• Assistant Counselor - FT Tuesday-Friday (3pm-1am)

    Job Locations US-FL-Pompano Beach
    Job ID
    2019-2459
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Group Living
    Minimum Salary
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $12.00/Hr.
  • Overview

    Ask yourself…

    Are you prepared to inspire and nurture the human spirit one youth at a time while unlocking the potential for lifelong success?

     

    TOP 8 PERKS TO JOINING OUR TEAM!

    • People First
    • Competitive Pay
    • Training and development with CEU credits
    • Mentoring Support
    • Growth Opportunities
    • Gain knowledge working with youth addressing past trauma, mental health and behavioral health challenges.
    • Employee referral program
    • Positively impact and empower the youth.

    Group Living Services Overview

     

    Avidity, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization who provides a variety of group living services for adolescents in the foster care system who have been referred by ChildNet, Inc., the local community-based care agency for Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Our 3 group living homes, Apollo, Cassius, and Lilac, serve a total of 45 youth per year. All of these adolescents we serve struggle to engage in prosocial activities. Our programming addresses their past trauma, mental health and behavioral health challenges.

     

    AVIDITY BENEFITS

    • Medical/Dental/Vision plans with employer contribution
    • Medical GAP Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Disability Insurance (STD/LTD)
    • Legal Assistance
    • Employee Assistance Program and work-life benefits and resources
    • Bereavement Counseling
    • Paid Time Off
    • 401k Retirement Plan with up to 4% match of bi-weekly pay
    • Pet Insurance
    • Travel Club
    • Discounted Gym Membership
    • Vendor Discounts
    • Energetic and supportive work environment
    • Training Institute for ongoing growth and development
    • Join a team with integrity and lots of community involvement
    • Awesome culture!  Work with diversified, talented team members that are enthusiastic, have a strong work ethic and are our biggest asset

    Avidity is an equal employment opportunity employer. Our policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Avidity also prohibits bullying and harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. Avidity is committed to maintaining a Drug-Free Working in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. If you require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify Avidity during the interview process.

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates skills and understanding in providing structure and supervision to SED/at-risk youth
    • Must be approved to drive company vehicle.
    • Provides support in activities to build self-esteem, self-confidence, develop leadership skills, and prepare them to be assets to their communities through promoting pro-social engagement.
    • Responsible for providing consistent structure, supervision and behavior management of youth
    • Observes youth for side effects of medication.
    • Attends treatment team meetings and provides information on the adjustment of the youth in the group living/shelter.
    • Interacts and shares observations with clinicians on the youths’ responses to the treatment plan.
    • Completes daily progress note on each youth.
    • Works effectively with culturally diverse groups and individuals experiencing an exacerbation of either psychiatric, substance use and/or medical symptoms, as well as experiencing a stressful situation.
    • Works cordially with others in a team setting.

    Qualifications

    • Graduation with a high school diploma or GED
    • Computer literate and proficiency to Internet, online applications and email.
    • Creative Skills (Arts & Crafts, Sewing, Baking, Cooking) a Must

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