Bilingual Residential Counselor - Part Time - Juntos, Camden NJ

***500 Sign on Bonus eligible to all Juntos new hires***  The bonus will be paid in one lump sum in a separate check on the next regularly scheduled pay date after you start employment with Center for Family Services.   The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.  In the event you leave the Center for Family Services within 4 months of your date of hire, you will be responsible for reimbursing the Center for Family Services for the entire signing bonus.

About the Juntos Program:

Juntos provides temporary shelter to unaccompanied children and teenagers who have crossed the southern border into the United States  and are in need of a safe place to live. Our goal is to help children through these difficult circumstances and to minimize the impact by providing a warm and caring home that seeks to reunite children with their family. Services are focused on the safety of every child in our care. We utilize a Nurtured Heart, a trauma informed care approach, which emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for the children in our care and helps them rebuild a sense of control.

Summary

Center For Family Services is seeking motivated, culturally sensitive and compassionate individuals for the Residential Care Provider positions for the Juntos Program. The Residential Care Provider will be a key member of the program's team by providing direct counseling services and support to children and teens in the program. 

Location: Camden, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Residential Care Provider engages in caring supervision and structure for youth in residence which is consistent with stated goals and objectives as well as provides life skills training, co-leads physical education and recreation, and guides, instructs and counsels youth in the program. The Residential Care Provider oversees goal setting groups and provides on-to-one assistance and engages youth.  This individual provides transportation to and from appointments and also is a substitute in the event of a staff absence. The Residential Care Provider ensures that youth complete their goals as set forth in their treatment plan.

Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma plus one year experience working with youth
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration
  • Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background check

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.