Youth Workers

A youth worker is a person who works with young people to facilitate their personal, social, and educational development through informal practices and leisurely activities. Youth workers empower their clients to make positive changes in their lives.

What Are the Daily Duties of a Youth Worker?

  • Advocate and educate youth on issues and interests
  • Enable youth to participate in extracurricular activities
  • Encourage educational advancement
  • Help youth establish meaningful, trusting relationships
  • Provide guidance, growth opportunities, instruction and mentorship
  • Refer clients to distinguished community resources and professional counseling as needed
  • Stabilize secure housing

Where Are Youth Workers Employed?

Youth workers can work in school systems, group homes, community shelters, and other social service agencies.

Are you interested in becoming a youth worker? Check out our Human Services programs!

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