Youth Group Leader / Therapeutic Support

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Location: Haverhill MA, MA
Job ID: 161708-1B
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.


About the Job

Flexible Support Services is seeking a Youth Group Leader to provide creative and individualized services to youth (ages 6-22). We strive to mentor and support youth in developing increased independence, self-confidence, positive peer relationships, and to navigate conflict resolution.

Youth Group Leaders will have an opportunity to plan and co-facilitate groups that focus on social and emotional skill building, community integration, psychoeducation and vocational preparation.  We offer monthly clinical training, specific training in trauma informed care “Risking Connections' ' and a supportive team environment.  The ideal candidate is a team player that is creative, organized, flexible, compassionate, and motivated to help youth meet their goals.

Youth Group Leader responsibilities are:

  • Provide therapeutic mentoring or group interventions to youth and families within the community.
  • Provide and/or arrange transportation for clients to attend groups.
  • Collaborate, as appropriate, with other providers and natural supports of youth and families
  • served.
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation to reflect services provided.
  • Maintain group schedule as assigned.
  • Build and adjust the schedule as necessary to meet the needs of the clients served. (afternoon/evening hours required)


  • A qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field form an accredited university/college and 6 months experience working with children/adolescents/transition aged youth/families.
  • Associates Degree in a human services field from an accredited school and 1 year of experience working with the target population.
  • High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition aged youth.
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, reliable vehicle and willingness to transport persons served.


Part time, 25 hours per week, Must have some afternoon and evening availability. Saturday availability is preferred. 

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.