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Secure Detention Counselor (Per Diem) ($250 Sign On Bonus) Virtual Hiring Event

Company: Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
Location: Watervliet
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our MissionAs a Secure Detention Counselor at Berkshire, this position is responsible for creating a safe, therapeutic and caring environment for youth in a secure detention setting. The goal of the position is to ensure basic needs are met with a primary emphasis on proper supervision and interaction with all aspects of the program. This includes facility, recreational and educational activities while teaching social skills through relationship building and role-modeling.Job ResponsibilitiesPlan and engage youth in activitiesObserve, guide and correct as necessary, delinquent, unsafe, and/or unusual behavior-- - - Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail -- - - Ability to form therapeutic relationships with youth and familiesWork with a culturally and economically diverse populationAbility to evaluate, interpret, instruct and guide the behavior of youth and to assess and manage group dynamicsJob RequirementsMinimum of a High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree preferred1-2 years of experience working with juvenilesAbility to become TCI, First/Aid CPR certifiedCapable of working in a stressful environmentVarious schedules and shifts available; up to 19 hours per weekClean and valid driver's license required as per Agency guidelinesTechnical requirementsAfter signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.What to prepareResumePreferred dress codeBusiness casual (dress pants/skirt, button down/blouse, optional tie)About Berkshire Farm Center & Services for YouthJoin Our Team! Join Our Mission!Looking for a job where you can make a real difference?Where your work is meaningful & challenging?You can help us strengthen children and families so they can live safely, independently, and productively within their home communities.Excellent Sign on Bonus OpportunitiesShift Differential Pay for Weekends and NightsPaid Training and Professional DevelopmentComprehensive Benefits PackageGreat Work/Life BalanceWhat is a virtual interview?Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

Keywords: Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth, Albany , Secure Detention Counselor (Per Diem) ($250 Sign On Bonus) Virtual Hiring Event, Other , Watervliet, New York

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