Youth Residential Counselor

Baltimore, MD

Posted: 05/03/2024 Job Number: 24-05306 Pay Rate ($): 18.0

Job Description

Health Advocates Network is seeking a Youth Residential Counselor to work at a Facility in Baltimore, MD. This is a registry position with our company.

Pay Rate: $18 / hour

Shifts Details:

  • Monday through Friday: 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, 12am-8am Sat & Sun: 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, 12am-8am
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Residential Youth Counselor to join our team. As a Residential Youth Counselor, you will be responsible for providing support, guidance, and care to youth who are in transition. This position requires excellent communication skills, empathy, and a strong commitment to helping young individuals develop emotional, social, and life skills.

1. Provide a safe and supportive environment for youth in transition.

2. Develop and implement individualized treatment plans for each resident to address their specific needs and goals.

3. Foster positive relationships with residents, promoting trust, respect, and open communication.

4. Assist residents in developing and practicing essential life skills, such as budgeting, cooking, and personal hygiene.

5. Plan and facilitate group activities and workshops to promote socialization, teamwork, and personal growth.

6. Provide crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques when necessary, ensuring the safety and well-being of all residents.

7. Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including therapists, educators, and medical professionals, to develop comprehensive care plans.

8. Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of resident progress, incidents, and interventions.

9. Act as a positive role model, demonstrating appropriate behavior and interpersonal skills for residents to emulate.

10. Assist in the transition process for residents, including preparing them for independent living or reintegration into their families.


1. Previous experience working with youth/adults in a residential or similar setting is highly desirable.

2. Knowledge of adolescent development, trauma-informed care, and evidence-based therapeutic interventions.

3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish rapport and build trusting relationships with youth.

4. Strong crisis management skills and the ability to remain calm and composed in high-pressure situations.

5. Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of residents and the program.

6. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and effectively communicate with colleagues, supervisors, and external stakeholders.

7. First Aid and CPR certification (or willingness to obtain).

8. Must pass a comprehensive background check and drug screening, CPS clearance

If interested, please apply through this job post. You may fax a copy of your most recent resume to 877-858-6263. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Lalaine Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST).

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

About Baltimore, MD

Unlock your next career opportunity in the vibrant city of Baltimore, Maryland! Nestled between the scenic Inner Harbor and historic neighborhoods like Fells Point and Mount Vernon, Baltimore offers a perfect blend of rich culture, unique charm, and endless growth possibilities. Home to iconic landmarks such as the USS Constellation, Maryland Science Center, and Camden Yards, this diverse city boasts renowned art galleries, theaters like the Hippodrome, and professional sports teams including the Ravens and Orioles. With its renowned crab cakes, stunning parks like Patterson Park, and a thriving job market, Baltimore is the ideal place to launch your career. Explore our job listings today and discover why Baltimore is the perfect backdrop for your professional journey!