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Provisional Residential Counselor

Company: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

**COME DEMONSTRATE YOUR PASSION FOR CHILD & FAMILY EMPOWERMENT BY JOINING THE WAYSIDE TEAM!**

At Wayside, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that approaches client care as a matter of social justice. Wayside is one of Massachusetts' most respected child and family serving agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young adults, and families each year.

Wayside thinks of our employees as whole people and invests in benefits to support employee wellness.

- A learning environment - free training institute with thought leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.
- Financial health supports
- Teamwork atmosphere
- Career development support - a great place to grow your career!!!

**Provisional Residential Counselors**

Salary Range: $1 9.25 - $20 .00/hour depending on experience

Wayside Youth & Family Support Network has open positions where you can begin to build a career! Build your own schedule (only two shifts or more per month to start)! No college degree necessary! Wayside provides a warm work environment with team focused management that places value on healthy work dynamics. A perfect job for folks who like to be busy, creative and offer innovative care to youth and families.

**What You Will Do:**

- Provide care to youth and offer residents a safe and therapeutic milieu while promoting appropriate social skills.
- Directly supervise and engage youth/residents in activities.
- Provide skill building for youth through collaborative team approach
- Show yourself to be a willing learner in trainings and maintain necessary certifications.
- Facilitating recreational activities for youth, working with the staff team to ensure the program structure while providing positive role modeling for youth.
- Assist the program in providing basic needs for youth, such as regular meals, a safe and clean shelter and appropriate hygiene.

**Competencies/Traits of Our Superstars:**

- High quality communication skills show an ability to connect with others, approachability, being respectful to others, able to communicate with others at all levels.
- Reflective self-awareness.
- Ability to manage risk.
- Dynamic ability to support youth.
- Demonstrates flexibility and creative thinking ( i.e. ability to adapt and adjust to changing work situations, processes, and procedures).

**Minimum Requirements:**

- Must be available for at least two shifts per month. Valid drivers' license required - motor vehicle background record checks will be completed.
- High School degree or equivalent required.

Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside's dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+ applicants are encouraged to apply!

Keywords: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, Framingham , Provisional Residential Counselor, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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