RTC Residential Counselor

Youth For Tomorrow - New Life Center
Bristow, VA
May 16, 2018
May 25, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Residential Counselors are vital to the structure and function of the residential program. Residential Counselors closely watch the children day and night. Candidates must have a baccalaureate degree or a high school diploma with at least one year of experience working with adolescents and their families Ensuring the safety and well-being of both our residents and staff is a top priority; we monitor the behavior of the residents 24 hours a day through strategically working as a team. Candidates must be motivated, and self-disciplined to help individuals who suffer from mental health and traumatic experiences to turn their lives into productive members of society. Experience with group dynamics preferred. Previous work with juvenile offenders and foster care youth and fluency in Spanish is a plus but not mandatory. Hours vary, but must be willing to work weekends and evening shifts. Qualifications: All candidates must have be CPR/First Aid certified or obtain with-in 30 days of employment. Must receive training in behavior management within 30 days of employment, and annual TB screening test. Must receive satisfactory results from an annual driving record check, criminal background check and central registry check. Company Description Our Mission The mission of Youth For Tomorrow is to provide children and families with the opportunity to focus their lives and develop the confidence, skills, intellectual ability, spiritual insight and moral integrity - each based on Godly principles, resulting in positive changes to the benefit of the child, the family, the community, and the nation. DISCOVER EMBRACE EMPOWER YFT Today Today, YFT serves boys and girls, individuals and families, and all ages with a continuum of services. Its residential program based in Bristow, VA, continues to be strong and is complimented by programs serving hundreds of clients in local schools, private homes and community settings every day.