Youth Counselor

Youth Counselor

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DESCRIPTION

The Youth/Recreation Counselor’s role is to provide instruction, guidance, support and supervision for youth while aiding them in accomplishing life skills. Youth counselors act as role models, mentors and advocates to young people facing a wide range of life and/or peer related challenges.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes assessments and intakes
  • Conducts individual, group counseling and rap sessions
  • Conducts workshops
  • Conducts community drug education forums
  • Facilitates evidence based programs
  • Facilitates other pro social and recreational activities
  • Plans and participates in community cultural and recreational activities
  • Maintains accurate and timely record keeping
  • Liaison between referrals sources
  • Participates in team meetings
  • Attends ongoing training for skill development
  • Models professional behaviors

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • AAS Preferred, HS Diploma
  • 1-2 yrs. Experience
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Experience working with adolescents/young adults preferred

SALARY: $33,000

 

BENEFITS

Participation in 401K, Health Insurance, Paid Holidays, Annual and Sick Leave

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