Support Coach (Evolution)

Summary:  

We are seeking a Support Coach/ Residential Counselor for the Evolution Program.  Evolution provides youth dealing with both substance abuse and mental illness with a safe place to live while they develop coping skills to become self-sufficient.  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. This is a full time position. 

Location: West Berlin, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Support Coach/ Residential Counselor engages in caring supervision and structure for youth in the home 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 Support Coach/ Residential Counselor oversees goal setting groups and provides on-to-one assistance. The Support Coach/ Residential Counselor ensures that youth complete their goals as set forth in their treatment plan.

Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma is required but a Bachelor's Degree is preferred

  • 3 years' experience working with at risk at youth

  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

  • Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background check

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.