Residential Counselor - Oasis (206)

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Location: Cape May Courthouse, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals for the Residential Counselor positions within its Oasis and Tranquility Programs.  The positions available are in growing programs that provide temporary shelter placements for youth ages 11-17 and supervised transitional living assistance for young female adults ages 18-20. Through these programs, youth and young adults have the opportunity to participate in community activities and to work together to support each other.  This program encourages youth to care about themselves and others. The Tranquility program 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 the youth and young adults in the program.  Local candidates highly encouraged to apply! 

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 youth 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.


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

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

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