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Outdoor Youth Counselor

Company: Eckerd Connects
Location: Algodones
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Location Address: 7027 East Stage Coach Trail, Floral City, FL 34436**Hiring Immediately. Relocation Assistance Provided.**Are you a recent graduate? Do you have a bachelors degree, love to work outdoors and want to make the world a better place for at-risk teenage girls? Camp E-Nini-Hassee is the place for youEckerd Connects Camp E-Nini-Hassee is seeking females for our Outdoor Residential Youth Counselor position in Floral City, Florida. This position lives with girls ages 12 to 17, providing daily hygienic oversight, therapeutic support/group counseling related to teenage girls, and therapeutic outdoor adventures such as canoeing backpacking and ropes course activities.Make more than a Living, Make a DifferenceOur Benefits:Low-Cost Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance19 days of Paid Time Off the first year11 paid holidaysRetirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%Flexible spending accountsPaid short-term and voluntary long-term disabilityGroup Term Life and AD&D InsuranceVoluntary term life insuranceAdditional Benefits:Free room and board provided in an on-campus house for days offMeals provided when on dutyCompensation Range up to $38,000. Compensation range includes base salary plus room and board.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Outdoor Youth Counselor provides therapeutic support to 10-12 teenage girls who struggle with low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, family conflicts, neglect, and poor academic performance. Position is 24 hours a day for 5 days per week.The Outdoor Youth Counselor participates in the implementation of outdoor education (e.g. canoe trips, backpack trips, ropes course, fine arts, etc.), receiving training in CPR/First Aid, Lifeguarding, basic water safety, and other outdoor safety training.QualificationsBachelor's degree required.Willingness to work a 24hr/ five-day work weekAbility to appropriately role-model and willingness to share in the emotional experiences of teenage girls, and develop relationships, crisis management, problem-solving, and team building skill setsPhysical ability to stand for extended amounts of time, as well as walk regularly throughout the wilderness terrain 24hr/five-day work weekMaintain a positive attitude in a wilderness setting, with exposure to outdoors and/or weather conditionsRequired to pass a drug screen in compliance with our Substance Abuse and Drug-Free Workplace policy.*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.Our Program LocationEckerd Connects - Camp E-Nini-Hassee7027 East Stage Coach Trail - Floral City, FL 34436About Us Video: our ProgramCamp E-Nini-Hassee was founded in 1969 by Jack and Ruth Eckerd as the first outdoor therapeutic program for girls at-risk in the southeast. We provide a positive, strength-based environment for girls ages 12-18 to experience nurturing guidance.We present a reality-therapy approach in a residential, outdoor therapeutic environment, using alliances with staff and group therapy to provide safety, adventure, and education. Each girl receives individualized treatment and is supported with family services. We provide an accredited education on site with certified teachers and transferable credits.We help girls considered at-risk who are struggling with school, causing family conflicts, experimenting with drugs, experiencing depression, have low self-esteem, or are exhibiting emotional problems and behavioral issues.To learn more about our program copy and paste the link below into your browser: compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay Services Dial 711. Submit Request: Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is IllegalCopy & paste the link into your browser: & paste the link into your browser: Youth Alternatives, Inc. ('Eckerd Connects') is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.outdoor therapy wilderness therapy social work#EckENHDCby Jobble

Keywords: Eckerd Connects, Rio Rancho , Outdoor Youth Counselor, Other , Algodones, New Mexico

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