Salary: $34,028.80 - $49,732.80 Annually. Plus $.60 to $.65 per hour shift differential. 
  • Job Type: Full-time 
  • Job Number: 19-01180 
  • Closing: 12/30/2018 11:59 PM Central 
- you will want to have a career at the STS. 

You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. To see if you qualify for this program, please look to the
guidelines and/or for more information on PSLF, visit StudentAid.gov/publicservice.
(OMB No. 1845-0110 Form Approved Exp. Date 5/31/2020 PSECF - XBCR)

The State Training School is located in Eldora, Iowa, home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community featuring quaint shops, eating choices, and plenty of family friendly activity. The Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive is a must do which winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods and streams. Eldora is 45 minutes from Ames and Cedar Falls and only 22 minutes from Iowa Falls.

At the STS we are committed to helping talented Psychologists and Counselors continue to grow by offering benefits such as:
• Re-licensure opportunities • Comprehensive Orientation • Team Environment • Training and Development

As an employee of the STS you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes
the following and more.
• Insurance – Health, Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability
• IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension
• Deferred Compensation with match as a Roth or Traditional Tax Deferred Plan
• Leave – Sick, Vacation, Family, and Military Leave
• Wellness Program
• Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development.

 To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits web page. Applicants must apply on line, please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa

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If you have questions please contact: State Training School 
Ed Gilliland or Brett Lawrence 
3211 Edgington Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627 
Phone: 641-858-5402 

Applications should be submitted using the link above no later than DECEMBER 30, 2018. The State of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.