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Location: West Berlin, NJ
Work Status: ReliefPosition Summary:
Center For Family Services is seeking experienced and professional Support Coach for the Evolution Program. The Support Coach position requires patience, dedication, understanding, and a passion for engaging and providing supervision and structure for youth living in a residential treatment setting. The Support Coach provides direct counseling services, instructs and guides youth informally throughout their day to day activities, and co-leads recreation, and physical education activities. The program offers a serene, home-like setting for up to five male youth between the ages of 13-17. During their 6 to 9 month stay, youth receive supportive services from our highly-qualified team so they can be successfully reunited with family or transition into an independent living situation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Support Coach engages in caring supervision and structure for youth in the home which is consistent with stated goals and objectives. This individual teaches budgeting, money management skills, provides life and social skills training, guides, instructs, and counsels youth in the program. The Support Coach oversees goal setting groups and provides one-on-one assistance. The Support Coach ensures that youth complete their goals as set forth in their treatment plan.
High School diploma is required but Bachelor's Degree preferred
At least 2 years experience working with at risk 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
Must be able to work overnight shifts
Vehicle with current insurance and registration
About the Envision Program:
Envision offers community-based long-term residential treatment for female youth ages 11-19. The program is comprised of three supportive homes where young girls work closely with therapists and counselors to learn, grow, and heal. Envision provides diagnostic assessment, therapy, educational services, social skills training, and job readiness training to help youth lead happy, healthy, and independent lives.
Counselors work closely with the girls and their families for nine months up to one year 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 or another safe living environment.
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 Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.
Disclaimer: 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.