Youth Counselor
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

Job Description

Recruiter: Erin Newton
Fax: 269-3eight1-5332
Email: [Click Here To Join]

Join A Team Making a Difference in the Lives of Youth!

Lakeside Academy is a Sequel Youth and Family Services program for residential treatment of at-risk youth. Lakeside Academy focuses on the confrontation and redirection of negative behavior while recognizing desired, positive behavior. Throughout a student’s stay, they are challenged to analyze failures and experience success in nearly every area of life.

We have immediate openings for full-time Counselors. This is an entry level position and hours may include some evenings, weekends and holidays. Starting pay for the position is $25,000/annually (with proof of high school diploma) and $27,000/annually (with proof of bachelor's degree).  Employees are eligible for $1,000 pay increases at 90, 1eight0 and 365 days.

Job Duties Include:

  • Maintain safety, accountability and security of campus.

  • Teach, coach and supervise students in activities of daily living including morning, bedtime and overnight procedures, hygiene and cleanliness, housekeeping, meals, school, therapeutic endeavors, intramurals, sports, academics, skills of self-sufficiency and extracurricular activities both on and off campus.

  • Observe the peer culture for patterns of behavior indicating progress or regression in the program.

  • Observe individual student behavior over time and recognize progress towards treatment goals.

    Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED is required.

  • College degree in Human Services field and one year previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles preferred.

  • It is an essential function of the position that the staff member must be capable and proficient in the area of physical restraint when and/or if necessary.

    Compensation & Benefits

  • DailyPay - A company sponsored benefit that allows employees to access a portion of their base wages in advance of their payday.   

  • Referral Program

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits after sixty days

  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability

  • Company provided AD&D insurance

  • Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) after sixty days

  • Paid Time Off after 30 days

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Kalamazoo, MI
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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)

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