COUNSELORS – Provisional
Full time awake overnight Residential Counselor position available in a dynamic and innovative residential treatment program. Seeking energetic individuals
committed to helping adolescent youth on our vibrant Campus. This is the perfect job for folks who like to be busy, creative and offer innovative care to youth and families.
The hours are 3pm-11pm. This position is to work on an “as needed basis” usually at least two shifts a month.
We value the work that is done and offer our employees with a generous and competitive benefits
Generous Tuition reimbursement
Substantial Repaying Student Loans
Generous vacation & holidays & sick leave
403B Retirement Plan with match provided by Wayside
Life, AD&D and Disability insurance
Career Ladder and Job Advancement
Responsible for the front line care of residents providing a safe and therapeutic milieu while promoting appropriate social skills. Essential functions include providing
constant monitoring of residence, facilitating recreational activities for clients, working with the staff team to ensure the program structure while striving for identified
standards of behavior and providing positive role modeling for youth.
Residential Counselors assist the program in providing basic needs for clients, such as regular meals, a safe and clean shelter and appropriate hygiene. Residential Counselors are
required to pass MAPS certification training to administer necessary medications. Residential Counselors may provide transportation to clients as required.
Residential Counselors are required to maintain confidentiality with regard to program and client information at all times and
are responsible for attending meetings and completing all regular and assigned paperwork.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree Preferred, minimum of one year experience working
in adolescent services or related internship. Experience with a strength-based,
client-centered milieu a plus. Experience with a diverse, multicultural
population including LGBTQ desired. Must be available evenings and weekends.
Valid drivers’ license -motor vehicle background record checks will be
completed. MAPS training is preferred.
Please send your resume and cover letter to Amy_Hogarth@waysideyouth.org.
Bilingual/bicultural & LGBTQ+ – folks encouraged to apply!
Wayside is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Bi-Lingual, Bi-Cultural, & LGBTQ Applicants Strongly Encouraged to Apply!