Center for Family Services is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals for the full time Residential Counselor positions within its Oasis/Tranquility Program. The positions available are in a growing program that provides transitional living assistance for young women ages 16-20. Through Tranquility, young women have the opportunity to participate in community activities and to work together to support each other, encouraging the young women to care about themselves and others. The program also helps young women develop an independent living plan and set goals for a positive future. The Residential Counselor is a key member of the program’s team and provides direct counseling services and support to young women in the program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Residential Counselor has patience, dedication, understanding, and a passion for engaging and providing supervision and structure for young women in the program. This individual engages in caring supervision and structure for youth in residence with is consistent with stated goals and objectives and must be willing to work all shifts including 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, and 4pm-12 am. The Residential Counselor teaches budgeting and money management skills and also provides life and social skills training, guides, instructs, and counsels youth in the program. The Residential Counselor oversees goal setting groups, provides one-to-one assistance, and ensures that the young women complete their goals as set forth in their treatment plan. This individual completes documentation and other reporting requirements in a timely manner, contributes on Agency committees, meets regularly with supervisor, and participates in other continuing professional development opportunities.
To apply, please submit salary requirements and cover letter.
- High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- At least 2 years’ experience working with adolescents
- Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background checks
- Excellent driving skills and current driver's license with a driving record of at least three years
- Vehicle with current insurance and registration