The Non Secure Detention Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily activities of youth and provides youth with a safe, structured, therapeutic environment.Job Responsibilities
Account for welfare and well-being of youth at all times. Model appropriate behavior standards for youths. Must maintain visual sight of youth in program.
Counsel youth on individual and group basis to assist with adjustment/transition to program. Ensure youth follow and participate in program schedules. Communicate any concerns with youth are brought to the attention of program leadership.
Assist with daily meal preparation.
Assist with security and safety of youth and facility.
Adheres to agency policies and procedures; follows and supports agency mission, vision and values including participating in internal surveys and data collection for continuous improvement initiatives.Job Requirements
Minimum of High School/GED required.
Minimum 1 year of work related experience.
Experience working with at risk youth in detention/residential facility preferred.
TCI, First Aid/CPR certifications required.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule with variable hours including day, evening, weekend, holiday and subject to call hours.
Must have a valid drivers license and reliable vehicle. Travel is required. Ability to coordinate and plan travel for visits and appointments in efficient manner.
Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse population.
Skills: Verbal and written communication skills.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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