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Job: Residential Counselor


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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Northern California
Position Type TEMP
Salary $18/ hour
Location Oakland
Job Information

We are hiring for day, swing and overnights.  The Residential Counselor is responsible for daily operations of the program milieu, assuring a safe, structured, and therapeutic environment that allows for participants’ growth. The Residential Counselor is also responsible for safety practices, enforcing and monitoring policy and procedures. These duties may also include assisting participants with administration of their medications, and overseeing the daily living skills such as health, wellness, and hygiene of the participants and managing schedules or appointments. The Residential Counselor builds relationships with participants who have complex lives that may include drug and alcohol use. The Residential Counselor will provide services within a strengths-based, culturally-sophisticated, family-friendly environment that values respect, accountability, compassion, excellence, diversity, innovation, and integrity.

 

Required:

B.A. Degree in social science discipline or two (2) years’ work experience.

Experience with target population (youth, young adults, intellectually disabled youth, etc.) and/or in a milieu setting.

One (1) year or more experience with program modality (example: school-based, residential, mobile/community-based, assertive community treatment, wraparound, etc.)

Clean driving record; current CA Driver’s License required, or ability to obtain within 10 days after hired.

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