HELP OTHERS, MAKE A
DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.
Join the Katie Miller
Team as a Residential Counselor! As a Residential Counselor you will:
- · Provide supportive listening to clients while
supervising them individually and in group settings.
- · Administer program rules and level system.
- · Facilitate therapeutic, positive and safe
- · Complete daily paperwork.
- · Assist with assigned activities of the clients.
- · Responsible for creating an environment conducive
to client personal growth and learning skills for substance use reduction.
- · Must be able to obtain an F Endorsement Driver's
License and certified driver status in order to transport clients.
- · Evenings, overnights, and weekends are required.
- HS required; Bachelor's preferred
- · Working with children/youth/families.
- · One year of residential experience preferred or
exposure via internship.
- · Understanding of the expectations of Dept. of
Children's Service/Dept. Of Education.
- · Able to drive clients to and from appointments,
outing and other transportation needs using personal and Center-owned
vehicles. Valid driver's license required with F Endorsement (or
ability to obtain one).
- · Use sound judgment and utilize appropriate
- · Contribute to the therapeutic environment and
provide feedback regarding the client's progress.
- · Have the ability to relate to individuals and
families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational
levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.
- · Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills
are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with
clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as
maintain proper documentation.
- · Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as
close eye work.
- · Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150
- · Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending,
stooping, and reaching.
- · To ensure the safety of the clients and staff,
this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of
verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care)
that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to
grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and
Helen Ross McNabb Center
is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities
to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex,
national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion,
termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
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
Helen Ross McNabb
Center 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.