331 VT Rte 110, Chelsea, Vermont 05038 jallen@brookhaventlc.org 802 685.4458

Employment Opportunities

Brookhaven has the following openings;

Direct Care/ Youth Counselor 

Job Description

Brookhaven Treatment and Learning Center provides individualized educational, residential, and clinical services to the youth we serve. We are looking to hire youth counselors committed to providing a therapeutic environment that promotes safety, structure, and the opportunity to heal. Training is provided.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Accident insurance

Responsibilities:

  • Provide constant safety and supervision of children
  • Facilitate community inclusion, daily living and skill acquisition
  • Distribute medication
  • Assist with small group instruction
  • Use appropriate behavior management techniques & trauma-informed techniques to maintain a positive climate for learning.
  • Generate program activity ideas.
  • Sound judgment and maintenance of calm demeanor during crisis
  • Provide needed behavioral and/or mental health support
  • Provide needed personal and/or medical care
  • Provide a therapeutic milieu that supports the children in working on treatment goals
  • The Graveyard shift will also be responsible for different cleaning duties
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervising Team Leader, or Residential Coordinator

Shifts Available:

  • Evening: 2:30pm-10:30pm
  • Graveyard: 10:30pm-6:30am

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ year working with youth preferred, in any capacity (must be able to provide documentation/references)
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with children and families.
  • Must be willing to agree to HIPPA privacy laws
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • React to change and carry out all assigned duties.
  • Support the philosophy and mission of the program.
  • Demonstrate regular attendance.
  • React positively to supervision and constructive feedback.
  • Physical agility requires the following: Frequent Standing, Sitting, Walking, Kneeling

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour

Thank you for your interest in Brookhaven Treatment and Learning Center! Your contribution to Brookhaven can make a difference today and in the future for some of our challenged young people.

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