Night Shift Youth Counselor | Starting Hourly Wage $14.00 Job – Jackson, MN 1981

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Estherville, Iowa Employment Opportunity

$750 Sign-On Bonus

| Make a Difference | Find Your Purpose | Be Essential |

DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A SUPPORTIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT?
DO YOU WANT TO HELP LEAD ADOLESCENTS TO PERSONAL VICTORY AND SUCCESS?
FOREST RIDGE MAY BE THE PLACE FOR YOU!
We are looking for unique, purpose-driven individuals to join our team.

Forest Ridge, located in rural Estherville, Iowa, is a residential treatment facility for at-risk youth. Our residential students are females ages 13-18, and they come to us from many states across the country. Our students stay with us for an average of 6-9 months while we provide therapy, substance abuse counseling, behavior health services, and daily role modeling. Our ability to motivate the girls toward a positive, healthy future is a large factor in our success.

If you have a passion for working with young people, we will provide the skills and training to help you find your purpose. At Forest Ridge, you are an essential member of our team. Everything you will do here matters; your presence, your patience, your character, and your professionalism. We value our team members.

The Night Youth Counselor provides direct care supervision and are part of a team that helps youth make positive changes in their lives. You must be patient and have the ability to remain calm in difficult situations. The Night Youth Counselor hours are 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., with 1 guaranteed weekend off a month.

Your job duties will include:
• Role model pro-social behaviors to students and co-workers through physical appearance, social skills, professional words and acts, and setting clear professional boundaries.
• Maintain the security of the facility and grounds.
• Maintain all documentation as required by DHS Licensing Departments.
• Supervise, observe, and interact with youth in activities in order to effect change in their social behavior.
• Give basic instruction to youth in work, recreation, and housekeeping activities.
• Oversee and maintain the general health and well-being of all of the students in his/her assigned cottage.
• Provide crisis intervention for the students at Forest Ridge.
• Drive students to medical appointments, home passes, and on transports as assigned.

Minimum job requirements include:
• High School diploma or GED is required.
• College degree in Human Services field and one year previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles preferred.

Our benefits include:
• Competitive wage
• Free meals during your shift
• Six Paid Holidays plus your birthday as a paid holiday
• Generous PTO, even in your first year
• DailyPay (click to learn more)
• Housing Opportunities
• Education Assistance Program
• Parental Paid Leave
• Employee Assistance Program
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 30 days of employment
• 401K after 60 days of employment

Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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