Youth Specialist I
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

Job Description

Youth Counselor

  • Full Time
  • Hourly
  • Entry Level

The Opportunity

Starr Albion Prep is seeking talented youth care workers to make a difference in the lives of young people by providing mentoring, living support and crisis intervention.

Receive excellent training, experience and career advancement opportunities while helping struggling teens take a new path in life!

The Organization

Starr Albion Prep, a Sequel Youth & Family Services program, is a residential treatment facility serving a diverse population of boys and girls 12-17 on the beautiful campus of Starr Commonwealth in Albion Michigan. We continue the great work that Floyd Starr started over 100 years ago, using strength based group and individual treatment approaches to help struggling youth reach their full potential.

To Be Successful As a Youth Counselor

A successful Youth Counselor must be energetic, charismatic, empathetic, possess strong relationship building skills, be consistent, exercise great judgment in crisis and possess above average problem solving ability. Most of all, they need enjoy spending time with young people and possess the ability to find the strengths in those that have made mistakes.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits after sixty days.
  • $2500 annual tuition reimbursement available for those pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in the Social Sciences field.
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance.
  • 401(k) after sixty days.
  • Earn 1eight days of Paid Time Off over your first year!
  • Acess to Daily Pay system 
  • Starting Salary: $12.50-$13.50/hr

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles preferred.
  • Current Michigan Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Must pass a Physical exam, Drug test and TB test and Criminal Background Check.
  • Must pass Safe Crisis Management training at time of hire and re-certification annually.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Albion, MI
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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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