Center For Family Services is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals for the Residential Counselor positions within its Grandslam Program. The positions available are in a growing program that provides transitional living assistance for young women age 16-20. Through Grandslam, young women have the opportunity to participate in community activities and to work together to support each other, encouraging them to care about themselves and others. The 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 in providing direct counseling services and support to young women in the program.
Location: Camden, NJ
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Residential Counselor engages in caring supervision and structure for youth in residence which is consistent with stated goals and objectives. This individual teaches budgeting and money management skills and also provides life and social skills training, guides, instructs, and counsels youth in the program. The Residential Counselor oversees goal setting groups and provides on-to-one assistance. The Residential Counselor ensures that youth complete their goals as set forth in their treatment plan. Residential counselors complete documentation and reporting requirements. Hours may be irregular as required to maintain 24 hour coverage of the shelter.
High School Diploma is required but a Associate's Degree is preferred
Two years' experience working with adolescents
Current driver's license with a 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.