PRN Milieu Counselor

Milieu Counselor 


At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve."  Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Milieu Counselor


The Milieu Counselor under the direct supervision of the Service Coordinator, is responsible for implementing the daily routine of the program which includes:  assisting clients in Residential and Detoxification levels of care by direct monitoring of clients, facilitation of educational and activity groups, co-facilitation of process groups, observation of client breaks, assisting with admissions and assessments when needed,  writing daily progress notes, and other duties as assigned by the Service  Coordinator and requested by the medical and counseling staff, as well as acting in behalf of the clinical staff in their absence. This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business as well as driving company vehicle with clients. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.


Education/Knowledge: Must have graduated from high school with a diploma or have a GED.

Experience: Experience in alcohol or drug facility or health related field preferred but not required.  Potential hires will be assessed depending on how close their work experiences in other areas have prepared them for the job.

Physical: Normal residential treatment environment.  Close eye work for writing and computer work.  Staff will possibly including but not limited to: lift up to 50 lbs. pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching,  participating in client activities. This position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running and walking.


Hourly salary starts at approximately $10-$12 per hour depending on relevant experience and education.

The Helen Ross McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.