Flex Youth Counselor

Flex Youth Counselor

Hours - as needed basis

Overview

The Flex Youth Counselor interacts and supervises residents with a focus on safety, adherence to program rules and expectations, and creating a positive and nurturing environment.

Responsibilities

  • Form therapeutic relationships with residents through day to day interactions
  • Promote a safe and positive environment
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment
  • Observe and properly respond to behavioral issues through approved crisis intervention techniques
  • Follow daily program schedule
  • Actively participate in all recreational activities with residents
  • Adhere to safety standards- notify appropriate personnel if maintenance or repair is needed
  • Assist in the facilitation of psycho
  • educational groups
  • Assist in skills acquisition related to activities of daily living- independent living skills
  • Assist in Implementation of individualized treatment plans/interventions
  • Complete required documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Communicate with supervisor and co-workers
  • Provide transportation
  • Assist with household shopping
  • Conduct emergency drills as directed
  • Display positive customer relations
  • Supply basic first aid and emergency procedures if necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Competencies

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Experience working with children or adolescents desired
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Must pass a Criminal Record History Clearance and Child Abuse History Clearance

If interested or for additional information,

please call Karen Melson at 507-653-4029

or email kmelson@minnesotagirlsacademy.com

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