We're growing and we need you! We are a unique, family run non-profit that provides safe temporary/short term residential mental health and support services for children and adolescents that are facing challenging situations. We work hard to create an environment where empathy, caring, dignity, respect are highly valued. We are growing and currently have several openings for Direct Care Counselor opportunities for individuals who have a real passion for helping, and love working with kids.
In this essential role you will provide onsite direct care and supervision in a residential setting, assisting our residents (kids) with developing key life skills such as self-care, communication, socialization, relationship building, and problem solving. Direct Care Counseling staff also support the children during community and recreational activities with friends, family and staff members.
Second shift (swing) 4pm-12am, and ONLY SOME day shifts 8am-4pm; both weekdays (Sunday-Thursday) and weekends (Friday-Sunday).
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect the dignity and diversity of our individual team members. We also recognize the value of diversity in our organization and wish to employ a workforce that is as diverse as the communities and people we serve. It is our policy to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws governing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action. Unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable laws is strictly prohibited.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
We are a small family run, mission driven, community based social service agency that's been in Oakland for over 25 years.
1-10 team members
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