Behavioral Youth Counselors (With Relocation Assistance to Memphis, TN)

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/31/2018

Start Date

10/08/2018

Application Deadline

10/07/2018

Address

Chicago
Illinois
United States

Description

Do you have a desire to work with at-risk youth but missing applicable hands-on experience?

Have no fear ... Youth Villages is here!


Program Overview:


Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses in Memphis, TN provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  


Position Overview: 


  • Teaches the children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care
  • Assists in treatment planning for each child
  • Completes daily documentation (contact notes, milieu notes and precautionary notes)
  • Participates in client transports to various location
  • Participates in recreation therapy with children
  • Improves children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions
  • Conducts group and 1-on-1 counseling sessions


Additional Information:


  • Schedule -- Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat (3 weekdays and 1 weekend day)
  • Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri -- 2:00pm to 10:30pm
  • Sat or Sun -- 6:30am to 10:30pm 


Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor's degree (required)
  • Valid drivers license (required)
  • Experience working with at-risk youth (plus)



**NOW OFFERING RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AS THIS POSITION IS IN MEMPHIS**


Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage

Paid Parental Leave

2 weeks paid vacation

12 paid sick days

10 paid holidays

403(b) Plan

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

kaitlin.goudreau@youthvillages.org
https://www.youthvillages.org/careers/

Please apply here to be considered for our Memphis-based Behavioral Youth Counselor positions!



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