Resident Counselor III

Location
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Posted
Mar 14, 2019
Closes
Mar 14, 2019
Ref
PD19-14
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
This position will provide a range of direct and/or specialized information, counseling and referral services designed to assist HOC residents and HCV participants with a broad range of problems. Will assess the level of need and identify counseling opportunities that promotes self- sufficiency and upward mobility. This position requires a working knowledge of community resources, strong written, oral communication and organizational skills. Must have experience in working with culturally, economically diverse and high-risk populations. This position prefers a bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate.

Preferred Skills:
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field (MSW preferred)
  • Minimum of three years experience with low-income families.
  • Must have the ability to relate well to people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Must possess excellent assessment, oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must have good computer skills (Word & Excel).
  • Must have working knowledge of community resources.
  • Career counseling experience desired.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Must have own transportation.

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