Center For Family Services is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals for the Residential Counselor positions within its Oasis Youth Shelter/Tranquility House supervised transitional living program, located in Cape May County. The positions available are in growing programs that either provide supervised transitional living assistance for young women ages 16-20 or short-term emergency placement for youth male and female ages 13-18. Through these programs, youth have the opportunity to participate in community activities and to work together to support each other. The programs encourage youth to care about themselves and others. It also helps youth 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 youth in the program. This is a Full-Time position. Cape May County residents are highly encouraged to apply!
Location: Cape May County
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 trauma informed individual engages in caring supervision and structure for the young women in the residence. They are consistent with stated goals and objectives and must be able to commit to weekend and as needed relief shifts. The Residential Counselor teaches budgeting and money management skills and also provides life and social skills training. 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.
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.