Youth Counselor (Manson, NC)
Company: Eckerd Connects
Location: South Hill
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Hiring Immediately and Relocation Assistance Provided
Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you have a passion for helping
people, or you love to see youth and young adults work hard to
reach their full potential? Want to provide at-risk-youth with the
tools to begin their process of change and be successful? Come work
with us as a Youth Counselor, and contribute to the positive
transformation of the at-risk teens in our adolescent residential
academy program located in Manson, NC, and give them a second
chance to succeed.
Day Shift, Night Shift, and PRN positions available, $16.50 to
Make more than a Living, Make a Difference
We are proud to offer:
Low-Cost Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
11 paid holidays
Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
Flexible spending accounts
Paid short-term and long-term disability
Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Voluntary term life insurance
Meals provided when on duty
Relocation assistance provided
Duties and Responsibilities
A positive, supportive role model who guides and influences group
activities on a consistent basis that enhances the youth's
confidence and self-esteem. Youth Counselors ensure the progress
and welfare of each client and the group through therapeutic
programs. Responsible for staff secure supervision during the
afternoon, evening, and sleeping hours.
Lead group of youth through a variety of daily activities while
providing group and individual counseling, with an emphasis on
Must be 21 Years of Age or Older.
High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years'
relevant experience working with youth is required.
Two years of college in a social or human services.
Direct care in a therapeutic/rehabilitative setting preferred.
Ability to travel about property, through wilderness terrain.
Exposure to outdoors and/or weather conditions. Supervision does
include shift work. Ability to transport clients and staff.
Girls Residential Academy at Kerr Lake
633 Shepards Way Lane Manson, NC 27553
About Us Video:
To learn more about our program copy and paste the link into your
Eckerd Connects' Girls Short-Term Juvenile Justice Residential
Program is a gender responsive, complete rehabilitative experience
delivered in 4 to 6 months for girls ages 13-17. This 20-bed
program is for girls who are referred by the North Carolina
Department of Public Safety Division of Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention (DJJ). During the 4-6 month stay, the
program assists young women in learning the skills and tools needed
to successfully re-integrate with their families, and back into
their communities. This residential treatment concept combines
promising and evidence-based practices with a strong family
transition component and signifies a public-private partnership
with the Division of Juvenile Justice which has produced an
innovative shift in the way youth are served in North Carolina's
juvenile justice system. Intensive, short-term services include
individualized treatment and academic plans that combine formal and
experiential education, community service, behavioral health, and
family counseling in a non-punitive environment designed to address
the youth's behavioral challenges through a strength-based
approach. Youth also receive accredited educational services
on-site and work together in small group settings with assigned
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national
origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to
confirm employment eligibility.
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