Center For Family Services is seeking experienced and professional Residential Counselor for the YES Shelter. The Residential Counselor position requires patience, dedication, understanding, and a passion for engaging and providing supervision and structure for youth living in a residential shelter setting. The Residential Counselor provides direct counseling services, instructs and guides youth informally throughout their day to day activities, and co-leads recreation, and physical education activities. Hiring for multiple Relief positions.
Location: Blackwood, NJ
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Residential Counselor is a positive role model and provides life skills education for youth in the shelter. 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. The Residential Counselor ensures that shelter structure is consistent with stated goals and objectives, reports to and serves on the treatment team, provides one-to-one assistance with difficult youth, and provides transportation to and from appointments.
High School Diploma or GED (with some college preferred)
At least 2 years' experience working with youth
Must have ability to provide leadership, be a role model, and relate positively to youth
Current driver's license with an good driving record of at least three 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.