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Helix Human Services Residential Counselor-Relief in Springfield, Massachusetts

Residential Counselor - Relief The Residential Counselor plays a vital role in the therapeutic support of young children and adolescents with social, emotional, and behavioral health needs. Under the direction of the Program Manager or designee, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the direct care and support of the youth we serve, using the Building Communities of Care (BCC) Trauma Informed Care model of treatment. The Residential Counselor is responsible for directly engaging the youth in daily activities, working in groups, and implementing the daily routine. As a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Residential Counselor will collaborate with the clinical staff to ensure the objectives of the individual treatment plans are being met. Relief Western MA The Cottage Residential program is an inclusive environment designed to support male clients (ages 6-13), regardless of how they identify, who have experienced trauma, with moderate to severe mental health and behavioral challenges. Now hiring for Saturday and Sunday shifts, from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Monday through Friday shifts, from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. Qualifications High School Diploma/GED/Equivalent; Associates degree preferred. Must be 21 years of age or older. 1-2 years of experience working with children in a residential or related program preferred. Successful completion of CPR/First Aid certification during New Employee Orientation. Competitive Salary/Comprehensive Benefit Package Helix Human Services is an inclusive organization. LGBTQIA+ and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply! Helix Human Services is dedicated to providing trauma-informed therapeutic and educational services to diverse children and families, building the foundation for lifelong success at home, school, and the community.