CHILD CARE COUNSELORS- OVERNIGHT SHIFTS
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Job Description

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. We provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive.

We are currently seeking Child Care Counselors for overnight shifts for our Residential Treatment Services program.

Core reponsibilites for the position are:

  • Supervise and protect children individually and in groups at all times
  • Help children acquire socially acceptable habits of behavior, appearance and develop improved personal relationships
  • Help each child relate to the group and to handle individual problems
  • Be involved in the social skills training of each resident
  • Use appropriate authority and discipline as necessary to set limits for behavior and help each child develop his own capacity for self-control
  • Participate as a unit team member in the development of individual child care plans directed toward return of the child to his own home or other appropriate placement
  • Display maturity, emotional security, and temperament to care for children and adolescent residents
  • Exhibit good judgment and ability to get along with other staff members
  • Be able to give residents individual understanding and affection
  • Be able to organize and participate in group discussions, conversation during meals, recreation and art and music appreciation
  • Engage in recreational and/or therapeutic sports activities with clients as needed
  • Be able to structure and assist in various daily living skills which foster independent functioning, including but not limited to grooming, shopping, cooking, etc.
  • Be able to organize, facilitate and participate in various leisure time activities through cultivation of personal interests and join with the children and adolescents in normal leisure activities such as dancing, recreation, camping, etc.
  • Be able to organize and participate in various activities such as games, sports and exercise
  • Be available for and be able to integrate training as provided on a regular basis
  • Able to drive for prolonged periods, stretch, reach, push, pull, bend, carry, lift, run, and walk
  • Ohter duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with SED children and/or other experience working with children in a related capacity
  • Interest in working with children
  • Feel comfortable with children and be responsive to them
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides insurance carrier

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive work environment
  • 5 Paid Jury Duty service days

 

Hillsides has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1799
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CHILD CARE COUNSELORS- OVERNIGHT SHIFTS


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