Part-Time Residential Counselor- Oasis- Cape May Courthouse (Local candidates encouraged to apply!)

Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals for the 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 this program, young women have the opportunity to participate in community activities and to work together to support each other.  This program encourages young women to care about themselves and others. It 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.   This is a Part-Time Position (28 hrs/wk).  Local candidates highly encouraged to apply!  

Location: Cape May Courthouse, NJ 

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.

Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience working with youth populations (2 years preferred)
  • CPR,SPA, Associated Trainings preferred
  • Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background checks
  • Current driver's license & good driving record of 3 years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

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.

All interested applicants should email a cover letter, indicating desired position and salary requirements, along with resume.