Youth Care Worker

Mesa, AZ, USA Req #950
Friday, September 23, 2022

Since 1971, A New Leaf has faithfully worked in service to our mission of “Helping Families…Changing Lives,” making a positive impact in the lives of more than 24,000 people each year in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.  Services focus on HEALTH, HOUSING, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, offering a continuum of support to move households from crisis to long-term health and stability.
A New Leaf continues to grow to respond to needs in our community by developing comprehensive, relevant and effective services for vulnerable and underserved families, children, and adults.

A New Leaf’s East Valley After School and Summer Program is a safe space for children to learn positive coping skills and move past personal challenges. Offering a compassionate environment, with attentive, trained staff – this program is a critical community resource for low-income families struggling to find services for their children.

Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 (depending on years of experience)

Schedule: Monday – Friday 11:30am-7:30pm

Location: Mesa, AZ

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Document (verbal/written) and submit significant and routine paperwork such as progress notes, statistics reports, daily activities, upcoming events, special concerns, varied incident reports, etc., as required by the program and submit to appropriate personnel.
  • Utilize Positive Behavioral Support methodology when planning/participating in the activities to support child/family specific treatment goals.
  • Engages in Family Centered, strengths-based treatment planning and coordination and reports client needs to Child and Family Team.   
  • Strengthens connections to positive community resources identified by the Child and Family Team. 
  • Serves as a member of a Child and Family Team, if requested by the family and attends all Child and Family Team meetings.
  • Develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with clients and significant support systems.
  • Provides information, education and guidance to clients and support system members, advocacy, and coordination of care.    
  • Maintains accurate, through and current documentation of contact with clients/families.  
  • Ensures confidentiality of verbal and written client/family information.  
  • Provides minimal tutoring/help with homework, if applicable.   



  • High School or GED required
  • Associate or Bachelor’s preferred


  • Six (6) weeks behavioral health experience or 2 college courses that are behavioral health related


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities


  • Must be able to pass various background checks
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test
  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation
  • Current Auto Liability Insurance
  • Must Be At Least 18 Years of Age

We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of employment, education, criminal background search and driving records.

A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participates in el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.

BENEFITS PACKAGE: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: direct deposit, competitive pay, accrued sick time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), annual team member appreciation event, informal, yet professional team environment.

For full time employees, we also provide the following included in the total compensation plan: Health/Dental/Vision Coverage, Accrued Sick and Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term Disability, 401(K), Tuition Reimbursement, and a Wellness Program which has received a Silver Level of excellence in worksite wellness by providing employees with Annual Biometrics, Gym Reimbursements, Wellness Initiatives, Workers Compensation improvements, and much more!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Mesa, AZ, USA