Center For Family Services is seeking a motivated and compassionate individual for the Residential Counselor position within the Together Youth Shelter Program. Together is a short-term, walk-in shelter, providing 24-hour emergency shelter for runaway, homeless, and neglected youth age 9-18. Together is a caring and healing home for children where they receive support and work on their future with the goal of family reunification. Some of the services Together provides include food, clothing, and medical services, individual, group, parent, and family counseling, advocacy, life skills training, and educational and tutoring services. The Residential Counselor is a key member of the program's team and provides youth supervision as necessary to meet 24-hour operational activities of the program. Part time position, hours would be Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4pm-12am.
Location: Glassboro, NJ
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Residential Counselor works with and engages youths as well as assists in providing life skills education. They co-lead groups with therapists and case managers and ensure that program structure is consistent with stated goals and objectives. The Residential Counselor supervises programs for youth while ensuring structure within the programs. They ensure that daily living needs are met through directly working with youth.
High School Diploma required
Two years experience working with youth
Must be available for days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Must successfully complete criminal background checks and drug testing
Current driver's license with a 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.