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Weekend Direct Care Counselor
S.T.A.R. Programs

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Weekend Direct Care Counselor

S.T.A.R. Programs
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San Jose, CA

Job Overview

Job Posted
4 days ago
$13.60-15.39 per hour
Job Type
Full Time
Afternoons, Evenings, Weekends
Counselor, Nonprofit, Social Services

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 12p-11p, Saturday 7a-5:30p, and Sunday 7a-5:30p (32 hours) at our boy's 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.

About S.T.A.R. Programs

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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