We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.
Reports to: RESIDENTIAL LIFE SUPERVISOR, EUPHRASIAN RESIDENCES
Location: 337 E. 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
Hours: 40 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (Overnight Shift)
Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include: providing direct supervision and being accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times, manage residents’ behavior & maintain order, implement daily living routines, schedules & procedures provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents’ families. To take on these responsibilities you will need a High School Diploma/GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a valid New York State driver’s license.
- Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training within two months of hire
- Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test.
- Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures.
- Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight.