Overnight Youth Counselor
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth? Do you want a supportive work environment? Do you want to be a part of leading adolescents to personal victory and success?

If you answered “yes' then Clarinda Academy may have the perfect job for you!!!!


Position Overview

We have immediate needs for full-time Overnight Youth Counselor to provide direct care to youth,

  • Bed Checks—use a flashlight judiciously to insure a positive count and identification of the youth by name.  This is randomly performed at a minimum of every fifteen minutes.  Only one youth at a time may have permission to go the restroom.  At no time will the students be left unsupervised.

  • Ensure that at least one staff remains in position to observe entire hallway at all times.

  • Ground security—Call counts in at designated times and whenever a special count is called for.Check, secure and maintain all specified doors and windows.

  • Handle Emergencies—in the event of an emergency, notify the individuals listed on the Emergency Procedures. (I.E. Fire – Tornado – Truancy)

  • Read Communication log—communicate with other staff via spoken word and the communication log.Make notes on student behavior, reads, incidents, positive notes, etc.

  • Inform supervisors of all relevant situations which occur during the night shift.

  • Assist AM and PM staff with documentation responsibilities; (i.e. daily documentation, significant events, mail, etc.).

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision, after sixty days.
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending program
  • 401K after sixty days.
  • Holiday pay
  • Paid time off (includes birthday)
  • Tuition loan program
  • Membership to local Rec Center

Clarinda Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Clarinda, IA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/8/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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