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Direct Care Counselors and Support Counselors
S.T.A.R. Programs

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Direct Care Counselors and Support Counselors

S.T.A.R. Programs

Job Summary

Wage
$15.38-16.97 per hour
Job Type
Entry-level, Full-time, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 6 days ago
Job Role
Social Work Support, Social Work
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit
Job Schedule
Mornings, Evenings, Weekends

Job Description

We are looking for individuals who have a lot of energy, patience, and enjoy working with at-risk youth in a fast-paced environment. We have the following position available:

We have the following position available:

  • Direct Care Counselor - Friday 12-11p, Saturday 10a-11p and Sunday 10a-10p (36 hours) at our co-ed group home
  •   - Monday - Thursday 12p-6p (24 hours) at our co-ed group home
  • Support Counselor - Saturday 7a-4p and Sunday 7a-4p (16 hours) at our co-ed group home
  • Support Counselor - Saturday 4-11p and Sunday 4-10p (13 hours) at our co-ed group home
  • Support Counselor - Saturday 5-11p and Sunday 5-10p (11 hours) at our co-ed group home

Qualifications for these positions include but are not limited to:

-Must be at least 21 years of age

-AA degree and experience or Bachelor's Degree in a Social Science (psychology, sociology) and Justice Studies (criminal justice)

-Ability to pass a Department Of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Child Abuse fingerprint clearance.

-Possess a valid driver's license for at least 5 years and a clean driving record

-Be declared able to work by a physician including ability to pass a tb test.

This position requires you to:

-Supervise residents

-Maintain professional boundaries

-Use your own vehicle to drive between facilities (We reimburse for mileage!)

-Attend weekly/biweekly staff meetings

-Attend a once a month agency training on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6-9pm

-Obtain training hours that will benefit you future career development

Please make sure you meet the above criteria before submitting your cover letter and resume.

Business Overview

Our Story

S.T.A.R. Programs is a non-profit agency that provides residential care to youth (ages 12-18) and transitional housing to young adults (ages 18-21) in the foster care and the juvenile justice system. We are committed to providing a safe place in order to help our clients rebuild and strengthen their families by providing a continuum of care including connecting them to mental health services, independent living skills, educational, and recreational services. Our staff work directly with the youth to provide structure, supervision, behavior management, and support.

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Culture & Perks

Workplace
Collaborative
Community Oriented
Diverse
Fast-paced
Flexible
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