Youth Counselor (Candor, NC)
Company: Eckerd Connects
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Hiring Immediately and Relocation Assistance Provided
Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you have a passion for helping
people, or you love to see youth and young adults work hard to
reach their full potential? Want to provide at-risk-youth with the
tools to begin their process of change and be successful? Come work
with us as a Youth Counselor, and contribute to the positive
transformation of the at-risk teens in our adolescent residential
academy program located in Candor, NC, and give them a second
chance to succeed.
Day Shift, Night Shift, and PRN positions available,
Make more than a Living, Make a Difference
We are proud to offer:
Low-Cost Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
11 paid holidays
Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
Flexible spending accounts
Paid short-term and long-term disability
Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Voluntary term life insurance
Meals provided when on duty
Relocation assistance provided
Duties and Responsibilities
A positive, supportive role model who guides and influences group
activities on a consistent basis that enhances the youth's
confidence and self-esteem. Youth Counselors ensure the progress
and welfare of each client and the group through therapeutic
programs. Responsible for staff secure supervision during the
afternoon, evening, and sleeping hours.
Lead group of youth through a variety of daily activities while
providing group and individual counseling, with an emphasis on
Must be 21 Years of Age or Older.
High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years'
relevant experience working with youth is required.
Two years of college in a social or human services.
Direct care in a therapeutic/rehabilitative setting preferred.
Ability to travel about property, through wilderness terrain.
Exposure to outdoors and/or weather conditions. Supervision does
include shift work. Ability to transport clients and staff.
Boys Residential Academy at Candor
500 E-Ku-Sumee Road Candor, NC 27229
About Us Video:
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Eckerd Connects' Short-Term Juvenile Justice Residential program is
a complete rehabilitative experience delivered in 4 to 6 months to
adjudicated male youth, ages 13 to 17, referred by the North
Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Juvenile Justice.
This residential treatment concept combines promising and
evidence-based practices with a strong family transition component
and signifies a public-private partnership with the Division of
Juvenile Justice which has produced an innovative shift in the way
youth are served in North Carolina's juvenile justice system.
Intensive, short-term services include individualized treatment and
academic plans that combine formal and experiential education,
community service, behavioral health, and family counseling in a
non-punitive environment designed to address the youth's behavioral
challenges through a strength-based approach. Youth also receive
accredited education on-site and work together in small group
settings with assigned counselors.
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national
origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to
confirm employment eligibility.
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