02 Dec
Achievement Center Advocate
Wisconsin, Milwaukee , 53201 Milwaukee USA

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The mission of Norris, Inc. is Transforming lives

through the power of connection and healing. Are you looking for an

employer that is innovative and trauma informed? Are you looking for a

job that is going to be challenging and rewarding all at the same time?

Well you've come to the right place! When you choose a career with

Norris, you walk away every day knowing that you had a positive impact

on the lives of others. The Norris team strives to provide the best

quality care to youth and families by making meaningful connections and

providing a safe space for individuals to heal. We engage those we

serve, our colleagues and our community with respect, compassion and

acceptance. Norris is currently seeking an individual to fulfill the

role of Achievement Center Advocate for our brand new Achievement Center

which will be located in Milwaukee! Under the supervision of the

Achievement Center Coordinator (ACC), the Achievement Center Advocate

(ACA) is responsible for providing guidance, support, advocacy and

mentorship to youth and young adults enrolled at the Achievement Center.

The Achievement Center is located in the city of Milwaukee and targets

the engagement of youth and young adults between the ages of 16-24 with

the goals of promoting safe, stable and healthy environments and

relationships; ensuring that each youth and young adult has a sustained

positive trajectory in education and/or employment; and assistance in

identifying and cultivating ongoing informal connections that can serve

as positive, durable and pro social supports throughout their lives.

Services that are provided may include but are not limited to: care

coordination, advocacy, mentoring, therapeutic services, external

referrals, vocational/educational/independent living skill development,

and basic needs. The ACA is responsible for engaging with youth and

young adults, their families, and community partners. The ACA

collaborates with the Achievement Center team to ensure participants and

their families receive appropriate services. The ACA is also responsible

for implementing assigned services, per the participant's personalized

plan. The ACA will promote the Norris mission and philosophy for

providing services utilizing a trauma informed care approach. The ACC

position requires that the individual will be able to work a flexible

schedule that is subject to change to meet the agency's evolving needs

at any time, and may also include weekends and/or holidays. The

essential duties and functions outlined in this job description apply to

all For full info follow application link. EEO Norris is an equal

opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard

to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, ancestry,

citizenship status, religion, marital status, disability, military

service or veteran status, genetic information or other classification

protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.



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