Position/Title: Therapeutic Counselor, Support & Training (TT&S)
Work Area: Lynn, MA
Status: 40 hrs. Full Time
Children's Friend & Family Services (CFFS) a division of JRI Community Based Services program is seeking a Therapeutic Counselor/Therapeutic Training & Support around the Lynn, MA area. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing a variety of community-based services to children, adolescents and their families. Such services include skill building, life skills training, activity/recreational planning, job coaching, community exploration and integration, behavior management, crisis management and case management. Services are designed to help the youth remain in the home or to transition to the home from outside placement. The TC/TT&S staff person is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with clients, outside agencies, families and other collaterals.
Interested candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the children and families we serve. Interested candidates must have a valid driver's license.
CFFS/JRI's Community Based Services program offers a rewarding and supportive work environment, a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities.
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
* Minimum of working 1-2 years with children/adolescents who require behavior management to address mental health needs
* Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
* Ability to independently plan and organize one's own schedule and activities
* Bilingual skills highly desired
CFFS/JRI is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community and people with disabilities.