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Youth Counselor

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Location
Lincolndale, NY
Hourly
$12.11+
Job Type
Temp To Perm
Date
Sep 25, 2017
Job ID
2525783
Youth Counselor-Northern Westchester, N.Y.

Shifts for overnight Counselors are as follows:
Sunday-Wednesday 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM ( Four 10-hour shifts)
Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM (Four 10-hour shifts)
Monday-Friday 12:00 Midnight to 8:00 AM (Five 8-hour shifts)


Residential facility for adolescent boys has been providing services to teens and their families for over 150 years.

The ideal candidate shall have: High school diploma or equivalent, bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.  EOE, M/F/V/D.  All qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or any other legally protected status.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to negotiate stairs and public transportation
Must be able to run, sit, bend, kneel and lift a minimum of 50lbs
Must be able to supervise residents in all program areas in a safe manner

Primary responsibilities include:
Supervising residents when school is not in session and engaging residents with age appropriate activities, maintaining a calm and therapeutic environment and ensuring safety and well being of residents.  The Youth Counselor will uphold the core values of the Agency: honesty, education, family, respect and hope while functioning as a responsible leader for providing safety and support within the Treatment Environment Program, including but not limited to, the environment of agency program and policies according to the Employee Handbook, regulatory requirements of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), program handbook, and other areas of oversight as required by agency contract or regulatory authority.