Employment Opportunities

Employment Philosophy: LPYS seeks individuals to join our team who value making a positive impact in the lives of youth and families. The ideal applicant will be hard-working, a team player, and passionate about working with young people. LPYS provides employees a supportive, cooperative environment in addition to training and on-going professional development.

Mission: La Plata Youth Services supports and advocates for youth facing challenges in school, home, or court.

Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, health insurance monthly stipend (paid as additional taxable income), simple IRA, annual wellness benefit, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and mileage reimbursement.

Background Checks: All staff must participate in a sex offender registry check, Colorado Bureau of Investigation check, and driving history check. Staff must also show proof of auto insurance and submit a copy of diploma or certificate of training.

If you are interested in employment with La Plata Youth Services, please fill out an application and return it with a resume and cover letter to our office at 2490 Main Avenue. You may also fax or e-mail the application. info@lpys.org


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Current Job Openings:

Program Director (Salaried, Exempt)

The Program Director’s primary responsibility is to provide oversight of all client services to ensure the sustainable development and implementation of strengths-based, trauma-informed, culturally responsive programming. To this end, the Program Director provides supervision of program management, develops and manages program direction, activities, and budgets, and performs general administrative functions at the direction of, and in collaboration with, the Executive Director.

Applications due by December 2, 2019

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Restorative Justice Coordinator (Part-Time Non-Exempt)

The Restorative Justice Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to provide the necessary community-based services, coordination, and leadership to ensure the ongoing sustainability and vitality of the La Plata Youth Services community and diversion restorative justice programs. The Restorative Justice Coordinator works to connect and coordinate restorative justice services for LPYS clients and victims of juvenile crimes.

Applications due by December 2, 2019

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