Senior Residential Counselor

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Location: Glassboro, NJ 

About the YES Treatment Program:

YES Residential offers community based long-term residential treatment for male youth ages 13-17. High qualified therapists and counselors work closely with youth and families to provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, educational services, social skills training, and job readiness training.

Counselors work closely with youth and families for between six to nine months to provide advocacy, individual, group, and family therapy, health and wellness services, educational services, and social skills training. The program sets out to reunify the youth with their families whenever possible and/or prepare them for group or independent living.

Summary:

Center For Family Services is looking for a responsible and organized Senior Residential Counselor for the YES Treatment Program. This position requires providing program management including supervision of staff in carrying out direct service activities pertinent to the goals of the program. It also requires assessments for groups and performing administrative functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Residential Care Provider engages in caring supervision and structure for youth in residence which is consistent with stated goals and objectives as well as provides life skills training, co-leads physical education and recreation, and guides, instructs and counsels youth in the program. The Residential Care Provider oversees goal setting groups and provides on-to-one assistance and engages youth.  This individual provides transportation to and from appointments and also is a substitute in the event of a staff absence. The Residential Care Provider ensures that youth complete their goals as set forth in their treatment plan.

Requirements: 

    • High School Diploma 

    • Supervisory experience required

    • At least 3 years experience required

    • 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.