POSITION: YOUTH COUNSELOR

$19.00 hourly
  • Teton Youth and Family Services
  • 510 South Cache Street, Jackson, WY, USA
  • Jul 20, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Teton Youth & Family Services is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Youth Counselor Staff. This position provides the opportunity to work in an active and challenging environment while helping youth to find their way to more fulfilling and constructive lives.

Position responsibilities:  Youth Counselors are responsible for the daily care and supervision of our residents, building therapeutic relationships with our clients and creating a safe and predictable environment. Creating this environment requires establishing healthy boundaries, reinforcing choices and behaviors through the use of natural and logical consequences, helping residents develop internal self-control by highlighting new growth and change as well as engaging in enriching activities. Youth Counselors work in shifts up to 16 hours, including overnights. Could include leading wilderness trips.

Qualifications: High School Diploma, preferably Bachelor’s Degree, patient, a good listener, energetic, and self-assured.

To apply: Please email resume to mhansen@tyfs.org or call 307-733-6440.