Night Youth Counselor Job – Clarinda, IA 507

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


Location: Clarinda, Iowa

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth? Do you want a supportive work environment? Do you want to be a part of leading adolescents to personal victory and success?

If you answered “yes" then Clarinda Academy may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Position Overview:
We have immediate needs for full-time Overnight Youth Counselor to provide direct care to youth,
• Bed Checks—use a flashlight judiciously to insure a positive count and identification of the youth by name. This is randomly performed at a minimum of every 15 minutes. Only one youth at a time may have permission to go the restroom. At no time will the students be left unsupervised.
• Ensure that at least one staff remains in position to observe entire hallway at all times.
• Ground security—Call counts in at designated times and whenever a special count is called for. Check,secure and maintain all specified doors and windows.
• Handle Emergencies—in the event of an emergency, notify the individuals listed on the Emergency Procedures. (I.E. Fire – Tornado – Truancy)
• Read Communication log—communicate with other staff via spoken word and the communication log. Make notes on student behavior, reads, incidents, positive notes, etc.
• Inform supervisors of all relevant situations which occur during the night shift.
• Assist AM and PM staff with documentation responsibilities; (i.e. daily documentation, significant events, mail, etc.).
Benefits Package:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision, after sixty days.
• Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• 401K after sixty days.
• Holiday pay
• Paid time off (includes birthday)
• Tuition loan program
• DailyPay
• Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
• Membership to local Rec Center
Clarinda Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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