POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Counselor position is responsible for sharing with other staff the responsibility for creating and maintaining a therapeutic milieu. This is achieved in part by supervising youth 24 hours per day, assisting youth with daily living, providing individual and group counseling and support, and ensuring the safety and welfare of all youth in care at New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc.
POSITION SUMMARY: To aid the Teacher in directing the academic, social, and emotional growth of students so that each student progresses toward the goals and objectives outlined in both the Individual Education Plan and the Service Plan.
Minimum Education and/or Professional Qualifications/Skills
High school Diploma/GED
Previous experience in child care preferred. Must be able to build appropriate, respectful relationships with youth, guide their development, manage unit/cottage effectively, participate in overall treatment plan, and be able to exercise common sense and professional judgment.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time