Visitation Facilitator

The private non-profit agency Youth Empowerment Siskiyou advocates for youth that have been exposed to trauma and youth who are at-risk of trauma exposure through a variety of direct service and advocacy programs. We strive to build and support a strong local community in Siskiyou County, where every child, teen and young adult is and feels safe, loved, and empowered. Our Values: Equity. Individualized service plans better meet the needs of the people we serve. "One size fits all" may still leave people underserved. Evolution. As community members, we value engagement with our neighbors and strive to be locally responsive. We want to grow together. Nurturance. We believe everyone deserves to be treated with compassion, dignity and empathy. We embrace trauma-informed care. Integrity. We strive for financial and programmatic transparency and encourage our community to hold us accountable in discontinuing the harm that has been caused in the past by child welfare organizations. Youth Empowerment Siskiyou is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse (multi- gender, cross-class and multi-racial), collaborative and sustainable work environment. We strongly encourage all to apply (including people of color; lesbian; bisexual; queer; trans and gender non-conforming people; intersex people; and people with disabilities). If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the application and interview process, please express that with your cover letter and resume submission.

POSITION: Visitation Facilitator                    REPORTS TO: Program Manager

HOURS: Approx. 32 hours per week             WAGE: $20/hour

DESCRIPTION: This grant-funded position will work with the Supervised Visitation Program Manager in providing a safe, neutral accessible place for children to meet with their non-custodial parents or family members that is free of conflict and abuse.


  • Ensure the safety of children who have been exposed to domestic violence, abuse, neglect, parental drug use or other forms of trauma by:
  • Supervising visits between children and non-custodial parents, including intervention and redirection as necessary
  • Documenting all child and family interaction
  • Reporting visit activities to Supervised Visitation Program Manager
  • Referring custodial and non-custodial parents to community resources as appropriate
  • Maintaining program and client files
  • Maintaining visitation spaces
  • Other duties as needed and outlined by the Supervised Visitation Program Manager or Executive Director
  • Complete ongoing training including but not limited to supervised visitation, crisis prevention, and trauma-informed care


  • Ability to pass background check
  • Possession of valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable vehicle for travel
  • Knowledge of principles of trauma-informed care
  • Experience as a volunteer or supervising volunteers
  • Experience supervising children
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including data entry, and familiarity with Google Docs and Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to keep all client information confidential
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to organize and prioritize various tasks

Please apply by emailing your cover letter, resume, and the YES-Employment-Application-2022 to