• Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
  • $98,470.00 -53,240.00/year*
  • Glenmont , NY
  • Law Enforcement
  • Full-Time

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The Non Secure Detention Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily activities of youth and provides youth with a safe, structured, therapeutic environment.

Job Responsibilities

Account for welfare and well-being of youth at all times. Model appropriate behavior standards for youths. Must maintain visual sight of youth in program.

Counsel youth on individual and group basis to assist with adjustment/transition to program. Ensure youth follow and participate in program schedules. Communicate any concerns with youth are brought to the attention of program leadership.

Assist with daily meal preparation.

Assist with security and safety of youth and facility.

Adheres to agency policies and procedures; follows and supports agency mission, vision and values including participating in internal surveys and data collection for continuous improvement initiatives.

Job Requirements

Minimum of High School/GED required.

Minimum 1 year of work related preffered.

Experience working with at risk youth in detention/residential facility preferred.

TCI, First Aid/CPR certifications required.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule with variable hours including day, evening, weekend, holiday and subject to call hours.

Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle. Travel is required. Ability to coordinate and plan travel for visits and appointments in efficient manner.

Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse population.

Skills: Verbal and written communication skills. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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