Juvenile Justice Counselor
Company: NFI Massachusetts, Inc.
Posted on: January 15, 2022
NFI Massachusetts Inc., a non-profit human services agency, is
currently seeking a Juvenile Justice Counselor for our program
located in Peabody, MA.This program is a residential DYS detention
program for adolescent males (ages 13-18) referred by the
Massachusetts Department of Youth Services. It is a well-staffed
program with administrators, licensed clinicians, teachers, direct
care staff and other support staff. The program structure includes
classes 5.5 hours per day, individual and group counseling, life
skills and pre-vocational skills training. Providing a safe and
staff secure environment and meeting/exceeding all contractual
expectations is the ultimate goal of the program.This is a highly
responsible position in the Juvenile Justice System, and a great
opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience for careers
in the Juvenile Justice and/or Child Welfare systems as well as law
enforcement, corrections and probation.We are seeking enthusiastic,
dedicated and caring individuals with strong interpersonal skills
to provide direct care to youth served within the program.
Candidates must have strong communication skills, demonstrated
ability in working with teenagers, the ability to set limits,
adhere to program policies and procedures, and work well within a
team setting. We are looking to fill positions on the third shift
as well as candidates who are willing to working a combination of
first /second shifts.Status: Full time, part time, or relief
positionsSchedules: Mix of 1st shift/2nd shifts or3rd shift:
11:00pm - 7:00amHourly: $18/hrJob Requirements:
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Criminal /Juvenile Justice
- Experience working with teenagers or a similar population.
- Valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle is a must.
- Must be 21 years of age.Benefits for full time employees
include: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance,
Retirement Plan, 3 weeks paid vacation time and Tuition
reimbursement up to $2500 per fiscal year
Keywords: NFI Massachusetts, Inc., Peabody , Juvenile Justice Counselor, Other , Peabody, Massachusetts
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