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Residential Counselor

Job Corps (Career Systems Development) | New Haven, CT

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New Haven Job Corps. 455 Wintergreen Ave. New Haven CT 06515


The Residential Counselor is a residential counseling position, employee provides guidance counseling, individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention counseling. Provides supervision in assigned area, to promote a safe, healthy, clean, and supportive dormitory environment. Supervises Job Corps trainees in their daily activities, monitors and encourages their progress in attaining performance and personal goals. Utilizes behavior management, conflict resolution skills, and consistent modeling of company Core Values.


Assists students in adjusting to Center life by providing supervision, behavior modification, counseling, and acting as a role model and mentor. This is a residential counseling position, employee provides guidance counseling, individual counseling, group counseling and crisis intervention counseling. Provides life skills training helps students learn the importance meeting schedules, being on time, waking up on time, being ready for work when reporting to education, training, work related assignmentsPractices and models Core Values, as well as, conducts small groups (which may include Guided Group Interaction), dorm meetings, reinforces and models Career Success Standards.

Provides instruction and daily supervision in monitoring student personal hygiene, room/chore assignments, special recreation activities, cafeteria monitoring, transportation as needed, and other scheduled program activities.

Provides counseling related to stress management, personal issues, adjustment issues, and retention, and provides insight into behavior and attitude.

Documents student’s records according to requirements of PRH and SOPs; inputs all relevant student data, including but not limited to: student attendance, performance, progress and positive behavior, and disciplinary incidents, which are entered into the CIS system or on Center forms in compliance with PRH and SOPs.

Prepares reports, forms, and annotates events in case notes through accurate documentation of daily observations of student’s progress, performance, maintains student confidential residential personnel record.


Minimum: Bachelor’s degree (including 15 semester hours of instruction in social services-related instruction), and one year experience in counseling or related field. Models the company Core Values

Preferred: Master’s degree in counseling, social work or a closely related field and experience working with disadvantaged youth

Knowledge Required: Knowledge of methods needed to instill appropriate behavior as well as work and study habits in adolescent students; of housekeeping techniques and management; to read, comprehend, interpret, communicate and execute instructions

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.


Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of “Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.”

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life. You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


2- SWING- Mon and Tues 11 pm – 8 am, Fri – Sat, 2:30 pm – 11:30 pm, Sun 8 am – 5 pm

1- OVERNIGHT- 11:30pm-8:30am Wednesday- Sunday

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.
Job Code: 6154
Posted On: 2018-04-23 05:54:58
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Training, Education
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