RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR –RELIEF/PARTIME/FULLTIME

Cohannet Academy

Justice Resource Institute

Taunton, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3422871
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 5, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Program Description:
Cohannet Academy, a program of Justice Resource Institute, is a Joint Commission- accredited 17 bed Intensive Residential Treatment program for adolescent girls between the ages of 13-18, who are coping with serious mental illness and emotional disturbance along with challenging behaviors.
Cohannet Academy provides a safe environment from which the girls can learn and grow. Our shared goal for each graduate of the program will be to reflect on her stay as a turning point in her life, a brief focused time when she learned to believe in herself and in her future, and for her to be able to access this period of learning and partnership as a lasting resource.


Job Description:
We are seeking full-time and Relief Residential Counselors to join our dynamic evening and overnight teams. The ideal candidate will be reliable and possess a special purpose to help people, be enthusiastic, an organized multi-tasker, have good organizational and communication skills and have a good sense of humor.
You would be working with a cohesive and supportive environment with a competitive salary, excellent training, supervision, benefits package including: BCBS, Delta Dental, Cigna Life Insurance, Long term disability, 401-k/employer match, company sponsored pension plan, tuition reimbursement and a generous time off package including paid holidays.

Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent, College preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience working in residential setting with children
Drivers license


JRI is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Employer Description

    Justice Resource Institute strives to serve the needs of underserved individuals, families, and communities with compassion and dignity. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    Cohannet Academy, a program of Justice Resource Institute, is a Joint Commission-accredited 17 bed Intensive Residential Treatment Program for adolescent girls between the ages of 13 - 18, who are coping with serious mental illness and emotional disturbance along with challenging behaviors.

    Cohannet Academy provides a safe environment from which the girls can learn and grow. Our shared goal for each graduate of the program will be for her to reflect on her stay as a turning point in her life, a brief, focused time when she learned to believe in herself and in her future, and for her to be able to access this period of learning and partnership as a lasting resource. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Justice Resource Institute is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Dwayne Pina , HR
    • 60 Hodges Ave
    • Taunton State Hospital, Cain2
    • Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
    • Phone: 508-977-3730
    • Fax: 508-824-7528
    • Email: click here

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