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Counselor 40 hours (Sign-on Bonus Eligible)

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Full Time


Lake Breeze CR (Canandaigua, NY)

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Pay: $15.50 - $18.00 per hour! (depending on related experience

Nature of Work:
A Counselor is a compassionate and patient entry-level, direct-care, human services professional who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be responsible for providing instruction and support to children and youth diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance, using strengths-based and trauma-informed practices, with the goal of improving functioning and overall quality of life.  As a Counselor you will be an integral member of the team, providing daily documentation and feedback regarding youth progress and needs.  This position offers flexible scheduling (with multiple different schedules being available), competitive pay, benefits and opportunities for advancement for qualified and skilled employees. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Associate’s degree in a human services related field is strongly preferred; a high school diploma with related experience may be considered. 
• Requires a valid drivers’ license that meets insurability guidelines to operate Agency-owned vehicles. 
• Must meet the requirements of the School Age Care, Day Care, and/or Mental Health Regulations regarding a State Central Register Clearance regarding a history of abuse/maltreatment of children and Criminal History Review for criminal convictions.

Sign-on Bonus for Eligible Community Residence Positions
Full time positions are now eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus, $500 every 3 months for one year. Part time positions are now eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus, $250 every 3 months for one year. New hires and rehires are eligible for this sign-on bonus. (ELIGIBLE POSITIONS: Senior Counselor/Family Support Specialist, Senior Counselor, Counselor, Recreation Specialist)

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Req. # 1392