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Evening Residential Counselor

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Job Summary

Oasis Center:  Oasis Center provides a wide range of opportunities that reflect the diverse needs of youth and their families, from crisis intervention to youth leadership and community engagement to college and career access.

Position: Evening Residential Counselor.  Schedule M-W 3-11 or 4-12, Thursday 12-8, Friday 4-12

Summary: Actively provide supervision and help coordinate activities for youth 13-17 staying in the Emergency Shelter. 

Salary Range: $30,000- 34,000 Based on Education & Experience

Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision for youth shelter residents
  • Coordinate and supervise activities for residents when appropriate or assigned.
  • Provide intake and assessment services to youth and families referred to the shelter program.
  • Provide group services when appropriate or assigned.
  • Facilitate the referral process for potential clients.
  • Document client interaction in a consistent and ethical manner.
  • Provide crisis counseling services through the agency coverage system.
  • Provide liaison and referral services with appropriate mental health centers, courts, physicians, school systems, Department of Children’s Services and others as needed.
  • Transport clients as needed.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and ability to apply behavior management techniques.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply basic counseling principals.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply group work theory.
  • Clear understanding of racial inequities and other forms of discrimination and willingness to operate from an anti-oppression model.
  • Knowledge of an ability to apply Positive Youth Development, Trauma-Informed Care, and evidence-informed practices based in an understanding of adolescent development.
  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Information

Benefits

Healh, Vision, Dental, 401K

How to Apply

Procedure:  Send cover letter and resume to Shanda Hampton @ shampton@oasiscenter.org  

Details

  • Date Posted: February 27, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $30K- 34K