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Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Home Support Services Specialist  in Billings, Montana

Home Support Services Specialist

CategoryTherapeutic Family Support


What are you looking for in your next career opportunity?

  • Do you have a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth?

  • Do you want a career that is more than a job and a paycheck?

  • Do you want to be part of a team where you are valued and appreciated?

Position Summary:Home Support Services Specialists (HSS-Specialist) provide support through trauma-informed care. Providing intensive skill-building to youth and families with the goal of maintaining the youth in the home setting through a minimum of weekly home visits and ongoing communication. In addition, they serve as a positive role model and mentor to the youth. An HSS-Specialist will have a heart and passion for working with youth who often come from hard places and have experienced complex trauma. The applicant must be mission and values-driven and possess a strong work ethic, reliability, and desire to be a positive role model in our youth and families lives.

Complete Job Description ( Descriptions/HSS-Specialist 06.09.21.pdf)

What you will receive if selected for this position::

  • A robust benefits package - click to see our current benefits guide Benefits Guide. ( YBGR Benefit Guide.pdf)

  • Generous time off accrual, which includes 24 hours that is available for use after hire. Our own mental health requires time to get away for relaxation and rejuvenation.

  • Free access to our onsite recreation center, including a full-court indoor gymnasium, a heated indoor swimming pool, cardio, weight lifting equipment, and even a bowling alley. This includes a no-cost personal trainer - Meet Austin: He could be your Personal Trainer.

  • Life has its share of ups and downs — and sometimes, you may need a little guidance through the "downs." Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided for FREE to you and dependents, living at or away from home, as well as household members, related or not, and is always confidential.

  • Outdoor facilities include an experiential ropes course, baseball field, and basketball court.

  • Outdoor recreational equipment (cross-country skis, snowshoes, canoes, and camping equipment) is available to be checked out by staff members. Getting away from it all and spending time in the beautiful outdoors does wonders for your mental health.

Position Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Social Work, or a related field.

  • A minimum of 6 (six) years of professional experience in a similar role may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Professional Experience: Minimum of 2 years of professional experience with a bachelor's degree or 6 years without a degree

  • At least 21 years of age

  • Pass criminal background and child abuse registry check as required by the state of Montana

  • Have the ability to relate and build rapport with youth and family therapeutically while serving as a positive role model and helping them build the skills necessary to keep their family together.

  • Have the ability to work in cooperation and collaboration with the treatment team, including the family therapist.

  • Have the ability to maintain professional therapeutic boundaries and confidentiality with youth and families

  • Have the ability to display regular, predictable, and reliable attendance at work.


Hiring Range Salary$18.39 - $20.29 per hour DOE

PositionHome Support Services Specialist




About the OrganizationYellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch where you can make a difference.

Each day, YBGR's employees work with close to 800 youth throughout Montana who struggle with controlling emotions and behaviors. YBGR has impacted more than 10,000 youth and their families since 1957 through Residential Services in Billings, and Community Based Services throughout Montana.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career where you will be an important member of a diverse and committed team of individuals that are working hard to prepare our youth for life, we hope you will consider a career with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch.

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This position is currently accepting applications.