ABOUT BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS, INC.
For more than 50 years, Bridge Over Troubled Waters has provided a comprehensive continuum of care for runaway, homeless, and high risk youth in Boston, and has been a national model in providing innovative youth services. Our mission is to transform the lives of youth through safe, supportive and encouraging relationships, counseling, housing, and skill-building, to guide them towards self-sufficiency and achieving their goals.
If you are looking for a career in a fast paced setting that is committed to collaborating with all youth who come through the door and finding creative solutions to difficult problems, we invite you to apply.
The Residential Counselor will be responsible for the supervision of all the residents in the Emergency Residence (ER) Program. The ER program is a short term transitional residential program for homeless youth 18-24 years old who are able to commit to intensive counseling, maintain employment, save 70% of their income, continue their education, and work with case managers to obtain long-term transitional or permanent housing. The Residential Counselor is responsible for managing and supervising the milieu and carrying a caseload of clients that you will meet with individually to provide case management, therapeutic counseling and support services. The goal of the program is to provide assessment and referral to longer term housing and behavioral health services.
Reports To: Program Coordinator
Hours: Full Time, 12-10pm, four days per week, Sunday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Saturday
Job Site: Emergency Residence Program, Boston
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Case Management and Resident Engagement
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COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
Bridge Over Troubled Waters is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a paid hourly rate and a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision plans, paid time off and a retirement savings plan.
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