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Mentoring Program provides positive role model and support to children

The Youth Villages mentoring program offers adults the chance to become a positive force in a child’s life, and each mentor-mentee relationship is special in its own way. Mentoring for Sid Phadke, a product manager, meant stepping outside of his comfort zone and seeing life through the eyes of a child who has had a completely different life experience than him. “It is a very unique experience for me,” Sid said. “It was definitely something I wanted to do in terms of giving back, but it also challenges me. I enjoy building a relationship with my mentee, Samuel*.” Sid...

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Youth Villages to host career fair for residential treatment positions

Memphis, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2017) — Youth Villages will host a career fair at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Public Library located at 3030 Poplar Ave. on Monday, Jan. 29 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The career fair is Youth Villages’ first off-site hiring event, where applicants will have the opportunity to learn about and apply in person for numerous full- and part-time behavioral youth counselor and BYC assistant positions available at its residential campuses and group homes in Memphis, Bartlett and Arlington. Applicants will start the full application process and if qualified, may be offered an opportunity for an in-person interview at the career fair. Positions include both degreed and non-degreed openings requiring varying levels of experience. All applicants must be able to pass a background check to be employed at Youth Villages.   Potential full-time employees will be offered salary-paying jobs, health and medical benefits, paid and holiday time off, tuition reimbursement, professional growth opportunities, and an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and youth of all ages. To learn more about the Youth Villages career fair, visit www.youthvillages.org/memphis or email recruiting@youthvillages.org. About Youth Villages Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of...

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GRAMMY award-winning recording artist Steven Tyler opens center for abused girls alongside national family services provider

DOUGLASVILLE, GA. (Dec. 8, 2017) – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Steven Tyler celebrated the opening of a new residential center named Janie’s House, a partnership between his philanthropic organization Janie’s Fund and the national family services nonprofit Youth Villages. Janie’s House provides support to vulnerable young girls in the Atlanta Metro Area who are survivors of abuse and neglect. The center’s “scarf-cutting” and grand opening took place Dec. 6 at Youth Villages’ Inner Harbour campus in Douglasville, where guests included Tyler, community leaders, donors, Youth Villages’ staff and young women who are residents of the new...

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Youth Villages on quest to find ‘Holiday Heroes’ for children receiving care in North Carolina

CONTACT: Tara Robertson, Public Relations Manager tara.robertson@youthvillages.org   |  803-­528-­7373 CHARLOTTE – Youth Villages is seeking Holiday Heroes for more than 400 children who are receiving care in North Carolina. A Holiday Hero helps fulfill the holiday wish list for a child who has experienced trauma or has a history of emotional or behavioral health issues. To learn more and become a Holiday Hero, individuals, families, or groups may request a child’s wish list by visiting  www.youthvillages.org/holidayheroes and selecting North Carolina. Holiday Heroes also have the option to donate or shop to fulfill youth holiday wishes. Any of our...

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