Youth Counselor (Boomer, NC)
Company: Eckerd Connects
Posted on: June 22, 2022
**Hiring Immediately and Relocation Assistance Provided**Make
more than a Living, Make a DifferenceEckerd Connects is seeking
individuals for our Youth Counselor, who enjoy working outdoors,
and want to make the world a better place for at-risk teens. If
you're up to the challenge, we welcome your interest! -Eckerd
Connects is seeking a Youth Counselor to work -for our adolescent
residential academy program in -Boomer, NC.Day Shift, Night Shift,
and PRN positions available, pay rates from $16.50 to 18.25 -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 insuranceExtra Benefits:
- Meals provided when on duty
- Relocation assistance provided
- Advancement opportunities
- Overtime availability - - 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.To learn
more about our program copy and paste the link below into your
Connects' Short-Term Juvenile Justice Residential program is a
complete rehabilitative experience delivered in 4 to 6 months to 40
adjudicated male youth, ages 13 to 17, referred by the North
Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Juvenile Justice.
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 education on-site and work together in small group
settings with assigned counselors.Eckerd Connects is one of the
largest nonprofit child and family service organizations in the
United States. Working with us takes a certain kind of person; we
want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to
challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek
employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference
-in the lives of others.Boys Residential Academy at Boomer4654 High
Rock Road - Boomer, NC 28606Please follow the links for more
information about this program:
more than a Living, Make a DifferenceWe provide our employees with
numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the
chance to contribute to business objectives. We offer competitive
salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package
including: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 insuranceHeadquartered
in Clearwater, Florida, and founded in 1968 by philanthropists,
Jack and Ruth Eckerd, Eckerd Connects is one of the largest
national nonprofit child and family service organizations in the
United States. -Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing
behavioral health, child welfare services, and workforce
development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that
strengthen families, assist young adults, and help children
succeed.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.*CB#EckBMRDC
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