Residential Counselors - Girls Hope of Pittsburgh

Job Type

Part Time




United States


Girls Hope of Pittsburgh is a unique, private scholarship program seeking to hire a Residential Counselor to work with the dynamic youth participating in the long-term program to expand their horizons and graduate college. The youth are promising students who want to accomplish greatness but were previously impeded by the environment around them. The part-time Overnight-Awake Residential Counselor will be scheduled to work three days a week. The part-time Overnight Residential Counselor will work from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We are also seeking a full-time candidate who will work 40 hours a week in four ten-hour shifts.

We are looking for candidates who have a clear understanding of adolescent development and experience working with middle and high school-aged children. Qualified candidates will interact easily with others, have an outgoing personality and have excellent follow-through abilities. We need strong leaders and role models - counselors who can hit the ground running and make a difference in the lives of these kids.

You and other committed staff members will:

·        Create an environment of achievement by guiding our scholars in college preparation and educational excellence;

·        Provide for our scholars' physical, emotional, and spiritual needs;

·        teach social and independent living skills;

·        help provide new opportunities and activities;

·        build relationships with families and volunteers;

·        model a healthy and responsible lifestyle by providing discipline, organization, and compassion.

Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a Bachelors degree from an accredited school in social work, psychology, counseling, education, or a related field, and experience working with a similar population that would equal at least one-year full-time work. A High School diploma is also acceptable with the equivalent of two years full-time work with a similar population.

A valid driver's license is also required along with a clean driving record.

For a complete job description, and to submit a resume, visit our web site, Select the Pittsburgh Affiliate and select the position you wish to apply for.

Equal Opportunity Employer


A complete list of benefits is provided on our website.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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