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Lead Youth Care Worker




Lathrop, CA 95330


Contingent upon Award

Title:  Lead Youth Care Worker

Location: Nationwide, to include CA, TX, AZ, NM, FL, etc.

Travel:  Up to 100%

Remote option:  No

Schedule: Flexible schedule, including nights and weekends

In anticipation of a contract award, MVM, Inc. is looking for highly-motivated Lead Youth Care Workers (LYCW) to be part of a highly capable team to run a shelter and all surrounding operations for the temporary care and transport of unaccompanied children (UC). The Lead Youth Care Worker oversees a group of 8 YCW and ensures continuity and compliance with SOPs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and visually monitor 8 assigned Youth Care Workers via frequent rounds and spot checks.
  • Ensure proper Youth Care Worker staff-to-UC ratio is maintained at all times.
  • Conduct visual spot checks of all common areas (dormitories, recreational spaces, etc.)
  • Track inventory of UC clothing on a daily basis to ensure proper resources allocation to each UC.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred.
  • At least 21 years or older.
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience working directly with children in a supervisory role preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
  • ​Must be able to travel for extended periods of time (up to 100%).
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite) and knowledge of common office equipment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to multitask and be an effective and engaged team builder.
  • Resolve issues as they arise in an appropriate manner with little or no supervision from upper management.

Applicants selected will be subjected to a Government background investigation and may be required to meet the following conditions of employment:

  • Favorable credit check
  • Clean criminal background check
  • Clean Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) or Child Protective Services (CPS) check

MVM offers a competitive benefits package, and fosters a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Recruiting Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

For more information about the company please visit our website at

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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