Awake Overnight Residential Counselor

Job Type

Full Time




47 West Street
United States


WHO WE ARE Located in downtown Boston, Bridge Over Troubled Waters is the city's premier organization dedicated to transforming the lives of runaway, homeless and high risk youth through safe, supportive, and encouraging relationships and effective and innovative services that guide them toward self-sufficiency and fulfilling, meaningful futures. After more than 40 years, it remains a national model and program incubator for youth development services which are effective in helping the most troubled and vulnerable homeless youth to turn their lives around. If you care about making a difference in the lives of young people, we are interested in hearing from you! To learn more about us, visit

We are seeking candidates for the position of Awake Overnight Residential Counselor - Full -time

OPPORTUNITY The Awake Overnight Residential Counselor will be responsible for the supervision of the residents of the Transitional Living Program and Single Parent House on an overnight basis. Awake Overnight Counselor is responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services. Must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift, and be able to respond to any issues that may arise. We are looking for consistent and reliable candidates who aren't afraid of a challenge, and who has lots of patience, consistency and dedication.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in social services or a related field preferred and two or more years working with adolescents. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas: house management, job development, substance abuse, homelessness, community relations or recreational counseling. Valid Massachusetts drivers license required (car not required), and continuous clean driver’s record. Eligible candidate must be at least 21 years of age.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: o Medical Insurance o Dental Insurance o Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance o Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time o 401(k) Retirement Plan

Equal Employment Opportunity Bridge Over Troubled Waters is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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