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Residential Counselor- Up To $7500 Sign On Bonus Evenings

Company: The Home for Little Wanderers, Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

This position is eligible for an up to $7,500 sign-on bonus and for relocation assistance!The Home for Little Wanderers, Southeast Campus, located in Plymouth, MA on a beautiful 53-acre property, is currently looking for Full-time Residential Counselors to make a difference in the lives of youth who have experienced trauma and/or who have significant emotional and behavioral challenges in a residential setting.How You Will Be Making a DifferenceWhen you join The Home for Little Wanderers/Wediko, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-risk youths from birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect, trauma, or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent loving relationships, and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.Our campus offers a unique recovery environment for youth, providing them with a respite from the challenging circumstances that have brought them into care, in a heavily wooded facility with a lake, walking trails, fields, a Project Adventure ropes course, and full gymnasium, utilizing evidence-based and trauma informed practices. New employees receive training in behavior support, crisis management, trauma informed care, and best practices in social services.We do this through a focus on positive and healthy relationships, including a core belief that youth need to feel cared for in order to make progress. Staff learn to work in groups and run activities designed to enhance youth healthy growth and development. We encourage our staff to come up with new ideas for activities and routines and focus on a child-centered, team approach to care.Qualifications1 year prior experience working with youthHS diploma or equivalency, Bachelor's degree preferredA passion for making a positive impact on the lives of kidsWhat The Home Can Offer YouIn addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless youth, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:Extensive training to new staffGenerous time offTuition reimbursementHealth and Dental Insurance available upon hire403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matchLong-term Disability and Short-term Disability InsuranceLife InsuranceAnd more!Valuing DiversityWe are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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