Full Time Youth Counselor

Sequel Youth And Family Services, Llc • Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Make a Difference in the Lives of Children! Full-Time Residential Counselors Overview Lakeside Academy is a Sequel Youth and Family Services program for residential treatment of at-risk youth. Lakeside Academy focuses on the confrontation and redirection of negative behavior while recognizing desired, positive behavior. Throughout a students stay, they are challenged to analyze failures and experience success in nearly every area of life. We have immediate openings for full-time Counselors. This is an entry level position and hours may include some evenings, weekends and holidays. Starting pay for the position is $25,000/annually (with proof of high school diploma) and $26,000/annually (with proof of bachelor's degree). Upon successful completion of a 60 day probationary period and an additional 30 days of employment, employees are eligible for $1,000 increase in pay. Upon successful completion of an additional 90 days of employment, and the ability to demonstrate skills from training, teamwork and positive work habits, employees are eligible for an additional $1,000 increase in pay. Job Duties Include: Maintain safety, accountability and security of campus. Teach, coach and supervise students in activities of daily living including morning, bedtime and overnight procedures, hygiene and cleanliness, housekeeping, meals, school, therapeutic endeavors, intramurals, sports, academics, skills of self-sufficiency and extracurricular activities both on and off campus. Observe the peer culture for patterns of behavior indicating progress or regression in the program. Observe individual student behavior over time and recognize progress towards treatment goals. Job Requirements High School diploma or GED is required. College degree in Human Services field and one year previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles preferred. It is an essential function of the position that the staff member must be capable and proficient in the area of physical restraint when and/or if necessary. Job Types: Full-time Salary: $25,000 - $26,000 annually Apply Not ready to Apply? Job Snapshot Employee Type: Full-Time Location: Kalamazoo , MI Job Type: Other Experience: At least 1 year(s) Date Posted


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