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In an effort to help our organization transform and evolve, each member of the Thompson Team must truly be committed not only to the Thompson Mission but to the Thompson Culture!

In addition to competitive salary ranges and benefit packages, Thompson offers ample opportunity for leadership and professional development. We value innovation and teamwork across all positions and departments. At Thompson, it’s important that everyone always feel heard and encouraged to be their best- as a result, we’re able to provide the best service to children and families in need across the Carolinas. 

We believe that for us to realize our vision, we must be “ALL IN”. Are you considering joining the team? Ask yourself if you possess these 5 core characteristics we hold ourselves accountable to:

A – Accountability

L – Leadership

L – Learning


I – Innovation

N – Needs Centered (clients, community, and staff)




We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Thompson Child & Family Focus is an equal opportunity employer. Thompson Child & Family Focus promotes diversity within the organization to ensure a diverse workforce as well as for accreditation purposes.

Please note we make every attempt to post all open positions. We do not “hold” applications for future positions and you must apply separately for each position of interest. While we may be unable to contact you to confirm receipt of your application, we are also unable to respond to calls regarding application status.

Questions with a red asterisk (*) are required. Additional data may become required based on answers provided. For example, if you answer “Yes” to a question, an explanation may be required. Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

Youth Partner

Job Title
Youth Partner
Job ID
Cabarrus,  NC
Other Location
Wendover Campus

Thompson is seeking dedicated, strengths and solution-focused human services professional to be part of a team that will impact the lives of youth and families in our community through the High Fidelity Wraparound Program. High Fidelity Wraparound is an evidence based model for youth and families who are experience high levels of challenges in the following areas: behavioral, emotional, socioeconomic, housing, family conflict, etc. High Fidelity Wraparound uses a strengths-based, team approach to intervene with families and embodies the System of Care philosophy in our approach to families. This is a community based service where we meet the families wherever and whenever it has to happen.

The ideal candidate will have experience in engaging and communicating with youth on a level that provides support to the recovery process and to achieve positive outcomes. This person will educate youth, families, providers, and the community about the Wraparound process and services; role model effective behavior for the youth to show a pattern of having healthy relationships with others; help the youth learn self-advocacy skills to articulate his/her talents and strengths; show positive and healthy responses to stress and conflict, and demonstrate positive social skills indicative of a role model. The Youth Partner must be committed to forming relationships with the youth or young adults they work with and capable of being patient, culturally aware, and respectful. This person must be willing to complete NC Your Move Leadership Series and the National Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Support curriculum as well as Vroon VDB Coaching and Training credentialing in the first year of employment.

Education Requirement: A minimum of a high school diploma or GED and four years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth or an Associate’s Degree in a human service or related field (or actively pursuing) and one year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth. Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field preferred. Life experience as a beneficiary of mental health or substance abuse services can be in lieu of work experience. Experience with direct provision of clinical therapy to children and families ideal. Experience with social service system preferred. Must be able to work flexible schedule to meet the needs of the team. Bilingual a plus but not required.

A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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