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Overnight Youth Counselor
ARLINGTON MA 02474
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-88402663

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Youth Villages

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Overnight Youth Counselor
## Overview
**Company Overview**
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
## Responsibilities
***Now Offering a $2,000 Sign-on Payment***
**Program Overview**
Youth Villages' Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities--Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee, Georgia, and Massachusetts, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).
**Position Overview**
* Check on the residents in set intervals to ensure that they are safe and doing what they are supposed to be doing.
* A lot of our residents have trouble at night and a Night Monitor plays an important role in the child's life by being there to talk with them about things at night.
* The shifts run from 10:30pm to 8:30am, four nights a week.
**Additional Information**
The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.
Applicants must have valid driver's license.
## Qualifications
**Requirements**
A High School Diploma or GED is required
Experience working with at-risk youth is preferred
Experience working with youth is required
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
**Additional Benefits**
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
**EOE**
*Requisition ID:* 2018-2260
*Job Locations:* MA-Arlington
*Program:* Residential
*Relocation Assistance:* No
*Position Type:* Full-Time/Regular

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