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:
Weekend Support Counselor:
-Friday 1-11p, Saturday 10a-4p and Sunday 10a-4p (22 hours) at our boy's group home
-Saturday 4-11p and Sunday 4-10p (13 hours) at our boy's group home
-Saturday 5-11p and Sunday 5-10p (11 hours) at our boy's group home
-Friday 2-11p, Saturday 10a-4p, and Sunday 10a-4p (21 hours) at our girl'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:
-Maintain professional boundaries
-Use your own vehicle to drive between facilities (We reimburse for mileage!)
-Attend weekly 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.
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.