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Residential Counselor

Capital District YMCA
Schenectady, NY 12305
  • Job Code
    RESID001582-00001

The Schenectady YMCA is seeking a Residential Counselor for our Men's Residence Program!


Our Residential Counselors provide support services to residents of Schenectady County as part of the Outreach Program.


TheResidential Counselor preforms the following functions:


  • Establishes and maintains good rapport and working relationships with residents.

  • Aids and encourage residents to meet the established goals of their service plans.

  • Encourages resident decision-making.

  • Provides psychoeducation to residents.

  • Reports problems and behavioral changes to supervisor.

  • Provides information, referral and advocacy to help residents reach goals.

  • Works cooperatively with all internal and external entities.

  • Ensures the protection of all client civil liberties, rights and property.

  • Maintains confidentiality and boundaries.

  • Attends all staff meetings. Participates in supervisory meetings.

  • Documents interactions with residents on proper forms.

  • Supervises self-medication of residents.

TheResidential Counselor holds the following qualifications:


  • AA/AS in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology OR related field required.

  • Minimum one year prior work experience with the adult mental health population.

  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications required.

  • Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Part time, 28 hours a week


Free single membership upon hire! Starting rate is $18.27 per hour.

Experience

Required
  • 1 year(s): Prior work experience with the adult mental health population.

Education

Required
  • High School Diploma/GED or better
  • Associates or better in Social Work
Preferred
  • Bachelors or better in Social Work or related field

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • AED
  • First Aid
  • CPR

Skills

Required
  • Work in diverse community
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Organizational
  • Group Facilitation

Behaviors

Required
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Required
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization


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Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-09
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