Lead Residential Counselors - Boys Hope Girls Hope

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/03/2018

Address

Wilmette
Illinois
United States

Description

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois helps good kids in bad situations beat the odds. By providing family-like homes in safe neighborhoods, a first-class education in top-rated schools, and comprehensive college preparation, we empower children of poverty and potential to triumph over their circumstances, become successful, and grow up to give back to their communities. As a full-time Residential Counselor, you'll provide the most fundamental need of all. You'll help build the loving and supportive family dynamic and home environment that all children need to feel secure.

We are seeking to hire two lead counselors, one for our Boys Home and one for our Girls Home. In addition we need a part-time live-in Residential Counselor for our BoysHome.

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 will be at least 21 years of age; hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology, counseling, education, or a related field; and will have experience in serving a similar population equal to 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.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter on our website at https://www. hghinternational.org/connect/. Select the Chicago Affiliate to see the menu of jobs available in Chicago and select the position you wish to apply for. You will be prompted to enter your demographic information and upload your resume .

Equal Opportunity Employer

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://bhghinternational.org/connect/

Qualified applicants will be at least 21 years of age; hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology, counseling, education, or a related field; and will have experience in serving a similar population equal to 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.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter on our website at https://www. hghinternational.org/connect/. Select the Chicago Affiliate to see the menu of jobs available in Chicago and select the position you wish to apply for. You will be prompted to enter your demographic information and upload your resume .

Equal Opportunity Employer


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