Counselor for Residential Therapeutic Program-Youth

Haven of Hope, Inc. - Aptos, CA

Full-time

Job Summary

Counselors for Residential Therapeutic Program for Adolescent Youth, ages 12-17. Join a fun, therapeutic team and excellent working environment. We offer flexible schedules and currently have the following opportunities available: 1) Part-Time Counselor, 2-3 shifts/week, including some awake overnight shifts. 2) Full-Time Counselor, 4 shifts/week plus full medical/dental package.

Responsibilities and Duties

As a counselor, you will be responsible for overseeing the milieu and maintaining program structure by working closely with both the therapeutic team and residents. Duties include: planning and implementing recreational, vocational, and community activities, providing crisis intervention, teaching independent living skills, and supervision and participation of daily activities. About Us: We strive to provide a safe, structured, nurturing environment for adolescents who have been abandoned, abused or neglected. We currently operate two residential therapeutic programs in Santa Cruz County for youth who are in need of specialized support services and transitional housing to former foster youth, ages, 18-21. Our goal is to prepare the adolescents in our care to meet the challenges of life as independent, confident, self-sufficient adults. This is carried out through creative programs designed to enhance self-esteem, communication, relationships, and goal setting, which we believe to be life long skills for success. Our services are also tailored to meet each youth's ultimate goal of maintaining a stable permanent family. Contact Us: Please call 831-425-3010 for more information and/or e-mail your resume by replying to this posting. Please also include which position you are interested in when submitting resumes. Thank you.(website): www.havenofhopehomes.org

Qualifications and Skills

Job Requirements: Related BA or 2+ years experience in related field preferred. Beginning wages: Commensurate with work experience and education. Great benefits package for full-time employees.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time