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Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch HSS-Specialist 2021  in Billings, Montana

HSS-Specialist 2021

CategoryTherapeutic Family Support


Desired applicantshave a heart and passion for working with children/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 family's lives.

Description of Position:The HSS-Specialist is primarily responsible for providing the family and youth with support to maintain the youth in the home or help transition the youth back to their home. They provide support to the youth and family through a minimum of weekly skill-building and behavioral interventions in the home, school, and/or community.

What you will receive if selected for this position:

  • You will have the opportunity to be a part of something special. It is incredible to see the youth transform, knowing that you are helping them on that journey.

  • Experience and training in some of the most current & exciting modalities, including Trauma-Informed Care; ARC; and CBT.

  • Challenging and exciting work - no two days are ever the same.

  • It will provide you with plenty of professional development and continuing education opportunities.

  • Networking opportunities within schools and communities

  • We provide a Great Benefits Package with a generous PTO plan.

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$14.99 - $16.79 per hour DOE

CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED VIA EMAILYou will be notified of your application status by e-mail. If you have not been contacted within 1 business day, please call Sally at 406-655-2122

PositionHSS-Specialist 2021




About the OrganizationYellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch was founded in 1956 and welcomed the first boy to the ranch in 1957. Today Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, a nonprofit organization, is trusted locally and nationally as a leader in the field of mental health care for children and their families.

Our Residential Treatment is located on a 410 acre, working farm and ranch located in Billings, MT. We offer a continuum of mental health services that include case management, youth mentoring, home/school-based programs and foster care in addition to residential treatment. We specialize in treating troubled youth who struggle with social, emotional, and behavioral disorders. We also have four Community Based Services locations in Livingston, Lewistown, Dillon, and Billings. With all of our locations we impact about 650 kids each day. And throughout our history, YBGR has impacted close to 10,000 youth and their families.

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.