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Youth Counselor, Providence, RI

Company: Key Program, Inc.
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Youth Counselor (Full-Time) - PROVIDENCE, RI
Want to make a difference in the life of a teen? That's what we do at the Key Program! Gain experience to jump start your career in the human services or social services field.We are seeking a Youth Counselor to work in Providence, RI in our 6 bed, semi-independent living group home for girls (ages 16-20) involved with the Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF).Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred, or an Associate's degree, or college coursework with one year of human service experience is required
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Have a valid state driver's license; and legally registered and insured car for work use.
  • Ability to work a varied and rotating schedule (7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm) includes weekdays, weekends and some holidays.Pay and Benefits: $17.00 per hour; bilingual wage differential; medical, dental and optical insurance; life insurance; tuition assistance; graduate school scholarships; paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; pre-taxed childcare; training and supervision, and much more.Responsibilities: Supervise up to 6 females(ages 16-20) and assist them to meet their treatment plan goals and provide behavior management. Be a positive role model for the young women; provide advocacy in the areas of female health needs, education, vocation, legal and family intervention; coordinate creative and therapeutic recreational activities; facilitate individual and group instruction for social and life skills development; assists the girls to perform daily life skills activities.Key's mission is to assist children and their families in developing positive life skills so they may pursue productive and rewarding lives.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or veteran status.

Keywords: Key Program, Inc., Providence , Youth Counselor, Providence, RI, Other , Providence, Rhode Island

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