Residential Counselor - 3pm - 11pm shift
at Arrow Child & Family Ministries

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

Job Description


Residential Counselor

As a Residential Counselor at our Transitional Living Facility, you'll be part of a team that offers adolescent girls a safe place to live, in a home-like atmosphere. Your passion for helping kids will be evident as you provide direct supervision, accompany them to on and off campus activities, and play a vital role in their assessment and treatment. Your interaction and relationship with the kids will be key to helping each girl begin to heal from their past and prepare for their next step.

Education, Licensure and/or Experience

High School diploma or GED and at least one (1) year experience working with children and families preferably in the child welfare industry. Bachelor's degree preferred

Other Requirements

  • Valid driver's license
  • Proof of current Auto Registration, Inspection and Insurance
  • Driving Record (three years) from the state in which the driver's license is valid
  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must submit to and pass random drug tests during employment.
  • Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be physically fit as indicated by the requirements below. The employee is also regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may have occasional contact with cleaning solvents, aromatics and nuisance dusts. Some locations may require PCM (Professional Crisis Management) Training.

Other physical requirements specific to this job: Required to stand up to 5 hours a day Occasionally required to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. Occasionally required to push/pull up to 50 lbs. Occasionally required to bend, stoop, crouch or required to stand from a kneeling position, with both knees down, 5 times in one minute

Key: Constantly: (67-100%) 6-8 hours Frequently: (34-66%) 4-6 hours Occasionally: (0-33%) 1-3 hours.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Bel Air, MD
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 5/29/2019

About Us

Arrow Child & Family Ministries is a Christian provider of child welfare and education services for abused and neglected children and families in crisis. Through the engagement of both government and the local church, Arrow provides an array of services including foster care, adoption, residential care and treatment, child sex trafficking rehabilitation, and specialized education. All programs and services advance the well-being of children, families and communities while promoting responsibility and a commitment to strengthen family life.

Arrow Child & Family Ministries seeks a workforce of talented and committed professionals who wish to combine their passion to serve with our mission of helping kids and strengthening families. If you have a heart for service and want to be part of a growing organization dedicated to helping kids and strengthening families, consider joining the Arrow family. We’ll help you fulfill your goals while you help us fulfill our mission.

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