Careers

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Thank you for your interest in learning more about YSS. As an employee of YSS, you will be part of one of Iowa’s largest youth-serving organizations and a passionate team that believes in putting kids first.

Our programs focus on three key areas: prevention, treatment and transition. Our staff plays a vital role in listening and letting youth know they are heard. In encouraging young people to be confident and make healthy choices. In turning hopelessness into hope. In helping youth stand strong. Learn more about YSS, including our core values, history and locations.

Internships

As an intern at YSS, you will have the opportunity to apply your classroom knowledge in a professional work setting and broaden your skills. You’ll gain valuable experience while building your portfolio and professional contacts. We offer flexible scheduling and are able to accommodate interns while considering school credit requirements.

All ongoing interns are required to complete the volunteer screening process and must interview with program supervisors.

Please submit your application by clicking here!

 


Application Process

To apply for a position with YSS:

  • Click on the job you would like to apply for (above) and click the "APPLY NOW" link within the job posting.  You will be asked to complete an online application and upload your resume.
  • Please note: YSS is a nicotine free workplace.
  • You will be asked to provide information that will be used to conduct a series of background checks including your social security number, date of birth and driver’s license number. This information will be used to check: criminal convictions, child abuse, dependent adult abuse, sex offender and motor vehicle records.
  • Please be assured, we take great care to protect your personal information from misuse and only use this information to conduct the appropriate background checks.
  • You will receive a confirmation email following successful completion of your application. If your application is selected for further consideration, you will receive an email or phone call from a YSS hiring manager to schedule an interview.

Benefits

YSS is proud to offer competitive employee benefits, including:

Insurance Coverage Options

  • Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Supplemental Compensation Award (after five years of full-time service)

Wellness Program Offerings

  • Flu Shots
  • Employer-paid communicable disease check and employment physical

 

Paid Time Off & Leave Programs

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Paid Holiday Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Flexibility

  • Many of our positions offer a variety of shifts or hours

Training & Development

  • In-Service and Out-of-Agency Conferences and Workshops
  • Mandatory Reporter Training
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Medication Manager Certification
  • Safe Zone Training
  • And many more