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Youth & Family Counselor Overnight

Job Type: Hourly (40.00 hours per week)
Job Code: 5817
Posted: 07/08/2014
Location: Saco 04072

Summary

About the Job

Come join an excellent team at Sweetser working in Rockport, Maine as a Youth & Family Counselor I.

Schedule: Overnights 10pm to 8am

Ideal applicant would:

  • Maintain a safe and effective milieu by participating in the provision of a structured, therapeutic environment.
  • Collaborate with staff and families to achieve desired treatment outcomes. 
  • Take direction from others; exhibit appropriate therapeutic affect and behavior; ask questions for clarification; request feedback regarding performance with clients and peers.
  • Be committed to the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a team with various groups of staff.
      

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED with the ability to work with difficult-to-manage youth.
  • Capacity to develop a professional orientation to child care.

General Requirements

  • Able to relate to children with warmth and understanding, and have the ability to identify the needs and problems of children.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of youth and their families.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts.
  • Certification as an Other Qualified Mental Health Professional within two months of assignment.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license.
  • A reliable vehicle and the organization's minimum auto insurance coverage are also required.


Benefits

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