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Residential Counselors (Per-diem)
Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, Inc

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Post Date: Aug 22, 2016
Job Type: Per Diem/Contract/Other
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Location: US - New York - Mt. Vernon
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Description
Seeking experienced residential counselors for community-based program for at-risk youth in Lower Westchester County area. Our pre-adjudication program offers rehabilitation and re-entry opportunities to young men who have been charged with offenses in Westchester County courts. Our youth are court-referred and thus highly motivated to succeed.
Counselors should consider themselves role models in word and deed.
We offer a highly structured environment which promotes prinicples of positive youth development and community justice. We operate an alternative educational and a vocational training program. Emphasis is placed on character-building and social development.

Successful candidates will have some experience working in residential environments, an ability to work effectively with at-risk youth and a committment to our mission and vision.

We seek motivated individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our youth.

Weekend availability is required. Counselors work alternate weekends and evenings.

Valid NYS Driver License is Required
TCI Training Preferred


Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all direct care worker and standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to hands-on care with consumers, climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift and move consumers (if necessary) up to 50 lbs, ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30 lbs.. Physical and PPD clearances required and reevaluated annually

Skills
Must have ability to multi-task
Self-starter
Conscientious and non-judgmental
Must be a role model


Notes
Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
TCI Training
Valid NYS Driver's License
Central Statewide Registry Clearance
Justice Center Clearance



Contact Details
Name: Tiffany Santana
State/Province: New York
Country: United States
FAX: 9146684994
Email: [email protected]





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