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Shelter Youth Counselor
Job Code:2023-003
Location:Brewster Offsite Office
Department:Community Base Svcs
Status:Regular Full Time (40 hrs/wk)

Get to know us: For over 75 years, Green Chimneys a multi-faceted nonprofit organization is helping young people to maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical, and recreational services, in a safe and supportive environment that nurtures connections with their families, the community, animals, and nature.

Culture: Green Chimneys has built its success through valuing diversity in our workforce and clientele. Our programs are developed to recognize, respect, and respond to the unique, culturally defined needs of persons and families within our service population. We strive to create an inclusive, respectful and equitable environment in order to serve our diverse clients with culturally sensitive services.

Mission: We strive to give our clients support, resources, and the ability to heal through the work of animal-assisted therapy and nature-based learning all while developing the skills and confidence to grow into independent young adults.

Role Overview: 
Youth Counselors are needed for a six bed shelter located in Brewster, serving youth ages 12-17. Duties include supervision of youth for assisting youth with prompts to get ready for school, meal preparation as well as planning recreational activities with youth. The Youth Counselor works closely with the Program Supervisor. The incumbent must have flexibility to cover day, evening and additional shifts when needed. This position is a role that helps youth find their confidence, build skills, and assist them during major transitions. The Youth Counselor role is ideal for anyone starting out in the field of Human Services. 


What you bring to Green Chimneys:

Must have valid Driver's License, be 21 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or higher and a heart to help others.
Rate of pay: $14.20-15.29 per hour.