Youth Counselor (Positions Open)
The Youth Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily living experience and for providing a consistent and caring environment for each resident under their care. This includes teaching socially appropriate skills, planning trips and activities, helping with homework, providing discipline, and teaching appropriate conflict resolution. The Youth Counselor acts as a positive adult role model in all areas by demonstrating and developing positive interactive relationships while establishing clear boundaries for the residents. Additionally, Youth Counselors are expected to implement treatment approaches and or techniques which include Restorative Practice, Life Space Interviews, Universal Trauma Training, ACE Study, Workforce Protection and Policies that Reflect Trauma Informed Care.
Five weeks of comprehensive training for all new staff members, and continued training and professional enhancement for the duration of employment. Shifts are 4 days per week and sleepovers are required.
Starting Salary: $30,000+ annually
Excellent Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and 401k retirement plan.
5 & 1/2 weeks of Paid Time Off and 5 paid Holidays annually.
- Must pass a criminal background check and physical, including a drug and TB test.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to be covered under our insurance.
- Ability to be certified in CPR/First Aid, community water safety and crisis intervention.
- Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in related field or experience working with children, however others who are interested may apply.
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