Onsite Youth Counselor - Recent College Grads
Company: Eckerd Connects
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Location Address: 7027 East Stage Coach Trail, Floral City, FL
Hiring Immediately. Relocation Assistance Provided. Are you a
recent graduate? Do you have a bachelor's 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 you...
Eckerd Connects' Camp E-Nini-Hassee is seeking females for our
Outdoor Residential Youth Counselor/Teacher 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
Duties and Responsibilities of Youth Counselor/Teacher:
- 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 a week.
- 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.
- Bachelor's degree required
- Willingness to work a 24hr/ five-day work week
- Ability 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 sets
- Physical ability to stand for extended amounts of time, as well
as walk regularly throughout the wilderness terrain 24hr/five-day
- Maintain a positive attitude in a wilderness setting, with
exposure to outdoors and/or weather conditions
- Free room and board provided in an on-campus house for days
- Meals provided when on duty
Make more than a Living, Make a Difference
Eckerd wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide
our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education,
advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives.
We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive
benefits package including:
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance - 19 days of Paid Time Off the
first year - 11 paid holidays - Retirement savings plan with
employer match up to 5% - Flexible spending accounts - Paid
short-term and long-term disability - Group Term Life and AD&D
Insurance - Voluntary term life insurance
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, and founded in 1968 by
philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, Eckerd Connects is one of
the largest national nonprofit child and family service
organizations in the United States. Eckerd provides a full
continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare
services, and workforce development through multiple offices and
facilities nationwide that strengthen families, assist young
adults, and help children succeed.
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") 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.
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