Residential Counselor -YES, Envision (1030)

Location: Camden, NJ

Job Type/Status: Full-Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct counseling services.

  • May perform specialized activities and functions specific to program.

  • Completes documentation and other reporting requirements.

  • Meets regularly with supervisor, and participates in other continuing professional development opportunities.

  • Contributes on Agency committees and special tasks, and promotes a sense of agency with co-workers and staff, and communicates in ways that support agency mission and values..

  • Provides supervision and structure for youth in residence which is consistent with stated goals and objectives, Day, Evening and Weekends.

  • Ensures that program structure is consistent with stated goals and objectives.

  • Reports to and serves on the treatment team with Therapists and other designated staff.

  • Instructs, guides and counsels youth informally throughout their interactions in day to day activities. 

  • Provides life skills education.

  • Co-leads recreation and physical education activities scheduled during shirt.

  • Provides one-to-one assistance with a difficult youth.

  • Provides transportation to and from appointments.

  • Substitutes in the event of Resident counselor absence.

  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Certified Social Worker (CSW) or equivalent certification, if applicable.

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or related  field, or High School Diploma and extensive experience.

  • Must complete mandatory training for Residential Programs

  • Must successfully complete criminal background checks and drug testin

Benefits: At the Center for Family Services, our employees are our greatest resource, and we are committed to investing in our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package as well as ongoing resources that will support staff on their personal and professional journey.*

  • Excellent paid time off (PTO) program, including vacation, sick, personal, and holiday

  • 401k Plan

  • Medical insurance plan options

  • Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Prescription Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health & Wellness Activities

  • Ongoing Training & Professional Development Opportunities

  • Opportunity for advancement

About Employment at Center For Family Services Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together, our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit the Center For Family Services website at

Disclaimer 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.